Friday, July 3, 2009

Rainy days and bears...

It has been raining for days here, Scampi is making me go psycho with his squeaky toys, so I have proceeded to unstuff them all.

Then I sleep, notice the fur. I am leaving for mom so she has something to keep her busy too.
I know how much she enjoys cleaning up furballs.
We went for a walk last night after it stopped raining and I saw a bear! Mom would not let me go after it though. She can be so mean. She made me do a sit stay until we could not see it any more. She was scared, but I was not. She said they can be very mean to dogs!
It was in our neighborhood next to the golf course, and it was still light out. We did not get any pictures with the flashy box because the paparazzi left the camera at home. This picture was taken in my Nana's back yard, she lives about a mile from us.
Here is a map of where black bears live and now are moving into my neighborhood,
the red dot is where I live. (below St. Johns/Ocala, You may have to biggify the map to see it.)


Khyra The Siberian Husky And Sometimes Her Mom said...

Just imagine the fun Skhampi khould have with that skhweeky!

I only get to see Oswalds, Dukhks, Khats, and Goosers on my walks!

PeeEssWoo: Leave home without the flashie beast????

Martha Basset said...

Oh how cool is that bear - we want one!
We now have rain too Kira - today there is thunder and lightning! (pity we dont have spell check!)
Bailey is sitting in the conservatory growling right back at the sky and Martha is hiding behind mum!

Hamish Westie said...

Wow! A bear - how very exciting. And now that I've studied the map I can see that further encounters are likely!
Take care...
Cheers, H.
PS Glad to see you're still positioning your self to make sure the wall doesn't fall over.

The OP Pack said...

Yep, keep that Mom busy. Mom says TD won't be leaving any for a while after Monday when he gets to go to the groomer. Bears??? Yikes, that is too scary.

Happy weekend, TD and Phantom

Anonymous said...

I'm with the OP Pack... YIKES! Don't think I'd like bears in my yard! You be careful!

Dennis the Vizsla said...

hello magic sleigh dogs its dennis the vizsla dog hay oh no the long awayted teddy ruxpin invayzhun has begun evrywun to the ruxpin shelters!!!! ok bye

Kayla said...

Mmmmmmm I would have helped you chase that bear might have been tasty :p

The Army of Four said...

I can help you with Scampi's toys, if you'd like. It wouldn't take me long at ALLLLLLL!

Princess Eva and Brice said...

Squeakies must be destuffed!!!

Maxx said...

Hi Kira! shot! I've never seen a bear before! Looks big and hungry..scary! Thanks for sharing the pics! Be careful!!


The Thundering Herd said...

We have lots of bears if you ever need an extra one.

Mango said...

We have cabin fever from the rain here too. That bear is super scary. You were right to listen to your mom and not chase it.


Steve, Kat, & Wilbur said...

Wow! I can't believe you have bears in Florida! That's crazy. Stay safe! And practice your defense skills on Scampi's stuffies.