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Sing-Song Play Along!

Oh Dog! Did I ever tell you how weird Jen is? It’s true!

Jen? What ARE you doing?

For instance, she has a song for each one of us. They usually don’t make sense, but she likes singing to us. And, well, we humor her by pretending to like it.

The song she sings for me is a rewrite of an old Chef Boyardee commercial. Here’s the commercial.


But Jen sings:

We have a Rumparoni!
Beef and macaroni!
Rumparoni loves to eat.
Rumparoni’s full of meat.
Rumparoni’s really neat.
Hooray! For Rumparoni!!!!

*shakes head sadly* You see what we put up with? She’s beyond hopeless!!!!

But if you think mine’s bad, check out DeDe’s!!!!


Just change the doo doo to DeDe…. and well, you get the drift.

But I gotta admit, we like the Mahna-Mahna!!!

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57 thoughts on “Sing-Song Play Along!

  1. I love your Rumparoni song…. but Mahna-Mahna is “dangerous”, can’t get it out of your head…..mahna-mahna …do-dooo-be-do-do …

    Posted by easyweimaraner | July 19, 2012, 1:23 AM
  2. I love Rumparoni!

    Posted by Carolina Garcia | July 19, 2012, 1:39 AM
  3. Oh, we like the Manha-Manha too, turning that bit up to high volume ๐Ÿ™‚
    We sing brown dogs in the ring, la la la la la …..

    Posted by shacklefordlb | July 19, 2012, 1:57 AM
  4. Serious ear worms coming at us! We certainly have songs for most of ours – made up nonsense most of them ๐Ÿ˜‰

    Posted by Animalcouriers | July 19, 2012, 2:18 AM
  5. I’m singing “dogsongs” too. And my dogs pretend to like them as well. Nah, I think they really like them, because if I sing a dogsong, I must be in a good mood.

    Posted by stanzebla | July 19, 2012, 2:59 AM
  6. oh dawg, I shudnt have clicked the muppet song video… it’ll be days before mahna-mahna thing would go out from my system… x0x0x Vanilla Bean

    Posted by Twinkle with the feisty furballs | July 19, 2012, 3:04 AM
  7. I reblogged this article, … in German, because my favourite “dogsong” has German lyrics.

    Posted by stanzebla | July 19, 2012, 3:48 AM
  8. Thank you sooo much for this post Rumpy : you’ve made me feel less lonely on this issue …
    By the way, Mahna-Mahna is one of our favourite too, because of the lyrics and the melody, but mostly because of it’s philosophical conclusion :
    “- What is a Mahna-Mahna ?
    – Who cares ?”
    We think it’s very deep ๐Ÿ™‚

    Posted by Chabichou Malabar du Roupillon | July 19, 2012, 3:57 AM
  9. At Christmas you can forget Rudolph, I hear “Clowie the wet nosed doggy” all the time!

    Posted by Clowie | July 19, 2012, 4:12 AM
  10. I looooved both songs, Beefaroni oops! Rumparoni! and Mahna mahna!!! They are very cheerful songs!!!
    How sweet of Jen to make songs for you! *whispers* yes, my mom does that, too!
    This post makes me and mom smile!
    Thanks Rumpy! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Posted by eripanwkevin | July 19, 2012, 5:50 AM
  11. BOL. Mummy sings to me too:
    Ninky Ninky Noodles
    Should have been a poodle
    Or a MagnaDoodle
    But not an Etch-a-Sketch!

    AND (to the tune of Rupert the Bear)

    Noodles, Noodles the dog
    Everyone knows her name
    Noodles, Noodles the dog
    Everyone come and join […pause…] in all of her games!”

    AND there’s more…

    “Noodles is a Big Bummed Bear
    She’d look darn silly if she had no hair!”

    And you think JEN is weird???

    We luvs Mnah Mnah by da way xxx

    Posted by MissNoodles Murrell | July 19, 2012, 5:54 AM
  12. Aahhh, Rumparoni & Mahna-Mahna… you know they’re love songs?

    Posted by EllaDee | July 19, 2012, 6:27 AM
  13. Awww, sweet Rumpy that just shows how much she loves you two. She re-wrote a song for you and that Mahna-Mahna song is not easy to sing. Now that is real special and she loves you two a lot to do that. Hugs and nose kisses

    Posted by Chancy and Mumsy | July 19, 2012, 7:20 AM
  14. Your very own songs. Yay! You are all such creative originals!

    Love and licks,

    Posted by Genevieve Petrillo | July 19, 2012, 7:35 AM
  15. Yep! You’re right, Rumpy. Jen obviously needs an intervention! ๐Ÿ˜‰

    Posted by CATachresis | July 19, 2012, 7:37 AM
  16. Funny!!! With Sephi I would sing, “Sephi Doodle, Sephi Doodle, Sephi Doodle, Doodle head!” along with the rising crescendo of “Flight of the Valkyries”.

