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Title: Our pets with photos
Post by: stef on August 17, 2012, 05:46:53 pm
sooo cute! Is he going to be an inside or an outside dog?

Most inside and in the shop, but we have a garden and he loves it!

He also matches my new kitchen lol.l watch the pics (http://img.tapatalk.com/5ee25f6e-7546-f2d6.jpg)(http://img.tapatalk.com/5ee25f6e-7552-9d9f.jpg)(http://img.tapatalk.com/5ee25f6e-7562-cc30.jpg)(http://img.tapatalk.com/5ee25f6e-756d-b228.jpg)
Title: Our pets with photos.
Post by: Gertbysea on August 18, 2012, 02:43:10 am
How about putting our pet stuff on this thread?

Maybe Stef can put some photos of Luka here and we can watch him grow .

Astarra  new photos of lamb.

Gert
Title: Re: Our pets with photos.
Post by: Gertbysea on August 18, 2012, 02:44:39 am
DH with his mate Jaxon.

(http://img.tapatalk.com/79de37d0-f377-8e43.jpg)

Gert
Title: Re: Our pets with photos.
Post by: snappy on August 18, 2012, 02:56:18 am
Gert, you DH looks like he adores Jaxon!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos.
Post by: fundj&e on August 18, 2012, 02:58:48 am
he is a good boy most of the time  ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos.
Post by: astarra on August 18, 2012, 03:31:07 am
LOL Uni!  :D

Will put some more of Leo on after lunch.... :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos.
Post by: cookie1 on August 18, 2012, 03:41:37 am
Is he kept chained up Uni. Pets often are. :D :D :D :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos.
Post by: Amy :-) on August 18, 2012, 03:48:19 am
Can we post photos of pets who have passed away? I would love to post a photo of my old rottweiler :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos.
Post by: obbie on August 18, 2012, 04:23:13 am
Of course we can Amy :).


i would love to see a photo
Title: Re: Our pets with photos.
Post by: chrissa on August 18, 2012, 07:05:53 am
This is Cassie my little 13 year old baby.

She's not very well at the moment poor thing.(http://img.tapatalk.com/95879243-3089-b1c8.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos.
Post by: Wonder on August 18, 2012, 07:12:23 am
This is our older Milo with the new puppy Oscar.
(http://img.tapatalk.com/dced0921-3214-4b1f.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Mama Fergie on August 18, 2012, 07:30:07 am
Gorgeous  :) I love dogs.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: stef on August 18, 2012, 07:51:49 am
nice ! this is great to see how Luka became the start of a new thread in here  :)

i will try to post a pic every week :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos.
Post by: Gertbysea on August 18, 2012, 08:14:18 am
This is Cassie my little 13 year old baby.

She's not very well at the moment poor thing.(http://img.tapatalk.com/95879243-3089-b1c8.jpg)

13 is a good  age for a Malteaser. She is beautiful.

Gert
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on August 18, 2012, 09:15:58 am
This is my beautiful old boy Dozer who is almost 15, he's very lazy and does nothing all day everyday ;D
(http://img.tapatalk.com/7cb3f669-4b14-c716.jpg)

and heres a little Lamb we saved who was one of triplets called millie, she is now 1 years old and having her own lamb/s this year
(http://img.tapatalk.com/7cb3f669-4c3e-cbc4.jpg)

This is Lucy, she is now 12
(http://img.tapatalk.com/7cb3f669-4ca7-16bc.jpg)

This is Cookie who sadly recently died, he was smart and could talk and whistle several tunes, he would dance up and down singing Cookie, cookie, cookie...cookie starts with C (Just like cookie monster on sesame street ;D )
(http://img.tapatalk.com/7cb3f669-4ce1-749d.jpg)

This is Tyson, he's not quiet 1 yet, and still does stupid kitten things.
(http://img.tapatalk.com/7cb3f669-4df9-2f15.jpg)

we also have 2 working dogs, 4 chooks, 1 rabbit, 2 more cockatiels, and lots of sheep.

I do love my chooks as well, every morning they follow me to the clothes line and stand at my feet waiting for me to finish pegging the clothes on the line, they then follow me back to the house and wait at the door while I get their food. Without fail they do this every morning ;D
and they all being good girls at the moment and laying eggs :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: snappy on August 18, 2012, 10:51:40 am
That's a lot of pets dede - my boys would love your house!

We don't have any pets at the moment but are thinking of adopting a greyhound.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on August 18, 2012, 10:59:52 am
I just love animals, we have also had blue tongue lizards, skinks and mountain dragons, a wombat, wallabies, calves, pigs, horses and 2 wild ducklings that were given to me to take care of.
I would love to become a wild life carer to take care of injured and orphaned native animals . But I draw the line at snakes, mice and rats :o
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on August 18, 2012, 11:17:52 am
Lots of cute pets dede - and your kids don't look bad either!!  ;) ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on August 18, 2012, 11:19:16 am
I was originally going to post a photo of the kids only as I class them as animals at times lol :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on August 18, 2012, 11:23:35 am
Dede:
LOL, I guess every one can be animalistic at times... :-))
DH would love a mountain dragon - where did u get it from?? Any pics - I'm lost as to what it would look like....thanx!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on August 18, 2012, 11:32:50 am
Here a pic of one, not the ones we had but the same,mi have pics on the computer but not on the iPad.
(http://img.tapatalk.com/7cb3f669-6f47-da8f.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on August 18, 2012, 11:34:49 am
At our old house at Fingal (Tas) we shared our back yard with mountain dragons. They are mainly found on the east coast of Tassie.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on August 18, 2012, 11:36:13 am
We would catch them in summer and let them go in autumn each year. I had the job of catching their food everyday, they loved crickets.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Greyhoundmum on August 18, 2012, 12:43:47 pm
(http://img.tapatalk.com/3aa1a5f5-7f47-5948.jpg)
My two boys Patch 14 yr old border collie x kelpie and Tom retired greyhound almost 5. 

Dede we had a weiro just like yours also named cookie. Unfortunately when Tom came to live with us he thought Cookie would make a nice snack😒😏😓 kids have never really forgiven him.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on August 18, 2012, 01:01:33 pm
Our dog lazing by the pond ;D
(http://i950.photobucket.com/albums/ad348/Cornish_cream/24c510a428508d853e47e5e182c5fbb4.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on August 18, 2012, 01:07:15 pm
Oh CC your spaniel reminds me of my spaniel that I had to have put down last year. Was such a hard decision to make. I felt so bad for a long time. But she was old and was loosing movement in her back legs. She also was deaf and had lumps on her belly that most likely were cancer. I didn't want her suffering so made the decision to have her put down :(
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Gertbysea on August 18, 2012, 01:09:31 pm
Wonderful thread happening.

Gert
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Katiej on August 18, 2012, 01:39:58 pm
What beautiful photo's of much loved pets.

Here are our two girls, they are both 12 years old and very spoilt   :)
The second photo is them excited at our wedding in June.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: nonomix on August 19, 2012, 08:34:17 am
Ah they are all so cute! It's great to see so much variety of pets, could there be someone with a pet snake or tarantula I wonder? I have a question for the greyhounds owners. I heard opposite things about them: one is that they need a lot of excercise and space in the garden to run and another that they are couch potatoes. Which one is it?
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Jude59 on August 19, 2012, 09:26:36 am
Haha. I have had pet rats, which I loved so much. Not going to post here - i don t think they will garner much love and that would be sad for me, they do not have good PR :( I will say for the record that they are the loveliest  and most loving pets I have ever had.  I want more but I'm recovering from the pain of my loss. They don't live long lives and they can be susceptible to so much.  have enjoyed all the lovely pet photos in this thread.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on August 19, 2012, 09:48:28 am
Jude I have a friend with a rat, she says the same thing that they are so affectionate as well. I just cant bring myself to like them.
My other friend has a pet mouse that she adores, in the first week of getting her she had to go to the vet and have her tail cut off as it was a short tail to start with but got caught on the exercise wheel and badly bruised. Cost her $70 for the vet :o
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Halex on August 19, 2012, 10:48:11 am
Dede, love your kids :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Halex on August 19, 2012, 10:55:26 am
(http://img.tapatalk.com/3ab2d340-b7ff-e37f.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on August 19, 2012, 11:10:55 am
This is the first of a few photos I would like to post on this thread. It is a bit blurry because I had to take a photo of a photo :-))

It is my old rottweiler, Floyd. He was the most gentle dog of his breed that you would ever come across :) He was such a gorgeous boy, I miss him so much :'(
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Gertbysea on August 19, 2012, 11:18:03 am
Gorgeous AMY.

Gert
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Halex on August 19, 2012, 11:28:06 am
Amy,  we had a giant  dog too,  65kg of english mastiif x great dane. The width of a mastiff & the height of a great dane.  I miss  him everyday, used to cuddle up with or black cat. Gentle giant too.

I had him before I met dh, luchkily dh & dg loved each other. Would love another, but as dh says not with artificl lawn >:(
H :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on August 19, 2012, 11:33:42 am
Gorgeous AMY.

Gert

He absolutely was Gert, would you like to see a photo of him and his sister as puppies?

Amy,  we had a giant  dog too,  65kg of english mastiif x great dane. The width of a mastiff & the height of a great dane.  I miss  him everyday, used to cuddle up with or black cat. Gentle giant too.

I had him before I met dh, luchkily dh & dg loved each other. Would love another, but as dh says not with artificl lawn >:(
H :)

I love big dogs Hally, they are the best for cuddles :) I could never own a chihuahua :-))
Your old dog sounds huge :o
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Jude59 on August 19, 2012, 11:34:10 am
Jude I have a friend with a rat, she says the same thing that they are so affectionate as well. I just cant bring myself to like them.
My other friend has a pet mouse that she adores, in the first week of getting her she had to go to the vet and have her tail cut off as it was a short tail to start with but got caught on the exercise wheel and badly bruised. Cost her $70 for the vet :o
Thankyou:) my rats are classed as exotics and cost me around $300-$400 per problem.  Rats are not cheap pets. Do not get them unless you are rolling in it or prepared to be poor here and there.  
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: stef on August 19, 2012, 11:49:42 am
All the pics are so nice and wonderfull..  I do question about adopting greyhounds (mostly from spain) if i see how many are adopted in my little village alone and all the people i know on the internet, i am really really convinced that it became BIG BUSINESS.. There are thousands of abused greyhounds every year...   My guess is that they are bred AND abused to earn money through the adoption process
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Halex on August 19, 2012, 11:51:20 am
Amy, yes he was, bless him. We love big dogs. Before I met dh he slept on one side of my bed, tnen one day he Did a big running leap on to the bed & broke it!!

My dh who doesnt really drink, drank 1/2 a bttle of scotch when he went to sleep in our house. We kept him going fr 2 years on steroids, he was nearly 13 when he left us, a huge age for a giant  breed.

 :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Gertbysea on August 19, 2012, 11:54:23 am
Jude I have a friend with a rat, she says the same thing that they are so affectionate as well. I just cant bring myself to like them.
My other friend has a pet mouse that she adores, in the first week of getting her she had to go to the vet and have her tail cut off as it was a short tail to start with but got caught on the exercise wheel and badly bruised. Cost her $70 for the vet :o
Thankyou:) my rats are classed as exotics and cost me around $300-$400 per problem.  Rats are not cheap pets. Do not get them unless you are rolling in it or prepared to be poor here and there.  

I like rats . I used to have mice.

GERT
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Gertbysea on August 19, 2012, 11:57:56 am
Gorgeous AMY.

Gert

He absolutely was Gert, would you like to see a photo of him and his sister as puppies?

Sure would.

Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Jude59 on August 19, 2012, 12:01:55 pm
Well Gert .... I like that you like rats! Xxxx
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Katiej on August 19, 2012, 12:49:15 pm
I have a question for the greyhounds owners. I heard opposite things about them: one is that they need a lot of exercises and space in the garden to run and another that they are couch potatoes. Which one is it?

