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Spotlight Thursday – Meet Sulley… AKA Angel Pants

10 Nov

Spotlight Thursday

Welcome my friends to SPOTLIGHT THURSDAY.  This is the time that I will introduce you to one of my fellow anipals so you can get to know them better.  Some of them, you may already know.  We hope that you enjoy this series!

♥ FRIENDS – make sure you leave some messages.  Angel Pants will be checking in throughout the day and answering comments. ♥


Name:  Sulley (AKA:  Angel Pants)

Age:  3 years young

Location:  Georgia

What were your first thoughts when you met your new parents?  I got her but he’s gonna take some work.

How did you meet your parents?  My mom was looking at puppies online and when she saw me she fell in love.  My daddy picked me up, and I sang to him the whole way to the doctor’s office.  I sang so good that he called my mom to let her hear me too.  I played with dad all day.  Mom got home from work and “licked”, she called it kisses, all over me the rest of the night.

What was the defining moment when you knew you were in your forever home?  The day they found out I was deaf, they let me stay and started talking to me with their hands.

How did your parents find out you were deaf and how do they accommodate your needs?  The doctor told dad that a lot of puppies like me, all white, were deaf.  Something about the lack of pigment and nerves not developing.  After about a week, they knew I couldn’t hear them say they loved me, so mom found other ways to show me.  I am very smart so it didn’t take long for mom to show me a hand sign and then show me what she wanted me to do.  I learned sit first.  I didn’t bark a lot and was kind of a sneak around the house so they had to keep a close eye on me.  Mom didn’t want to miss me telling her I had to go potty so she got this idea from other parents about a bell.  Mom hung the bell by the back door and every time she took me out, she would take my paw and tap the bell.  I couldn’t hear it, but I knew what I was supposed to do.  I learned img_7864that when I went potty in the house, I didn’t get a yummy treat; but when I tapped the bell I got a treat; when we got outside I got a treat and when I went potty outside, I got even more treats.  It was great so I just kept doing it.  Who doesn’t like treats?  I have learned lots of signs like kisses, I love you, lay down, speak, shake, dance, sit up, outside, peanut butter and of course come here (mom uses that a lot because I still tend to sneak around a little).

What has been your biggest “Oh no, now I’ve done it” moment so far in your home?   I tore up my stuffed squirrel and swallowed the tail with the squeaker.   I was really a good boy and still am.  I learned the rules pretty quick but there was this one time….Let me say that IF I did chew on something, it always belonged to dad (hehehe).

 Who do you have wrapped around your paws more – mom or dad – and why?  Definitely mom!  She says I do no wrong.  I “help” her around the house and love her with my sweet eyes and yummy, slobbery kisses.

What’s your favorite thing to do?  My favorite thing to do is go where ever mom is and play outside with dad.  When he runs at me I get so excited.  I run in circles around the yard and then run back at him.  He is kind of old so I let him think he catches me sometimes.  Me and mom know though.  I like playing with my boxer fur sister, Tess, too.  When I sit in MY chair like that, I’m just trying not to fall asleep because I don’t want to miss anything.  I’m a laid back guy that watches over the house and keeps mom and dad guessing.  We learn new things everyday.  Right now I’m learning how to “search” like the K-9s do.  We just started, but I’m doing good.  I keep mom busy because I get board easy, I don’t have the heart to tell her that it’s her that’s being “trained”.  Me and dad know though.

Tell me a funny:  So…mom and dad were in the driveway building this big box.  Dad had gotten into the trunk of his work car to get something and a few minutes later they heard the doors to the car lock.  Dad said it probably locked automatically after a few minutes.  So, a few minutes later the doors unlocked, then locked, unlocked, then locked…you get the picture.  I had dad’s remote and when mom came in and saw me she laughed and laughed.  Whew, I thought for sure I was in trouble, but she took the remote, told me “no” (shook her finger and looked at me funny); kissed my nose and signed that she loved me.

What’s your favorite treat?  I am really a picky eater but I love my peanut butter and fresh strawberries.  I don’t get a lot of the same food that mom and dad eat but every once in a while mom will give me a couple of Cheetos and dad will give me a bite of his Popsicle.  Me and Tess just had our first Dairy Queen ice cream cone this past weekend.  Yummy!

 

What’s the biggest misconception that humans think about you?  They assume I am mean when they see me and that something is wrong because I am all white.

 

 Hope you enjoyed meeting my friend – check back next week for another Spotlight edition!

