"We need to find someone who can travel 1400 miles, and fast!"
Hobo thought hard about every dog he knew. "Sydney!" exclaimed
"Sydney Australia?" asked the Spider with surprise.
"No," laughed Hobo. "Sydney in Connecticut. She can get her
uprights to do anything she wants!"
"Can they make a storm of Rescue Dust?" smiled the spider.
Pawmoted to Brigadier General, Kramer was stationed at PAWRAD, the
Command Center of the Paw Force.
At PAWRAD he and his staff could monitor all unusual activity in
the earth's electrical and magnetic force fields.
"Looks like they're at it again," smiled Kramer.
"Rescue Dust Storm Watch from Missouri to New England. That
can only mean one thing," he deduced. "Patrick and Cricket are trying to
find their puppy!"
Sydney was known far and wide for her amazing ability to train
uprights to rescue animals in need. Because Sydney was deaf, she had
learned other skills most dogs don't have. She could read rescue dust
faster than anyone. She could read what her uprights wrote on
the laptop. Above all, she could get them to do rescue rides whenever she
wanted them to, well almost always.
Sydney opened the rescue site with the little dying puppy and showed
the picture to her upright. "WOOF! WOOF!" she said, to
get Mark's attention.
Sydney whimpered. Mark typed a message so Sydney could understand:
"I'm sure he is not well enough to come all the way here," said Mark.
"That puppy will die any day now."
Sydney barked. Then she barked again. Mark the upright
typed another message:
"Do you want me to do something?"
Mark thought and thought. What could he possibly do to make this
little puppy's short life better before he died?
"Why don't we send a gift certificate so he can get some new toys,"
"Great idea!" said Mark.
Sydney was frustrated. "Somehow I have to get my uprights to
GO GET that puppy," she thought. "Time is running out."
It didn't matter one bit to Sydney that the puppy was hundreds of