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The Lazy Pug Cafe

The Lazy Pug Cafe was a dilapidated old two-story farmhouse abandoned years ago, lately serving as a sad but charming reminder of days gone by. With its beautiful old weeping willow in front and a massive ancient oak tree, Ol' Lightnin', out back, locals were grateful someone was finally bringing the "old girl" back to life. Come meet the pugs Daisy, Chandler and Joey! There's cats and humans, too, but it's all about the pugs! After all, Pugs Rule!

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As recently as a few months ago, the Lazy Pug Cafe was nothing more than a dilapidated old two-story farmhouse. Set back just forty yards from the road, it had a beautiful old weeping willow in front and a massive ancient oak tree out back. Abandoned years ago, the old estate's only purpose lately had been to serve as a sad but charming reminder of days gone by. Locals witnessing its resurrection these past few months were grateful someone was fi...

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