“Speaking of Putin,” Spence says.

“Who didn’t show up here to arm-wrestle Obama,” says Admin. “Who also didn’t show up.”

Hey! Maybe Spence and Admin could arm-wrestle in their place! I sat up.

“Speaking of Putin,” Spence says, “he’s got a black lab named Koni.”

“Has Koni met Bo?” says Admin.

“I don’t know,” says Spence. “That’s not the point. The point is today is exactly the one-year anniversary of Koni doing something kind of interesting – in fact reminding me a bit of you-know-who.”

They both give me a quick sidelong glance, actually a little perp-like. Maybe they think I haven’t heard that you-know-who thing before.



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54 Responses to “Koni”

  1. dawson
    4:34 am on April 2nd, 2010


    I bet Koni had a tummy-ache after that tea party.

  2. B. Stover
    4:34 am on April 2nd, 2010

    Good for Koni, who is beautiful (but not as beautiful as you are Chet). I like your discription of Spence and Admin's sidelong glance as "perp-like."

  3. B. Stover
    4:39 am on April 2nd, 2010

    When did the title of the blog change? I just noticed it.

  4. Rose
    4:41 am on April 2nd, 2010

    Admin has been sneaking up on us…Nice graphics on the title change!

  5. Melanie
    4:42 am on April 2nd, 2010

    Koni's tea sounded wonderful. But what is a jellied dessert?

    Chet never really means to eat things, it just sort of happens, then he looks around in amazement.

    On the other hand, Koni "slinked into a room" to eat up the goodies. Sneaky and premeditated.

    Obviously Chet is the better dog.

    I won't mention the counter surfing done by the Pack here.

    The Pack and I just found out that the Beetles song "Martha My Dear" was written for Paul's English Sheepdog. Now the lyrics make more sense to me.

    I'm just not as savvy to music like Rio!


  6. Rio - The Evil Pug
    4:45 am on April 2nd, 2010

    Heh!…Koni is a great guy!… snort!… He even got past the bodyguards!…

    "Koni ate everything," said one of Putin's astounded bodyguards.

    Chet!… hey, the “Chet Tab” is different!… grunt!… I really like it!… wheeze!… this blog gets better and better!…honk!

  7. Rio - The Evil Pug
    5:04 am on April 2nd, 2010

    Greed!…. Wow!… I finally had time to click on the Greed Case tag…. Snort!…. and then I finally found the first post of the story!…. grunt!… but I have places to be this morning so I will have to read it this afternoon!….wheeze!

    Stover!… thank you so very much for pointing this out to me!…snort!snort!….I am very anxious to read the story!….sniff!… there is one thing I noticed as I was paging back to the beginning….grunt!… you guys didn’t post many comments each day back then….sigh..

  8. bluecat
    5:04 am on April 2nd, 2010

    Siberian Husky

    9:39 pm on April 1st, 2010

    We do drift in and out of Bizarro World, don’t we. Ever wonder what someone who had just read the books and in all innocence came to Chet’s blog and started reading our posts would think.

    In short: confused by who's who and what's what. But Mom thinks Chet and Bernie and Spence and the Other Guy are great and thinks ya'll bloggers are funny and creative and she reads it at the end of the blog day, looking for continuity, which usually eludes her…keep up the good work! BTW, Mom adores your nation but I let her live with me. I'm a rescue bluepoint Siamese.

  9. B. Stover
    6:12 am on April 2nd, 2010

    You are very welcome Rio. What date does the Greed story begin? You're right, we didn't post many comments. I just started reading PA's novel End of Story. It's very good so far.

  10. Wookie of Chevy Chas
    6:44 am on April 2nd, 2010

    Let's face it Rio, you are the real catalyst for what this blog has now become, the community that we have formed, and the amount of comments that get posted. You just keep us on our paws. Don't be shy about it, you are the true Commander in Chief here (although Chet remains the Chairman of the Board). Yours loyally and with great admiration, PFC Wookie

  11. Siberian Husky
    8:03 am on April 2nd, 2010

    Welcome Bluecat. Stick with us. It will start making as much sense to you as it does to us. We don't always understand everything that is going on.

  12. Melanie
    8:17 am on April 2nd, 2010

    Wait, this is supposed to make sense? Especially after yesterday?


    Waiting for enlightenment . . .

