Ruby Tuesday – Flat Ruby

Ruby Sitting I

From my vantage point in the center of the kitchen, I can keep track of everything on my left . . .

Ruby Sitting II

And on my right. But this sitting up thing is way too much effort.

Flat 1

So, now, I am conserving maximum energy with my Flat Ruby approach.

Flat Ruby II

I can still keep track of everything on my left . . .

Flat Ruby III

And on my right, all while utilizing little energy resources.

Asleep Ruby

Oops. Might have my energy levels just a little too low now.


  1. Kari on December 5, 2012 at 5:09 pm

    Holding that head up is hard work

    Stop on by for a visit

  2. Ice 'n Ayla on December 5, 2012 at 2:38 am

    Ayla does the “flat out” thing, too, but it’s usually reserved for her “I’m being ignored, so I’ll ignore you, too” act.

  3. siku marie on December 5, 2012 at 1:00 am

    Don’t worry, if anything drops your keen Sibe sense of hearing will be on it in an instant…we have more than just sight, you know.

  4. Elmo & Mouse on December 4, 2012 at 10:56 am

    Ruby you are so sweet. You are always on guard to make sure the humans are doing what they are supposed to do.

    That is a hard job.

  5. Kimberly Parker on December 4, 2012 at 9:16 am

    What a cutie! Sitka does the “flat” thing all the time, but it’s Texas, so she does have to conserve her energy when it’s hot outside. 🙂

  6. houndstooth on December 4, 2012 at 8:42 am

    We all need to recharge once in while, Miss Ruby! lol

  7. Brinks and bella on December 4, 2012 at 4:22 am

    That looks mighty comfy there. We shall try this t once!

    Pibble sugars,
    Brinks and bella

Leave a Comment

Read Another Story

← Back One Story ◊ OR ◊ Forward One Story →

This Week's Thundering Herd Special Features

Monday Musing

Weekly thoughts from our Hu-Dad with the latest updates on his writing projects, the books he's reading, and a gratuitous dog photo of us.

What Weather When?

March 26, 2023

How do you dress for a day in the Western North Carolina Mountains? Just answer what weather when? Good luck with that.

Way Back Wednesday

Each week, we reach back into our vault of over 4,700 previous posts and share a favorite. We hope you enjoy this look back.

Undercarriage Dog Wash

June 3, 2013 |

Q-tip loves hanging out in the yard, particularly on a rainy, muddy day like Sunday—even if it does mean he needs an undercarriage dog wash.