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Do you do anything with your pets that others might find....

Dracko
February 22nd, 2007, 01:12 AM
...disgusting?

I can put something tiny in my lips (sunflower seed, peanut, etc) and Dracko will take it very gently from me. Non dog people seem to find this disgusting. :laughing:

And, I am the type of person who wouldn't drink out of another human's glass but would be more apt to eat something my animals had touched. If I go to give something to Dracko or my cats and they sort of smell it and touch it with their mouths, I'll eat it. ;)

I also will clean eye boogers out of my cats/dog's eyes. Typically, I use a kleenex or something but if I didn't have one I'd rather just wipe it out than leave it there. :o

Quins-mum
February 22nd, 2007, 01:29 AM
hahaha.. yes i soooo agree... my cat licks in my ears and licks my hair and face... the worst of it is that she licks my toes... I cant stand a human male doing that but i tollerate it from Lexie(my cat)!!!
And my dog... well... if a male snores in my bed that is "sooo Bad" but Quin can do it... he can even share my pillow... or more to the point... take over the pillow and most of the bed!!!
and yes, I used to let my rotti gently take things from my mouth....... non doggy ppl think its disgusting.... oh well... never mind! Nothing ventured, nothing gained!
We doggy ppl are a breed unto ourselves!!!!.

Dobb
February 22nd, 2007, 03:19 AM
I take my two girls [shih zus] down to the store for an ice cream quite often. I get a lick and then they get a lick and so on and so on till it is gone. Wife thinks it is digusting,,especiaaly since one of them is a pooh eater when she gets a chance. I just try not to think about that when she is licking the ice cream,,she also likes to give little "sh-t kisses too,,lol
Dobb

Dogastrophe
February 22nd, 2007, 05:44 AM
I let the pups lick my hair and face. At times, I'll put my face really close to Jack and when he sticks his tounge out to kiss me I'll curl my lips in and catch his tounge between them (my facial hair help to hold his tounge in place) :yuck:

chico2
February 22nd, 2007, 08:16 AM
I put a small cat-treat between my lips and Chico will take it ever so gently,also I always let Rocky have a lick of butter when I have a sandwich,hubby think's it's disgusting:laughing:
I kiss their ears,mouths and little wet noses all the time,nothing is disgusting with my kitties:lovestruck:

JanM
February 22nd, 2007, 09:18 AM
My favourite thing is to let the dogs lick a dinner plate - and that's the most fun when there's non-dog people there :laughing: :laughing: :laughing:

Dogastrophe
February 22nd, 2007, 09:39 AM
My pups will stick their heads into the dishwasher and lick all the plates (my neighbour's dog does the same in theirs)

Dracko
February 22nd, 2007, 09:42 AM
My favourite thing is to let the dogs lick a dinner plate - and that's the most fun when there's non-dog people there :laughing: :laughing: :laughing:

I agree. Most non animal people are disgusted by the thought of animals licking the plates.

*** Beware if you come to my house. There probably isn't a bowl or plate the dog/cats haven't licked off of before it is washed.***:evil:

hazelrunpack
February 22nd, 2007, 10:44 AM
We disgust some people just by putting up with the hairballs...they usually leave after seeing the army of tumblehairs floating down the hall. :crazy: So they don't get to fully appreciate the extent of what we get from the dogs--kisses, hair in our food, dirt on the floor, morning licking, hair on the bedding, afternoon licking, ticks, evening licking, and unconditional love... :D (That last one, is, of course, far and away the most important! :thumbs up)

Usually, one dinner cures guests of wanting to participate in another. "You say you found a dog hair in your food?! Shhhhhhhhhh...everyone will want some!" :eek:

I even have a trivet that proudly proclaims "The cook is not responsible for dog hair!" he he he

*giggle* This is why I'm soooooo looonely :laughing:

Hunter's_owner
February 22nd, 2007, 10:48 AM
My pups will stick their heads into the dishwasher and lick all the plates (my neighbour's dog does the same in theirs)

My dogs are famous for this:o
My man's mother thinks it is absolutely disgusting. ;) :laughing:

Soroush
February 22nd, 2007, 10:53 AM
I don't know why Lucy loves to lick my eyes and the inside of my ears in the morning, but some find that disgusting.

