We've done Doppelgangers. We've done BuscemDog. But nature is a broad, colorful, diverse and cruel universe and there are lots of things that look like STUFF. As you may have guessed, a lot of people we encounter have a difficult time reconciling that Lucy is, in fact, a dog. More or less.
Today, I pay humble tribute to the many many many many many many many many many many many many things that are Not Dogs to which Lucy has been compared. Naturally, not all are favorable but, if ever I do get insulted, all I need to do is look at Lucy.....and then it's kind of like "Yeeahhhh, that is one weird lookin' dawg...."
(I should note, some of these animals are actually nicknames we've give her.....Don't you judge me.)
1. An Aye-Aye.
2. A Lizard.
3. A Dik-Dik.
4. Most insects, but Mosquitoes in particular.
5. A Marmoset
6. A Possum.....
(absolutely did) start screaming incoherently at the computer. Because, as we all know, Lucy is definitely a monkey. And Lucy looks nothing like an ape. Stupid Internet.
9. A Rodent, of Usual Size, since Lucy is very small. She is.....a tiny thing.
10. The Baby from "Eraserhead"
11. Baby Birds
I'm looking at you, cockatiels!!
12. Embryonic Dog
Also, an actual picture of Lucy turned up in that GIS- Fetal Chihuahua:
13. A Goat
14. Miniature Horse Foals
15. A Goblin
16. A Gremlin
17. A Mole
18. Ground Squirrel
19. A Meerkat
Finally, my personal favorite. An animal I truly adore and admire for their......special.....special-ness. A beast that I think is tragically under appreciated and unfairly reviled, one that so very wholly encompasses LUCY that were it not for their lack of hilarious disproportionately large ears giving clue that they are not one and the same, I would donate her to a zoo straight away.
Ladies and gents, I give you #20. The Naked Mole Rat
I don't think I can ever hope to top this post.