  13. Siberian Husky
    8:26 am on April 2nd, 2010

    Way to go Koni! I wish I had been there Koni would have shared. Labs are very nice, but they do like to eat. I should talk. I stole a whole roasted chicken recently, but I only got a quarter of it down before mom caught me. I can reach further up on the couner than mom thought. Now, she knows. bummer

    Isn't Putin rather a little shrimp of a guy? All of us big guys could win an arm-wrestling contest with him. Rio could win by sheer intimidation. That's a compliment, you little pug, you.

    Rio, while I'm having a soft moment here, I agree with everything Wookie said.

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  15. Melanie
    8:45 am on April 2nd, 2010


    You've become a counter surfer!

    You can join our Pack.

    Rio, deep down you're such a softy. Oh, wait maybe that's just your belly from sitting and laying around so much! (snicker)

    Anyhoo, Rio, you do make life interesting!

  16. Melanie
    8:53 am on April 2nd, 2010

    So the question is . . .

    Does B Stover actually have a web site?

  17. B. Stover
    9:15 am on April 2nd, 2010

    No, I don't. I filled in the "website" space by mistake when I first commented on this blog.

  18. Siberian Husky
    9:20 am on April 2nd, 2010

    Melanie, I've always been a counter surfer. The Newfs must be able to reach a lot further than I can. I envy them.

  19. Chet The Dog
    9:31 am on April 2nd, 2010
  20. Rio - The Evil Pug
    10:56 am on April 2nd, 2010

    Sniff!… You guys are the best!… snort!… But you’ve caught me at a very weak moment… sniff!… We’ve just gotten back from a very sad funeral and now I need to go comfort my friend ….wheeze!…An Uncle died – but during his funeral we found out that a cousin had died last night!…snort!… So I need to go let my friend pet and cuddle me and then I will give my unique Pug kisses…slurp!.…And love bites on the earlobes!… nip!nip!…I’m going to try really hard not to fart!… sniff!

  21. Mollypop
    10:58 am on April 2nd, 2010

    Bluecat – Welcome. We have other cats here. Just chack yesterday's comments for Gus&BooBear, AbbieTheKitty and Alice Johnson.

  22. Jasper the Poodle
    10:59 am on April 2nd, 2010


  23. Mollypop
    11:01 am on April 2nd, 2010

    Better yet – check not chack. I've been out in the sun too long.

  24. B. Stover
    11:02 am on April 2nd, 2010

    Sorry about your friend's uncle and cousin Rio. Your pug kisses will help a lot.

  25. B. Stover
    12:23 pm on April 2nd, 2010

    Melanie: I'm not sure about Russian jellied desserts, but I think it containe gelatin and is probably some kind of rich custard or chocolate cream dessert that requires gelatin.

  26. Wojo
    1:30 pm on April 2nd, 2010

    I had to sneak inside because Mom's been so busy. She was saying just the other day how she's sad she's been off of here lately… Yesterday she cleaned up a storm in the whole house so that me and Congo (they say he's another foster, whatever that means– I just think he's a great guy!) had to spend most of the day out in the yard. But the three kids were outside with us, and they're always interesting. Xander boy and Atticus boy throw things for us and swing sticks around at each other a lot, until Mom comes out and yells. And Congo sat in the sandbox with Carter girl. He says the sand is nice and cool, but I just don't see it.

    Anyway, yesterday Mom cleaned the whole house because of something called Company Coming for Easter. There were lots of really bad smells from all of those chemicals people are so excited about. Mom doesn't use them very often, hardly ever, her mom says, but yesterday she did. It was so warm out that Mom filled up the pool with icy cold water from the hose and Congo went swimming. But I didn't. I just drank like three gallons. Mmmm.

  27. Rebecca Rice
    1:33 pm on April 2nd, 2010

    Glam shots of Putin. Whoa.

    I'm glad he hadn't prepared anything poisoned for his guests– poor Koni.

    There are these funny prints on my desk…

  28. Siberian Husky
    1:44 pm on April 2nd, 2010

    Chet the Dog: okay then, He only looks like a little shrimp with his clothes on. I think we would all lose an arm-wrestling contest with him. lol Or, Chet could get one pant leg and I could get the other. That might work.

  29. Siberian Husky
    1:58 pm on April 2nd, 2010

    Rio, I'm sorry about the loss of your friend's uncle and cousin. It has been a difficult day for both of you. Doggy comfort can be the best kind.

  30. AbbietheKitty
    2:05 pm on April 2nd, 2010

    ~Koni! Just like a dog! They do love to eat.

    ~Rio, you friendly little pug you. Take care of your family, we will see you later. Probably nothing interesting will happen until you return.

    ~BlueCat!! Welcome!! Us Kats stick together on the ChettheDog blog!

