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Who's Up First?

Most of the time I get up long before North although, if I sleep in, my nosy pooch will rise when I first make a move under the covers (is it time yet?). I think it's something about being able to watch guard from his bed – and the need to then follow me in case I am getting some peanut butter on my way to the shower. A dog can dream.I was able to get one photo of my sleepy pup this morning before his eyes popped open . . . ummm, he doesn't look too pleased. How does this go in your house?

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C-a-n-d-i C-a-n-d-i 8 years
My cat is always awake...I swear. I know they say cats sleep 23 hours a day on average...but I swear she sleeps maybe 2. Last night, she woke me up at 1:30am by licking my hand...just so I could pet her for two hours. Every time I'd stop petting her, she'd bite me...HARD. Needless to say, she's the first one awake in my house.
shellee shellee 8 years
On weekdays, my hubby and I get up first thanks to the alarm clock. On weekends, however, my pup is usually up and ready to play when we just want to sleep in. :)
kendallina kendallina 8 years
Wrigley uses puppy pads, so he doesn't need to go out in the morning. He loves to cuddle up and stay in bed as long as possible...hmnm, wonder if he gets that from me?
eleigh eleigh 8 years
Usually during the week I'm up first and they take over the warm spots in the bed, but on the weekends when I try to sleep in they want me up and at em!
sexylibrarian sexylibrarian 8 years
North is so cute in those pics!! Two of mine always get up with me in the morning and the other two stay and sleep with my fiance until he gets up. If we are trying to sleep in they always get up before us.
hyzenthlay20 hyzenthlay20 8 years
Weekdays my boyfriend and I are up first. Weekends, the dog is up first, and to my delight, sticks his wet nose in my boyfriend's face to wake him up. I get to continue sleeping!
OhMyDragonflys OhMyDragonflys 8 years
My dog is never awake before I am. He is dead weight when he sleeps too. Once I stepped on his face on accident and he didn't budge. It's pathetic.
Coco5 Coco5 8 years
I have to wake up early in the morning to get to class on time and Coco has no problem showing me that I am doing the wrong thing. The second I get out of bed she runs right back under the covers and falls asleep until its time to go in her crate.
thelorax thelorax 8 years
My Scout is NOT a morning dog.
moonlissa moonlissa 8 years
Sadie is still asleep when I drag her out for her first morning walk....and not happy about it!!!
GretelGirl GretelGirl 8 years
North is just too cute for words and Gretel gives me the stink-eye in the morning when I am up before her and I turn on light!
Bratgirl Bratgirl 8 years
My two cats of course are up most of the night terrorizing the house. So my two dogs must be in kennels in my spare bedroom. This is their "nite nite" place. They love it! They have their beds, blankies, a chew toy each... and my jack russell has HIS teddy bear!! The husky IS NOT allowed to have it! GRRRR!
sonya-ina sonya-ina 8 years
It all depends. On weekends I usually sleep in and Eegor will end up waking me up. However, on work days, I wake Eegor up when I get up so I have time to feed him and take him out before we head out for work (he comes with me).
Aphrosette Aphrosette 8 years
It completely depends. During the week we all wake up to the alarm together. On the weekends, if they have had a lot of exercise they will sleep in until we are ready to get up. But they are rearing to go as soon as our feet hit the floor. If they ave not had a lot of exercise they are waking us up usually right around the time the alarm would have gone off. So it really depends.
cubadog cubadog 8 years
I get up first and Cuba stays burrowed underneath the covers. When I say good morning wiener he starts to wag his tail while his eyes are still closed.
t-and-co t-and-co 8 years
Bailey is always awake first. I don't think he actually ever sleeps, because if I open my eyes in the middle of the night he's coming to sniff to see if I'm awake.
bellydancinmary bellydancinmary 8 years
My puppies are always up first at 5:00 in the morning. Since they're up, they have to wake me up by either a)digging at my head if it's under the blankets b) licking me constantly c) whining if they need to go to the bathroom.
Renees3 Renees3 8 years
I'm always up first, but I wake up pretty early. Half the time, B-Bop hears me getting up and follows me into the office, but the other half he just looks at me then goes back to bed. Sometimes on the weekends he'll wake me up, but not usually.
beram1220 beram1220 8 years
My dog gets up first only because he knows that he can hop in the bed as soon as the alarm goes off while I sleep for an extra 20 minutes. Since weaning him out of the main bed and into his own, he tries to sneak in as much as possible and it's the only time my boyfriend doesn't argue when he jumps in while we are waking up!
kiwitwist kiwitwist 8 years
I tend to wake them up to pee when I get up (but they usually wake up when I move anyways)... But on the weekends if I sleep in, they usually wake me up so they can pee.
wren1 wren1 8 years
Cute pics, Pet! :) I usually get up first. Sometimes I have to wake my dog up to go out.
Zivanod Zivanod 8 years
My two cats are really good at waking me up about 15 minutes before the alarm.
lawchick lawchick 8 years
the two older pets get up when they hear us get up. the kitten (well, she's 1 year old) does one of two things - either she sleeps cuddled up next to me on top of the covers, and gets woken up when I bolt up to get the alarm clock. or, I guess some nights she has either slept outside of our room or woken up early and gone in another part of the house. on those days, like 15 seconds after the alarm goes off, she runs down the hall and meows and jumps up in bed, purring and snuggling. It's so precious, like she was waiting for us to get up!
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