    Posted by ILoveDogs | July 19, 2012, 8:09 AM
  17. Absolutely priceless….love this! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Posted by Teresa Silverthorn | July 19, 2012, 8:17 AM
  18. So now we have a new nickname for you, Rumparoni!!! And we suppose she reads that great fairy tale Rumplestiltskin to you too:)

    Woos – Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

    Posted by Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning | July 19, 2012, 8:27 AM
  19. Oh Rumpy – humans ARE a weird lot BUT since they provide us with free room and board, we have to just smile and “play along” with some of their behavior – like singing…..right???

    Kitty Hugs, Sammy

    Posted by onespoiledcat | July 19, 2012, 8:49 AM
  20. Hah love it! I make up all sorts of nonsense songs all day long for my dog. I’m convinced owning a dog just turns us into crazies.

    Posted by weena | July 19, 2012, 9:44 AM
  21. O you are in need of a cookie!! *offers half eaten bag*

    Posted by Basil | July 19, 2012, 9:52 AM
  22. It is GOOD that you have Broad Shoulders… THIS is a terrible burden you two must carry. BOL BOL

    Posted by Frankie Furter and Ernie | July 19, 2012, 10:23 AM
  23. I think it’s precious that your Mom has songs for you. They sound much better than basket-case’s (sorry, husbands) song is for me, His has no tone and only 4 words, repeated endlessly “I love my wife………..” and on and on we go.

    Posted by Long Life Cats and Dogs | July 19, 2012, 11:53 AM
  24. Jen is very clever My mom sing You are my Sunshine to me..

    Posted by Louie | July 19, 2012, 12:26 PM
  25. We love Mahna – Mahna!!! Yay!!! LOL!! Awww so sweet Jen has songs just for you! Yay! take care

    Posted by Old Kitty | July 19, 2012, 12:52 PM
  26. My mummy and daddy change song lyrics to include my name too – i like it ๐Ÿ˜€

    Posted by themisadventuresofmisaki | July 19, 2012, 1:09 PM
  27. Well, we animals have our little oddities too…

    Posted by animalartist | July 19, 2012, 1:36 PM
  28. Oh Rumpydog, is it off key? You look a little shocked in that photo.

    Posted by Boomdeeadda | July 19, 2012, 3:03 PM
  29. I don’t think Jen is weird at all Rumpydog! I had a song about both my dogs. My song for Abby, a Australian Shepard mix, was called “It’s all about meeeeee!” and for Maggie, a red Chocolate Lab mix, the song was called “Pleeeeeaaase” (sung in the key of whiny). So it’s sounds pretty normal to me.

    Posted by drangedinaz | July 19, 2012, 4:10 PM

    What about June Buggie? What’s his song?

    Posted by Jazz Cat Jay | July 19, 2012, 4:43 PM
  31. Oh I admit to making songs up about my little terrors too! They do look at me like I’m a) mad or b) they’d like me to go away somewhere and come back when I’ve learned to behave myself! xx

    Posted by pawedblog | July 19, 2012, 6:10 PM
  32. Rumpy! Special songs are not so weird…or maybe it’s just a silly human thing. RC is very cranky if she doesn’t get her song each morning.
    Oh, If you know any pit rescue groups – please send them to my blog. There has been a very large rescue here in the past few days (298 dogs) – these are dogs with good temperaments – and it used to be a respected shelter. Thanks

    Posted by philosophermouseofthehedge | July 19, 2012, 8:10 PM
  33. Mumma sings to us too – sometimes our own songs, sometimes songs that include all 3 of us! She likes to sing Truly Scrumptious from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang – but changes the words to ‘you three are truly scrumptious’. Mummas are a little crazy sometimes! Bubba, Bella & Beary x

    Posted by bumpyroadtobubba | July 19, 2012, 8:42 PM
  34. Rumpy, your song is making me hungry.

    Posted by Bongo | July 19, 2012, 11:51 PM
  35. It’s not weird, Rumpy. It just mean Jen loves you ๐Ÿ™‚

    Posted by Paprika Furstenburg | July 20, 2012, 7:18 AM
  36. Hey, you naughty Rumpy–don’t you dare say Jen is weird! I have special songs for each of my own dogs and cats, I will have you know! How else would we talk about the important stuff together?

    Posted by granbee | July 20, 2012, 4:03 PM
  37. I like Jen’s song! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Posted by Bassas Blog | July 20, 2012, 11:27 PM
  38. I just thought of a great song for my dog Pierson. You know the “Spongebog Squarepants” song? Sing it saying “Mr. Pierson Fluffybutt” instead. ๐Ÿ˜€

    Posted by ILoveDogs | July 21, 2012, 4:58 PM
  39. My mom is sure she’s related to Diana Ross so she’s always cooing,
    “Rammy love, my Rammy love, I need you, oh, how I need you…”

    Pretty embarrasing, but I guess if that’s the worst of her character faults, I can live with it.

    Posted by onecoolgriff | July 22, 2012, 9:52 AM
  40. LOL.. and I thought I was the only weirdo around. It’s all in the idea, Rumpy ๐Ÿ˜€

    Posted by angelswhisper2011 | July 22, 2012, 2:55 PM
  41. Aw- singing makes a dull day brighter! We don’t sing to Moe cat, but photographer calls him RejuvaMoe when he licks her face!

    Posted by Ellie and Edmond ยฉ | July 24, 2012, 6:03 PM

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