Monday, June 20, 2011

Magical Monday

At least it is magical for us, we are HOME!!! Finally!!! And we are all very happy and very tired!!!

And where are we? Yep, we are in the no-sibe zone, the barricade is down. The roofers haven't started yet, maybe tomorrow. The weather has not been very cooperative. But once they start, we will have very limited access to our yard - too much flying debris and nails and staples for it to be safe for us outside.

We spent today in the spa and got all that dead winter fur washed and blown away. We feel so soft and clean now.

Ciara and Thunder did very well at their home away from home. They got lots and lots of attention and hugs and treats and extra playtime. But poor Phantom, he did not fare so well. He ate just about nothing from Tuesday night until Saturday afternoon. The vet helpers tried everything, even going to the deli for some turkey and Sonic for a burger. Finally Mom had one of our human sisters cook some pasta with some parmesan cheese sprinkled on it and bring it to the vet's place. He finally ate a bit of that. Then Sunday they got him to eat a bit of his kibble by handfeeding him. Today he didn't eat again. Why? Well, first of all, he probably was unhappy about being away from home. But the biggest problem was the weather. Every single day or night that we were there, we had very loud thunderstorms with strong winds and hail. Mom is sure he was very upset by that. The weather is still a problem and we will likely be under a tornado watch soon. But at least he is home and will hopefully feel better. He ate a little meat for Mom tonight and is now hunkered down in his bunker crate. Paws crossed the weather and Phantom get better.

We are way behind with the blogs and will do our best to catch up. We may just have to limit our time to reading without comments. Hope you all understand.

Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara


rottrover said...

Oh you all look so pretty and clean. Mom was going to bathe us today, but her day got away from her... Has Phantom tried Sea Jerky? It's really just chicken jerky but it's got lots of good stuff in it like glucocimine. It's what they gave me during my acupuncture to 'distract' me. We'd be happy to pick some up for Phantom next time I go to the special vet -- probably next Monday. We all LOVE it...


Frankie Furter said...

OH Bless his poor sweet heart. I feel so badly for Phantom. I think your two legger sister is a true treasure fur fixin him pasta and Parm..
I will cross my paws that the bad weather stays away and that he gets all settled back in.
PeeS... Phantom and Thunder.. do NOT let Ciara see my blog tomorrow.. it is DIS GUS TING!!
BUTT your entries fur the Bug House were certainly not!! Everybuddy LOVED them!!!!

Shawnee the Shepherd said...

While you is sitting in the No Sibe Zone, I think you should roll around in that red stuff to get the shampoo smells off of you. But if'n you say I told you to do that I will deny it.

Khyra And Sometimes Her Mom said...

I know the smile on The Momster's face is as big as the ones on all three of woo!

What is it Dorothy used to tell Toto?

PeeEssWoo: I'll race woo to THAT button!!!

Kari in WeHo said...

Welcome Home!


Sue said...

The weather has been awful. After we fell asleep the other night, Bailey started barking and when Mom woke up she heard the tornado sirens. We all went into the basement and turned on the tv and watched the storms for a couple hours till it was safe to go back to bed. Poor Mom hasn't had a good night's sleep in days. She's grumpy!
Morgan, Tsar and the Porties

ps - Tsar refused to eat tonight, so maybe another storm?

Benny and Lily said...

Poor baby, were you waiting for the pasta with cheese? BOL Welcome home!
Benny & Lily

Sychoberians said...

Darn it Phantom, we command you to eat.

Remy and Flash

Amber DaWeenie said...

Phantom, you has us all very worried bout you. Pleeeeeze eat! Sissy April was sick too (again) last week, but has finally snapped out of it again and eating everything in sight.

Glad you are back home again! There's no place like home!

Mango said...

Oh Phantom! That must have been so hard on you, but you are back at the estate and safe and sound. You all look splendid in your white floof.


BeadedTail said...

You all look beawootiful after your spa treatments! Phantom, we're sure sorry you had such a bad time because of the storms. We hope you feel better now that you are home and please eat something! We worry about you! We're crossing paws for you handsome boy!

sagechronicles said...

Ohhhh, poor Phantom. I'm sure your Mom is finding all kinds of good stuff for you to eat now that you're home. I just hope all that banging and hammering won't be too scary. Our Maggie was VERY sensitive to stuff like thunder storms, so I know how scary it can be.

Live it up in the no-sibe zone. You won't get too many chances!!

♥I am Holly♥ said...

Welcome home!!! All of you look gorgeous!! Phantom, we will have our paws crossed and prayers said for you to start eating good! Lots of love, Debbie & Holly

Au and Target said...

Poor Phantom! We're purring for you, darling. But that first pic of you all smiling has us hoping that nwo you're home, you'll be OK.

Maggie Mae said...

Welcome home my furiends!

Woofs and Licks,
Maggie Mae

jen said...

