Checkin’ In On Gem

We’ve been following Gem The Puppeh since she was rescued from a SF recycling center. Gem continues to settle in, in her new San Francisco home!

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Sometimes more settled than usual.

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First photo by Jessica Mironov.

The World According To Gem

We’ve got a Gem update for you! You’ll recall her story we’ve been following here and here. She seems to be settling in quite nicely in her new SF home..she even has a new Facebook page, which is where we found these photos. Gem was sent this coat while she was at the SF Animal Care & Control facility. (And notice juuuuust the slightest hint of a Baroo…)

(Oops, can’t forget this video clip. Tried to embed it but it wouldn’t play nice.)

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Here she is meeting a new friend.

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A local SF pet store donated a gift card to Gem, so she could go shopping for treats and toys.

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Gem and her Mini-Me.

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Thanks to Cuteporter Tonya C. for the FB tip.

THIS JUST IN: Gem Was Adopted Today! (Updated!)

Remember Gem, the pupster we told you about earlier this week?

The poor little puppeh was found in December at a San Francisco recycling center, moments from certain doom. Gem was adopted today at San Francisco Animal Care and Control by Patricia A., one of the center’s employees! There was a lottery from 200 applications to determine who would be allowed to take Gem, and her application was chosen. See the new video here.

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Gem says “Thank you all for showing me so much love and adoration and for all the wonderful applications for my adoption. I have found a wonderful home and new family.”

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“My hope is that all the fantastic folks who wanted to adopt me will take their love for me and go to one of the many shelters and rescues near them and adopt another totally deserving animal in need.”

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“If everyone that wanted me would adopt another shelter animal it would make such a great difference in the world.”

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“Please spread the love and find another animal needing a forever home…”

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“..and thanks again for all the attention.”

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“I just hope it helps folks learn more about shelter animals..”

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“.. and how great we can be!-XXOO, Gem.”

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All of these fine photos (except press conference shot) by Desiree Nguyen © 2014 Delighted Images.

(These are photos taken from today’s press conference- super late-breaking-zoom-zoom-gotta-have-those-photos-thanks to Kristen H. at SF ACC!)

This Is Surely One Gem Of A Puppeh

[Note: This is a sad story starting out. Just want to let you know. -Ed]

There was a tiny 3-month-old puppeh in San Francisco that somehow miraculously survived a brutal trip thru a recycling center just before Christmas. Gem The Puppeh was rescued just moments from certain peril!

That was then. THIS…is now!

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She has made a full recovery thanks to San Francisco Animal Care & Control.

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The Furrtographer took these nice photos at the shelter.

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Josh Norem says “She is in foster care in SF while ACC sorts out the adoption applications. They have over 200 applications for her.”

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Miracles do come true, don’t they?

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