Sunday, January 30, 2011

Ambushed!

Let me ask you something. Does this look like a doggie who deserves to be harassed?


What about this? Does THIS look like a doggie who needs to be tormented and tortured?


Unfortunately, that is exactly what happened tonight, my friends. I was napping, minding my own business, and then suddenly AMBUSHED by this...


Yes, I had to take a bath.

After weeks of reprieve, I thought I had won the War of the Bathtub. Mom hadn't subjected me to a bath for a long, long time. Apparently, however, I was wrong. She just lulled me into a sense of complacency and then WHAM...bath torture.


Looking pathetic and cute has no effect on Mom when she's in bath mode. My charms are powerless.


The woman was on a serious "get Buttons clean" mission, too. I prefer to be stinky. And dirty. I am a dog, you know.

And you can see just how upset I am by looking at my tail in this picture. Is it up and curly and wagging? Noooo. I am not a happy pup.


Since all of my attempts to escape the bath seemed to have no impact on Mom, I finally just stuck my tongue out at her. Take THAT!


Of course the normal blow dryer torture ensued after the bath. You'll notice that I sat RIGHT BY the bathroom door, awaiting my escape.


When Mom finally let me out of the bathroom, I went a little crazy. Then I hid under the blanket on the couch. I didn't want to end up back in that bathroom.


When I realized that I was safe, however, I decided to dry myself off the rest of the way by rolling on the carpet.



Then I took out some of my frustrations on a penguin toy.


In my opinion, tonight's ambush bath was entirely uncalled for. Just ridiculous. I was stinky for weeks, so why the torture tonight?!

I WILL get back at Mom for this. I'm working on a plan right now. I can't divulge all of the details, but I can tell you that it involves squeaky toys under Mom's bed at 3:30 a.m....

12 comments:

  1. You know, I always enjoy these posts of yours but the downside is, the bath posts remind Girl, "Hey, Maximus is kinda stinky-when did he get a bath last time?" Sure, I can't see, but I just know she reads your blog and then starts giving me that Look...

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  2. That was a nail biting, fur raising story! You had me on the edge of my seat! I am glad you are ok after that abuse. BearHug (oops, you still are a bit wet)

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  3. Ohhhh my friend... that does NOT look like fun. You should lick feets in the night to show your disapproval...

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  4. That looks horrible!! Do what ever you can to get dirty again Buttons!! There's got to be something you can roll in for a while. That will teach her!! The nerve of some Mommys!!

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  5. Oh noes!!! the dreaded B A T H !!!! Are there foxes nearby???? snickers

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  6. That does look like torture. I feels your pain...

    pawhugs, Max

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  7. OOOO Buttons you look so Pretty and clean .. I bet you smell GREATTTT!!! And thank you for reminding me I need to give little Hank a bath today. I would have forgotten I think cause I have been so busy ...

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  8. he he - poor Buttons. But, you do look all clean and floofy!

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  9. LOL! I can't believe you were ambushed Buttons!
    The nerve!!!:) I think your plan is a good one!

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  10. Mom has been sniffing around the three of us here lately. I is not letting her read this. She duss not need any ideers.

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  11. OMD! That's horrible! Like puppy-Gitmo!

    Mom gave me a bath two weeks ago cause I had a "little" paint on my butt! Grrr, peoples is so weird!!

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  12. Ugh, baths are the worst. What is wrong with those moms?
    -Corbin

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