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The latest on Molly

Molly and I are headed to the vet tomorrow, and I’m afraid of what we’ll learn. Continue reading

We Hate You Wednesday!

It’s my furry family’s weekly tirade of real and perceived angst. Continue reading

We Hate You Wednesday!

Once again it’s time for We Hate You Wednesday, and American dogs and cats all agree that fireworks is the thing they hate most this week. Continue reading

We Hate You Wednesday!

It’s back! It’s We Hate You Wednesday! Continue reading

Dear Molly…

My dear, sweet girl, we are quickly approaching the time when we will say good-bye to one another. Hard to believe we’ve lived together for six months; it seems like only yesterday I met the rescue group representative at their vet clinic to pick you up and bring you home. You were scared, but that … Continue reading

What Compels Me to Write Sonnets

Writing has become a much better therapist than any of the others I’ve worked with. Continue reading

Caring for a Dog with Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome

Caring for a dog with CDS is different every day. I started Molly on Selegiline 5 mg on the 10th. I was told it could take a month for changes to become apparent. I thought the meds weren’t helping until she happened to spit out her pill one day and I didn’t notice right away. … Continue reading

Welcome Home, Buddy!

This is Buddy. Buddy is around 10 years old and his snout is turning white. He has rough skin patches on his elbows from living much of his life confined in a crate. He has arthritis and skin irritations. He was receiving treatment for these issues in rescue and we’ve already had a visit with … Continue reading

Rumpy Went to the Vet Today

I took Rumpy to the vet today. His breathing has been worse, and I wanted to follow up and discuss next moves. Our vet said this is due to the laryngeal paralysis and partly a result of the rising temperatures. She felt the window a/c unit I installed for him is a good idea. She … Continue reading

More From Rumpy

I am now assigned to work from home. It’s great to get to be here with Rumpy and the kitties more, even if I’m working. Especially now. Rumpy has taken a turn for the worse. He still eats well and never says no when I offer to take him outside, but his breathing continues to … Continue reading

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