When Lucy yawns, I quickly grab her tongue from inside her mouth and rub it against her nose. Then she starts licking my nose and some people find that disgusting.

Whenever I'm done eating, Lucy has to get a taste of my lips. People find that disgusting.

I sometimes gently bite Lucy's tommy or her 8 nipples and some people hate that! I've been accused of being into animal sex just for doing this!

Also sometimes while playing, I chase Lucy and get a hold of her tail between my teeth. She goes nuts!


Overall it seems like I'm the one that needs to be trained against biting and being a pain in the ass, because she's more mature than I am!

Kristin7
February 22nd, 2007, 10:59 AM
I used to think dogs licking my face was disgusting until I got a dog. Now, no problem! I let my cats walk all over the kitchen counters. It is ok with me because 1) they can get away from the dog up there, and 2) I can't keep them off 'em anyway (at least, not when I'm not around!). Sure, there's cat and dog and my hair in the food (how could there not be as its floating around in the air)... it's ok w/ me, but on the rare occasion when people are over I do try and be more careful. Seems like most people I know are allergic to cats, dogs or both, so not too many guests in my house. :cat: :dog:

heidiho
February 22nd, 2007, 01:40 PM
If i am eating ice cream roxy is right there and she will sit as still as a statue and patienly wait for a lick and yeas i will dab a little on my lips for her to,i have no problem w/kisses from my pet i have to try that sticking a treat in mouth and letting her take it

Quins-mum
February 22nd, 2007, 02:24 PM
I also let the cat eat her dinner on the dinning room table (off a plate) coz she's out the way of the dog, and let her paw food from my plate.
I also used to paint my rotti's nails bright red.
As for pets licking plates, Its like I say to my mum..."how else are the plates gonna get clean?" ....hence, mum and dad NEVER eat at my place!
Lexie (cat) has a little bowl of biscuits by my pillow which she eats at night, she gently taps me on the head and I have to place the bowl at her feet....even if it means simply moving the bowl half an inch towards her. Guess you know who rules the roost at my place!

mafiaprincess
February 22nd, 2007, 03:17 PM
Nightly occurance in our house.. Cider's so addicted she does it at other people's houses, lol. Her and Jazzy tag teamed the dishwasher in NY.

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y134/Mafia_Princess/IMG_0380.jpg

tarasmom
February 22nd, 2007, 03:19 PM
Tara loves the taste of beer, so if I am having a beer I sometimes will hold some in my mouth and let it trickle out real slow and she drinks it from my mouth. (If my mother in law saw that she would keel over and die for sure lol)
I dress Tara every morning in her clothes and her jammies every night, that believe it or not gets more comments of " good grief" than anything else I do. Mind you when I say " Tara come get your jammies on" or " Tara time to get dressed" and people see her reaction the soon shut up.

Quins-mum
February 22nd, 2007, 03:27 PM
this is such a great thread... I think we're all crazy!!!!... :thumbs up

Kristin7
February 22nd, 2007, 05:26 PM
:laughing: :laughing: :laughing: Well put, Quins Mum! :crazy:

Quins-mum
February 22nd, 2007, 06:39 PM
Soroush, you dont really bite Lucy's nipples, do you?
That has to take the cake as the most disgusting "dog loving" habit I've ever heard off!
Oh, I did have male friend that used to rub his dogs "u know whats" . Apparently the dog loved it!

Hunter's_owner
February 22nd, 2007, 06:39 PM
Okay, now I have heard it all:o

heidiho
February 22nd, 2007, 06:53 PM
Ok i dont want to be a party pooper cause believe me i kiss on my cat and let her nibble off my forks and stuff,BUT nipple biting is kind of bizarre to me,sorry,but i just cant picture myslef biting roxys nipples.

Byrd
February 22nd, 2007, 06:53 PM
LOTS!!!

I don't care about hair on clothes, in food, etc.

I sniff and blow on Willow's feet.

She grooms me... kiss, kiss, kiss. Sometimes I forget to wash my hands before grabbing some munchies or whatnot.

