Too Many Blankets?

One member of The Herd has long been known for acquiring blankets and building nests out of his stash, but has Frankie finally gathered too many blankets?

Frankie says one can never have too many blankets.
Frankie says one can never have too many blankets.

Building blanket forts is an important skill, whether you are a canine or human. Frankie is our resident master. He locates blankets throughout the house, drags them to a favored spot, and creates a comfortable nest. Doesn’t this look exquisite?

The tail covering the nose is part of the master level.
The tail covering the nose is part of the master level.

Unfortunately, he can’t control one thing to make this the perfect napping spot—Hu-Dad’s camera.

Why is that camera clicking disturbing my nap?
Why is that camera clicking disturbing my nap?


  1. tammy j on June 22, 2019 at 12:17 am

    I smiled all through this post and all the comments… and I’m still smiling.
    what a little love he is. and curled up there tight as a ball.
    wouldn’t have missed this for the world! so glad I found your blog! xo

  2. Cheryk on June 21, 2019 at 5:29 pm

    No such nonsense as too many blankets ever!! LOL!!!

  3. World Of Animals, Inc. on June 21, 2019 at 4:16 pm

    You can never have too many blankets. They are also good for when you wanna play a little peek-a-boo with the others. Thanks for sharing the lovely photos. Have a great First Day Of Summer!!!!

  4. Sea Wolf on June 21, 2019 at 3:28 pm

    He actually brings the blankets to the couch? Would love to see a pic of this taking place. 🙂 Mine are only motivated to use ones already in place.

  5. Marilyn and Chessie on June 21, 2019 at 10:57 am

    And nobody (dogwise) bothers him?

    • The Thundering Herd on June 21, 2019 at 11:53 am

      Frankie Suave is above all of the mischief of Chez Herd. The youngsters respect him too much.

  6. Kenneth J Pierson on June 21, 2019 at 10:43 am

    It sure would be a shame if…..

    …someone took a blanket!

  7. Juno's mom on June 21, 2019 at 9:07 am

    That would make a pretty cute video. 😉

  8. SHARON SAMMONS on June 21, 2019 at 8:15 am

    Frankie is indeed a master nest builder!! Great job

  9. Debbie and Ruby on June 21, 2019 at 7:26 am

    Love the leave me alone look. He looks so comfy it would be inviting to join him.

  10. Billie Borron on June 21, 2019 at 7:23 am

    One can never have enough blankets, be they for nest making or snuggling or for warmth. You look nice and comfy.

  11. Shay S Calhoun on June 21, 2019 at 7:12 am

    Hey Frankie… Can I come snuggle in your blanket fort? It sure looks warm and inviting.

  12. Jean Burkhardt on June 21, 2019 at 5:51 am

    Hu-Dad-that last picture is TOO precious. Frankie opening an eye to tell you to please take that camera and GO AWAY-LOL. I do love the way ALL those blankets are pushed together-he is a master! It also shows that your house must be nice and comfy for him to want those blankies!!

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