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Piggy Toy Motivates Dog In House Fire To Recover, Mom Buys Every Single One

Written by: Julie Hunt
Julie Hunt is an avid dog lover and writer for, and has a background as a veterinary technician. She rescued a beautiful former bait dog named Rory.Read more
| Published on September 20, 2023

When you first meet Lotus, you can’t help but be drawn to her infectious smile and wagging tail. This is the story of a resilient dog who survived a house fire and went on to find happiness and love with her new mom. Despite her traumatic past, she has become an inspiration to all who meet her.


This incredible dog, used for breeding, was found after a house fire. It’s hard to imagine how an animal who had been through such a harrowing experience could still manage to smile through the pain. But that’s exactly what she did, capturing the hearts of everyone who saw her.


When Lotus was first brought to her new home, she wasn’t fearful. Instead, she seemed to be looking for a place to rest her head. For the first couple of months, she didn’t leave the house due to her injuries. It was during this time that she formed a strong bond with her new mama, Kristen.

As she began to heal, she was finally able to venture outside and explore her new surroundings. One of the most endearing things about Lotus is that she lies in the middle of the sidewalk, waiting for someone to come by and pet her. It was clear that she craved love and attention.

The first time Kristen saw Lotus truly excited and mobile was when she discovered her love for a pink piggy toy. She would proudly carry her piggy toy around in her mouth, wagging her tail and showing off her newfound happiness. The toy was so special to her. It was as if they were soulmates!


To celebrate her love for the piggy toy, her mom set up a surprise in the hallway: an array of piggy toys of different sizes for her to choose from. The sight of so many toys seemed to overwhelm her at first, but it was clear that she was in her element. Now, she has enough inspirational toys to last her a lifetime.


Lotus has become an inspiration to all who meet her. Her story teaches us that through love and motivation, healing is possible! She may be scarred on the outside, but her heart is flawless! Despite her trauma, Lotus has found her bliss with her new mom. Her infectious smile and tail wags say it all! Thank you to her rescuers and to Kristen for giving Lotus the ‘pawfect’ life!

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