As moderates who appreciate the tenuous position of dogs in Muslim countries, the Carpetdogs were outraged when they heard about how the Iranian police are cracking down on dog owners by confiscating their dogs! Dog ownership, it seems, is a symbol of western depravity and another excuse for the police to insinuate themselves into people's private lives. The Carpetdogs are many things -- lazy, insolent, disobedient and haters of kedis -- but they object to being called depraved!
Now, doggies are caught in a theological standoff. As on many other questions, Islamic scholars are divided over whether dogs are unclean like rats, or if Allah says in the Koran that nothing bad has been created in this world.
Carpetdogs know there but for the grace of Allah go they. Something must be done!
Since life is slow in Istanbul and the Carpetdogs underscheduled, they are ready to leap into action. Perhaps there is U.S. funding to organize dogs in support of
regime change, democratization? They are experienced revolutionaries as well, you know. Perhaps they could sneak over the border as freelance liberators?
Then we can make a movie about them. It would be like "Not without My Daughter," only with dogs.