Sabot L'ours (sabotlours) wrote,
Sabot L'ours
sabotlours

Walkie Horror Picture Show

Like every other night I took Mesa for walkies tonight. He was happily running all around investigating scents like a dog should when given the freedom to run off-leash. I, too, was happily walking along enjoying the relatively non-windy day. At some point I decided to reach back and praise Mesa for being such a good dog by staying on a "heel" command without even being told. He was right in back of me off to my left side in a perfect heel. When I looked back at him ready to give him pats on the head I noticed that he had something in his mouth. I immediately stopped and so did he. Now Mesa is a bit of a fecalphile in that I have caught him in the past with a large turd or pair of soiled underwear in his mouth. This time, however, it looked like a stick. He immediately dropped it, and I went to investigate what he had found. At first it looked like a stick. Then I saw that it looked like it had feathers. Oh! So it was a sparrow or a scaled quail. Nope. That looked like fur as opposed to feathers. Well, he HAD caught a baby bunny before. Perhaps it was another one. Upon closer inspection, it really didn't look like a baby bunny, although it had similar characteristics. I grabbed a stick and began prodding it. Finally I realized what he had found. It was a bunny head. Now I don't think he was the one who actually killed it. I think that he found part of a coyote kill and picked up one of the bits that remained behind. I was a bit miffed at him for picking up a bit of dead bunny since he has been trained to NOT pick up bits of food that might be found on the ground. On the other paw, I was a bit amused to find my dog with a slobber-coated bunny head in his mouth. All I know is that he won't be giving me any kisses tonight. BLEAH!
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 3 comments