Published Sunday, Dec. 3, 2000 in The
shipping and handling from J.C. Penney Catalog, Catalog Fulfillment
Center, Atlanta, Ga. 30390, 800-222-6161, Internet: www.jcpenney.com
regret to report that, after we ordered and photographed the puppy
umbrella, the product was discontinued. We decided to leave it
in the gift guide anyway, because we sincerely wanted you, our
readers, to know that we have one and you don't, neener neener.
by Tauba Ingenthron of St. Louis, Mo.
a gift for the person on your list who has one of those small,
irritating dogs that look like pieces of lint that have somehow
learned to bark. As you probably know, small yappy dogs do NOT
like to go out in the rain, so their owners often have to try
to protect them with umbrellas. But umbrellas are stupidly designed
to protect humans, which means that often the dog becomes, God
thanks to this amazing new umbrella concept, the dog-owner on
your list can keep little Fifi as dry as a ''bone'' (ha ha!).
it does NOT protect the owner, who will probably catch pneumonia
and die. But that is a small price to pay for a small, irritating
dog's personal comfort.
would also work beautifully with other ''critters'' such as hamsters,
chickens, snakes and children under one year. This item is also
carried at all times by the personal chauffeur for Mr. Dustin