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Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Worshipping at the Pantry Door

So, Rainy's been here for three full days now. This morning, I had to leave her crated while I ran an errand. I put her in her crate with Mr. Turtle, and gave her a small treat, then left. Oh but did I feel guilty! I was gone for about an hour and 15 minutes, but was worried the whole time about how she was doing. I heard her whining when I was putting my shoes on outside the condo door (we had been out and shoes were all wet). I took care of one thing I had to do, but came back rather than making some additional stops, figuring I'd take care of them tomorrow. I wanted to see how she was, worried pugmom that I am. She was fine when I first opened the door, and just started fussing and getting excited, moving the crate a bit, when I bent down to open it. She bounded out and gave me a wonderful greet. We sat on the floor and played, we went out to the balcony, but she apparently didn't have any business to take care of, and then I pulled out something for myself for lunch. Rainy kept walking around me, and walking around the kitchen island, and I kept asking her what she wanted. She kept walking past the pantry and sniffing at the bottom of the door. After a while, she just stood in front of the pantry door, apparently the alter of all the is holy!

10 comments:

Benny and Lily said...

Mom always felt guilty too for the crate or as we called it, jail. We like it and it makes us feel safe
Benny & Lily

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

Mom wants to know if you are not immediately letting her out of the khrate when you return...

'They' say you shouldn't do that - you should do a few things prior to doing so so Rainy doesn't expect to be let out ASAP...

It sounds like the two of you are doing furry well!

Hugz&Khysses,
Khyra

Stubby said...

Hi dw! You finally figured all up pugs out. We all bow down to the pantry. If I could open the pantry myself I really wouldn't need Mom and Dad. Everytime it opens I take it as an invitation to walk in and sniff around. You just never know what's going to fall on the floor!

Stubby xoxo

Salinger The Pug said...

Good job Rainy! It sounds like you're adjusting just fine!!! You'll be in the big bed with mom before you know it! ;-)

EveryPuggie that comes to visit our house LOVES the "food room" (pantry) that we have! We're no fools!

Love,
S-Dog

Tweedles -- that's me said...

Rainy
It sounds like your getting your mom very attatched to you! Who wouldn't be with a face as cute as you! I learned where the treat cabinet is too. It is a good idea to keep making eye contact with it.
love
tweedles

Sequoia & Petunia said...

So cute, she sat at the pantry door. She is going to be one smart little pug! Congrads are adopting her too :)

Pearl said...

Awesome work, Rainy! You found the food!

Mom says she is afraid I am going to bore a hole in our pantry door with my eyes... I just stare... and stare... and stare! heheh!

xoxo
Pearl

Pug(s) and Bugg said...

Thanks for asking about crating! Wes used to get crated but now we are trustworthy enough to have the kitchen, living room, and dining room. A few accidents here and there, but we are puppy mill dogs and MUCH happier when we're not cooped up!

Melissa and Emmitt said...

hi rainy and dw!
oh that is 100% pug hunting and gathering behavior.

emmitt loves the pantry too!

how fun to read about all of your adventures. i am so happy for you two!

xoxoxo
m & e

houndstooth said...

Of course it's the altar of all that is holy! It sounds like you're doing great in your new home, Rainy!

Bunnyc