5.14.2010

May 14, 2010

White Dog still has strict rules that she enforces about Quinn not being allowed to sleep in our bedroom. She sleeps on the bed and while she has more or less given up the battle over his use of the dog door, White Dog maintains that there is only room for one white dog per bedroom. Quinn has adapted and made himself a comfy spot complete with a soft blankets in Steve's closet in the office. After nite-nite snacks and "I love you" kisses, he retires there for his rest. Last night I felt The Original White Dog jump off the bed but I did not hear the dog door flap. I just assumed she was hot all cuddled together and that she had moved to her "alternate" spot under the chair. When Steve's alarm went off at 6am, I expected White Dog to jump up as usual and join us for a few minutes before Steve tore himself from the covers and faced the new day...but no dog appeared. I sat up and peered under the chair; she was not there. "Maybe she is outside," Steve suggested as he clambered upright. He was back in a moment, all smiles. "Guess where your little angel IS," he prompted. He continued without my answer. "White Dog is in the other room with the OTHER White Dog not quite sleeping together but close by and both are snoring!" I love starting the day with such happy news; while White Dog has grown to tolerate Quinn she still does not play with him or include him in her daily activities. Sharing a sleeping space was a huge step forward on White Dog's part. To celebrate we greeted both when they came into our room with effusive hugs and a few unexpected treats.

13 comments:

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

Dear ORIGINAL WD :

Always keep 'em guessing!

Hugz&Khysses,
Khyra

Prinnie and Digby said...

Yaaaaaayyyy White Dog Siku!!!! Such a huge step. We're all proud of you.
Tell me all about it when we talk in the stars tonight:)

Teddy Bear said...

Way to go, Siku! How sweet of you to keep Quinn company during the night.:)

Love,
Teddy Bear

Charlie said...

Awwww! I love this post. I'm so glad that Siku is starting to tolerate Quinn. I know that, in time, they will be good friends.

Irene

Remington said...

Great post! Sometimes it takes a little time to become BEST friends....have a fun filled weekend!

HubbleSpacePaws said...

Thanks for coming by Space Paws to lend your support to Whiskey, Joy and Jim. It was very much appreciated!

And I very much enjoyed getting to know the White Dogs! Today's entry was indeed a smile generator... I know how I've grinned finding two formerly feisty felines sleeping soundly in close proximity!

Ginger Jasper said...

Oh how lovely that is.. I still think they will become best friends.. This is a start.. HUgs GJ xx

Cappy the Eskie said...

That is so cute !! Ollie and I start off sleeping on the big bed together, but he prefers spending the night on the blankets on the floor. It took six months, but now I’m used to him. He even has ME trained. When he sits by the kitchen door, I bark the command for someone to open it for him.

Hugs and yips,
Cappy

Hansel said...

awwww that's so cute! we love this!

Mack and Sally Ann said...

Go Siku, you are a good big sister.
Sally Ann

Sagira said...

Siku, you're such a good big sister.

♥♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥♥ said...

How sweet!!!

Woos - Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

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