Presidential Pets – Episode 59

January 5, 2020 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Now, turkey’s are not often considered smart, by human standards. They aren’t often consider smart by animal standards, either. When Tad Lincoln, son of President Abraham Lincoln, intervenes and saves a turkey from becoming Christmas dinner, no one was expecting

Presidential Pets – Episode 58

January 4, 2020 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

It turns out that Sunny is as quick as she is smart. Pauline Wayne isn’t sitting there long before the dog returns, her barks echoing through the area. It rouses the girl, who scrubs at her eyes, groggy and half

Presidential Pets – Episode 57

January 3, 2020 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Now, what one should keep in mind is that Pauline Wayne is used to being alone. In her time, she’s the only White House cow. There aren’t too many other barn animals kept on property. People come out to see

Presidential Pets – Episode 56

January 2, 2020 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

“What does it mean?” Sunny nudges at the picture. She squints her eyes. Her tail drops down between her hind legs. “Wait a second. I’ve seen this person before!” A wave of relief crashes over Pauline Wayne. “You have? That’s

Presidential Pets – Episode 55

January 1, 2020 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Pauline Wayne’s first thought would be that the necklace was lost, and Sunny had to return it. But that seems like it would be too easy of a solution. It feels like there’s something more going on here. After all,

Presidential Pets – Episode 54

December 31, 2019 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Pauline Wayne waits for what seems like a very, very long time. In fact, it seems like far too long of a time. With a quick glance around her, the cow starts to walk down the same path that Sunny

Presidential Pets – Episode 53

December 30, 2019 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Sunny is a very excitable thing, but Pauline Wayne very quickly decides that’s not a bad thing. She likes the dog, and the cheer is contagious. For a little bit, it’s even easy for Pauline Wayne to forget about the

Presidential Pets – Episode 52

December 29, 2019 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Sunny is a very rambunctious dog. Along with her brother, she’s one of the two newest members of the Presidential Pets. Owned by President Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States, she’s only recently found herself among the

Presidential Pets – Episode 51

December 28, 2019 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Pauline Wayne has never been in a situation like this. Normally, when a Presidential Pet steps into a new timeline, the Room provides them with a good bit of information about where they are and what they should know, often

Presidential Pets – Episode 50

December 27, 2019 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

When Pauline Wayne gets back to the Room, she’s expecting a quick congratulations and a way back home. Instead, she finds that there’s no one else around, and one of the doggy doors is lit with a strange, purple light.

Presidential Pets – Episode 49

December 26, 2019 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

When Pauline Wayne was just a young thing, barely past her first milking, she was struck with the realization that her job as a Presidential Pet would always be different from most of the others. Unlike the dogs and cats,

Presidential Pets – Episode 48

December 25, 2019 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Now, a dog or a cat would have no problems going down this slope. Goats, too, would be at an advantage. Snakes and small rodents, birds and bats, lizards and lions – there are entire lists of animals that are

Presidential Pets – Episode 47

December 24, 2019 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

After a moment of thought, Apollo steps aside. Pauline Wayne gives him a thankful nod before shuffling into the stall. “Alright. Now, I’m going to be very honest with you, Apollo. The Room didn’t tell me what I was supposed

Presidential Pets – Episode 46

December 23, 2019 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Pauline Wayne isn’t entirely sure what to do. On one hand, she would rather get this over and done with before a human comes inside and spots a strange cow in the White House stables. On the other hand, it’s

Presidential Pets – Episode 45

December 22, 2019 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Pauline Wayne doesn’t linger in the stall for very long. She figures that if she ever wants to get back to the sunny front yard, she’s going to have to get this problem solved, and fast. So she nudges the

Presidential Pets – Episode 44

December 21, 2019 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Pauline Wayne steps through the doggie door with all the dignity a cow can muster. She enters the tunnel, making relatively short work of the dark walkway. At the other end of the tunnel, she comes to an impasse. There’s

Presidential Pets – Episode 43

December 20, 2019 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Pauline Wayne doesn’t often get called into the Room, unless it’s for a group meeting. On some level, that’s what she’s been expecting. At least, she would think that it’s going to be more than just her and Cornwallis. And

Presidential Pets – Episode 42

February 19, 2019 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

There are few things in life more enjoyable than a good, warm summer’s day. At least, there are few things in life more enjoyable than a good, warm summer’s day if you ask Pauline Wayne. Today happens to be one

