Monday, May 20, 2013

Meet My Cabinet: Jack

Jack: Resident Literary Laureate. 


1.  Please introduce yourself and tell us your age and a very special trait

Everyone calls me Jack, but my full name is Sundancer's Repairman Jack.  Evidently Repairman Jack was a character in a book that my tall guy was reading when he got me.  I guess it's a good thing he wasn't reading 'Alice in Wonderland'.  Although Wonderlab would be a cool name.  I am 4.5 years old.  My very special trait is that I can pretty much make the tall guy give me food whenever I stare at him, because, according to his words, "You're driving me crazy!"

2.  If you had an alter ego, who would you like to be and why?

My alter ego would be Puddles, because she lives such an exciting life and she drinks beers.  But not to the point of being drunk.  Most of the time.

3.  What do you like best/least about where you live?

Hmmm, I have never lived anywhere else, so I don't know what I like best and least.  I like living with the tall guy, except when he is watching The Amazing Race and I am not allowed to move or breathe.

4. Who are some peeps/furiends you'd like to meet and why?

I would like to meet Puddles, Madi, Beth and Mike, and Phil from the Amazing Race so I could tell him how much the tall guy wants to be on.  Then I could watch him on television in our new house that we bought with the $1000000 prize money!

5.  If you could give one piece of random advice what would it be?
One piece of random advice:  Do not let Puddles borrow your credit card when she's going to the store and she promises you she will only buy 'milk'.

6.  What do you do for fun?
Does sleep count for fun?  But my most fun is playing towel, after I have had a bath.  I get to try to take the towel away from the tall guy and get rubbed at the same time.

7. What is the first thing you do each morning?
 First thing each morning - wake up the tall guy.  Because if I'm awake, he should be too.

8. What is the first thing you notice about a new furiend?
 First thing I notice about a new furiend - if their tail is wagging.  Same with peoples.

9. Tell us how you came to live in your family and how you got your name?
 My name:  You can read all about that here:
or here:

MADI here:  Yes my friend Jack is an author several times over...and I was the letter N in his Alpha-Pet Book!!! My BFFF Maggie Mae was M.

10.  What is your absolute favorite food?
My favorite food?  Food.

Bonus Question:  Jack, over the last 4 years, it has come to our attention TG has several shortcomings when it comes to the care and tending of Sir Jack the world famous author, (i.e. more walks, more cookies, keeping your kibble bowl full, less time looking at computer and more time gazing into your eyes, to name just a few.)  Please tell us why it is you have chosen to keep him in your employment in spite of these shortcomings and have you seen any improvement in his behavior.
I have decided to keep the tall guy around, in spite of all of his shortcomings, because I think I really do love him more than cookies, more than walks and even more than, dare I say it… food.  All-in-all, he's a pretty good tall guy.

Jack and TG were two of our very first blogging friends way back
in 2009.  We would like to take this opportunity to thank
them for all their encouragement and help as we 
jumped feet first in the deep end of the cyber pool  tiptoed into the blogging world
If you have not met, Jack click here


  1. I would like to meet this Jack! He sounds like a really cool cat... er... dog! :)

  2. Jack is a GREAT dog to have a part of your cabinet. MOM has TG's book and we bought a few of them so I can give them to my little two legger friends. And they love the alpha-pet book.

  3. This was a great interview! You have lots of wonderful woofie furriends, Madi. We like to add more woofies to our reading list and this helps us meet them.

    Have a wonderful Monday! ((Hugs)) from your main mancat, Prancer Pie.

  4. Pee Ess - love your new header.

  5. Madi, you could not have made a better choice for the Literary Laureate of your cabinet. Fantastic interview. And we agree with with Jack that he is one "cool cat" (for a dog that is).

    We also love your new header Madi.

