“Chaser, today is the day we tell Mum what she means to us.”
“But Elsie, Mum is never mean to us!”
“Really, Chaser, you are too, too outré. I said WHAT she means to us, not THAT she is mean to us! Kids these days, just don’t know their grammar. . . .”
“Well, at least I know that if I wait here patiently, just outside the kitchen tiles like a good girl, Mum will give me a treat. Maybe she won’t notice that my front paw is actually over the border and therefore sneaking into the kitchen. . . but even if she does notice, she’ll probably forgive me, because Mum is like that, right, Elsie? She lets us get away with quite a bit. But don’t tell her I said that, of course. I mean, it’s her day today, so we have to pretend that we’re actually not focused too much on the treats instead of–”
“Zip it, Chaser. You should have quit at ‘Mum is never mean to us.’ Though after that little display, who knows? *Sigh*.”
Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers out there. . . from your loved ones (treat or no treat).
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Other DDD posts for Mother’s Day:
- Dog Day: Mothers and Mothers of the Heart
- Dog Day: Who’s Your Mama?
- Dog Day: Celebrate All Moms!
- Dog Day: Still a Happy Day