Meeting Eva!

This morning I got quite excited when Mom put my bed in the back of the car with my lead, and said we were going out for the day.

Now I don’t usually like going in the car, but just recently, going out had been fun, so I didn’t mind too much when she lifted me in. I stood up as I always do, but It was a long way, so after a while I lay down on my bed and went to sleep.

I woke up as the car finally stopped, and Mom let me out of the back. We were in a big park. I saw Maggs with Oscar, and I wagged my tail, and then I saw the hounds! There were lots of them, some I had met before, and some I hadn’t, but there, with them was Eva, my cousin, who I talk to all the time on Twitter but had never actually met!

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Black Hound Gang

We were a bit shy at first, but once we had set out on our walk, we got to know each other a little better.

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Eva and Bella Circle

Like all of the other hounds, I was on my lead, but Eva ran free! I was very impressed by this because I was never allowed off my lead when we were out. She didn’t stray far although she jumped in every puddle she could find and I watched her with envy.

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As we were walking, we met three pretty little whippets, which reminded us of a family we know. Eva went to greet them but they barked at her! How rude, I thought. Their Mom said it was because they were on the lead and Eva wasn’t!

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Further along we met a Great Dane, who seemed quite friendly but I didn’t go too close because he was very big!

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Then, when we were walking amongst some trees, I realised that Mom wasn’t next to me, she was a few feet behind. She had taken off my lead and I hadn’t even noticed! I walked ahead and then with Eva, and I ran to the front to be with the boys, but I kept looking back at Mom to make sure she was looking!

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After the walk we all stopped by the cafe and had sausages and cake and got to know each other a little better! The sausages were very popular!

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Idgie showed us how to sit! I can’t do that, I’m not sure why.

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While we were relaxing in the sunshine we met a really cute little whippet puppy who was a bit nervous at first, Eva and I soon put him at his ease!

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We also saw a greyhound called Willow, who was very pretty. She was not on Twitter so we had stern words with her Dad!

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Willow

All in all it was a lovely day out. We all had a good time and plenty of sausages. Eva even brought me a bone to eat when I got home! Another great greyhound tweetup to remember.

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4 thoughts on “Meeting Eva!

  1. What a nice day Bells. You are so lucky. I love how you sort of mention us in the story teehee. I noticed & I loved it. Great pictures. Indeed willows dad needed a good talkin to hahaha. So happy you had a great time.

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  2. Wow, what a beautiful day. You & Eva look so comfortable together. Two beauties off leash leading the way!
    Love you. xo

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  3. I wish we had more Greyhounds to go out and do walks with, but we do have a couple of great meet ups coming up here soon. I’m very excited because I love to socialize! It looks like you had a fantastic time!
    Bunny

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