Posted by Julie at Nov 28, 2012 6:00 am
So yesterday, I was cruising on Facebook and the beautiful mug of an older golden lab caught my attention. She was up for adoption, the pet of an owner in Atlanta who had passed away. Nine years old, quiet, good with kids, cats and other dogs…
I have to confess, I clicked the link.
We have a dog. She’s a fabulous little dachshund named Lady who is sweeter than sweet, very quiet and not demanding. But my daughter has wanted a big dog for a while. I haven’t pursued this because of the cat. She and Lady co-exist simply because Lady pretends she doesn’t exist. But if any other dogs come to the house, mighty little Isis, our lynx-point Siamese, is not amused.
While I’m writing, Isis sits to the left of me on my desk. Here, I’ll show you…
She’s very good at staying out of my way because if she bugs me, I’ll kick her off her perch. So here I am, eagerly searching for more information about the golden lab…whose name is also Lady, so it has to be a sign, right? And Atlanta isn’t that far away, right? And I’ve been looking for an excuse to go up there and visit, right?
When all of a sudden, Isis stands up and walks right in front of my monitor.
I have to confess…I didn’t get it at first. I was perplexed by my cat’s suddenly shocking behavior…trust me, she NEVER does this because it means immediate banishment. Then I realized that her look was something a long the lines of…”Seriously? Another one?”
I know this dog will get adopted, but the Queen has spoken.
Do you have any funny pet stories to share?
(Also…another funny thing happened to me yesterday. I live in the suburbs. Nice neighborhood. I’m driving to pick up my daughter from school and I catch sight of a thin woman with big boobs standing on a street corner dressed in a skin tight turquoise dress, bleach blond hair down her back and 6″ turquoise pumps. I immediately think…what is a hooker doing in my neighborhood at 2:30 in the afternoon? Only when I passed a guy dressed in shorts and flip-flops one neighborhood down did I realize she was a mom waiting for the school bus. Someone needed a fashion intervention!)