Simply 6 Minutes Challenge: 24th August

Christine at Stine Writing is our hostess for this, a challenge I have recently discovered and enjoying immensely.  You can join in too by clicking here

Oh, I hope I’m safe.
I’ve tried so hard to please, but now it’s got beyond a joke. Why can’t she pick on the dog?
Oh, yeah, right. She did and he fell over not being used to having two opposite legs in splints, so actually ended up seeing the White Coat and having one put in plaster for real.
Course he got lots of sympathy and extra treats, plus my favourite cushion!
Then she turned her beady eye, grubby little hands and attention on me.
I squirmed and twisted, but she wasn’t having any of it and soon I was dressed in a pink onsie and lacy cardigan. I tell ya, my paws ain’t meant to bend that way, but did she listen? Nah.
As if that wasn’t bad enough, I got pushed round in a pram to be shown off to all her pals. The guys and gals in the neighbourhood catcalled and meowed as we passed and I tried to take cover under the ribboned bonnet she’d stuck on my head.  I high tailed it out of there as soon as we got home and hid here.
Please don’t let her find me. I’ve already lost my street cred, can’t I keep a little self respect? I’ve seen the gleam in her eye, the scissors and the curling tongs. Dammit, doesn’t she know I’m a Tom!



About pensitivity101

I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination and wacky sense of humour which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and am a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! In November 2020, we lost our beloved Maggie who adopted us as a 7 week old pup in March 2005. We decided to have a photo put on canvas as we had for her predecessor Barney. We now have three pictures of our fur babies on the wall as we found a snapshot of Kizzy, my GSD when Hubby and I first met so had hers done too. On February 24th 2022 we were blessed to find Maya, a 13 week old GSD pup who has made her own place in our hearts. You can follow our training methods, photos and her growth in my blog posts. From 2014 to 2017 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat where we made strong friendships both on and off the water. We were close to nature enjoying swan and duck families for neighbours, and it was a fascinating chapter in our lives. We now reside in a small bungalow on the Lincolnshire coast where we have forged new friendships and interests.
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20 Responses to Simply 6 Minutes Challenge: 24th August

  1. Sadje says:

    Aww, cute story

  2. rugby843 says:

    Sent this to my granddaughter who just finished bathing and trimming hair on her feline

  3. aguycalledbloke says:

    Excellent 🙂 Poor ol’ Tom !

  4. This was really funny Di.

  5. Bahahaha! That is hilarious! Poor boy. Reminds me of how my daughter used to dress the dogs in shirts and shorts, painted toe nails, backpacks to play school…thanks for participating!!

  6. Reblogged this on Stine Writing and commented:
    This is hilarious and if you have a child who dresses the pets you’ll laugh as hard as I did! Thank you Di for the contribution!

  7. Haha. Poor Tom. Great story, Di

  8. Love this – absolutely adorable!


  9. Carol anne says:

    Ahahaha! Poor kitty! Lol! too cute!

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