I am Stella, Queen of the Olde English Bulldogges, and I am ticked off. Is that the correct term, Lady Human? Ticked off?
Me: If you mean that you are annoyed, angry, riled up, fuming…
Stella: That’s me!
Me: Is there a reason or…
Stella: Of course, there is a reason. There is always a reason. I am a reasonable bulldog.
Me: Do the words ‘reasonable’ and ‘bulldog’ go together?
Stella: YES! Why am I ticked off, you ask.
Me: I didn’t actually ask why? I just wondered if there were a reason or…
Stella: SILENCE, PEASANT!
Me: I beg your pardon!
Stella: Not yet! Why was Snoopey fed twice today? Why? Why? Why?
Me: Snoopey was not fed twice.
Stella: Yes, she was. She double dipped. That is not fair. It is not allowed.
Me: Snoopey was fed once. There was no double dipping, as you call it.
Stella: You took the huge plastic spoon…
Me: The scoop…
Stella: I said that. The huge plastic spoon and the food bucket around and we each got our food and then you went out and came back with more food and put it in Snoopey’s bowl.
Me: I ran out of food on the first go-round before Snoopey got fed. I had to get more out of the storage can. When I came back in, I put food in Snoopey’s bowl. Snoopey did not double dip. She got fed once.
Stella: It looked suspicious and unfair to me.
Me: You were napping during breakfast. I saw you peak a couple of times. You missed the part where I ran out of food.
Stella: NO DOUBLE DIPPING! NO DOUBLE DIPPING!
Me: Is this going to turn into another bulldog strike?
Stella: Not if you double dip me.
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