Long Lost Sisters – Part III

We have shared this theory twice before – here and here – but we always wonder whether Ruby and Cheoah are long-lost sisters.  Both were found abandoned in the same town and have many similar markings and mannerisms.  During a hike on Sunday, we happened to have one of those moments that made us wonder again.

What do you think?

Don't these two look so much like sisters?

Ok, granted, that Ruby sit may be a little hard to replicate.

18 Comments

  1. siku marie on August 30, 2011 at 1:58 pm

    They do seem to have lots physically in common. It is cool to ponder whether their familial connection brought to them both to a place where they could reunited again.

  2. Anna the GSD on August 30, 2011 at 12:10 pm

    Oh I see a resemblance! And I bet fate brought you back togethers!

  3. Kess & Her Mama on August 29, 2011 at 8:56 pm

    They do have an uncanny likeness 😉

  4. NCMountainwoman on August 29, 2011 at 7:51 pm

    They do look a lot alike.

  5. Huffle Mawson on August 29, 2011 at 6:26 pm

    It could be possible, and how cool would that be?

  6. houndstooth on August 29, 2011 at 6:20 pm

    Even sisters have to have a few unique traits of their own. I really do tend to believe that they are sisters! Have you thought about doing one of those DNA tests just for fun?

  7. KB on August 29, 2011 at 5:33 pm

    They are sisters in looks and spirit!

  8. Ice 'n Ayla on August 29, 2011 at 4:29 pm

    It looks like they like to “hang” together, too, like there is a bond there. That’s like me’n my Dad (Ice). Even though Ice IS my Dad, he was 6 years old when our hu-Mom & Dad brough him home to live with us too, because he was finished with his show-dog life, and just wanted a “forever home” where he could be loved and spoiled. Well, now we are inseparable, and even when we go back out to the kennel where we were born, we play with the rest of the Sibes, but we still hang together most. (Ayla)

  9. Kari on August 29, 2011 at 4:10 pm

    we think you are on to something

    Kari
    http://dogisgodinreverse.com

  10. Lisa Myers on August 29, 2011 at 2:46 pm

    Amazing how similar they look. I would be shocking if they weren’t considering they were both from the same town. DNA will tell the facts!!!
    They are both so darn beautiful!!!
    Sitka’s Mom Lisa

  11. The OP Pack on August 29, 2011 at 12:33 pm

    They certainly do look a lot alike. Do they share the same Ruby love of food?

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

  12. Carolyn on August 29, 2011 at 11:27 am

    I second the DNA testing. Heck it is available through Petco here so it can’t cost that much to do! You guys should as they look like twins, definitely!

  13. Ina in Alaska on August 29, 2011 at 10:49 am

    I bet they are sisters too!

  14. Maxx on August 29, 2011 at 9:58 am

    Well, sisters or not, they look great together!! The bond shows and that’s just beautiful!!

    Cheers,
    Maxx

  15. Pup Fan on August 29, 2011 at 9:00 am

    Aw, they do look alike!

  16. Jen Bare on August 29, 2011 at 7:36 am

    They definitely look alike. Can you DNA test them? I know you can do that to find out the breed for mix dogs. But it’d be cool if the kits could match their DNA. 🙂

  17. Linda on August 29, 2011 at 2:15 am

    You can tell if dogs are related by looking at them. If you know them well, especially, you can see similar features. And if you know the parents, you can also see the pups in them. Just like with people.

    Wouldn’t that be cool if they were siblings. Both abandoned and then brought back together again. Although, who in their right mind would ever abandon a pet anyway!

  18. Stella on August 29, 2011 at 1:19 am

    Yes! They do very much so. Do they always hang out together on a walk?

    How is Rusty the Rooster these days?

    Kisses,
    Stella

Leave a Comment





Read Another Story

← Back One Story ◊ OR ◊ Forward One Story →

This Week's Thundering Herd Special Features

Monday Musing

Weekly thoughts from our Hu-Dad with the latest updates on his writing projects, the books he's reading, and a gratuitous dog photo of us.

An Awful Offal Story

August 7, 2022

What could go wrong with a bag full of bags of canine output and one excited hound? Find out in today’s awful offal tale of woe.

Way Back Wednesday

Each week, we reach back into our vault of over 4,500 previous posts and share a favorite. We hope you enjoy this look back.

Capturing A Cheesewhiz Yawn

February 25, 2017 |

During the days (and evenings) of life around Chez Herd, Cheoah’s favorite spot is the den couch where you can witness a Cheesewhiz Yawn.

Visit Millerton, a fictional small town near Asheville NC, via D.K. Wall's novels. Ordinary people. Extraordinary events.