I think it's a bit of both nonomix.  Greyhounds do need exercise daily and they do love to walk & run.  Our greyhound is quite elderly now, but still enjoys a walk every morning.  She gets very annoyed if she ever misses her walk and will pace around the house and won't settle.  But after her walk she is very much a couch potato and is happy to lay around, snoozing for the rest of the day.

All the pics are so nice and wonderfull..  I do question about adopting greyhounds (mostly from spain) if i see how many are adopted in my little village alone and all the people i know on the internet, i am really really convinced that it became BIG BUSINESS.. There are thousands of abused greyhounds every year...   My guess is that they are bred AND abused to earn money through the adoption process

It's certainly not like that in Australia Stef.  The Greyhound adoption services are run by people who do it for love, certainly not money.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: stef on August 19, 2012, 02:05:56 pm
I have a question for the greyhounds owners. I heard opposite things about them: one is that they need a lot of exercises and space in the garden to run and another that they are couch potatoes. Which one is it?

I think it's a bit of both nonomix.  Greyhounds do need exercise daily and they do love to walk & run.  Our greyhound is quite elderly now, but still enjoys a walk every morning.  She gets very annoyed if she ever misses her walk and will pace around the house and won't settle.  But after her walk she is very much a couch potato and is happy to lay around, snoozing for the rest of the day.

All the pics are so nice and wonderfull..  I do question about adopting greyhounds (mostly from spain) if i see how many are adopted in my little village alone and all the people i know on the internet, i am really really convinced that it became BIG BUSINESS.. There are thousands of abused greyhounds every year...   My guess is that they are bred AND abused to earn money through the adoption process

It's certainly not like that in Australia Stef.  The Greyhound adoption services are run by people who do it for love, certainly not money.

I am not talking about the adopting groups, but about the people where they save them from.... The amount of abused greyhound dogs is way more then any civilised nation can account for..... Abusing greyhounds became an industry in spain and portugal...
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: nonomix on August 19, 2012, 03:17:20 pm
Thanks KatieJ. I think they could be good pets for us, especially with regards to allergies we have in the family (bith DH and DD have asthma). Stef, I know the problem with Greyhounds abuse, here in Ireland, they do lots of greyhound racing and I heard of terrible stories about what happens to them when they're too old to race. I'll get in touch with animal shelters to find out more about them...
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: stef on August 19, 2012, 04:12:17 pm
I wonder if it would not be better to just forbid those races, since all those gentle dogs are murdered or abused when their owners are done!!  I think those peoples are criminals... Why are animal care,organisations world wide not working politicians in order to stop this?
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Gertbysea on August 20, 2012, 04:21:41 am
Not my pets but a wonderful  photo none the less.


(http://img.tapatalk.com/95879317-ad2f-bb2f.jpg)

Gert
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on August 20, 2012, 05:27:16 am
 ;D ;D ;D
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Post by: Amy :-) on August 20, 2012, 06:04:13 am
Thats priceless :D
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Post by: Amy :-) on August 20, 2012, 06:35:47 am
A few more photos of Floyd, and his sister Stella too :)
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Post by: Amy :-) on August 20, 2012, 06:37:52 am
And here's the old boy again, firstly with my brother (we love this photo :-))) and also with one of our other past dogs, Murphy :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: stef on August 20, 2012, 06:53:41 am
luka, waking up after his 3th night :)(http://img.tapatalk.com/5ee25f6e-d041-64ad.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Bonsai on August 20, 2012, 01:02:58 pm
(http://img.tapatalk.com/cb3b0b4d-26b3-c621.jpg).   Our 10 month old Yorkshire terrier Truffle. My avatar picture is of our previous dog Bonsai who was an Australian Silky. When he died last year we didn't think we wanted another dog but we missed having one around so much. Now we have all the hassles of a baby (he's already managed to break a leg doing a superman impersonation!) all fixed now 😊
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: andiesenji on August 20, 2012, 03:58:16 pm
Here is a photo of two of my pets from several decades back:
Khan, the Great Dane and Rebel the Chihuahua  - Big as he was, she pushed him around something fierce.
(http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h129/Basenjibabe91/KhanRebel2.jpg)

And this was my special love, Teafer, who was my constant companion for nearly sixteen years and was a genius at figuring out how to get into refrigerators, microwave ovens or anything that contained food. 
(http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h129/Basenjibabe91/Teafin1998age7.jpg)

And this is Aston, who is now my constant companion and owns more toys that most children, very playful but not as smart as Teafer.
(http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h129/Basenjibabe91/Aston30.jpg)
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Post by: Cornish Cream on August 20, 2012, 07:17:42 pm
Wonderful photos Andie of your favourite pets.I love Aston's soft toys :)
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Post by: mcmich on August 20, 2012, 11:19:28 pm
I'm loving all the pet photos.

This is my 9yr old cocker spaniel, Harry.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: deedub on August 21, 2012, 01:55:55 am
This is my daughter's cat' Midnight.
(http://img.tapatalk.com/9587932d-dbd3-7d17.jpg)
She likes to 'help' me while I'm working from home by sitting on my mouse and climbing onto my lap when I'm on the phone or trying to type. My other daughter would love a rat or mouse. I quite like the idea of a pet rat, just don't think it's a good idea with a cat around. I've told her we'll adopt a dog one of these days - I don't do puppies!
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Post by: Emme on August 21, 2012, 09:59:30 am
Hello, my name is Bonnie.
 
Marie
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on August 21, 2012, 10:01:38 am
Hello Bonnie, you are very pretty :D
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Post by: Gertbysea on August 21, 2012, 10:10:44 am
What a Bonny Bonnie.

Gert
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Wonder on August 21, 2012, 11:43:04 am
We haven't had two dogs alike yet and also so beautiful.
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Post by: Emme on August 21, 2012, 10:03:51 pm
 
Yes, I agree this is a lovely thread and they are all so beautiful and so very special.


Marie
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Gertbysea on August 22, 2012, 08:18:34 am
Not really pets but the sunbirds are making a nest by the pool pump.

(http://img.tapatalk.com/79de37d0-87b2-0a71.jpg)

(http://img.tapatalk.com/79de37d0-87c1-214a.jpg)

Gert
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: obbie on August 24, 2012, 06:01:49 am
Cute Gretchen :)  Love sunbirds
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Post by: astarra on August 27, 2012, 05:22:33 am
Leo...
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Post by: Amy :-) on August 27, 2012, 06:02:19 am
He is absolutely GORGEOUS :D
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Post by: stef on August 27, 2012, 06:15:59 am
It is clear we all love our pets :) gretchen, love the sunbirds
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Post by: stef on August 27, 2012, 06:16:36 am
It is clear we all love our pets :) gretchen, love the sunbirds
And leo is soo cute!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on August 27, 2012, 09:37:24 pm
Leo is a cutie, we have 2 lambs in our back yard at the moment. They both yelling out for a bottle. Better go feed them :)
Title: Re: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: cookie1 on August 28, 2012, 05:44:39 am
(http://img.tapatalk.com/7cb69921-4cc2-137d.jpg)
Here is Ollie. He can talk quite a bit, but at the moment he is squawking at me. He said lots of 'hello darlings' to me when I got back from the retreat. Although he is supposed to be DD's bird, he and I have a special bond.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on August 28, 2012, 05:47:41 am
He is lovely Cookie :)
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Post by: astarra on August 28, 2012, 05:58:27 am
Are you going to show us Jo, Amy?
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Post by: Amy :-) on August 28, 2012, 06:38:13 am
Jo says hello ;D
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Post by: mcmich on August 28, 2012, 06:39:02 am
I have met Ollie and he is one very smart bird.
He whistles a mean tune too.
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Post by: mcmich on August 28, 2012, 06:40:12 am
Jo blow's a very handsome fellow too.
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Post by: Amy :-) on August 28, 2012, 06:45:40 am
Jo blow's a very handsome fellow too.

Thanks DFM, I think good looks must run in our family ;) :D
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Post by: mcmich on August 28, 2012, 06:48:28 am
 ;D ;D ;D
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Post by: Cuilidh on August 28, 2012, 07:03:51 am
Is Jo Blow a Thai Fighting Fish Amy?
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Post by: cookie1 on August 28, 2012, 07:41:59 am
Thanks Michele. :-*
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Post by: astarra on August 28, 2012, 07:46:41 am
a few fish that live at our place...
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Post by: astarra on August 28, 2012, 07:54:00 am
OOPS!!! once again I do a sideways photo... :-[

There are 9 fish that live in that tank, can't see them all in the pic sorry.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on August 28, 2012, 08:06:35 am
Is Jo Blow a Thai Fighting Fish Amy?

He be a Siamese Fighting Fish ;D

There are 9 fish that live in that tank, can't see them all in the pic sorry.

How rude of them not to pose for the photo shoot.... :-))
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: meganjane on August 28, 2012, 01:47:18 pm
My darling boy has done it again. Rambo's already had one operation where he had a diaphragmatic hernia after being run over; he fell off the back of the ute and was rushed to the vet; he got chemical on his paws and had a seizure and was rushed to the vet;he became dehydrated after being with DH all day and was rushed to the vet; he jumped off the top deck of the sheep truck and was rushed to the vet.

The vet is a 200km round trip.  :o

The last vet trip was to Perth because he'd fractured and dislocated his elbow and torn a ligament from the bone along with part of the bone. He's been recovering from this for three weeks and we've been trying to keep him quiet and confined. He escaped and jumped the back fence, then ran off when a visitor opened the front door. He's now shifted the dislocation and is in the vet overnight. We will hear from the Perth vet in the morning after he views the X-rays. If it's another operation we have a heart breaking decision to make... :-\
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on August 28, 2012, 01:55:08 pm
Poor Rambo,  don't think you have a hope in hell of keeping him down MJ.  It must be a huge problem for you with the vet so far away.  I hope the news is not bad, fingers crossed for you.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Gertbysea on August 28, 2012, 02:01:01 pm
Clearly a Rambo  he ain't . Poor  puppy has sufferered  so much  in his short life.  Yes MJ a very hard decision.  I fear Rambo has  had his time and  and  in A few years on will suffer all the more for all his injuries . In his dotage he may have more pain along with arthritis.

Wonderful doggie but  he may be more comfortable playing  with his mates  in doggie heaven where there is surely no pain.Whatever  decision you make will be the right one for you.

Gretchen
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: stef on August 28, 2012, 03:03:56 pm
Sorry to hear MJ...i hope rambo will be fine without surgery.. If not.. The difficult decision will be there at some point.. We went through those decisions 3 times in 4 years and it still breaks my heart reading your story about rambo....  We are facing the same with 12 yr old zeno..  He has pemphygus (google it to see pictures.. It is a horrible disease.. He is rejecting his own skin) and needs cortisone everyday.. We need to increase his daiky dosis, but now he gets sick, because his body also can not take cortisone.....  So after the joy of welcoming Luka to our family we may have to go the way we all fear the most with zeno..  I feel for you.. MJ. Feel free to message me whenever you.feel like. X
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cuilidh on August 28, 2012, 09:08:31 pm
So very sorry to hear about Rambo and Zeno.  Pets are such an important part of our families and lives and when the time comes to have to make the final decision it is heart wrenching.  Thoughts and hugs to you all.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Gertbysea on August 28, 2012, 09:49:57 pm
Stef that is sad for Zeno. Horrible as you say. Cortisone is a poisoned chalice drug.. We love our pets so much and are blessed to share their  short lives. Having to say goodbye is hard but seeing  a pet at rest with no pain  can be  a privilege they would thank us for I am sure.

Gretchen
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Wonder on August 28, 2012, 10:14:41 pm
MJ and Stef my thoughts are with you, it's so hard with pets they become such a partof the family. All the best.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: cookie1 on August 29, 2012, 02:16:05 am
MJ  and stef that is so sad. I am not a dog person but recently had to make the same decision with our inherited budgie. We now have a new Monty to replace him and he is becoming part of the family too. I must post his photo too
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on August 29, 2012, 05:16:33 am

My thoughts are with you Stef and Zeno  and MJ and Rambo.  We went through a similar thing 4 years ago, it was the right thing for us to do but so very hard to do it. 
All the best

Marie  :(
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: meganjane on August 29, 2012, 02:18:14 pm
So sorry to hear of Zeno's troubles.

