Tuesday, March 25, 2008

new heights

I'm 8 months old now and I weigh 12 pounds and stand 12 inches tall (from my feet to my back). I usually use my height to my advantage but at times it causes problems, like when I want to get on and off the bed. I can't do it! This puts me at a disadvantage when Tad comes over because he jumps on the bed to get away from me. WHY he wants to avoid me is something I'll never understand because I am so much fun to play with.

32 - 12 = 20. I need some help getting from here to there. I thought of joining the track team so I could learn to high jump, but decided on another option.

It works!


Ruby Bleu said...

Nice work Petra. My Mom's bed is pretty high too. Luckily she has a nice chaise loungey thing real close to the bed so I jump on that first and than on the bed! I thought I was quite clever!

Gosh...I can't believe you are 8mths old already! What a grown up girl you are! Hey, did you give Taddy something nice for his barkday?

Lots of Licks, Ruby

Molly the Airedale said...

Good for you, Petra! There's more than one way to outfox that fox!

Love ya lots
Maggie and Mitch

Mack said...

I do believe any track team would be honored to have you Miss Petra Pot Pie!!!

Moco said...

Good job Petra. You are smart beyond compare. I have a piece of furniture at the end of the BIG BED that I hop onto to get on the BIG BED. Grammie had to put a rug on it so I didn't slip off.

Lady Kaos said...

You are a very smart little girl! Mom and Dad bought a special decorative storage bench thing for the end of their bed ebcause Sasha couldn't get on the bed by herself and Mom got tired of listening to her whine for someone to pick her up. It took my Mom 3 years to figure out the bench thing and it only took you a few months! You're a very smart pup!

Ferndoggle said...

Petra, you're ready for the Pawlympics! Nice jump action.


Joe Stains said...

necessity is the mother of invention as they say!!! good job Petra, you sure are smart AND cute! You could always ask the humans to lower the bed!

Girl Girl Hamster said...

That's very clever thinking Petra.. I wish I can jump as well as you

~ Girl girl

Lorenza said...

Hi, Petra!
8 months old?? Wow! Sure time flies!
Sure you are very smart. Your learnt pretty fast how to use that thing!
My mom made steps for every bed in my house so I can go up and down without bother her!
Kisses and hugs

Peanut said...

I can't believe you are that old already. Good job on figuring out what will help you get on the bed. I don't have that problem.

Stanley said...

Petra Girl!

You're an acrobat! I could totally see you resorting to pole-vaulting onto the bed if that stair step didn't work for you. (Maybe you could try the pole-vaulting anyway... just so we could see it?)

Goob love,

Anonymous said...

Use is sooo smarts, I don't nose hows I dos it but Nanny's bed is high and I axeually can jumps up, but shee's gots doggie stairs left from my sissy Brunswick, but I don't like to use them, eyes rather jumps like on a tramp o lean.
Hugs, Bellyrubs,Smoochies

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Asta said...

That is so clevew of you..you awe getting to be a big bootiful giwl..I would nevew want to get away fwom you that's fow suwe
smoochie kisses