Her big beautiful smile and amazing wagging tail saved Mika from being euthanized at an animal shelter. We are fostering her now and in this blog and I will try to provide some details and photos of her ongoing life with Moonsong Malamute Rescue and my interaction with this great dog. (Scroll down to read the most recent blog posts)
Mika - An Alaskan Malamute
Mika watching a squirrel in our backyard. January 10, 2011
March 6, 2010 - How Mika was saved (first message from rescue to the shelter)
In early March 2010, Katy, with Moonsong Malamute Rescue found out about Mika being in danger in a shelter in California. She communicated with the shelter and started working with other closer rescues to devise a plan to get Mika into a foster home or boarding facility.
Mika in the California shelter, February, 2010.
Little did they know Mika was living on borrowed time. Below is the first message sent from Moonsong Malamute Rescue. In the next post I will copy the return message from Judy at the shelter explaining how Mika is one of the "Most Lucky" dogs around.
Hi Carly and Judy,
I just got through talking with Carly at your shelter about Mika. We are Mal rescue for Idaho and assist in NV., WY., and MT., where no Mal rescue affiliates exist. We also work closely with our affiliates in UT., OR. and CA. I have alerted the CA. and OR. rescues about Mika to see if someone has room to take her. I will also list her on our web site as Urgent! Needing a Foster Home and see if we can't get someone close by to offer. We screen our fosters just like our adopters, so it can take a little while. However, if her time is running out, please contact us, so that we can see about boarding her. We certainly don't want to see a wonderful girl like this euthanized because her irresponsible owner basically abandoned her! Please hold on to her while we try to see what can best be done for her and contact me at any time if her status changes.
I listed her on our site and also listed her on our Petfinder.
Again, please contact me if you need to get her moved right away. It can take some time just getting transport arranged, so we appreciate you letting us know in advance so we have time to do that!