Furryornot Petcare Update I have been avoiding blogging about my loss of Hal in June. I am naturally very linear so prefer a chronological documentation of events. But I think I placed too much pressure on myself to publicly tackle such an emotional and heart-breaking experience. I would still very much like to write something… Continue reading Furryornot Stories and Petcare Tips
April 15, 2020 The past month has been a challenge, emotionally and mentally as much as anything. I suspect like most people I did not really see this coming. Using the word ‘pandemic’ seems like something out of a movie, something to fear but something that will probably not happen here (meaning wherever I am).… Continue reading What are we up to?
February 9, 2020 Find Moxie & Ramses a home Moxie and Ramses were one of my very first cat clients way back when I started my business. Moxie and I had an instant bond. Ramses took a bit more time to warm up to me (food and treats helped a lot!). Every time I got… Continue reading Moxie & Ramses
This is another couch picture of Hal. I think he looks so distinguished when he crosses his paws like that. The almost sunrise in the background looks cool and made me think of exotic vacation destinations but is just the kitchen light. I am getting ready for some time off and Hal is helping motivate… Continue reading not so Wordless Wednesday: Hal is preparing for a mini-vacation
Hal likes to either use a book as a pillow or as a face scratcher. One of Hal’s quirks is that he is really cuddly compared to other cats I know. And if he feels I am not attentive enough he will push between me and my book so that I am forced to pet… Continue reading (almost) Wordless Wednesday: Hal and reading
One of the things I really enjoy about my job is being outside walking dogs for a good part of my work day. One of the things I dislike about my job is often also being outside walking dogs or a good part of my work day. The good: I get lots of fresh air,… Continue reading Summer heat and dog walks
It is National Bite Prevention Week so I thought I should write about my experiences and how I think people should approach dogs. I have been bitten a few times, though never severely. Usually it has been more a case of being in the way of something the dog is trying to bite, either a treat… Continue reading Bite prevention