What Gave Me Away?

(I don’t understand it. This usually works. I stand there and howl like I always do, then I stare at the bowl and look up at Dave, do that several times, and finally I push the bowl right up to Dave’s feet. But this time he just looked down at me and smirked. Am I losing my touch?)

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Maybe I didn’t do enough howling up front, I dunno…

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15 thoughts on “What Gave Me Away?

  1. allein 🐾 October 20, 2017 / 11:39 am

    Oh, that is diabolical, Anna.

  2. Brouhaha October 20, 2017 / 11:40 am

    kitteh knows how to work da system.

    • murkle46 October 20, 2017 / 12:40 pm

      Theres a great Fat Freddies Cat cartoon along this same vein.

  3. Duckie πŸ₯ October 20, 2017 / 11:42 am

    Hover text response:
    “If upfront howling didn’t work, maybe I should try howling from the rear!”

    Blame low blood sugar.

  4. Laura October 20, 2017 / 2:51 pm

    We do things like this, too — we have notes to put in the treat bag or on the food containers so tbe other human doesn’t fall for the canine tale of starvation and woe. We learned that lesson the hard way, with our lab and golden, when they got two suppers on several occasions . And now it’s a must with a cocker spaniel who can turn on “The Eyes,” as we call it. 😁😁😁😁

    • allein 🐾 October 20, 2017 / 3:01 pm

      “canine tale of starvation and woe”

      πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€

      • Faye October 20, 2017 / 3:14 pm

        Our house dog Bucky, a 60 pound Lab/Pitt mix tricked my housemate and I into giving him two breakfasts for maybe two months. He looked like he was starving when I woke up after she left for work. It worked until he got a huge gut!!

        Now she makes sure he’s fed and I’m out of the picture.

    • debg October 20, 2017 / 4:43 pm

      My cats sing the songs of their people to con me into multiple dinners on the same day. Fortunately, I’m onto them.

    • Rachel October 20, 2017 / 9:29 pm

      I can vouch for this – I was conned more than once by the same pups. The way they scarfed down their second breakfasts was very convincing!

      • allein 🐾 October 20, 2017 / 9:37 pm

        Second breakfast? Are you sure they weren’t hobbits in disguise?

        • Rachel October 20, 2017 / 10:50 pm

          Nope, just retrievers with endless appetites! They were GOOD DOGS and I miss them enormously!

  5. Kar October 20, 2017 / 6:15 pm

    He looks so good with that red ribbon. Very dashing.

    • Laura October 20, 2017 / 7:41 pm

      Yes, the ribbon is a far more stylish touch than our crumpled notes. πŸ˜†

  6. 6rabbits October 21, 2017 / 12:35 am

    I give this eleventy-billion upvotes!πŸ˜‚ (And all the comments, too!)

  7. Meleo1 October 21, 2017 / 11:58 am

    If the late Mr. Picky would have put up with wearing a ribbon, this would have worked, but he wouldn’t abide anything around his neck.

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