DD's Blog


Get a glimpse into my life with pets through excerpts from my diary. Enjoy funny anecdotes about my girls (our dogs Sheba and Sammy), The Twins (our cats Arty and Lewie) and The Budgie Birds (Boris and Georgie) - and not forgetting my human boys too (The Dad and Aaron).


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It was a chilly morning, around the time of the big mountain fires in Cape Town, and we decided, on the spur of the moment, to take a different route on our morning doggy walk. Happily walking along, suddenly Sammy had her ‘let-me-at-it’ stance but I couldn’t figure out what she could see… Then I realised that James was also frozen to the spot. As I stepped off the pavement to investigate, I very nearly trod on what at first glance looked like a dead rat ...read more
 

Run, run away...

28th Oct, 2016
In which DD realises that, despite her age, she can still run. The day started with a little more fur kid activity than usual. The girls, Sheba and Sammy, happily brought their balls to me at 06h30 sharp, as usual. They leap onto the bed and prompt me to get up by either dropping a ball on my head (Sheba) or tossing a ball at me (Sammy). When I started this EMBG (Early Morning Ball Game), I didn’t consider what happens in winter ...read more
 

In which DD’s cottage has wall-to-wall doggy beds. Two dogs (Sammy the Maltese and Sheba the German Shepherd-Labrador-mix) and two cats (aka The Twins – Arty-Fat-Bum and Brother Lewie) should equal four beds. But no… four dog baskets, three continental pillows, two couches (which Sheba thinks are hers), several chairs – and our own bed! I know, I know, it sounds excessive and only an animal lover would understand the reasoning that good bed options are ...read more
 

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