Tag Archives: dog cat

Looking for Puppy Faces

Puppy Faces Today – our Daughter and her Husband got a dog! Puppy Faces Before the Dog Came Along: Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. – Winnie the Pooh (by A.A. Milne) – Six years ago I wrote a post called […]
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Responsive to Change – My Cat and WordPress Themes

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. – Charles Darwin – This is Mooch. He is a very large cat (see story The Cat Compendium) that may not be the brightest bulb in the box, but he certainly was extremely responsive […]
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Fox Tracks in my Alberta Yard

Suburban foxes are not simply tame towards men. They are also damn supercilious. One pads amongst the azaleas in our garden at night, staring through the lounge windows to watch the News at Ten. – Richard Gordon – Tracks in the snow – an animal telling a story – if the photographer can figure out […]
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Coyotes, Geese and Flat Stanley Goes to the Zoo

If you feel the urge, don’t be afraid to go on a wild goose chase. What do you think wild geese are for anyway? – Will Rogers Three little stories in one – encounters with a Coyote (Canis latrans), a Goose (Branta canadensis) and Flat Stanley (Homo sapiens charta plano). I suppose I could write […]
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The Cat Compendium – A Brindle and an Oversized Long Hair

I have known many cats in my lifetime. They fit my criteria of a perfect pet except for one small thing – they have fur.  I wouldn’t mind the fur if it stayed stuck to the cat. But it doesn’t, and there are few things in life that I dislike more than living in a […]
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Rabbit and Cat Be Gone – Don’t Dump Your Pets in the Country

A few weeks ago, a rabbit moved into the fenced area of our property. The fence is of the sturdy chain link variety, about 4 feet high. It was erected by the previous owners to keep their dogs from being coyote bait. The fence serves no practical purpose for me because I have no dogs, and […]
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