Rockstar Pets!


You may know I have a cat. She’s mentioned on the very first page of the book and later I say how she sometimes walks on the kitchen counter. No kitty! We shoo her off the countertops, but she’s a rock star at our house and does pretty much what she wants. But some pets REALLY are superstars. I love the story of Faith the service dog who dialed 911 when her owner fell out of her wheelchair. 1000% True!

In case of emergency, Faith had been trained to remove the phone from the receiver and press 911 using speed dial. That's exactly what she did and then she barked a lot into the phone. The 911 dispatcher sent help and Faith opened the door when it arrived. Faith's owner went to the hospital and is doing fine now. Do you know any superstar pets? Share your stories!

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

OMG! Faith sounds like the best dog evah!!!

April 9, 2009 at 1:43 AM  
Blogger Jemma said...

I know - I love my cat Fergie but I don't ever picture her saving my life.

April 14, 2009 at 3:07 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey, my cat is useful, too. She makes an excellent door stop and hisses at both family and strangers alike.

April 17, 2009 at 3:06 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

LOL!

April 18, 2009 at 8:48 AM  
Anonymous matt said...

this is a great article....

April 18, 2009 at 11:48 AM  
Anonymous Linda said...

I would totally want a dog like that!

April 18, 2009 at 7:50 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

this is amazing that dogs and cats can be trained to do this sort of thing...

April 18, 2009 at 7:50 PM  
Anonymous matt said...

its amazing dogs and cats can do things like this... AMAZING!!!!

April 18, 2009 at 7:54 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wow!!! Faith sounds great.... but i love my dog and cat 2.

April 20, 2009 at 4:29 PM  
Anonymous Deane said...

Awesome!!! I hav a dog 2. he barks at everything!LOL! I'm amazed at what your dog can do.My sister, Lara used to have a cat. Her name was Claira. But then it kept on scratching everyone, so we had to put her down.:(

April 28, 2009 at 8:55 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is an amazing story

April 28, 2009 at 6:45 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love animals! Especially my DOGS!

April 29, 2009 at 10:33 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

awesome, faith is amazing! i have a cat who can catch mosquitoes. I guess thats kinda cool and useful in the summer! :D

April 30, 2009 at 10:27 AM  
Anonymous Megan said...

Who wouldn't want such a dog like this, the only thing my cat doughnut(yes thats her name)does is when i'm crying she comes up and cuddles me. It always makes me feel better.

April 30, 2009 at 10:23 PM  
Anonymous Alley said...

it would b soo awesome to meet faith. i have 2 cats and they would probably never save me, i might have to save them, in case of a fire or earthquake.

April 30, 2009 at 11:10 PM  
Blogger puppy17 said...

this is so cool!

May 3, 2009 at 9:59 AM  
Anonymous Nikkey said...

I have a dog too. His name is Charlie, and he does really weird stuff. For example he runs away from the back yard by digging a hole in the ground. Man, the last time he escaped, I had to run and search for him for 1 hour around all of my neighbourhood. And guess where I found him? 1 kilometer away, near the high way. Lol, it's not over yet. Okay, I found him, now, I have to actually catch him. In the end, I came home late, and all dirty with that "really good doggy" in my arms. (You know, when I said that he's a really good doggy, I was sarcastic.)

May 3, 2009 at 10:58 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have a cat,Jag, that kept me( my hands) VERRRYYYY warm in the winter..our power went out in the snow "storm" for whooo i don't know how many days!!LOL!!

May 4, 2009 at 8:12 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

mimi said s000000 g00d ...lol...

May 6, 2009 at 10:35 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

My goat used to pull us around (accidentally) behind her her leash and we would get SOO dirty!!

May 6, 2009 at 12:28 PM  
Anonymous Shelby Boo said...

I have a cat. Her name is Tidbit but sheis like a princess. But about a year ago I started calling her "Princess" and now she'll only come if you call her Princess. Talk about spoiled! Oh and she also picks up one of her paws like " My paw is way... too important to touch the ground!" LOL!

May 6, 2009 at 8:52 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

puppys are so cute.

May 6, 2009 at 9:40 PM  
Anonymous Ella said...

My dog once stopped a burglar attack at my house... by jumping 2 four foot fences and jumping onto my porch and jumping on the masked guy and barking at and licking him until we got home! He now is honorary.

May 6, 2009 at 10:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wow can I have your dog LOL!

May 7, 2009 at 10:18 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have a miniature dachsund and I don't think she would ever save my life

May 8, 2009 at 9:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have three cats, Pearl,Flopsey,and Jeremey. none of them would save my life. Pearl:to big Flopsey:run for covor Jeremey: to spooked(she's afraid of her own shadow!)

May 8, 2009 at 7:52 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

that's totally cool u rock FAITH!!!!!!!!!!!!

May 11, 2009 at 8:35 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love dogs!! but i kinda dont like cats. they are so annoying!! and i have to live with 3 of them. its horrible!

