Category Archives: Animal antics

We are with kitten

It is not unusual for M and I to be going through similar stuff at the same time. But sometimes the universe continues to amaze and baffle us. A few weeks ago, I had the daughter of a friend staying … Continue reading

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I’m sorry …

Dear Mr Electric Meter Reader I am sorry. I did warn you when you knocked on our door that I was ill, I wasn’t dressed, the place was a mess, the cats were indoors and it probably was better if … Continue reading

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How I ended up hallucinating all over London or Why I Hate, Detest and Loathe My Doctors

So there I was, starting a new job, having a cat rescue job scheduled for the weekend (collecting the most adorable kitty from Luton and bringing her across town to the nether regions of Kent) and started to feel unwell.  … Continue reading

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Dear Animal Activists …

… the correct response to a post on facebook about a case of animal abuse is not “oh the poor widdle doggie”. You speak lolspeak on a thread showing an abused animal, I want to kick you up the ass … Continue reading

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Merlin, my mad cat

Dear Merlin Thank you for waking me up this morning by trashing and I mean trashing the entire spare room. Mixing the cat litter with damp soil and stamping soil into the carpet was an extra special touch, as was … Continue reading

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Remembering Suzy 1977 – 1991

Just over 20 years ago on 8 July 1991, my beautiful cat Suzy died.  Suzy came to us in the usual Jenkin fashion – completely unplanned.  We had a dog Mina, who was a Keeshond (http://www.google.com/search?q=keeshond&hl=en&biw=817&bih=629&prmd=ivns&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=CBYWToS9OMy08QPToI0C&sqi=2&ved=0CDYQsAQ), with a thick, fluffy … Continue reading

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A heartbreak waiting to happen …

Loving a pet is an odd thing – it’s a bit like loving someone who speaks a completely different, mostly unlearnable language, where body language and behaviour are often your only clues to how they feel.  And who has a … Continue reading

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