Category Archives: Dogs

The Small Dog in Distress

Now, let us be very clear about this. I was tortured. I am not blaming the lovely young two-legs in the van… she was kind, compassionate, professional and exactly what you want in those horrendous circumstances. But my two-legs? The … Continue reading

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The Small Dog on the Common Cold (or why there are sausage rolls under the sofa cushions…)

She’s got a really rotten cold And isn’t feeling well, She’s curled up on the sofa And she looks as rough as hell. The good thing is it’s ‘feed a cold’ As far as I can tell, Which means, of … Continue reading

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The Small Dog’s On Guard

I may be in the doghouse ‘Cause she couldn’t sleep in bed So she curled up on the sofa… Where I dug her up instead (Because I had to check her Just in case she might be dead.) * Continue … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent 2020! When Magic Happens…

Dear Santa, remember that ball that I’ve had? For several years now…it was getting quite bad… And all that was left was some chewed rubber stuff, A vague hint of curve and some once-yellow fluff… * I’ve taken good care … Continue reading

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Best #midnighthaiku

Celebrations loom The best ever Christmas tree? Decorate with love More than any gift Presence of those we cherish Making Christmas bright  

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Ani’s Advent 2020! – Pondering

Dear Santa,  I’m a little dog who doesn’t do religion. I’d rather chase a tennis ball or terrorise a pigeon Than argue over who is wrong or maybe who is right… It seems a silly way to me to get … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent 2020!- Mary Smith tells of Christmas in Karachi…

Dear Santa, We all make friends, in lots of different ways. Some of us make loads of friends… and others just a few really good ones. You know lots of people… two legs and four… and probably know more than … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent 2020! Lulu is lonely ~ but she has Pete Springer

Dear Santa, This virus that appears to be getting around the worldeven faster than you do, is going to make sure it is a very lonely Christmas for so many people. Families and friends cannot be together as they would … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent 2020! Victoria Zigler with Lilie and Logan

Dear Santa, we’ve a problem here (Another one, it’s true) If she’s in bed and locks the doors Then how will you get through? The old house had a fireplace Complete with chimneypot, But when she said we’d move in … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent 2020! Roberta Eaton ~ All I want for Christmas …

Dear Santa, We may have a bt of a problem. It’s my two-legs… she is up and dpwn all night like a yo=to most of the time at the moment. And when she does manage to sleep,she is as likely … Continue reading

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