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Wednesday, April 7, 2010

4.3 Earthquake!

Shook the house this afternoon. 

Interrupted our nap. 
Betty thought she farted herself awake again.

Oh my goodness. Did I just fart or was there an earthquake?
Gunther ignored Mom's protests to stay away from the windows, but apparently he thought someone walking by might need a sip of water.
Our earthquake today was on the same fault line as the big one that just happened down in Mexico.
It was probably an aftershock. It wasn't that big, or it didn't feel that strong by the time it made it to us. The important thing is that despite the scary jolt, no food bowls were broken....

Stella, Gunther and Betty


Debbie said...

Wow - hope you are all ok!! Can relate to the farting thing - Pugs can break the sound barrier for sure!!

Hank said...

Oh, Gunther.....always thinking of others! :)

We're glad everyone (and their food bowls) is okay!

Hugs -

Sarah, Hank and Molly

Lola said...

I'm so glad you're all OK. Enough with these earthquakes, already. GRRRRRR.

wags, Lola

PugMoon - with, Bandit, Paisley, & Smokey pugs and their Mom Paula - PAPugMom said...

I am so glad you are safe and the food bowls spared from disaster.

Mary at Marby Bulldogs said...

Stay safe! In Minnesota, it's tornados I worry about. LOVE the pictures...too cute!

Yoda & Brutus said...

Glad you are all ok. Those earthquakes sound scary!

Pugs & Kisses,

Yoda & Brutus

Frankie Furter said...

I am very much glad that is was only an earthquake and NOT a Killer Fart.

The 'splorin' Wolfies said...

wow! scary. that is funny that you thought you farted yourself awake--hahahaha!!!!

Pearl said...

How scary, guys! You seem to have your priorities straight though- always protect the food bowls first!!! What if that earthquake had shaken so hard that your kibble spilled everywhere? You would have had to eat it all up!

Seriously, I am glad you guys are ok. You have earthquakes, we are hidin' from tornadoes! What a mess!

Oh, and miss Stella, I am in LOVE with your one little white footie. I wish I had one! I am thinking about putting on one white sock so maybe I can be like you!?

Your faithful follower,

Goodboy Norman Featherstone said...

You're one funny girl Betty!! Sometimes my farts are like earthquakes too. I always make Woman take the blame though!

The 'splorin' Wolfies said...

oh--i hate to write this--that little calf didn't make it. he was so weak and frail. please don't be too sad...we did everything we could--sometimes it is never enough...

Stella, Gunther and Betty said...

Oh Wolfies. Thanks for letting us know about the calf. We're sorry to hear about that. :(

Tucker said...

oh scary - glad the foodable bowls are safe.

woof - tucker

Josie said...

So glad to hear you are all okay. They say there might be a series of aftershocks for a while, so keep an eye on those food bowls. Love the photo of Gunther with the water bottle. Keep safe and keep us posted. Much love, woof, Josie

The Two Country Poodles said...

OH MY DOG! Another earth shakie...Thats furry scary. Sure it wasn't a fart....Mollie has been known to rattle a window in her day!

Glad everyone is alright.

Wags and Licks,
Mollie Jo & Bobo

Stubby said...

Hi Stella, Gunther & Betty! I hate to be woken up when I'm napping. I need my beauty sleep just like you guys do.

I had to look away from the 'puter when I saw Gunther with the plastic water bottle in his mouth. I know he knows better and was just trying to help out but those are a no-no. Next time, grab the hose Gunther!

Stubby xoxo

Pee-s: Mom told me she saw a Frenchie Mother's Day card at the store the other day.

Those Elgin Pugs said...

I hope Stella got her groove back after that!!! Love her little white tootsies!

Josie, Izzy, and Anakin

BRUTUS said...

Oh, thank goodness!! Hey, are you so sure that a fart of Betty's didn't create a little tremor that started the whole thing? Maybe you should et some sort of hazard pay for living with her! BOL! Gald to hear you are all OK, bummer about your naps being interrupted, though!!

Brutus the Frenchie

the booker man said...

first, i'm glad ya'll are okay! second, i'm really glad it wasn't betty farting! egads!
the booker man

Pink Thumb said...

Wow, we're glad that it was just an earthquake and no bowls were broken.

Basil and Anita

mayziegal said...

I'm glads you're okay! I hates to say it but I'm with Brutus. Are you suuuure it wasn't a Betty fart? I wonder what would happens if all the Frenchies all tooted at the same time? The earth might get knocked clean outta orbit!

Wiggles & Wags,

Benny and Lily said...

Are you guys jealous just because we had an earthquake? Glad to see Gunther has the emergency water supply
BOL....Benny & Lily

Tweedles -- that's me said...

I hate to be woken up from my wonderful adventerous dreams -
by farts,,,,, so I imagine you feel the same way.
But ,,,, RUN to the food dishes and protect them,
Protect them from Earthquakes and tornados and the fart monsters!
We are glad your ok. We have a fault line under my house- now that is a scary thought too,

Heather and Walter said...

Man, I'm glad you're all okay and that you trained your dogs to fetch clean drinking water in the event of an emergency. Prudent as well as hella cute!

The Rocky Creek Scotties said...

We're glad you and your food bowls are safe.

Lilly, Piper, Carrleigh and Ruairi

Bunta + Yumi said...

We are glad you all are okay!
We have lots of earthquakes here in Japan, too, so we know how scary it is...

By the way I fart all the time!


Melissa and Emmitt said...

oh my gosh!
what an exciting day!
all of you did such a wonderful job keeping calm through the quake!
i think it should have been more considerate of your nap times for sure!
m & e

Twinkietinydog said...

As long as the food bowls were intact... All is well. Phew. At least you guys woke up. There's dignity to that.

Diane said...

Lots of shakin going on lately. So glad I haven't felt ANY of it! Glad you're all okay there. Hugs, Diane

Mango said...

You don't suppose that her farting actually caused the earth to move? It IS possible.