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Saturday, July 24, 2010

We're Taking Over The World!

At least according to The New York Times! In today's Arts Section, there's an article titled, "Meet the New Stars of the Screen: Cats and Dogs Playing Cute" that talks about how our pets "have been slowly hypnotizing us by taking over the things we humans love most of all: our screens." It goes on to talk about all the popular animal shows on the National Geographic Channel (home of The Dog Whisperer) and Animal Planet, including their planned shows and specials-it's endless! The writer also takes time to mention the countless animal You-Tube videos watched and calculate the human seconds wasted-ha! As if humans had better things to do...
Read that article here: www.nytimes.com/2010/07/24/arts/television/24dogs.html?_r=1&ref=arts.

And a few days ago, there was an article in the Home Section of The Times titled, "Raising the Bar on Pet Decor: It's Their House Too" which details all the cool things humans are doing to their homes to accommodate us pets-from armoire-like "feeding stations" to  built in kitty bathrooms and playgrounds. Read that article and see some great photos here:
www.nytimes.com/2010/07/22/garden/22pets.html?hpw

Those humans are finally getting the big picture, don't you think? Personally, I'm not into world dominance, but equality? I'm all for it! What do you all think?

P.S. Stay tuned because tomorrow we'll have the long awaited tribute to my predecessor, "The Great Carsoni", better known as Carson, the Wire Fox Terrier. (Parental Unit finally got the pictures scanned :-).

13 comments:

Tank said...

It's about time!

Bandit's Pack said...

Bocci: Thanks for stopping by Bandit's blog today. I wanted to let you know that I looked at your vintage photos - awesome!! You've got some wonderful photos. Feel free to participate in "Vintage Friday" anytime. We can start a new blog movement!! Have a wonderful weekend! I just got back from a doggy festival!! New photos are posted on our blog. www.ouraussiepuppy.blogspot.com

Maggie Mae said...

What Tank said.... :)

Woofs and Licks,
Maggie Mae

houndstooth said...

Now if mine would just get their own couch and quit trying to steal mine!

Bunny

Dory and the Mama said...

Finally!!!

Smileys & Snuggles!
Dory, Jacob and Bilbo
The Tree Dogketeers

Petey said...

Can you imagine what that Times writer would think if he/she knew how many of us have human secretaries typing up our own blogs???

Your pal,

Petey

El'bow and Hauwii said...

yeaaaah

Kissslobbers
El'bow & Hauwii

Marg said...

This is all so very true. Animals are taking over the humans which is a great thing. We are so much smarter than those hoooomans. We don't worry about tomorrow, today or yesterday. Just what is happening right now. Great articles.
Hope you have a great Sunday.

Bocci said...

Glad we all agree on this issue!
Your buddy,
Bocci

road-dog-tales said...

You know, we thought dogs were gaining the equality we're so deserving of - BUT, just last week there was an article in our local newspaper (SC) saying that DHEC was making it super hard for restaurants to allow dogs even on their outside eating areas! BOO! and Hiss! What's up with that? We're not gonna take this sitting down! Who's with us?
Ummm, following from the blog hop! Nice to meet ya!
The Road Dogs

Bocci said...

Nice to meet ya too! Glad you stopped by and became a "Follower"!
We'll have to get together on this and FIGHT for our rights-the least they could do is allow us on the patios! :-).
I'll check out your blog right now!

Your buddy,
Bocci

Agatha and Archie said...

Well really it took then long enough to figure it out... WELL WELL WELL a WFT predecessor eh!! we can"t wait to see the pictures!! Love your pals A+A

Bocci said...

Yep, A+A, hope you enjoy the WF journey :-)

Your buddy,
Bocci

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