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Riding on the Sheets

Like ants to syrup, there’s something about clean sheets, blankets and freshly made beds that seem to attract dogs and cats. I remember a..

September 29, 2011 with 0 Comments

Forest the Transformer

One night a windstorm whirled through our area, breaking large tree limbs in its wake. A Golden Rain Tree in my backyard, which I planted..

August 31, 2011 with 0 Comments

The Exterminator

I’m used to seeing my cats leap through the air and pounce against window panes in my house when a fly or moth sneaks in. Their goal is..

July 30, 2011 with 0 Comments

Minky hide-and-seek

Easter morning I found myself doing a military low crawl across the bottom shelf of a plastic shelving unit and under my basement stairs. I..

July 2, 2011 with 0 Comments

Happy Birthday Dance

Most pet owners establish rituals with their furry children, such as hanging a special Christmas stocking for their pet at the holidays or..

June 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

Cake pans & milk jugs

My friend, Arline, once told a story about how she needed to collect a urine sample from her Welsh Terrier, Maggie. The quest involved..

May 2, 2011 with 0 Comments

Pink Toes and Cowlicks

An estimated 10 million pets are lost every year for various, unfortunate reasons. In fact, the National Council on Pet Population Study..

April 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

Lamp Lighting Virtuoso

Trucker was in my life just 19 months when we had to move to a new home. With his severe separation anxiety fairly under control, I worried..

March 4, 2011 with 0 Comments

Canine Casanova

Trucker is a ladies’ man. Human or canine, he loves ladies and ladies love him. He’s only been in my life for one year and has..

January 27, 2011 with 0 Comments

Forest’s Diary: Today I Turned Four.

By Tracy Ahrens I got up when the birds started singing. I grabbed my minky tail and carried it around the house, talking to it. Mom..

November 29, 2010 with 0 Comments
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