Tag Archives: pets

Catching a Breath

The rain and thunderstorms this morning cooled things off, both literally and figuratively, and the breeze coming through the windows smells just a little like the ocean. If you follow this blog, you may be aware that my life has … Continue reading

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Going Batty: A Rabies Story

It’s 11:33 on Friday morning, and I’m waiting for the phone to ring. I’d be lying if I said the anxiety’s killing me, but also can’t deny that I really, really hope to hear some positive news. Here’s the story, … Continue reading

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Dog and Cat are (slowly becoming) Friends

Last month, I posted about losing our sweet cat, Jack, to cancer, just weeks after we’d adopted a new kitty named Sherlock to be his pal. Suffice to say, it was a sad and confusing time for all members of … Continue reading

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Pets, Loss, Sad Old Movie Characters, and Pesky Kids

A little black and white cat is hopping around my living room, knocking things off the mantle and quietly testing the dog’s patience with his innocent, precocious behavior. He’s adorable, cuddly, and amusing. I should be smiling. But my heart … Continue reading

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Getting a Dog to Boost Your Immune System? Please Don’t!

Out on the interwebs recently, I stumbled across an article about strengthening the human immune system. I can’t recall the website or the author of the article, but it mentioned some sensible, natural solutions. Things like eating healthier, exercising regularly, … Continue reading

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