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Dear Bacon

03 Dec

20131202-090831.jpgDear Bacon,

I’m disgraced.  My humans find this ‘amusing’.  I find it humiliating.  While they were celebrating the big turkey day of Thanksgiving, I was the walking entertainment for family and friends.  Does it look as bad as it feels?  Signed Pugmiliated

Dear Pugmiliated,

Um, um, well, no it doesn’t look that bad my friend.  Not really.  You could turn the tables and go with it.  If your humans are going to ‘dress’ you up like turkey, maybe ask for some turkey in return?  And really, it does kind of blend in with your skin color.  You can hardly notice it!

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Dear Bacon,

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You know it is that time of the year – it’s cold outside.  I don’t think many of us will be wearing shorts.  I was looking at my legs yesterday when I was bathing.  Do you think I can go the entire winter without shaving?  I won’t be wearing any dresses and I’ll be sleeping a lot this winter.  Signed Ms. Bearable

Dear Ms. Bearable,

I say do what makes you feel good.  It is winter and no one sees legs in the winter.  In fact, I’ll tell you a secret.  I heard my mommy talking about this just yesterday to daddy.  I think a lot of ladies feel the same way.  And heck, you’re going to be sleeping.  You might need that winter coat to keep you warm.

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20131202-090928.jpgDear Bacon,

I want to tell you a secret.  Sometimes when no one is looking, I will put this cone on my head and pretend I’m an unicorn.  So-so pretty!  Don’t you think?  Signed Pretender

Dear Pretender,

Hey, I’m not casting a stone.  Sometimes when no one is looking, I like to put my king sized Egyptian cotton sheet on me and run around the house oinking BOO at everyone.  No judgements my friend.

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Dear Bacon,

Sometimes the humans think that they have *us* trained.  What they don’t realize is that *we* have THEM trained.  I personally like to take my human to play fetch a lot.  Hey, I’m trying to help them lose some of that holiday weight.  But when we are out and they are talking to their friends like they are exercising us, I just have to stick my tongue out at them.  Is this bad of me?  Signed Jazzercise

Dear Jazzercise,

Hey, as long as the humans don’t see it, what harm is in it?  I tell my humans that I get plenty of exercise.  It’s a long walk between my room and the kitchen at the Hotel Thompson.

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20131202-090942.jpg Dear Bacon,

The wife – she left me on Black Friday to do this thing the humans call shopping.  If that wasn’t bad enough, she left me with all of the kids too.  Here I am trying to watch all of the football games and they are under my feet as usual.  Should I be mad that she left me to get out of the house?  Signed Kitty Football

Dear Kitty Football,
Hey, it looks like you have everything under control there my friend.  All of your bundles are with you – they look comfy and satisfied.  You had the situation under control.  Nah, don’t be mad.  A woman needs some time alone out of the house by herself.  Way to go super dad!

Remember my friends, keep your questions and pictures coming. Send them to me at baconthompson@gmail.com

 
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31 responses to “Dear Bacon

  1. digitalgranny

    12/03/2013 at 1:16 am

    Very cool stuff there bacon and good advice.

     
    • PigLove

      12/03/2013 at 6:20 am

      Thank you my friend. I really try. XOXO – Bacon

       
  2. cindy knoke

    12/03/2013 at 1:19 am

    you are witty and hilarious~

     
    • PigLove

      12/03/2013 at 6:21 am

      Aaww the best compliment. Thank you sweet friend. XOXO – Bacon

       
  3. Misaki

    12/03/2013 at 3:44 am

    Haha! Love the turkey hat, shame its not made of real turkey though

     
    • PigLove

      12/03/2013 at 6:22 am

      I know that’s right! I’m all for some turkey. Heck if it was real turkey, I would wear it! XOXO – Bacon

       
  4. Animalcouriers

    12/03/2013 at 3:48 am

    Great readers questions 😀 Like Misaki, our favourite is the turkey hat!

