Waiting Room Manners

After taking Natasha and Cheoah to our vet yesterday for their laser treatments, Hu-Dad has suggested that we all need better waiting room manners.

Don't we look angelic?

Don’t we look angelic?

Notice in the above picture that Queen Natasha the Evil is higher than Cheoah. That would be because she is sitting on the waiting room couch. You know, just like at home. Hu-Dad suggested she could wait in the floor. Her response was typical of Her Highness and decidedly not repeatable on a family blog.

Hu-Dad can sit on the floor. I am quite comfortable on the couch.

Hu-Dad can sit on the floor. I am quite comfortable on the couch. (Rough Translation)

Cheoah, on the otherhand, was quite comfortable being on the floor. Entirely too comfortable. Just not exactly ladylike.

Maybe if I take up the entire floor, someone will give me a belly rub.

Maybe if I take up the entire floor, someone will give me a belly rub.

In fairness, both ladies received lots and lots of attention from the staff of Animal Hospital of Waynesville. Just as they always do (and, in their opinion, always should).

Though Hu-Dad did constrain Cheoah's movements somewhat.

Though Hu-Dad did constrain Cheoah’s movements somewhat.


  1. Michae I on April 26, 2016 at 1:54 pm

    Looking at the second picture, I’m reminded of a certain description. Something along the lines of, “More common is the ‘Don’t dare touch me’ growl, used when being brushed, told to move, corrected, etc.”


  2. Linda on April 26, 2016 at 1:02 pm

    Ahhh, the Leg Corral. I’ve perfected that one as well.

  3. Juno's mom on April 26, 2016 at 10:44 am

    Do thy doze when they get home like mine do? Laser is so relaxing and my vet uses it in conjunction with acupuncture at times.

  4. Lori on April 26, 2016 at 8:21 am

    My baby girl Keeta the Akita lived to sit with me on the bench too!

  5. Mom, Ice 'n Ebby on April 26, 2016 at 5:48 am

    Mom sez: Seems they’re familiar enough with “their Clinic”, and feel completely comfortable, making themselves right at home. That’s a good thing, right there! At least they aren’t cowering in a corner, or trying to escape as soon as someone comes in or goes out.

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