Category Archives: Dogs

Ani’s Advent Calendar 2018! Indiscretions, Mylo’s Advent Calendar and Geoff Le Pard

Living with another species is a bit of a learning curve. When you are a pup and the two-legses take you  home, you not only have to learn to be a dog, you have to do it with a load … 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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Ani’s Advent Calendar 2018! The real Santa, Victoria Zigler and a letter from Lilie

I had a letter from Lilie… she was writing to Santa and saying she wants to see him this year, and I’m in a bit of a quandry. Lilie is only a pupster… should I tell her the truth about … 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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On the perfidy of alarm clocks…

The alarm on my phone drags me from sleep. I lean over, grab the offender and slide the snooze button. That gives me ten minutes to get moving. I snuggle down instead, my head still pounding. Overwarm, my feet seek … 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: Not a happy bunny…

What is it with two-legses and things that go bang in the night, hmm? Ask any sensible creature… and they are easy to find, as we almost all have four legs each… and we will tell you that loud noises, … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog: IndieAni and the Whiteleaf Cross

I woke up to rain and grey clouds. My suggestion that I take the ball-guy for a nice walk while she went to work on Sunday was vetoed but by the time she came back, so had summer. The sun … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog: IndieAni Jones II

If I thought the first part of the adventure had taken ages, the next bit seemed to take even longer. She says it didn’t, and that I was just getting a bit excited… but I don’t know so much. The … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog: IndieAni Jones (or the archaeological dog)…

I thought we were just going for a walk… but then she opened the car. “In you go, girlie,” she says. “You’re going on an adventure!”  She put my seat belt on and told me to settle down as it … Continue reading

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