Surprise Around the Corner

Just when you least expect it, there is a surprise around the corner. Don’t believe us? Just ask Kiska.

Oh, boy

Oh, boy! Oh, boy! Oh, boy!


Let me give my patented greeting to Hu-dad.

Yes, Hu-dad had stepped out onto the deck and Qannik was the first to greet him.

We have explained before that Qannik suffers from a lack of respect of others’ personal space. Queen Natasha the Evil is always yelling at him to back up a little.

But Q-Tip also seems to forget his braking distance requirements. There are no more pictures after the above picture because Hu-dad had to brace himself for the “greeting.” Sure, Q may look like a cotton ball, but those collisions still hurt.


Hu-dad is outside. Yea!

Poor Kiska was lower in the yard, so she was slower getting to the deck. And, apparently, she had not realized that the Q-Tip had already beaten her to the deck.

surprise around the corner

Uh-oh. He is a surprise!

This is going to hurt.

This is going to hurt.

P.S. – No worries. Neither Kiska nor Hu-dad (nor the hardheaded Qannik) were harmed in the making of this blog post. Qannik, however, did receive a yelling from Miss Kiska.


  1. Golden Daily Scoop on March 13, 2015 at 3:49 pm

    This looks all too familiar! BOL!!!

  2. The Ao4 on March 13, 2015 at 12:42 pm

    Ah. “Personal space”. That would be something I had before we adopted Maggie, right? (But I love her. It’s OK.)

  3. Mom, Ice & Ebbi on March 13, 2015 at 5:25 am

    Mom sez: Gonna have to get crash helmets for the Herd! Kiska looks like she is REALLY beginning to “come apart”, as is Ice. Ebbi hasn’t even begun to “blow coat” yet.

    • D.K. Wall (Hu-dad) on March 13, 2015 at 6:25 am

      Chuckling. Kiska has not started to blow coat. That is just her usual wooliness in the wind. Kiska blowing coat is an amazing fur machine.

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