Tag: pets

Life With Bear

Poor Bear… so misunderstood, overtired and burdened with humans who will never understand him. Here is what is hopefully the first little instalment in the life of Bear, my Black Russian Terrier, and the trials and tribulations of his life as a couch potato. He’s 120 pounds of […]

Free at Last!

After a long winter spent cooped up in the barn, today is the first day my bunnies have seen their outside run. This is no ordinary run, I might add. It has three wooden tunnels leading to an “outhouse”, an underground warren, several hide houses and two separate […]

Dogs and the Need to Breed

As much as I love animals, I am no bleeding heart. In fact, I reckon I’m pretty pragmatic. This is the same woman who has had to scalpel the heads off two chicks this breeding season on account of birth defects too severe to allow any quality of life… […]

Chicks and The Gentle Giant

Today is HATCH DAY! Having had a couple of broody hen disasters this summer, I have invested in a Brinsea Mini Incubator at long last… And today, 5 of my 6 hatchlings have said a big, chirping “HELLO” to the world! While my flock is steadily increasing, is […]

All Myxed Up

My latest YouTube upload is something of a Public Service Announcement. Remember all those worries I had about Apple Bunny fraternizing with the local wildlife? Turns out mixed breed babies would have been the least of our worries… After two weeks on the loose (with me in a cast […]