Life with Dogs and Cats
I don’t think anyone really believed it was going to happen. Flurries aren’t unheard of in October, but a full-fledged snow storm? With actual accumulations and snow sticking to the streets? Hardly likely. I don’t think I’m alone this year in my irritation about the Christmas decorations that already started crowding out the Halloween candy […]
There’s something about having dogs around the house that encourages one to make up words. Here are just some of ours.
Admit it, you have many pet names for your pets. We have an entire dictionary.
Hurricane Irene rained and raged and stormed and blew. By the next morning, the rain had let up a bit and by early afternoon, all that was left was the wind.
After living through Hurricane Irene, I swear I will never again use the terms “Batten Down the Hatches,” “Hunker Down” or “Dodging Bullets.”
In my previous post, I began by introducing Pasha lying awkwardly at the bottom of our basement stairs. Like Pasha, our Lilah also likes to sleep at the bottom of the stairs, though in her case, we’re talking about our carpeted center staircase in our current home, with her head resting ever so gently on […]
Years ago, when I lived in my previous house, my Keeshond mix Pasha liked to lie at the bottom of the basement stairs, sprawling in the tiny four foot by four foot space. With his legs sticking out and his head tilted back, he did a pretty fair impression of a dog with a broken […]
There’s something about life with cats and dogs that makes you create your own pet word vocabulary. Today I present some of our cat terminology.
When Lilah first came to live with us, she was scared of everything from my mom’s purse to an anniversary bouquet. With love and training, she became a confident, sweet and friendly dog.