Here's a You Tube tribute I made to Rufus last year The Four-Footed Therapist
Palisades Park overlooking the Pacific Ocean was a place we often ran
and, as we grew older, where we took long walks.
Rain or shine we always took our walks.
Rufus had an interesting relationship with neighborhood cats.
He could sit and watch them for hours.
Always pleasing the photographer's whims.
Special recognition of his own breed.
Do I have to climb it?
Handsome, isn't he!
And sometimes a bit shy!
As you know, life isn't always easy.
Surprises happen.... Rufus met his best friend, Zazu, late in life.
He loved to chase her and she loved to be chased.
The only way he could stop the game was to sit on her.
Right from the start Rufus loved to swim and taught his reluctant friends, too.
Some two-footed friends
Rufus' 15th Birthday Party
Still agile after all these years. Must have been the "Agility Training."