    I am AbbietheKitty and the other cat in the family is Alice Johnson. Rio thinks Alice is evil, but he is wrong. She is just sort of special. (and beautiful)

    The picture of Putin sort of freaked me out.



  31. Sam
    2:16 pm on April 2nd, 2010

    AbbieKat – You are a very beautiful Kat, and hefty. You weigh almost 3 times what I do, but let's not go there. Plus you are an exceptional quilt tester. Maybe you are the top Kat.

  32. Rio - The Evil Pug
    2:33 pm on April 2nd, 2010

    Well!… after all of today’s sadness we decided to watch a movie someone had loaned us!…snort!… More emotion, more tears! But it was a good thing Really!… gruff!

    Movie!… recommendation to all of you, if you can find time please find a movie called “I am David”… snort!… Based on a novel by Anne Holm…. Peter Abrahams has probably read it! If not he probably should…heh!… for a study on children under intense duress…wheeze!

    Tale!… about a boy after WWII who has grown up in a work camp in Russia…snort!… All about his journey after escaping the camp and finding out about the world he has never seen!…grunt!…He is also on a special mission… sniff!

    Not!…a big money movie!…sigh… a small off the chart gem – we love these kinds!.. And this one was just what we needed today!…grunt!… Joan Plowright, is in it – we love her to no end!.. sniff!… And, also the amazing Jim Caviezel… wheeze!… Also, playing the main character of the boy is unknown Ben Tibber….Wow!

    And!… If you do see the movie!… snort!.. Please take time to watch the special extras on the DVD… snort!… Especially the “Deleted Scenes”… grunt!… I found this to be really revealing …I’m sure they had to cut them for “time” reasons…sniff.. I loved them…just my opinion guys! … snort!

  33. Rio - The Evil Pug
    2:37 pm on April 2nd, 2010

    B. Stover!… sniff!… Thank you so much …sniff!.. That means so much to me, you have no idea…Blessings to you my dear… sniff!

  34. Rio - The Evil Pug
    2:46 pm on April 2nd, 2010

    Siber-H!… Oh, you big beautiful guy!… sniff!.. You are such a unique personality!… snort!… Gosh we all love you so much!… sniff!… Thank you for the nice thoughts to my friend for her family members which were loved dearly… sniff!… I will pass it on – it will be very much appreciated…. Bless you Siber-H!…snort! – Next time you will get a gas mask while in the van with the Newfs!…heh!

  35. Rio - The Evil Pug
    2:59 pm on April 2nd, 2010

    Stover!… I STILL haven’t gotten around to the “Greed” story!…grunt!… I’m hoping tomorrow is a better day…snort!….I am very anxious to read it especially since it started on April 9th , 2009….wheeze!… and ended sometime in November 2009!… snort!… Are you kidding me??.. .Wow… HOW SPECIAL IS THAT!????… snort!

  36. Mollypop
    3:03 pm on April 2nd, 2010

    Rio – I'm sure that your friend is grateful to have you for comfort at this awful time. The pug kisses and ear nips are so special.

  37. Rio - The Evil Pug
    3:08 pm on April 2nd, 2010

    SORRY!… I’m sort of “Hoggin” the “Bloggin”…Just catching up a little!…

    Siber-H – I saw the photo of Putin!… snicker!… Not such a little guy after all…snicker!.. unless he’s four foot tall… wheeze!… Besides I don’t think you should judge people or animals on their size!…snicker!…Also!….It looks like he has an axe in his pocket!… yikes!

  38. Rio - The Evil Pug
    3:21 pm on April 2nd, 2010

    Thanks Miss Molly!… snort!… You’ve probably never experienced a real Pug kiss!… sniff!… They can be sort of painful and sloppy, but well-meant…snicker…So, I’ve been told! …gulp!…But my friend seems to find it amusing and comforting!… grunt!… so I do my part!… Molly! God Bless you my dear!… gruff!

  39. Siberian Husky
    4:05 pm on April 2nd, 2010

    I'm agreeing with Abbie that the photo of Putin is kinda freaky.

    I wonder what Alice is doing tonight.

  40. Melanie
    4:11 pm on April 2nd, 2010


    The Newfs were offended by the gas mask reference, but I reminded them they rolled in the fish. They say next time they will NOT roll in anything that smells for the sake of everyone in the van.

    I can't guarantee that they will remember that. But I will try to remember not to feed them any fish just before the next mission.

    Grace had her rendezvous with Jonah today. (Shades of you know who and Audrey here) and will have another date on Monday.

    Think fertile thoughts, four legged friends.