Glad to hear that everyone is back home!
Sorry to read that Phantom did not fair well, poor guy.
Hope you all stay safe with the bad weather approaching

ra husky said...

Oh dear Phantom~Isis sends her softest comforting wooos, she has the same problem with not eating when away from home- and she totally understands those nasty boomies:( hope you feel better huskerboo!

And thank you all so much for your well wishes for RA he is doing much better today:) take care mates!

RA & Isis

Holly and Khady said...

Poor Phantom! I sure understand what he is going through. Samuel is very afraid of the thunder and bad weather and doesn't like to eat either. And, we have had a lot of storms lately!

We sure hope the weather calms down and Phantom can get his appetite back.


Myndi said...

I'm glad Ciara and Thunder enjoyed their vacation at least =]

Hopefully you can get Phantom to eat something soon. Luckily (maybe?) Snickers is a bit of a pig and never turns down anything he can eat...Have you tried canned green tripe? To people, it smells and looks nasty - but I've never seen a dog turn it down. It might just do the trick =]

Lorenza said...

Glad you are back at home!
And sure I hope Phantom will feel better now.
Paws crossed!
Take care
Kisses and hugs

scotsmad said...

We hope Phantom feels better soon and the storms stop. Poor Fellow.

you all look beautiful. Are you going to get red paws again, now that the barricade is down?

XXXOOO Daisy, Kendra & Bella

Stella said...

I am agreeing with everybody that your Spa picture is really super gorgeous! Wow, you are so beautiful, you three!

I hope Phantom starts eating again and doesn't let the pounding scare him. I love the Sister who made him pasta and cheese!


Sapphire said...

all the smiling faces :)
feel better soon Phantom.

sprinkles said...

You all look so nice and clean! I was just looking at the chi's the other day and thinking they could really use a bath. I have a long list of stuff I need to do, I'll have to add that to it.

I'm so sorry Phantom isn't eating. I know how worrisome that must be. Hopefully now that he's home, he'll be able to settle down again.

ForPetsSake said...

So glad to have you back even with limited backyard access...

Poor Phantom! I wish I could make him a hot dog, peanut butter, cream cheese, roast beef and egg stew that he'd gobble up and get fat! Many good thoughts for a better appetite. Have you tried the Thunder Shirt on him? We've had some success from our clients who've bought them.

The kiddos look lovely! Nyxie had a good bath and both girls were brushed out this weekend (again). I will email you soon!

Tweedles -- that's me said...

Welcome home,,,
Of course we understand,,,
we are just happy to hear from you.
We hope Phantom gets to feeling safe,, and better very soon!

Huskee and Hershey said...

The 3 of you look so floofy and soft!! Sorry to hear that poor Phantom's been bothered by the bad weather.. hope the weather gets better soon and he regains his appetite.

houndstooth said...

You all look lovely! That spa treatment was great for you!

Maybe Phantom needs to try a Thundershirt. Dad put Lilac's on early this morning because she was unhappy about the weather and it worked like magic! We were all very impressed by how much it helped her.


Siku Marie, White Dog said...

We are glad you are home and hope that the weather gets a little nicer or at least less threatening. Poor Phantom! Quinn totally understand getting upset about being away from home and changing the routine so much...and I know about the thunderstorm fear. White Dog positive energy that you will have calm blue skies and not too much roofing disruption. Sibes in The No Sibe Zone make it a Sibe Zone, right? Momma said this is like a logic question in math.

Wild Dingo said...

OMG. PHANTOM! If you don't eat this very minute, I'm gonna come over there myself and feed you some Swiss ROSTI... OMG, i'd bet you'd like that! fried potatoes, eggs and some sort of greesy sausage. yuck. but just like a doggie likes it.

please eat... please! and the thunder storms? phoey on them. they're just all bark and no bite.

24 Paws of Love said...

Don't you all look so fluffy and pretty?? I would love to fun my fingers through all that soft fluffy fur! Sorry Phantom took the time from home so hard, we have our paws crossed that he is feeling better real soon.

Maggie and Mitch said...

We're so glad you're home, guys and we love seeing your happy smiling faces. Feel better soon, Phantom!

Love ya lots
Maggie and Mitch

Mack said...

You were very brave and now you are all safe at home! What a sweet sissy you have for fixing you some pasta!

KB said...

I'm glad that you had fun away from home but I hope that Phantom starts feeling better soon. Those darn storms - what terrible timing. Being home with you will hopefully calm your boy down.

BTW, we are heading out of town for a while but can't announce it ahead of time on my blog. So, please don't worry when my site goes silent.

Clive said...

We're very glad that you are all home again and hopefully Phantom will start feeling much better soon! Very worrying for your Mom and the weather reports don't sound promising either.

We'll keep our paws crossed for you.

take care
Clive and Murray

Mrs. JP said...

