11) Spending a week with Miss Coco

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When Miss Coco gets ready to pack up and go home, I left all her belonging on the sofa, and she seems strange to me.

She sat quietly by her belongings and stayed at the corner for hours without her usual jumping up and down and wriggling her tail seeking for hugs.  This is unusual scene, it reminded me of the song by John Denver “I’m leaving`on the jet plane”.  When a new journey is beginning, there may be something you can’t bear to leave behind.

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Coco needs special diet advised by her vet.  So, pan fried pork with potatoes and beans are must for her daily two meals.  Whenever I am preparing her meal, Coco will not be the one sitting on my feet but it is our greedy Cougar instead.

She stayed away from me not because of my cooking style but because of this clumsy monster (Mr Cougar) trying to dash for the first hand meal.

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When I’m done with the meal, I have to segregate the two by using the timber gate.  Cougar will try to force his way through the gate for a bite of the meat.  I have to deter him and at the same time cajole Miss Coco to sit tight, enjoy her meal without worries.  Miss Coco will munch her meal bit by bit just like enjoying herself in a posh restaurant.  While she maintain her civilized personality, she enjoyed the ‘lion roar’ at the same time behind the wooden gate.

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This little princess is different from my rugged Mr Cougar.  One so rough, the other so gentle.  One is a rugby player, the other one a ballet dancer.

That is why when she knew she’s returning home, she started guarding her belongings and waited for her owner to arrive.  This is the only reason I could figure out.

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Man best friends undoubtedly have strong senses.  She may be able to sense her owner 10 miles away who can’t wait to fly home soon to see her.  Or she may be feeling glad she is leaving us soon…

Whatever is her reason, I thanked her for spending her time with us.  The 7 days is not a long time but the memory is going to be forever.

Lastly, Miss Coco allowed me to have her picture posted without copyrights.

I hope to see you around, but I’m not sure if you feel the same…

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39 thoughts on “11) Spending a week with Miss Coco

    Angeline M said:
    February 18, 2013 at 1:10 am

    Maybe Miss Coco is sad to be leaving you!

      Sydney Fong responded:
      February 18, 2013 at 1:21 am

      I’m quite miss her too, but it seems like the two doggy can’t get along well.
      Sometime I have to do referee job but I don’t mind!
      Hope she’ll be get well soon! 🙂

    Gretchen Del Rio said:
    February 18, 2013 at 1:14 am

    Wonderful dog story. I wouldn’t think that she would find any fault with you but she probably misses home. What a good dog friend you are.

      Sydney Fong responded:
      February 18, 2013 at 1:23 am

      Haha! I like all kind of dogs, including hotdog and underdog! 🙂

    The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap said:
    February 18, 2013 at 1:35 am

    Awwwwwwww, I do think she was sad to leave you. What a cutie! Paulette

      Sydney Fong responded:
      February 18, 2013 at 1:51 am

      After you saying that, I reconfirm by the last picture, I did feel sadness in her eyes!
      Thanks, Paulette! I’m glad we feel the same! 🙂

    tiny lessons blog said:
    February 18, 2013 at 2:59 am

    She looks very much like my Bumble! I’m sure she’ll miss you. Thanks for sharing!

      Sydney Fong responded:
      February 18, 2013 at 11:08 am

      She is my Coco lady, thank you for reading! 🙂

    Leisa said:
    February 18, 2013 at 4:12 am

    Maybe putting her belongs on the sofa made her remember her owners, and maybe she felt guilty because she was having such a great time in your company..even with cougar

      Sydney Fong responded:
      February 18, 2013 at 11:11 am

      Haha! I hope so! 🙂

    Natalya said:
    February 18, 2013 at 10:29 am

    She looks like maybe she was sad to be leaving your fun home and maybe even Couger! Will you see her again?

