Abby and I have finally gotten settled in our new home on the east coast. We decided to drive instead of fly which was much easier on Abby. I was worried because she had only been in a car once before. She did terrific. She slept the whole way. She only woke up when we stopped for a break.
However, Abby did not adjust quickly to the house. She really misses her buddies (especially Bridget). Moving from the big city to a small town is a big adjustment for Abby. There is no noise, no elevator, no Bridget, and the neighbourhood is really quiet compared to Toronto. When she looks out the window, there are no delivery trucks, no lawn maintenance guys, no apartments…just some crows. Oh, and a pheasant that jumped out of a the shrubery at us. The neighbours are probably still laughing at how high Abby and I jumped.
Abby is now completely comfortable. She loves her new park but misses her buds. My uncle brought his dog Susie over but that just turned to an unfortunate incident. Abby and Susie have strong territorial personalities. Further introductions will take place on neutral territory.
So for now, we are getting settled and checking out new walking trails and slowly meeting new friends.