Category Archives: Animals

Vintage Dog Food and Nostalgia

I was watching an old Johnny Carson show from the 1970s the other night when Johnny mentioned Gaines Burgers. I looked at my husband and said, “Aww, Gaines burgers! I had forgotten all about those!” Hubby, who didn’t have dogs … Continue reading

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Grit for Avian Species…. To Feed or Not to Feed?

When I was growing up, we had a blue parakeet named Dickie Bird.  He dearly loved my father and when my mother would let Dickie Bird out of his cage at night, he would immediately fly to the den because … Continue reading

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Savage Sport

I can’t think of a better definition of Savage, than the “sport” of bullfighting.  I know some people won’t agree with me on this, but in my opinion, it’s pure animal cruelty and it angers and disgusts me.  The poor … Continue reading

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Porcupine Eating Corn on the Cob

I posted two days ago about porcupines here. So I just had to post this YouTube video of a porcupine named Teddy who loves corn on the cob.  He’s not much into sharing as you can see and he’s very … Continue reading

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Porcupine Love

This post is in response to the WordPress one-word daily prompt: Quill When I was a teenager, I worked at Opryland USA in the animal department as an animal keeper in the park’s petting zoo.  It was a coveted job. … Continue reading

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Booming Fireworks

Last night at dusk, my hubby and I decided to take a short walk.  Short because he’s had this on-again off-again foot pain lately that seems to be aggravated by long walks.  And short because it was miserably hot and … Continue reading

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The rains brought a visitor to our front yard yesterday.  I introduced the visitor to the kitties.  Being indoor cats, they had never seen a turtle before.  They were quite intrigued. Nugget (the blonde tabby) got very possessive over his … Continue reading

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