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Chants’ Scary Adventure, Yesterday

Take a look at his tail. He had part of it singed off when he decided to perch in the light bowl just below the ceiling fan blades (one of which he is pictured sitting on here). I guess he … Continue reading

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Meet Our Latest Addition:

Deja (September 18, 2022)

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Our Pet Dog is Actually a Cockapoo!

BeBe She’s almost 14-and-a-half, now.

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Getting a Second Chance at Life

Chants the Kakariki According to his breeder, this little fellow should not be alive right now. He (almost) hatched, on September 27th, but couldn’t break through his shell completely. His breeder said that she’d been out when he started the … Continue reading

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It Only Took a Week…

Kaiya Says “Hi!” At exactly 3:22 am this morning, I heard Kaiya’s distinctive call. Susan said later that she’d been thinking of her sweet bird for most of the night, but did not hear her say, “Kai”. And for those … Continue reading

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We Are in Mourning, Today

Kaiya (July 19, 2017 – October 6, 2022) The cause of her death was accidental, but nevertheless upsetting. She died just over an hour ago. I did Kaiya’s death chart, but I think I’ll withhold it for now. R.I.P. sweet … Continue reading

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It’s Taken More than Sixty-Five Years to Get Over It

Raven and Me In late summer, 1956, I was bitten by a German Shepherd. I was six years of age. It was traumatic to me, especially since I had been farmed out to the Duff family in New Lowell, while … Continue reading

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Why Some Pets Seem More Like Friends to Us

Susan and Kaiya This might seem outrageous, too, but I swear that astrology plays a big role in how pets and their owners get along. Compare my wife’s birth chart with that of our latest acquisition. Does there not seem … Continue reading

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I’ve Come Home to Roost

Budgerigar We’ve never had birds in our house before (at least, in my memory). Now we have three. This one is the quieter one, the other two, of a different breed, make a lot of noise. (I may not be … Continue reading

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On Further Reflection…

Mike’s ‘reading’ of me, which I wrote about yesterday, could have been about himself. In fact, some parts of the first section were almost word-for-word what his astrology analysis stated. But that shouldn’t surprise me because we cannot perceive in … Continue reading

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