Category Archives: animals and pets

After Class

We had our third doggy class today, though it was confusing to start as to whether we’d got the day, venue and time wrong as when we arrived, the gates were locked and the builders were in so I checked … Continue reading

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Home training Day 1

This was written on Monday April 11th When we got back yesterday and after lunch, I took Maya out using the borrowed choker and short lead we’d bought a little while ago. This is something we had got right, that … Continue reading

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Puppy days: 1st Poem

Puppy Days The joys of having a puppy, I thought I remembered it well, But memories don’t match reality To this chaotic hell. The Nos and Leaves are constant, The nibbles of teeth still smart, With loads of toys to … Continue reading

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Today is Thursday 3rd March

It’s 4pm and been one of ‘those days’. It started well though with Maya not wanting to go out until 5am, which is more or less Hubby’s usual getting up time. She has been mostly good today…………….So, she has been … Continue reading

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Whoops-a-daisy

There was a bit of activity on next door’s drive and what sounded like panicky voices. When I realised what was being said, I was outside in a flash thinking that little Daisy had got out, run off and her … Continue reading

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Passing the Buck

This is a bit of a rant, but I need to get it off my chest. We found out today that a neighbour was taken into hospital yesterday afternoon, but it is unclear exactly why as she is a heavy … Continue reading

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Six Nights and Seven Days

Kela has been with us since last Sunday, July 4th, and has been no trouble whatsoever, even with thunder and the occasional fireworks we heard in the distance. I have been in contact with her owner every day to reassure … Continue reading

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Looking out my window……..

It was 8 pm, and I could not believe what I was seeing. I eventually got the camera and took these through the glass.   A female muntjac deer. My Mum would have been thrilled!!

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Letter to Ani

Dearest Ani, Photo copyright Sue Vincent I was going through Maggie’s pictures the other day and there you are. You could have been twins you know. You both had a liking for chicken and cheese and you share so many … Continue reading

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Maggie knows

When we lost Maggie last year, I was adamant I didn’t want another dog. The pain and sense of loss is still there after four months, but both of us have been thinking about her, Barney, and Kizzy, and talking … Continue reading

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