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Ferret Skepticism

At the pet store is a plastic cage full of ferrets, which the label says are “lively tubes of furry fun”. Thing is every time I’m in the pet store, the ferrets are sprawled out on their backs, sleeping, dozing tubes of socks that had a wee too wild a party last night. 62 more words


Can I Help You, Ma'am?

For Christmas we bought our younger daughter a pet.  Yes, I know.  Pets are NOT gifts.  Gifts are things you can exchange, or forget about, or give to Goodwill next week.   932 more words


Next Time You Have "Puppy Love"

Yesterday we missed out on a “special day” — National Puppy Day. Who knew?

Celebrated for only the ninth year, the “holiday” was started in 2006 by celebrity pet and home lifestyle expert and author Colleen Paige. 330 more words

We don't make it look easy.

Sometimes, my life feels like a string of unrelated and inexplicable tasks, perplexing projects, and quests for bizarre items, interspersed with the repeated cleanup of the Same. 368 more words


this week at the pet shop: I am PEPE LE PEW

Don’t need much

Just a gentle touch

Won’t make a fuss

If we connect through glass

We will align our fingers

And let the moment linger… 89 more words

Steve Dale Full Show 02.22.2015 (Laws against Paws and more)

Callers and texters join Steve Dale with their concerns about their furry friends, and Steve reveals a new law regarding pet stores.


Steve Dale's Pet World


I lay in the breath of the onlooker
Who curates life as my auntie
Would, with rusted, lonely bottle caps
Driven in the sands of formerly famed parks… 138 more words