John R. Erickson
9) Faded Love
Heading into the wild outback, Hank goes in search of his true love, the charming Miss Beulah. Hank is sure he can win Beulah's heart - but first he'll need the help of a powerful aphrodisiac.
Hank and Drover must deal with all sorts of strange phenomena. They must defend the ranch against an attack of the terrible Charlie Monsters and a polka-dot midget. Then they must gather every ounce of courage they have to save the ranch from the Swirling Killer Tornado.
A terrible winter storm strikes the Texas Panhandle. Down at Slim's place, Hank and Drover listen to the wind howling outside, watching the snow pile up outside. The phone rings. It's High Loper. Baby Molly has a bad cough and needs medicine. Can Hank go out into the blizzard and make it all the way to Headquarters with the cough medicine? Or, will he be captured and eaten by Rip and Snort?
Against her better judgment, Sally May leaves the ranch in Slim's care. While Slim naps, Hank and Little Alfred subject strawberry ice cream to rigorous product testing and then go for a ride in a mysterious spaceship. But, it's when Slim finally awakens that their adventures really begin. Hank saves Slim from sure death, endures a terrible whipping from the Hooking Bull, and much, much more.
Slim rescues an orphan raccoon, and much to Hank's dismay, everyone on the ranch is enchanted with the "cute" baby coon with the beady little eyes and amazing little hands. Yet, little do they know that every time midnight rolls around, Eddy the Rac is seized with uncontrollable fits and it's Hank's responsibility to guard the crafty masked bandit every moment! Soon Hank finds himself teaming up with Eddy to liberate the poor "singing" cookies....
Hank the Cowdog has seen dry summers in his years as the Head of Ranch Security, but nobody on the ranch has seen a drought like this. Ponds have dried up, the creek is down to a trickle, pastures have turned to burned toast, and the cows are kicking up clouds of dust. Then, to top it all off, Pete the Barncat hatches a dastardly plot to ruin Loper's birthday! The last thing the cowboys need is a prairie fire, but that's what they get, and it begins...
Marauding trespassers are threatening to stampede the cattle. It's Hank the Cowdog, Head of Ranch Security, to the rescue as he: tracks down the enemy agent, "Mysterious Esther", escapes the relentless Vampire Vacuum Sweeper, and confronts Buster and his gang. Will Hank prevail and save the ranch? Find out in this action-packed episode.
As the proud new owner of a Priceless Corncob, Hank knows that being rich can change your life. But does it mean giving up his position as Head of Ranch Security?
When Hank, Slim, Drover, and Little Alfred head over to the Hodge's place to feed the cattle, Hank encounters the weirdest cat he's ever seen. Then, when Hank gets bumped out of the back of the Cammo-Stealth army truck, Mary D. Cat is the only one around to help keep Rip and Snort at bay. Will Slim realize Hank is missing in action? Is Mary D. Cat really a vampire? Or could it be—gulp—that she's a good cat after all?
Quail season has started, and Plato the Birddog is impressing the lovely Miss Beulah with his pointing ability. So, Hank tries to impress her with some bird work of his own by chasing a flock of noisy, wild turkeys away from the house. However, Sally May had been watching the turkeys, and that means that Hank is in deep trouble. But, in the middle of all of this, Beulah gets kidnapped by Scraunch. Can Hank save her?
While Slim and Loper are away from the ranch for three days, Hank suffers from...is it a double bumblebee sting, or much worse? It falls upon Sally May to nurse the stricken Hank back to health. Her patience and compassion are seriously tested, while the afflicted Hank endures humiliation at the hands of Pete, Wallace and Junior, and an insulting veterinarian. Does Sally May care after all?
What happens when Hank the Cowdog finds himself stuck in town and facing the mean, monster Great Dane, "Rambo"? Rambo's only weakness is that he's a car-barkaholic. He just can't resist chasing and barking at passing cars. Join Hank as he runs the Eighteen-Wheeler Marathon, charms his nieces and nephews with tales of courage, and enlists Dog-Pound Ralph in a scheme to banish Rambo.