Thursday, November 5, 2009

Craft Time or Da Man?

I think the lack of sunlight in the evenings has made mom a little whacky! She stuck my paw in...dough?

Mom decided to make some paw-print ornaments and you guessed it, it was our paws for the prints. It was really mixed 2 cups all purpose flour, 1 cup salt and 1 cup water together.

Then she floured (not with flowers but with flour) a plate, smoothed some dough out then chased us around the house to stick our feet in it!!! Rebel was easy, she just picked him up and stuck his foot in it. Duncan just laid there and took it like a man....even Simon got one done (okay he was asleep and I don't think he even knew that mom had his foot)

I had no intentions on going down so easily. I've seen CSI and shows like that...once they get your prints on file they got ya for life!! It's all part of the plan of "da man!" Not that I'm a serial killer or anything, but I don't want that paw print popping up in some court case if I'm ever framed for de-stuffing an stuffed animal or digging a hole or whatever. Things I would NEVER do.... (whistle whistle)....

I ran from mom...around the kitchen table a few times. Then one time she got me, but I pulled away, sending dough and flour everywhere. Take that mom! But mom outsmarted me...she re-did the dough and then got out my leash...I can't believe I fell for the whole "going for a walk" on the leash I was trapped! Damn it!

I finally gave in and made my mark. I really hope this doesn't come back to haunt me...that da man' don't try to hold me down by framing me with my paw print!

Then mom baked the paw prints in the oven at 200 degrees for an hour or so, then left them out to dry completely. She said she's going to paint them then varnish them and sand down the edges...I guess they're cute, and Rebel is going to give his to his mom and dad (Granny and PawPaw) for Christmas. Even though they are incriminating, they are kinda cute!

Top left is Duncan and top right is Simon. Bottom left is me and bottom right is Rebel!


  1. Tell your mom thanks for giving me a new way to torture Marge with cutesy, sentimental stuff. ;)

    Those are great.

  2. Hi Anna,

    Sorry you got your pawprints taken. If mom tries that with me I just might eat the dough!


  3. Anna, I admire you for putting up a fight, it is nice to know you probably wouldn't fold under questioning if you ever were arrested for a stuffy destuffing or missing treats. In the end they always get their way it seems. Mom has used the leash,"going for a walk" trick on me and I fall for it every time.

    licks and sniffs, Sasha

    p.s. Why did you have to put this idea in Moms head, now she is in the kitchen with flour,see you later I will be hiding.

  4. Good job putting up a fight, Anna. But those pawprints do look pretty cute. We have one here from the vet's office to remember Dakota. They made it for us on her last day before she crossed the Rainbow Bridge. We treasure it now so we are sure this whole pawprinting thing can't be too bad.

    Woos, the OP Pack


    Mine uses that too!

    I'm glad woo made her work fur your dough print though!

    Tank woo fur sharing them - they are khute!


  6. What a great idea Anna's Mama!!

    What?? No Mama...a good idea for THEM...


  7. Mom is sitting here reading this saying "Awwwww, how cute!!!" Everybody - RUN FOR YOUR LIVES! Mom is getting ideas in her brane. (They is all very kewt but I find Simon's partikularly adorabul!)

  8. What a good idea - makes Mom want to do the same. Once she dipped the cat in paint and had him walking on a painting. Can you believe it???


  9. Woo - now you have to be really, really good because your career as a serial stuffie killer is over.

  10. That is a great idea..they are so cute! I can see why Anna wouldn't want her paws on file never know when you might get framed for messing with a squirrel or something like that. So you fell for the "let's go for a walk" trick? It works on me too..everytime.

  11. Great story! We actually used one of these as a guide to put a paw print on a pumpkin for Halloween. It was in the first set of pics I posted of our pumpkin carvings on Oldman's Cantankerous Point of View. Hope you have a great weekend.

  12. If that just isn't the cutest idea eFUR! Now you gots our momma thinkin' about Christmas!

  13. Well, the finished product is SO cute!! Unfortunately, we think it gave Moms and idea!!

  14. Hi Anna,

    That was a good attempt to resist arrest.. hmm... oops we mean the paw printing. They do look cute ornaments. Do show us how it turns out, alright. Mommy is especially excited!!! Uh oh... Fudgie, round up the lil piappies Mommy is writing down flour and salt in the grocery list. Hurry, we gotta hide!

    - Princess & the Piappies

  15. Hey Anna
    Yep...we are going to have to run too. Mom has that 'DEFINITELY!' look on her face and says; "Thanks for the wonderful idea!".
    Oh dear, come on pack....RUN!!!!

  16. Anna, oh no... you're now in the CSI criminal database! (hrm hrm... now i know who to blame stuff on! BOL!)


  17. Anna, I just wanted to let you know I have passed an award to you on Oldman's Inspirational Thoughts. You can read all the details here

    Thanks for sharing you stories with us.

  18. What a cute idea!

    I'm sorry you had to go through that though, Anna, but thank you for haring the story(and the idea!)!