Madison
74° F
Overcast
Overcast
Advertisement

Dying dog checks items off bucket list

Published On: Dec 24 2013 11:24:45 AM CST   Updated On: Oct 23 2013 09:13:26 AM CDT
Dying dog checks items off bucket list

Motley Zoo via YouTube

Seattle, WA (KCPQ) -

Edward Carter is making the most of the time he has left. The 4-year-old Chinese Crested/Maltese mix has terminal cancer and with the help of Motley Zoo Animal Rescue in Redmond, he's checking off his bucket list.

Ferry ride from Seattle to Bremerton: Check.

Eat at the dog-friendly Norm's Eatery and Alehouse: Check.

Have a doggie latte at Lucky Jack's: Check.

Get his very own Facebook page: Check.

It's easy to understand why Edward wants to take advantage of his final days. In September 2013, the pup was dropped off at a local animal shelter as a stray. Once the shelter realized he had cancer, the staff could have easily decided to euthanize him. Instead, they reached out to Motley Zoo to find Edward a loving foster home where he could spend the rest of his short life.

A veterinarian has since confirmed Edward is a very sick boy with stage 5 lymphoma. He's currently undergoing chemotherapy treatments to lengthen his life as much as possible.

You can follow Edward's journey here. To donate to his treatment fund, click here.

Advertisement
  • Edward Nero1

    Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

    Officers charged in Freddie Gray case

    Baltimore Police Officer Edward Nero was found not guilty of all charges Monday, May 23, in connection with the death of Freddie Gray, Judge Barry Williams ruled after a bench trial. Nero is one of six officers tried in connection in the case and the second to be tried. Here is a closer look at the cases of six officers charged in Gray's death.

  • PHOTOS: Birds, birds, birds!

    Birdwatchers spotted a variety of the feathered critters on a hike in Lake Mills Saturday morning. Ed Hahn, education co-chair for the Wisconsin Society for Ornithology said some were common backyard birds and others were rare sights.

  • Mark Schilling

    PHOTOS: Badger Honor Flight brings 2,000th veteran to D.C.

    A plane headed from Wisconsin to Washington, D.C., Saturday had aboard its 2,000th veteran to visit the national memorial sites in the nation's capital.

    • The Badger Honor Flight is part of a national network that works to bring WWII and terminally ill veterans from any war to see the memorials that were erected in their honor.
    • Visit badgerhonorflight.org for more information.
Advertisement