Presidential Pets – Episode 41

January 25, 2019 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

The thing about opossums is that a lot of people consider them to be pests. While this is far from the truth, it still means that Mr. Protection and Mr. Reciprocity have spent their lives working very, very hard at

Presidential Pets – Episode 40

December 6, 2018 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

It takes a lot of effort for Cornwallis to get up. Both Mr. Reciprocity and Mr. Protection rush over to him. One opossum gets on either side of the dog, helping support him. Together, they shuffle over to the hole

Presidential Pets – Episode 39

November 23, 2018 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

The stairs eventually level out into a room that looks very similar to the ones in the Room where the council is held. It’s large and very white. Normally, there are countless doors lining the walls. Today, there’s just the

Presidential Pets – Episode 38 – The Trail

November 13, 2018 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

The box is just large enough for the opossum brothers to open up. Their hands are not the same as humans, of course, but the fur-less digits are far more nimble than that of a dog. Since the box is

Presidential Pets – Episode 37 – Found The Box

October 22, 2018 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

The door lets them back out into the hallway, and for a moment everything seems normal. Mr. Reciprocity can’t relax, though. The very thought that it could be Cornwallis is unsettling. The older pets, they’re a different sort than the

Presidential Pets – Episode 36 – Got The List

September 27, 2018 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

As much as Mr. Reciprocity doesn’t want to admit it, his brother is correct. Clues will help them get back home, and this paper is most certainly a clue. It’s completely white and very modern looking. A picture has been

Presidential Pets – Episode 35 – Under The Desk

September 11, 2018 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Mr. Reciprocity is tired. In fact, he’s very tired. It’s not a natural sort of feeling. It’s the sort of exhaustion that comes on fast and sudden, threatening to swamp his very existence. His ears droop. Then his steps start

Presidential Pets – Episode 34 – The Side Room

August 27, 2018 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

The problem with small starts, of course, is that they make it difficult to find a larger start. Mr. Reciprocity doesn’t say as much, but he’s really hoping to find something that might point them in a better direction. The

Presidential Pets – Episode 33 – First Clue

August 15, 2018 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

“Alright, brother. I suppose there’s nothing to it now.” Mr. Reciprocity gives a rattling sigh. His brother mimics the sound. Mr. Protection slaps his tail against the ground. “Got to figure this out on our own, I do suppose. The

Presidential Pets – Episode 32 – Broken White House

July 27, 2018 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Mr. Reciprocity is tired. He’s tired when the Room calls them, and he’s even more tired when he steps into the tunnel that connects the two timelines. Just like the doggie door in the Room, there’s something ominous about the

Presidential Pets – Episode 31 – The Opossum Brothers

July 9, 2018 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Two animals greet Fala in the Room, and not ones that he’s seen for a very long while. Mr. Protection and Mr. Reciprocity were standing in the center of the room, their hairless tails wrapped tight ‘round each other. Now,

Presidential Pets – Episode 30 – The Watch Is Found

June 19, 2018 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

They don’t talk as they follow the Island Master. Tabe, Aisha, and Fala walk just slightly behind the Island Master. The mink is slow but steady, leading them away from the church, and the sparse forest, and the beach where

Presidential Pets – Episode 29 – Going To Get The Watch

June 1, 2018 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

They end up in the church itself, which is decrepit and broken. One of the windows is cracked. Fractured light streams in through the dirty panes; it’s proof that no one has been here for a very long time, and

Presidential Pets – Episode 28 – Making A Deal

May 14, 2018 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

The change in the air is impossible to miss. Aisha goes very, very still. The bird lands on Tabe’s head, taloned feet digging into thick white fur. Fala’s ears droop. “What?” “About that,” says Aisha, with a scuffle of one

Presidential Pets – Episode 27 – Freeing Rabe

May 4, 2018 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

The snare isn’t well-made. That’s the first thing that Fala figures out. It should actually be fairly easy to get off, so he turns to Aisha and tells her, “alright. I need a branch. I need a very sturdy branch.”

