Tag Archives: Dogs

First Love – Catherine Matthews

Reblogged from Catherine Matthews: My first was Charlie. You always have a soft spot in your heart for your first. He was a blonde who had the subtlest hints of caramel. I loved running my fingers through his hair. He … Continue reading

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A family of dogs

There have not always been dogs in my life, but there have always been dogs in my heart. All of them, except the setters, who were family and Echo, who was a gift, were rescue dogs. And all of them … Continue reading

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The small dog on the warpath…

Outside it is cold As the winter draws in, There’s ice in the bird bath And frost on the bin. The birds are all hungry, So tending their needs, I put out some fat balls With peanuts and seeds. The … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Invitation: Dante writes to Santa…with Adele Marie Park

I had a letter from my mate, Dante, who looks after Adele Marie Park.Now, Dante is a really handsome dog… and bigger than me, by the looks of things. He also has a very big heart. And that is probably … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Invitation – The Bear, the Elk and the Sausage Swiper

A very special friend, who I met when I was little more than a pup, sent me a poem. It just goes to show, we four-legses pull together when one of us needs help…and I definitely need help staying out … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Invitation: Marilyn Armstrong – A trying time for dogs

I had a nice letter from some friends. They got their two-legs, who is friends with my two-legs, to send some of her festive photographs over… just in the interests of canine solidarity. They wrote: It is a trying time … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent invitation: Robbie Cheadle – Christmas letters, now and then

Day two of the anti-antler campaign and I have a special guest… she writes and makes stuff to eat with her pup, Michael. She has read him my books too… even if my rotten two-legs did put her name on … Continue reading

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