Freckles could easily have been a herding dog, but since there is no work for her to do, she loves to spends her mornings in bed.

He ʻīlio welu moe poli.

“A well-fed dog that sleeps in the bosom.”

Said of a well-fed pet dog or of a person who is able to work but is too pampered to want to.

Source: ʻŌlelo Noʻeau, by Mary Kawena Pukui.