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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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The Big Cute

What’s not to love? Aren’t they adorable? We saw an adult version this morning occupying the entire back of a pick up truck. The owner, a woman about our age, was taking her dog to work, and as she used … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday

It’s Maggie’s birthday this week. She’ll be 9, but it doesn’t seem that long ago that we brought her home. But then of course we didn’t actually bring her home 9 years ago, as she didn’t choose me (see Best … Continue reading

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Lap Dogs

Lap dogs are usually associated with tiny furballs such as chihuahuas, papillons or pomeranians. Some people refer to them as rats on a stick or fashion accessories (those who are polite anyway).

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Cutting to the Quick

Just food for thought following on from my post A Dog for Christmas? I have never had a manicure. As a child, I bit my nails anyway which was put down as a nervous habit at junior school but a … Continue reading

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A Dog for Christmas?

The ‘C’ time is almost upon us, the time of year when some people will think about getting a puppy. Most breeders will let pups leave their mothers at about 7 or 8 weeks, so bitches will be having their … Continue reading

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A blast from the past

Going through an old foot locker, I came across an old scrapbook of poetry I’d written in the 80s. Thought I’d share this one with you as it’s based on a true story:   A Cat’s Delight   (Written 15th … Continue reading

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I am a Biscuit

  My sense of smell is very acute. In fact, it was a standing joke at home that I could smell freshly cooked sausage rolls from 200 yards. It was no good Mum trying to hide them as I would … Continue reading

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Best Friends

I have always said I get on better with dogs than people. Dogs love you unconditionally and can give so much back in return. They don’t shaft you for a percentage either and are susceptible to your moods, seeming to … Continue reading

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