Scout showing off one of his unique kitten talents…we call it making biscuits.
I’m not sure why cats need to knead, but my cats have the additional habit of drooling while they knead. Scout lets loose a drop of drool towards the end of this video.
This photo was originally very dark, with only the highlights showing on Kona’s face. As I lightened the shadows in Photoshop, something began to appear in the background. It looks like Kona is sharing the limelight once again.
Pumpkin and Scout seem to show up everywhere Kona is. If he moves to the living room, they follow. Same with the bedroom – within a few minutes, there they are. Can’t a dog get a little privacy around here?
Scout loves his big brother
Scout tries to give Kona head-bumps and tries to cuddle with him. He used to get annoyed and walk away, but it’s useless. They just follow him.
These days, he just closes his eyes, accepts the fact that he’s sharing space, and goes to sleep.
Cheers to being popular 😊
~ Wags and woofs, Lori and Kona
We made it to 100!
Thank you to everyone who follows this blog and especially to the folks who take the time to comment on the adventures Kona, Pumpkin and Scout.
There are plenty of blogs out there with thousands of followers, but reaching 100 is pretty darn special to me. Wags, woofs and purrs to all of our furry friends out there in blogger land!
Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen. ~ Orhan Pamuk
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Happy Labor Day!
Maybe every Monday should declared a holiday, what do you think? We’ll make it a world-wide day off to include everyone outside of the U.S. as well.
The Mister is working on his boat today, so Kona and I decided to do some dog-shopping. I’ve been promising Kona a new toy for a while now, since his favorite old squeaky bone has seen better days.
Squeaky bone and I share many happy memories
This old bone is special because Kona got to pick it out. It was once covered with bright yellow tennis ball felt, but he tore the skin off and ate it.
We made our way to the local pet supply store, and as soon as we walked in, the man at the counter handed Kona a snack. Instant friends.
There were so many toys! Kona headed straight over to the Kong toys, and sniffed out his favorite giant squeaky bone. We moved over to the snack area next, where he licked some of the tasty treats on my way down the aisle.
This is MY toy. I will bring it to you and growl when you try to grab it from me. Growl = grab bone and throw so I can fetch.
For now, until he drops it into something disgusting, this Kona’s inside
What kind of dog toys do your pups like to play with? Do you have a favorite that you keep going back to again and again?
I started back to school this week, so I probably won’t be posting quite as frequently as I have been. Stay tuned, though. I’m working on a post about one of Kona’s favorite subjects – DOG TOYS!
We didn’t want to miss out on Tongue Out Tuesday, so Kona gave me a little tongue shot. We call it #LittleTOT.
*Note to myself: maybe if I had some peanut butter? Just sayin’
Have a terrific Tuesday.
Today we visited the Mister while he worked on his boat. This old tank is his dream come true – at least it will be in about a year.
It’s an old 1971 Owens-Brigatine, which had a reputation as being a supreme Marlin catching machine back in the day. Mister has always dreamed of having one, and a few months ago he came across this one and bought it for a song and a dance.
When dad’s happy, I’m happy!
This boat needs a lot of work, but the infrastructure is solid, and Mister knows boats and has made some connections to other people who have also restored boats like this.
We’re all excited about this project and taking trips to Catalina. It’s a good sized vessel at 33 feet, so it will hold steady in bumpy water. Best of all, Mister will be able to bring home lots of bluefin and yellow tail tuna, which we all love.
The Mister’s favorite fish to catch and release are the big fighters, like Marlin and Swordfish. The ocean temperature has been warmer than usual the past couple of years, which has made for great fishing in Southern California. There have been record numbers of Marlin out here, and even some Swordfish.
We’ve decided to change the name of the boat, but haven’t come up with one that we all like. Our friend suggested “Brig it On” because it is a Brigatine. We’ve also been contemplating a Hawaiian-themed name. Were still throwing out ideas, though. Feel free to toss any suggestions this way, friends! Who knows, maybe one will stick.
~Wags and woofs.