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Thursday Post: Take 2!

Well nothing like working on a post for naught.

*sigh*

*sigh*

Oh well.

Anyway, here’s a poem I wrote yesterday.

Hope it will do for today.

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There was a dog left home alone
With not even so much as a bone
He checked all around
For a treat to scarf down
But was heartbroken when he found none.

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Sometimes it don't pay to get up in the morning.

Sometimes it don’t pay to get up in the morning.

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I am a malamute that was rescued by Jen. I live with June Buggie the cat. I blog about animal welfare and responsible care of companion animals at rumpydog.com. You can follow me on Twitter - @RumpyDog. And don't forget to LIKE my Facebook page! Thanks!

Discussion

40 thoughts on “Thursday Post: Take 2!

  1. AHHHHHHHHHHHH!

    BE ENCOURAGED! BE BLESSED!

    Posted by fgassette | July 18, 2013, 6:49 AM
  2. Bkess you Rumpy….:)
    Hugs Fozziemum xx

    Posted by fozziemum | July 18, 2013, 7:06 AM
  3. *bless….

    Posted by fozziemum | July 18, 2013, 7:06 AM
  4. Oh Rumpy you are cute! I hate it when you can’t find a chew too! I like tripe stick best. But I am only allowed them on occasion, because my person say the SMELL.

    Posted by alfiethepap | July 18, 2013, 7:12 AM
  5. Rumpy, you write well – for a Husky. Signed, Jack. (Lab-Chow)

    Posted by bitcodavid | July 18, 2013, 7:29 AM
  6. Aw Rumpy…..some days are full of treats and others we just have to try and stay cool! As for MJ it was sweet of you to post about her and HOPEFULLY the rumor I heard was true….if not, keep that post handy buddy!!!

    Kitty Hugs, Sammy

    Posted by onespoiledcat | July 18, 2013, 7:35 AM
  7. Oh that’s true dog-poetry, Rumpy. I hope you will get a truckload of treats – you are an artist!

    Posted by easyweimaraner | July 18, 2013, 7:39 AM
  8. Oh Rumpy…I wish I could send lots of bones immediately….
    Hugs hugs Kevin xxx

    Posted by eripanwkevin | July 18, 2013, 7:42 AM
  9. May tomorrow be a better day. Best wishes to you. :-)

    Posted by Debbie | July 18, 2013, 8:03 AM
  10. Nice DOGgerel!

    Posted by Russell Smith | July 18, 2013, 8:05 AM
  11. Snorts – stick with me buddy – I’ll show you how to get into the fridge :) XOXO – Bacon

    Posted by PigLove | July 18, 2013, 8:14 AM
  12. Thank you so much Rumpy for the post about Mary. It was already down but I saw you did one. We are still awaiting the Vet care clinic’s approval of the home we found for her. They have the phone number but so far no word. Keep that post. If they don’t like the farm environment she will go to, Mary will need to continue her search. Hope you find another bone paw pats, Savannah

    Posted by Savannah's Paw Tracks | July 18, 2013, 8:24 AM
    • I don’t think so Savannah. I will save that for those of you who are in the know. It’s frustrating to work in a post only to find out its wasted effort.

      Posted by rumpydog | July 18, 2013, 8:36 AM
      • I posted about Mary as soon as I knew she had a willing adopter. The vet clinic has to approve it and so far they are dragging their feet. Sorry you feel you wasted time, I know you are very busy. And Mary still does not have a confirmed home so that post would still have been helpful should they not let her go as it is a place where she would be indoor and outdoor

        Posted by Savannah's Paw Tracks | July 18, 2013, 8:41 AM
      • Anyone who might have been interested would not have pursued it once they read all the comments about the cat having a potential home. It would not be cool to do that to people who would possibly take her in.

        Posted by rumpydog | July 18, 2013, 9:29 AM
      • So I “should” have not said a word, right? My mistake, guess I have ruined her chances now. I certainly won’t try to help again as I clearly don’t know how. Again, sorry you wasted your time. If you have other advice for me, my email is lcrodgers at sbcglobal dot net

        Posted by Savannah's Paw Tracks | July 18, 2013, 9:34 AM
      • And I’m sorry you are taking this personally. This isn’t about you. Animal adoption is an emotional experience and people will perceive me as callous to post a plea for a home for Mary, get them all excited, then tell them never mind. And yes, my time is limited and I feel it is valuable.

        Posted by rumpydog | July 18, 2013, 9:49 AM
      • Thank you for your input

        Posted by Savannah's Paw Tracks | July 18, 2013, 9:51 AM
  13. You deserve a big handful of treats for that poem!!

    The Florida Furkids

    Posted by The Florida Furkids | July 18, 2013, 8:41 AM
  14. Poor baby.

    Posted by BJ Pup | July 18, 2013, 8:45 AM
  15. Wow! That was something you should have saved for a Monday…so sad!

    Posted by Emmadog | July 18, 2013, 9:23 AM
  16. Haha that’s cute!

    Posted by jlee5879 | July 18, 2013, 9:29 AM
  17. Here’s a treat, Rumpy! :)

    Posted by tchistorygal | July 18, 2013, 10:12 AM
  18. Rumpy that was a wonderful poem! But I am sad you were left alone without a bone! Woooooowooooooo, Ku

    Posted by Julianne Victoria | July 18, 2013, 10:34 AM
  19. Aw poor you Rumpy. We know how you feel though, we’re left home alone a lot too. And that was a really great poem – we wish we could write like that!
    Piggy Kisses,
    Poppy and Clover
    xxxxxxx

    Posted by Poppy & Clover | July 18, 2013, 11:30 AM
  20. who knew there was poesie in those paws? Very well done, Rumpy! 3 tail thumps!! :)

    Posted by Charron's Chatter | July 18, 2013, 12:05 PM
  21. a cool dog and a cool ditty!

    Posted by hobo hippie | July 18, 2013, 2:03 PM
  22. Rumpy, how can they leave you without leaving a treat or two behind?!? So not fair.

    Posted by Oz the Terrier | July 18, 2013, 2:19 PM
  23. Poor Rumpy! :)

    Posted by ILoveDogs | July 18, 2013, 4:55 PM
  24. Oh Rumpy, you are the poet laureate of sad poems!!!

    Posted by kanzensakura | July 18, 2013, 5:52 PM
  25. Awww, somebody throw this doggy a bone, will ya?

    Posted by wigglebuttryker | July 18, 2013, 7:19 PM
  26. Awww poor Rumpy …hugs xx

    Posted by heysugarsugar | July 19, 2013, 2:57 AM
  27. What a wonderful poem! I think you deserve a big juicy bone for that one!

    Posted by humanrescuesdog | July 19, 2013, 4:08 AM
  28. Terrible the way we starve our dogs. Beating, starving them, making them go OUTSIDE in the RAIN. I’ve noticed Nan is beginning to waddle a bit. She still says she’s starving.

    Posted by Teepee12 | July 19, 2013, 10:20 AM
  29. Very cute. I saw the poem yesterday.

    Posted by BJ Pup | July 19, 2013, 10:02 PM
  30. Then Jen saw Rumpy’s dire plight–
    All alone with no treat in his sight.
    So she dropped him a carrot,
    That has healthy merit;
    Poor Rumpy just ran from the fright.

    (…penned in collaboration with Ling Ling, Oreo, and Tilly Tot, in answer to Rumpy’s poem up top,)

    Posted by Sandra Bell Kirchman | July 19, 2013, 10:05 PM

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