Breaking and entering

At first, I thought it was only the dog making noise, but when I went to investigate, I saw that it was a lot more than that.
The snuffling was familiar, but what I didn’t expect to see was my estranged husband flat on his back with the dog on top of him, pinning him to the floor.
‘Get this thing off of me!’ he yelled.
The dog wagged her tail, but didn’t budge. Forty plus pounds of dog is no light weight, and she was no pushover.
I started to laugh which just made him angrier.
‘When did you get this… this…….. beast?’ he demanded.
‘She’s better company than you ever were. What are you doing here anyway? ‘
‘Please, get her off. She’s heavy.’
‘Leave Patsy.’
The dog meekly moved to one side and ambled across to her water bowl.
Jeff stood up.
‘I just needed a few things,’ he said.
‘What things? You don’t just sneak in in the middle of the night and help yourself. Make a list and let me know in the morning so that I can inform my solicitor. Now I suggest you get out of here before I call the police and Patsy thinks you’re her breakfast. ‘

Written for Fandango’s story starter

At first, I thought it was only the dog making noise, but when I went to investigate, I saw that it was…


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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11 Responses to Breaking and entering

  1. Carol anne says:

    Lol. I love it! Any dog story is great! Xo

  2. Sadje says:

    Well done 👍🏼

  3. Fandango says:

    Who’s a good dog? Patsy’s a good dog!

  4. murisopsis says:

    Excellent!! I think your dog story is perfection – well Patsy is anyway!

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