Did you know that labradors are never used as taste-test dogs? That is because they will eat anything with the same amount of gusto: good food, bad food, cookies, carrots, remote controls, whatever. Being true to the labrador lifestyle, Addy will eat just about anything (thankfully I curbed her non-food eating habits early on in life), but if it’s food–or anything vaguely resembling food (cough cough**Vaseline**cough cough)–Addy thinks it is fair game.
Being a svelte 83 pounds, Addy does not do sneaky or graceful well…unless food is involved. When sneaking food is on the day’s agenda, my beloved pupcicle could teach ninjas a thing or two about stealth.
Picture it: Ann (aka roommate) is working upstairs and has a nice plate of ham, cheese, and crackers for snacks. She has one eye on her work and one eye on her plate because she knows not to leave the snack plate unattended lest Addy decide to help herself. Ann’s biggest mistake, she admits later, was thinking that she would notice Addy trying to help herself to the snack plate.
Poor Ann did not know that for the entirety of her life, Addy has been perfecting the art of the walk-by-and-eat act. This is where she will casually walk by a table and in one fluid sweeping motion licks up all the food within reach of her tongue.
And just like that–in plain view of Ann–Addy stole all her cheese.
Adelaide Grace, Cheese Thief, strikes again!