Monday, February 15, 2010

Happy Birthday, Humphrey!

Humphrey is one of the loves of my life. He's a min-pin-dachshund cross who joined us in his 'forever home' this weekend in 2004. As a rescued pup from Tennessee, his background is a bit of a mystery, even to the point that we don't know his exact birthday, or even age. All we know is that he was rescued from a high-kill shelter in TN and brought up to New England by the good folks of the FACES network. These people are like a modern day 'underground railroad', saving countless lives by transporting non-humans from areas where they will be killed to loving homes. And just because we don't know exactly when he was born - and he's sure not telling! - does not stop us from celebrating him and marking his 'honorary birthday' each year on President's Day weekend. Today, he looked forward to and seemed to thoroughly enjoy a slice of birthday cake...

A Carrot and Vegan Sausage Cake with non-dairy Cream Cheese Filling:

Savouring the moment and knowing that it's all for you:

Trying to keep it on the plate:

OK, it's all toooooo good!:


Looking for every last crumb:

Happy 'Birthday' Humphrey and many - MANY - more to come!


GLT said...

the wonderful thing about cake,
is that cake is such yummy thing,
it lasts and lasts and lasts and lasts,
and makes me feel like a king!

CAIT said...

this is so cute and clever (:

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