Thursday, 12 July 2012

Coco's Corner: 13 July

Written by Coco
Dear Readers,

Another evening at home ruined by the Baxter. The Dawnays and most of the Mates were snuggled together on the sofa, chugging white wine in front of Wimbledon and going 'oooh' and 'what a shot', despite the fact they only really had one eye on the tennis and another on the puppy. I wanted to concentrate on the Federer match, but everyone else was distracted. The puppy kept rearing up on his hindquarters and trying to swat my nose with his paws. Or he would try to encourage me to fight Mr Dawnay's shoelaces with him.

I of course never looked down at the annoying scrap, but I'm afraid to say that after Baxter tried to mount me during a tiebreak I showed him my terrifying teeth, which as readers know have never been cleaned, not for 10 years.

'Coco,' everyone shrieked. Luckily, Mrs Mates stood up for me. 'Let Coco growl and snap at Baxter,' she said, sensibly. 'It's the only way he'll learn manners. From an older dog.' So I carried on snarling and snapping, and then Baxter was locked in the gents, but he managed to destroy all the rolls of loo paper before escaping back into the TV/ playroom again. At least Mrs Mates had brought curry, which was about the only bright spot on the horizon because I, the 'older dog', was allowed to lick the dish clean.


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