Category Archives: Animals

Twilight Walk

My husband and I have been trying to walk every night around 8.  It’s about the only time we can physically stand it.  Daytime temps here have been in the mid to upper 90s with triple digit heat indexes.  Yes, … Continue reading

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A Valuable Surgical Face Mask Wearing Lesson I Learned as a Brand New Veterinarian

I think we can all learn from the mistakes of others and so I’m going to share a little story with you about something I had happen to me as a neophyte veterinarian.  It’s a story I’m not too proud … Continue reading

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Canine Distemper

It seems that every week, new symptoms get added to the growing list of COVID-19 symptoms.  I told hubby that the more I learn about COVID-19, the more it is reminding me of the canine distemper virus.  Thankfully, due to … Continue reading

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COVID-19: FAQ For Pet Owners From AVMA

For those interested, here is a link to a list of FAQ about COVID-19 for pet owners from the American Veterinary Medical Association. https://www.avma.org/resources-tools/animal-health-and-welfare/covid-19/covid-19-faqs-pet-owners Gail ♥

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Tabby Love

Before Nugget took over this basket, it was a fruit basket given to my husband after his surgery.  Perfect fit, huh Nugget? Back when I had the bluebird babies, I would put them outside daily (in their cage) on the … Continue reading

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Hello…. It’s Been Awhile

It’s been over a month since I’ve posted here though it seems much longer.  I decided to put on some Ed Sheeran to see if I can rid myself of this blog paralysis, or whatever it is keeping me from … Continue reading

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On Storms, Perching and Preening

We had quite a storm here Sunday night, called a Derecho, a term I was not familiar with.  Have you ever heard of a derecho?  Apparently this storm caused triple the number of customers to lose power than during the … Continue reading

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Little Bluebirds

Our mystery baby birds ended up as Eastern Bluebirds and I couldn’t be happier.  Since they were orphaned eight days ago, I have not seen one single bluebird in the area.  I’ve seen four cardinals hanging around every single day, … Continue reading

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Raising Baby Birds- Day 3

Not much change today in the baby birds other than they seem to be more mobile.  They never seem to be particularly hungry at the first two feedings, but then start eating better.  I’m curious as to what kind of … Continue reading

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And Then There Were Three

After the last big storm we had a couple of weeks ago, we noticed the maple tree, that sits behind a swing set and shades the front of our screened in porch, was leaning badly.  Hubby looked a little closer … Continue reading

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