  41. AbbietheKitty
    4:19 pm on April 2nd, 2010

    According to Grandma, Alice has had a busy day. She and Abbie got to be on the porch with the screens in the window today while I was at work, and it rained really hard.

    And then the birds are in the big Spirea bush and no leaves have sprouted yet so you can really see them and both Abbie and Alice like that a lot.

    Alice was just up here pretending to love me and purring in my ear, which I love, but I know she wants me to leave the computer so she can play with you all.

    I am going down to clean up an old sewing machine for a friend so she just might get her picture up again.

    Alice and Abbie's staff.

  42. Siberian Husky
    4:38 pm on April 2nd, 2010

    I will Melanie. I will think puppy thoughts.

    How do cats get staff? Where have us dogs gone wrong?

  43. dawson
    5:21 pm on April 2nd, 2010


    That Putin picture. Please dispel that image by putting up one of a shirtless Obama. Or, stick to dogs (and cats), they're better looking.

    Bluecat: I know a cat named blue cat, but she's really black.

    Wow! Wojo: it's warm enough for swimming? Nice.

    Melanie: Thinking fertile…fertile…fertile.

    Rio: Condolences to you and yours'. I'm sure your pug kisses helped everyone through the day.

  44. AbbietheKitty
    5:25 pm on April 2nd, 2010

    So who is the two legged 'friend of Chet' up there? Anyone know? Chet? Admin? Spence? Bernie? Rio?

    A Curious Kat

  45. AbbietheKitty
    5:37 pm on April 2nd, 2010

    ~The greed story.

    I came in at the middle of it. I don't remember much. I remember Chet having fun with video tape. I didn't understand it though. I thought it was work on (THAT) book. Gosh Rio, I'll have to read it too.


    I have always liked the quote, "dogs have master's, cats have staff".

    I just googled it and found the author was anonymous. I also found a version I think works even better.

    "Dogs have family, cats have staff."

    Abbie's staff

  46. Rio - The Evil Pug
    5:49 pm on April 2nd, 2010

    Sniff!… Thank you Zippy!… snort!… Means a lot to me that you care!… sigh… its been a hard day for sure, but guess what?…. grunt!… We watched a great movie that gave us all a bit of spark!…wheeze!… And then I was able to start reading the Greed Case! …Zowie!… These early blog guys had it all!… snort!… And they never even realized it at the time!… grunt!

    Not!.. sure what Abbie is going on about – she’s awful troubled about something…snort!

  47. Siberian Husky
    5:55 pm on April 2nd, 2010

    Goodnight everyone.

    Rio, you and your friend try to get a good night's rest. We'll be thinking of you.

    Imagine that, we could all become Siberspace Godparents. (See Melanie's post)

  48. AbbietheKitty
    5:59 pm on April 2nd, 2010


    Here is a fun video for all you ball loving dogs…

    Alice Johnson

  49. Siberian Husky
    6:01 pm on April 2nd, 2010

    Abbie, I like the "Dogs have family, cats have staff". That makes me feel better about not having any staff.

  50. AbbietheKitty
    6:10 pm on April 2nd, 2010

    Me too Siber-H. And my staff says she would work for you cause she thinks you have the prettiest face. She can be seduced by beauty. Abbie

  51. Rio - The Evil Pug
    6:11 pm on April 2nd, 2010

    Greed!… I am up to July 16th… only ONE COMMENT!…Sometimes NONE!… snort!… oh my gosh!… If I ever posted a comment and NO ONE even replied to either Chet’s Amazing Greed story post or my dubious comments.…grunt!.. I would …sniff…would… I would…well I would feel very bad…snort!

    And!… Yet!… Chet kept posting day after day!… grunt!… He has been a determined partner in the Little Detective Agency!… wheeze!… and Nothing has kept him down! …snort!…Thank Goodness for that or I would never have found this place!…gulp!… and by golly I really needed you guys today!… strange how things work out sometimes… sniff

  52. Rio - The Evil Pug
    6:18 pm on April 2nd, 2010

    Goodnight!… Abbie and Siber-H are still up and about!…snort!…what’s on for tomorrow?… Awww… visiting an old friend, but not till midday!…heh!…There will be Blood-y Marys!…. sigh!

  53. AbbietheKitty
    6:24 pm on April 2nd, 2010

    Goodnight Rio,

    See you soon Zippy!

    Glad we are all friends.

    Alice and Abbie

  54. http://www.planetnana.co.il/adirbuskila//vips.txt
    4:45 am on June 30th, 2011


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