was able to carry and deliver
9 healthy puppies.
Do you know that Carr's normal weight
is about 22 pounds
and those 9 puppies alone
(without any of the fluids and junk that come with them)
weighed 4 1/2 pounds at birth -
they averaged 8 ounces each.
Now collectively they weigh
about 35 pounds -
Mom is getting stronger day by day
just by carrying their basket.
Other than the puppies,
and the wonderful parents they have picked,
we find ourselves being thankful
on a daily basis
it gets sprinkled in between the sheets
on their bed every time we change it -
and it makes them smell baby sweet.
that keep us on our toes -
they eat 4 times a day now
and by the time we get everything cleaned,
it's time to start it all over again.
it's the best thing we've found
to combat odors -
it doesn't cover them up
or smell perfumy -
it just makes them disappear.
our friend, Carolyn, gave us -
and the fact that the puppies piddle
on the clean sheets the minute
it get's changed -
it's like a race to see who can be first!
washer and dryer.
Don't let this picture fool you -
this is only how Mom dreams
our laundry room would look.