Monday, May 10, 2010

The Curse of the Lack of the Opposable Thumb

Today's post comes from dog enthusiast Laura Sylvest who brings to our attention the cravings of Bodie (furry) and Ruby (smooth). Laura offers her take below:

I particularly like [these] because the dogs can see the handle of the tool that, if they had opposable thumbs, would allow them to feed themselves. Alas, they are limited by the dog bodies they are trapped in and must instead stare blankly ahead at what they'll never have: Thanksgiving turkey.

The dog(s): Bodie and Ruby
The food: TURKEY!
The place: Sylvest's kitchen
The synopsis: These are clever dogs in action. They know that no good can come from diving right in. Patience is the name of the game. And, perhaps because of that, they know their best chance for sweet, meaty redemption is to focus their efforts away from the food and on to the utensil which may, god willing, provide them that food. For that, we can all be thankful.


  1. I had to silently cheer this morning at work when I saw that Bodie and Ruby had made it into the big leagues: a feature on!!!