I have to share my good news!! RAMBO IS OKAY!!! (http://www.thedishforum.com/smilies/happy-clapping/bliss.gif)

Xrays are fine and healing is progressing well. I'm picking him up tomorrow and have to keep him quiet for another four weeks!!
Here's a photo from better times:
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on August 29, 2012, 04:08:37 pm
That's wonderful news MJ. ;D Good luck keeping him quiet :D :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on August 29, 2012, 04:10:30 pm
Happy to hear that news too MJ.  Rambo lives to fight another day.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on August 29, 2012, 10:12:54 pm

That is great news MJ.  Good on you Rambo.

Marie  ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cuilidh on August 29, 2012, 10:18:00 pm
Rambo is a great looking dog, but it sounds like you've got your hands full keeping him quiet whilst he recuperates!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Gertbysea on August 29, 2012, 10:23:35 pm
Rambo is a unique dog alright. Good luck keeping him quiet for four more weeks.  He has now become part of this family so we will be  wanting updates .  Crazy doggie.

Gert
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: stef on August 29, 2012, 10:26:31 pm
(http://img.tapatalk.com/5ee25f6e-8917-54fd.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cuilidh on August 29, 2012, 11:56:04 pm
He's still cute, Stef, and he has grown and changed already!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: CreamPuff63 on August 30, 2012, 12:06:03 am
I knew Rambo would pull through - he's a fighter!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Gertbysea on August 30, 2012, 12:33:24 am
That is one beautiful intelligent dog Stef.

Gert
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on August 30, 2012, 12:35:18 am
He certainly is a handsome fellow Stef.
Good news for Rambo MJ.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Wonder on August 30, 2012, 12:42:30 am
That's great news MJ.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: meganjane on August 30, 2012, 02:17:56 am
Stef, he's gorgeous!

Yes, Rambo lives up to his name. There's no keeping him down. We adore him. Our kids think we're nuts, especially DH as he's not a dog person at all!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: cookie1 on August 30, 2012, 04:47:21 am
I knew Rambo would pull through - he's a fighter!

ROFL.

Pleased is going to be ok MJ.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Wonder on August 30, 2012, 06:49:18 am
I ws told about this site today and thought it would fit right in this thread.

http://dog-shaming.com/ (http://dog-shaming.com/)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on August 30, 2012, 06:52:48 am
There are some rascals on that site. Very funny.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: goldfish on August 30, 2012, 06:56:18 am
I love the look on that little one who "bit the UPS man yesterday" . . . .  . .seems very smug about it . ." . .AND I'll do it again . .!!"
Thanks, Wonder! :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Gertbysea on August 30, 2012, 07:04:25 am
The sunbird's nest was finished over the weekend  but I think she did not like it as I have not seen her.

(http://img.tapatalk.com/79de37d0-0279-1699.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: meganjane on August 30, 2012, 07:42:31 am
Hope she comes back Gert.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Gertbysea on August 30, 2012, 07:47:35 am
Sometimes they build two nests for her to choose from.

Gert
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: meganjane on August 30, 2012, 07:49:58 am
Wow! I think human men should do the same. Two houses, my darling, which one would you like? ;D

That Dog Shaming website has me (http://www.thedishforum.com/smilies/laughing/muttley.gif)

and (http://www.thedishforum.com/smilies/laughing/rofl.gif)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: snappy on August 30, 2012, 12:36:11 pm
Wonder that's a great blog!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Bonsai on August 30, 2012, 01:00:13 pm
The blog is so funny. Interesting to see how many of the dogs have similar bad habits - I know our puppy could claim a few of those 'crimes' as well. Chewing tissues is a favorite pastime as well as trying to give the cat frequent sloppy kisses (which the cat hates).
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: cookie1 on August 31, 2012, 06:21:50 am
Gert I hope your sunbirds come back after all that work.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Wonder on August 31, 2012, 07:11:30 am
We had a great laugh with the blog last night and thought of a lot photos we could put up of our new puppy. We kept telling him if he didn't stop H**ping his bed that's where he would end up, but it didn't deter him at all!

As well as providing some laughs it made us realise all the naughty things Oscar is up to are all normal.

Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on August 31, 2012, 11:18:26 am
Well we have decided to keep our 2 lambs, and just keep bottle feeding them until weaned. DD 9 is doing most of the feed (and doing a great job)
The only problem is I had to go and buy powdered lambs milk and at $88 for enough for 2 lambs I nearly dropped dead :o
DD has claimed the lambs and will profit from any lambs the ewe lamb has, and the boy lamb will either be kept as a pet or sold, but I doubt she will ever let him go :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on September 01, 2012, 06:40:45 am
Lamb formula is expensive dede! ... but aren't the lambs cute!?   ;)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: meganjane on September 01, 2012, 12:07:12 pm
Lamb formula is expensive dede! ... but aren't the lambs cute!?   ;)
..until they grow up.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Foxx on September 01, 2012, 12:30:25 pm
I ws told about this site today and thought it would fit right in this thread.

http://dog-shaming.com/ (http://dog-shaming.com/)

Oh man,that site is hilarious! I found it via Facebook the other day and when I see pics pop up in my newsfeed Im always cracking up.Some of the poor dogs faces are just PRICELESS!

Will post some pics of my pets later as soon as I can find some decent pics of them.2 of them are not very photogenic while the other is a little model & loves his picture being taken.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: andiesenji on September 03, 2012, 09:43:41 am
This was Teafer, my companion for 15+ years. 
She pretends to be a vulture - while teasing her daddy who is in the crate seen at lower right.
(http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h129/Basenjibabe91/TeafVulture.jpg)

Here she is laying on top of a box full of books, all standing on end. She pulled her blankie over the books and made herself comfortable in spite of the very uneven surface.
(http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h129/Basenjibabe91/WhatBooks.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Gertbysea on September 03, 2012, 11:07:12 am
Not my pets but 5 month old broken  coated Jack  Russell s of my dear ex son in law.

Gert

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/09/03/a8y5e2ur.jpg)

Buddy and Holly


The original and best . Here is Elvis who belongs to my daughter and her ex. Elvis lives with us now and is 13.

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/09/03/tytejuqy.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on September 03, 2012, 09:38:09 pm
Lovely photos Andie.

Beautiful Gert. They are such wonderful company.

Marie   :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cuilidh on September 03, 2012, 09:41:08 pm
Vulture is certainly the right description for Teafer, Andie.  The photos are great.

Love Buddy, Holly and Elvis, they look so lovable and ready for any mischief!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: CreamPuff63 on September 05, 2012, 01:41:35 am
This is Snuggles. She is absolutely gorgeous, playful, intelligent and very sociable. She follows me around all day with the dog trailing along also.

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/09/05/ana3ysys.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Mama Fergie on September 05, 2012, 01:44:58 am
Gorgeous  :) looks like my cat only mine has white chest  :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: CreamPuff63 on September 05, 2012, 01:53:20 am
she has a slight pink tinge throughout cos dad apparently was a ginger. has a habit of just swiping little things off table tops and then looking at you like "did I just do that?". (must go before you start nodding off to sleep with all my "funny" tales about her  :D)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cuilidh on September 05, 2012, 02:16:09 am
She is beautiful, CP. 
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Gertbysea on September 08, 2012, 03:55:44 am
You can just see the beak of the sunbird.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: stef on September 10, 2012, 09:10:36 pm
Been away for a few days.. Just love all the reactions and pics in here... I promissed u some new 'LUKA' material now and then.. So here we go..   A few pics in the garden, also one this evening after he has been chasing the i robot vacuum cleaner lol(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/09/11/a6enuzaq.jpg)(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/09/11/nyvyhy2a.jpg)(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/09/11/epe5aqe6.jpg)(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/09/11/vu4a7y9a.jpg)(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/09/11/ygunyhu6.jpg)(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/09/11/4ase7yqy.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cuilidh on September 10, 2012, 09:13:57 pm
It's a hard life being such an adorable pup, isn't it!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: stef on September 10, 2012, 09:32:03 pm
It's a hard life being such an adorable pup, isn't it!

I know especially when you are a 11 week and 5 days old spoiled brat lol
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on September 10, 2012, 09:48:31 pm
He is beautiful Stef and growing fast.  I think they are meant to be spoilt.  lol

Marie  :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: stef on September 10, 2012, 09:51:16 pm
He is beautiful Stef and growing fast.  I think they are meant to be spoilt.  lol

Marie  :)
Marie, he is the first new pup we had in almost 12 years...  He is just adorable and very smart for a blonde lol.....he,is growing like mad and already knows so many commands! Highlight of his day is his visit to tha salon, where i made a space to comb and brush him every day.. He just loves it

Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on September 10, 2012, 10:06:51 pm
He has grown Stef. Gorgeous pup and very spoilt.
I'ld like to go to the salon everyday.   :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: stef on September 10, 2012, 10:08:31 pm
He has grown Stef. Gorgeous pup and very spoilt.
I'ld like to go to the salon everyday.   :D
He has doubled in size in 3 weeks..  It is breathtaking.. 
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: stef on September 26, 2012, 05:29:56 pm
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/09/27/batyqyge.jpg)

Little luka s growing like crazy!  He has the cutest face, dont u think?
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on September 26, 2012, 06:10:31 pm
My goodness Stef, Luka has totally changed and looks very mature for his age :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: stef on September 26, 2012, 06:53:26 pm
My goodness Stef, Luka has totally changed and looks very mature for his age :)

I know and he is 3 months and one week old

Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cuilidh on September 26, 2012, 09:08:40 pm
Still looks like a pup - but only just.  He has grown and changed so much.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on September 26, 2012, 09:39:06 pm
He has grown. So adorable.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Gertbysea on September 26, 2012, 09:42:11 pm
You just want to snuggle up with Luka.

Gert
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on September 26, 2012, 11:23:38 pm
It looks like someone is in that photo Gert ;)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Gertbysea on September 26, 2012, 11:32:01 pm
Ummmm. Nice bum!

Gert
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Post by: Amy :-) on September 26, 2012, 11:34:38 pm
 ;D ;D ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on September 27, 2012, 12:54:18 am
Luka has grown so fast, but so adorable . Yes Stef, he has the cutest face.  :)

Marie
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on September 27, 2012, 12:59:30 am
Gorgeous photo Stef, now if only you could get him to smile  ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: stef on September 27, 2012, 07:40:10 am
Gorgeous photo Stef, now if only you could get him to smile  ;D

he was so busy bossing around and keeping my man under lol .. that is no time to smile   :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: stef on September 27, 2012, 07:40:54 am
Ummmm. Nice bum!

Gert

yep, my DH Gert, since 1988
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Gertbysea on September 27, 2012, 08:30:11 am
Lucky you Stef  :-))

Gett
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Mama Fergie on September 30, 2012, 02:39:13 am
Trying to post photo now but no luck. Will keep trying  :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Mama Fergie on September 30, 2012, 02:42:13 am
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/09/30/zugujazy.jpg)

Bruce the boxer on the beach
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Gertbysea on September 30, 2012, 03:05:04 am
Yahoo! You did it, good job.

Gert
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on September 30, 2012, 03:05:13 am
He's gorgeous MF!! :) :) How old is he? Our old boxer is 11 now :-))
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Mama Fergie on September 30, 2012, 03:18:10 am
Yes Gert finally.
That's me posted 4 photos now ;D

Amy Bruce is 18months and his little sister also a boxer is 8 months old. They belong to my son.
They are staying with us over the weekend as my son and his wife and baby are at Margaret river for the weekend.
Fun in here as I have two dogs of my own and a cat!

