Sharing Is Hard

Every morning my pets juggle and struggle for prime sunbeam location. I’ve posted a few photos on Instagram where the pets shared the sunbeams, sometimes successfully and sometimes not — here and here and here.

And the one time Quincy got the whole sunbeam thing backwards.

I Love You But…

The morning sun time is short. The window panes are skinny. This creates a pet-puzzle every morning.

Here is a closer look.

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Then the sun moved on. The pets retreated to their favorite beds and couches.

Until tomorrow.

This can’t be comfortable

Have you ever looked at your peacefully sleeping pet and wondered how that pose could ever be comfortable? Especially getting up and moving afterwards?

Me too.

Exhibit A: Sleeping Argos

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I wouldn’t be able to walk for several hours after waking if I slept like that. Barnie agrees.

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Then there was a cookie-dispersal or other kitchen attraction, and dog bed occupations shifted. Purl grabbed this dog bed, but wasn’t fast enough(!), and had to split the bed with Barnie.

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Finally Purl took off for the Best Dog Bed Ever, aka the couch.

Barnie rejoiced.

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Creature Comforts

In this house, like so many dog-cat households, the cats have no problem taking over the dog beds. Quincy learned this from a very young age. Sometimes though, it is the simple things. Like a piece of tissue paper.

Quincy claims that, too.

I was busy over at my art table, preserving the Ginkgo leaves I had dried and pressed over the last few days.

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I looked up to see this scene. Awww… sweet little Quincy, taking a cat nap in the sun. Peaceful.

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Everything sweet and cozy, that is, until Barnie entered the room.

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Barnie prepares to hop on the chair, but the Quincy Stare tells Barnie to vacate.

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Really, Quincy?

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