Busy Times At Our Den Sunday Selfies

Yup, it sure *is* super busy here. Dalton has to teach Benji all kinds of things about life here, and he had to even teach him about our doggie doors. But he is a stubborn terrier, and so he didn’t give up, and finally Benji has figured them out! And when petcretary had to do her vacuuming chores, he realized those doors were handy for a panic exit, BOL!

Petcretary and pawppy are dealing with a puppy who has to learn everything, including potty training…so now we are having a den full of gates and pens and crates. Sheesh…but some days we do not have accidents, and its only been a week, so hooray, we are on the right track. At first Benji found it difficult to *go* when he was taken outside, but with some treats and encouragement he’s doing much better. He is learning the come and sit commands too…soon we will add some others…like stay and lie down. We had to remove all the rawhide chews here, cause he just devours those. Yikes! And any doggy toys with items on them that can be removed are the victims of his teeth, too…so they had to be removed as well. Just like a human toddler…everything gets into his mouth…he sampled pawppy’s computer cord too…oopsie. Brought back memories of Minko…Dalton and Benji get along really well, sometimes they curl up in the open crate, or on a doggy bed, or they play tug of war. When outside the game of chase is fun, and so is I am going to steal your stick… They go on walks, and while Dalton is a great puller, and leaves plenty of pee-mails, Benji is calmer and walks nicely most of the time. He is frightened by loud traffic though, which is hard to avoid since some of our two mile hikes are along the highway in our village.

At the vet on Friday, he was loved on by all the staff, and he lapped it up! Dalton went along for the ride and social time and he too had fun there. A vet trip with no agenda for Dalton…Benji was declared a healthy if a wee bit ‘lean’ pup.

Pipo seems curious about this big galoot that ambles about, and ignores him, MOL! So maybe they might become friends…or at least be tolerant of each other the way MJF was with both kitties when he was a youngster.

Pipo still has the whole living room and pawppy’s office for his private use. So he can rest in peace away from the  canine crazies, MOL! His eating an bathroom habit seemm unchanged, so we think he is not too stressed with our new addition.

Lets wrassle!




Phew, gotta catch our breath!


Lets go again…


Grrr, you bet!




A selfie stop…


Petcretary says this one was great!


Benji had a go at it too…


Pardon petcretary’s ear muffs…and bulky coat, it was a cold windy morning…but she said, I, Benji made a good selfie


I am glad you haven’t yet taken away all the soft decorations…


Your potholders make nice pillows!! If you leave them out, I will appropriate them!

Our attempts at cards…

Buddy Budd had a Gotcha Day


Ping & Jinx celebrated Happy New Year with Happy Birthday!
Today Cooper Murphy is catabrating 2 years of being Gotcha’d.
We are hopping along to the Gotcha Day Pawrty at The Kitties Blue, who are the weekly hosts of the Sunday Selfies Bloghop.


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7 thoughts on “Busy Times At Our Den Sunday Selfies

  1. Meow wow Benji sure iss fittin inn like a hand inn a glove or a foot inn a shoe or a duckie inn water….oh mee iss gettin silly! Dalton mee has nevurr seen you GRIN THAT BIG efurr (well since Septemburr). LadyMew syass shee agrees with mee!!! Yore lookin speckatckular! An Pipo mee had trubbell breethin ’cause yore so handsum…red iss yore color!!!
    ***purrsss*** BellaDharma

  2. Pipo, those are some great fotos of your gawjusness. And you know we think petcretary is bootyful. We’re glad things are goin’ well. Big hugs

    Luv ya’

    Dezi and Raena

  3. So wonderful that all is working out OK. Even in these early days it looks like Benji is slotting in perfectly. You have all given us some wonderful selfies this week, especially Pipo, who looks so comfy and content on those festive ‘Cat Pillows’ MOL

  4. Charlee: “Benji seems to be settling in nicely. Those are some good selfies you guys took!”
    Chaplin: “And the wrestling! Wrestling is fun, right, Charlee?”
    Charlee: “Yes, as long as you don’t over do. Sitting on soft things is also nice though!”
    Chaplin: “Sure sure, after wrestling of course!”
    Charlee: *sigh* “Boys …”

  5. Dalaton, we’re so happy you have such a great new furriend.
    Benji, Dalton and Pipo-you are all looking gawgeous as ever.
    Purrs, Bibi & Meep

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