Hero Mother: The dog starved and froze for months without leaving her five puppies hungry

People all around the internet have been moved by the story of Celeste, a loving mother dog. Celeste was a serene, loving, and sweet child who was cruelly abandoned when she became pregnant at the age of two. She was compelled to give birth in an unsafe environment and live on the streets.

She practically shriveled away to nothing because of her difficult circumstances, while doing everything she could to take care of her adorable babies.

The life of a street dog is challenging. Five puppies must also be born, fed, and cared for in addition. It seems likely that Celeste and her five puppies would have been found to be extremely malnourished. She used every nutrient she had to feed and keep her babies warm during the bitter winter.

Elaine, Celeste’s foster mother, noted that Celeste was “so thin, and those babies were just feeding like crazy, and she just completed her role as a parent even though she was starving to death.”

Celeste’s puppies were found to have almost excellent health despite having a difficult early existence. Celeste struggled to keep her five puppies alive, and the effects of starvation could be seen in her appearance. For over five months, the devoted mother had done all in her power to keep her kids secure and healthy. The one who was at last getting attention was Celeste.

According to the BC SPCA, Celeste would sooner starve than starving her babies. “It’s time she got the same love because she’s given up everything to make sure her babies are safe after a hard existence outside.”

When BC SPCA foster mother Elaine Nelson-Hosak accepted Celeste and her puppies into her home, it felt fated. After the passing of her closest friend, Celeste entered her life. It almost seemed as though the timing had been carefully calculated. They required one another. Who better than a canine companion to ease the love of a wounded heart to provide Celeste and her puppies with the love and care they needed?

Following that, Celeste was able to gain weight and strength gradually but steadily thanks to a thorough “refeeding” plan. Six teeny, nutrient-dense meals a day were enthusiastically received by her body, and she quickly piled on 90 pounds. Four of her five puppies have already already found loving homes and have reunited with their families, which is wonderful news.

She had clearly found her permanent home based on how well she reacted to therapy and how much she connected with her foster mom. Celeste, called “Momma” by her family, is now living the life of a spoilt puppy, cuddling on the sofa with her family and staying warm by the fire. It’s a world apart from her old life on the streets. She is no longer withering away, but she has discovered her calling. Momma is now secure, warm, and well-loved.




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