May 11, 2009 at 10:32 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i looooovvee dogs
my fam. has 2 of them
but they are both fat and lazy
and prolly wont be saving any1s life
-JS(:

May 13, 2009 at 5:31 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have a horse named jazzy and when I fell off she stayed there with me and did not move till my mom and dad got there to help me and I sprained my ancle and was on cruches but i am ok now cause ive had worse

May 13, 2009 at 5:44 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

that's so cool on how a dog can learn to do that, and hi jemma! this sight is da bom and so r u!
from,
angel ca

May 14, 2009 at 8:16 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

that is so cool like people can get help help from natures best friend "the dog" which is my best friend cuz i was pet-sitting for my dads friend at my house it was fun and the dog named shadow had 6 puppies and the one that was born first was bad cuz when i was holding the puppy she tried to bite my thumb.

May 21, 2009 at 10:28 PM  
Anonymous jessie said...

lol!!!!!
my dog would neva do that.
my dog just sits around barking all the time!!!!!

May 22, 2009 at 6:12 AM  
Anonymous Taylor said...

Its so cool how cats and dogs can help someone when there hurt or in trouble!

May 26, 2009 at 12:40 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Once, two of my family's bikes got stolen. I moved and got a dog. I think that if we had the dog we have now, she could've warned us. Oh, well!
:)
I love this dog story. They are my top fave animal

May 29, 2009 at 2:46 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

noodle
my dog warns us wen sumwun is @ the g8 and all dogs r awesome

May 29, 2009 at 11:52 PM  
Blogger kelly said...

i have a dog named snickers he is the cutest dog you have ever seen



ps.hes a toy size!

May 30, 2009 at 9:43 AM  
Anonymous glennda said...

omg!!!!!! That is sooooo cooooooooooooool!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

May 31, 2009 at 8:53 AM  
Anonymous Taz said...

I know what you mean pets are soooooooooo cool!

June 1, 2009 at 4:14 PM  
Anonymous puppy2 said...

I have a dog too. His name is Charlie, and he does really weird stuff. For example he runs away from the back yard by digging a hole in the ground. Man, the last time he escaped, I had to run and search for him for 1 hour around all of my neighbourhood. And guess where I found him? 1 kilometer away, near the high way. Lol, it's not over yet. Okay, I found him, now, I have to actually catch him. In the end, I came home late, and all dirty with that "really good doggy" in my arms. (You know, when I said that he's a really good doggy, I was sarcastic.)

June 2, 2009 at 10:53 AM  
Anonymous dani said...

my dog sammy is kool but he nevr dials the fone he just barks at it when it rings.

June 2, 2009 at 5:35 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

That's soooo cool!!!!!
My dog, Vessie (short for Mt. Vesuvius)and I do agility classes and competitions. I love her so much, and I don't know what I'd do without her. :) ;) :D !!!!!!
-Laenie (Lay-nee)

June 5, 2009 at 6:50 PM  
Anonymous Cassabelle said...

i swear i had the most awesome dog eva! she literally saved my grandpas life! although we had to put her down 2 weeks ago, i will tell you the story. We were over at mt g-pas house for easter as we do every year (btw my gpas a smoker) and my g-pa had locked himself in his room cuz he was not feeling good. we had chosen to take my american bull dog Brea that year to show her off. and all the sudden we hear Brea barking. we go and find her and she is in front of my g-pas door scratching to get in. Everytime my mom telsthis story my mom says "thank goodness cassabelle nos how to pick a lock!" and once i pick his lock we go in and find my g-pa on the floor going into convulsions. we rushed him to the hospital and he was fine the doctor said if wed found him any later it would of been it. he had a heartattack. we were so lucky to have brea!
R.I.P I LOVE YOU GIRL MISS U!!!!

June 6, 2009 at 2:02 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hey i know we are all girls an di want some help i am in 7th grade and were a size c bra what should i do i feel like boys just like me cuz of them and their always getting in the way of stuff

June 14, 2009 at 10:11 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love the book.

June 26, 2009 at 9:54 AM  
Anonymous Jordan said...

I heard that some service pets are mini (SUPER mini) ponies! It's true, you can look it up yourself!

June 29, 2009 at 12:52 PM  
Anonymous cookiebyte said...

my pet's name is Simon. he's recovering from some sickness :( so he has to stay in his cage for a looong time :( he is the cutest pet i ever had!!!! (golden retriever)

-Nikki (im a girl)

July 5, 2009 at 12:04 AM  
Anonymous Riley :)--12 said...

