Category Archives: pets

Pet Therapy

“Honey, pass the peas, please…. Bucket Head, stop licking your pork chop!… Who set the table? Nice job on the napkins, Mini-Me…. Oh, I forgot to tell you, Vincent has a band concert on Thursday; can you get home early?… … Continue reading

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More leopard gecko diaries: the surgery edition

Welcome back to another riveting installment of unauthorized private journal entries by our family pet, Batman, the sexually maturing leopard gecko. If you are just joining us, you should probably read this post first. It’s the introduction to Batman’s diary … Continue reading

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Diary of a Sexually Maturing Leopard Gecko

If you follow my blog on Facebook, you have probably already heard about my family’s Leopard Gecko, “Batman,” and his recent sexual health scare. Like any family medical emergency, it was a very harrowing few days of worry, investigation, decision-making, … Continue reading

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And just like that she was gone

My daughter’s cat Gracie died yesterday afternoon, quietly at home. She was only 3-years-old and had been Mini-Me’s 7th birthday present.   We knew this was coming. We just thought we had more time. Gracie hadn’t been herself for about a … Continue reading

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Cat Pee and Clutter Concern: Oh, Grandma’s Here!

My mother came to visit last weekend. It was lovely. It always is. She does laundry…all the way through! And she buys school clothes, and takes us all out to eat, repeatedly! It’s so nice to have her here that … Continue reading

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PetSmart and Bret Michaels team up to skankify your pets.

Just when I thought I had seen everything, I walk into PetSmart this week and see this: Well, shut my sass hole. Is there anything this man CAN’T do? I mean, a musician, spokesperson for the American Diabetes Association, animal … Continue reading

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