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Things chewed/ruined/destroyed by the gaping maw of Daisy Cunningham

(Not counting numerous dog toys, which one expects to be destroyed by dogs.)

1)  New ottomans, small x2
2)  New ottoman, large
3)  Microwave heating pad
4)  Beth’s necklace (a Christmas gift she stole from under the tree)
5)  My “blankie.”  It survived nearly 40 years without Daisy.  It did not survive 5 minutes with Daisy.
6)  Old ottoman cube
7)  Shih Tzu bed #1
8)  Shih Tzu bed #2
9)  One jar of Carmex (twice)
10)  Favorite duvet cover from our bed
11)  Tube of lavender lotion
12)  Coffee table (this was prechewed by the puppies, but she finished the job)
13)  All the shrubs in the back yard.  Yes, all of them.
14)  2 tubes of toothpaste retrieved from the wastebasket and at least one grabbed off the counter
15)  Entertainment center
16)  Lazyboy recliner
17)  Merrell shoe
18)  Box insulating outdoor pipes.  Twice.
19)  Towel also insulating outdoor pipes
20)  3 separate outdoor furniture covers
21)  Decorative storage basket
22)  Athena’s winter jacket
23)  Book
24)  Application for dog license
25)  Throw pillows
26)  Plastic box that holds (theoretically) the dog toys
27)  Very expensive “Relax the Back” space chair
28)  New Year’s photo card from a friend
29)  Lady Aiyanna mini (Already painted, of course.)
30)  Dog bowl and mounting bracket
31)   Fatigue mat from kitchen
32)  Drain cover from shower
33)  Zabuton
34)  Stargate coaster
35)  My glasses
36)  Safeway reusable shopping bag
37)  3 separate dog beds of her own
38)  The bedspread we use now for her dog bed since she ruined the others
39)  The fleece blanket we gave her when she ruined the bedspread
40)  Coffee table
41)  Scott’s eyeglass case
42)  Portable water dish
43)  Not to mention the scratches on the new countertops when she was reaching for stuff
44)  Rocky and Athena’s ears
45)  Live lizard…which ended up not so live
46) Palo Verde beetles



I've been doing some form of creative writing since 9th grade, and have been a blogger since 2003. Like most bloggers, I've quit blogging multiple times. But the words always come back, asking to be written down, and they pester me if I don't. So here we are. Thanks for reading.

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