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Gabby Doggy Loves a Pig E-I-E-I-O

So for Halloween, I was Fern from Charlotte's Web, because:
1. I didn't want to be sexy anything.
2. I was not feeling creative.
3. I really want a mini pig and if I was Fern, then I could buy a stuffed pig, which could be Wilbur. Obviously, a stuffed pig is not as cool as a real mini pig, but I am a person who is willing to compromise. IMG_8262 Here I am as Fern, looking totally dorky.

Anyways, this Monday as I was packing up all the Halloween stuff, I left Wilbur on the kitchen table. Gabby the dog found him, took him off the table and carried him into the living room.

The pig was slobbered on but intact.

I put him up on the piano. I thought, "This pig is going to be safe up here. I bet I can clean him. He'll be okay."

Gabby came in the living room, saw Wilbur out of her reach. She stared at the piano. She began to whimper.

She never whimpers for toys.

I said, "Gabby? Seriously?"

She began to howl.

I said, "Gabby, do you honestly love that pig so much?"

She continued to howl. If you have ever heard Gabby howl, you will realize this is a powerful, pitiful thing that has magical aspects to it similar to babies crying. It can not be ignored. It tears your heart in half.

So, um, I gave her Wilbur.

She carries him everywhere. She takes him to her food dish with her. She cuddles with him on the couch and she has brought him to bed. She won't let the other dogs go near him. He is some pig.

IMG_8278 Gabby and Wilbur on the couch.

IMG_8269 A close-up of her paw over Wilbur's back. I swear I did not set these shots up. This is how she loves him.



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Kristi Gutierrez Brown
Nov. 5th, 2014 12:15 am (UTC)
That is the sweetest thing ever! <3
Nov. 5th, 2014 08:15 pm (UTC)
Re: Awwww!
She is such a sweet dog when she isn't barking out the window at other dogs. :)
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Nov. 5th, 2014 08:15 pm (UTC)
I think she thinks he is. That's how she acts. It's so cute. :)
Nov. 5th, 2014 12:39 am (UTC)
Our Children's Librarian was also Fern with a pig! But no dog that stole the porker. :)
Nov. 5th, 2014 08:15 pm (UTC)
That is awesome! I feel less alone in my Ferness now.
Nov. 5th, 2014 03:43 am (UTC)
Love this! Neko has a small green cat that he loves like that...he even has a special meow he uses when he's missing it...
Nov. 5th, 2014 08:15 pm (UTC)
Oh, that is so cute!
Nov. 5th, 2014 04:41 am (UTC)
Wilbur truly was a wonderful purchase, who's brought so much love to Gabby - and watching them together makes everyone smile :-)
Nov. 5th, 2014 08:16 pm (UTC)
Tez, he really was. :)
Nov. 5th, 2014 05:23 am (UTC)
Aww! This is like a reverse of the movie, "Babe," in which a pig adopts a dog. :-)
Nov. 5th, 2014 08:16 pm (UTC)
Lol. It kind of is. I hadn't thought of that!
Nov. 5th, 2014 05:51 am (UTC)
Funny girls (you and Gabby are so cute)! :>)
Nov. 5th, 2014 08:16 pm (UTC)
You are too nice! :)
Nov. 5th, 2014 10:59 pm (UTC)
Just honest. ;>)
Nov. 5th, 2014 11:32 am (UTC)
Too adorable! That is some pig and some dog!! Oink!
Nov. 5th, 2014 08:16 pm (UTC)
Hee... they really are worthy of the "some" adjective. Oink and Woof to you! :)
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