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Eileen Baird'sBears
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The Old Poodle

A wealthy old lady decides to go on a photo safari in Africa, taking her faithful aged poodle named Cuddles, along for the company. One day the poodle starts chasing butterflies and before long, Cuddles discovers that she's lost.

Wandering about, she notices a leopard heading rapidly in her  direction with the intention of having lunch.

The old poodle thinks, "Oh, oh! I'm in deep doo-doo now!"

Noticing some bones on the ground close by, she immediately settles down to chew on the bones with her back to the approaching cat.

Just as the leopard is about to leap, the old poodle exclaims loudly, "Boy, that was one delicious leopard! I wonder if there are any more around here?"

Hearing this, the young leopard halts his attack in  mid-strike, a look of terror comes over him and he slinks away into the trees.

"Whew!", says the leopard, "That was close! That old poodle nearly had me!"

Meanwhile, a monkey who had been watching the whole scene from a nearby tree, figures he can put this knowledge to good use and trade it for protection from the leopard.

So off he goes, but the old poodle sees him heading after the leopard with great speed, and figures that something must be up.

The monkey soon catches up with the leopard, spills the beans and strikes a deal for himself with the leopard.

The young leopard is furious at being made a fool of and says, "Here, monkey, hop on my back and see what's going to happen to that conniving canine!"

Now, the old poodle sees the leopard coming with the monkey on his back and thinks,
"What am I going to do now?", but instead of running, she sits down with her back to her attackers, pretending she hasn't seen them yet, and just when they get close enough to hear, the old poodle says:

"Where's that damn monkey? I sent him off an hour ago to bring me another leopard!"

Courtesy of my Brother-in-Law, Fred :D

Chico, California
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Shelli Retired Help Advisor, Banner Sponsor

Love it!!!  bear_grin:lol::lol: Thanks for sharing.

Delartful Bears Delartful Bears
Posts: 3,518

Hahhaha, that's so funny!  Thanks Eileen!!  Clever little poodle.  Funny thing is, poodles never look *that* smart LOL  bear_grin

SueAnn Past Time Bears
Double Oak, Texas
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SueAnn Help Advisor, Banner Sponsor

GREAT story, Eileen!!  bear_grin bear_grin bear_grin

Wisdom Bears Wisdom Bears
Ayrshire, Scotland.
Posts: 951

Hi Eileen, Love it, Love it. I needed that laugh. Tell Fred ,I enjoyed his joke,maybe he has some more??. Hugs Rita xx

Eileen Baird'sBears
Posts: 3,873

Glad you liked it, girls! bear_laugh

Fred's got a lot of them. He turned 60 last November, and suffered horribly. I'm the big sister, so he sends me any comfort he can!  I'll check through my stash and see what else I can find.


Dilu Posts: 8,574

Thank you Eileen.....good thoughts to ponder.


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