So without further ado-The cast of characters
Tubby-Age almost 10-Birthday 3/29/01 male pug
Turn Ons: Food in all its varieties (i.e. the banquet that is life), leashes, walkies, the car, licking his siblings ears, the couch, kicking up dirt and rocks after he pees
Turn Offs: dogs he passes on walks (even though he likes other dogs), empty food bowl. the rain
Norbert (and also my husband John) lab mix (dog not husband though husband works in a lab) age guestimated birtday July 7 2002.
Turn Ons: Red Bad Cuz toy, sleeping in on weekends, the car, walks, bagels
Turn Offs: Dog walking past his yard, tall men in hats, dogs larger then him
Ping-female pug-age 7-guestimated birthday May 15 2003
Turn Ons: Food in all its varieties (i.e. the many splendid banquet that is life), snuggling with her humans, her brother Tubby's arm pit (she loves to lick it-don't ask why!), running on grass
Turn Offs-Rain and snow!
Bob-bulldog age 3 Birthday April 16, 2007
Turn Ons: Anything in his food bowl, walks, snow, all manner of balls(particularly soccer balls), butt scratchies, his best friend Norbert, the clicker because the clicker means trick training and that means treats!
Turn Offs-Dog parks (he is not a fan), my husband's bicycle, buses passing him on the street,cold hot dogs (only grilled for him thank you very much!)
Dr. Zira-brussels griffon age 12-birthday 12/5/1998 Gotcha Day(adoption) July 12, 2008
Turn Ons: Soft dog beds, the heating vent, kibble and treats, rolling in dirt and leaves, fluffy white dogs, her late brother Bingo
Turn Offs-the groomer, waiting for her breakfast (she is an early riser), rain and snow
Bingo-In Memory-pug circa 1996-November 30, 2010 Gotcha Date: May 19, 2008
Bingo was fostered by us and then adopted by us from Adopt a Buddy pug rescue, his owners abandoned him at a high kill shelter at the age of 12 or 13 he had cancer, was incontinent, and was partially paralyzed but he was a wonderful LOVE PUG
Turn Ons: Food in all its form (he was a classic food hound pug), beds, his stroller, people (he loved everyone),his sister Zira
Turn Offs-The animal shelter, cancer of the spleen and liver
Supporting Characters-The Urban Felines
Baby-Age 11-Birthday 11/01/00
Turn Ons: Wet cat food, blankets, warm surfaces
Turn Offs: Dr. Zira, the vet, the carrier
Scooter Age 9 Birthday- October 2001
Turn Ons: Pounce Treats, feather toys, Norbert, Tubby
Turn Offs-Dr. Zira (he is a pretty mellow cat overall)
Ernie age 6 05/2004
Turn Ons-Food, hiding in boxes, catnip
Turn Offs-the vet, animal shelters, medicine, ring worm, waiting for breakfast
So thats all of us! One big happy family-oh and here is a picture of mom too!