Hi everypawdy - it's me, Rita, again. I know I promised last week to tell you about my time at The Gulag, so here it is. Since it's Mischief Monday, let me just start by saying I didn't really get up to any mischief there. (Well, not too much anyway...) I was a very good girl! (No, it's my pawrents that got up to mischief - after all they left me to go to Maui!)
At The Gulag, they made me go on a diet and I think they drugged me! [Note from Rita's Momma - yes, they did probably give her less calories than we do, but that was a good thing since (1) the vet said she needed to lose a couple of pounds and (2) she was getting less exercise. And, yes, they gave her some benadryl to help keep her quiet since she was on restricted activity for 2 - 3 weeks because of possibly having panoesteitis.]
Here are some pics of what I did there. Mostly I had to work:
|I had to guard the gate|
|Here is my beagle-tail flag; still on duty|
|I helped my Auntie with her gardening|
|I "helped" my uncle watch golf & poker (some of those guys are liars! I growled at them!)|
|I guarded my treats in the pantry|
|I helped my auntie work in her office.|
|Ok, I admit - it wasn't all hard work. I toke over my cousin's bed.|
Seriously - I was so confused while I was there! (Maybe it was cuz they drugged me!) I thought I was going to live there. After all, I used to live on the beach, and then I lived with a fawster mama, and another fawster mama, and then I lived with my real Momma, and then they took me to my aunt's. When Momma and Daddy came home late that night, I was sound asleep and they scared me - so I BARKED at them. My BIG bark! I thought they were INTRUDERS. Boy, was I embarrassed when I realized who it was! And then I was SO happy!
Meanwhile, this is all the mischief my pawrents were up to (again, without me!):
|They went body surfing with some poodle!|
|And they played with the poodle and a crab!|
|And Daddy swam with the turtles!|
|And they ran on the beach with some doggies!|
|And they hung out on beaches (my favorite thing to do!)|
|And they crashed a wedding!|
|And they sat around watching the sunset and drinking BACON MAPLE beer! (Bacon!)|
|And back to the beach again! (Daddy is modeling his new cute shorts in his "which way to the beach" pose)|
|And they hung out with some strange Lab...|
|...and shared their cheese with it!!|
In all fairness, I have to say that I liked living with my auntie and my uncle. They were nice to me and we went on walks and I got to play with my UnbreakOBall (which I love!) and I got to sleep on the sofa. All in all, The Gulag is not too bad. And now, next time I go, I know that my Momma and Daddy will come back for me!
Still... I'm not forgiving Momma and Daddy too easily for all the mischief they made without me. I made them take me for a Flying Dutchman this weekend to try to get back in my good graces. (It worked...)
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