Thanks Gert for helping me with Tapatalk and everything  ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Mama Fergie on September 30, 2012, 09:14:45 am
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/09/30/2ynyteva.jpg)

My dog Charlie and my cat Chinta
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: goldfish on September 30, 2012, 10:28:40 am
They're just gorgeous, MF!!  Charlie and Bruce would make an interesting couple!! ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Mama Fergie on September 30, 2012, 11:26:34 am
Ha ha lucky they are both sterilized males !!!!  ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on September 30, 2012, 01:59:31 pm
Charlie is gorgeous MF :D :D

I'm not a cat person though :-))
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: CreamPuff63 on September 30, 2012, 02:31:45 pm
So cute   :-*
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Mama Fergie on September 30, 2012, 02:34:12 pm
To be honest Amy I am not really a cat person either but we have had Chinta forv10 years now and he is so loving and gentle with everyone and especially all the kids.
He has changed my mind about cats completely.
I am still very much a dog person at heart and always will be  :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: CreamPuff63 on September 30, 2012, 02:49:37 pm
I think I have jumped the fence on that ... I find cats are just not so "needy", so ATM that is better. I like dogs, but cats are better also cos they exercise themselves  :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on September 30, 2012, 10:24:52 pm
Gorgeous pets MF.

Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on September 30, 2012, 10:43:30 pm
Thanks for sharing your pets MF, lovely photo of beautiful pets.

Marie
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Mama Fergie on October 01, 2012, 01:11:07 am
Would have to agree with you CP as cats are much less needy than dogs.

They also seem to like being on their own and pick and choose their times for affection and cuddles.  :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Halex on October 01, 2012, 01:14:53 am
MF, you own a zoo :D

Lovely pets.

We have 2 cats, one lives nder our bed or down the drain ??? She is obese.

The other lives with our neighbour as they feed him salmon!

H :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Mama Fergie on October 01, 2012, 01:22:56 am
You just made me laugh Hally  ;D ;D ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on October 01, 2012, 03:01:01 am
We have 2 cats, one lives nder our bed or down the drain ??? She is obese.


LOL how on earth does she fit down the drain Hally? ;D ;D ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dragongirly on October 04, 2012, 07:36:45 am
I used to share my house with a very fussy black and white domestic cat I called Miss Phoebe.  She passed on a couple of years ago now - but she's remembered very fondly.  OK I'm not sure I remember the I'm hungry whinge all that fondly.......
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cuilidh on October 04, 2012, 07:44:57 am
I am sure you have heard the saying - dogs have masters, cats have staff!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dragongirly on October 04, 2012, 08:13:53 am
Oh yes indeed Cuilidh - I have lived that *grin*

You get accustomed to it quickly though  :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: stef on October 10, 2012, 01:49:42 pm
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/10/10/esuzaze8.jpg) (http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/10/10/2evagahu.jpg)

Today, on his 12th birthday, we have to say goodbye to Zeno, our best friend since he was a little pup. We decided to let him go while he has some dignity left, but it is a hard, very hard goodbye. We will miss you so much Zeno, and we hope there is a dog heaven where you can run around like you used to do!

Thanks for allowing us to love tou and for all the love you gave us the last 12 years.

You always have been caring, patient and kind to us, to Luka and everyone that you met.

We will never forget you!

Goodbye ..

Stef and Erik en little Luka...
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on October 10, 2012, 02:01:06 pm
Stef, so sorry for the loss of your beloved companion. They become part of our families and it's so sad to say goodbye.
How blessed you were to have Zeno in your lives.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on October 10, 2012, 02:37:44 pm
Poor Zeno, Luka will miss him as much as you will Stef & Erik.  Such a beautiful looking dog who has obviously enriched your lives.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Greyhoundmum on October 10, 2012, 03:10:17 pm
Stef & Eric so sad for you and Zeno. goodbyes to beloved pets are always so tough.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Bonsai on October 10, 2012, 03:11:29 pm
So hard to say goodbye to a loved doggie companion - you're both very brave to do so 😢
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on October 10, 2012, 06:24:27 pm
What sad news Stef and Erik that you had to say goodbye to Zeno.It's such a hard decision to make but I know from personal experience it's done with love and in the interest of your beloved pet.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: stef on October 10, 2012, 06:51:47 pm
Thank you all for your kind words. One would think it gets easier,to do this over again.  Zeno is our 4th member of our family we have to let go..   The older we become the harder it is to say goodbye...

Again, thank you all.  Lots of love
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cuilidh on October 10, 2012, 08:50:33 pm
I had a sad feeling when I saw this latest post was from you and knew it must have been Zeno's time.  Our pets are so very dear and important to us and it is such a wrench when we have to let them go, even though we know it is the very very best thing we can do for them.  Hugs and tears to you all.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: chrissa on October 10, 2012, 09:09:02 pm
I'm so sorry Stef.   I feel for you and Erik,  they are so much a part of your life, its such a sad loss.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Gertbysea on October 10, 2012, 11:16:51 pm
Stef, Stef, I just had  a message from my Pitch and he says  Zeno has arrived in Doggie Heaven. Russo was there and all the other doggies you and Erik knew and loved. They are showing him around . Zeno is pain free and acting like the puppy he was in the old days. They are  taking him to dinner a the  Chow Down cafe and guess what?............ in Doggie Heaven  they are allowed to eat CHOCQOLATE!


Gretchen

Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on October 10, 2012, 11:33:31 pm
It is never easy to say goodbye to a much loved family member.  Stef & Erik you have my heartfelt sympathy and I know from personal experience  what you are going through.  Our pets ask so little but give us so much.  I agree with you Stef, the older we get the harder it is.  Luka will miss Zeno so much as well.  Take care, my thoughts are with you at this very sad time.
with tears
Marie
PS just noticed Gerts post and I'm certain Missie is welcoming him also.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on October 11, 2012, 12:36:14 am
My thoughts are with you Stef. I wish there was something I could say to make you feel better, but I know there isn't :'(

I'm sure my old dogs Floyd, Stella and Murphy welcomed Zeno with slobbery tongues and waggy tails as well.
 
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: johnro on October 11, 2012, 05:50:09 am
Stef the sadness felt by you and your family is so very tangible - our much loved lab, Shelby will be 13 at the end of October and I go to water at the thought of this day approaching.  Hugs to you and your family xx
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: kt2 on October 11, 2012, 06:07:33 am
Stef and Erik, I'm so sorry to hear about Zeno.  :-[

We have been in the same situation and with time the tears slow down and smiles of happy memories return.
Big big hugs to you both.  :-*
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: stef on October 11, 2012, 08:08:57 am
thank you all for your kind worlds , all of them are like cool drops that help to ease the pain.. 

i just want to share a video some complete strangers in Kentucky made in honor of Zeno.

I never met them, but got to know them through facebook. I am eternally thankful for what they did for us.

here is the link ( i hope this is allowed by the forum)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=_rMopBiX53M

love to all of you
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on October 11, 2012, 08:31:23 am
Stef, that is a lovely tribute to Zeno. You will treasure that always.
I'm so sorry for your grief and glad that you have Luka to fill the void.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cuilidh on October 11, 2012, 08:34:04 am
What a wonderful and thoughtful tribute to your beloved Zeno.  He will always be with you.  XX
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: johnro on October 11, 2012, 09:34:20 am
Stef that is such a wonderful tribute - very difficult to see the last minute or so through tears xx
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on October 11, 2012, 10:10:15 am
That is a beautiful tribute Stef and such a lovely gesture from the people in Kentucky.  A wonderful keepsake.
Marie
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on October 11, 2012, 10:13:08 am
Wow Stef, that is beautiful. What a lovely thing for them to do. You must love it. :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Greyhoundmum on October 11, 2012, 12:53:45 pm
what a wonderful keepsake Stef.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: stef on October 11, 2012, 05:49:19 pm
Thank u everyone...i have been crying like a baby all the time..  Not a professional way to act if you are doing business... On facebook Greetchen said a wonderful thing about cathy making this memorial for zeno....  It is good to see the social media used for good instead of evil...  That prompted me to try to get zeno's memorial video on the national belgian news ..  I keep you posted..  I hope they use it, mostly to thank cathy for her warm heart.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on October 12, 2012, 12:59:05 am
A truly moving tribute stef, thanks for sharing it with us.  Our pets are like our children, if anything happens to them we cry and cry and cry.  My 4 year old GS asked me the other day what I would do if he got hit by a car - I told him I would cry forever.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Droverjess on October 27, 2012, 10:22:56 am
Oh Judy!

Stef only just seen this, a lovely tribute. Sorry for your loss.

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Post by: stef on October 27, 2012, 11:18:49 am
Oh Judy!

Stef only just seen this, a lovely tribute. Sorry for your loss.



thank you so much, it is so hard to say goodbye after 12 years.. lucky we have little Luka, around, although, he is not so little anymore..  he is 18 weeks old now and already weighs 24 kilo.
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Post by: mcmich on October 29, 2012, 05:01:50 am
Wow Stef, he is big and handsome boy.  :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Gertbysea on October 29, 2012, 05:27:55 am
Luka prankster is sooooo gorgeous.

Gert
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Post by: Emme on October 29, 2012, 06:45:19 am
Stef
Lovely photos of Luka, he has grown so quickly and he is gorgeous

Marie
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: goldfish on November 04, 2012, 06:50:07 am
You must take a moment to watch this . . . . our two terriers are in for a special viewing (or 2 or 3 or . . .) of this so they can see how it should be . . ;D ;D ;D

http://www.youtube.com/embed/PztO-OvzRyg?feature=player_embedded
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on November 04, 2012, 06:59:07 am
Very clever  ;D
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Post by: Emme on November 04, 2012, 07:09:30 am
That was great, very clever dog

Marie
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: chrissa on November 04, 2012, 07:15:17 am
My dog thinks she's a cowboy
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/11/04/qemu2ygy.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on November 04, 2012, 07:51:58 am
Aaww, so gorgeous.
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Post by: Katiej on November 04, 2012, 08:53:57 am
Very cute dog Chrissa  :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on November 04, 2012, 07:08:02 pm
My new baby. I know he's a bit ugly at the moment but he will be beautiful in a few weeks when he get all his feathers. I'm currently hand rearing him.

This is Billy the Sun Conure

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/11/05/6uregu4e.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: stef on November 04, 2012, 08:31:08 pm
Luka is doing great, here you see him at 4 months and a half, already more then 27 kilo....  A gentle giant loving to sit at the table(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/11/05/6a5ygeja.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: stef on November 04, 2012, 08:32:29 pm
Dede such a pretty bird (ok sounds silly but i mean it.. Brings back memories about our baby gray redtail african..  Cute baby!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 04, 2012, 10:05:36 pm
Mandi, Billy is adorable!! :D

.....well, not really but I was trying to be nice LOL :-)) He does look like he has the potential to be a stunning bird though ;)

And stef, wow! Luka is such a big boy now :o
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Gertbysea on November 04, 2012, 10:22:22 pm
That Luka Prankster is  so beautiful . Give him the chicken .

What a Tweet birdie Mandi.

Gert

Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on November 05, 2012, 12:03:03 am
Will Luka grow anymore Stef? If he does, he is going to be a big boy.

Billy is a cutie pie dede. You'll have to give us another peek when when his feathers come through.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on November 05, 2012, 12:14:44 am
Great photos, Luka is a gorgeous boy Stef.

Mandi the mother instinct in you is the strongest I have ever seen in any woman - you just can't help yourself :D   I wonder what colour the cockatiel is going to be.  I love those birds.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: stef on November 05, 2012, 08:41:38 am
Will Luka grow anymore Stef? If he does, he is going to be a big boy.

