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What a weekend for a Monkeydog!!!
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Monkeybutt-Bunny Vampire
4 December 2011 - 10:27 pm
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Well, first off this post is supposed to be about me but mommy asked me to send her apologies for not being available very much here lately.  She mumbled something about it's 4th quarter retail, her busy season.   And then we had visitors this weekend!  (She also had to clean house – which I wasn't suppose to say out loud! But I had to help her, so I'm saying it out loud!)  She said she'll be back soon!


Okay back to me!


I have to tell you about having some wonderful people come visit me! 

I got to meet Riley and Angel Catie's mom, Carmen and her bestest friend, Bev!  I was so excited!!!  They were the coooooolest people in the whole wide world!  I was especially smitten with Bev!  She has Monkeycats!  And I loved Carmen too!   Bev, if you read this – please come back and visit me!  I promise I'll give you a kiss next time!   

My mom was so happy, I think she even had some tears in her eyes when she finally got to meet Carmen after all this time! I know Carmen loved Angel Comet, but I'm not holding it against her now that I've met her!  I can see why mommy likes her so much! 

Please come back to visit some day Carmen…….and bring Bev!! (Riley, it would be super neat to meet you too!)

Next, we got to meet a tripawd families; Jack and Cindy, Shelby's mom and dad. And then Lisa, Ranger's mom.  I didn't want to go to this event because……well……..there were tripawds!!!!  Shelby and Ranger.   And Ranger's mom brought a friend's teacup chiwawawa….the only other monkeydog.  But I'm not sure he counts as a monkeydog because he lives in a apron Lisa had on! 

And once again, I had to go to a tripawd pawrty in disguise as a scared terrier mix!  It throws the tripawd's guard off if I pretend to be scared!   However, I couldn't hold back when I saw Ranger!  You'd be proud of me, Monkeydog Federation!  I growled and barked at Ranger!  "Get away Ranger!" I would say!  "Your calm, sweet demeanor isn't fooling the monkeydogs!".   

I really threw him off because the last time I met him, I was nice to him!   He didn't know what to think!!  My master monkeydog plan is working!!!  Bwhaaaahaaahahahhahahhaha! …….."Take that Ranger!"  Monkeydogs don't like you, so there!  Bwhahahhahahahahahaha!

Okay, but here's the weird thing…………Shelby fell in love with me!!!!!  She couldn't resist me!  Her eyes lit up when she saw me!  She even gave me a kiss ……which was gross…I didn't like…I promise….cross my heart!!   I tried to not make eye contact with her but my charm was too much to resist.   See the pictures below….she can't take her eyes off me!

It was great seeing Lisa again and it was really nice to meet Jack and Cindy too.  (I don't usually like Tripawd pawrents, but they were really nice to me!)  I might kiss you next Cindy!  Honestly.  

So, it was a super duper fantastic weekend for a monkeydog!  I got to meet lots of nice people (and some stooopid tripawds)……oh, and my house is clean!!!!!  (sorry Mommy, I couldn't resist!)


Here some pics.  Couple of things:  Take note at Shelby's love for me.  Take note that a monkeydog snuck in the back of us and got in the picture!  Take note, they made me wear a tripawd bandana!!!!  (I was tortured!) And take note that I did not want to be apart of a group picture





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4 December 2011 - 11:32 pm
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We tol' ya to to look out, Rocket. Us Tripawd girls will chase you down and kiss you!

Sounds like a fun weekend! Sorry we had previous obligations, cuz it woulda been fun to go someplace warm and sunny... Oh, and to meet you all, too.


the Woo

~ ~ Rio ~ ~
Forever in my heart...

April 2000 – January 20, 2012
Diagnosed with Mast Cell Cancer in June 2007. Left rear leg amputated Feb. 8, 2011.
Mets discovered Aug. 31, 2011. Read more of Rio's story here.

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5 December 2011 - 11:08 am
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Hahahahaaha! A scaredy cat FAKE tripawd! It don't get no better than that dude.

I'm sure Ranger was shaking in his paws. You are REALLY scary MBBVP!

