Friday, 11 April 2014

"J" is for Jessie (and his doggie friend)

Seriously, you've even got a stick in the photo
Along with our six cats, we shared our home with two of the most brainless Border Collies I've ever come across. On paper, they're my father's dogs, but they spend more time with my aunt and myself. Both of them are afraid of our neighbour's sheep and are routinely chased by the kitten.
The oldest is Jessie, and generally mistaken for being female. He is obsessed with sticks and fetch (or as
knows it 'get the stick'). He will actually offer you twigs no wider than his mouth to throw. Twigs!



His playmate is Benji (even though, he's often called Benny). He's
... I suppose you could call it cunning.
Often, when we play fetch, he'll let Jessie go and get the stick, waylay him when he's on his way back, and then runs off only to drop the stick somewhere for Jessie to bring back to the thrower.

On the flipside, if Ben actually gets it first, then Jessie waits nearby for him to drop it.

8 comments:

  1. Lovely puppies and it sounds like you have a lot of fun with them.

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    1. We do, although, sometimes, they get a bit much.

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  2. They are both too cute! I love dogs. <3

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    1. They are cute! Fortunately for them, because they sure aren't smart. ^_^

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  3. They are both great dogs - and Benji certainly has an interesting take on 'fetch'!
    Jemima
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    1. He does. Or maybe he thinks it's called 'ambush'? ^_^

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  4. Afraid of sheep and chased by a cat. I take it you have a lot of laughs from these two lovable looking dogs. I'm an AtoZer http://www.writer-way.blogspot.com

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    1. *Snicker* We've a big cat, 6kg. He started the whole dog/cat relationship off by pushing the puppies to the carpet with one paw.

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