With Friends Like This

Bestest buddies Roscoe and Typhoon are quite close. Perhaps a little too close sometimes since the Little Prince is wondering with friends like this…

They are quite attached to each other - with friends like this
They are quite attached to each other

Way back in 2003, Hu-Dad called Nikita to come inside the house. Nikita trotted from a corner of the yard with an attachment. No, not a tick. Eight-week-old Natasha was clamped onto Nikita’s neck like a pendant, her little feet not even touching the ground as she swayed to and fro. For the next three years, Nikita mothered and molded her protégé into the Queen Natasha the Evil who ruled The Herd for a decade.

Hu-Dad was reminded of that moment when Typhoon approached with Roscoe chewing on his ear. He seems to think, “With friends like this…” Don’t worry, though, they are still the bestest buddies ever.

6 Comments

  1. HokiePack on April 20, 2022 at 1:37 pm

    The look on TY face is priceless!!

  2. tammyj on April 17, 2022 at 12:32 pm

    OH I just LOVE this! XOXO 😀
    one thing Hu Dad… with the sibes you are NEVER bored!

  3. Juno's mom on April 17, 2022 at 11:25 am

    They’re an endless source of amusement. I can just picture a video of Nikita and Natasha at that moment. Sweet memories.

  4. JoCindy on April 17, 2022 at 10:48 am

    What a photo and two stories today!
    I am still amazed that Typhoon has allowed Roscoe to enter his royal space, let alone chew on his ear! Maybe Roscoe is the smart one who unlocked that secret to do so!

  5. Jean Burkhardt on April 17, 2022 at 9:13 am

    That must have been some sight with Nikita carrying Natasha around!! She taught her well how to RULE the herd!!

    Typhoon and Roscoe P are really 2 crazy Sibes!!! It’s a love hate relationship where no one gets hurt!!

  6. Debbie & Miss Ruby on April 17, 2022 at 7:46 am

    Soooo understanding for an old curmudgeon!!

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