     
    • PigLove

      12/03/2013 at 6:22 am

      Snorts. I think my dad needs that hat for next Thanksgiving. XOXO – Bacon

       
  5. gentlestitches

    12/03/2013 at 5:31 am

    That hat is so funny! (and cleverly crocheted)

     
    • PigLove

      12/03/2013 at 6:23 am

      It really is! I bet Pugmiliated was a huge hit on Thanksgiving day walking around the house wearing that hat. XOXO – Bacon

       
  6. fozziemum

    12/03/2013 at 6:23 am

    That hat baaaaaaa but the poor cat bwahaahaahh and as for the bear well..due to summer here day three to be exact and already hideous..i had to de-bear and may I say it looked like someone killed a beastie in the shower bwhahahaahh 🙂 hugs to you Bacon Fozziemum xxxx

     
    • PigLove

      12/03/2013 at 6:25 am

      Snorts. Winter here so mom is acting like Sasquatch. She could probably give that bear a run for her money. Ppsstt – don’t tell her I said that – XOXO – Bacon

       
      • fozziemum

        12/03/2013 at 6:40 am

        Bwahahahaah i’m with mum..winter time I channel my inner Yeti..that way I can buy thinner cheaper socks hahahhaahah…and I could get away with it in summer because I have to still wear denim and boots (snakes..or Joe Blakes as we call them ) but it was that dang hot the extra fur was killing me nearly 100 in your temps today…husg Fozziemum xxxx

         
      • PigLove

        12/03/2013 at 7:06 am

        Oohh that is hot! I would definitely have to shave myself! Snorts. XOXO – Bacon

         
      • fozziemum

        12/03/2013 at 7:14 am

        Yup! wet cold miserable then bang Summer ..same last year…no gentle work up….after 11 at night still warm even though it just rained….think perhaps I am living in the Amazon..nihgt slike this I hate taking the pups out for a tinkle…certain slithery things like to come out at night and early morning…so I go outside..summer cotton shortie pj’s gumboots and a torch…so glad that we have no close neighbours..i look like a crazy woman bwahahaah xxxx Fizzledmum 😉

         
      • PigLove

        12/03/2013 at 8:56 am

        Snorts – that is the visual. But I would be right there with you. If I had to go outside in the middle of the night with those slithery things loose, I would be putting on my boots as well! XOXO – Bacon

         
      • fozziemum

        12/03/2013 at 5:59 pm

        YETCH!! Rain is still falling..thanks for the relief Mother Nature 🙂 hugs Fozziemum xxx

         
      • PigLove

        12/03/2013 at 6:56 pm

        We have icky rain tonight too. Yawn – it makes me all sleepy. XOXO – Bacon

         
      • fozziemum

        12/04/2013 at 1:23 am

        Makes me sleepy too Bacon..but it’s made it really humid..YETCH!! hugs Fozziemum xx

         
  7. Coccolino

    12/03/2013 at 7:54 am

    Oh Bacon! I don’t know where you find this stuff – or your wisdom – but it’s such fun to read. Love you pal.

     
    • PigLove

      12/03/2013 at 8:56 am

      aaww thanks my sweet dear friend!! Anipals have problems too, don’t they? And such amusing problems as well 🙂 Love ya’ll! XOXO – Bacon

       
  8. evilsquirrel13

    12/03/2013 at 10:02 am

    The cat picture is great! That really looks like what he’s doing… watching football with the kids!

     
    • PigLove

      12/03/2013 at 12:41 pm

      Exactly! Daddy could relate to him so much. In fact, I think I saw dad in that position over the Thanksgiving holidays – snorts. XOXO – Bacon

       
  9. Kuruk

    12/03/2013 at 11:08 am

    Such pawesome wisdom as usual Bacon! Woooowooooo!

     
    • PigLove

      12/03/2013 at 12:42 pm

      Thank you my friend. I really do try. XOXO – Bacon

       
  10. easyweimaraner

    12/03/2013 at 11:19 am

    This kitty knows how to relax :o) Great post Brother!

     
    • PigLove

      12/03/2013 at 12:42 pm

      Thanks my friend!! XOXO – Bacon

       
  11. peacelovenwhiskers

    12/03/2013 at 6:35 pm

    Very cute.

     
  12. The Dancing Rider

    12/04/2013 at 3:44 pm

    Oh my. Kitty football, “unicorn”, poor little Pug, Jazzercise, and Bearable……I couldn’t stand it. Our purr things were laughing along, too! 🙂

     
    • PigLove

      12/04/2013 at 3:49 pm

      Snorts – too funny. XOXO – Bacon

       

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