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Puppies Vs My Mustang......

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by leatherbound, Feb 28, 2013.

  1. leatherbound

    leatherbound Tele-Meister

    367
    Dec 23, 2010
    Indiana
    I have a 2007 mustang that I cherish. Wash and wax all the time. It is a real head turner. So here is my rant.

    My wife is an animal lover. Which is totally fine. I am not. But I don't have a problem with her wanting animals. We currently have a dog and 2 cats. A friend of our family runs a no kill animal rescue. So they need people to foster animals. My wife has been fostering 2 mutt pups for the last 2 weeks. When we are gone during the day she leaves the garage door open so they can run in and out.

    Last weekend I changed an outdoor light. If you have ever done this you know that most lights have a mounting bracket. Some are just a single bar and some are a cirlce looking thing. Our old one had the circle. So after changing them I put all the trash and parts in a sack and put it up against the wall in my garage.

    Yesterday I came home from work and pulled into the garage. Later in the evening I had to run to town. I started hearing a thumping sound. I get out and my right front passenger side tire has something in it. IT WAS THE CIRCLE MOUNTING BRACKET FROM THE LIGHT!!. Not only do I have to now go get the tire plugged but the bracket scraped off the paint all around the wheel well!! The puppies had drug the bag out into the garage floor and I didn't see it. So needless to say I was fuming last night and the puppies found new foster homes. I know that it is my own fault for leaving the bag on the floor. But man was I mad!! So I am off to the tire shop today and luckily my wife's Dad and Uncle own the largest body shop in the area and will sand and repaint my damaged fender for free. Still sucks though!! I just got over the FLU last week and I think I am getting it again. This has not been one of my best weeks!!! Thanks for listening!!
     
  2. BritishBluesBoy

    BritishBluesBoy Doctor of Teleocity

    Oct 19, 2006
    Brooklyn, NY
    Oh get over yourself!! They're just dogs, they don't have the capacity to do stuff like that on purpose. You even said it yourself - you left that stuff out and your wife left the door open.

    So ummm... Your fault? Your wife's fault?

    If you really don't like it don't have animals in the house.
     
  3. Rich_S

    Rich_S Friend of Leo's

    Dec 29, 2006
    Potsdam, NY
    I thought they chewed up a guitar.
     
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  5. TeleTex82

    TeleTex82 Friend of Leo's

    May 4, 2010
    San Antone
    My dog has eaten a couple of thousand bucks worth of furniture/electronics in his 5 years on this earth. I got angry. Got over it. Still love him though.
     
  6. MrTwang

    MrTwang Friend of Leo's

    Feb 9, 2009
    London, England
    That's part of the deal if you have pets.

    I was sad when one of my cats knocked over my 1965 Gibson EB0 bass, breaking the headstock off it.

    Believe it or not, I didn't get mad at the cat - he didn't do it on purpose. It taught me a valuable (and expensive) lesson about putting things away properly if I care about them.

    The broken bass sat in its case for about 2 years before I could even look at it again but I finally bit the bullet and took it to a guitar tech who fixed it up so you can't even see where it was broken. It's still my favourite bass to record with.
     
  7. Chud

    Chud Poster Extraordinaire

    Dec 30, 2010
    New York City
    Yep, when you have animals you sort of trade off having nice things. Either that or all of the nice things go in one room and the animals don't go in there. :lol:
     
  8. Bones

    Bones Doctor of Teleocity

    Dec 31, 2005
    Luddite Island, NY
    I pity anyone who cherishes an old car over new puppies. Puppies are a big responsibility, you failed them
     
  9. Bones

    Bones Doctor of Teleocity

    Dec 31, 2005
    Luddite Island, NY
    i disagree with this as well proper supervision and training there's no reason a dog should be destroying your this. i have shared my home with dogs continuously for 16 years and have not had anything destroyed as a matter of fact still same furniture and carpeting
     
  10. onenotetom

    onenotetom Tele-Afflicted

    Jun 27, 2009
    Colbert, WA
    Thank your wife for caring and going the extra step. We should not have abused or abandon kids or animals in the world. Unfortunately we have both.

    I understand about the car as well. It certainly would have ruined my day. Lesson learned is to take extra steps. I write this with our new Cocker Spaniel puppy sitting next to me. All but the section of our house that is tiled is baracaded with orange construction fencing until we get her potty trained.
     
  11. harmonicon

    harmonicon Tele-Meister

    179
    Apr 6, 2012
    Switzerland
    So, your point is that you're a dick? Got it.
     
  12. jeremypodom

    jeremypodom Tele-Afflicted

    Nov 5, 2010
    Pflugerville
    Watch your attitude as a new member. Those kind of posts aren't appreciated here.

    However, I do think that you have to have some kind of problem with you if you can't appreciate puppies and all the craziness that comes with them :D
     
  13. Throttleneck

    Throttleneck Tele-Afflicted

    I always blame the puppies when bad stuff happens to me.

    Nice to have a scapegoat, er scapepuppy.
     
  14. BritishBluesBoy

    BritishBluesBoy Doctor of Teleocity

    Oct 19, 2006
    Brooklyn, NY
    Ha ha ha ha ha ha... Brilliant. :D

    How about we leave those kind of statements up to the mods eh? Not really your (or my) call as to what is or isn't appreciated. Just sayin' ;)
     
  15. thorton077

    thorton077 Tele-Afflicted

    Dec 18, 2011
    Frisco, TX
    :lol:
     
  16. Commodore 64

    Commodore 64 Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    40
    Mar 1, 2010
    Kent, OH
    You should offer to pay your in-laws for the repairs.
     
  17. ASC67

    ASC67 Friend of Leo's

    Jul 3, 2008
    Minneapolis, MN.
    When you have puppies around you have to puppy proof everything, kinda like when you have a toddler around .....right !

    It's not a good idea to let puppies have the run of things unsupervised, put them in a kennel while you are gone.
     
    Last edited: Feb 28, 2013
  18. wallis222

    wallis222 Tele-Afflicted

    Oct 24, 2011
    Toronto, Canada
    I think my head would explode, but c'est la vie.
     
  19. WhatDoIKnow

    WhatDoIKnow Tele-Meister

    322
    Oct 3, 2012
    Nebraska
    I use to get really angry when stuff like that happened.

    Now meh, #### (stuff) happens.
     
  20. stnmtthw

    stnmtthw Friend of Leo's

    Apr 2, 2012
    New Mexico
    I thought it was going to be a post about puppies running out in the street or something. Whew.
     
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