Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Happy Half-Year to Me!

First thing's first: a few days ago (the 15th) was my 6 month anniversary of my adoptionversary or as some might call it, "gotcha day"! I dont know why 6 months is worth celebrating, but Wise Cat told me that it means that I have been living here for half a year! I'm pretty excited *wags tail*.

And to make things better, I woke up that morning with a surprise in my room!

a basket full of treats! yum! wow, if i get presents for my 6 months, i cant wait to see what i'll get for my one year! Or better yet, CHRISTMAS! Lady Whiskers says I dont even deserve it! BOL!

Okay, now for an update on my daily walks: Ive been taking walks every morning and every late afternoon lately. There's always something different going on each day. Weird people walking around, weird people in their yards and even other dogs. this is supposed to expose me to the crazies that go on in the 'hood and hopefully "socialize" me.

so far im doing a decent job. besides the occasional BAR-RAR-RAR's! and the fact that I tried to run across the street when i saw one of my neighbors walking on the sidewalk. it nearly gave my people a heart attack. what? i wasnt gonna attack him. i wasnt gonna bite him. maybe just taste his ankle a little. but that was awhile ago. ive matured since then.

Oh yeah, and yesterday there was another dog walking around. He had a collar around his neck just like me, but he wasnt walking any people. He was alone. He also wasn't neutered. the reason why I know this is know. Anyway, this drove me bonkers! He tried to come in my yard and he tried to steal my people so I had a little talk with him. I just told him to go find his own people before someone takes them away. I must've been talking super loud because my people carried me back into the house and kept telling me to "shhh". they also cancelled my walk that day due to me being disruptive to the 'hood. oops.

But here are my good moments!

ooh, is that the tasty leg guy??


Thursday, August 11, 2011

Shopping At PetCo!

My people seem to go shopping almost everyday, so being alone in my room for a few hours has become routine for me. But today I was pleasantly surprised when they told me that I'll be going shopping with them! I went to a store called PetCo. It's similar to PETSMART except this one seems a lil more peaceful. Theyre want to take me out more, so this is a start i guess!

Posing in the dog food aisle. I was being carried because i was too scared to walk around. I think im a chicken and not a dog sometimes.

purses to carry dogs in? does this mean i'll get to stowaway once in awhile? it might work if i didnt bark so much!

wow so many harnesses to choose from! i feel like a dog in a pet store! oh wait...

anyway, ive been having a conversation with Wise Cat in the backyard lately. She informed me that I'm gaining weight (but everyone's fat compared to her), im becoming lazy, and im barking way too much. I've also become territorial and a bit aggressive when it comes to my treats and she fears i might become those dogs that appear on The Dog Whisperer. 

So im starting my walks again. Back and fourth on the sidewalk every morning and evening. I started today and did alright. I did bark a lot though and i tried to charge at the neighborhood dogs. She (Wise Cat) gave me an overall grade C-. Im determined to graduate with flying colors by the end of this year! I'll show them that I can be a good dog!...i think.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Still Trying to Understand Cats...

"Hey, Alfie, let's play!"

"boop! boop! this is fun! you're not as annoying as I thought you were. I think we can become best friends if we learn to work out our differences.  :)"

*a couple of seconds later...*

"leave me alone before I scratch your eyes out!"

oh well, it was fun while it lasted.

Monday, August 1, 2011

Towel Time

I seem to be taking more baths lately. Stupid fleas. So unfair!

If i keep staring at you, do you promise to let me be a dog once in awhile and roll in the dirt? Its a lot more harmless than you think! Old Wise Cat does it all the time...

what are you lookin' at?

oh please, not my ears!