Category Archives: Pets

Happy Birthday Babies!!!!

A year ago (plus five days) I horrified my husband by bringing home a VERY pregnant pit bull mix from KC Pet Project to foster. On November 23rd, 2014, a Sunday morning, it was obvious even to my less than … Continue reading

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The Slow Decline

If anyone were to ask me how I know, I wouldn’t really be able to tell you. It’s just that feeling you have. I guess that, since we lost Dixie, a dog I had cared for since we adopted her … Continue reading

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Two…Count Them…TWO Puppies!

Two Puppies When I posted my last post, One Last Look, it was Thursday evening and the entire house was very, very sad. Despite all the piles of poop, the smell, and the disaster of messes that faced us each … Continue reading

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One Last Look

Big sigh… Tomorrow is the day. I won’t miss the feces… I won’t miss the urine… I won’t miss the weird and rather gross things I have witnessed as we fostered a mama dog and her eight puppies. I’ll be … Continue reading

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The Pooch is BACK!

On Sunday evening, as an arctic chill from Canada blew out the mid 50s and blew in single digits, my geriatric dog, Dixie, disappeared. It is interesting how people react to things like that. My husband, who has said for … Continue reading

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Lost Dog!

Yesterday the weather was phenomenal – mid 50s – I insisted that we take advantage of my illness receding and the tiny respite in cold to go for a walk through the neighborhood. Two neighbors and friends joined us as … Continue reading

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A Devastation of Fishes

We moved our pre-formed pond from our old house. The renters have a toddler and I was terrified he would fall in and drown. As it was, the Friday before Easter (when the pond was still there) he DID fall … Continue reading

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A Truce…and an Upcoming Class to Consider

A Human/Canine Truce I just posted yesterday on everything – including our troubles with the dogs adapting to an inside life. It seems that we have found ourselves a truce of sorts – unspoken – since dogs cannot speak – … Continue reading

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Guess Who Have Become Best Friends?

I love the differences in behaviors between our animal companions. Their individual traits and identities are very different, and yet, they all contribute something special to my heart. I had to take some pictures of Bella and Kiz, playing on … Continue reading

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It’s Official…

The new cat’s name is The Kiz – which is short for Kizarvexius Destroyer of Worlds. So now the inside animals outnumber the humans 2-to-1 – and outside, with meat chickens due by the end of October (although the baby … Continue reading

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