Anyone who says that dogs don’t feel guilt have never encountered a guilty dog. Let me tell you, they know when they’ve done something wrong.
This morning, I was in the spare bedroom looking for new earrings to wear. I wasn’t in there long, but when I came out, Sammie slinked toward me like she had gotten into trouble. So I looked around and then looked closely at her – she had kitty litter stuck to her nose! She knows she’s not supposed to go in that room, let alone eat out of the litter box. I quickly scolded her, telling her ‘bad dog!’ At that, she beat a hasty retreat to her kennel – she knew she was in trouble!
Lucky for her, I’m a big softie. I cleaned out the litter box, took pictures of her guilty face, and left her out to roam. I didn’t figure she could or would find any more trouble this morning…
Aaron went home early today, and he told me that she may be regretting her decision to snack on the kitty candy. Her poop is runny and she’s acting like she doesn’t feel well. Poor thing… I’ve told him to keep me posted.