Billy is a cutie pie dede. You'll have to give us another peek when when his feathers come through.
Mc,  luka is 4 months and a half so he will grow for sure,  but it is clear he will e a big and handsome fellow :)

Judy, amazing how fast you all work in this forum.. I bet it is a fulltime job for you! Respect!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on November 05, 2012, 08:47:26 am
A big and handsome boy Stef.  :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on November 20, 2012, 03:41:54 am
Meet Larry...
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 20, 2012, 03:43:19 am
Larry the Lizard!! How gorgeous astarra :D Where did you get him?
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on November 20, 2012, 03:45:20 am
DH brought him home from work, was in his office.  :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 20, 2012, 03:48:17 am
LOL I wasn't expecting that answer :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on November 20, 2012, 03:50:33 am
Larry is gorgeous. We had a couple of blue tongue lizards a few years ago. I eventually let them go. They are great pets.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on November 20, 2012, 03:51:46 am
What were you expecting Amy??  ;)
He is 16.5 inches long... :o
He seems to be taming up quickly, I am amazed.  :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 20, 2012, 03:56:44 am
I dunno... the backyard maybe? Out on the street? Or is that too normal? ;D
He'll be talking to you next astarra :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on November 20, 2012, 03:58:33 am
Well - with the amount he gets talked to by 3 little people it would almost be amazing if he didn't start talking back!!  :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 20, 2012, 04:06:12 am
Just what you need...another nagging child! ;D
Title: Re: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: *suzanne* on November 20, 2012, 06:09:01 am
Good Lord astarra, I had one of those tapping on my backdoor a few years ago and had to get my dad to come and take it away as I couldn't get out of the house, they give me the willies ::)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 20, 2012, 07:11:08 am
Ditto suzanne ;D They have scared the s*** out of me many times when I've gone running through the bush :o
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on November 20, 2012, 07:39:26 am
Grab 'em behind the head and they can't bite you.  ;)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: *suzanne* on November 20, 2012, 08:22:58 am
That's what my dad tried telling me but I just told him no chance of me ever touching anything like that and to get it away from my house  :-))
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on November 20, 2012, 08:27:47 am
They are not scarey, they are cute.  :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Moptop on November 20, 2012, 08:31:15 am
They are a bit cute...............from a distance ;D ;D ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: *suzanne* on November 20, 2012, 08:33:07 am
Nope I don't do nature of any kind  ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on November 20, 2012, 08:36:31 am
I don't do snakes or blowflies, but love animals, especially baby ones.  :D

What about your kids, suzanne....?  ;)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on November 20, 2012, 09:34:38 am
They have an amazing bite on them, their jaws are so strong, even when they are really little. But still cute :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 20, 2012, 09:57:59 am
Grab 'em behind the head and they can't bite you.  ;)

If I'm running, I'll just run faster! ;D There's no way I would stop :-))

They are a bit cute...............from a distance ;D ;D ;D

That is my opinion on most wild animals Moptop ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: 50plusandlovinglife on November 20, 2012, 10:13:52 am
I went to the hairdresser today, and Braandi took my place at work, Grumpy sent this photo to me while I was having my hair done.
His comment was, she is getting more done than you do.
Title: Re: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: *suzanne* on November 20, 2012, 10:43:24 am
What a cute dog, and a cheeky DH

My kid's don't mind nature I try hard not to show my fear but when they see me running around like a crazy women after I saw a legless lizard once, it's a little difficult;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 20, 2012, 10:45:40 am
Suzanne.... if it was legless, I don't think it would be able to chase you ;D
Title: Re: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: *suzanne* on November 20, 2012, 10:50:48 am
;D;DAmy but you see all logic goes out the window plus it still moves really fast
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 20, 2012, 10:54:19 am
Oh okay ;D ;D
Why was it legless? I take you mean literally without legs, not drunk ;D
Title: Re: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: *suzanne* on November 20, 2012, 10:55:05 am
I didn't stop to ask it, but that's what DH called it;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on November 20, 2012, 11:09:45 am
Oh okay ;D ;D
Why was it legless? I take you mean literally without legs, not drunk ;D

Amy you make me laugh. There is actually a lizard that is leg less.

Looks like a snake but actually a lizard. I think I would run too if I seem one of these

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/11/20/quma8eny.jpg)
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Post by: *suzanne* on November 20, 2012, 11:11:31 am
Buggar do they grow that big, the one I encountered wasn't overly big
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 20, 2012, 01:56:27 pm
Oh okay ;D ;D
Why was it legless? I take you mean literally without legs, not drunk ;D

Amy you make me laugh. There is actually a lizard that is leg less.

Looks like a snake but actually a lizard. I think I would run too if I seem one of these

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/11/20/quma8eny.jpg)

.............. :-)) :-)) :-))
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Delightful Den on November 20, 2012, 04:01:25 pm
The way you can tell the difference between a snake and a leg less lizard is the vent (scientific name for anus) on a snake is close to the end of the tail. Personally I never stop to look. ;)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 20, 2012, 10:13:16 pm
No, I don't think I would either Den! :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on November 20, 2012, 10:18:44 pm
Hers a pic of Amy and Bird

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/11/21/4epuqugy.jpg)

I think they may have grow a little.
Amy is 3 days old and Bird is 1 day old :D
(But I'm not sure which one is which :o) ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 20, 2012, 10:20:26 pm
How can you not tell Mandi? Shouldn't Amy have a few more feathers or something? ???
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on November 20, 2012, 10:20:44 pm
That is interesting Den, tho I will admit I wouldn't stop to check either.  :-\

Amy and Bird are .... ugly, dede!!  :-))  
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Post by: mcmich on November 20, 2012, 10:21:00 pm
How sweet. How do you know Amy is a girl?  :D
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Post by: Amy :-) on November 20, 2012, 10:23:11 pm
Amy and Bird are .... ugly, dede!!  :-)) 

I wasn't going to say that :-)) ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on November 20, 2012, 10:23:32 pm
How sweet. How do you know Amy is a girl?  :D

I have no idea if she's a girl or not, but she has been called Amy now lol. I won't be keeping her so I will probably never know :D
And Amy usually the oldest is the biggest, but hard to tell in this pick, might be able to tell in a few days time. But once they get bigger its quiet easy to tell the oldest from the youngest because of feather development and size. They grow quickly. :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 20, 2012, 10:25:53 pm
If I lived closer I would buy Amy from you Mandi ;D
How long before you get rid of them?
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on November 20, 2012, 10:26:24 pm
That is interesting Den, tho I will admit I wouldn't stop to check either.  :-\

Amy and Bird are .... ugly, dede!!  :-)) 

Wait and see what they look like in a week or two, they will be extremely ugly then lol.
Like this.

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/11/21/ata5ynev.jpg)
 And this.

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/11/21/vyva5azu.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on November 20, 2012, 10:28:24 pm
If I lived closer I would buy Amy from you Mandi ;D
How long before you get rid of them?

When they are fully weaned and eating on their own, about 8 weeks.
Then they will look like this

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/11/21/a3edypyt.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 20, 2012, 10:38:36 pm
The ugly little ones remind me of something.... but I can't remember what :-))

I want a big pretty one :D How long do they usually live for?
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Wonder on November 20, 2012, 11:17:31 pm
Wow Mandi they really are ugly!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on November 21, 2012, 12:44:04 am
Just found my DD who I had to pick up from school today sick, in bed asleep cuddling Larry!  :-\
Looked so cute, but what a random child!  :)  :-))
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 21, 2012, 12:46:01 am
Oh jeez... cuddling a lizard? Really? :-))
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on November 21, 2012, 12:49:44 am
Seriously... :D
Took some pics but woke her up and upset her.  :'(
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 21, 2012, 12:50:33 am
Oh the poor thing :( Which DD is it Astarra?
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on November 21, 2012, 12:53:13 am
Miss6.  :(
Don't know why she seems to be sick more than she is not at the moment.  :(
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 21, 2012, 12:56:17 am
Poor love :( Have you taken her to the doctor recently?
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on November 21, 2012, 12:59:30 am
she is going this afternoon.  :-\
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on November 21, 2012, 01:00:37 am
The ugly little ones remind me of something.... but I can't remember what :-))

I want a big pretty one :D How long do they usually live for?

Around 15 years Amy. I have always loved Cockatiels, you can teach them to talk (mainly males) and whistle. My best bird mimicked the phone so well that we often went to answer the phone then realized it was the bird. If they are hand reared I'm sure they think they are human and just love attention and a cuddle and scratch. :)
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Post by: Amy :-) on November 21, 2012, 01:18:56 am
she is going this afternoon.  :-\

Good :) Hopefully the doc will have some suggestions and not just a large bill :-))

The ugly little ones remind me of something.... but I can't remember what :-))

I want a big pretty one :D How long do they usually live for?

Around 15 years Amy. I have always loved Cockatiels, you can teach them to talk (mainly males) and whistle. My best bird mimicked the phone so well that we often went to answer the phone then realized it was the bird. If they are hand reared I'm sure they think they are human and just love attention and a cuddle and scratch. :)

Wow... did that cockateil laugh at you as well when you tried to answer the phone? ;D I've always wanted to hand rear my own pet. I used to want a monkey, but I'd settle for a bird! :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on November 21, 2012, 01:21:50 am
A monkey....that could be interesting!!  ;D

No doc bills here thankfully.  :) Not unless we have to take her to a specialist, anyway.  :(
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 21, 2012, 01:24:28 am
In my imagination it did everything I told it to astarra ;D

No doc bills? Lucky you. Doctors down here decide whether they want to bulk bill or not, and you usually don't find out until you're at the reception desk after the appointment :-))
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on November 21, 2012, 01:30:54 am
How are all your tests etc going Amy?  :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 21, 2012, 01:53:08 am
Got my specialist appointment in about 45 minutes astarra. Just about to get ready now :-\
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on November 21, 2012, 01:54:22 am
Good luck Amy.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 21, 2012, 01:57:03 am
Thanks Judy :) I'll be back here this afternoon ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on November 21, 2012, 02:04:24 am
Hope all goes well Amy :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on November 21, 2012, 02:08:26 am
Will be thinking of you Amy.  :-*
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 21, 2012, 04:47:41 am
Thanks lovely ladies, I'm back :)

More tests :(
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Post by: *suzanne* on November 21, 2012, 05:46:43 am
Hugs Amy, I hope they can get to the bottom of it soon xx
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 21, 2012, 05:53:15 am
Thanks suzanne. I like hugs :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on November 21, 2012, 07:07:59 am
Poor you Amy. Hugs from me too.  :-*

Miss6 has her second lot of tonsillitis in 2 weeks... :-\
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 21, 2012, 08:33:09 am
Thanks astarra. One of them is another blood test :'(

Poor Miss6 :( Lets all have a group hug :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Wonder on November 21, 2012, 10:17:58 pm
You poor thing Amy, hopefully something will show up this time around.

It's very difficult to find a bulk billing doctor around here and most of them aren't taking on new clients and if they are they charge you over $200 for the first visit and then bulk bill after that. Thankfully we are a healthy family.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on November 22, 2012, 02:18:28 am
Amy and Bird have got a new brother or Sister. I will call it Cfor (C for cockatiel ) :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on November 22, 2012, 02:20:02 am
Great news Dede!!
How many more eggs?  :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on November 22, 2012, 02:24:05 am
One more in that nest. Another 5 in another nest due to hatch from today onwards (nothing yet) and 6 in another nest that I have a feeling nothing will happen there.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on November 22, 2012, 02:30:02 am
Wow  :o
That will be alot of baby birds if they all hatch!  :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 22, 2012, 02:38:49 am
How exciting Mandi ;D

C4, nice name! ;)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Delightful Den on November 22, 2012, 10:41:07 am
Be careful with the C4 Amy that is an explosive. You may find the federal police knocking on your door.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on November 22, 2012, 11:04:12 am
Be careful with the C4 Amy that is an explosive. You may find the federal police knocking on your door.

Lol :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 22, 2012, 11:45:03 am
Oh dear.... :o
Mandi, why didn't you just call him C3PO? :-))
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on November 25, 2012, 12:32:47 am
Any more babies, Mandi?  :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on November 25, 2012, 02:43:37 am
Any more babies, Mandi?  :)

No not as yet, there is still 1 egg to hatch. Maybe it's not fertile. Will leave it for a bit longer and see what happens.

