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Family Discussion

“Okay, kids. I think we need to talk. “As I’m sure you’ve noticed, things have been a little different around here over the last few weeks. “Yes, a few of your comfy sleeping spots have gone away. “But I just don’t think you are suffering. “This whole routine about not being fed is just patently not true. “You and I…

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Old animals and new housing

I worked on finding a clever title for this post, but there really isn’t one. I would say I am in the middle of moving, but that’s kind of like saying you are in the middle of falling from an airplane. You just REALLY hope that parachute opens because you really don’t have any other options. For better or worse,…

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Goodbye Wilson

My friend JJ’s dog Wilson passed away today. He was about a millionth my dog too because he occasionally stayed here for a few days when JJ had to go away for work. He was a cuddly little fellow who warmed my lap and many others through the years at JJ’s shop. He was a dignified soul who put up…

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Goodbye, Lola

Today I said goodbye to my cat, Lola. I got her in the fall of 1997 with her sister, Bella, to grace my newly purchased first home. She’s been my faithful, vocal, funny companion for 17.5 years, four dogs, three homes, ten jobs, and several relationships. In November she was diagnosed with jaw cancer which grew quickly. When she stopped…

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