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Monday Mischief: Traffic Jam

It is not easy to go up and down the stairs when there are all these furbabies blocking the way. I have to be really careful, because of my back, and trying to step around these goofballs is dangerous. But, how can you not love these faces as you ascend?

What kind of mischief did you get into today?

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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Posted by on May 17, 2021 in Dogs, Cats

 

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Monday Mischief: Nice 2 Come Home 2 You

After a walk, it is nice to come home to cats waiting for you at the front door. It is so welcoming. Especially, if it was raining on you. Louise hates the rain, but she loves a walk. Sometimes it is a hard choice. But, it always nice to come home to your friends.

What kind of mischief did you get into today?

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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Posted by on May 10, 2021 in Cats, Dogs

 

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Monday Mischief: Box Wars

I am not sure that I need to tell you the story, because the story kind of tells itself. Just so you know, Noel retained possession of the box for most of the evening. Enough said?

What kind of mischief did you get into today?

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Posted by on May 3, 2021 in Cats

 

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Monday Mischief: Don’t Mess With My Throne

Noel does not like that Charles is so close to her pillow throne.

(Roll over the pictures to see the conversation.)

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Posted by on April 26, 2021 in Dogs

 

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Monday Mischief: Conversations with Sofie #19

I know that you have something in that grocery bag! Something that I want. Why are you not giving it to me? I want it now! Why are you not listening to me? Don’t you understand that whatever it is I need it immediately if not sooner?

Mom. MOM. MOM!!!!

What kind of mischief did you get into today?

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Posted by on April 19, 2021 in Dogs

 

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Monday Mischief: Let Me Sleep!

Sofie Bear – 5 months old
Sofie Bear – 125 months old

 

According to Sleep.org – “Most adult dogs sleep from about 8 to 13.5 hours per day, with 10.8 hours per day being average. Compare that to humans, who only need 7 to 9 hours per day. Dogs certainly sleep more than we do, although there are animals who sleep even longer, such as armadillos and koalas.

Over the course of a 24-hour day, dogs spend most of their time sleeping at night, and about 3 hours napping during the day. A dog’s sleep needs change as they age, just like a human’s sleep needs evolve over the course of a lifetime.”

How many hours do you sleep a day? Does your human keep waking you up?

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Posted by on April 12, 2021 in Dogs

 

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Monday Mischief: Patience Is A Virtue

After the dogs have dinner (4:30 or 5 PM), Charles has decided that instead of waiting until later in the evening (7:30 or 8 PM), he wants his evening snack immediately. I have started calling it ‘Second Supper.’ He has become so insistent that he goes into his pen, which is where he eats because both he and Sofie are food aggressive and she will kill him, and starts to whine, yip, and fun around. I do my best to ignore him as long as I can, but if I am sitting in the living room, which is where his pen is, he will not stop. For some reason on this night, he actually went in his pen and was waiting patiently and sitting quietly for about 5 minutes, until he could not take it anymore.

Sofie, being the anxious mess that she is, cannot deal with this frenetic energy when he starts to do the little dog run around and barking thing, and she freaks out if I don’t watch the energy level before ‘second super.’

Louise and Sofie have their snack in fun toys that they roll around the living room and down the hall. It takes them a long time and Louise especially has a super time. Charles on the other hand, won’t play with any snack toys. I don’t know if he is lazy, stupid, or just manipulative. He wants a mini ‘Busy Bone’ and he wants it easy to get to and not hidden in any toys or anything. Lately he has been eating them so fast, that I have to make him wait at least 10 minutes in his pen until the girls are done. He sure doesn’t like that. These little dogs are so demanding.

What kind of mischief did you get into today?

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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Posted by on April 5, 2021 in Dogs

 

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Monday Mischief: We Want That!

Mom is very strict about human food when it comes to what she allows us to have. And, she really hates begging. So we just sit next to her nicely and stare at her and sometimes even droll. She always has carrots with everything, so we get a lot of those, but no bread, no meat, no chips. What kind of establishment are you running here??? – Sofie Bear

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Posted by on March 29, 2021 in Dogs

 

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Monday Mischief: World Water Day

Today is World Water Day! We could not exist without water. I think it is amazing how much we take water for granted. My river, the Magothy, which is a sub-estuary of the Chesapeake Bay, struggles environmentally. It is improving a little with the help of many environmental actions but still way below an acceptable level to sustain healthy wildlife, fish, and people. I stopped letting the dogs in the water years ago when several dogs died from eating dark false mussels and also as people and animals were starting to get the vibro virus (a really bad thing) from swimming in the water. We still go down to the river and run along the shoreline, though I am very careful that the dogs don’t eat anything. We really need to take better care of our waters. Scary thoughts for a mischief Monday, sorry.

What kind of mischief did you get into today?

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Posted by on March 22, 2021 in Dogs

 

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Monday Mischief: And Then She Was Home

Mom went into a very scary place with lots of Doctors and Nurses and was gone for what seemed like forever so that they could fix her back. 57 staples later she came home with a walker and cane and medicine and we needed to take care of her day and night while she learned how to not hurt so much.

Nurse Noel stayed by her side in bed all the time and sometimes she wasn’t so nice because she would make Mom get up and walk into other rooms or even feed her. Mostly, Noel lives on Mom’s bed anyway, so it wasn’t a big stretch for Noel, but it was nice for Mom to have a bed buddy.

Mini really liked that Mom was in bed too, so she and Noel made the decision to sit on Mom as much as possible and make it as hard as possible for her to change positions. Mom is doing much better now (6 weeks since surgery) and she is even picking up Mini (though she is not supposed to).

Nine, well he is a whole nother story that Mom will have to tell you. He wasn’t happy that she was no feeling well, so he decided to get sick too. But that is for another blog.

I would say that we cats did a really good job of taking care of her. No matter how sick a human is, they always need a cat.

What kind of mischief did you get into today?

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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Posted by on March 15, 2021 in Cats

 

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