Presidential Pets – Episode 26 – Realizing The Problem

April 6, 2018 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Tabe is a fox. Specifically, Tabe is an Arctic fox. Fala has heads the humans talk about them before. Sometimes they call them white foxes, or polar foxes, or even snow foxes. Despite the variables in naming the creature, the

Presidential Pets – Episode 25 – Almost To Tabe

March 16, 2018 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

As Fala walks along the beach, guided by the rock ptarmigan, he learns three very important things. The first one is that her name is Aisha, and she lives with her friend in a small rock alcove near the forested

Presidential Pets – Episode 24 – Attu Island

February 27, 2018 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

The Aleutian Islands are a chain of fourteen large volcanic islands that belong to both the United States and Russia. There are also fifty five smaller islands included in the listing. This forms the Aleutian Arc, which is found in

Presidential Pets – Episode 23 – Going To The Islands

February 1, 2018 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

“So, what is it? Spit it on out, feather-brains. Tell me what I need to do, so I can get on out there and get it over with.” Fala tilts his head to the side, black ears flopping. Dick ruffles

Presidential Pets – Episode 22 – Meeting Dick

January 2, 2018 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Fala and Cornwallis have never gotten along very well. They see the world in different ways; their core values the same but the process to reach them is vastly different. As such, even though Cornwallis usually handles passing out the

Presidential Pets – Episode 21 – Meeting Fala

December 15, 2017 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Adventure isn’t always something that must be searched for. Sometimes, you barely need to step outside of your door for the craziest of things to start happen, for you to find yourself drawn into a journey that seems fit only

Presidential Pets – Episode 20 – Going Home

November 21, 2017 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Slippers is a soft spoken cat, but she’s also a very smart thing. And, more importantly, in that moment, Slippers is also very fast and very light footed. She slips virtually unnoticed through the zoo, over to the primate enclosure.

Presidential Pets – Episode 19 – Figuring Out The Solution

October 13, 2017 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

At first, the two cats can’t figure out how the humans could make this mistake. Surely, they could tell the difference between a monkey bite and a tiger bite! They sit, and they lay and they walk around the shade

Presidential Pets – Episode 18 – Telling Slippers The Story

September 20, 2017 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Now, there are a great amount of Presidential Pets. In fact, it’s not an odd thing to not know all of the other animals that make up the group. They come from a vast array of years, and some of

Presidential Pets – Episode 17 – Meeting Ada and Finding Out The Problem But Not The Solution

August 28, 2017 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

The little sugar glider is quick on his feet. Calla moves through the halls like they’re familiar. “Just up this way, magic cat. Almost there now.” “That’s what you said two halls ago,” huffs Tom Quartz. His ears twitch with

Presidential Pets – Episode 16 – The Sugar Glider Is Free

August 10, 2017 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Tom Quartz isn’t sure that this is his best idea. There are usually reasons that animals get put into cages. They are mean, violent, destructive, or dogs. And this one here, it’s certainly not a dog. Still, the building looks

Presidential Pets – Episode 15 – Getting Help From The Sugar Glider

July 19, 2017 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Tom Quartz makes short work of jumping from the tree to the roof of the building. He is silent. His steps are quick and goes completely unnoticed by the sleeping employee. The little cat slips through the partially opened door

Presidential Pets – Episode 14 – Going Into The Big Building

July 7, 2017 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Tom Quartz, like most cats, is very good at climbing. His nails dig deep into the wood. He scales the side of the tree and hauls himself up onto one particularly solid, sturdy branch. From there, the tom cat jumps

Presidential Pets – Episode 13 – Finding The Big Building and Look For A Way In

June 19, 2017 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Slippers and Tom Quartz have very little trouble getting out of the tiger’s enclosure. The bars are close enough together that there’s no chance for Ebe or Ada to slip through, but they’re far enough apart for the two house

Presidential Pets – Episode 12 – Ebe And Ada Are Both In Trouble

June 15, 2017 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Slippers waits for an explanation, but it doesn’t come. Instead, the tiger cub drops onto the ground, belly down. Ebe groans and bellows out in a wordless complaint before flopping over onto her side, letting her legs flop down in

Presidential Pets – Episode 11 – Ebe Starts To Explain

June 7, 2017 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Ebe doesn’t look very happy to have visitors. Despite the fact that she’s a young thing, there’s something imposing about the way she looks. There are lithe muscles beneath her bright orange and black pelt, and sharp eyes that watch

Presidential Pets – Episode 10 – Getting To Ada’s Enclosure

May 23, 2017 | Posted in Fictitious Presidential Pets Stories

Presidential pets are a very strange thing to understand. They rely on the fact that time travel exists, and that they are all connected on a level no human could possibly realize. Traveling through the time zones is a very