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Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by ouesi, Feb 4, 2018.


  1. ouesi

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    You have to get up to pee...

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    Now what do I do?! I just had a huge mug of tea!
    At least he's not dreaming and growling in to my lap, that's never good....
     
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  2. JoanneF

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    I love that sort of cuddle too.
     
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  3. StormyThai

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    I just cross my legs and hope...
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  4. ouesi

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    Seriously, brothers from another mother.
    Do you also get the paws grabbing you when you try to get up? :rolleyes:
     
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    Oh yes, he has a death grip when he doesn't want me to move :Shifty
    He also subtly pushes the OH away with his back paws...I'm less likely to move if I am sat on my own :Hilarious
     
  6. Sairy

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    I know that feeling - if it's not Holly then it's one of the cats. Though at least with the cats you can get your hands underneath (like a spatula) and slide them off to somewhere else comfortable. Not so easy with a large dog!
     
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    Mine doesn't care if you move it just means he gets the warm spot :)
     
  8. Sarah H

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    Lol yes, if I move I come back to a dog sprawled across the whole sofa! No room for stupid humans!
     
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    Pure devotion from both parties :)
     
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    Was a bit worried someone had lost an eye when i read thread title lol
     
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    Awwwww :)

    My Mr Clingy Pants was extra super clingy on Saturday. I was bursting for a wee and although he is only 9.5kg his whole body was laid on me, like a dead weight. I honestly nearly wee’d myself and he still wouldn’t move!
     
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  12. ouesi

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    No LOL
    But if you look very carefully at his nose, you can still see the scar from his last encounter with a skunk about 3 years ago :Penguin
     
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    We don't have skunks in the UK but have heard they can emit a truly terrible smell. I wonder how bad it is on a scale of 1-10, 1 being low?
     
  14. ouesi

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    No, seriously, it is horrible, potent, gawdawful stuff.

    Just driving by a roadkill skunk is bad enough, a direct hit is hell on earth.
    Bates' has had far too many adventures with skunks and it is truly horrific.
     
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    Wow, has it really been 3 years since Bates last Skunking?
    3 years clean is pretty good :p
     
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    I hope we haven't jinxed it now but good job Bates :)
     
  18. ouesi

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    It's skunk breeding season right now, so he's not outside unsupervised during crepuscular times.
    I had a heart attack moment two days ago, smelled a skunk nearby and saw Bates get interested in something but I called him back and he came - phew! Fortunately he is a good boy about not chasing if I'm there to tell him no....
     
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    I've read loads of articles listing potential difficulties involved in having a dog to help potential dog owners think through all the issues beforehand, but I've never once read: "owning a dog could seriously damage your bladder". But the risk is real.
     
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    The risk of bladder damage is also very real when you are woken first thing in the morning (when you have a full bladder) by a hefty ginger cat using you as a trampoline and crash-mat!
     
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