Mae, a 5-year-old French mastiff, has had a difficult life but adores everyone she meets. She was severely malnourished when she arrived at Southern Indiana Animal Rescue, weighing only 70 pounds.
She was diagnosed with terminal cancer shortly after her arrival and given only a few weeks to live. Elizabeth Starck, a rescue foster mom, fell in love with Mae right away and took her home to spoil her.
Her squishy face, adorable underbite, and sweet demeanor have won her a slew of fans. Mae has become the rescue’s spokesdog, and she attends fundraisers to meet and greet all of her supporters.
Mae enjoys meeting new people, but she enjoys food even more. Every day, she eats ten cans of wet dog food. Starck announced that the shelter was out of canned dogs and was taken aback by the response. To help Mae, the shelter received over 700 cans of dog food and other donations.
“The love and support you’ve shown Mae and the rest of us is incredible, and it makes me cry.” Mae has slowed down a bit in recent days, but she still enjoys any and all attention she can get. “But most importantly, she still enjoys her food,” said Starck.
“When she is not eating, she enjoys keeping an eye on the foster cats and visits them every night. She is so enamored with the cats that she will simply sit and watch them play. “When she sees them, her tail goes insane.” “She woke me up five times during the night to check on the cats,” wrote Starck.
“The sweet little girl is always by her mother’s side and follows her around wherever she goes. Despite the fact that Mae had clearly found her soul mate, Starck made it official by adopting her in front of a judge. “Today, in front of Judge Carmichael, we made it official.” “Mae has been adopted, so she can spend her final days with her family (me),” posted Starck.
Mae has both good and bad days, but she always eats and follows her mother around the house. She will be surrounded by love for as long as she has left.
“Mae’s rescue mission has grown into something greater than I could have imagined, and it’s all thanks to you.”