I've taught her "kiss" where if I bend over she'll reach up and touch her nose to my lips, sometimes she sticks her tongue out though and I don't even flinch. We also play the kissy game where we see who can get the kiss in first, can I kiss her (yes on the mouth) before she licks me.

I do the typical dog owner sniff the ear thing and say "mmmm it smells good".

I smooch her all the time, whatever area happens to be closest (not the 'girly' areas or the bum), leg, head, side, back, whatever.

I clean the eye goobs and give belly zurberts too.

Is that enough?

Hunter's_owner
February 22nd, 2007, 06:58 PM
Byrd I do all those things too:o :laughing:

heidiho
February 22nd, 2007, 07:01 PM
I do miss dog kisses,roxy once in a great while will give a lick immediatley followed by a nip most of the time.,I have no problem getting covered with wet sloppy dog kisses on my face or mouth(closed mouth on my end of course)although i was frenched by my friends dobe a few years ago ,i was goofing around stuck my tongue and so did she,and our tongues met,,eww!! I will always say god roxy is so cute i just want to eat her up,but i cant,so i just cuddle with her when she will let me

dogcatharmony
February 22nd, 2007, 08:34 PM
lol........all these stories are so cute. I have to agree about the dish licking....that is one of my faves. Still remember at Thankgiving dinner my sister was doing the dishes, my mom has a dishwasher but the big stuff needed to be hand washed. I was helping my sister dry the dishes and she peeked around the corner into the dining room to see what everyone was doing. Then she put the turkey pan on the floor for Zoe to lick clean. I was laughing so hard. All that stuck on turkey was gone in a flash....little soap a little rinse even my mom said she never saw that pan so clean:p

Byrd
February 22nd, 2007, 08:52 PM
Oh my mom hates it when I let Willow clean dishes! She thinks it's so gross, and she has dogs too, but I tell her that there really is no difference, soap will clean off any germs and Willow gets a nice treat in the process. :p

Dracko
February 22nd, 2007, 09:05 PM
There are lots of times I'll let Dracko lick something not necessarily for his benefit but so it cleans the pot or dish to make it easier to wash.

Love the pic of the doggies licking the dishes in the dishwasher. Not only does Dracko do that but one of my cats literally crawls in and sits in the back when the bottom tray is pulled out. She is less than a year old and this is new for me, but what the heck. I think it's cute.

chico2
February 23rd, 2007, 07:35 AM
Honestly,I think we encounter worse germ and yucky stuff in our daily lives,than we can ever catch from our cats/dogs:cat: :dog:
I too have often been called crazy,but it's a good crazy:lovestruck:

luckypenny
February 23rd, 2007, 11:11 AM
My favourite thing is to let the dogs lick a dinner plate - and that's the most fun when there's non-dog people there :laughing: :laughing: :laughing:

A friend of mine did this when her husband's friends constantly showed up for dinner uninvited. She was so fed up one time that once her dog had finished licking all the plates clean, she just picked them up and put them back in the cupboard. Problem solved! Wish I could have been there to see their faces :laughing: .

Hunter's_owner
February 23rd, 2007, 11:27 AM
That is hilarious:laughing:

Kristin7
February 23rd, 2007, 06:39 PM
That is too funny! I don't think letting pets lick plates 'clean' is gross at all. As long as they get washed afterwards that is! :laughing: Otherwise, who cares, the animals love it and it is a good pre-cleaning step.

athenamor
February 24th, 2007, 10:23 AM
Almost kinda jealous. My dog has licked me once in the 3 1/2 yrs we had him. and it was on the hand when I was feeling really blue and that's the only time he's given anyone kisses. I'm kinda greatful, because I never liked getting licked in the face by dogs, mainly because I know where that tounge has been. lol

glitterless
February 25th, 2007, 05:26 AM
Okay, you guys have to remember that I was young and didn't know any better.

I used to let my pet rats eat food out of my mouth! I don't mean out of my lips, I mean rattie would actually stick his head in my mouth!! Okay.. I was an odd child!

mummummum
February 25th, 2007, 12:26 PM
A friend of mine did this when her husband's friends constantly showed up for dinner uninvited. She was so fed up one time that once her dog had finished licking all the plates clean, she just picked them up and put them back in the cupboard. Problem solved! Wish I could have been there to see their faces :laughing: .

