Today I am in charge. Oh, we’ve got a human keeping an eye on us, but as our Mistress has gone to London for the day I see it as my role to take control until she returns. I have a fairly paws-off leadership style and unless called upon, which is highly unlikely, I’ll be curled up quietly on the settee waiting to see what happens. Shadow and Aristotle have been arguing so I think Shadow might spend the day in her own room resting. It’s not Ari’s fault. Shadow is feeling a bit like a beached whale and is getting annoyed rather too easily. Of course if she sees what I’ve written that may in itself be cause for irritation. She isn’t being too bad with me, but if Aristotle so much as breathes in the wrong way she is coming down on him like a tonne of dog chews. He doesn’t help the situation and if I’m being honest I do suspect that there may be times he does it deliberately just to see how much of a reaction he can provoke. I can’t blame him. I suspect on his paws I’d do the same.
I’ve been talking to Shadow about puppy names. She let me have a look at the list that she and her Mistress have put together so far. Obviously there are way more names than they are going to need here and they haven’t started sorting the list into any sort of order. I thought it would be fun to tell you what they’d got and see which you like and which you don’t like. What do you think?
I’m not really sure which are the girls and which are the boys. Some are obvious as to what they are doing on the list while others I have no idea. Perhaps we should be like one of those tv programmes where you the audience get to vote names off until we get to a more sensible length list. Which shall I suggest they get rid of first?
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