I am having more problems with blogger today
If we didn't have our blogs for nothing I would scream the place down
Here goes again
|Needy and Just a little sad.....Meg the Welsh Terrier|
Some people, when they get older, become more concrete in their thinking and in their behaviours....its a common phenomenon.
Rigidity in routine can become an almost essential part of everyday life, and demanding behaviour can be a little hard work at time, especially if you are dealing with the older person 24/7
Our older welsh terrier ,Meg is such a character.
Over the years, her attachment with me has developed to something bordering on obsession.....where I go , she goes. when I sit, she sits with me, when I go to the toilet, she will stand by the door anxiously turning in slow circles waiting for the flush to go, Her neuroses are clear and at times all rather sad especially as she has become less tolerant of any dog that will dare to look at her out of the corner of their eyes
She is an old bitch,in all aspects of the word.
I think rheumatism has given her an occasional and awkward limp and when she growls she only shows half a mouthful of baby sized teeth ( my first bulldog Constance knocked several of the others out in a fit of " you're getting on my tits" with all of this negative, needy behaviour) but there is always something rather heartbreaking about her anxious brown eyes and her constant need for reassurance.
Yesterday she got herself into an altercation with a village dog. They were both on leads, and the fracas was unavoidable, but it did cost me a bunch of Marks and Spencer flowers, in way of an apology.
She is an old gal with a brittle psychi
Mental fragility Is not just a prerogative of us humans