The Dreaded Couch Invader

A big fluffy couch, warm blankets, and a roaring fire. That might sound perfect for our Miss Cheoah, but she was also dealing with a couch invader.

I am not happy, Hu-Dad.
I am not happy, Hu-Dad.

On a cold, rainy, winter day, Miss Cheoah insists that the Hu-Dad keeps her fire going in the fireplace and that her blanket is properly fluffed on her couch. She has even tolerated Frankie Suave sharing her fire since he stays on his own couch across the room. Until…

So close to perfect, but something is irritating me.
So close to perfect, but something is irritating me.

Yes, it’s true, Frankie Suave was trying to capture the scant morning sunshine so switch couches. His sister was not amused with his decision.

How am I supposed to get comfortable with him here? - Couch invader
How am I supposed to get comfortable with him here?


  1. nicole tester on March 11, 2019 at 1:35 pm

    ❤ hang in there girl!

  2. Debbie Hallenbeck on March 10, 2019 at 10:25 am

    Frankie, how can you be so mean to your big sister. I think I see tears in her eyes!!

  3. Juno's mom on March 10, 2019 at 10:09 am

    More blankies dad. 😀

  4. Lori & Izzy Belle Bear on March 10, 2019 at 8:49 am

    Oh my…. Frankie even pilfered the blanket!

  5. Jean Burkhardt on March 10, 2019 at 7:13 am

    AAWW Miss Cheoah! How dare he steal your spot AND your blanket????? Hu-Dad-give her back her blankie-lol!

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