Baillargeon took Wally home to live with her, making him as comfortable as possible so he could concentrate on getting better — and Wally flourished. He immediately recognized Baillargeon as his caregiver, and started looking at her with “thankful eyes,” Baillargeon said.
“He adores attention,” she said. “He comes up to me, and lays his head on me, wanting attention. He’ll climb up on the couch with me and lay his head on my lap. He just wants to be loved and taken care of.”