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My Services During The Pandemic

(Updated 13 July 2021)

Yes, I’m pet sitting during the pandemic. Established clients (families I already know) are welcome to contact me when they need me.

Please note: I’m not taking new clients because I’m not doing face-to-face interactions unless it’s a life-or-death emergency. This will be re-evaluated when Thurston County infection rates are near . . . → Read More: My Services During The Pandemic

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Anxiety Can Contribute To Dogs Going Gray

The Late, Great Cooper with his distinguished gray muzzle. (Photo courtesy of Steve Campion)

This sounds like a very small study that is based on some subjectivity, but I have to say… I’ve wondered about this, too.

“Stress makes dogs go grey as well as humans” by Henry Bodkin from The Telegraph 19 Dec . . . → Read More: Anxiety Can Contribute To Dogs Going Gray

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5 Purrrfect Hacks Every Cat Owner Should Know

Thanks to BuzzFeed for sharing 2:28 minutes of video that will make you “officially more clever than your cat”. (LOL)

Using ordinary stuff you’ll find around your house, you can make useful and fun cat-related things. I think my favorite is the t-shirt tent. What’s yours?

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Great Dane Eats 43.5 Socks And Only Wins 3rd Place

I read an article on the BBC news website about the “They Ate WHAT?” contest run by Veterinary Practice News and I had to share!

Kitten abducts alien

Third place went to a Great Dane who ate 43.5 socks. Honorable mentions include a bearded dragon who ate a Barbie’s banana, a golden retriever who . . . → Read More: Great Dane Eats 43.5 Socks And Only Wins 3rd Place

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The Eggs And I (Home-Made Cat Toys)

Jane Ear playing with a soccer ball Easter egg

This is the time of year that many grocery & department stores have one of my favorite, inexpensive cat toys: plastic Easter eggs in a variety of colors, sizes, & textures.

The eggs that I always stock up on are the ones that . . . → Read More: The Eggs And I (Home-Made Cat Toys)

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