Her strange neurosis started with the dollar store children’s toys. Literally within one minute of having a toy should would rip out the eyes…then simply stand up and leave the toy alone. If she didn’t have anything else new to play with, she may eventually come back to the item a day or two later and then rip a hole in it and pull out the stuffing. I must admit, it was a little creepy to be finding eyeballs strewn around the house…and stuffed animals blindly “starring” at you through holes in their heads. Eventually she began to also rip out any whiskers or ears. JellyBean started taking pictures of the said animals because she found it hilarious!!!
A new more disturbing tendency started this December. During our annual friend’s White Elephant Party we actually got a rather useful gift! We got a HUGE bag full of old stuffed toys! My kids all looked through and grabbed a few to keep, and then the rest have been slowly given to the dumb puppy. Ever since she got these toys, she has been ripping them apart…one body part at a time! Have no fear, she still goes for eyeballs first, but then she will rip off a leg, then an arm, maybe half of the body…and then she gnaws on it and will leave the wet, slobbery body part laying around to be discovered by your bare feet later!
Hmmm, maybe as part of my New Year’s Resolution to write a thank you card each month I may include a body part….very creepy idea….sounds like fun!