Tuesday, July 21, 2009

WEARING THIN

PATIENCE MAY BE A VIRTUE

BUT IS NOT LIMITLESS



Hey Hounders,

It's me, the seldom heard from Shelby Belle, the puppy from ....well, you know where. Radar is up to over 46 lbs and he is getting quite long, tall and lanky. He really loves Sophie and she really loves him, BUT he is wearing her patience thin. All of the rest of us in the pack that have interaction with the little red man have all "taught" him that we have definite limits on how much abuse we can tolerate. Sophie was remiss in teaching Radar that she to has limits; she is now paying the price for her tolerance of the pup's aggressive behavior. Well Sophie may be down to 76 lbs but she is a lot more energetic and mobile than she used to be. Radar's "attacks" are getting old and Sophie is becoming more responsive when Radar lets her have it with both barrels. Sophie is "discussing" the situation more aggressively now. It is probably only a matter of time before she will have to give Radar the same lesson that the rest us us have already taught him.
- Shelby Belle and the Bumpass Hounds and Kitties


4 comments:

Clive said...

Wow, Radar is really getting big and cheeky! Great to him progressing so well though!

Glad you enjoyed watching the golf in Scotland at the weekend - we really wanted Tom Watson to win - but I guess the pressure just got to him in the end! Weather wise Scotland is much the same as here - when we say a 'hot' day - that's an Irish hot day and just warm by most people's standards!!

Many thanks for the U2 link this morning - they are playing here this weekend and we are heading to Boston!! Can't believe I managed to be out of the country!! However, we went to see Leonard Cohen last night and he was absolutely brillant - one of the best concerts we've ever been at! Have a lovely photo of Clive in his Cohen t-shirt which we will post later today!

Take care
the little man's mom and gang

Gus said...

Sophie is learning to express her inner Mom! Radar will soon learn NOT to mess with her.

gussie

WhimPurr's Whim and the Whiskers said...

Oh Sophie, little brofurs and sisfurs can be so annoying at times! We are furry confident that in time, you will truly love Radar! *woof*

Khyra The Siberian Husky And Sometimes Her Mom said...

Rut Roh!

I'll going to pull up a rug -

It's gonna be a Bumpass Night!

Hugz&Khysses,
Khyra

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