Post by Jan and Shah on May 29, 2016 21:21:30 GMT -5
My little dog, Emma, gets up at 5.30am every morning for her breakfast as this is the time I feed her before going to work. She is in a routine so I still have to get up at that time on the weekend. Yesterday (being Sunday), thought I would have a little lay in bed before Shah and the cockatiels started screaming for their breakfast. When I got up I couldn't find Emma anywhere. I had to wait until my housemate got out of bed to ask if she had taken Emma into bed with her. No, she hadn't seen Emma at all. We checked all over the house and I was getting pretty upset by this stage. Then His Royal Highness started screaming for his breakfast so I went into my room and, you guessed it, Emma was asleep on the bed. Completely forgotten that after she had eaten breakfast, I took her back to bed with me. I am wondering if this is the start of senility
So she was on your bed when you got up and you didn't see her? Phew! I know how worrying it is when your beloved pet isn't where you expect him/her to be (or husband....LOL). How old is Emma? Don't worry, Jan, even if you're going senile you are still far more switched on than I am on a 'normal' day!
Post by Jan and Shah on May 30, 2016 4:37:17 GMT -5
I let her eat breakfast and then took her back to bed. I dozed off again and completely forgot she was there. She has just turned 9 years old and is starting to look her age plus she is definitely slowing down - don't know whether it is the cold weather or not.
I've been experiencing those "am I going senile?" moments a lot lately. Oddly, I've gotten a little better since Peppy died. I think I was so preoccupied with him for so long that I forgot a lot of other things. Maybe you just have a lot on your mind right now, with retirement looming and house remodeling, etc.
Quaker Peppy (RIP my sweet pea), CAG Allie, dogs Wanda and Bonnie, feral kitties Cleo and Antoinette, mice Charlotte and Emily, née Jake and Elwood
Easttex is probably right; most likely your brain is full of things you must do. It can easily creep up on you. Funnily enough, my brain has been very inefficient recently...I would like to leave the rat-race behind & retire. Hope your house will be ready for you when it's time to escape the Big Smoke.