I have a dog, Snowball, and one day me, my brother, and my grandpa were home alone. My brother and I were upstairs in our rooms and our grandpa was coming home from the grocery store. He was a frail 76 year old just so you know. And he came in and fell on the tile floor. Snowball always barks incessivly and we thought he just saw some lawn mower guy when the barking began. but when Snowball came into my room and sat on my lap and got up and waited by the door I came downstairs with him. We found him on the floor and I called my parents. Snowball saves the day!!!! =D

July 6, 2009 at 10:50 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i have 4 cats named comet rascal oreo and yeti and a dog a german sheperd named shadow

July 2, 2010 at 3:14 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

My grandma has a dog Molly who is a service dog. Sometimes I sit in her wheel chair and let Molly pull me around the Back yard. She's awesome!

November 16, 2010 at 3:42 PM  
Anonymous olive101 said...

my dog rings a bell when she has to go to the bathroom
my moms dog one brought in the news paper

November 27, 2010 at 5:43 PM  
Anonymous sophie said...

my pony is really the onlyone that makes me happy=D i love her with all my heart and she is the best! her name is gracie

February 7, 2011 at 10:45 PM  
Anonymous PLSgirl said...

i want a dog...either a Portuguese water dog, or a toy poodle. I want to name my dog Faith! (if i get one)

January 20, 2012 at 9:06 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

That is amazing!

July 30, 2012 at 3:43 PM  
Anonymous hi said...

Oh, that dog must be so loyal. I. want. a. dog. so. bad!

September 4, 2012 at 11:17 AM  
Anonymous Hey-you-gorgeous!! said...

WHOOO HOOO! Alright, I bet that I am the last person to EVER comment on this ever ever ever.
If you read this, you have to comment and say "Beat you!"
I promise that I will check this post everyday to see if anyone comments. If you do, I will think you are the honest to goodness most awesome person in the entire world. Ever. Period.
See ya soon awesome person!!

January 25, 2013 at 7:54 PM  
Anonymous Hey-you-gorgeous!! said...

no one ye-eet!! Lol! I did promise I would check, didnt I?

January 26, 2013 at 7:22 PM  
Anonymous Karen said...

Omg @Hey-you-gorgeous! We both went back! BEAT YOU

January 30, 2013 at 6:25 PM  
Anonymous Hey-you-gorgerous! (Remakingabraverme is my usual name) said...

Hey Karen! Omg you are the awesomest person in this entire universe. Sorry I missed a few days of checking. I honestly thought I would be the last! I hope you check the more recent posts, because I wanna talk to you, awesome person!!
You must be gorgeous, and smart. I bet your strong and athletic, but you can doll up and be a show stooopper! You must be clever and witty, all the guys must crush on you! Thats how awesome you are!!

February 8, 2013 at 10:01 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hahahahahaha I'm here too!! I'm in the process of reading EVERY post on the blog :) BEAT YOU!!!
ViolinistAtSoul :)

February 8, 2013 at 6:40 PM  
Anonymous superbunny said...

Oh my gosh, once I read your comment on the latest post I had to come aqnd see this! I've never actually been to this post before!
God bless you guys!!!

February 8, 2013 at 6:59 PM  
Anonymous Icygirl;) said...

I made it to the very first post! LOL :)

February 9, 2013 at 5:56 PM  
Anonymous Hey-you-gorgeous! said...

Wow, everybody's here now!
@ViolinistAtSoul I know theres some really good ones, eh? Well, you are all the most awesome people in the entire universe!

February 11, 2013 at 4:17 PM  
Anonymous Bluetiful Blossom said...

Thx hey•you•gorgeous! Took me quite some time to get here! :)

February 11, 2013 at 9:16 PM  
Anonymous Hey-you-gorgeous! said...

no problem Bluetiful Blossom. Did you read some posts along the way? Im horribley, horribley painfully sick and I just read all of them.

February 12, 2013 at 1:00 PM  
Anonymous Icygirl;) said...

I hope you feel better Hey-you-gorgeous!
I've read every single post, I just haven't commented on them all. Also does anyone use a tablet to go on here? On the weekdays Im not aloud to use my laptop unless its friday or we are off from school. That's why I comment at like 9:00 pm. LOL

February 14, 2013 at 4:45 PM  
Anonymous Hey-you-gorgeous! said...

yeah, Im feeling better Icygirl;). Thanks. :)

February 16, 2013 at 10:43 AM  
Anonymous hatlover said...

@ icygirl i use my nook coler scince i only discovered this site in like november i havent seen many otjer posts

March 6, 2013 at 10:15 PM  
Anonymous hatlover said...

Ps using it means that my fingers are to big for the keys so my writing comes out clumsy

March 8, 2013 at 7:53 AM  
Anonymous Bluetiful Blossom said...

Omg took me like foreva to get here!

March 19, 2013 at 6:05 PM  
Anonymous I_Luv_My_Pitbull said...

ikr last one it shows but doggies are the beat thing in the world execpt for parents but they are right there with friends and siblings :)

May 3, 2013 at 2:26 PM  
Anonymous Magentakick850 said...

Awwwwwwwwwwwwwww bless that dog.

January 1, 2016 at 3:31 PM  

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