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Would You Call Her Chubby?

Only under my breath

The dog appears to be getting fat. To quote the movie Love Actually: “Ooh, would we call her chubby?”

I think she might be offended when I call her fat when I have to lift her up the stairs on the boat where we live. And obviously, it’s my fault. Cooking and sharing food is how I nurture. People, dogs, anything that eats.

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Catherine Dunn

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