animal lover, gardener, knitter, and gourmet cook
 

captured

Sylvia was nowhere to be found Friday morning at feeding time. After Jake got up and she wasn’t with him, I started to worry. No one had seen her since snack time the previous night (around 10pm). I looked everywhere in the house, but could not find her. I went …

an ordeal

Ralphie has always been weird about having his nails trimmed (among other things) and has gotten even weirder about it over time. The vet gave me some sedatives (pills) to try on him, but I still wasn’t able to cut his nails as he did not seem to be very …

tilly

Jake got a new dog about two weeks ago. The short version of the story is that the mom of one of his friends was looking to rehome the dog. Anyway, her name is Tilly and she’s a Golden Retriever. She’s a pretty sweet dog and after a few questionable …

r.i.p. buster

On Monday morning, I heard Buster scrambling around on the laminate floors. He has trouble getting his footing on them sometimes, so I helped him to his bed. Usually this is a fleeting problem, but it persisted into the afternoon, so I called the vet’s office to make an appointment. …