UPDATE 10/9/13: We are happy to share that Lucy's basset mix friend, Will, has joined the family.
In December 2011, we introduced Lucy to our readers. We're sure most of you remember this unforgettable girl. Read her original story here.
Lucy was found alone and starving, with facial deformities from severe abuse she endured in Colombia. Her nose and jaw had been broken and healed on their own. She was flown here by Stray from the Heart and taken in by trainer Kim Barnett in Madison, Connecticut where she started her journey to physical and emotional healing. Under Kim's guidance, she learned to trust and overcome her past life of abuse.
They determined it was not necessary to put this beautiful girl through any unnecessary surgery, since she was able to eat, drink, and breathe properly. It was Lucy's unique face that touched hearts around the world and exposed the abuse animals suffer at the hands of humans.
There were many offers of adoption, but Lucy needed to fully recover, and the process of finding the perfect home for her began.
Today we learned that Lucy has found that special place in upstate New York! She will now share her life with two moms, Paula and Dee, who are grieving the loss of their furry family member, Jezebel, but decided they were ready to open their hearts and home to another special dog - and knew it was Lucy. Watch a video of Lucy in her new home.
Lucy now has feline siblings, and her best friend, a basset mix, could possibly be joining the family. They have enclosed an acre of land for Lucy to play and run freely and safely.
Last night Lucy arrived with Kim who has given her a fantastic life for the past year and a half. She greeted my cats beautifully and made herself at home, sampling every couch. We woke up this morning to a cheerful, loving, force of nature and knew Jezebel had led us to her successor and the cycle of love and change and healing had begun once again. Life goes on and love never dies. Welcome Lucy. ~ Paula and Dee
Our thanks to the many involved in Lucy's road to recovery.
Have a wonderful life with your new family, Lucy. You are finally home!
Thanks for reading!
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