The morning of January 5th I got a call from the Humane Society of Charlotte (HSC). They said that my application had been the first and that if I wanted Murphy, I could adopt him. I needed to come see him first (which, of course, I wanted to do anyway). I had meetings all morning, but I went out to the shelter at lunch time.
I got to the shelter and stepped out in a cold, grey day. I went in and told them that I was there to meet Murphy. They told me the number of Murphy’s kennel and that they would send a volunteer to bring him to the interaction area.