Saturday Night Dinner

Like so many humans, our people race around all week with their bus-y-ness. Saturday nights, however, are the time that they slow down and enjoy a home cooked meal. Sometimes, the humans go over to the hu-grandmom’s house on the mountain on the other side of the valley (where our cousins Tartok and Ruby live). But, sometimes, the humans have Saturday night dinner at Chez Herd. Last night was one of those nights.

Believe it or not, we are not allowed in the house while dinner is being prepared and served (something about wanting to save some food for the humans – shrug), but we get to inspect the kitchen carefully after. Queen Natasha the Evil, of course, is in charge of inspection. Ok, she is in charge of everything, but let’s stick to kitchen inspection.

Dropped food after dinner

The Queen inspects every nook and cranny for any dropped food.

drying rack

Have these dishes been thoroughly washed?

Searching counter top

I know food was served here.

Left overs.

So open up and share the leftovers.


  1. Max's Mom on March 27, 2013 at 7:43 pm

    Natasha, you were so thorough though…I hope ya at least got a little something 🙂 gotta keep up that Queen status! 🙂

  2. Steve & Kat on March 24, 2013 at 6:43 pm

    We get to stay in the kitchen while cooking and we try to be as in the way as possible. Sometimes it makes Mom spill things and that is always a good thing.


  3. Dennis the Vizsla on March 24, 2013 at 6:19 pm

    hello thundering herd its dennis the vizsla dog hay dada is drooling too but aparently it is over the kitchen kownter and kabinets and not the food!!! hyoomans ar so weerd!!! ok bye

  4. Piappies World on March 24, 2013 at 1:21 pm

    Oh, Natasha, We sure hope you get to find even just a little piece of hu-food somewhere there… You really know you way around that nice kitchen.

    Happy Sunday dinner to the Herd.

    Piappies Fudgie, Princess, Frappie, Mocha, Sugar, Wai-Max, Wai-Pai & Forgie

  5. houndstooth on March 24, 2013 at 12:31 pm

    Queen Natasha, I think somebody is trying to pull something over on you!

  6. rottrover on March 24, 2013 at 11:56 am

    the command, “OUT OF THE KITCHEN” is frequently heard around here. Sometimes repeatedly.


  7. Carolyn on March 24, 2013 at 10:00 am

    I have to kick the Maddox out too or else he would be helping the entire time. Shelby on the other hand just walks off. She did come to us with SOME good manners… 🙂

  8. Cathy on March 24, 2013 at 7:24 am

    you remind of the show Tool Time. Only see faces the main characters but not the neighbor.

    • Carolyn on March 24, 2013 at 9:59 am

      This! LOLOL.

      It must be in the Herd;s contract.

    • houndstooth on March 24, 2013 at 12:30 pm

      Bwaaaa ha ha! So true!

  9. Ice 'n Ayla on March 24, 2013 at 5:45 am

    Ayla sez: If me’n Ice get caught “counter surfing” like QNTE, we get a “tweak on the beak”, and like the herd, we are not allowed in the kitchen while food is being prepared, but me’n Ice BOTH love lettuce, so when the hu-Mom sits at the table to make salad, we ARE allowed to sit beside her and hope and wait for lettuce or sometimes a piece of carrot to “accidentally” drop.

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