Category Archives: Animal Health

TPO Surgery

When I was looking into whether or not to get TPO surgery for Borrego, I looked high and low for a normal person’s account of what the process would be like.  All I found was a gazillion doctor perspectives.  I … Continue reading

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A Tiny White Feather

I found a tiny white feather today.  It sparkled on the black pavement in front of me and compelled me to pick it up.  It makes me very sad. Let me explain.  In late 2010, I was driving to work … Continue reading

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In the Shadows

Sometimes the most humane thing you can do in the face of cancer is nothing. About a month ago, I awoke to feel my 16 year old cat, Shadow, trembling and twitching on the bed beside me. She saw me … Continue reading

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6 Weeks Ago

6 weeks ago we had a healthy 5.5 year old black lab/hound mix named Midnight.  She bounced eagerly in place when I came in the front door, waiting for me to pet her shiny black head and tickle her under … Continue reading

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Raisin Junkie

I have to say that raisins might be the most expensive commodity in my home this past couple of months. The problem is that I haven’t had the pleasure of consuming them for the $600 I’ve spent. A number of … Continue reading

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