Shannon Stacey

The life of a teenage diva

I’m not very good at math, but I think Mini’s a teenager at the moment. She’s two years and nine months old, so she’s maybe slightly older than a teen in dog years, but she’s a teenager at heart.

I can’t her lazy butt out of bed in the morning.

When she first started sleeping with us, she would jump out of bed as soon as my alarm went off. (Now she only does that on weekends.) After a while, it reached a point where I’d have to nag her to get off the bed. (She’s not allowed upstairs alone because that is Jinx’s domain and when Mini tries to eat the cat food, Jinx’s claws come out.)

Now she won’t even open her eyes and acknowledge me in the morning. For the past week she’s still been nestled in bed when the lure of coffee overcomes my desire to enforce the rules. She comes down with my husband after he goes up to get dressed.

This morning she refused even that and he had to pick her up and carry her down to the couch. I swear, it’s only a matter of time before we’re toting her around on a cushion.

4 comments to “The life of a teenage diva”

  1. Lori
      · December 9th, 2010 at 5:41 pm · Link

    Well, it’s cold! Why should she get out of bed?

    But agree, definitely teen behavior.

  2. Lisa J
      · December 9th, 2010 at 8:28 pm · Link

    Be glad she’s small. My 80 pounder doesn’t always like to move from my spot on the bed and he’s a pain to lift out of the way.

  3. desi reilly
      · December 12th, 2010 at 3:52 am · Link

    she sound like my kid king he does the same thing
    he got his pic taken today with santa and look at him
    like wtf

  4. Patsy Nelson
      · December 12th, 2010 at 9:01 am · Link

    LOL! The baby looks so content. I love the picture. You should see my miniature poodle. She likes to sllep on the pillow above my head. If Imove her at night , by the time I wake up she is back up there.

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