Friday, October 19, 2007


Mistress has been very bad. Not just normally naughty but bad.

She has left my blog for a whole week. I expect my posts to be done every couple of days, three at the most. Some of my dogcolleagues get more than one post a day.

Why has she been bad? Because she has decided she wants to learn about GeoCatzing. Apparently this means going hunting for hidden cats with a GPS - a Gato Positioning System. (note to non-Spanish barkers - gato is cat in Spanish).

Does she have a GPS? No. But she went looking anyway. She printed out a map and instructions and then went on a walk. Did she find a gato? No, she caught the tail end of one shooting up a wall. Did she find anything else? No. Although apparently she spent a lot of time kicking about some undergrowth - as if gatos hide there. Well sometimes they do.

But the reason I am really annoyed is that she did not take me. It is obvious if you are going GeoCatzing you need a different type of GPS. A Gato Pippa Sensor. I could sniff out those gatos far better than a geeky gadget, so if she takes up this silly game, she doesn't need a computerised thing with maps and signals, she needs me.

My poll and my girlfriends
Now, my poll is nearly over and it looks as though the majority vote is for me to write about a girlfriend on every post. So I am going to cheat and write about one today.

Two actually, as they in the same pack, and it is doubly nice to dream about two at once. Today I am dreaming about Bama and Mikki from the River Hill Pack. Partly because I keep getting them confused. I don't know why. I think it is because mistress makes me go visiting the blogs when I am half asleep and then I forget what I am writing.

Perhaps they would like to come GeoCatzing with me as Mikki catches rats, and Bama is willing to learn.

And as you are still young Bama, perhaps it will make your mom feel better if I visit you when I take a cruise liner to visit Penny. Although, if you did come here, I am always under supervision, I mean someone is always with me to alleviate my boredom, and don't forget - you will need a passport. I would meet you at the airport, or the frontier, or the cruise terminal whichever way you came.

Nearly forgot to say we have had a great week for the breakfasts. Misery must have been hungry as we have had rashers and organic mushrooms, sometimes potatoes as well, and naturally lots of scrummy buttered toast. Of course the sharing is not as I would wish, but it is better than nothing.

And today for my very own breakfast, as well as my biscuits I got yummy veg korma, sag aloo and veg biryani. My very faves. Wow. But she still didn't take me GeoCatzing so I haven't finished sulking at her yet.


Blue said...

Golly gosh - I'm on a roll to-night- can get into comments!
So shocked, don't know what to say!
Secratary hasn't sent me your interview questions yet?
Re Girlfriends - you are a gigalo
Did I spell it right! No.

Pats & pets

PS - Tell Kate, we're now our own re physio

Sophie Brador said...

Pippa, If you are taking a cruise liner to see Penny, then maybe I can stop these insane workouts to try to swim across the ocean to see you. I'm not that far from Penny and you can darn well visit me on the same trip. And for the record, I have come up with a new name for you. Flirtippa!!!

Sophina Flirtador la Brador

Tofu Burger said...

GPS- Gatos, Pippa hahhahahha... your are a funny guy, no wonder the ladies don't mind sharing ya!


Bama said...

Wooohooo Pippadear,
We are so excited & honored to be the first grrrls mentioned in your regular grrrlfriend pupdates. We would be thrilled if you came to visit, GeoCatzing sounds like just as much fun as catching rats, and Bama says she's up for anything as long as you are involved...She said not to worry bout mom, we know you are a perfect gentleman, and we'll make sure she knows too.
Husky Hugs & Manykisses,
Mikki & Bama

Lorenza said...

Hi, Pippa
Sure you are better to find gatos than all those devices created by the man.
If this is your blog you can talk about whatever you want.
I love to read your posts!
Have a good night

Simba said...

I bet you would be far better at sniffing things out. Sounds like you are busy too, keeping up with all the girlfriends.

Simba x

Kapp pack said...