In the other nest I expect a baby any day, I checked the eggs yesterday and can feel the chick moving in the egg. So shouldn't be too long :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 25, 2012, 03:09:05 am
How exciting ;D

So will this be a "D" baby Mandi?
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on November 25, 2012, 05:17:40 am
How exciting ;D

So will this be a "D" baby Mandi?

Well I guess if its the very next one to hatch then yes it will be a D baby. Delilah maybe?
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 25, 2012, 05:20:22 am
Dracula? ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on November 25, 2012, 05:30:15 am
Dracula? ;D
Gee I hope not :o
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 25, 2012, 05:43:10 am
Me too :o :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 25, 2012, 05:54:06 am
This is Sophie the Smelly. I don't know if I've posted a photo of her before :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on November 25, 2012, 06:00:05 am
She looks so trusting Amy.  :)
Why the 'smelly' touch??!  :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 25, 2012, 06:02:21 am
She is astarra, she's too trusting :-)) Good thing we don't rely on her as a guard dog!
LOL, 'smelly' because she really, really is :-X But we still love her for some reason ;)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Delightful Den on November 25, 2012, 08:02:50 am
She looks like a nice dog Amy. 
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 25, 2012, 08:10:01 am
She is most of the time Den ;D
You can probably see her little stubby tail looks blurry in the photo. Thats because she is always wagging it :) She wags it so much sometimes that her whole body wiggles :-))
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Mama Fergie on November 25, 2012, 09:56:48 am
Amy Sophie the Smelly is lovely  :D
Prefer just Sophie  ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 25, 2012, 10:26:49 am
LOL ;D Just Sophie does sound nicer MF :) Or her other name is Princess Sophie because she's very demanding :D
She is a lovely old thing. She would have been a show dog but the fur on each of her feet is different. She can still dance though ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: stef on November 25, 2012, 06:51:04 pm
Hey guys,

Here is the monthly something update on Luka, our new proud and joy..  He now is 5 months old and weighs almost 30 kilo! We took him to a retirement home last week to visit the mother of one of our best friends. it was amazing to see how he went from playful to very careful and respectful to the old people there.. He also met a 13 year old bul terrier, and Luka also showed respect abd was very careful with here, while he normally goes completely crazy when he meets other (younger) dogs.. Just like he acted around Zeno, not bothering him at his old age... 
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/11/26/ybebe8yz.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on November 25, 2012, 06:59:35 pm
He certainly has grown. Very handsome. Amazing how some animals are intuitive around the elderly.

The residents of the nursing home would have enjoyed his company too.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Delightful Den on November 26, 2012, 01:57:29 am
Luka sure is looking great Stef.  He is getting so big. I bet the people in the home would have enjoyed meeting him.

My DW's grandmother spent the last few years of her life in a home. The home always had a dog for the residents. Unfortunately they regularly had to change dogs because they would get too fat from all the treats they were fed.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: stef on November 26, 2012, 07:33:16 am
Lol DD, i can imagine they would spoil those resident dogs to bits. :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on November 26, 2012, 08:13:15 am
Gosh Stef how time has flown 5 months old already.  Luka, very handsome and obviously very understanding and intuitive around people and other dogs. A beautiful animal.   :)
Marie
Title: Re: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: berringamababe on November 27, 2012, 12:17:14 am
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/11/27/ura4y5ej.jpg)(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/11/27/yqu8uda6.jpg)
This is my 2 boys Rackem Up Aka Roo and Dual n Haida aka Piggy.
Title: Re: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: berringamababe on November 27, 2012, 12:18:47 am
Oops I loaded Roos photo twice this is piggy(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/11/27/yragege9.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Delightful Den on November 27, 2012, 12:57:16 am
I have a soft spot for chestnut horses.  :) Roos looks like he is enjoying that beast.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 27, 2012, 01:04:55 am
Beautiful horse BB :D I always wanted a horse when I was a kid. How old is Roo? :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: berringamababe on November 27, 2012, 01:08:22 am
And Roo is a big softy, delightful den.  They are having Bowen and acupuncture today.  I could do with it myself but animals and kids always seem to be first inline. In fact my daughter said she was alway jealous of the horses but know they have acupuncture  she is totally jealous (http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/11/27/e9y2eta5.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: berringamababe on November 27, 2012, 01:16:12 am
Roo is was 8 on the 19/9 and piggy was 6 on the 21/10 I have a buckskin mare also she is about 10.  I compete in Cutting and Campdrafting this is an old photo of Dulcify
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/11/27/y8azu3a9.jpg)
And Piggy and I at the beach(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/11/27/9unuhyhe.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 27, 2012, 01:23:27 am
They're gorgeous :D How long have you been riding horses BB?
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Delightful Den on November 27, 2012, 01:27:00 am
The buckskin is a nice looking horse too. I tried camp-drafting once but never really took to it. I had more fun sitting in the arena picking up the cattle after a rider was cracked off.

Our horses were never privileged enough to get Bowen o acupuncture. The best they ever got was a bit of manipulation from a neighbor who trained race horses.  It used to make a big difference to them. One did not like being ridden on the right rein but after Danny popped her hips bak onto position she would be good as gold.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: berringamababe on November 27, 2012, 01:46:01 am
It seems to help, Roo and Piggy do a lot of Cutting and that is hard on there bodies so to keep them interested they can't be sore.  Dulcify is a turn back horse and Campdrafter the boys both draft too of course they are great in the camp both have come out on 24's so much fun. I love it!!!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Mama Fergie on November 27, 2012, 01:49:36 am
Gorgeous photos BB.
Your horses are lovely  :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: berringamababe on November 27, 2012, 02:34:13 am
Amy I grew up on a Cattle Property at Berringama in North East Victoria - 5th generation all the cattle work has been done with horses as it 'High Country'.  I have a slide of me on a horse wearing only a white cloth nappy and my mum holding me at about 4-5 months old.  My first horse was an old bay mare named Flash that my mum had also learnt to ride on.  I went to school at Corryong 'the man from snowy River Country' one of my favourite rides was in 2005 when I rode from Tom Groggin Station to Corryong the route that was taken to bring Jack Riley aka Man from Snowy river to Corryong Hospital he died on the way.

So I guess It is in my DNA  my granma was in the only Australian Mounted girl guides and as 19 year old she rode from Corryong to the top of Mt Mount Kosciuszko and back again witth the Guides.
I will post a photo of the country I learnt to ride in.

I am very lucky I have riden horse all over the world and it a great way to see it!!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: berringamababe on November 27, 2012, 02:35:31 am
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/11/27/ha2e3avu.jpg)
The Snowy mountains over looking Corryong North East Victoria
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 27, 2012, 03:22:51 am
Thats amazing BB. Its wonderful that you were brought up doing something you love and enjoy :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on November 27, 2012, 04:56:48 am
Beautiful horses.  :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on November 27, 2012, 05:15:31 am
Those horses are gorgeous BB.  :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on November 27, 2012, 06:41:37 am
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/11/27/y2anu2ej.jpg)

Amy, Bird and Cfor all growing (and yes still ugly) :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 27, 2012, 07:06:08 am
Aww... they're like little aliens :D :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on November 27, 2012, 08:02:42 am
They are not that bad. At least there are some feathers.  :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on November 27, 2012, 08:13:28 am
They are not that bad. At least there are some feathers.  :D

Well not really feathers but fluff lol. The feathers will start to appear in about a week or so. :)
Will be pulling them out of the nest in a little less than 2 weeks when Amy is 3 weeks old :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on November 27, 2012, 08:18:18 am
Why do you take them out, Mandi?
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on November 27, 2012, 08:19:18 am
Really dede? You can start to hand raise them that young? Incredible
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on November 27, 2012, 08:22:34 am
Yes Michelle, actually it's the best time to start hand rearing as they become extremely quiet and start thinking they are almost human :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on November 27, 2012, 08:24:55 am
And Astarra it's to hand rear them to make them quiet, will sell them once they no longer need formula and can eat seed and fruit and veggies on their own. They make great pets and have great personalities :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on November 27, 2012, 08:26:50 am
Formula  ???  for birds  ???

Can you tell I know nothing about bird raising?!  :D :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on November 27, 2012, 08:30:13 am
Lol. Yes Formula for birds ;D.
Well the parents feed their chicks by regenerating food into their mouth, there is no way I'm doing that. So formula is great ;D ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on November 27, 2012, 08:32:51 am
LOL...that give a very funny mental image, dede!  ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 27, 2012, 08:33:36 am
Lol. Yes Formula for birds ;D.
Well the parents feed their chicks by regenerating food into their mouth, there is no way I'm doing that. So formula is great ;D ;D

Do you mean regurgitating Mandi? :-)) I saw penguins do that on a documentary. Ewww!!!!!!!! ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on November 27, 2012, 08:35:56 am
Lol. Yes Formula for birds ;D.
Well the parents feed their chicks by regenerating food into their mouth, there is no way I'm doing that. So formula is great ;D ;D

Do you mean regurgitating Mandi? :-)) I saw penguins do that on a documentary. Ewww!!!!!!!! ;D

Stupid auto correct lol. Yes Amy I did mean regurgitating :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 27, 2012, 08:38:08 am
LOL. When I read "regenerating" I had an image of Doctor Who in my head :-))
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on November 27, 2012, 08:39:18 am
LOL. When I read "regenerating" I had an image of Doctor Who in my head :-))

Exterminate, Exterminate :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on November 27, 2012, 08:40:25 am
LOL!  :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 27, 2012, 08:47:53 am
LOL ;D
This morning on the radio there was a snippet of a relaxation tape made by the producers of Doctor Who. It was the voice of a Dalek telling you to inhale, exhale, let your worries slip away, etc. and then at the end it said "your tension has now been exterminated!!!" ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on November 27, 2012, 08:52:55 am
I would laugh if I heard that Amy lol.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 27, 2012, 08:58:16 am
You want to hear it? ;D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e59guruVL4o (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e59guruVL4o)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on November 27, 2012, 09:39:07 am
OMG I don't think that's very relaxing :o, I would be too scared to breath at all listening to that ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 27, 2012, 09:52:50 am
I think thats the point LOL ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cleo on November 29, 2012, 10:32:18 am
Thought I could introduce you to some of the meangerie.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cleo on November 29, 2012, 10:35:21 am
Sorry about the tiny photos. First timer here!
In order of appearance they are...
Truce
Tally
Xena
Penny
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 29, 2012, 10:39:23 am
You've got some beautiful pets there Cleo. Penny is gorgeous with her little socks :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cleo on November 29, 2012, 10:59:43 am
Thanks Amy, yes Penny is a little bit special.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: goldfish on November 29, 2012, 06:42:59 pm
They are lovely, Cleo - just noticed how the photographs caught the two horses at almost the exact moment in their movement! :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Delightful Den on November 30, 2012, 02:47:59 pm
DD's blind cat aptly named Ninja.

