Monday, January 18, 2010

Toby’s First Haircut

Because a Cavalier’s fur is supposed to be left untrimmed, I had been trying to avoid giving Toby a haircut. A trim here and there to remove matted fur is all he has had so far. Unfortunately his ears keep getting really gross because he dips them in his water fountain, in his food, in the mud, etc. Instead of resigning myself to giving him multiple baths per week, I finally trimmed his ears. He looks pretty ridiculous now, it’s true, and I’m not sure if I’ll do it again when they grow out, but for now at least he requires a bit less maintenance. I imagine getting baths in the winter must be pretty unpleasant for a dog anyhow.


Really, I don’t appreciate that you did this to me.


So embarrassing!


Toby just has a really goofy expression in this picture!

Monday, January 11, 2010

Toby fetches a dog bed


Cavalier King Charles Spaniels love to fetch. At least, Toby does. He is able to fetch something approximately his size; in this example, his dog bed.

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

More helicopter

Gamera and helicopter

The helicopter is back to terrorize Gamera. Gram’s new companion (i.e., the “Knitten Kitten”) is obviously a Christmas present.

Gamera and helicopter

Oh good, it is going away…

Gamera and helicopter

Or maybe not. I better get out of here.

Sedgwick and helicopter

Sedge cannot see the helicopter, but knows that it is there.

Friday, January 1, 2010

Happy New Year

Happy New Year from Toby and Disgruntled Background Cat.