Tag Archives: cats

Springy-dings for the beast lady

We live with a smokey beast lady of pint-sized proportions and whiskers of death. Said beast lady must be kept occupied at all times or ankles are bitten, sleep is disturbed and dogs are assaulted. Sometimes trickling water faucets or … Continue reading

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Maple Apple Cranberry Sauce with Pickles on the side

‘Tis the season for baking and cooking with dog fur and cat hair, at least in this house. We haven’t formally introduced her on this blog yet, but we have a new kitten in the house. Her name is Pickles … Continue reading

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The Lover, the Terrorist and a Pit Bull’s Soulmate

This post is neither here nor there. It simply needed to be written. I think I’ve been deliberately not writing it, desperately hoping that if I just waited a little longer, the outcome would be different. More Disney, than reality. … Continue reading

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Animal Histories

The author of the Fearfuldogs blog recently published a post titled “The Way We Were” featuring some photos of childhood pets that she’d found while scanning family photos. And over the past few months, largely in anticipation of the birth of … Continue reading

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Friday’s Forbidden Love: A black cat and a peach pit bull

Normally I roll my eyes and become unapologetically judgmental when I hear people say that they got their pet “for their kids.”  Seriously, it’s your dog, not your 5-year old’s.  Get your kid an iPad and save the dog for … Continue reading

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10 Types of People Who Should Follow Peaches on Facebook

10 Types of People Who Should “Like” Peaches’ Facebook Page Peach Growers.  How many times have you walked through your orchard, perusing your latest crop of Red Havens or Flamin’ Furies, and thought to yourself, “You know what would be … Continue reading

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Best Friends Animal Society Training Video: Feral Cat Trap-Neuter-Release

Best Friends just published a fantastic educational video on how to responsibly and safely perform TNR for feral and community cats.  The details provided in the video are exceptional and perfect examples of the expertise that this organization has developed … Continue reading

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