OMG…I am glad I am not alone in this. Zaire has tried a couple of times to steal the toilet paper when I am in the bathroom, and ONLY when I am in the bathroom. I leave the bathroom door open all day and she has never tried to steal the roll while I am elsewhere in the house. So the first couple of times she tried I caught her and told her off for it. Well we all know how smart Bs are...for about 3 weeks I was sure I had talked her out of theiving the paper. Then about 2 weeks ago she figgured out how to pull one over on me.
Now it's a daily occurence...She waits paitently till I get into the shower, and if I forgot to close the bathroom door...in she comes quietly as can be...really I don't even hear her at all....untill I hear the roll being unrolled at super sonic speeds. Ususaly by the time I jump out of the shower and wrap a towel around myself she is already out the bathroom through the living room up the stairs and shredding the toilet paper all over my bed. (Ah what a princess)
Yeah- Kitchen cabinets- I was so excited when we bought this house and it had magnetic locks on the cabinets. I figured Jack wouldn't be able to get into them.
Boy was I wrong. I came into the kitchen this morning and he was standing INSIDE the cabinet with his head in the trash.
Our 1 year old steals toilet paper all teh time. She will pull a little off and then start running with it. Once the roll gets going it will spin fast enough that she can keep going. She has gotten 30 plus feet off a few times. Now we either keep the doors shut or the rolls up on the counter.
From the couch we can see the foyer area that the downstairs bath opens into. Sometimes if we forget we will see her streak by looking toward us knowing htat she is not supposed to do it, but of course loving that she got one over on us. Hopefully she will grow out of it as we would like to use the holders again, but she is pretty funy when she does it.
Many times when I'm working around the house on one of those mindless jobs, vaccuuming, dusting, laundry, etc… my mind wanders back to many of you here and the stories that you share.
About a week ago I was thinking about this thread and amused again by the OP and the whole tp stealing while you're sitting there helpless on the
'throne'. Needless to say, I shortly thereafter re-read the additional post and had a good laugh.
I have to admit, I was feeling slightly smug. All those B's stealing, unrolling, and shredding tp. My older 2 were past that age. Praise the puppy Gods:D
Fast forward to today. Long story short, the DH took the daughter back to college today and I stayed back to take care of the home front. (I felt like a male alpha peeing and marking my territory as I cleaned and reclaimed the bedrooms---plural on bedrooms as the daughter re-packed in her room then moved into the guest bedroom a week ago to sleep because everything was on her bed!!). Lo and behold today, under her bed I found 2 rolls of partially chewed Charmine!!! How they got them and when they got them is still a mystery.
I'm humbled and send sincere apologies for my "inpure thoughts".:D I promise to never again to be the smug ass#### that thinks my B's are the perfect, wonderful, well behaved senjis ever bred!! (However they ARE laying here on the sofa sleeping and appear to be complete angels)
One of Indi's nicknames is Badsenji….mostly because of his wicked sense of humor
He loves to pull one over on me and this being our first doggie ever (or our adult lives) we have a lot to learn. He has been a very diligent teacher. And I love him all the more for it.
Still staring at me through the corner of his eye, he put his front legs on the counter and slowly opened his mouth, and was going to grab the roll of paper.
This made me laugh because my female does the same thing - she'll jump up, put her paws on the desk beside me & sniff around. Then she'll start to crane her neck ever so slowly to grab something on the desk & I just watch because, surely she can't reach that!, but her neck just keeps stretching & stretching & then, ever so calmly & smoothly, she'll pluck the object in her sights & off she goes! She gets me every time! :p