Category Archives: Animals

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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Another Update from the AVMA concerning COVID-19 and Our Pets

I thought I would share this link to an update from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), dated April 12, 2020. Hope you all had a Happy Easter and are all staying safe!  I hope to get back to blogging … Continue reading

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Nap Time

Nugget…. our comical boy. Gail ♥

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On Naming Pets

I’ve always been curious and fascinated about the names people choose for their pets and how they “choose” those names. I worked at a small animal veterinary clinic for about 15 years (about 6 years as a veterinary assistant/technician and … Continue reading

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