P.S. My Moms sez she is jealous, it looks like you had a fun time. Tripawd peeps are the best (And so are TRIPAWD DAWGS!) Glad the weather was nicer there than it was here. i've been stuck inside for THREE DAYS because it's been raining. I wish I had a terrier to chew on or something. Sheesh.

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5 December 2011 - 11:25 am
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Oh, Monkeybutt, you are delusional! The only reason Shelby kissed you is because she knew how much it would annoy you (it was her idea to make you wear the bandana.) If you look at the photo a little closer, you will see it's all of us dogs staring at you because you were being such a monkeybutt (acting like you didn't want to be in the picture.)  I really had fun at the park! Maybe we can go again sometime and you can "pretend" not to like me!



Sadie is my 9yr old Rott/Shepherd mix. Diagnosed with osteosarcoma in her right scapula 1/28/10. Our brave girl had her amputation 2/13/10 and her last chemotherapy on 6/6/10. Unfortunately, a tumor appeared in her back right leg and on 10/7/2010 Sadie's earthly journey came to an end.  On 10/24/2010 we adopted Ranger, a handsome Rott/Lab mix tripawd (got hit by a car) I think Sadie sent him to us.

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5 December 2011 - 11:42 am
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I woulda stared at you, too, Monkeydoodle. You're cute and little and cuddly and fuzzy wuzzy and you make all the girls wanna smooch you on your adorable little black button  nosey wosey! So bwhahahahahaha yourself, Monkeysnookums! Cute little scaredy kitty stinky boy. little-devil

Love (because I have to be nice), Dakota

From abandoned puppy to Tripawd Warrior Dude, Dakota became one of the 2011 February Furballs due to STS. Our incredibly sweet friend lived with grace and dignity till he impulsively raced over the Bridge on 12-15-12.

Dakota's thoughtful and erudite blog is at

Golden Girls
5 December 2011 - 2:31 pm
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It sounds like you all had a great time. Sorry we didn't make it out there. Maybe next time???


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5 December 2011 - 3:04 pm
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Bwahahahhaha. Way to go Shelby!! Way to get in there and score on for the Tripawd Warrior Princesses! We told you, MBBVP, that we were going to kiss you - and then we sent Shelby in cuz you were least expecting it from her so you let your guard down. Bwwhahahahhahahaha!

My momma wanted to go along - I did too, cuz I really wanted to hold you down and kiss you GOOD so you would really squirm! But then I had to go and not feel so great. You were lucky this time, MBBVP, cuz you almost had two TWPs kissing you! Wow - that would have been TWP kisses in stereo...

Maybe next time.
Abby (oh, btw, I would totally kiss all of you - the peoples and Ranger and everybody - but those would be nice, sweet kisses.)

Abby: Aug 1, 2009 – Jan 10, 2012. Our beautiful rescue pup lived LARGE with osteosarcoma for 15 months – half her way-too-short life. I think our "halflistic" approach (mixing traditional meds + supplements) helped her thrive. (PM me for details. I'm happy to help.) She had lung mets for over a year. They took her from us in the end, but they cannot take her spirit! She will live forever in our hearts. She loved the beach and giving kisses and going to In-N-Out for a Flying Dutchman. Tripawds blog, and a more detailed blog here. Please also check out my novel, What the Dog Ate. Now also in paperback! Purchase it at Amazon via Tripawds and help support Tripawds!

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5 December 2011 - 4:39 pm
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Ooooh! Shelby ~ way to go girl, you gave MBBVP big kisses! Yes!

But maybe you shouldn't waste them on him as it sounds like he didn't realize what Golden kisses he was getting. Well all I can say is he needs to be covered in multiple Tripawd Warrior Princess kisses - and then he will be converted - furever!!! Bwahahahhaha!

Looks like you all had a fab time - sorry we couldn't make the pawty (to join in the kissing fest)

Kiss, kiss, kiss!!! (with added drool)

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5 December 2011 - 8:48 pm
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We had a ball!!!!

We just got home and Shelby pretty must slept alll the waaayyyy home.