Oh, I could definitely help you find some Gatos. Maybe it could be our first date? I'm glad you decided to talk about one girlfriend per post. It's always good to know about your competition. I've missed you I'm glad your mistress is dictating for you again!

WOo woo, Kelsey Ann

Anonymous said...

I just love that first photo - what a spectacular view!


The Husky in the Window said...

Great picture! And this gato hunting thing. Sounds intersting.

I'll tell MayaMarie about this when she gets back.


Marvin - Braveheart Hound said...

Hi Katherine and Pippa,

My mama Jeannie is taking a break from watching the Rugby on the tv, she is pretty sick now cos England are losing, I dont care, I am Scottish!

Good to meet you, and your blog is pretty cool.

love and licks from Bonnie and very Sunny Scotland. Marvin ;0)

Butchy & Snickers said...

Hey Pippa,
Nice scenery pictures. That Gato Pippa Sensor stuff sounds kind of hard. You should stick to just visiting girlfriends, hehehehe. Bama & Mikki sure are cute!
Have a great weekend!
Luv & Wirey Hugs!
Butchy & Snickers
PS Thanks for mentioning Snickers on the DWB News.

Lacy said...

woofies pippa, hmmm me gesses we better keeps the hoooomans wood us get treats and dog food iffin we cant belwieve she didnt take u..dat was not nice...mama n daddy do dat to me fars as da girlie fends, u a big doggy heehee whos gonna fussed at u iffin u dont mention em ever posts... but dont lemme get u in twouble wiff ur girlfends..

b safe.

Pacco de Mongrel said...

geocatzing?... i had no idea wat is that...but i know it must be something very interesting to keep ur mummy occupied

Princess, Tank and Isaac: The Newfs of Hazard said...

Hi K&P! We love Kormas, too! What are rashers? Sounds too much like rations, or even worse, what several dogs get when they hang out with Al Urgee.


Hi Pippa,
Shame that you couldn't go Gato hunting as we are sure that you could have done better than any machine! That first pic is wonderful!
Jazz and Dixie

José Tan said...

Hey, thanks for dropping by. You've got a nice blog too.

Natasha Fernz said...

Hey Pippa...

What is it with our Mommies and cats? Mine has decided to keep Mishka as our resident cat.... I am not pleased about it and Lucky is livid!

Mishka lives on our porch and takes great pleasure in annoying us by sitting right in front of our grilled gate every day... He drives us nuts cause we can't get him!!!


Natasha Fernz said...

Hey Pippa...

What is it with our Mommies and cats? Mine has decided to keep Mishka as our resident cat.... I am not pleased about it and Lucky is livid!

Mishka lives on our porch and takes great pleasure in annoying us by sitting right in front of our grilled gate every day... He drives us nuts cause we can't get him!!!


Gus said...


the Gato Positioning System, that is way too funny, our "rents" are still giggling .........

HHHHarry said...

Wow Pippa, you lucky boy, what a wonderul place to walk, AND you have loads of yummy breakfasts too.
HHHHarry x

Guinness & Shiloh's Family said...

Darling Pippa, you are so very smart - GPS! Haroo!
We had a gato who lived with us for many years, so mom is very fond of them. She went to the bridge before Shiloh came to live with us. Mommy misses her very much, but not her litter box. Cheyenne likes to hunt gatos and that's why she is now is rescue

Johann The Dog said...

GeoCatzing - brilliant! Mum used me once for GeoDogzing - it worked. We found our friend pup. Woofs, Johann

wally said...

My sissy would be interested in joining you. I make a lot of noise, best not to take me along.


ps. I will have you know I take a lot of guff about my height. Sometimes from ill-informed peeps who call me "fat" and other times from dogs who think "short dog--can dominate." It can give a dude a complex, you know. Also my ma ape gets made fun of at times. But that's because her short stature IS funny looking.

Ferndoggle said...

Oooo, Pippa...if Mistress gets one of those cat thingys, we could have a delicious lunch. I've been trying to catch one for 5 years. No luck.

But I'll keep trying.