Category Archives: Animals

Dottie the Magnificent

Last Saturday, I met a magnificent puppy. Her name is Dottie. I swear there were angels looking out from behind her eyes. My friend Michele and I were leaving the farmer’s market and saw Dottie and her owner out for … Continue reading

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One of the reasons I like having cats

(Originally posted December 2007) I get to take pictures like this…

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Joanie and Lulu

Recently, my cousin-in-law Joanie and her chocolate Lab, Lulu, competed in their first Agility Trial. Joanie was hoping Lulu would just make it through. She not only made it through, she exceeded Joanie’s expectations. Joanie explained to me that the … Continue reading

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Purr, knead, suck… all at once

(Originally posted July 2007) If you’ve ever had a cat, you know they can be quirky. Our 9-month old kitten, Madison, is just that, and then some. She infuriates us and cracks us up several times every day. She’s kind of … Continue reading

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Ann’s puppy

Our friend Ann just told me this story: When she was 4 or 5, her grandparents wanted to get her a puppy for her birthday. Ann’s mom loved the idea, and only had two stipulations: female and short hair. When … Continue reading

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Muffin

Our friends Kathy and Michael recently adopted an adorable puppy they named Muffin. She was 5 months old and a little sickly, but a LOVE. They took her to the vet who said she just had kennel cough and should … Continue reading

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