A time-honoured solution to dealing with nasty mother-in-laws worldwide my friends !

Just one word about licking pots and pans ~ not the teflon-coated ones 'kay ? And of course there may be concerns about aluminum as well.

Prin
February 25th, 2007, 12:43 PM
Glitterless, sometimes you don't have a choice either... When I'd eat chocolate, my rat would literally hurt me to get my mouth open and then dive in...:eek: :o

I don't do much that's totally nasty with my dogs because I can't stand saliva... So I'd have to say it would be talking to them in public using sentences.. But if anybody comments, I just say, "Well, they say they have a mental capacity around 2.5 and 4 so why not?"

mummummum
February 25th, 2007, 12:52 PM
Yabbut Prin... that's not disgusting, that's common sense! Heck, not only do I talk to my dogs, I ask them questions and give them alternatives ! And they answer dawgnabit. I also sing them their own special songs (you should see Declan's shy little sideways grin when I sing him his special song :lovestruck: ).

Ceili is the only kissy one here and her saliva is so blechy it's not something I can take for long. I'll take things out of my mouth and give it to them but, not the reverse. I don't have any probs with plate-licking though. Both Ceili and Declan put themselves to sleep by licking the covers or pillows so it's a given we're a furry, spit-covered household at one time or another !

Prin
February 25th, 2007, 01:03 PM
I know, it's not disgusting in a real disgusting way, but more in a "just a dog", look down on me disgust.:D

H.P.
February 25th, 2007, 03:53 PM
Well, lets face it, a lot of people would find cleaning littler boxes, picking up poop, not to mention, expressing anal glands, to be disgusting. Oh, and I tried putting a treat between my lips for her, and she bit the snot out of my lips! I won't be trying that again!

Peepmouse
February 25th, 2007, 05:21 PM
Aren't pet people crazy!!!:crazy: That's why we all get along so well!:laughing: Our dogs do the plate licking, dishwasher cleaning thing to. I'll give Cinder little dribbles of soda from my mouth at times, and they both get kisses, and cheek nibbles from both hubby and myself! I'll never forget the day that Pepper was standing on the deck when my hubby came home from work, she had just been cleaning herself, but stopped and got all wiggly bummy, and stood on the top step and gave hubby a big wet slobber kiss with tongue on his lips.:eek: He stop for a second then said, "Wait a minute, weren't you just licking your peepee??" EEEEWW!!:yuck: We all had a good laugh with that one, but these kind of things happen so often with animals.:laughing:

trippincherri
February 25th, 2007, 06:21 PM
I don't have any gross stories to share either, I too hate dogs licking my face...but I grew up being told that it was wrong and dirty so therefore I don't let it happen.
I will cuddle and kiss my dogs on the face, not on the mouth though lol, and occasionally they can lick a plate but not often.
And I wash my hands a lot.
I am too much of a germ freak, you should see how I clean up after them you guys would think I was insane. :laughing:

brandynva
February 25th, 2007, 06:26 PM
[QUOTE=mummummum;380937]Yabbut Prin... that's not disgusting, that's common sense! Heck, not only do I talk to my dogs, I ask them questions and give them alternatives ! And they answer dawgnabit. !/QUOTE]

I give my dogs a choice too sometimes. Which bone do you want? Which treat? I'll hold two different kinds and they will sniff them both and make a choice. It's so cute! :cloud9: And their favorite song is "Who's That Doggy in the Window?" I know, it's not very original but hey! They like it!

trippincherri
February 25th, 2007, 06:40 PM
I talk to my pets all the time too ;) , they love the interaction and I'm home alone most of the time, so who else am I gonna talk to?? :lovestruck:
I ask them all sorts of questions "what should I cook for supper tonight? what are we gonna do today?" and so on, and when the do something bad I try to rationalize with them:rolleyes:
"why did you do this? Do you want me to take all your toys away? Cause if you shred one more I will! Is that what you want? You don't realise how many other dogs are homeless and how good you guys have it!!"
Ya they usually stand there and look guilty, Shelby runs into the porch and lies on her bed right away lol, Shamus just sits there while I try to stay mad looking at his goofy face. :laughing:

BoxerMom
February 25th, 2007, 06:46 PM
Ok, this thread is gross...Kisses in the face (NO MOUTH!) is about as far as I go. No eating after the dogs, no letting the dogs take things out your mouth, and FOR SURE NO NIPPLE BITING!!!
:yuck: :yuck: :yuck: :yuck: :yuck: :yuck: :yuck: :yuck:

glasslass
February 25th, 2007, 09:37 PM
I love doggie kisses! Can't you tell from this picture that I love it when Den-Den puts his paws around my neck and gives me kisses?

