Thursday, February 21, 2008

Quick, Run and Hide! It's BATH Time!

I was having such a wonderful moment! One of my humans had just come home from shopping all day, and I was so happy and excited! Nothing could be better than having one of my loved ones come home again!

I bounced with joy,
And found my toy,

And ran around all barky!

'Twas a wonderful day,
Until Lizzy did say,
"Come for a bath now, Sparky!"

Like my poem? I wrote it myself! Hee hee.

Anyway, that last line, it totally ruined everything. I was having a wonderful moment, when all of a sudden my human Lizzy called me for a bath. I stopped everything I was doing, dropped my toy, and hid. Unfortunately, I can never hide good enough.

Lizzy found me hiding in the cupboard with the towels.

I got plunked into the tub, and Lizzy started the water running. It's time... my doom has come...
I am now, what you might call, a very soggy doggy.

Do you know what's even worse than having a bath?...

...Having a cat watch you have a bath.
Rascal decided to come watch me in my pathetic moment. She thought I looked hilarious. She wouldn't stop teasing me. I felt so embarrassed, I could have just melted down the drain.
Am I done my bath yet?

Please, can I get out now?
Finally! Lizzy wrapped me up in a warm towel to help dry me off. I would've much preferred running up and down the carpeted hallway with my head smushed into the floor. That's the best way for a dog to dry off.

Notice how my eyes are glowing a deep red?... That's 'cause I'm no longer embarrassed about having Rascal laugh at me, but now I'm angry. I'm thinking up an evil plan... I should catch her and eat her up for dinner.


Lorenza said...

Hi, Sparky!
I loved your post! Too bad you were not so happy with the bath!
Kisses and hugs

Ben_Benjamin said...

hahaha poor Sparky, I know how u feel. I hate bath time too. You look cute in that soggy doggy did you have your cat din din yet??

Girl Girl Hamster said...

That's a pawsome poem there Sparky. I'm so sorry you got catch for that bath and got watch by the cat.

~ Girl girl

Simba said...

I knew cats were evil. I have to have a bath to day. Humans just like to torture us.

Simba x

Anonymous said...

That was a great poem Sparky - I can't believe you hid in the towel cupboard - sorry mate but that's too funny!!


parlance said...

Sparky, you poor thing! How cruel we humans are to you dogs...
Penny, also, loves to rush up and down the corridor "smushing" her ears into the floor. (Love that new word!)

Snowball said...

Eww...www... is Rascal in your tummy yet? How does he taste like?


Pacco de Mongrel said...

i hate bath too....if i spot my owner took the shampoo, i will hide in my cage...

Maya and Kena said...

Hey Sparky!!
This is really familiar to us... and we know the feeling!! Poor you... getting a bath and having Rascal watch you have a bath? You need some treats...
Wags and licks,
Maya and Kena
PS. Love the poem!! :D

PKPWV said...


I hate baths too! They are horrible! And I would be angry too if my cats watched me in the bath! That rascal-the nerve!!!


Snowy & Crystal said...

AWW poor you lil Sparky :( We don't like bath time too

but hey, its nice to be clean and fluffy again ;)

Malts' paws,


Noah the Airedale said...

Hi Sparky
You look kind of miserable in the bath. Guess it doesn't help having a cat laughing at you.
Nice to meet you by the way.

Hugs and tail wags
Noah Willow Tess & Lucy

serendipity said...

That's a great poem! Hope you find a better spot to hide next time.

Maggie said...

wow! i love water nowadays!
and yea..i just had my bath also..well its good to have the water sprayed all over our bodies riteeeeeee ^^

Amici said...

We're sorry you hate the bath but you sure do look cute during the whole process. The way Lizzy tells the story, your poem, and the pics makes for a great post. We're going to nominate you for post of the month at the DWB! (I know this is a Feb post but we'll have to nominate you for March.)

Great post! It made my human laugh outloud. :)

Amber-Mae said...

You poor thing! Just look at you pathetic thing...I hate baths too. They're too torturous! I hope you kitty didn't start teasing you.

Love licks,
Solid Gold Dancer

Peanut said...

Sparky sorry about the bath dude. We like the angry evil red eyes.

Lacy said...

woofies Sparky, heehee luved dose red eyes...u gots to memember, next time hide behind the not likies baffs trys to wun but dey catch me...

b safe,

Asta said...

Hi Sparky
I wish you could have come wun awound with me in the snow instead of that dweaded bath..I've managed to avoid it fow a while..I hate iT..I look like a dwowned wat when I have a bath..I'm sowwy fow youw did look awfully cute in that towel though..hope evewythin is bettew now! Oh and I almost fowgot..I love youw poem!!
smoochie kisses


Oh poor Sparky!

a C-A-T watching too!

This is terrible. Hope at least you got some good treats after or maybe you got to chase that C-A-T around for a bit (or do I mean for a bite?) ha hahaha

Woofs Casper, Buddy and Nikki

PerfectTosca said...

Whoa Sparko! I feel for ya. You look downright miserable after that bath, and having a cat snort at you is no fun either. I ought to know.

That's a Perfect Poem you made there!

Thor said...

I don´t like baths! I am hidden in low of the bed but my humans find me soon! So bad the cat to watch your bath!



