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Sign! Sign! Everywhere a Sign!

I see lots of signs while we’re out walking. Rumpy could care less, of course, because he can’t read them. But I find them interesting. Here are a few of the signs we see while on our walks.

There’s a (Beware of Dog) Sign on the Wall…. But She Wants to be Sure….

This week I stopped by PetSmart and I saw this: It caught my eye, because usually dog warning signs look something like this: As I am wont to do, I began to think about the meaning of each sign, and the purpose of displaying either of them. I’ve never before posted signs where I lived, because … Continue reading

#TBT: Best Friends, Then and Now

I ran across a couple of old photos of the Rumpster this week, and this one particularly caught my interest. It’s Rumpy with Junior, back 8 years ago. You can see time has grayed Rumpy’s face, and neither gets around as well as he used to, but they’re still the same lovable creatures they always were.    

And We Have a New Vet!

It was time for Rumpy’s annual vaccinations, and I was scared.   I’ve talked about how uncomfortable I was with the vet that had been treating Bubba. I’d already decided they weren’t a good fit for the Rumpster.  I’d honestly thought of driving him to Dothan to see our old vet, but I knew that … Continue reading

#TBT- Sleepy Babies, circa 2011

   

Choosing My Battles and Moving On

March 11th is Humane Lobby Day in Tallahassee, Florida. It’s an opportunity for ordinary folks like me to talk to my elected officials about my stance on legislation impacting animals. I’m not going to attend. I know! I know! If I wasn’t going to go, why did I make such a big stink about how I was … Continue reading

Flavored Crust? Leave My Pizza Bones Alone

Dear pizza restaurants: What have you got against dogs?   It’s true that most humans don’t eat the crust ends of the pizza. But that’s because those pieces are supposed to go to the dog! I mean, duh! Why do you think they call them “Pizza Bones?” So now it’s all about adding “flavor” to the … Continue reading

I Can’t See the Forest for the Trees

Sometimes the truth is staring us in the face, and we still don’t see it. That’s how it is with me in regards to Bubba Cat. For the past two years, I’ve known Bubba has severe arthritis. My previous vet and I have worked together to manage his pain. He’s been on Adequan for a … Continue reading

Poetry By Cats, For Cats

This blog seems to have an unfair slant toward dogs. True, the blog is named after a dog, and dogs ARE more popular with humans than cats, but honestly, what self-respecting cat CARES what a human thinks? So to you cats out there who are faithful readers of this blog, even if only to take pot … Continue reading

It’s International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day!

Just when things couldn’t get any better, I learn that today is International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day! And who is the public face of dog biscuit appreciation? OK, maybe I’m not, but I should be. Can’t seem to find any info as to the hows and whys of this holiday, but who cares! It’s a … Continue reading

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