A person could not wish
for a better friend than Mattie. True to her breed, she was very
intelligent and beautiful. She was protective of the family but
loved friends over and quickly accepted new friends into the
home. She never hurt anyone. Those eyes of hers could read your
She lived a very happy life on the farm here in Eaton, NH. She
liked helping in the garden and in the orchard (always eating
a few apples!), running in the field with her friend Moqua, swimming
in the lake and the stream, bossing the other animals around
and just lying in the sun. In the winter she particularly liked
digging in the snow. Most of all, she just liked being next to
her master and watching what he was up to next.
Even her last day was a good one. A walk in the field, a swim
in the lake and then- in her final hours- in the arms of her
master. We all miss you Mattie! You will always be remembered!
Here's to all the special dogs in our lives!!
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