Wooly Wednesday

Admit it. You are trying to reach through the screen right now and pluck some of my blowing coat.


  1. Ice 'n Ayla on January 12, 2012 at 12:47 am

    My Daddy, IceMan, is starting to blow coat now, too, but so far, mine (me, Ayla) is still intact. My hu-Mom says there used to be a lady in Carcross, Yukon, who made sweaters, toques, mitts, scarves, etc. with “blown Siberian wool”, too, but not sure if she’s still there or not.

  2. Kari on January 12, 2012 at 12:22 am

    yes, yes I am

    Stop on by for a visit

  3. Lorenza on January 11, 2012 at 10:45 pm

    Yes. Very tempting…
    Happy Wednesday!
    Kisses and hugs

  4. jack & moo on January 11, 2012 at 6:25 pm

    Must be a mom/dad-thing. (she always pulls on ours!)

    jack & moo

  5. The Ao4 on January 11, 2012 at 10:32 am

    Mom is singing “When It’s Sibe-Plucking Time in the Carolinas”. Mom’s weird like that.
    Play bows,

  6. Random Felines on January 11, 2012 at 9:33 am

    mom says she would help pluck it out, but would prefer you leave it somewhere outside our house – we leave enough furs around….

  7. carolyn on January 11, 2012 at 9:25 am

    Oh Frankie – already??? Maddox has had a few tufts but I beg him to not blow coat yet – winter isn’t over!

    And yes, I love pulling those tufts out.

  8. Pip on January 11, 2012 at 9:10 am

    My bunny sister’s fur is doing the same thing.

    Your pal, Pip

  9. Kate on January 11, 2012 at 9:04 am

    Our Oakley is blowing his coat now, too! Funny thing is…if you pluck the fluff he acts as if you are removing a very essential body part! Ohhh the Siberian drama 😉

  10. houndstooth on January 11, 2012 at 8:16 am

    Just think of the sweaters that could be knit if you’d donate that floof! The Hu-Dad could make a fashion statement as the guy who really looks like his dogs! 😉

  11. Mike Criss on January 11, 2012 at 8:01 am

    Yes, I admit it. We have one blowing a coat in Jan…in Alaska. What is that all about.

  12. Khyra on January 11, 2012 at 6:37 am

    I SOOOOOOO know Kiska’s pain –

    My mom won’t stop making Siberian snowballs –


  13. The OP Pack on January 11, 2012 at 6:31 am

    Winter has our furs so confused. And yes, the Mom is plucking away – she admits she IS a pluckaholic.

    Woos – Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

  14. bichonpawz on January 11, 2012 at 5:07 am

    I miss my Zippo!!! Being part Newfy he really used to blow his coat…could not resist that plucking!!

  15. Billie on January 11, 2012 at 3:31 am

    Pluck, pluck, pluck, so hard to resist not plucking

  16. Bassetmomma on January 11, 2012 at 3:17 am

    That’s a sleeping furball! LOL!

  17. Huffle Mawson on January 11, 2012 at 3:08 am

    Mum says she already has enough tumbleweeds in the house thanks to Teddy, so you can keep all Frankie’s furs for yourself.

  18. Christina on January 11, 2012 at 2:24 am

    OMG, I remember those days with my Angel! Pulling clumps of hair or brushing it out—man, I swear you could knit mittens with all that hair!

    • Jody on January 11, 2012 at 7:17 am

      actually there is a place in Alaska where you can ship all the fur/hair and they make yarn from it, so you CAN knit thing with it. no joke! it was in MUSHING! Magazine.

      • Zoe on January 11, 2012 at 8:52 am

        I had a friend spin some of Zoe’s fur but most of it was too short to spin successfully. Using just the undercoat fibers, they need to be at least 1.5″ long, and Zoe’s were more like 1″. She ended up spinning the fur with some wool, and it made a cozy yarn.

  19. Lexi and Jasper the Danes on January 11, 2012 at 1:59 am

    Yup we admit it, we are trying to reach through the screen and pluck some of your blowing coat :p

    Licks and lots of grooming slobber,
    Lexi and Jasper the Danes

  20. Mary K on January 11, 2012 at 1:30 am

    Plucking out the fur is my favorite part about huskies blowing their coat

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