Introducing… Honey Bunches of Otis!

Hi Everyone. My name is Honey Bunches of Otis – Otis or Otie for short. Fostermama says she named me that goofy name because it’s her favorite cereal I am sweet like honey. I would agree except I don’t know what honey is.

I’m not an old dog, despite how wise I look. I’m probally between two or three years old. I’m different than a lot of the adoptable dogs you meet because the last year of my life is well known and is full of a lot of love. But despite how much love I’ve gotten, no one has really figured out what makes me happy. You see, I originally came from this place they call a “hoarder”, and I spent most of my life sheltered in a box. I was safe from everything! So when they broke me out of that place, everything was new and weird to me. Most of the time now when I see something new and weird, I just want to go hide in a box.

They call me a “scaredy cat” – but I keep trying to tell them I am a dog! I like doing doggy things like rolling around in the grass and chewing on toys and galloping through the woods. I may not be as brave as some of those other dogs, but I can wag my tail like the best of them! I’ve learned that a good way to be braver is to find a human to protect you. My humans are very important to me, and I like doing everything with them! I repay them for their protection in snuggles, kisses, and extreme tail-to-body wags.

Do I look familiar? That might be because I have been with fostermom before. Even though the first time I was with her was for a two week vacation over the summer when I transitioned on to my second forever home, she says this time I am not just on a short vacation. She says I am here until I find my REAL forever home – which I guess means the one I will get to live in for the rest of my life. That sounds like a really nice idea. Besides, I like this place for now. It’s quiet and familiar and it doesn’t have many things that scare me. I can finally relax, which is something I haven’t been able to for a long time.

It’s funny how this thing called relaxing is making me feel better already. I don’t have to worry about my big scary sister who would bounce and bark and bully me around all the time. I don’t have to be nervous about little humans running around. I can just be a dog, which is something I’m slowly remembering how to do – and it’s fun! Today fostermom took me to the creek and I remembered how much I love water!

Fostermama says I’m going to remember a lot about being a dog over the next few weeks, and that you all are going to be here with me as I improve. I think I am liking this bloggy world already. So nice to meet ya!

16 thoughts on “Introducing… Honey Bunches of Otis!

  1. Karen Wagner

    Hi Otis!

    I am so happy to meet ya!! You are so handsome and I am glad you have someone to take such good care of you. You deserve it!! I am praying for you that you find your forever home! Happy Easter to you and your fostermom!!

  2. It’s lovely to meet you, Otis! I am sorry your second foster home didn’t work out but I am so glad you were able to get back with your fostermama to find your final final forever home. You are definitely in the right place for that! I can’t wait to read more about you!

  3. Starla

    Hello there Otis! You look like you could be kin to my Chief! You are going to luv your new digs & we look forward to reading all about your new adventures! :)

  4. Hi Otis! It sounds like fostermomma’s house is the place to be! You wouldn’t want to be in our wild and crazy house, that’s for sure! I can’t wait to hear more about all the bravery you’ll be getting as time goes on!

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