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Thinning the Flock

I have previously mentioned that, due to our new addition that will be showing up early next year, we took to selling some of our chickens. 1,113 more words

APHIS Seeks Comments on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for Soursop from Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico has asked USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to authorize the movement of fresh soursop for consumption into the continental United States.  91 more words


APHIS Updates Regulated Areas in Miami-Dade County for Giant African Snail (Lissachatina fulica, formerly Achatina fulica)

Effective July 24, 2018, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) removed giant African snail (GAS) regulated areas Zone F, Zone S, and Zone V from the list of quarantined areas in Miami-Dade County, Florida. 168 more words


The Obnoxious Quarantine Dude

We found our beautiful house near Pahoa in February. As soon as we got back to Tokyo we started on the tedious process of getting the cats processed through quarantine, which is misnamed since, if you get all the paperwork right, there’s no actual quarantine involved. 1,006 more words

Life In Hawaii

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Faye couldn’t sleep. She was afraid she’d wake up somewhere else.

So, she was mostly awake when the perimeter alarms sounded in the middle of the night. 446 more words


A Joyful Reunion

Anyone who knows our family has spent time with Jack and Fred. They are our two wonderful dogs and due to some frustrating circumstances, we had to leave them back in the States for a few weeks after we left for Singapore. 256 more words

A Guide to Buying New Fish

Looking to add some new fish to your system? Here’s a helpful checklist to help you through!

  1. Do you have room for more fish? The standard 1 gallon of water per 1″ of fish is a terrible standard.
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