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Cats vs. Dogs: A poem by T. S. Eliot

Cats vs. Dogs: A Poem by T. S. Eliot, with Stunning Vintage Illustrations by Dame Eileen Mayo by Maria Popova “You now have learned enough to see That Cats are much like you and me And other people whom we … Continue reading

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Friday Funnies – Somewhat Late (It’s the Cats’ Fault!)

Hectic weekend – sick cat and other related issues, so the cats will be featured today. This is a video sent by Mateo, over at The Human Family .  It is his cat,  Scotty, who is Burkinabé (from Burkina Faso).  Check out … Continue reading

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Maxi Finds a Way – Homing Instincts of Dogs

One of the misfortunes of moving at the beginning of June was the loss of Maxi the dog.  In the turmoil of getting all items – including pets – out of the compound he went missing and we couldn’t find … Continue reading

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Kitties in Africa, Past and Present

With the new year upon us, I look back at the animals I brought here from Kenya.  That included: 3 cats, 2 dogs, my 2 horses, and a van-load of Alpine and Boer breeding goats for our restocking and herd upgrading … Continue reading

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Another Black Mamba Gets in the House

Wrong lesson! A famous TV snake wrangler with a Black Mamba – never ever try this at all!  More importantly, the wranglers do very dangerous things and make it look safe and easy. You would not feel so impressed by … Continue reading

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