Cherry Garcia is a lover, not a fighter, and he doesn't have to worry about fighting anymore.

His life now consists of snuggling with kittens, having his belly rubbed and making new friends everywhere he goes.

This wasn't the way Cherry would usually spend his days. The 11-year-old pit bull was among more than 50 dogs that were removed from Bad Newz Kennels, the notorious dog-fighting operation in Virginia run by then-NFL quarterback Michael Vick.

In 2007 his life changed when he was rescued. What this aging pup didn't know, that some of the best days of his life were ahead of him.

He was transformed and recovered from his trauma, which lead him to be honored in BarkPost's Dog's Best Day, which aims to give deserving dogs the best 24 hours of their lives.

In Cherry's case, his dream day was something we would all choose for ourselves.

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