Bad To The Bone

No matter how hard certain members of The Herd may try to behave, they are just bad to the bone and destined for trouble at any moment.

Shocked. Shocked to be tethered again.

Shocked. Shocked to be tethered again.

Typhoon would like to appeal his sentence of being tethered inside the house once again. Let’s review:

Yes, he might have been found on top of the center island in the kitchen. All four paws. Standing on the counter. In the center of the counter. Several feet in every direction to the edge of the counter and return to the floor.

And, yes, there might have been a casserole cooling in the center of that island. Pushed to the center well out of reach of noses and paws – as long as all the rear paws remained on the floor a la counter surfing.

And, yes, a certain pup might have been found with said casserole all over his snout. And his breath might have smelled just like that casserole.

But his defense is clear:

It wasn't me. Just some dog that sort of looked like me.

It wasn’t me. Just some dog that sort of looked like me.

We think the parole hearing may be a long ways off. Just saying.




  1. Ann Plooster on May 6, 2016 at 11:58 am

    Poor poor Typhoon. Come on now, it’s not really his fault if he has the agility, the strength, and the persistence to scale a counter just to see what might be up there so he can run and tell the rest of the herd. Now doesn’t that sound logical? If you had waited just a bit longer the entire herd would have been on the counter and the casserole would have been gone in less than a minute and then you really would have had to eat out. Then again, Typhoon should not be punished. He didn’t eat the whole darn casserole. πŸ™‚

  2. Cheryl on May 4, 2016 at 6:06 pm

    Whatever would you write about if not for Typhoon. I believe a reward is in order?.?

  3. Donna Wolfe on May 4, 2016 at 3:16 pm

    That is an Innocent Face if I have ever saw one. Stop blaming the cuuutt yettle puppy oppy = Maybe it is time for your eye exam??

  4. Mom, Ice 'n Ebby on May 3, 2016 at 5:05 pm

    Ice ‘n Ebby say: Hope there were no onions in said casserole, as there would be in one made in our house. Hmmm, Ty, pretty damning evidence against you. How long a sentence did you get? (Just for future reference, should I {Ebby} ever decide to try this)

  5. Elizabeth on May 3, 2016 at 3:12 pm

    Since he’s underweight and a picky eater, now you know what he likes to eat!

  6. KJ Pierson on May 3, 2016 at 10:52 am

    Well Typhoon wants to know which is it. Is he supposed to gain weight and not be a picky eater when food is presented or not! Stop the double talk hu-mons! πŸ˜›

  7. Juno's mom on May 3, 2016 at 10:33 am

    Ah, the cat-like agility of the husky.

  8. Linda on May 3, 2016 at 10:18 am

  9. Susan McManus on May 3, 2016 at 8:45 am

    Typhoon. I would just use the cuteness defense… The one babies of the family have been playing for years. Good luck sweet pup.

  10. Sea Wolf on May 3, 2016 at 8:20 am

    LOL. OMG .. funny. But not funny really if it was your dinner. Must have been a really good casserole to be that tempting. Hope there was enough left for the two of you. Huskies are known for their ability to fly. Evidence of it is often seen but you were lucky enough to almost see the act itself. A picture would have been great but I bet it was cut short by a string of loud noises emanating from the Hu Dad.

    Poor Ty. Bad to the bone indeed.

  11. Dr. Liz on May 3, 2016 at 7:22 am

    It is entirely possible that while Typhoon may have accidentally found the island when he was trying to leap to another spot on the couch, we still think the squirrels and rabbits conspired spread the casserole on his snooter in order to get him locked up and protect their own. I mean, did you actually SEE him snooter-deep in casserole, or are you just basing this lock-up on circumstantial evidence? BTW, Typhoon, you might want to work on cultivating more subtle approaches to food snarfing or you are destined to a life of solitary confinement. Just saying…. πŸ˜‰

    • Lori on May 3, 2016 at 8:02 am

      I always said those rabbits and squirrels are a lot more devious than they look!!!!

  12. Melon on May 3, 2016 at 6:32 am

    Ahh! And I bet it was delicious so not much disincentive in regards to repeating it!

  13. Zoe on May 3, 2016 at 3:09 am

    So the question is did you order out or cut out the tasted portio? And in his defense all great leaders throughout history have had food tasters clearly he was just looking out for your well being this is a gross miscarriage of justice!!

    • Mary Ann Molenda on May 3, 2016 at 6:22 am

      I like the food taster defense!

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