Thursday, July 18, 2013

Heat waves blow

Bad enough when I was young, with a thick black fur coat, trying to endure a humidex of 45 degrees.

Now that I'm old it's a hundred times worse. However, I am deploying a lifetime of heatwave lessons learned.

  • Rolling in mud is a great way to stay cool. If your dog walker does not wipe you down, the human will hose you down with cold water when she gets home.
  • If you do roll in  mud to cool off, make sure to lay on the sofa when you get home. Humans love it when you do that.
  • Heatwaves make life pretty boring. There is a lot of time to fill hanging around the house in the air conditioning. I find that gnawing on rolls of toilet paper, licking my butt and licking my belly are all good ways to pass the time.
  • If you look sad and pitiful enough, your human will be more likely to pack you into the car and take you to the lake for an evening swim.
  • The basement is the coolest place to be - and if you are lucky enough to have a bathroom down there, that toilet has the best, coldest water. Yummmmy.

Just a few tips.

Time for my nap.