Bacon’s Show and Tell

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Hi (furry)friends,

Because Granny didn’t schedule

this post,

we almost forgot

Bacon’s Show and Tell

with this month’s theme:

What you always wanted

when you were a child…

but never got.

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Well, Granny, this one is on you..

I’m to busy looking

for the only living toy

I ever wanted anyway…

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When Granny was four years old,

she had to go to the hospital

for an operation

and when she came out of the hospital…

after ages a week or so…

she was allowed to pick out

a nice toy in the toy store…

And she did…

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She was crazy about

this yellow halyard…

but there was only one problem…

she was allowed to pick out something…

but that didn’t meant that she’ll get it…

ever!!

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Instead of it she got something like this,

but in a white colour…

Granny is still in shock remembers

this day like it was yesterday.

She never was told

why she didn’t get the halyard,

but she felt sad

for a very long time.

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Better I give her a headbutt now….

and a purr…

- P A W K I S S E S -

for a

Wonderful Weekend

Have fun :)

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51 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Nylabluesmum
    Aug 10, 2014 @ 02:04:22

    Yow Binky what a grrreat phantasy!!! Me lubz it!
    Mum sayz she wuud lub to play trainz n star in a cowgurl n Native movie n ride a Pal-o-meeno horsey…. n ride da Palomeen-o beeside da “Iron Horse” ;) Dat iz da nickyname fer da train Binky…diz cuud bee a kewl movie fer shure….
    ~~~~head rubz~~~~ Nylablue <3

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  2. Nylabluesmum
    Aug 08, 2014 @ 04:13:49

    Hello Binky Sherri-Ellen here. I can so relate to Granny! I wanted a train set but never got one. I always wondered if it was thought to be a ‘boys’ toy??? Mind you I had a pair of sixshooters & a holster belt….
    I think that halyard would ahve been alot of fun…better than a *shudders* dolly in a crib….LOL….
    Sherri-Ellen & Nylablue <3 <3 <3

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    • angelswhisper2011
      Aug 08, 2014 @ 21:55:18

      Sherri-Ellen, Granny got a train, when she was about 9 years old. She didn’t took no for an answer anymore, when she got bigger. You and Granny could have played together cowboys with the shooters…hehehe..maybe entering a cowboy movie with indians and the train…that doll could have been the prisoner..she was in a kind of prison already anyway…and sweet Nylablue and me could have been your horses…What you said, Granny. No I’m not getting out of my mind, I only have a fantasy running :D :D Thanks for sharing your story with us, Sherri-Ellen and Nylablue. You get some extra Pawkisses for that :) <3

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  3. Sun
    Aug 07, 2014 @ 05:47:20

    Chuckles: i hate when that happens. you give sad eyes so you can get some tasty treats and all they bring out is the same old dry, and i mean DRY, not tasty dog food. pffft! i feel your Granny’s pain. well at least my belly does. ugh. well let me give your Granny a Ruff-Hugs and hope i don’t leave too much dirt on her face. ruff-huggggggs to you too, LB! :)

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  4. philosophermouseofthehedge
    Aug 05, 2014 @ 16:59:52

    All the other kids had a particular doll. Everyone played in dollhouses with them…I had to use a borrowed one or a “too small – not right” one. For my birthday I was promised a doll – and pointed to the one I wanted, but my mom bought the one she wanted – a one over a foot tall. She made dresses for it and complained she spent all that money and I didn’t appreciate it. Then she complained I didn’t play with the others kids – ignoring the fact that they wouldn’t let me play ’cause I didn’t have a doll. Sigh.
    So I just went out and rode my brother’s bike and caught tadpoles and frogs….and she got mad about that, too.
    Luckily, there’s RC Cat to make sure sure things are done properly here now. (giggles – paw waves!

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    • angelswhisper2011
      Aug 06, 2014 @ 09:10:25

      Oh, Philmouse, that’s heartbreaking! Granny and I have to shed a tear with you now. I’m so glad you have RC Cat to be with you and to love you just the way you are…just like Granny has me now :) Extra Pawkisses for telling your story <3

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  5. thehappyhugger
    Aug 05, 2014 @ 14:14:49

    Aw, now that is sad – you must really make Granny feel better little Binky, I know you know how <3

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  6. Marion Driessen
    Aug 04, 2014 @ 18:20:13

    That must have left a toy scar on Granny. Luckily she can play with you now :D
    *hugs*

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  7. fozziemum
    Aug 03, 2014 @ 13:29:00

    Awwww Little Binky..we feel granny’s pain…i thought when i got out of hospital after my tonsils were rudely taken out that i too would get my dream thing…again not… i am glad Granny got to play with your two footed brothers Halyard :) ;0 better late than never :) hugs and loves Fozziemum xx

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  8. Savannah's Paw Tracks
    Aug 02, 2014 @ 23:25:47

    As much as Mom L loved her dolls, she also enjoyed playing with her older brothers dump trucks and such. Bet’cha Granny can find one of those old vintage halyard’s on eBay!!!

