Sunday, October 12, 2008


The other day, master and I went out for our early morning walk as usual. Master put my lead on and we skipped down the stairs and out of the block.

But as we walked out of the door, I noticed my lead was not on my collar properly. So off I shot, as fast as I could. Up the street I ran on cat safari.

"Pippa," called master quietly, "Pippa." But I ignored him.

Sadly there weren't any cats under the cars which would have been even more fun, as we could have played a fine game of chase.

So at the top of the street I shot into the catyard, I mean courtyard where the cats like to hang out. Round and round I prowled but could I find a single cat? No. Nor could I find a way out. And there was master standing in the archway waiting for me, so I slunk miserably back to be leaded up.

Meanwhile, Misery Mistress, had heard master calling for me so she had got up quickly (which she never does) and pulled on some clothes and run out to help master look for me. But she didn't find either of us, so she had a nice walk by herself round the block at 6am.

When she got back to the flat, we still hadn't returned, so she came back out to look for us again. Master and I were sauntering back down Main Street. How we laughed when we realised she had got up, and had been wandering around looking for us.

Anyway top tip to pups: always check to see if they have put the lead on properly so you don't miss the opportunity to escape.

Mistress wants to add a top tip for humans about checking the lead is on correctly but I don't think we will bother with that one.

It was breakfast time on our return, so after scoffing my biscuits I decided to supervise master making the toast.

And moved in for a closer supervision.

He dropped some butter on the floor. "Leave, Pippa." Er, no master. I don't think so at all. So I helpfully licked it up. After all, misery never gets round to washing the floors so I was doing everyone a favour.

I kept moving round master's chair, as he didn't seem to notice me.

Then I sat down looking so good and innocent and irresistible.

Master refused to give me any toast though. So I jumped on my sofa and sulked at everyone for the rest of the morning.


BenTheRotti said...

Hi Pippa,

I see many reasons why you should have been rewarded with toast.

1. You alerted them to their bad lead attaching
2. Cats loved to be chased by cats (Im adamant thats true no matter what the cats and two leggeds say)
3. You cleaned the floor and saved misery a job.
4. You did misery the huge favour of waking her up so she could have a pleasant stroll.

what is wrong with your humans!

love and tailwags,

Ben xxx

BenTheRotti said...

obviously the secretary was supposed to say that cats love to be chased by DOGS, i think she was trying to sabotage my comment!

Ben xxx

Cat Stalker said...

I am in admiration of your new look Blog, very stylish and clear.

Also your escape.

Do you like your cat au natural, or grilled?

Personally I favour au natural.

Lola Smiles said...

I love it Pippa - chasin' Kittehs! YAY! You & I would have so much fun terrorizing the town!

and you know, you are totally irresistable!

luv ya
lola smiles

Khyra The Siberian Husky said...

I'm with Ben

(and how I wish I was WITH Ben) -

Those menaces should not be pawmitted to torment us they do -

I've made my mom do some of those same panikhked chases - I khan't help myself!


Anonymous said...

oh it looks like you are about to eat one of your Master's knees in one of the photographs dear Pippa!

I think you have a fun time.


Princess Eva and Brice said...

My parents think that I am way too trustworthy since they let me be off leash in certain circumstances. Like going down to pick up the mail everyday.

Even Brice has escaped several times (including the first day he came to live here) but he comes when called too.

Apparently, we need to discuss our lack of proper dog behavior.

Momma says that you're irresistible and can have all the toast you want if you came to visit us.

Your Princess Eva

Jackson said...

Hey Pips, it's good to keep M&M on their toes once in a while, isn't it? You think that it would have led to MORE toast cos they were so relieved you didn't get into mischief. Sometimes I don't understand humans. J x

Sunny,Scooter,Jamie said...

NO TOAST?!?!?! Sheesh. What is up with that? Ben clearly listed very good reasons you should have had it. My reason is that simply you are PIPPA. Nuff said!!
(Good job on the cat chasing efforts, sorry there were none to be found)

Balboa & Mommy said...

I can't believe that didn't give you any toast, how rude is that?!?!?!?

I am glad you returned home safely, I wouldn't want anything to happen to you that would hurt you.

FRenchie SNorts

Biloxi and Siber-sibs said...

Woo Woo Woo! What do you mean "no toast"? For all your efforts?? I's with Ben.

Husky kisses,

Guinness & Shiloh's Family said...

Oh dear darling Pippa. Thank goodness you werenot hurt on your escape adventure. I would give you all the toast you ever asked for.

Love & snoses,

The OP Pack said...

At least woo snagged a snippet of butter. Too bad about the toast. It is fun to escape but we are glad woo are OK.

Woos, the OP Pack

Lorenza said...

Hola Pippa!
Me gusta mucho el nuevo look de tu blog!
Espero que estes mejor ahora!

Lacy said...

w00f's Pippa, after all u helped them wiff and they not gived u any toast, thats a shame...heehee me snuck out me gate to the porch the other day, but me just went as far as the big tree huntin comed back in..

b safe,


Woof Pippa

Can't believe they didn't give you any toast. What the hell is wrong with the world today. Be careful the next time you escape, there could be crazy humans out there.

Desert Pups

Ewenowho said...


Your blog is looking so smart. I love the new header.

You are entrancing.


The Husky in the Window said...

Ohhhh, an escape and not cats. But you should be careful next time. We like your new picture on your blog. Very handsome.
Husky Hugs, MayaMarie

Randi said...

Hello Dear Darling Pippa...I must say, you look so handsome in your new bloggy format...Hats off to you..err..Mistress for redoing your bloggy...not that it needed it..cuz your other pics were very handsome as well...

Maybe you & Master should fake a breakaway everymorning so Mistress gets up & gets a bit of exercise...then she can go back & make toast for EVERYONE...err.EVERYDOG! That's only fair.

I hope your feeties are feeling better...I'm been munching my back legs & my mom/secretary has been threatening a bath..yikes..

love & licks,

Jacks, Narra, Tuchuck, and Rousseau said...

Hello, Pippa! We've been gone so long we missed the picture change in your header! As usual, you are very handsome in it! Of course, you're handsome in all your pics. We'll confess to particularly liking the innocent-and-irresistible--you look very huggable there. We would certainly give you our toast, and as much of it as you like!

May you find cats! (Perhaps scout them from atop your Landy?)


JB's Big World said...

I hope you got some toast finally.
Oh, and maybe I should teleport over to the catyard so we could play a game of chase? As you know, I can run really really fast!

Simba said...

Stopping by to say hello to all my DWB friends after the weekend. Hope you are all well.

Simba x

Peanut said...

no cats and no toast. What an awful way to start the day