Random 5 for November 26 – Predators, snickerdoodles, Mom, deer, germs

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Holy moly! – I heard a noise outside and looked out my kitchen window. A ginormous hawk was checking out the pond. Not sure if he was fishing or searching for rodents. This picture was taken through a rather dusty … Continue reading

Sassy cats – Hazel part 2

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I didn’t know there would be a part 2 but there is. Last week Hazel was at the vet. She’s overweight (no surprise), has arthritis in her hips and back legs (no surprise again) and she got her rabies shot. … Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving to all

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And happy birthday to the beloved husband! We’ve been celebrating the entire month (that’s a family tradition. We have birthday months instead of days). That’s a good thing as this week, with a sick cat, everything is off. Wishing all … Continue reading

Some oddball notes

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This week has not had an auspicious start. I forgot to take out the turkey to defrost. Since it’s a small breast, it should be defrosted by Thursday. If not, there is plan B. There is a whole alphabet of … Continue reading

Random 5 for November 19 – Cats, quirks, food, multitasking, eyeglasses

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Step away from that newsletter! – I received a flyer from the rescue where I adopted one of my one-eyed cats. Midsummer they rescued 12 kittens. Eight of the kittens required the removal of an eye because of severe infections. … Continue reading

Sassy cats – Hazel’s turn

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Yesterday Hazel went to the vet for her annual checkup and shots. It wasn’t pretty. Getting her into the carrier takes major deception similar to a CIA mission. She’s a cat. She senses things and I ooze insecurity. I considered … Continue reading