Was it something I said? Or, more likely, did?
T has gone away again. She packed a suitcase on Tuesday night and left on Wednesday with her sister. I wouldn’t normally think it was my doing but I’ve been a little distracted lately, by the gophers that seem to everywhere around the farm, and the coyotes that have been coming close. And, when I’m distracted, I don’t always listen very well. Okay. When I’m distracted, I don’t listen at all. It’s like my ears just stop working.One day recently, during a walk in the hay field, I ran off after a coyote. Apparently, T heard sounds that she thought were me calling for help and she came running. By the time I found my way back to her she dropped to the ground and burst into tears. I’m not sure if she was happy or sad or just out of breath but I sure got a big hug.
My ears work much better in a dog park.
So anyway, she left on Wednesday and then yesterday was her birthday, and I didn’t even get to tell her Happy Birthday. I hope she knew I was thinking about her … and missing her. And, because I was missing her, I got looking through some photos. So this Foto Fur-iday, the theme is “Me and T”.
She loves to do selfies with me.
After a bath, she gives me extra towelling because she knows how much I like it.
She’s always there with a hug, even when we’re not posing for a photo.
And sometimes we just hang out in the same space.
She takes me places, like to the Strathmore UFA in this picture…
And horseback riding in this one.
Even though I know I’m too big, she lets me sit on her lap…
No matter the weather.
And even at times when she prefers her solitude, she still lets me be close.
I hope she comes home soon. I promise to be good. Well … as good as I can with these faulty ears.