A terminally sick patient at Baptist Health Corbin in Corbin, Kentucky, is 73-year-old James Wathen. Wathen’s health could not be improved due to his bad physical condition and diminished mental capacity. The nurses went above and above to reunite Wathen with his one-eyed Chihuahua named Bubba. Before his beloved dog Bubba paid James Wathen, 73, a visit, he was in a critical state and on the verge of passing away.
Director of Knox Whitley Animal Shelter Deanna Myers posted on Facebook that when Bubba was introduced to James, the boy began to cry. After that, Bubba proceeded to comfort James. It helps you understand that animals are more than simply pets. They’re also loved ones.
After Wathen was hospitalized, the nurses followed Bubba to the Knox-Whitley Animal Shelter and learned that the dog had been put with a foster home. Since his owner left him, Bubba has displayed similar signs of emotional distress. On October 11, a Saturday, Wathen and Bubba were reunited thanks to the nurses. Wathen became more ecstatic and sentimental as he petted and played with his puppy.
When Bubba was delivered to James, he started to cry. Then Bubba started to embrace James. ,,It makes you understand that animals are not just pets, but loved ones.” said Deanna Myers, director of Knox Whitley Animal Shelter, in a Facebook post. Wathen felt better after stroking and playing with his dog.
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