Category Archives: cats

Notes from a small dog: A catalogue of catastrophe…

It hasn’t been the best of weekends around here, I have to say. All this getting up too early and going to bed too late is not good for us four-legses for a start. Neither is being left behind when … Continue reading

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Guest author: Sally Cronin ~ Henry’s Story from Sam, a Shaggy Dog Story

Every so often, I am lucky enough to have Sally from Smorgasbord as my guest. This time she shares a story from her book Sam, a Shaggy Dog Story: Henry’s Story “Okay young’un,” Henry grinned toothlessly. “Time for the next … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Calendar 2018! Cats, tennis balls and Merlin, with Jaye and Anita

I may have the odd tennis ball or two. Some call it obsession… I prefer passion, or dedication, ’cause I only use one at a time, except for special games (and I need a new plant pot for that, Santa, … Continue reading

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Guest author: Karen Hugg ~ How My Cat Died, Was Revived, and Shook My World

Have you ever been so shaken by an experience that you had to write about it? That happened to me a year ago with my cat. She’s now fourteen-years-old but we got her as a stray in 2004. My dog … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog: Ani’s Advent Calendar… an invitation

Okay, I know it’s early But the season’s drawing nigh. I want an advent calendar, So thought that I might try And ask my two- and four-legged friends To join me on the blog So why not share your festive … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog – We were all young once… #NationalPuppyDay

She nearly made me miss this! Can you believe it? Old or young, two legs or four, we were all puppies once and a little love can heal many things. I am a rescue pup… Mum and Dad we found … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog: Your letters to Santa…

Can I just remind you that I don’t want to wear the antlers again this year. Or a red hat with bobbles on or, even worse, a beard… I don’t fancy a red nose or pointy ears either… Which means … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog: Pets and fireworks…

She says it is fireworks season again…which means loads of pops, bangs and fizzes. Two-legses may like them… four-legses, not so much. I used to be really scared… But I’m all growed up now and my two-legs is pretty well … Continue reading

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Howlidays: Read a New Book Month – Travels with Choppy

Reblogged from Sarah Ferguson and Choppy: Do you know what book I think would make a great book to read for Read a New Book Month? How about Corny Dog Jokes? Check it out on Amazon! A long, long time … Continue reading

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“Seriously weird…”

“What was that?”  My son stuck his head through the kitchen door as I squealed, taking in the scene. The open door of the washing machine… the blue work-out pants dangling from my hand… the dead mouse at my feet… … Continue reading

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