Eddie, the viral-sensation, took a ride in a Kennewick fire truck
KENNEWICK, Wash. — The world cannot get enough of Eddie Spaghetti — or at least we can’t.
Eddie took a ride in a Kennewick fire truck on Sunday morning, taking in the cool breeze while wearing his fire helmet and uniform. He only has six months to a year to live due to an inoperable tumor behind his eye, causing him to also go blind in his right eye.
He became a viral sensation after becoming an honorary Pasco Police K-9 a few weeks ago. Ever since, he’s gained national attention. Eddie’s foster mom, Kristi Kesler, said Eddie’s human aunt, Pasco Police Officer Julie Lee, even had someone from Kenya left her a voicemail and said they’re praying for Eddie.
Eddie has a bucket list full of fun activities not only for him, but for the community. One item he’s hoping to check off is a kissing booth. Kesler is still looking for someone to build him one. Eddie needs one to sit a little lower due to his size.
The bigger picture for Kesler is to raise awareness for his breed and how resources are available rather than dumping a dog, like Eddie was.
“Really more about rescue — not just Mikey’s Chance, which does amazing work in our area but for people in general,” Kesler said. “No matter where you are whether you’re in Virginia or North Dakota — there’s a rescue there that will help you with your animal.”
Eddie, though he doesn’t have opposable thumbs, somehow created a Facebook and Twitter account. We think Kesler helped him out. You can follow his journey through those pages or visit Mikey’s Chance page. If you would like to help Eddie check off more bucket list items, contact Mikey’s Chance.