By Dan Bodine
My ol’ longtime, coffee buddy in Presidio, Luis Armendariz, often would say: Be careful how you treat the animals! Someone’s watching! Meaning, of course, the biblical extension of Do unto others the way you’d have them do unto you.
Tigger, a Chinese Pug we took in for Kareli while living in Presidio years ago, no doubt feels he’s “king of the world.” The name is the way I heard El Tigre pronounced, when Noemi first suggested it in 2008, I think it was. Kareli has since informed me the name is a star pet animal in a popular children’s cartoon show she spent hours watching, and it was her idea. Regardless, he’s a mess! (DMT photo)
But Luis never met Tigger — the wild male Tigger — Kareli’s little Chinese Pug who’ll jump up on your bed and pee on your pillow if angry at you. And, too, may soon be a sordid father-to-be, a neighbor woman told us Monday. Yes, Tigger! All that. Continue reading