“When I first picked her up ... she seemed really tense, and she almost wanted to get out of my arms, but I had a very good grip on her,” Wood said.
This quickly changed. In fact, Wood says it only took about a minute for Matilda to soften up.
“As soon as I sat in my car and started the car and drove off, she melted into my lap and just dug her head into my arm,” Wood said. “She just buried her head in my arms the whole way home.”