The Cuteness - Puppy Blog of a Little White Miniature Schnauzer

Hello. I'm the Cuteness. I'm a little, white, Miniature Schnauzer puppy. Surrender to my adorable powers!!! Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr.

My nicknames include Fluffy Longpaw, Poopahontas, Poopanlotapiss, and Little One.

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Name: The Cuteness
Location: Lawrence, Kansas, United States

I like to bark at squirrels and chew on my Daddy's toes. My favorite color is beef.

Saturday, September 30, 2006

Math for Dogs

Fluffy Blanket + Puppy2 = Happiness

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Friday, September 29, 2006


Step any closer and I will bite you!

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Learning To Dance

Hey Lily, let me show you how to dance!

First you curtsy.

Then you wiggle on your back.

And you end by gracefully pointing your nose at the sky.

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Triple Paw Dangle

Here, my good friends, you bear witness to the rarest of the napping positions, the fabled triple paw dangle. Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz...

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The Art of Napping

Napping is good curled up in a ball...

with outstretched legs...

or with a good friend.

But not matter what... a tired, napping puppy is always cute.

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4 Months Old

For some time now I've been reminding my Dad that my 4-month old picture is long overdue! I apologize to you, my patient audience, for the delay.

Here I am on September 15th (my 4 month birthday). Once again my Dad has forced me to pose next to a smelly ol' shoe.

Here I am at 3 months with the same smelly ol' shoe. This photo was actually taken at the very moment that I discovered that ol' shoes are smelly.

Here I am at 2 months with another smelly ol' shoe.

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Monday, September 18, 2006

Feeling Well Again!!! and A New Home?!

Hi everyone. I'm feeling like my old self again! Thanks for all of the get well wishes that you shared with me!

I'm so excited! My Mom and Dad are looking for a new house for us to live in. They took me to see their favorite house (to get my approval---of course).

I told them that this is where my dog bed will need to go...

...and this little house in the back yard will be my dog-house!

Other than that, I don't care. Just give me a ray of sunshine to sleep in and a bowl to eat from. That's all I need... except for, of course, a room for my toys.


Thursday, September 14, 2006

Sick Puppy Update

Hi everyone. Today I went home!!! Mom and Dad are still worried about me and I'm on a special diet (which means Mom is hand feeding me some really primo canned food). The best part is that I spend tonight at home with my Mom! The puppy-doctor never figured out what is wrong with me, but I feel much better today. I even get to start eating some normal puppy food!

My Daddy thinks that I just got to feeling bad because he's away on a business trip for a week and I miss him so much. He tells me that the hotel he's staying at has a puppy that works in the hotel lobby. When I heard this I was so upset that he would even look at another puppy... but than he told me that the little hotel-dog just makes him miss me even more---so I guess I'm okay with that. (The hotel-dog is named Lily, just like my cousin)!

When my Mom checked into the vet yesterday I had lost lots of weight (almost 10 ounces in four days---and I'm barely 8 pounds), but now I'm back to my old weight. Mom says I'm not out of the woods yet, but things are looking real good. I've got lots of energy and really wish my dad was home so I would have something to chew on. I guess I'll just have to settle for Mom's shoes during the next few days.

Tomorrow the Kansas City Star ( is supposed to include me in their paper (in the FYI/Click section)! I'm sure that I'll get lots of well wishes and make new friends... and that will make me feel much better!

Thanks for all of your love and support!... and here's to all of my new friends!

Best Wishes.

-The Cuteness

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Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Sick Little Puppy

Hi everyone.

No cute pictures today.

Today I'm in the puppy hospital. Last night I started throwing up. I kept throwing up every few hours throughout the night, so my Mommy took me to the vet in the morning. The nice vet gave me a miniature puppy X-Ray to see if I swallowed something naughty. Nope. So they drew my blood to check for some other stuff. Nothing. I started to feel better and even ate some moist food. The vet thought I was doing better but than I threw up again. I got an I-V and catheter so I don't get dehydrated---there's not very much of me to dehydrate! So, after a very tiring day I'm writing from the puppy-hospital. It's scarey here.

My poor Mom is so frightened. My Dad is 800 miles away on business for a whole week. He sure feels bad that he can't be home right now! I can't wait to see them again and I really want to sleep in my own bed.

Bye for now.

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Saturday, September 09, 2006

Muddy Buddy

This morning I ate a big mud pie... and my Mom gave me a nice warm bath!

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Howie, My New Friend

I had a my very first puppy play day with a little pup named Howie.

I thought Howie's short little legs were so cute! I tried to get Howie to lay still so I could give him sweet, sweet kisses.

He threw me off and told me that girls have germs!

That wasn't very nice so I made him smell my bum.

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Romp With Howie

After Howie and I got to know each other we had sooooooooooo much fun romping around the yard. We chased and pounced each other for almost two hours!!!

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Lily vs. TC

My cousin Lily has finally started to play with me.

Whenever she plays too rough with me...

...I run away and play cute...

...and she asks for my forgiveness!

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The Great White Flying Pup

My cousin Lily is so fun to jump on. I like to chew on her nose and her ears. My favorite things to do are jump on top of her like I'm a crazed flying squirrel and to rear back and swat her with my paws like I'm a vicious tiger... But the absolute best is getting in a good pounce when she's not looking!

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Tuesday, September 05, 2006

Hair-Cut Follow-Up

Now that my hair is cut the sun is always getting in my eyes! I have to squint when I go outside.

I really do like all of the attention I get now that my hair is cut! This is me and my cousin Philip. He calls me Too-da-niss.

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Sunday, September 03, 2006

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

Today my Mom and Dad decided to give me my first Schnauzer-do.

I told them that my hair didn't need cutting. Scruffy ears and shaggy legs are good enough for me!

Did they listen?! NO!!! For over an hour they fought with me and held me down. I struggled against them with all of my strength. In the end they finally wore me out---but not before I got in a couple of good bites! Funny thing is I'm getting a lot more attention now. Maybe this hair-cut deal isn't such a bad thing after all.

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Friday, September 01, 2006

Lily Rose

Today I met my cousin Lily. She is moving in today to stay with my family. I was a little shy at first.

My Mom encouraged me to come out and meet my cousin. Lily's a lot bigger than me so I took things slow.

Then, when she wasn't looking, I jumped on her with all of my mighty strength.

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