Sandwich Thief

want my attorney at claw
I want my attorney at claw.

Now Hu-dad is no rookie when it comes to the thieving ways of Siberian Huskies, but a sandwich thief struck yesterday.

Saturday was rainy, dreary, and windy, so we were all crashed in various places in the house. Hu-dad decided he was hungry for lunch, so he shooed us out in the backyard for a bathroom break – and to make sure his lunch would be safe. Cheoah was comfortable on the couch, so Hu-dad did not make her go out.

After all, this is sweet and innocent Cheoah. Always trustworthy Cheesewhiz. Recovering from TPLO surgery and can’t jump Cheese. You get the point. And most of you are already shaking your head.

Hu-dad warmed some soup and made a ham and cheese sandwich. He placed it on the breakfast bar and decided that was plenty high to protect from Cheoah. Oh, sure, nothing would be high enough from the likes of Kiska or Natasha, but Cheoah? Glancing at his sandwich, the sleeping Cheoah on the couch, and the newspaper across the house in his study, he felt safe enough to fetch the newspaper.

no way
No way Cheoah could reach that sandwich.

Do we really need to continue the story? Doesn’t every reader know exactly what happened next? Ok, here goes . . .

Hu-dad comes back into the kitchen, spies Cheoah laying on the floor looking innocent – except for her cheeks puffed out from something large she is hiding in her mouth, and an empty plate on the breakfast bar.

Sandwich removed from mouth. Cheoah was evicted to the back yard. Hu-dad made a fresh sandwich.

post-surgery sympathy
What happened to all of that post-surgery sympathy?


  1. Debbie & Miss Ruby on February 16, 2022 at 10:06 am

    Even a thief is cute. Especially those who have left us.

    • Juno's mom on February 16, 2022 at 12:19 pm

      I’m with Debbie & Miss Ruby!

  2. Jean Burkhardt on February 16, 2022 at 9:59 am

    Cheoah looks SO innocent Hu-Dad! I think maybe the cat took it-lol

  3. Malka Essock on January 4, 2015 at 10:23 pm

    “Sandwich removed from mouth. Cheoah was evicted to the back yard. Hu-dad made a fresh sandwich.”

    but…. who ate the first sandwich??

  4. Sam on January 4, 2015 at 8:01 am

    It sounds like a setup to us! Cheoah was framed!

    Monty and Harlow

  5. Zoe draughon on January 4, 2015 at 4:06 am

    Sabo the German Shepherd attorney at paw,
    My client has been unjustedly accused and convicted
    Hu-dad by his own admission stated that she (a) could not jump and (b) it was out of her character
    Further hu-dad has stated on numerous occasions that sibe’s possess a unique ability to open doors and/or in the alternative are not good guard dogs. Cheoah, therefore is in fact innocent based upon the testimony of her chief accuser … Hu-dad, we can show reasonable doubt by offering two equally compelling fact lines. 1. One of the other sibe’s opened the door grabbed the sandwich and cheoah was only attempting to protect /retrieve the tiny morsel or (b) a ninja cat snuck in past the easily distracted sentry, and threw the sandwich on the floor in an effort to distract Cheoah so they could make a get away. She would have to check the sandwich to be sure it was fit for human consumption and was seen and falsely accused by hu dad when she was just trying to save him. See the punishment was not for eating the sandwich But taking the sandwich but TAKING the sandwich and hu-dad in fact does not know who took the sandwich there for my client is innocent.

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