If you'd like to send us photos to include in next week's "pets on furniture" post, please ensure your photos follow our basic rules: First, the pet must be on a piece of furniture. And said piece of furniture must be clearly visible in the photo, so it takes center stage rather than your pet. (Think of it more of a photo of a great piece of furniture that you want to show off...and your pet happens to be sitting on it). And second, the photo must be of decent quality. If it's dark or fuzzy (from a camera phone) then it may not make the cut. Thanks! (Photos, your name, location and a brief description can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org and PLEASE don't send me closeups of your pet!)
I have attached a cracker of my VERY over weight cat Horangi (he is on a diet of VERy expensive low cal food but it is impossible to break through his terrible deeply ingrained laziness!) on the coffee table my flatmate whipped up and a large poster by Debbie Carlos.
- Julia (Wanaka, New Zealand)
I've attached a couple photos of my girls. The first is of Heidi. She's a humane society rescue who loves to stretch out on my antique table to watch the geese on the water and catch some rays. The second is Bailey, who is also a rescue. One of her favourite spots is my director's chair. Usually she's curled up in a ball sawing logs.
I bought this chair at a yard sale for $25! It is huge, the leather is soft and worn, and it sucks you right in. It has become the coveted seat in our living room, especially by my new kitten Mae who sleeps there most of the day.
- Hilary (Philadelphia PA)
This is Lucy. She is half beagle, half bull dog and has a talent for finding nice furniture to take naps on...nonchalantly, of course. The chair she is sitting/laying on was an antique find ($25) that I recently completely reupholstered and had restuffed with a bright, fuschia velvet complete with a high gloss black finish. Perfect for long nails...oy! In other words, she should not be up here.
This is Calvin our 6 year old domestic short hair. I was taking "before" pictures of 2 book shelves I am refinishing, and Calvin jumped right up there to pose. The second picture is Calvin exploring the innards of the dresser we picked up free on the side of the road.
- Mallory (Enid, Oklahoma)
This is Keeva my 6 month old female golden retriever. I call her Keeva the Decorating Diva because whenever I am moving things around my house she is right there beside me watching everything I do. Once she jumped up on a table and knocked over the object I had just put there - guess she thought it didn't look right!
- Ali (Bradford, Ontario)
this is our cat Panini .. she sleeps in the strangest places :-)
- Steve & Stephanie
These are actually my mom's babies, Shiner (mini dapple dachshund), Spike (dachshund-brother of Jasper), Jasper (dachshund-brother of Spike) and front and center, as usual, Sparkle (French Bulldog...and the ONLY girl mind you). Obviously, it's nap time on the couch!