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Wonderful Wednesday: My Day With Grammie

18 Jan

Jolie here: Mom took me to visit Grammie. She is in a special place that helps her; it is called ‘assisted living.’ Grammie is going to be 98 and can’t get around like she used to. Even though she really is a cat person, she enjoyed my visit with her. I think I was pretty good with the old lady. I sat on her lap and I tried to kiss her.

Mom said if I get good at this old people stuff, maybe when the triple-demic quiets down, she will take me to visit old people more often. There was only one problem though: it was a million degrees in the room and I really started to fall asleep. I jumped on Grammie’s bed and took a nap while Mom did other stuff.

When Charles was a younger man (about 6 years ago when he first came to the Zoo), he visited Grammie too. But Charles is kind of set in his ways and isn’t really a lap guy. Charles is a ‘don’t pick me up’ and ‘don’t make me stay on your lap’ kind of dog.

I could really get into this visiting stuff. Unlike Charles, I love car rides, new people, snuggles, and of course, lots of treats. But turn down the thermostat!!!!

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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Posted by on January 18, 2023 in Dogs

 

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11 responses to “Wonderful Wednesday: My Day With Grammie

  1. easyweimaraner

    January 18, 2023 at 03:18

    how sweet … grannies are always the best ;O)

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  2. Doug Thomas

    January 18, 2023 at 08:05

    Elderly oftentimes are people who had pets up till they were moved into situations where pets aren’t practical or allowed. These visits by friendly dogs and cats are a happy, joyful thing, as you can discern from the expressions on grannie’s face in these photos!

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    • DogDaz

      January 18, 2023 at 11:00

      Yes. She had cats forever. We arranged a home for her cat when she moved there, but she missed her so. I absolutely agree.

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      • Doug Thomas

        January 19, 2023 at 21:09

        An elderly teacher here had cats all her life, too. When she had to go into a care center, she had a plush kitty that looked almost real, and she held that in her lap all the time.

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        • DogDaz

          January 20, 2023 at 09:30

          I thought about that. It might be comforting.

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          • Doug Thomas

            January 20, 2023 at 09:46

            This cat was amazingly realistic, which makes me think it might have been made for that purpose.

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  3. 15andmeowing

    January 18, 2023 at 12:32

    Glad you got to see your Grammie. She doesn’t look 98, only 80 tops.

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    • DogDaz

      January 18, 2023 at 16:09

      She says she feels 98. But she does look young.

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  4. Genevieve Petrillo

    January 18, 2023 at 16:04

    Grammies do like it warm and cozy, but all things considered, you did great, J.

    Love and licks,
    Cupcake

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    • DogDaz

      January 18, 2023 at 16:10

      Warm is one thing! I think Mom will need to bring me a fan next time.

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