Ruby Tuesday – Tartok Subtlety

Hey, Mom, what you up to?

Need help cleaning that plate?


  1. Sagira on December 18, 2010 at 11:20 pm

    Begging is so much fun. πŸ™‚

  2. Dennis the Vizsla on December 15, 2010 at 10:58 am

    “What, me? I’m just hanging out.”

  3. Fiona on December 14, 2010 at 8:31 pm

    Oooh! Abby’s subtle like that, too! πŸ˜‰

    *kissey face*
    -Fiona and Abby the Hippobottomus

  4. Kit on December 14, 2010 at 8:16 pm

    Buddy just stares and drools like Pavlov’s dog.

  5. Houndstooth on December 14, 2010 at 8:14 pm

    I don’t know how they’d get the plates clean without you, Tartok! What a helpful guy you are!

  6. Sammie, Avalon and Mom on December 14, 2010 at 8:04 pm

    Actually… I think you are doing a pretty good job in the area of restraint! I wouldn’t be thinkin’ bout questions hee hee!
    Hugs xoxoxo
    Sammie and Avalon

  7. siku marie on December 14, 2010 at 7:38 pm

    When my dad sits with a plate in the living room he has three staring at him (not me, I have better manners and besides with the others by dad, I go to momma). Dad says he’s on a “Three Eskie Diet!”

  8. The OP Pack on December 14, 2010 at 6:18 pm

    Same scene here when Dad sits with his plate, but he gets surrounded by three of us and gets the heavy stare from Phantom.

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

  9. Wild Dingo on December 14, 2010 at 4:35 pm

    i’m thinkin’ he’s learning a trick or two from the newbie…

  10. Stella on December 14, 2010 at 3:13 pm

    You know, Tartok, a lot of times when peoples are finished with their plate, they will OFFER it to you and you won’t have to sit with your tongue hanging out begging for it. Its called being patient. Give it a try sometime.


  11. Ryker on December 14, 2010 at 2:04 pm

    Ryker likes to pre-rince the dishes too. He is a drooler when it comes to food.

  12. Kristine on December 14, 2010 at 1:35 pm

    It looks like Tartok subtlety is the same as Shiva subtlety, i.e. sit directly in front of the person with food and stare until she gives in. And she will always give in.

  13. Khyra on December 14, 2010 at 12:09 pm

    Meanwhile, sweet Ruby waits to pounce!


  14. Jan on December 14, 2010 at 11:21 am

    We have found the pre-wash cycle to be most thorough for our dishes.

  15. brooke & Darwin on December 14, 2010 at 11:00 am

    Tartok is very smart! He’s just waiting to clean up any crumbs!

  16. BrownDog CBR on December 14, 2010 at 9:53 am

    Hi Y’all!
    Now that is my idea of a great time!
    Y’all come by now,
    Hawk aka BrownDog

  17. HUSKYS RULE on December 14, 2010 at 9:20 am

    Tartok…here you are offering your services as dishwasher for free!!! We offer this same special to our humans…they are not always appreciative of it though…we don’t understand why!!!
    Licks & Nibbles,
    Kody & Nia

  18. Sage on December 14, 2010 at 9:15 am

    In our house, subtlety means there are no ribbons of drool yet.

  19. Stumpy and cyndi on December 14, 2010 at 8:29 am

    I’m thinking Tartok doesn’t really want to wait to clean the plate.

    Stumpy has a selection of chairs, pillows and beds throughout the house (and outside) but that one is her favorite! Especially in the winter when it might be a little chillier than she likes. And just so you know I don’t spoil Stumpy all her chairs are thrift store finds! Stumpy leads a rough life!

  20. KB on December 14, 2010 at 8:28 am

    So very subtle! Did he bark about the plate of food? R sometimes stares and stares and stares, and then breaks into a frenzy of barking!

  21. Pamela on December 14, 2010 at 7:18 am

    Subtle is better than a mouthful of husky fur when you try to take your next bite!

  22. Kari on December 14, 2010 at 6:57 am

    I don’t think thats what subtle means…


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