My dear friend, Mian, visited just recently and she brought with her, Cleo, the most springy-bouncy athletic little Rat Terrier I've ever met. They'd driven across the country almost 3,000 miles and Cleo was ready to PLAY!
UPDATE: One year after I took this photo, this little dog, Cleo, lost one of her back legs in a dog fight. No longer can she jump, but she has adapted well to her new three-legged life. Carpe diem!
GOOD NEWS! As of April, 2008, Cleo's Mom has reported that Cleo is fully recovered and can jump "nearly as well as ever". She's a true marvel! Congrats Cleo on your recovery and on your amazing spirit - you're an inspiration! (: