Tag Archives: George

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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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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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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Monday Mischief: What’s Worse Than Finding A Rat In Your Golf Bag?

Today’s mischief wasn’t caused by any permanent occupants of Flo’s house, but by unwanted house guests. I have known there’s been a rat in the storeroom for several weeks.  It was nibbling away at the lambs’ ears I had for … Continue reading

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Almost Wordless Wednesday – Bed? What Bed?

Apologies for the poor quality – it was night, there was no flash, George and Elsie were squirming… I did my best! Elsie is at the v-e-t’s today being spayed.  She’s not like Flo (as well we know) and didn’t … Continue reading

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If You Could Have One Wish This Christmas…

Last year Fergus, George and Flo made Christmas lists.  To avoid clumsy repetition, this year we’re going for a Christmas wish. Fergus would like to be furball free. George wishes to be left alone.  Or for world peace.  Maybe both. … Continue reading

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Monday Mischief – It’ll End In Tears…

… and it did! This is part of the Monday Mischief blog hop.  You can hop over to Snoopy’s blog to take part, just click on the link.

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And Then There Were Four…

Yesterday morning began with me going through my usual routine whilst clutching my mobile phone.  I was waiting for the call from the breeder to say that she was on her way to the airport at Perth to drop Elsie … Continue reading

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Getting Ready For Elsie

Elsie arrives in just a few short days so today we’ve been getting everything organised so that we’re all set to go. Flo’s litter was born with absolute perfect timing and she was ready to come to her new home … Continue reading

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It’s Been A Hard Week! Not.

Zzzzzz And more zzzzzz…. And still more zzzzzz… And finally, We’re enjoying relaxing while we can because…. … the Mistress of Destruction’s apprentice arrives in less than two weeks.  We’re calling her Elsie for short.  🙂

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(Almost) Wordless Wednesday – The Kitty Cat, With Eyes of Flame!

We’re taking part in the BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop.  Click on the link below to take part.  🙂

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Monday Mischief – Get Your Own Bed

I have a little point and shoot camera which I don’t use very often.  Over the weekend I charged it up so I could use it at the Million Paws Walk and when I clicked through it, there were a … Continue reading

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Monday Mischief – Warning! New Movement Emerges.

Be on your guard all dogs! Flo has two toys which she’s had since she first arrived home – her purple octopus and her lion. I think she’s got a sentimental streak because she routinely destuffs other, tougher toys. George … Continue reading

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Monday Mischief – Feline Fetishes

Nature abhors a vacuum.  George abhors a cupboard that doesn’t contain a cat.  Him, in particular.  It’s a strange need that requires fulfilling at every given opportunity. Fergus has always liked feet.  Many a guest has been startled by a … Continue reading

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(Almost) Wordless Wednesday – A place for everything

I wonder if they know how lucky they are… We’re taking part in Blogpaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop.  Click on the link below to join in.

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Monday Mischief – Poor George

Poor George. It’s true, sometimes he’s hard done by.  But a lot of the time he’s just a little sod. We’re taking part in Monday Mischief.  Click the icon to go to Snoopy’s blog and join in!  🙂

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Monday Mischief – George Tests The Bed

We’ve been busy with friends this week so haven’t had a chance to catch up in blogsville… sorry! After his help making the bed, George selflessly tested it for comfort.  It’s a hard life. We’re taking part in the Monday … Continue reading

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George Does The Chores

We’re busy getting ready for visitors – George decided he’d do what he could to help make the bed. We’re taking part in the Saturday Pet Blogger Hop hosted by Life With Dogs.  Click on the icon or link to … Continue reading

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