Y’all know that Rocky and Millie are my life . . .
Even though they were officially XH’s dogs and I was totally against getting them in the first place, I specifically asked for them as part of the divorce settlement . . .
After the divorce, they were there to keep me company and keep me from completely freaking out about living alone for the first time in my life . . .
After I broke my arm, they were always close by to make sure that I wasn’t over doing it and were happy to take naps whenever Mommy needed.
After Prince Charming died, they were the reason I got up out of bed in the morning. They had to eat, they had to go potty, they needed to go for walks . . . they were always close by to give me doggie hugs and kisses when I didn’t think I could stand my grief for another minute.
I’d be lost without them . . . and I tend to go overboard a bit at Christmas . . .
On Black Friday, the big box Pet Store had a sale and they had doggie beds for half off. Doggie beds for big doggies are pricey and a half off sale is always a great thing. So I bought two beds . . . and since I can’t really hide two great big dog beds in The Little House Rocky and Millie got early Christmas presents. And they LOVED the new doggie beds.
The doggie beds were upstairs in the bedroom . . . and they happily snuggled into them and slept soundly every night. But in the morning, before I left for work, Rocky would give me his sad pitiful eyes that his snuggly bed wasn’t downstairs for him to guard the house. So, like the sucker I am, I brought one of the beds downstairs for him during the day. And then I would drag it back upstairs at bedtime each night.
That got old quick. That bed is huge and awkward to carry. The stairs are a bit narrow and steep. It’s always entertaining to watch me drag that thing up and down the stairs . . . especially if Millie wants to help. So I got the bright idea to buy two more beds for downstairs . . . but only if they were still on sale. The big box Pet Store had a Christmas Week sale . . . and the beds were on sale again!!
So tonight I drove to the big box Pet Store that’s 20 minutes away (the local store didn’t have the beds in stock) in the dark and in the rain (I don’t see well in the dark and in the rain and driving is a bit of challenge) to pick up the beds for downstairs. Yes, I have four beds . . for two dogs . . . so they can be just as comfortable when we are binge watching something on Netflix as they are when we are sleeping.
No, they aren’t spoiled at all . . .