Category Archives: Furry Feet (and fish)

And a Splash of Moonshine

cody (8 years old):  If I were to describe Haley I would say that she is as black as night with just a splash of moonshine. Haley is our rescue dog.  She is a black lab mixed with what we … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

As I may have mentioned, there are a lot of stray cats that have taken up residency in our apartment complex.  Their lives are fairly cozy in this gated community where all dogs are leashed and the cars putter around … Continue reading

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Delilah

Last night we said our final good-byes to our sweet Delilah cat.  Cancer. Many years ago, she lived next door to us as an outdoor cat.  Shortly after her family moved in next to us, she started the process of … Continue reading

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Apparently it is Just That Much Funnier When it Surprises the Dog

Sunday night and it was that time right after dinner and right before the boys needed to start getting ready for bed.  I was perusing through the stack of school papers that had been dumped on the table on Friday … Continue reading

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The Death of a Fish and the Rifting of Pangaea

Finn, our beloved Beta fish passed away sometime during the night last night.  I noticed this morning right before we were going to sit down for breakfast, as both our fish, Finn and Blub, lived in separate habitats on the … Continue reading

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Our Furry Family Members and the Memories They Give Us

As I mentioned, our family got a little big bigger (Ha!  When I typed the word “bigger” it came out of my fingers as “better” and I would have to say that works well too) with the addition of our … Continue reading

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Rescue Me!

She was found many months ago in Northern California, young and pregnant.  And homeless.  She wandered onto a dairy farm, looking for help, looking for safety.  They did not want her, but to their credit they took her to a … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Catnip, a Gateway Drug?

Earlier this week I splurged and bought the cats an all natural catnip filled hemp mouse.  Delilah chewed on it, batted it around, and then went and took a nap.  Bleu, however, just would not stop. I hope I have … Continue reading

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The Last Walk

The leash is resting quietly in the basket by the front door, no longer with a purpose. The place where dog dishes sat is empty, there is no one left to feed. The dog door is closed. This morning I … Continue reading

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The Secret Life of Dexter D

We are busy people and so the front doorway in our house is a busy place.  We ready ourselves for our outings in the entryway, finding wayward shoes, zipping up jackets, and putting on gloves.  It is quite often the … Continue reading

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