Category Archives: pets

Wordless Wednesday – Birthday Schmirthday – Just Give Us The Piggy Trotters!

 

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Wordless Wednesday. I Think He’d Like That.

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Monday Mischief – Eau De Carcass

It has been one of those weeks… Five dead cane toads in the garden, a dead lizard on the bottom of the pool and then there was the piece de resistance… I had received a whiff of ‘dead thing’ on … Continue reading

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Monday Mischief… Just Another Elsie Sunset

We are lucky to have spectacular sunsets here in Darwin.  During the wet season the skies are heavy with dramatic monsoon clouds and in the dry season the smoke from bush fires creates the most beautiful hazy colours.  Capturing a … Continue reading

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Meet The New Boss….

I feel I should point out the following 10 things before you come to the conclusion of this post:- 1. I do not have to navigate my way through my house through artificial corridors of newspapers; 2. I don’t think … Continue reading

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A Good Hit of Wildlife…

Apparently I don’t like change… would that make me conservative?  I think I’d rather be inflexible.  Yes, I’m inflexible.  A would-be luddite.  Unable to cope when Google Reader disappears.  It didn’t irk me, even a little, when I read that … Continue reading

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Galavanting Absence

Helloooooo! Apologies for the lack of posts.  Miss Fab, her sidekick plus the two cats have been left in the care of Aunty M who is sending through regular updates and photos but I haven’t had time to sit down … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Who Da Boss?

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Wordless Wednesday: What IS that??

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Monday Mischief: Holy Smokey

Somebody was busy overnight Sunday. A couple of days ago she halved the amount that she was eating, which is apparently a sign that they’re getting ready to give birth, so I sorted the nesting box out again in the … Continue reading

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Elsie Turns One

Elsie at 7 weeks…. Elsie at 52 weeks… We spent a good chunk of the morning down at the dog park, which is one of her favourite places because she can just run and run and run. Elsie is exhausting.  … Continue reading

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George and Fergus’ Rules For Using The Litter Tray

Rule #1 Always try to get to the litter box as soon as it’s been cleaned or changed.  It is perfectly acceptable to get into the empty tray and start your business as the litter is being tipped in.  The … Continue reading

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Smokey Comes Closer…

I’ve given our little foster kitten some ‘Rescue Remedy’ to help calm her down and it has helped quite a bit. She’s come much closer though I still haven’t tried to pet her. She was purring like mad earlier and … Continue reading

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(Almost) Wordless Wednesday: RSPCA Million Paws Walk 2013

Once we got home…   We’re taking part in Blog Paws Wordless Wendesday Blog Hop.  Click on the icon to join in.  

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Monday Mischief: A Puppy’s Midnight Adventures

Elsie has discovered how to nose the bedroom door open in the middle of the night.  I leave it open a touch so that Fergus and George can come and go as they please.  On Thursday night she nicked through … Continue reading

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Monday Mischief: George Gets His Own Back

When Flo finds George on her bed she (wisely) won’t go near it. Elsie has the stupidity foolishness innocence of youth on her side. She’ll learn.

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Can We Please Have Our Normal Back?

This week has been a little on the scary side. Everything was normal with the House of Flo until Wednesday night.  After a very normal piggy ear when I got home from work we had a very normal trip to … Continue reading

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Monday Mischief: Elsie’s First Night Of Freedom

Tonight is the first night that Elsie hasn’t been confined to either a crate or pen overnight. It’s half past eleven. Here are some pics of the early part of the night… Five minutes in and Elsie’s bed is empty … Continue reading

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The Tyranny of Snot

Oh dear, oh dear.  What a slack a**e!  I have been suitably pulled up on a lack of bloggy movement by The Typist. As usual it is not the animals’ fault, they have given me plenty of laughs over the … Continue reading

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Just Keep Her Quiet, he said…

Despite feeling nervous about getting Elsie spayed it is not something that I would ever avoid.  Living here where hunting pigs with dogs is popular and where, quite frankly, most of the people I’ve met who engage in the activity … Continue reading

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