QNTE Tricks

Queen Natasha the Evil is so nicknamed because of her iron-pawed ruling of The Herd and her QNTE tricks. Monday, she was up to her usual mischievousness.

Queen Natasha the Evil

Queen Natasha the Evil

The weather was fantastic Monday, so hu-dad moved his office out onto the back deck.  Because he was outside, all of the dogs spent the day lounging on the deck.  Well, mostly lounging.

might have been a few games

There might have been a few games.

Periodically, the Queen would get up, walk to the edge of the deck, peer into the distance, and began barking.  The Herd, responding to her alarm, would scramble to their feet and race for the fence at the end of the yard, barking and howling at whatever the Queen had sensed.

Perimeter alert

Perimeter Security Alert! Scramble The Herd!

The catch, though, was that the Queen was sitting on the deck, an amused smile on her face, as she watched her minions in full alert mode.  She would then curl up and nap.

that was fun

Snicker. That was fun.

Once the other dogs were settled for another 20-30 minutes, Natasha would repeat the performance. Four times.

Queen Natasha the Evil reigns supreme!


  1. Mom 'n Ice on June 4, 2014 at 3:54 pm

    Mom sez: Surely she can’t have them ALL so brain-washed that nobody has caught on yet!

  2. malka on June 4, 2014 at 1:06 am

    oops…. tried!

  3. malka on June 4, 2014 at 1:05 am

    Go! Your Highness! you are good and evil!
    i tired this on Tovah the other day, it got me her tennis ball!
    Citrine and her C*A*T*S

  4. Piappies World on June 3, 2014 at 11:49 am

    We can just imagine the laughter inside that goes with that smile. Natasha is really the Queen of the Herd.

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

  5. Juno's mom on June 3, 2014 at 9:42 am

    Did hudad get any work done? 😉

  6. Dr. Liz on June 3, 2014 at 9:30 am

    Heehee. Fi has mastered that same trick. If Abby is in ‘her’ spot – Fi will go to the window and bark, immediately drawing out Abby, who starts barking while Fi steals her spot. Clever girls!

  7. Jenna,Mark “HuskyCrazed” Drady on June 3, 2014 at 9:25 am

    hahaha!!! Smart girl!
    ღ husky hugz ღ frum our pack at Love is being owned by a husky!

  8. 24 Paws of Love on June 3, 2014 at 1:27 am

    All my dogs do that at some point in the day with each other. Always trying to outsmart each other. Natasha you must be the Queen if no one else has figured it out yet!!

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