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All the pictures of the year, dog version.

As usual, these days, I’ve got a ton of various pictures on the camera to go through. This is the dog section, which includes First Real Snow Of the Year and Couch Land.

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A soap review!

A little while ago, my buddy Andrea started up a soap and lotion shop called Holy Goats. Being someone who enjoys soap, I thought I’d try some. However, before that, I want to discuss goats. Andrea is a home dairyer, … Continue reading

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Life in the house.

Things are keeping on as they do. Kitten is growing up and becoming a cat. Dogs are being doggy. Birds are being birdy. We got our first trace of snow last night. And I have a bunch of pictures that … Continue reading

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Jelly meets more of the house!

We’re generally pretty slow in introducing cats to parrots, for a couple of different reasons. Kittens, particularly, are challenging to have around parrots since they want to play with everything. Jelly is DECIDEDLY in that phase, and spends 110% of … Continue reading

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One month of Jelly.

We’ve had our Siamese kitten for nearly a month now, and she’s settled in wonderfully. She’s loud, demanding, extremely smart, growing like a weed, and everything we expected from her. Also, very, very beautiful. So, now you get some pictures.

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Over a week of Jelly-ness!

Indeed, our tiny overlord, Princess of all she Surveys has been home over a week. She’s charmed all the cats, taught us her ways, and is even mostly dealing with the dogs. She’s still extremely displeased that she can’t jump … Continue reading

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Welcome home, Jellycat!

Last night, after work, we went off to collect Jellylorum from her breeder. After a good long while of talking, she came home, and was petted and loved on before she was tucked in to sleep in the spare room. … Continue reading

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Rufus, Summer 2001 – September 5, 2012

Eleven years ago, I found this website Couch Tigers and discovered the pictures of two adorable former feral kittens. I spent six months trying to convince myself that I didn’t need two more cats (which would put the household number … Continue reading

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More animal abuse!

I’ve completely forgotten to post these pictures, but they’re still amusing, even if they’re older. We had some ribbon, and well, we did what everyone does with ribbon, and immediately applied it to animals. That’s normal, right?

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Good news, bad news, cat news!

The ‘bad’ news first (which isn’t really bad). Gypsy, our 12+ year old calico cat, who has been fat her entire life has shifted all of a sudden into a walking, talking, screaming bag of bones and raging appetite. I’ve … Continue reading

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