Category Archives: animals and pets

Greetings of Love

Not knowing where to put herself She did what she did best, Wagged her tail and entire body, She never let it rest. We’d been away for just nine days, And left her with a friend, She’d been loved and … Continue reading

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Fluffy and sweet smelling

Well, she is now! Anyone who owns a dog, especially an un-neutered bitch at ‘that time’, knows how whiffy they can get. We decided against having Maggie spayed as we wanted her to have puppies, but couldn’t find a nice … Continue reading

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Twix and Shout

Dorothy Poole rolled over and looked at the dark lump lying beside her, thinking fondly of Thomas. The nice thing about being a pensioner was that you didn’t have to set an alarm clock, but Thomas had never been one … Continue reading

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Breaking Habits, any advice?

I have said before that Maggie is a creature of habit, and she now has a serious one we have to break. This is getting us up in the middle of the night for no apparent reason. Living on a … Continue reading

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Tuesday Photo Challenge – Spring

Spring started and finished on the same day here as we had some glorious sunshine in the morning only to end up with persisting rain by nightfall! https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/43011194/posts/1385658309 Lambs always make me go weepy, so this week’s challenge has me … Continue reading

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Being in tune

This isn’t about singing or harmonising, just a short post regarding Maggie. Everyone knows that animals hear or sense more than us humans and react accordingly, and this evening Maggie was sitting to attention and staring at me, but for … Continue reading

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It shouldn’t happen, but it did

Hands up those of you who remember All Creatures Great and Small, stories by James Herriot (3rd October 1916 – 23rd February 1995) about his days as a vet. We were given one of his books last year and told … Continue reading

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