Recently, a house in Southern California was engulfed in flames, and while the homeowners escaped, their pets were left behind. Among them were a mother dog named Bailey, who had recently given birth to a litter of puppies, and a male dog. Neighbors rushed to the scene to rescue the pets, but Bailey’s survival instincts kicked in, and she ran away in fear. The neighbors focused their efforts on rescuing the puppies and their father, who were safely removed from the burning building. However, despite their best efforts, Bailey remained missing for several days. Eventually, a woman visiting a nearby equestrian center stumbled upon Bailey cowering in a stable, shivering with fear.
Bailey was almost left behind after a house fire, as her owners didn’t bother to save her. A Good Samaritan took a picture of her and posted it online, which caught the attention of Suzette Hall from Logan’s Legacy dog rescue. Despite wanting to provide Bailey with the love she deserved, Hall struggled to get close as Bailey ran away every time she tried. She attempted to use the sound of Bailey’s puppies to trap her but unfortunately, it didn’t work. Hall set up multiple humane traps around the equestrian center, but Bailey managed to avoid all of them, leaving everyone heartbroken.
Despite their best efforts, Bailey wouldn’t enter the trap. Instead, she would approach it and sit beside it until someone appeared, at which point she would flee to another location. Fortunately, the neighbors who had rescued her puppies arrived on the scene later and offered to help. To lure Bailey, they suggested placing her puppies inside a small crate and leaving it behind the trap, which Hall did. When the puppies began to make noise, Bailey’s attention was captured, and she began to run towards them. Hall was surprised at how quickly Bailey moved towards the crate, jumping and bouncing with excitement. However, she didn’t enter the trap; she only wanted to be reunited with her pups.
Bailey desired to be with her puppies, but she was too afraid to approach anyone. To make her feel at ease around people, Hall took one of the babies and began cuddling him. As a result, the cuddles produced noise from the puppy, which caught Bailey’s attention. This made her realize that Hall was holding her baby and was safe. Consequently, Bailey got closer to Hall, and Hall took advantage of the opportunity and put a slip lead around Bailey’s neck. Surprisingly, Bailey did not resist. She jumped on Hall’s lap and started licking her as if to thank her. Hall was amazed by Bailey’s reaction, considering that she had always seen Bailey acting scared. Finally, Hall showed Bailey all her babies, and Bailey was overjoyed.
Hall personally escorted Bailey to her foster home, where the mama dog was finally reunited with her puppies and their father. The heartwarming scene that followed was nothing short of priceless – Bailey’s reaction was pure joy and gratitude, as if she were beaming with happiness and saying, “Thank you, thank you!” from ear to ear.
Bailey and her adorable puppies were quickly approved for adoption after being reunited. Initially, three of the puppies found their loving homes before Bailey finally met her forever family. During the meet and greet with a gentleman, it was evident that they had an instant connection as if she had already known him. It seemed like he resembled someone who Bailey loved in the past. The gentleman was just as smitten and they both couldn’t be happier now that they are together.
Bailey, the affectionate dog, was fortunate enough to find a new family who adores her after the man agreed to take her home. However, two of Bailey’s offspring and their father are yet to find their permanent homes. Despite this, Hall is overjoyed that they are safe, even though they have been through challenging situations. Hall is elated about the impending adoptions and believes that Bailey’s rescue was miraculous.
The variety of birds is truly remarkable, and they come in all shapes and sizes. Some have striking crests or wattles, while others have more subdued plumage. And then there are those with mustaches – yes, you read that right! Take the Inca Tern for example, with its very dashing handlebar mustache. This particular facial hair style bears a striking resemblance to that of the famous artist Salvador Dali, which is a perfect point of reference.
The Inca Tern is a type of bird that can be spotted along the Pacific coast of Peru and Chile. They tend to build their nests on cliffs and islands located near the shoreline. Interestingly, these birds are named after the Inca Empire that used to govern the same lands where they reside today. What sets them apart from other birds is the conspicuous mustache, complemented by yellow wattles, bright red beaks, and feet.
In contrast to numerous avian species, the Inca Terns possess identical physical appearance for males and females. They both exhibit the same plumage, which is believed to be indicative of good health and fitness, a significant factor when it comes to selecting a partner. These birds typically stay in pairs during their breeding season, but they do not necessarily reunite with the same partner the next year.
The photo titled “Larosterna inca (Inca Tern – Inkaseeschwalbe) Weltvogelpark Walsrode 2012-012.jpg” by Olaf Oliviero Riemer is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0. These birds are known for their unique call, which sounds like a loud meow similar to that of a kitten. However, in the clips I found, they always seem to sound angry. It’s disheartening to learn that the Inca Terns are considered a near-threatened species.
The Inca Tern, who are currently living in Living Coasts, have a diet that consists of anchovies and other small fish. This puts them in direct competition with human fisheries for food. Moreover, their nesting sites on islands are frequently destroyed by the guano trade. It is hoped that through conservation efforts, these birds will be protected from becoming endangered in the future.