Life with Dogs and Cats

It’s Snow Time!

It’s Snow Time!

Like most dogs, my three love the snow. I don’t know what it is about the cold flaky stuff that makes Lilah, Jasper and Tucker, well, flaky.

By December 31, 2012 Read More →
Living Together

Living Together

It took about six weeks to go from kittens hidden away like fairy tale characters in their bathroom safe room, to full-fledged family members roaming amidst the larger dogs and cats who inhabit the world inside our home.

By December 18, 2012 Read More →
Life in the Pen

Life in the Pen

As I write this post, I’m sitting on a couch in my family room with two purring cats on my lap and two dogs sleeping soundly on either side of me. It’s a peaceful scene, but it didn’t happen this way by accident. In my last post, I wrote about my first steps in getting […]

By December 11, 2012 Read More →
Dogs + Cats + Kittens = ?

Dogs + Cats + Kittens = ?

When the kittens, Elsa Clair and Calvin, came to live with us, we already had a full house. So, we had to figure out the best way to introduce the kittens to our three dogs and two cats.

By December 4, 2012 Read More →
The Continuing Story: Elsa Clair and Calvin Come to Live with Us

The Continuing Story: Elsa Clair and Calvin Come to Live with Us

Two kittens join the family, but one gets off to a rocky start–and they both wind up hospitalized.

By November 27, 2012 Read More →
Sandy’s Aftermath (Part II)

Sandy’s Aftermath (Part II)

We make it through the worst of Hurricane Sandy. But the aftermath is a trial, with no electricity, roads blocked, and gas stations closed. We’re lucky to have a generator, and gladly help our neighbors.

By November 13, 2012 Read More →
Stormy Weather: Sandy Pays an Unwelcome Visit (Part I)

Stormy Weather: Sandy Pays an Unwelcome Visit (Part I)

Hurricane Sandy blew through New Jersey and it was a wild ride. Part 1 of 2.

By November 9, 2012 Read More →
Smitten

Smitten

I hadn’t planned on having any more pets. I had told everyone I was full up with a complete set of three dogs and two cats. Then I was smitten…by kittens.

By October 16, 2012 Read More →
Picture Perfect, Part II

Picture Perfect, Part II

Part 2 of 2: Trying to get good photos of my dogs, I share some of my successes.

By August 16, 2012 Read More →
Picture Perfect, Part I

Picture Perfect, Part I

Part 1 of 2: Getting a good photo of three dogs in one shot is a challenge, but it can be done.

By August 8, 2012 Read More →