Hopefully being home will get Phantom's appetite back. Poor guy. We're glad that you are home and are praying that you stay safe from the storms.

Casper Bear said...

Welcome home my furriends!
Lotsa Licks
Casper Bear

Thor said...

We're glad to hear you're home. Feel better soon, Phantom!

Thor and Jack

Tom, Tama-Chan, Sei-Chan, Bibi-Chan, Vidock said...

Poor Phantom! We feel for hime but just look at his smile, all of your smiles! We're so glad you;re all home!


Ludo van Doggy said...

Glad to have you back home! You all look very nice with your groomings and I bet the Momster is gonna be happy when she can get the no-sibe zone reinstalled.
I hope the weather gets better, keep eating Phantom!
~lickies, Ludo

SissySees said...

Paws crossed for Phantom. We think lots of time in the no-Sib zone will perk him right up. They all seem so happy there...

Kitty+Coco said...

Gosh, poor Phantom. I feel for him over the weather and being in a strange place. I've been known to be a super picky eater myself. I bet he had the vet peoples about to freak out. Ha.


Steve, Kat, & Wilbur said...

Oh no, poor Phantom. We hope he starts to feel better soon now that he is home.

Also, there should be no such thing as a no-Sibe zone, although I guess we have one room that is a no Sibe zone because it is Wilbur's room.


Charlie said...

Poor Phantom! At least he's home now with the greater pack!!
- Charlie

Anonymous said...

I is so happy that everypup is HOME! I sure hope that Phantom starts feeling better.

Mom says that we hope that the tornados just pass your whole state by with out a look back!

woos, Tessa

Lucille, the Great Dane from Italy said...

My dear Phantom,
you love to stay home... that is the only thing, isn't it?
I am like that.. when my humans leave me at my breeder's I eat the minimum possible... I am all bones when they are back...
I am afraid of tornados, stay all next to eachother, it will pass soon!
Good luck!!!
Ciao Lucille

Sagira said...

Aww...sweet Phantom. Have you tried the Thundervest for him? Maybe that would help? I am hearing a lot of good things about it.

Zona said...


So sorry to hear about the trouble with the storms. There was just a post on Bunny's blog about Morgan and her thundershirt. Does that help Phantom at all?


Huffle Mawson said...

You certainly look soft and clean! I hope Phantom feels better soon - I will keep my paws crossed for him.

T. Maxx said...

Welcome Home friends!! Hope Phantom will be better now that he's back in his domain!!



CreekHiker / HollysFolly said...

That Phantom is just so sensitive! You know, we swear by chicken liver brownies to get finicky dogs to eat. But, we've had one that was terrified of thunder too. That can really stress some of them out!

Hope all gets back to normal ASAP!

Doris Sturm said...

Look at you guys! You look so clean and fluffy, but poor Phantom! Not eating is very upsetting to both your tummy and your mommy. I know I'm a really finicky eater too and my mommy hand feeds me just about every day or else I can go without eating for three days and then I start to upchuck yellow foam and that's yuky! But I'm a little ole, spoiled rotten guy. Hope you'll be feeling better real soon and hope you won't have to go through a Tornado - that is scary!

Your friend, Gizzy and his mommy.

Hugs to you all ;-)

Life With Dogs said...

Thunder, you need to find that appetite and stop worrying your pack mother. :)

Let's hope the weather breaks for you soon - you don't need the complication.

The Thundering Herd said...

Welcome home (though we certainly have our paws crossed for Phantom to suddenly decide that a buffet of food would be a perfect idea).

♥Mona + Weenie + Mommy, too♥ said...

The 3 of you look so happy to be home. We are so sorry Phantom still isn't eating right. I'm still terrified of thunder and lightingfrom when I was a little girl dodging traffic in that Thunderstorm. I know exactly how he feels. It hasn't rained here in forever so we could use the rain but not the thunder and nasty lightning.

{{{huggies}}}....Mona & Weenie

FiveSibesMom said...

Welcome home!!! We are thinking of Phantom and sending him hungry vibes...hopefully, you won't get the bad weather. Husky hugs!

bichonpawz said...

We are so glad you are happy to be home! YAY!! Poor is not nice at all to be scared when you're away from your home. LadyBug gets scared with thunder lately...this is something rather new...she didn't used to be bothered by it. You all look so nice and shiny and I bet you feel all spiffy now! Hope you all have some fun today!! xoxo Chloe and LadyBug

tula said...

woo all look so floofy clean! but phantom i can send some of my cookies STAT! that should do the trick?!

pawsitive vibes ,

Ailsa and Angel Brodie said...

Ohh you poor thing. Home's the best place to be, I hate wind and storms and never eat away from home buts Phantom, that was such a long time to be silly.

Cyber-sibes said...

Geesh! We haven't been bloggin either cause of company, but at least WE didn't get shipped out! We bet woo pups are hot-diggity-dog happy to be back to your home sweet home!