2.20.2010

A cute little story

You have probably seen this before, I have, but someone sent it to me and I laughed all over again.
See if you don't!
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An older, tired-looking dog wandered into my yard. I could tell from his collar and well-fed belly that he had a home and was well taken care of.


He calmly came over to me, I gave him a few pats on his head; he then followed me into my house, slowly walked down the hall, curled up in the corner and fell asleep.




An hour later, he went to the door, and I let him out..

The next day he was back, greeted me in my yard, walked inside and resumed his spot in the hall and again slept for about an hour. This continued off and on for several weeks.

Curious I pinned a note to his collar: 'I would like to find out who the owner of this wonderful sweet dog is and ask if you are aware that almost every afternoon your dog comes to my house for a nap.'

The next day he arrived for his nap, with a different note pinned to his collar: 'He lives in a home with 6 children, 2 under the age of 3 - he's trying to catch up on his sleep. Can I come with him tomorrow?'

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A sweet story to end the week with!  Happy Sunday to everybody!

Kisses,
Stella and Jo

22 comments:

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

HaRoooooo!

Happy Sunday to woo too!

Hugz&Khysses,
Khyra

Lorenza said...

Thanks for sharing it!
I love it!
Have a great sunday too!
Kisses and hugs
Lorenza

Bobby said...

Ah peace in deed. we all need that sometimes.

Bobby said...

Yes that little dog does look a mini me.

Tanuki Maxx said...

Cute dog!

Cheers,
Maxx

kissa-bull said...

oh my dog
we had never ever heard that cute story
thank you so much for sharing
we absolutely loved it
it made my mommish laugh vewy hard
pibble sugars
the houston pittie pack

KB said...

That is a heart-warming story!

Gus, Louie and Callie said...

That is so cute... We would would need a nap too...
Thanks for the smile...

Big Sloppy Kisses
Gus, Louie and Callie

Fiona, as typed by Dr. Liz said...

Teehee! We haven't seen that one before! With The Little Monster, uh, my darling little puppy sister, Mom is sympathizing with the tired dog!

*kissey face*
-Fiona

bbes tribe said...

Hi Stella, We were visiting Gus, Louie, & Callie and thought we'd drop by & say Hi. We enjoyed the story and will be dropping by from time to time to visit. We like to make new furiends & have visitors. If you'd like to stop by & visit us sometime, we'd like that.
Tailwags
Ernie, Sasha, Chica

Dennis the Vizsla said...

Smart dog!

Huffle Mawson said...

LOL that is very cute!

Mango said...

That was a wonderful story. Momma is glad that my human brother and sister are actual grown-ups now.

Slobbers,
Mango

The OP Pack said...

That is a great story - we think Thunder and Phantom might be thinking the same thing with their new sister here:)

Woos, Phantom, Thunder, and baby Ciara

Twinkietinydog said...

Cute. I hadn't seen it. Have a great week!
Twink!

MAX said...

Hi there Stella
That is such a sweet story and reminds me of the hospitality I received when I pitched up on your doorstep on Valentine's day.
Sending you all lots of love.
MAXDOG IN SOUTH AFRICA

Rocky Creek Scotties and Java said...

Such a sweet story. Thanks for sharing.

XOXO
The Rocky Creek Gang

Martha and Bailey said...

Hi Stella
What a sweet story - it certainly made us smile.
love
Martha & Bailey xxx

Sue said...

Very cute! We had something similar happen once. A tired, hungry little dog came to the door one rainy night. He sat on our door mat so Rob brought him in, fed him, then gave him a bath.

He was tired, so he curled up in the corner and went to sleep. Our dogs, we had three then, didn't know what to make of him.

In the morning he woke up stretched, ate some dog food, and wanted to go outside. We opened the door, he walked out to the sidewalk and looked back at us, then he trotted off down the street. We never saw him again.

I guess he thought we ran a doggie motel.

Gus, Louie and Callie said...

Mom wishes she could work at home more too... She likes taking breaks with us..


Big Sloppy Kisses
Gus, Louie and Callie

Ms. ~K said...

Smart pup for sure!!!
Licks and sniffs,
Zack, Sassy and Buddy

Piappies World said...

Hi Stella,

That's a cute and funny post. We also love the photo.

Hope all is well with you.

-Fudgie, Princess & the Piappies