Furry Family, Health & ME/CFS

Dog. Dog. Shoulder. Dog…

My brain has been running in endless circles. Dog. Dog. Shoulder. Dog. Dog. Ouch that shoulder really hurts! Dog. Dog. I have GOT to see a doctor. What doctor? Dog. Dog... you get the idea. Our new family member is still up in the air. There have been hours of discussion. Both dogs have been… Continue reading Dog. Dog. Shoulder. Dog…

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Everything Happens For A Reason

I firmly believe everything happens for a reason. Today, some fairly unbelievable, but very good, things have happened. It started with Kasha, who needed her rabies vaccination. We took her to a roving clinic that comes to our Petco every two weeks. Going inside, we got in line with many other people and dogs. Behind… Continue reading Everything Happens For A Reason

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Dogs and Me.

UPDATED MAY 20TH: I have a unique relationship with dogs. I can't explain it, not really. Either you know, or you never will. Maybe it's the Aspergers, that I form a stronger bond with animals - canine in particular - than I do with humans. Dogs are essential to me. As essential as air to… Continue reading Dogs and Me.

Furry Family, This Crazy Life

Animals: Thoughts and Considerations

So, I've been thinking about something (those who know me know it's time to groan). What follows is long and rambling, but, there are questions at the end. Specifically, I've been thinking about dogs, cats, companion animals, and farm animals, and how our society expects different behavior from the owner of a companion animal versus… Continue reading Animals: Thoughts and Considerations

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Our Cat Is A Lesbian In Love With Our Dog

This is Dusty, our 7#, spayed, female cat. She's gone crazy. This is Kasha, our 80#, spayed, female German Shepherd dog. Dusty periodically falls in total love with Kasha, which she demonstrates by rolling around on the floor by Kasha, sleeping in Kasha's bed, and attacking & biting Kasha on the hind legs or butt...… Continue reading Our Cat Is A Lesbian In Love With Our Dog

Furry Family, This Crazy Life

Gutwrenching Decisions

This post is supposed to be about my visit to the doctor yesterday. But it's not. Sorry, Mom, but you are going to have to wait a little while longer for that. Because this post is about those gut-wrenching decisions we face as pet-keepers, companion animal lovers, dog lovers... This post is about Dart. Dart… Continue reading Gutwrenching Decisions