12/12/21 UPDATE: The outpouring of like and assist for B’Lou and Shadow more than the earlier month has been incredible. We recently acquired of one more way to clearly show your guidance this holiday season by donating to a Go Fund Me to benefit B’Lou, Shadow, and their family members. Make sure you assistance us distribute some love and joy and clearly show B’Lou and Shadow how much they imply to us!
I under no circumstances assumed I’d compose an article about Disney firing a dog, and but below we are…
Anybody that is a fan of Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort has most likely heard of B’Lou and Shadow. As the official mascot of the vacation resort, Shadow first showed up sniffing close to through the resort’s initial construction and has been a staple there at any time because. She can generally be located accompanied by Mick Ayres, who also goes by the title B’Lou Crabbe. B’Lou has served as the resort’s neighborhood folklore specialist and entertained company with his storytelling, music, and magic for in excess of 20-1 years.
B’Lou and Shadow (Photo Credit: Valerie Stryker)
Past 7 days, each B’Lou and Shadow observed this career come to an abrupt ending in a quick five-moment cellular phone call. Right after months of guarantees that they would return after a 20-thirty day period hiatus, Disney has made the decision not to provide the duo back again to Hilton Head Island Resort.
In a write-up on Facebook, Ayres (B’Lou) went into depth pertaining to his motivation to Disney above the previous twenty months. B’Lou ongoing to maintain up his stop of their agreement by not pursuing other payment through the shutdown. Disney also ongoing to honor Shadow’s part of the general performance deal by paying out for her ongoing vet and grooming care. Through this excellent religion exertion, it seemed all but sure that their return was only a matter of when not if.
Supporters and HHI owners have taken to the web sharing their B’Lou and Shadow tales over the past 7 days. Some have even taken issues a step even further, attempting every little thing in their energy to get Disney to see the joy and life that B’Lou and Shadow carry to the vacation resort.
Possibly it’s the canine dad in me… but this a single tugs at the heartstrings just a bit way too a lot. I want B’Lou and Shadow the greatest and hope that it’s possible with enough love and guidance, we will see them on a upcoming check out to Disney’s Hilton Head Island Vacation resort.