Saturday morning she brought the strip to a stand still...Elvis...Cher...Bette...Frank, Dean and Sammy, move over, Las Vegas found a new "one name" star, Shelby.

Photo's and more story to come!

the chauffeurcool

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5 December 2011 - 10:33 pm
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So glad you came!  Sorry the weather was so freakish cold!   If you can image, it's even colder today with the sun! 


Shelby is so adorable! And such a cuddle bug!  I'm sure she thought I was weird smooching her - couldn't help myself!  She reminded me of a young Comet...of course - Comet wasn't nice and Shelby is a doll!

Smoochie to the adorable Shelby Poochie! 

Her Retired AvatarComet - 1999 to 2011

She departed us unexpectedly  January 23, 2011 at the age of 12 1/2.

She was born with a deformed front leg and a tripawd all of her life.

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6 December 2011 - 1:58 pm
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Way to go Shelby - glad you planted Monkeybutt with a big ol' Tripawd kiss.  I bet he secretly liked it and is just playing the "woe is me" routine to get sympathy from his monkeydog friends. 

I looks like it was a great Vegas Tripawd party - sorry we missed it.

Hey Monkeyboy - my Mommy is going to bring you a present next week but you only get it if she can give you a big kiss from me - AGGLP!!

Monkeybutt-Bunny Vampire
6 December 2011 - 3:42 pm
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I'm gonna have to wash my eyes out with Purell to sterilize them!!!!!  All of this reading of 'gurlie TWP kisses', more kisses coming and even being called a "monkeysnookems"...................... I'm gagging: blahahhck, blahahhck, blahahhck!


Oh, and by the way..................NO ONE and I mean NO ONE is keeping score - ScAbby Dabby Doo Doo!   So, NO score for the TWP's! The sheer grossness of a Tripawd gurl kiss has made me have a blackout in my memory now! 

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7 December 2011 - 4:13 am
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MBBVP! Im sorry I wasnt there to cover your monkeybutt! It must have been so hard to be good for an entire weekend, especially when you were attacked by tripawd gurrls and had to watch your mom gushing over them! Yuk! Gack! (I am really jealous that we couldnt be there..I think if mom and dad we able to go they would have left us home anyway cause it would have taken us forever to ride in the car from NY to Las Vegas)

PS: have determined that the new dawg….Lady (aka Lazy Slug Who Sleeps All Day And Wakes Up Only Long Enough To Eat and Is A Real Kiss @ss With Dad) is a monkeybutt. She always wants to lay down and sleep in the exact spot I am….except she wants ME to move….harumph.way-confused

Spirit Samson was Spirit Tripawd Daisys four legged "brother" and ruled as the self proclaimed head of the Monkeybutt Federations East Coast Division. Lady Chunky Monkey stayed from Oct 2011 and left for the bridge in Apr 2012. Miss Perdy is left and has some big pawprints to fill.
Do you have what it takes to be a Monkeybutt? Find out more at the Monkeybutt Federation

In your heart, where I belong.
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7 December 2011 - 7:38 am
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(Shari posting here so don't blame Dakota. He's clueless about this sort of thing.)

Samson, have you ever heard of Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose? They can tell you what's going on:


All my friends had to ask me 
Somethin' they didn't understand
How I get all the women 
In the palms of my hand

And I told them, to treat her like a lady  
Um-hum all the best you can do 
You got to treat her like a lady, she give into you 
Ah-hum now who can see, you know what I mean? 

So my friends, now there you have it 
I said it's the easy simple way 
Now if you fail to do this 
Don't blame her if she looks my way

Cause I'm gonna  
Treat her like a lady 
Um-hum, so affectionately 
I'm gonna treat her like a lady 
She give into me 

From abandoned puppy to Tripawd Warrior Dude, Dakota became one of the 2011 February Furballs due to STS. Our incredibly sweet friend lived with grace and dignity till he impulsively raced over the Bridge on 12-15-12.

Dakota's thoughtful and erudite blog is at

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8 December 2011 - 7:01 pm
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Ok folks, here are our photo's from the Las Vegas Tripawd/monkeybutt Pawty.

Let us know what you think, but be nice.

Take care, the chauffeurcool

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