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/11/30/puzejepu.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: CreamPuff63 on November 30, 2012, 02:59:44 pm
ha ha feel for you DD, gotta laugh at the same time tho  :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on November 30, 2012, 06:00:40 pm
Too Cute.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: kt2 on November 30, 2012, 10:44:58 pm
Is anyone else seeing CP's photo underneath Amy's name ?  ??? ??? ???
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: kt2 on November 30, 2012, 10:45:54 pm
And - no, I haven't been drinking!!!  ;D ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 30, 2012, 10:46:22 pm
LOL ;D

I can just see my koala Katie ;)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on November 30, 2012, 10:46:27 pm
No not me :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: kt2 on November 30, 2012, 10:52:08 pm
This is really strange! Koala has gone walkabout, CP's photo under Amy's name and just a smiley face under CP's name!! My phone must have a gremlin it needs to flush out!  :P ;D ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on November 30, 2012, 10:55:10 pm
That sure is weird.... my koala has never gone walkabout before. He's too lazy
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: kt2 on December 01, 2012, 12:48:41 pm
Your koala is back safe and sound Amy!  ;D
Very strange.... Still can't work out what happened  ??? :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 01, 2012, 01:07:47 pm
Maybe his tree ran out of gum leaves. He was probably just getting some more ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: kt2 on December 01, 2012, 01:10:13 pm
Or he has a girlfriend  ;) 8)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: stef on December 03, 2012, 06:35:30 pm
It seems luka started an interesting sleeping relationship with mister rabbit. Caught them the oast few days sleeping in complete symetry.. And nope we did not put the rabbit in the same position.. This is the real thing...
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on December 03, 2012, 07:00:53 pm
Lol Stef. That is too cute :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Frozzie on December 03, 2012, 07:25:24 pm
You want to hear it? ;D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e59guruVL4o (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e59guruVL4o)

Haha made me laugh...
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on December 03, 2012, 09:57:53 pm
Luka obviously loves his mister rabbit Stef, very cute. ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: stef on December 03, 2012, 10:01:02 pm
Maria, he loves all his stuffed toys.. Every even he wants to play hide and seek. He brings mea toy and i have to hide itin the house. Then he waits for me to command him "seek" and he goes all around the plce untill he found it. Fun!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Mama Fergie on December 03, 2012, 10:22:42 pm
So cute Stef and so much fun  ;D

My two dogs love to play hide and seek with their toys too. It's hilarious watching them running around searching and trying to outdo each other in finding the toy first  ;D Almost every night at 7.30 one of them brings a toy and drops it at my feet so that I can hide it. It's as if they have set an alarm to go off at that time  ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: stef on December 03, 2012, 10:27:39 pm
Very funny..  Luka does exactly the same at the same time!  Amazing
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 03, 2012, 10:27:57 pm
Cute photos Stef :)

Or he has a girlfriend  ;) 8)

 :o :o :o ;D

Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Mama Fergie on December 03, 2012, 10:30:08 pm
So cute and definately amazing.  :D
What a  wonderful joy they bring to our lives  :D
So loyal and loving no matter what
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on December 04, 2012, 02:26:59 am
My babies :)

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/12/04/magedega.jpg)

Having a cuddle after their lunch
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: kt2 on December 04, 2012, 03:11:37 am
Dede, that's a beautiful photo! They look like they're smiling!  ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on December 04, 2012, 05:07:57 am
So cute and definately amazing.  :D
What a  wonderful joy they bring to our lives  :D
So loyal and loving no matter what
Have to agree totally with that  :)
Dede, they have grown so quickly, lovely photo
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 04, 2012, 05:42:49 am
They're beautiful Mandi :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on December 04, 2012, 06:16:54 am
Lovely photos Stef and dede.  ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: VieveMS on December 04, 2012, 09:00:47 am
Gorgeous photo Dede.  I also love your pendant.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on December 04, 2012, 09:02:58 am
Gorgeous photo Dede.  I also love your pendant.

Thanks VieveMS, I love my pendant too, I wear it 24/7. :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on December 05, 2012, 08:24:35 am
I have another baby :), and another one very close to hatching ;D

Oh and here's another photo of Billy
(anyone seen the Aliens movie?) lol

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/12/05/ese6ydeg.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 05, 2012, 08:47:05 am
What a cutie!! :D

Got some more baby birds names Mandi? ;D
Title: Re: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: *suzanne* on December 05, 2012, 08:48:30 am
Too cute mandi and what a beautiful colour, yes very alien xx
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on December 05, 2012, 09:29:27 am
What a cutie!! :D

Got some more baby birds names Mandi? ;D

No Amy, you can pick the next name :)
I won't name the unmatched one quiet yet though, maybe tomorrow ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: johnro on December 09, 2012, 01:21:09 am
Shelby, our wonderful old lab waits patiently each morning for an apple before I leave for school - I can see confusion reigning as holidays approach!!!
 (https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-pejIJgstON0/UMPm0P1lulI/AAAAAAAAKQk/YT6TfXnfXQE/s720/Christmas%2520and%2520Sunset%2520046.jpg?gl=AU)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 09, 2012, 01:48:33 am
What a darling dog Robyn :D How old is she?
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: johnro on December 09, 2012, 01:56:36 am
She was 12 at the end of Oct, Amy  :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 09, 2012, 02:03:05 am
Oh wow, she looks pretty good for her age ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: johnro on December 09, 2012, 02:56:11 am
......her eyesight is not so great, very obvious as she prefers to walk up the internal stairs rather than the outside ones as she seems to feel much safer not seeing through the stairs as is the case outdoors  :)  :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on December 09, 2012, 07:08:42 am
What a beautiful girl Johnro. Very healthy too having fruit for a snack.  :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on December 09, 2012, 08:26:56 am
Lovely Shelby, Johnro. Glad there is another dog that likes fruit.  ;D


Marie
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: deedub on December 09, 2012, 08:51:19 am
No photo, but today DD's cat was sitting on one of the stools at the kitchen bench, watching me (as they do). As soon as she saw me put the lid on thermie, she bolted! She's obviously worked out that once the lid goes on, loud noise will follow! Made me laugh....
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on December 09, 2012, 09:12:02 am
Waiting for photos of Amy's new baby ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on December 09, 2012, 09:12:51 am
Oh and here's a updated photo of Amy, Bird and Cfor :)

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/12/09/uby2ede8.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on December 09, 2012, 09:13:36 am
No photo, but today DD's cat was sitting on one of the stools at the kitchen bench, watching me (as they do). As soon as she saw me put the lid on thermie, she bolted! She's obviously worked out that once the lid goes on, loud noise will follow! Made me laugh....

Lol ;D ican picture that in my head ;D ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Kimmyh on December 09, 2012, 09:20:25 am
Waiting for photos of Amy's new baby ;D
Me too :)
DH and boys finished adding to the fish tank ( the tank he bought when I sent him out to get a toaster). Introducing T-Rex, tmx, scardy, twin fin, google, prince night, coco and Lena 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5. ;D
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/12/09/jasadyzy.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on December 09, 2012, 09:28:22 am
Lol Kimmy, hope DH got you a toaster as well :D
Love the fish though. I use to have a huge 6 foot tank with some monster size fish. It was beautiful to watch them all swimming around :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 09, 2012, 11:00:28 am
My baby has arrived!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D :D :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on December 09, 2012, 11:03:54 am
Yay Amy, he is a pretty boy/girl. You have a Cinnamon cockatiel there. I have 2 of these, I love their color.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on December 09, 2012, 11:04:59 am
And have you got a name yet?
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Kimmyh on December 09, 2012, 11:06:38 am
Oh how lovely what is his/her name?
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 09, 2012, 11:15:56 am
Thanks girls :D Mandi what are your cockatiels called?
Still haven't decided on a name :-))

He/she must not have eaten all day. I offered him/her that seed and he/she ate non stop for about twenty minutes. My arm was starting to ache holding him/her.
He/she has also been nibbling my fingers a lot. I'm not sure if he/she is trying to bite me? What do you think Mandi?
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: kt2 on December 09, 2012, 11:23:12 am
Congratulations on your new baby, he/she is beautiful Amy!  ;D ;D

Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Delightful Den on December 09, 2012, 11:25:19 am
Congratulations Amy. He/she looks lovely.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: deedub on December 09, 2012, 11:26:30 am
Very cute Amy! My friends have a cockatiel called Lego - they thought he was a boy until they found an egg in her cage!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 09, 2012, 11:27:50 am
Thanks Katie, Den and Debbie! :D

I just put him/her back in the cage and he/she is sitting with his/her back to me ;D I'm getting the silent treatment :-))

LOL Lego the cockatiel? ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on December 09, 2012, 11:29:21 am
Just call him a he until you know differently lol.

Cockatiels use their tongue to explore their environment. As long as he's not biting you hard then all is fine. A nibble is normal :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on December 09, 2012, 11:32:10 am
And not all my cockatiels have names as I have 18 adults. But the ones that do are

Biscuits and choc chip ( who have Uni, Judy and CP as their babies)

Freckles and Charlie

Cookie (but he died last year :( )

And of cause Amy, Bird and Cfor

Plus Billy the Sun Conure :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 09, 2012, 11:38:55 am
Cool.... thanks Mandi :) Nibbling = normal ;D

Nice names ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: kt2 on December 09, 2012, 12:17:25 pm
Is he still stroppy with you Amy or is all forgiven?  ;D :D :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on December 09, 2012, 01:05:10 pm
I hope he doesn't keep you awake tonight Amy, have fun with the little chap.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Greyhoundmum on December 09, 2012, 02:26:52 pm
Your cockatiel is beautiful Amy 😄
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on December 09, 2012, 07:59:30 pm
Your new cockatiel is lovely Amy. :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on December 09, 2012, 08:17:38 pm
Cute bird Amy.  :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 09, 2012, 09:50:08 pm
Thanks ladies :D

Judy, after he got in the cage he was okay. It was just getting him there that was the tough part :-))

Is he still stroppy with you Amy or is all forgiven?  ;D :D :D

Its hard to say katie! ;D

He is having breakfast with me now :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on December 09, 2012, 10:50:49 pm
Gorgeous baby Amy.  :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 09, 2012, 10:51:44 pm
Thanks astarra :D

I think he's grumpy with me :(
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Kimmyh on December 10, 2012, 01:25:14 am
Maybe you should call him grouchy Amy ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on December 10, 2012, 01:33:38 am
Don't worry, he'll get over it!!!  :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 10, 2012, 03:31:15 am
LOL Kimmy ;D

You were right astarra, he has got over it. He is sitting on my shoulder chewing my hair now :-))
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Katiej on December 10, 2012, 04:03:59 am
Very cute Amy  :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on December 10, 2012, 05:12:54 am
Lovely bird Amy,  :)

Marie
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: EmeraldSue on December 10, 2012, 01:14:58 pm
I love your cinnamon cockatiel Amy. I've never seen one that colour before, but he/she is gorgeous. My BIL use to have tame cockatiels and they are lovely birds to have as pets.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 10, 2012, 10:14:43 pm
Thanks ladies :D

ES, what colours have you seen? I've only seen this colour and Mandi's grey ones.

Clinker is very moody today :( He/she doesn't want cuddles..... :(
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on December 10, 2012, 10:15:28 pm
Possibly just settling in Amy.  :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on December 10, 2012, 10:23:27 pm
I think most pets don't want to be fussed over all the time Amy, he'll let you know when he wants attention - maybe he is a female, isn't that how we are  ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: EmeraldSue on December 10, 2012, 10:31:47 pm
Amy, my BIL had grey ones. They were very tame and were allowed to roam the house. They were well loved :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 10, 2012, 10:34:56 pm
The grey ones are gorgeous. I would have kept looking for a grey one but this little one just caught my eye :-)) When Clinker is older I hope he will be able to fly around the house too. I feel mean keeping him in one room all the time but while he's so young it is for his own safety :-\

I think most pets don't want to be fussed over all the time Amy, he'll let you know when he wants attention - maybe he is a female, isn't that how we are  ;D

LOL good point Judy :D

Possibly just settling in Amy.  :)

I think you're right too astarra... I think he's bust asserting his superiority over his toys ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on December 11, 2012, 10:58:43 am
How's Clinker settling in now Amy?
Are you both getting to know each other more now?