    Cindi Lou & The Kitty Krew
    Adam and Georgia

  6. What a great pair. We've read and enjoyed his book and think he's the ideal Literary Lureate.

    XXXOOO Daisy, Bella & Roxy

  7. It's great to "meet" Jack. You have awesome members in your cabinet, Madi. :-)

    And we really like your new header too! Cool!

  8. Nice to meet Jack. We agree when we wake everyone else must wake too. Great interview Madi. Have a marvellous Monday.
    Best wishes Molly

  9. Love your new header Madi. Great picture. That was such a great interview with Jack. He and his Tall Guy sound like good peoples. And of course the fact that he likes Puddles puts him way up on our list.
    Take care and have a great day.

  10. Jack, you seem like a great friend to have. We enjoyed the interview!

    Piggy kisses,
    Katie and Coccolino the mini pig

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  12. Love your new header, Madi!

    Jack sounds like quite the guy!

  13. It is always fun to learn more about our blogging friends. Jack and TG sure write well.

    Millie & Walter

  14. What a MARVELOUS interview. Jack is PURRRRfect choice fur this cabinet pawsition.

  15. Rut Ro, sounds like TG may be in truble.

  16. I'm glad too that your tall friend diddn't read " Alice in Wonderland", imagine your name would be Cheyshire Cat or Mad Hatter ... LOL. Thanks for a great interview with your fabulous cabinet (or CATinet) member - Have a great Monday Madi&Mom

  17. Hi Jack its nice to meet you!
    stella rose

  18. I agree with Squirrel Queen, he is also a hunk!
    Molly the Golden

  19. Nice to meet you, Jack! I think that Wonderlab is a pretty cool name too, but I like Jack. You sound like my kind of dawg!

  20. We know Jack, he is a great fellow! And TG is okay too - BOL!

    Your Pals,

    Murphy & Stanley

  21. We are in safe literary paws. Phew.
    Toodle pip!

  22. Jack is quite the guy huh? Hey! Did you know there are two of you in your header pic? BOL!
    Lovies, Miss Mindy

  23. jack is a very handsome professor type and looks a lot like my grand nieces dog

  24. Thanks for introducing us to Jack!

    Thank you so much for your kind words about Auntie El's passing. We're sorry it's taken so long to reply but Mom is having a hard time. It's comforting to have the support of the Cat Blogosphere at this sad time.

    The Florida Furkids and Mom Sharon

  25. Dear Madi,

    Jack is an excellent choice for your Cabinet! What a great interview you had with him!

    I first fell in love with Jack when I read his book, and visiting his daily blog is always the highlight of my day....he is truly devoted to the Tall Guy, so I'm sure he will also be a loyal and hard-working Cabinet member for you :-)

    I think he would really like it if he got "paid" with cookies!!

    Jack's friend,

  26. Jack is fab and handsome too.. Love your new header Madi.. We are gonna go and check him out xx00xxx

    Mollie and Alfie

  27. madi...another grate interviews; sorree yur mom waz knot abe bull ta get ta jacks houz with chalk bee for ewe finizhed de interview !! :P

  28. Nice to meet you Jack! We think you will be an important addition to the cabinet. Love your interview, we would be Puddles too given half a chance, BOL.
    Dip Bridge and Elliot x

  29. We love your interview with Jack! He sounds like one pawsome addition to your cabinet!

  30. ha ha ha! Jack, we like your favorite food...FOOD!

  31. Jack you are a wonderful addition to Madi's great cabinet!
    Thanks for sharing this interview with us Madi!
    *hugs and kisses*

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  33. Hey Madi!
    Wow, congrats on another fabulous interview! Jack is a handsome dude and sounds like he as a very cool life with his tall guy. :)
    Grr and Woof,
    Sarge, COP

  34. Jack is so cool and I love knowing more about him. He is a great pal to have and he let me be in his alphabet book too!!

    Loveys Sasha

  35. Jack is one cool dude and such a wonderful smile! Yes, that header is too cool!

  36. Jack did the Tall Guy have anything to do with this post. We know how he is
    Benny & Lily


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