CinnaAngie
February 25th, 2007, 10:34 PM
When I'm not paying attention, my cat Nova will dip her paws into my glass of milk and then lick her paws clean. I didn't know she was doing this until my brother saw her doing it one night (the glass was on the side table beside the couch, and Nova was sitting on the arm of the couch between me and my glass of milk). I don't want to think of where her paws have been. She just does it so sneakily... she knows it is my milk, but she just wants it so badly! she looks so guilty afterwards! but she looks really cute when she does it.

And, yeah I let Nikki (puppy) clean the plates in the dishwasher (just don't tell my family! they don't know!). Plus I get lots of kisses from both the puppy and the two kitties.

technodoll
February 25th, 2007, 11:46 PM
if a photo is worth a 1000 words! LOL :D

http://i79.photobucket.com/albums/j129/technodoll/bonne%20annee/momxmas039.jpg

mummummum
February 26th, 2007, 12:49 AM
Nahhhh Techno, the real question is ... did you drink the rest ?

(Not to mention, what are you doing giving your dogs perfectly good hooch ?)

LynLyn
February 26th, 2007, 07:37 AM
hehehe we are sooo gross!!

I let Bowser lick plates clean, I ration it by thinking that if he doesn't it'll have to go into the garbage, and the raccoons will then smell it and get into it.

hehe and i feed him stuff from between my lips too. This totally grosses out my boyfriends mom, which is another reason I love doing it.

I also wipe his penis and his bum when he comes in from doing business, is that weird or just clean?

technodoll
February 26th, 2007, 07:51 AM
the real question is ... did you drink the rest ?

of course! no waste :D

Hunter's_owner
February 26th, 2007, 08:45 AM
When I'm not paying attention, my cat Nova will dip her paws into my glass of milk and then lick her paws clean. I didn't know she was doing this until my brother saw her doing it one night (the glass was on the side table beside the couch, and Nova was sitting on the arm of the couch between me and my glass of milk). I don't want to think of where her paws have been. She just does it so sneakily... she knows it is my milk, but she just wants it so badly! she looks so guilty afterwards! but she looks really cute when she does it.
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I caught my room-mate's cat Max doing this a couple of times. It is really cute, and he is really sneaky with it as well. I would rather he keep his paws to himself though:rolleyes: :D

athenamor
February 26th, 2007, 10:27 AM
When I'm not paying attention, my cat Nova .



I had a cat named Nova, I miss him. he was a brown tabby persian. We had him in germany, but the airlines there at the time wouldnt fly him because the temperature was over 80 or 90 degrees (cant remember which) in texas (where we were flying to). So I gave him to a "friend" to keep till that Novemember when the weather was cooler and we could fly him. But we kept sending money and more money and money to pay for his plane ticket, then it was bording for the weekend at the airport, then it was for a cab because they had no way to take him, Nova was never put on a plane, just got more excuses. so I gave up because I couldnt afford it anymore. He was the best kitty I ever knew...

Prin
February 26th, 2007, 03:35 PM
I give my dogs a choice too sometimes. Which bone do you want? Which treat? I'll hold two different kinds and they will sniff them both and make a choice. It's so cute! :cloud9: And their favorite song is "Who's That Doggy in the Window?" I know, it's not very original but hey! They like it!I do that too!! I make them decide what they want for everything. The worst is when they both want different things. I asked them if they wanted to go to the dog park or the river and Jemma ran to the car (park) and Boo ran to the street (river). :o

I sing to Boo too. Jemma looks at me like I'm an idiot, but Boo loves my singing.:D Whenever there's a "you" in a song, I make it Boo instead and he really likes it. "Boo is so beautiful... to meeeee...." :D