Category Archives: Animals

A Girl and Her Duck

I saw this On the Road with Steve Hartman segment on the CBS Evening News yesterday and it was just one of the best things I’ve seen in a long, long time!  What a sweet and  beautiful story. Gail ♥ … Continue reading

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It’s Another Boy for April the Giraffe!

Have you heard the news?  Yes, April the giraffe had her baby this morning!  Isn’t he adorable?  I was up watching the live cam late last night and into the wee hours of the morning as April began pacing and … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned From Watching a Giraffe Cam

Are any of you watching and awaiting the birth of April the Giraffe’s fifth calf?  She’s due at any time.  I’ve been glued to the Animal Adventure Park live cam AGAIN and swore I’d never let myself get addicted to it … Continue reading

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I’ve Created a Monster

Back in early winter when we first started getting some colder weather, I was in the bathroom blow drying my hair.  Both cats were outside on the screened in porch.  Hubby let them in and Nugget, the blonde tabby, ran … Continue reading

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Exercise Wheels for Cats

I recently read an article about exercise wheels for cats in an online veterinary journal, dvm360.  I had seen these wheels on Amazon and thought they were a great idea.  If you haven’t seen them, here’s a video for your … Continue reading

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Ear Mites in Dogs and Cats

What They Are Ear mites (Otodectes cynotis) are very common in dogs and cats.  Ear mites are parasites that live in the ear canal.  They are white and are about the size of a pin head.  They bite the ear … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Gerbils

I was in the 10th grade, the day I excitedly walked in the back door of our family home one afternoon, home from school and carrying a pair of agouti Mongolian gerbils–male and female, compliments of my biology teacher.  I … Continue reading

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