Friday, June 25, 2010

Doggy Tale

I've noticed a trend. In the evenings when I unlace my boots and get comfortable on the couch to read a book or watch a good mystery DVD (Inspector George Gently is my current favorite), Misty snuggles down against my boots. If I've been wearing sandals that day, she positions her body across the sandals and somehow gets comfy.

Why am I puzzled about this? Oddly enough, no one else is that eager to get that close to my shoes. 

Right now, as I'm sitting at the kitchen counter writing this, Misty is lying just in front of my feet. She stays so close by, that I always have to be careful not to step on her!

So what's with the shoe thing? Is it because Misty feels more secure when snuggling close to my shoes? OR is it because she knows that I always first put on my shoes before going outdoors - and she wants to be READY? Yeah! yeah! ready! ready! pant, pant!

Because we got Misty from a shelter, we're not certain of her history.

So is it insecurity or anticipation? or could it be the lovely fragrance? :-)
What do you think?

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16 comments:

Julie said...

Sweet post. And I love the sheep pic with Psalm 100:3. Stopping by from NFF

Caution Flag said...

With our dog, I suspect it's the odors as she dearly loves all other odors, too! Misty looks like such a sweetie :)

Stacey said...

"OR is it because she knows that I always first put on my shoes before going outdoors - and she wants to be READY? Yeah! yeah! ready! ready! pant, pant!"

This reminds me of:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZ4x5rAz9Ic&feature=related

I imagine Misty sounding like this in her head. :D

Hope you have a great day! My back and hip are out, which I know you can appreciate, so I am nursing them after two chiropractic adjustments, hoping I don't need another. EE's just dying to check out Amazon.com to see what they have today, so I better get out of the way.

Lots of Love from all of us!

Paula@One Mom's Corner of the World said...

Maybe she wants to be near something of yours. I'm visiting from Friday Follow. I signed up to be a new follower.

I am Harriet said...

Visiting from New Friend Friday.
Have a great weekend!
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Sherry @ Lamp Unto My Feet said...

Awww! Too cute! :D

Have a great weekend!
Sherry

partialemptynester said...

CUTE!!!! Our bulldog is always near our feet...each time one of us is ready to get up from our recliner, we ask the other one if the dog's under our chair so he won't get squished, lol!

Denise said...

That is really sweet, she truly loves you.

Angela said...

Aw, Misty! You're so cute! *pat pat*

Cris Goode said...

I think it is love for her owner :) or maybe the fragrance too ;)

Ma What's 4 dinner said...

Of course! They smell like you! My dogs curl up with anything that smell like me or the hubs. Isn't it sweet?

Lots of yummy love,
Ma, What's for Dinner
www.mawhats4dinner.com

Cranberry Morning said...

Thanks for the great comments and thoughts regarding little Misty. And where is she now? Well, I'm sitting here with Bridger on my left and Misty on my right. Good thing they love me. :-)

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Deborah said...

I think it is because your boots smell so good my friend. :D I love ALL photos of Misty. She is a very good dog.

Xenia said...

So sweet! I think she just really wants to be close to you, dogs are just so loving that way. :)

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At Rivercrest Cottage said...

oh this is so cute either way. I'm going with the wanting to be there when you get ready to go out.

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