June 22, 2024

Charlie the Fixer

Hi, it's Charlie! Did you know I can fix things with my teeth? Mom put a new cover in the backseat of the car and it had a thing blocking me from seeing her, so I fixed it. This was important because she needs to feed me treats when I get nervous in the car. I also took the straps down that were holding it up in front of me. I don’t like feeling confined, plus I like to crunch the plastic buckles. They make a neat sound, and sometimes Mom stops the car to talk to me.

She also got me some kind of shirt that straps around me and she had trouble figuring out the straps so I made a hole in the shirt and pulled off the loop. Ha, she didn’t even get it on me!

It’s been really hot here and today Mom went downtown without me. She said that the pavement was too hot for my paws. We still take walks near our house, and yesterday we met Tripod out there at 6:30 in the morning. I guess his people let the cats out early while it was still cool.

Filtered for Caturday art.

Before the days got so hot, we went to the dog park. I mastered the ramp! I can run right up it now.

Sometimes another dog is there, which is fun if they are nice. This small dog worried me because after we ran, he started making snorting sounds.  

When other dogs are not there, I still get to run. I think I was born to run.

I have one more critter to show you, and that’s a butterfly.

Hackberry Emperor


  1. Beautiful creatures!!
    Charlie's better off running than sitting in the car!
    Have a nice Sunday Linda!

  2. Glad you got to go out for a bit and have some fun.

    The art is really lovely!

  3. Charlie! How clever you are to be able to fix so many things!
    You met some nice critters while you were out, didn't you. We especially love that purrty flutterby!

  4. Charlie, you are fortunate not to get kicked out!

  5. There are things that help other dogs cope, and then there is Charlie. He just must feel free and close to Mum! Sorry for yet another investment that didn't work. Keep on lovin' that guy!

  6. Charlie, you are one-up on me — I couldn’t identify that moth (or is it a butterfly? I don’t know.)
    best, mae at maefood.blogspot.com

  7. Charlie, you're the best!

  8. cute!! i know it great to stay in the moment, but when VA gets all this humidity and heat i wish for fall times because i prefer the cooler times here in my home state. today it looks like rain but nothing is falling ... but we will see the day is not over yet. my headache is nuts. pressure is here. lol. i always joke that i am a barometer. have a great week. all the best to you and yours. ( ;

  9. Hello Linda,
    Sorry I keep blocked from leaving a comment.
    I do love all your doggies photos, especially your sweet Charlie. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Take care, enjoy your day and the week ahead.


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