Hi Sparky, Thanks for the tip! We will try the run and hide thing when next our mum tries to bath us! You look so cute all wrapped up in your warm towel. Great poem!
Jazz and Dixie

The Thuglets said...

Sparky poor you a bath. But fabo photos you look just brillo in that towel!

What a poet you is...that was some poem..we look forward to more!

Big Nose Pokes
The Thuglets

Luna "The Scruffy Yacht Dog" said...

Oh Sparky,

I do hate baths. And yes I agree putting my face on the rug and engaging my back legs for propulsion is the best way to dry off. Mom doesn't think so, but pay backs are a female dog. Hehehe.


Gus and Louie said...

I don't like bath time either. Mom usually waits until a warm day and hoses me down. Louie on the other hand has been having accidents in his condo so he gets a bath quite often. Get this he got a bath on Friday and he actually jumped in the tub for mom while she was running the water. What a suck us. He does the zooming around the house stuff and shaking all over when he is done. Mom thinks the put speed in that soap she uses..

Big Sloppy Kisses
Gus and Louie

Ruby Bleu said...

Oh Sparky...I totally feel for you. I HATE bath time almost as much as I hate clothes!!!

Darn cat too!!

Lots of Licks, Ruby

Simba said...

BOL! Sparky...I feeeeel your pain dude. I did enjoy your poem! You're quite talented! That darn cat...they just love it when our defenses are down!


Roxie, Sammy and Andy said...

WE hate, hate, hate baths! Mom always has to catch Roxie first and bathe her because she will run away. We boys just give in the indignity and wait for it to end.

How was the cat?

Roxie, Sammy & Andy

Ginger said...

Hi Sparky!

Bath?! *shudders* I don't like 'em at all! But I have to admit, the only good thing about baths is the treat I get afterwards. Do you get a treat after your bath?

Nubbin wags

4xBs said...

hi Sparky, oh you look like such a sad dog when you were in your bathtub, all soggy and wet. you are a good boy to sit in your towell. when we get baths, we let mom towell us off real fast and then we run all over the house and rub on everything. that part is fun, but being wet and clean is a woofin' bummer.


Amber said...

Hey Sparky! I hide when is bath time too. but they can easily find me! You are a good hider! Rascal should be bath too!

Amber :p

BrandytheGreat said...


Super Boy & Baby-Licious said...

The cat sure is mean to give you 'that' look. This post make us laugh.

Boy n Baby

Gus and Louie said...

Your always welcome to come to the lake with you. But your Mom will probably decide it is bath time again when you get back. Sorry to say we are quite smelly when we return...

Big Sloppy Kisses
Gus and Louie

Deefor said...

I agree. Baths are awful. That looked like a pretty good hiding place too. But brushing is even worse. A little dirt never hurt any dog.


T-man said...

Oh Sparky, that was a good try hiding in that closet. Maybe you'll find a better place next time. I hate baths too, but at least I don't have an evil cat watching me..brrr....

You still look cute when you're soggy, don't worry :)


Bella said...

what a great poem and great story with pictures - I thikn the best way to dry off is too smush along the hallway too !!

Butchy & Snickers said...

Awwwwwh, poor Sparky, did you really climb up onto that shelf to avoid your bath??? hehehehehe! We luv your little poem, very clever indeed. Your tongue sure got long when you were thinking of eating Rascal, snicker, snicker, snicker. Hope you got dry & all warmed up. We got tons of snow again today! Do you want some of it??
Luv & Wirey Hugs!
Butchy & Snickers

Square Face said...

Hi Sparky,
We know how you feel about a the "B" word. Grrrrr.... but one sure does feel nice after one.

Squareface, Pickles & Muis

Ferndoggle said...

Oooooo, bath time is SO stupid!! You do look pretty warm & snuggly wrapped up in your big towel.


Murphey said...

I prefer to rub my wet body and head all over the couch. But hte lady prefers to stupid towel, hmph.


Drunkbunny said...

Ha! Sparky on a shelf! Priceless!

Comet and BLU said...

We feel your pain, Sparky. We hate baths too! I can't believe you had to get teased by the cat on top of it. We hope you planned something good and naughty to do back to the cat!
Comet and BLU

MaxDex said... look so cute there sparky!

The Brat Pack said...

I feel your pain but you look so cute and cuddly wrapped in that towel!


Lenny said...

I am so impressed with your hiding place. Stupid cat! That was not very nice!

Your friend, Lenny

Crikit, Sparky & Ginger said...

pawsome poem Sparky! and you look so adorable thru your ordeal of a bath, soggy Sparky looks so unhappy but how dare your cat watch! Hey your eyes look scary scary red. we agree go eat cats dinner

Love Licks

Shmoo said...

Gosh, the horror. I hope you've recovered from that traumatic experience and have gotten your fluffy back. The cat watching was the worst part I bet... humans have no shame.


Hero said...

Hey, Sparky! Me and my mom laughed at your post, but I can't get why you wouldn't love to get a bath. I love them!!! Water is the greatest thing in the world next to birds and cheese!!

Little Miss Jada Kiss said...

Hi Sparky!

I think you hate baths more than me =) You do look super cute in the tubby but I'm sure you are much happier when bathtime is over!

Luvs ya!