Ruby Tuesday – Tartok’s Man Cave

It is dinner time at The Herd Annex, so are you really surprised that Ruby is supervising in the kitchen? But where is Tartok?

Well, there was this thunder, see, and Tartok went to his man-cave.

Hey - you are hurting my manly reputation. It is not the noise - I just come here to think.


  1. Khyra on July 13, 2011 at 9:19 pm

    I go off to meditate in the laundry room in front of the dryer –

    Of khourse, I really choose that spot since I khan look out and see Mom at the laptop and know she’s safe!


  2. norwood on July 13, 2011 at 8:43 am

    I hear that’s most hu-man’s throne…. woo are not alone. Just don’t leave the seat up (that’s from momma)

  3. Wild Dingo on July 13, 2011 at 7:39 am

    aren’t man caves supposed to have manly stuff in them, like half eaten bones, and wrappers of things eaten thrown on the floor, posters of hot babes flexing their floofy tails on a dog house, and other stuff and NOT pretty fluffy blue mattts to snuggle on?

  4. Fiona and Abby on July 13, 2011 at 12:08 am

    Heehee. But hey, every doggie’s got to have a space of his own where he can, uh, contemplate the mysteries of the universe! 😉

    *kissey face*
    -Fiona and Abby the Hippobottomus

  5. Maxx on July 12, 2011 at 10:33 pm

    Nice!! Looks like a comfy zone to catch up on some zZZ!


    P.s – Thank you for your condolence message for our furiend Muffin. 🙂

  6. Sagira on July 12, 2011 at 7:30 pm

    Seems like more and more dogs are fearing storms lately. Have you checked into a Thundervest? 🙂

  7. Huffle Mawson on July 12, 2011 at 6:46 pm

    Clearly Tartok just wants to lay on that nice soft rug instead of a hard floor.

  8. Radinka Ilsink on July 12, 2011 at 6:18 pm

    Aw, you look so good in your man cave! And you are doing a great job of holding the floor down to make sure it doesnt float up! SEE? You are actually protecting the family!

  9. siku marie on July 12, 2011 at 5:04 pm

    Thanks for your words of comfort. We DO follow Patricia McConnell and think her insights profound as we grow into “Packness.” Her advice has been invaluable so many times. Momma sometimes takes it hard when the “Easy” button doesn’t work or we suffer a setback. We so envy the Herd’s maturity and stability.

  10. Ryker on July 12, 2011 at 5:03 pm

    Hah, that is indeed the man cave! You need to install a fire hydrant in there.

  11. siku marie on July 12, 2011 at 5:00 pm

    That is Quinn’s favorite man cave of the moment. Does make it a bit difficult for the humans to leap over or straddle or manuever around him to use the facilities…because he refuses to yield the throne!

  12. The OP Pack on July 12, 2011 at 2:47 pm

    If we could get to that room easily here, Mom thinks Phantom would be in there too. Hey, we love that backdrop – very cool.

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

  13. jack & moo on July 12, 2011 at 2:40 pm

    I think your man-cave is pretty cool, with those bears & all- furry masculine!


  14. Stella on July 12, 2011 at 1:03 pm

    Human or canine, Tartok, thats a dandy place to think!


  15. Kari on July 12, 2011 at 12:55 pm

    Spoken like a true man 😉


  16. houndstooth on July 12, 2011 at 12:48 pm

    I hear the best thinking happens in that room! And look, there’s that comfortable rug in there to lie on whilst you ponder life’s mysteries.

  17. Shawnee the Shepherd on July 12, 2011 at 12:48 pm

    Oh, THAT be a man-cave? We call it “The Bunker” here at our house coz my sis Sydney goes in there when it thunders, in the exact same pawsition Tartok be in.

  18. Ice 'n Ayla on July 12, 2011 at 11:32 am

    That’s all right, Tartok, my Dad, Ice, does his “thinking” outside our hu-Mom & Dad’s bedroom door, at the far end of the hallway when we have those “light and sound displays”. As for me, I like to stand out in the middle of the back yard, looking up, to see where it’s coming from.

  19. Mary and Roxy on July 12, 2011 at 11:28 am

    That’s great. Now Torrey doesn’t feel so bad being afraid of loud noises.

  20. HUSKYS RULE on July 12, 2011 at 8:41 am

    The Thinking room that’s right!!! Love the wildlife in your man cave!!!! Ruby is exactly where I (Kody) would be…always trying to be helpful!!!!

    Licks & Nibbles,
    Kody & Nia

  21. 24 Paws of Love on July 12, 2011 at 2:30 am

    And it is the best place to think, Tartok! Love your man cave. 🙂

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