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Darth Rigel

Rigel is an English Cocker Spaniel. He is small, about 30#, and short. He is sweet and loving.

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He has, however, been seduced by the Dark Side yet once again. Notice the evil glowing green color of his eyes.

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Dave bought a baker’s dozen of bagels Sunday morning. I had one and a half, and Dave, I later learned, had three. That leaves eight and half bagels.

We came home from dinner that night to discover an empty bag on the floor.

How does a short but food-oriented, very cunning dog get stuff off the counter? His nose barely clears the countertop when he’s stretching on his tippy-toes.

That’s where the Dark Side comes in. I know Rigel must’ve caused the bag to levitate, sorta like Luke on Dagobah with his spaceship, but on a smaller scale, of course.

Regardless, he didn’t look like he’d eaten 8+ bagels, so I went on a hunt. He tends to hide things in the couch cushions, and, sure enough, I found a bagel.

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However, he didn’t look like he’d eaten 7+ bagels, either. I had Dave check outside but he saw nothing.

Hmph.

Because guess what I found today?

I first discovered an uprooted plant. I was puzzled til I looked at the adjacent pot.

Something had been digging.

Was that a bagel?

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It was!

Then I checked the other pots.

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I accounted for four more bagels.

He was very distressed once I’d uncovered them, and started searching for new hiding spots (or is that pots?).

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I’m sure he could’ve eaten three that night. But there’s at least one more pot to check.

2 comments… add one
  • Carrie March 21, 2009, 2:35 pm

    OMG – this is hilarious. My dogs would have woofed them down (oh, pun!)!

  • Invisible Oranges April 20, 2009, 7:24 pm

    This is unbelievable. What a strange, incredible thing.

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