      Sydney Fong responded:
      February 18, 2013 at 11:16 am

      I’m not sure, her owner is a busy man. Very hard to get hold of him.
      Thanks for reading, Natalya! 🙂

        Natalya said:
        February 18, 2013 at 10:19 pm

        Aw, well I’m sure you will be a happy memory for Coco even if you don’t get to visit with her again 🙂

        Sydney Fong responded:
        February 18, 2013 at 10:44 pm

        Haha! You really know me well! I’m a leave and go person, emotional but just for a second!
        Open the memories book when I am free!
        Thanks, Natalya! Thanks for your friendship love! 🙂

        Natalya said:
        February 18, 2013 at 10:49 pm

        LOL! Okay 😉 😀

        Sydney Fong responded:
        February 18, 2013 at 11:08 pm

        🙂

    Teeny Bikini said:
    February 18, 2013 at 11:50 am

    How super adorable. Thanks for sharing Coco. 🙂

      Sydney Fong responded:
      February 18, 2013 at 12:56 pm

      You are cute! Let’s be friend! 🙂

        Teeny Bikini said:
        February 20, 2013 at 1:56 am

        Sure. 🙂

    Claire Marie O'Brien said:
    February 18, 2013 at 2:27 pm

    Please, can my cat, Buster, be friends too? He lost both his brothers this year. One was taken by coyotes,
    Buster is shy, but has an unexpectedly wild heart.

    See you later, Sydney Fong!

      Sydney Fong responded:
      February 18, 2013 at 3:40 pm

      O, I’m so sorry to hear you lost your two companions!
      Yes! Of course, we can be friend! I’m animal lover, Cougar is anything lover!
      Thanks, Clarie! Cheers!

    Long Life Cats and Dogs said:
    February 18, 2013 at 4:07 pm

    Miss Coco is so cute. Dogs can sense when things are different and, especially if her things were packed and “ready to go” 🙂 she would have known something was about to change. What a lovely, gentle lady. I like the Rugby Player / Ballerina analogy.

      Sydney Fong responded:
      February 18, 2013 at 10:32 pm

      You like Rugby player then Cougar will definitely love you!
      Thanks, let’s move on long and happy life! 🙂

    lilyboat said:
    February 18, 2013 at 5:55 pm

    Oh Sydney, this almost made me cry. It reminded me of my old dog.. He was the cutest Bichon! Separation is my worst enemy! I feel your love for miss coco, and she is a lucky dog! She will be back in no time! As a matter of fact, I think she wants to be your pet! 🙂

      Sydney Fong responded:
      February 18, 2013 at 10:38 pm

      Whether we will meet again, I leave it to each other fate! But I thank her given us so much joy and fun to us!
      And I thanks you too for sharing with me the story of Coco! Have a great day! 🙂

    shiroknowes said:
    February 18, 2013 at 8:03 pm

    What a cute dog, you can truly say Miss Coco and you treat her well so I thunk she’s gonna miss you !

      Sydney Fong responded:
      February 18, 2013 at 10:40 pm

      Frankly, I quite missed her! 🙂

        shiroknowes said:
        February 19, 2013 at 1:32 am

        Ooh….I’m sorry for you but you can offer always hospitality whenever she needs, you never know when you see her again ! Have a beautiful evening Sydney !

        Sydney Fong responded:
        February 19, 2013 at 1:56 am

        You too, good night! 🙂

    likeitiz said:
    February 19, 2013 at 5:06 am

    Hahaha! Dogs are incredibly loyal. We were away for 2 1/2 weeks and we had our nephew look after Beau, our Great Dane. Even my daughter visited Beau while we were away. When we returned, he was so happy to see us. It’s not that he does not love my nephew or anything like that. But the attachment to us is indelible now.

      Sydney Fong responded:
      February 19, 2013 at 3:05 pm

      Yes, doggy is always the first welcome you home! 🙂

    kelihasablog said:
    February 19, 2013 at 6:31 am

    Awe…. She is so cute! My cat always try to get into my suitcase when she knows (and she always figures it out) that I’m going on a trip…LOL Love the pictures of Coco …. 😀

      Sydney Fong responded:
      February 19, 2013 at 3:10 pm

      Thanks, Keli! Your cat must be trying to be part of the hand language! Haha! 🙂

    Eric Alagan said:
    February 19, 2013 at 9:36 pm

    I was thinking of Coco Lee – but Coco also looks cute 🙂

      Sydney Fong responded:
      February 19, 2013 at 9:40 pm

      Haha! You are so funny! Someone might think of Coconut too! 🙂

    Jamie Dedes said:
    February 19, 2013 at 9:50 pm

    I’m sure you will miss her. A darling pup and so well groomed!

      Sydney Fong responded:
      February 19, 2013 at 10:26 pm

      Haha! I thanks you on behalf this Coconut!
      metta, be well and happy! 🙂

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