A Fishy Tale

I was recently asked to be interviewed online by a tropical fish enthusiast acquaintance of mine, for his Facebook aquarium group. He was doing a collection of group member profiles. I have been in the fish hobby and business since I was 11 or 12 years old, and was happy to participate. I thought I’dContinue reading “A Fishy Tale”

Klepto Kitty Strikes Again!

Firstly, I must say, I really DO love my kittens. They are great company and an endless source of entertainment for me. But some days, we have minor disagreements. It’s not easy living with a pair of ninja kleptomaniacs! This morning, I caught Hamish slinking past me with something brown in his mouth. He hadContinue reading “Klepto Kitty Strikes Again!”

My Aurora

Five years ago, my sweet girl Aurora passed. She came to me at the boarding kennel I owned in 2001, as a rescue foster dog. The poor thing was nothing but skin and bones after having lived on the streets for goodness knows how long. She had finally been trapped and taken to the “pound”Continue reading “My Aurora”

The Taming Of The Chipmunk.

Just when I thought I had my hands full, feeding all the local squirrels, now I have a new little friend to love. I’ve known for some time that a chipmunk has been living on our property. I’ve seen the many “residences” it has dug in my lawn, and on the gravel area where theContinue reading “The Taming Of The Chipmunk.”

The Pet “Auntie”

I have always loved animals, and for most of my life, have had 4-legged furry family members padding around. But right now, I don’t have any. That’s why I was so delighted to meet a few new furry friends this past week! The first of these was Koda. He owns my friend and colleague, Andie,Continue reading “The Pet “Auntie””

A Little “Cat-titude”

Domestic cats have been a part of our lives since ancient times, around 7500BC. It is believed that the ancient Egyptians were the first people to domesticate them. The Egyptians venerated and worshiped the cat above all other animals. They say that cats have not forgotten this, and from the behavior of any cat I’veContinue reading “A Little “Cat-titude””

The Magic Of Pets

They reach out a paw, and touch our hearts I have always loved animals. My entire life I grew up with pets in our home. Everything from goldfish to budgies, cats and dogs. Later I expanded to full-fledged aquariums and even reptiles. I have been involved in many animal rescue groups and the local aquariumContinue reading “The Magic Of Pets”