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Meet My Cat Sitter: He’s a Good Boy

Mr. Dog Walker and I are off for our summer vacation! We’re taking Boogie and Birdie with us, but we’re leaving our cats at home. Have I ever mentioned that we have three stooges?

Well we do. Gus, Gizmo, and Penelope (pronounced Peenaloupe, like cantaloupe) round out our crew. They don’t travel well, so the stooges hold down the fort with the help of our cat sitter:

tuna the pit bull

Santa and Tuna seriously want you to have a Merry Christmas


No, not Santa. That would be crazy.

Our cat sitter is the other dude: Tuna. Every summer Tuna comes to stay at our house and keeps our cats company. We let Tuna bring his mom with him (my friend Karen) so that he doesn’t have to leave her home alone all week while he’s at our house.

Tuna is also a tour guide.

Tuna and Us

Tuna takes photos with tourists (for five bucks).

He recently took me and the husband to all of the lighthouses in our area. Tour guide Tuna is excellent at his job. We highly recommend him if you’re ever in Maine and need someone to show you around.

When I asked Tuna what he wanted the world to know about him, he answered modestly, “Please tell them that I’m a good boy.” This is true. Tuna is a good boy. I love this kid.

Well, I’m hitting the road soon and won’t have the internet for a spell, so forgive me if some of your comments don’t get approved in the next week. Please tell me how handsome Tuna is anyway, ok?

And with that, I’ll leave you all with 2013’s hit song of the summer (all the kids are rocking out to it while they cruise the strip): I’m a Dog.

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8 Comments
  1. Karen Zorn #

    Dog Walker, This was a great piece, I really enjoyed it.  Hope you have a wonderful vacation. And Tuna wow what a great dog!!!  Thanks for sharing.

    Karen Zorn PetPals Pet Sitting Houston, TX

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    August 17, 2013
  2. Just Sue #

    Cute post this morning! Just one question: how on earth did your friend come up with the name “Tuna” for a pit bull?! Don’t get me wrong, I think he’s precious! Except for his coloring, he reminds me of Petey, the pittie of “The Little Rascals” fame. But you’re probably way too young to remember the 1950’s/60’s version like I do.

    August 17, 2013
  3. Just Sue #

    PS. Enjoy your vacation!!

    August 17, 2013
  4. barksNpurrs #

    Oh have a wonderful vacation…..it looks like your 3 cats will be in super great hands…err-rrr paws, w/the fabulous Tuna in charge…..he is gorgeous!! So nice of you to allow his human to tag along….this way he doesn’t have to get a sitter for her…tee-hee !!! I just hope his human gets along w/cats & behaves…. 😉
    ENJOY!

    August 17, 2013
  5. A dog’s work is never done, especially when it comes to cats! *sigh*

    Enjoy your vacation!

    August 17, 2013
  6. Becca #

    Tuna is awesome! That is all. 🙂

    August 20, 2013
  7. Tuna is such a cutie! Is he available for other cat-siting jobs?

    February 3, 2014

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