Calling Timeout

Our walk yesterday hit an unexpected delay when Roscoe insisted he was calling timeout for a very important reason.

I can wait - calling timeout
I can wait

We aim for a quite rigorous pace on our twice-daily walks. Other than the requisite bathroom breaks and pausing for other humans to fawn over us, we don’t stop. Imagine our surprise when we found Roscoe calling timeout and planting himself quite firmly on the ground. Two squabbling squirrels scrabbled across a tree branch, making quite a ruckus. Roscoe, more accustomed to making a ruckus than witnessing one, refused to miss a minute of the show.


  1. Juno's mom on September 10, 2022 at 11:07 am

    It looks entertaining to watch him being entertained. He was hyper-focused.

  2. Debbie & Miss Ruby on September 10, 2022 at 9:51 am

    They are fun to watch but better if they fall..

    • Rachel Churchill on September 10, 2022 at 1:16 pm

      Hahaha! That’s a funny thought…

  3. mary michaud on September 10, 2022 at 7:49 am

    good time to kiss that nose in the air!!

  4. JEAN BURKHARDT on September 10, 2022 at 7:18 am

    Hu-Dad-you cannot blame Roscoe P for calling a Time-Out to watch those squirrels walk across the branch. One COULD fall and oh boy what fun!!!!

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