The plan was for all 3 of us to go outside while Mom brought Pokey into the house. We were supposed to be really surprised when we came back in to see Pokey standing in our kitchen. Mom had the video camera ready and Dad had the still camera ready, but there was no big commotion like they thought there would be! Sorry, Mom, but you've pulled this trick on us before and we are on to you!
As usual, Penny ran right through the house to hide in her bed because she saw the cameras before she was even in the door. Patches and I were interested in Pokey, but we didn't act like barking fools like we did the last time they surprised us with a new toy.
Ever since Pokey arrived, I have been trying to take him into the living room, but he's a little too big and heavy for me to carry. I had him off the floor, but ran into a problem when Patches' crate was in the way. No one would help me, either! Mom and Dad just watched me trying to get him out of the kitchen and they were actually laughing at me. They said they could see my wheels turning. What? I'm not a wheelie! I guess they must have meant that they could see my brain working overtime.
Dad thought they might get a better reaction, from us, if the Funky Chicken was involved. He hid the chicken between the front legs of Pokey and turned him on. That nearly sent Patches into orbit! She hates that chicken! She started barking and attacking Pokey!
Here are some videos of us when we first met our new buddy, Pokey. Sorry they are kind of dark. We're having some storms again, today, so Penny will be wearing her storm shirt any time now! Mom finally took Pokey into the living room, for me, so I am off to hump him because he really needs to knows who's boss around here!
Poppy, Penny (the thunder chicken) and Patches (the funky chicken hater)