Birds of a Feather

We had stopped for a hike when we noticed something on the ground.

Time to get in close for an investigation.

Oops - some pup beat us all to it.


  1. The Bleu... and now also The Reufus on May 17, 2011 at 8:18 pm

    As a connoisseur of a broad variety of fine outdoor edibles, I have but one word…


    with love from the Bleu… and the Reufus

  2. Sagira on May 17, 2011 at 5:37 pm

    Maybe the bird is watching you???

  3. Khyra on May 16, 2011 at 9:26 pm

    Some pup got a feather fur her khap!


  4. Suka on May 16, 2011 at 9:26 pm

    Or…some kitty beat you to it!

    Interesting, and lovely, what houndstooth4 woofed. My human had heard that finding a feather meant a message of Peace. Of course, my human’s brother then asked what about people who work in an aviary.


  5. Sage on May 16, 2011 at 9:23 pm

    Silly bird for leaving that feather to entice you guys.

  6. houndstooth4 on May 16, 2011 at 6:50 pm

    They say feathers are a sign that someone in Heaven is thinking about you. Perhaps it was a sign! πŸ™‚

  7. siku marie on May 16, 2011 at 5:24 pm

    How cool that your birdies leave presents! Collar decoratiom perhaps?

  8. Kari on May 16, 2011 at 1:45 pm

    what kind of bird did it come from?


  9. Elyse and Riley on May 16, 2011 at 11:14 am

    Hehe…”some pup beat us all to it.” Too funny!

    I noticed some bird feathers in our back yard last week, but I don’t think Riley had caught one. Probably just feathers falling off of the birds. I also found some clumps of fur that weren’t Riley’s or Chloe’s…bunnies maybe? We get a lot of rabbits in our neighborhood and Riley caught herself a baby bunny when she was about 3 months old–ick!

    Happy Monday!

  10. The OP Pack on May 16, 2011 at 11:06 am

    Wonder what happened to the rest of the feathers?

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

  11. The Army of Four on May 16, 2011 at 10:38 am

    How COOL!
    Play bows,

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