Tuesday, June 28, 2011


We have a new resident here in Paradise. He was dropped at a friend's house and the friend did not want him. Me? I just thought he was the cutest thing ever.

We are still making some adjustments. He is learning that the cats are higher on the hierarchy than he is which does not make him happy. He is also learning that it is okay if the neighbors come to visit. But most importantly, he is being forced to accept that I will also be petting Cruella. That seems to be the one that makes him most unhappy.

As to his name, well, after extensive research (I swear, I had to go to at least SEVEN different websites), I learned that Horace (and Jasper) was the name of Cruella's driver. Bassman (who suggested the idea) had already owned a dog named Jasper so Horace it was.

(Isn't that a great picture of the pair of them?)


Anonymous said...

Great picture!

Mara said...

Oh, they are both lovely! And I love the name. I think it's important for animals to have proper names. After all, you don't want to hurt their feelings!