The Older Sibling Curse

Big brothers and sisters everywhere share Typhoon’s pain of the older sibling curse—when a younger sibling interrupts you.

Poor Big Bro Typhoon - The Older Sibling Curse
Poor Big Bro Typhoon

His Royal Highness Little Prince Typhoon Phooey likes being known as the Little Curmudgeon, the Grumpy Gus no one wants to disturb. Most of his complaining falls on deaf ears—both canine and human—but at least he can nap in the yard without interruption. Problem is he now suffers from the older sibling curse—a younger sibling who adores him and can get away with anything. Don’t worry about poor Roscoe entering in this photo. Despite the warning look from Ty, the two of them were chasing and playing seconds after this shot. Naps will have to wait.


  1. Juno's mom on December 17, 2021 at 11:27 am

    What a great pairing.

  2. Debbie & Miss Ruby on December 17, 2021 at 7:51 am

    Good to see the young one making sure his older brother gets his daily exercise.

  3. Jean Burkhardt on December 17, 2021 at 6:25 am

    It makes me so happy to know the that GRUMPY GUS(AKA Typhoon) was playing with Roscoe P VERY soon after this photo!!!! A wonderful relationship!

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