Isaac appears to be very uncomfortable today - he is extremely restless. He woke me up by crying at 3:00 AM (most unusual for him - he has slept like a log every night since he arrived) and I let him out to do his business, but when he came back in he plodded and plodded around the house for three hours - he wouldn't settle in the kitchen where he customarily sleeps, so I tried lying on the couch and getting him to lie beside me where I could stroke him but he just wouldn't settle - paced and paced around the house. He plods heavily - no sleep for me! Eventually he sat pressed against me while I caught 40 winks in the armchair.
He ate okay, but all morning he continues to plod around - lies down for a few minutes, gets up, plods,lies down, gets up, plods.....seems confused and uncomfortable.
I also noticed he was dragging his right back foot upside down behind him when he came in from outside, and he has stumbled a number of times and is wobblier than usual.
I'll see if this is just a little relapse, but I think he is telling me that he'd like to go to the bridge very soon.
He keeps coming over and resting his head on my lap, looking at me with those big brown eyes of his. He is so grateful to Saints for getting him out of the pound and letting him be loved for his last few weeks. And I have been blessed with the opportunity to get to know this sweet, calm, gentle shepherd.