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20 responses to “Spotlight Thursday – Meet Sulley… AKA Angel Pants

  1. franhunne4u

    November 10, 2016 at 1:46 am

    Awww – we need stories like this to warm our hearts right now – and to hear that a deaf dog got a good home is heartwarming.

     
  2. Photofinland by Rantasalot

    November 10, 2016 at 4:27 am

    Such a lovely post!

     
  3. onespoiledcat

    November 10, 2016 at 5:19 am

    What an adorable guy! Lucky too……..and I am SURE his Mom and Dad feel THEY were the lucky ones to find and adopt him. Thanks for introducing us to him! Who couldn’t love someone named Angel Pants huh????!!

    Hugs, Sammy

     
    • Piglove

      November 10, 2016 at 9:40 am

      Thanks cousin! He is a very special pal from special friends of mom. XOXO – Bacon

       
      • onespoiledcat

        November 10, 2016 at 10:46 am

        His “baby picture” was absolutely precious!

         
  4. Charles Huss

    November 10, 2016 at 6:58 am

    I am glad Sulley found such good parents.

     
  5. katsrus

    November 10, 2016 at 7:02 am

    So nice to meet you. You sound very smart.
    Sue B

     
  6. easyweimaraner

    November 10, 2016 at 7:05 am

    you found super pawrents congrats!!! guess what? my mother ate a squirrel once as she was a little girl…it was a rubber-squirrel what smelled like strawberries … and it ended in the er where they pumped her stomach… what an effort… she only had to eat grass, that has the same effect, right?

     
  7. sheilaenglehart

    November 10, 2016 at 8:15 am

    Mean for being white? I thought that was only in people.

     
  8. imagesbytdashfield

    November 10, 2016 at 9:07 am

    The cuteness!!!!

     
  9. Tails Around the Ranch

    November 10, 2016 at 10:18 am

    Oh my dawg, is there a cuter white face around? My favorite dog growing up was a white boxer and she kept us all in stitches and was the sweetest if not the biggest dog we ever had.

     
  10. CarolMaeWY

    November 10, 2016 at 12:17 pm

    Howdy! It is nice to hear a happy story today.

     
    • Piglove

      November 10, 2016 at 3:24 pm

      Yes it is!! XOXO – Bacon

       
  11. hutchagoodlife

    November 10, 2016 at 12:17 pm

    Wow, he’s adorable and what a lovely story too. He pawrents must feel furry lucky they found such a pawesome doggy!

    Nacho and Noah
    xxx

     
  12. Nylabluesmum

    November 10, 2016 at 4:03 pm

    Iss pawsum to meet you sully! An there iss not a meen bone inn yur beeuteeful white body!!!
    An yur so hansum an clevurr! Emagin you know sign language!!! Mee-yow that iss impurressive…..
    Mee an ladymum fink yur Pawentss are pawsum people. True 4 legged luvverss!!!
    Grate interview Houdini an Unccle Bacon…..
    ***nose rubsss*** neffkitty Siddhartha Henry xxxx an {{{hugs}} frum LadyMum

     
  13. databbiesotrouttowne

    November 10, 2016 at 4:50 pm

    veree nice two meet ewe sully; ewe iz one handsum pup !! ewe R total lee rockin yur tie….we think itz way awesum how yur mom & dad & ewe werk with hand signalz …984 pawz UP !! …..oh, N we hope de next time yur in de car….. ya can may bee drive it inta town …& stop & get yur own case oh cheetoz…if ya wanna drivin licentz let uz noe 😉

    ♥♥♥♥♥

     
  14. Cupcake

    November 10, 2016 at 8:40 pm

    You are a total character, S. I love how smart you are. Plus tricky. Eating a toy squirrel tail with a squeaker in it sounds like something a cartoon dog would do. Are you a cartoon??

    Love and licks,
    Cupcake

     
  15. Amy

    November 10, 2016 at 10:15 pm

    I see from the last picture, Angel Pants, that you are trying to do something about your all white status. I am sure, though, that a good bath fixed that. What a sweetie you are, and your pawrents sound wonderful, too. Thanks, Bacon, for this great post.

     
    • Piglove

      November 11, 2016 at 8:45 am

      Thank you sweet friend. XOXO – Bacon

       
  16. angelswhisper2011

    November 12, 2016 at 11:50 am

    Nice to meet you Sulley and what clever you are. I think you can communicate without words with your mom 😉 Pawkisses for a Happy Weekend 🙂 ❤

     

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