When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one and a lily with the other.

~ Chinese Proverb ~

Posts related to pets

Should pets allow you in bed?

Beware Of Pets In Bed

February 19th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 3 mins, 3 secs

Pets want your bed.

When you head for bed, pets have their own agenda. Hygienists will shudder, but I love having our cat Scallywag curled up on the end of our bed. It’s comforting hearing him breathe (being one of the few members of the family who doesn’t snore) and, with my toes, I can feel his soft form resting on the bed. Read the rest of this entry »

Face it, there's nothing pets don't know.

Pets Know Too Much

December 16th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 52 secs

Pets know what you’re doing.

Admit it, your pets know more about you than you would want to admit. They watch you dress and undress, get in and out of the bath or shower, and sneak into the bedroom any time they can. Read the rest of this entry »

How do you feel about kids and pets?

Not Kids And Pets!

December 13th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 1 sec

What can kids and pets teach us?

Yes, definitely kids and pets! Where would we be without them? To all those who abhor the site of them, you are missing the best bits. Read the rest of this entry »

Who says grief over the loss of a pet is anything less?

Pets and Grief

May 21st, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 49 secs

The passing of pets is never easy.

Have you ever lost a pet? We did, yesterday. We said goodbye to Ms Chook, our clever pet hen, who lost her battle with paralysis.  So, we’re feeling sad. As one of our much loved menagerie, we will miss her head-cocked, sharp-eyed, feathery presence. Though she was just a little hen, she was our Ms Chook; a pet who made her mark on the garden, and always said thanks with eggs. So a little bit of grief is spilling over at home and the sadness we’re feeling feels raw. Read the rest of this entry »