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  9. utesmile
    Aug 02, 2014 @ 20:20:46

    Wishing you a lovely weekend too!

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  10. Marty the Manx
    Aug 02, 2014 @ 17:58:21

    There were so much more emphasis on “gender appropriate” toys back in those days Little Binky. Hope that you found your mousie!
    Marty

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  11. giselzitrone
    Aug 02, 2014 @ 12:01:28

    Wunderschön wünsche dir ein gutes und schönes Wochenende liebe Grüße von mir Gislinde

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  12. Sonel
    Aug 02, 2014 @ 08:42:31

    Awwwww, I would have loved the yellow halyard as well. I feel sorry for Granny as well Little Binky and I am so glad you are there to comfort her. Please give her a big hug and pawkiss from me. ♥ Hugs ♥ <3

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  13. dezizworld
    Aug 02, 2014 @ 05:36:39

    Aaaaaw Binky so sowwy yous gwanny didn’t get da toy hers wanted. Mommy didn’t get lots of fings hers wanted. But dat’s okay, hers sez it makes no diffewence they wus just fings and that wuz then.

    Luv ya’

    Dezi

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  14. The Island Cats
    Aug 02, 2014 @ 05:27:25

    It’s too bad your grannie didn’t get the toy she really wanted.

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  15. thecontentedcrafter
    Aug 02, 2014 @ 00:41:30

    A sign of the times – “No! That’s a boys toy!” Sigh…. When my daughter was about four years old she wanted a toy pistol. Her father said the above quote and I was horrified – a pistol! But eventually I got her one. She ran around practising her quick draw technique for a few weeks and shooting around corners like you saw in all the best cowboy movies of the time. Eventually it was put away and never played with again. Now she wouldn’t hurt a fly [literally!] and is a gentle souled pacifist :-) I think she played that out of her system and I sometimes wonder what would have happened had we continued to deny her that opportunity?

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    • angelswhisper2011
      Aug 02, 2014 @ 11:09:51

      Granny had a toy pistol too, Pauline, but that was years later, when she didn’t took NO for an answer anymore..MOL… You’re so right, it’s not up to the pawrents to decide and it certainly doesn’t say anything about changing gender, of getting into trouble later, because of it. I think there’s no toy needed for that anyway :D Thanks for sympathizing with us. You’ll get an Extra Pawkiss for that :)

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  16. Bongo
    Aug 02, 2014 @ 00:30:57

    The toy Granny wanted looks like a great cat toy. You could bat those hanging things back and forth.

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    • angelswhisper2011
      Aug 02, 2014 @ 11:14:57

      Wow..we’ve got an expert over here…MOL…I haven’t thought of it yet, but you bring up some ideas for me, dear Bongo. Pawkisses for a Happy Weekend my furriend :) *Grannyyyy, I have a wish…*

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  17. Mumsy's Little Chancy Man
    Aug 01, 2014 @ 23:57:40

    We are sorry that Granny never got her toy. You are sweet to give her head butts to help her feel better about it. Thank you for following Chancy’s blog. Hugs and nose kisses

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    • angelswhisper2011
      Aug 02, 2014 @ 11:22:01

      She needed it, Mumsy and Chancy, but she played with the halyard when my twofeet brother got one. That was 39 years later…well, better late than never, as I would say ;) Chancy, we thought we had subscribed on your bloggie weeks ago, but never got updates and yesterday Granny saw that we hadn’t. Granny can be so confused sometimes…she says hormones :D Pawkisses :)

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  18. Marg
    Aug 01, 2014 @ 23:37:06

    Oh that is kind of a sad story. Poor Granny. That is too bad she didn’t get the toy she wanted. Hope you all have a great week end.

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  19. sunsetdragon
    Aug 01, 2014 @ 23:27:28

    So sad granny never got her toy.
    Belly rubs for a relaxing week end.

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  20. Traveling Cats
    Aug 01, 2014 @ 22:52:31

    Zo’n schattig verhaal. Prettig weekend.

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  21. colonialist
    Aug 01, 2014 @ 22:24:42

    What a beautifully framed picture! So unfair when stupid adults take it upon themselves to know better than the child what the child wants – or give something that THEY would have wanted.

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    • angelswhisper2011
      Aug 03, 2014 @ 10:03:48

      That’s right, Col, they always make choices for you…but Granny played with the halyard of my little twofeet brother, so she had a chance to play with her dreamtoy anyway…even it was 43 years later :D Pawkisses for a Happy Sunday :)

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  22. purrfectkitties
    Aug 01, 2014 @ 22:07:37

    Awww, your poor Granny! If we knew where to buy it we would get the toy she wanted for her! :-D Have a super nice weekend! :-D xx Roxy & Tigerlino <3

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  23. PigLove
    Aug 01, 2014 @ 21:56:25

    aaww – my poor friend ((Hogs and Snout Kisses)). Perhaps we should all find these toys and have one HUGE slumber party? I bet that would be fun :) XOXO – Bacon
    P.S. Thanks for participating my sweet friend. I really appreciate that!

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