There are several different color combinations of cockatiels but the white faced are my favorite at the moment. Amy the cockatiel is going to be beautiful, she is what you call a white faced pearl and will look something like this when she grows up.
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/12/11/y5equ9yq.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Halex on December 11, 2012, 11:00:23 am
Anyone got any cat  photos, love cats & dogs :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 11, 2012, 11:42:01 am
I hope you're going to keep Amy the cockatiel Mandi? I would love to see her all grown up :D
Clinker seems happier each day. When I get him out for a cuddle he will run straight up onto my shoulder. He chirps when I stroke his head too ;D He still isn't very coordinated getting around his cage, but I hope that will improve and he gets older :)
Mum won't admit it, but she loves him too ;D
Title: Re: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: *suzanne* on December 11, 2012, 11:51:25 am
so glad to hear you and clinker are bonding Amy, he sounds very cute
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on December 11, 2012, 11:53:57 am
Lol. I bet your mum talks to him when your not home and checks on him ;D
I'm glad he's settling in well.
And as for Amy she is actually going to be for sale (maybe) or maybe we will keep her? But I can't keep them all :(
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 11, 2012, 12:13:52 pm
I'm sure she does Mandi, but he still likes me better ;D
Aww.... if Amy is a rare type of cockatiel, don't you want to raise her yourself? :(

so glad to hear you and clinker are bonding Amy, he sounds very cute

He's gorgeous Suzanne, I will post more photos soon :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on December 11, 2012, 01:30:00 pm
Lol. I bet your mum talks to him when your not home and checks on him ;D
I'm glad he's settling in well.
And as for Amy she is actually going to be for sale (maybe) or maybe we will keep her? But I can't keep them all :(

I don't know how you don't get attached to them dede? I would be hopeless in a pet store, be bringing all my work home with me.  :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on December 12, 2012, 07:44:07 am
Anyone got any cat  photos, love cats & dogs :)

Hally thought I would post a photo of my dog for you

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/12/12/4a6yduhu.jpg)

;D sorry I couldn't resist when I saw it ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Halex on December 12, 2012, 07:45:33 am
That is freaky :o
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on December 12, 2012, 07:49:22 am
Very ;D
 Thought you might be sick to death of bird photos but this was funny, I was actually looking for red eyed cockatiels on google images and this popped up, and I thought of you straight away ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Frozzie on December 12, 2012, 11:54:57 am
Just for u hally.. Thx google lol

 (http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/12/12/u2uza7uh.jpg) (http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/12/12/6uza2eje.jpg) (http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/12/12/e2yvasys.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 12, 2012, 10:15:32 pm
I want th one in the teacup :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Frozzie on December 12, 2012, 11:32:54 pm
The one under the towel is oh so cute..😊
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: kt2 on December 14, 2012, 07:33:54 am
How's Clinker going Amy?  :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 14, 2012, 08:49:34 am
He tried to give me a nose piercing today Katie :o
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on December 14, 2012, 08:52:33 am
  :o Ouch.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 14, 2012, 08:54:24 am
Yep, thats what I said :-))
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on December 14, 2012, 08:58:52 am
Lol Amy, they do like to chew on things :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 14, 2012, 09:02:02 am
I guess my nose was just in the wrong place at the wrong time ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: kt2 on December 14, 2012, 09:42:05 am
 :o :o :o
Oh dear!!!!!  ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Nikkit on December 14, 2012, 09:49:08 am
This is Pip, my spotty bot horse. 
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Kimmyh on December 14, 2012, 10:47:29 am
Wow great pet nikkit. How long have you had pip?
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Post by: Amy :-) on December 14, 2012, 11:32:24 am
Lovely photo Nikki :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Nikkit on December 14, 2012, 10:28:49 pm
Kimmyh I've had him 4 years now, he's 8. I fell in love with his bottom...not really the best way to buy a horse I can tell you! He'd been a show horse from a baby til he was 4. When I bought him he really didn't have any idea what to do other than look pretty, so I had to teach him to be a "real" horse. I ate a fair amount of dirt, got sand in my knickers and had plenty of bruises, but we now love each other to bits! He trusts me and I trust him and we both know what we can and can't do, although he is cheeky and tests me at any given opportunity. And he just loves "playing" with cows, he's not the greatest cutting horse, but we have a lot of fun.

Thanks Amy  ;D Taken last weekend in a cutting comp.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Greyhoundmum on December 15, 2012, 12:30:48 am
Nikkit love the horse, he is a real beauty.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Nikkit on December 15, 2012, 01:38:17 am
Thank you GHM  :)

I do have another horse in the paddock, Jamie - he's a 22 year old Standard Bred. Now retired and running the place. My vet tells me he's doing very well for his age, but then so the old bugger should - he gets all the good food, has arthritis injections over winter and is just loving life. He's a funny old boy, I can only 'love' him with cuddles when he is sedated. (Twice a year when his teeth are done) and he won't talk to me when he comes to,  as he knows I have given him 6 months work of love in half an hour!  :)
Title: Re: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Greyhoundmum on December 15, 2012, 04:38:24 am
merry Xmas from Patch and Tom
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/12/15/eha4atu3.jpg)
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/12/15/2a4u8una.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 15, 2012, 04:44:29 am
Very cute GHM :D

When I bought him he really didn't have any idea what to do other than look pretty, so I had to teach him to be a "real" horse. I ate a fair amount of dirt, got sand in my knickers and had plenty of bruises, but we now love each other to bits!

How long did it take you to teach him Nikki? It sounds like hard work :)
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Post by: Katiej on December 15, 2012, 05:04:46 am
Patch & Tom are gorgeous GHM  ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on December 15, 2012, 06:51:18 am
Nice horse Nikkit, thanks for photo  :)



GHM, lovely photos  of Patch & Tom., thankyou for sharing  they look wonderful  ;D

Marie
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Aussie Brenda on December 15, 2012, 07:04:21 am
GHM. They are gorgeous, I will have to try and post a picture of my Rosie (Greyhound) I got her for free, but she has cost me nearly $4000 in vet fees, she is clumsy or something she has run into numerous things and ripped herself open.  She is recovering at the moment , three lots of stitches and extensive bruising to her chest $800 later, luckily no permanent  damage.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Kimmyh on December 15, 2012, 07:18:35 am
And merry Christmas from me to patch and Tom GHM.
Hope Rosie mends quickly AB. Sounds like she is all legs and feet!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: JeremyUK on December 15, 2012, 07:20:56 am
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/12/15/qe5e7a2e.jpg)

Here are my babies!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: chrissa on December 15, 2012, 07:36:05 am
Toooo cute ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: chrissa on December 15, 2012, 07:40:09 am
Merry christmas from Cassie
(Who's doing a lot better now)
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/12/15/y9uzu4y8.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Kimmyh on December 15, 2012, 08:26:18 am
Lovely photos Jeremy and Chrissa.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 15, 2012, 08:28:13 am
Glad to hear Cassie is better Chrissa :D She looks very cute there!

Jeremy, your babies are adorable! What are their names?

Brenda, I hope Rosie heals quickly, it sounds like she has some awful injuries :(
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: JeremyUK on December 15, 2012, 08:40:04 am
My two are called Millie and Charlie.  2 Chihuahua's - one long hair and one short haired
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Nikkit on December 15, 2012, 08:49:24 am
We all must love our pets to spend so much on them. We have 2 dogs, a staffie who has cost us thousands with his mis-adventures (eating rat bait, echidna quills lodges in his gums - he nearly didn't survive that one as I was tempted to do him in myself - ate the 'pointy end' of a dugite - which FYI doesn't have secondary poisoning for dogs - and being severley constipated  :-)) ) The other dog is a bitsa/kelpie/??? and she has had one vet bill in her life (other than the usual yearly check ups) and that was a claw had to be removed.
The horses...lets keep that one quiet, what hubby doesn't know doesn't hurt!  ;D

Love everyones pooches.

Amy, we are a work in progress and will be until one of us pops our clogs/horse shoes. I'm hoping I can still swing a leg over for a good few years yet. I have enlisted the help of a trainer who loves Pip as well, he'd buy him off me in a heartbeat - if I let him! So if I rode a few times a week then we'd be far better than what we are, but life gets in the way and it is taking me a lot longer to do it all.

Gotta go - the cheeky Pip has just come onto the back verandah and is wedged up against the back door getting cool from the aircon, best go before he rubs the door to bits...makes a good scratching post for his itchy bottom!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: stef on December 15, 2012, 04:59:47 pm
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/12/16/ypurura5.jpg) Me, DH Erik and DD Luka want to wish all of you a merry Xmas and a happy new year!

Xxx
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on December 15, 2012, 06:04:51 pm
Merry Christmas to you Stef.Your first Christmas with Luka, how exciting ;D Enjoy your Christmas Day walk all together ;) ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: chrissa on December 15, 2012, 08:55:24 pm
The photo of Cassie was taken last year with her christmas gifts from a girl at work.

Stef, Luka is looking very grown up now.  So regal looking, well as regal as you can look with reindeer ears !   He's so beautiful.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on December 15, 2012, 09:11:07 pm
Jeremy, great photo of Millie & Charlie  :)

Chrissa, glad to hear Cassie is better  :)

Marie
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on December 15, 2012, 09:13:35 pm
Thanks for the lovely photo of Luka, Stef

Best Wishes to you and Erik, hope Luka gets a special treat for Christmas  :)

Marie
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: stef on December 15, 2012, 09:29:45 pm
I love all the pics in here, hard to comment since most of the time i see lots of the posts hours or days later..

Luka still needs to grow big time, but at his 5.5 months he is almost the size of the regular golden retriever. I sure hope he grows a bit bigger though...  I do not now for xmas, because we are working on xmas eve and xmas day (well actually also on  dec 31th and jan 1st) but we have our annual celebration on new years eve, when i cook from scratch a 5 corse dinner for 7.   Can't wait to get started. Lol at least with the thermomix the sorbet and icecream is easy peasy.
So far the menu may be as follows:

Appetizers : zuckini roll filled with a home made gravad lax mousse, a seared scallop with oven dried ganda ham (belgian ham, cured with seasalt only), parsnip chips

Starter: chicken pie

Soup: pumpkin spiced soup with garlic and curry fried scampi

Main : pork ham steak, marinated in red wine and pine branches, garlic and herbs, with crockatoes ( my version of potato corquettes), involving parboiled potato wedges, egged and breadcrumbed and then deepfried) , and a selection of seasonal veggies (or brussels andives in 3 different ways)

Desert:  homemade icecream with home made advocaat (kind of egg nog made with 96° alcohol instrad of cooking the eggs) , home made praline filled with the tmx sweet chili sauce abd some cookie yet to develop.

Sorbet may be also added before the main,  granny smith and calvados sorbet to clean the pallet and lighten e clouded spirits haha!

Starting to get excited..    Inwill have a lot to do all evenings before new years eve, since we are working 3 weeks 7/7 here from now.

Hpe you all enjoy your dinners and please post your menus, maybe we can exchange some ideas!

Love.
Stef
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Gertbysea on December 15, 2012, 09:34:18 pm
Can you add one more person Stef? I am on my way!

Gert
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: stef on December 15, 2012, 09:34:55 pm
Gert,  i would be honored. :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on December 16, 2012, 04:56:28 am
Love the Christmas pet pictures...toooooo cute!  :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: andiesenji on December 17, 2012, 04:51:41 am
Aston got a new blankie for the holidays.
(http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h129/Basenjibabe91/Aston%20photos/Aston12912.jpg)

(http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h129/Basenjibabe91/Aston%20photos/Aston12912-a.jpg)

Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Gertbysea on December 17, 2012, 04:54:07 am
Lovely Aston. Lovely blankie on the good chair!

Gert
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on December 17, 2012, 05:04:59 am
Gorgeous blanket for a very a lucky pooch.  :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: goldfish on December 17, 2012, 07:03:29 am
By the look on his face I think Aston knows what a lucky and valued little guy he is!! ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on December 17, 2012, 07:16:31 am
Aston knows he is one lucky dog with a beautiful blanket like that.   ;D

Marie
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: andiesenji on December 17, 2012, 07:20:14 am
Aston loves to cuddle in a blankie and insists on having his own and he never chews them, although he does sometimes pull them off "his" loveseat and takes them into his bed - he doesn't sleep in his bed, just uses it to store his toys.  
This new blankie got the "treatment" as he pulled it onto the floor and rolled in it, on his back with all four feet in the air.  When he was satisfied that it had been "broken in" sufficiently, he was happy to have me put it back on the loveseat and he settled in for a nap.

Naturally, he is a very spoiled boy.  
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on December 17, 2012, 07:32:13 am
Thats lovely  and he is worth spoiling.  ;D

Marie
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on December 17, 2012, 09:26:23 am
Aston looks very pleased with his Christmas blanket Andie. ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Greyhoundmum on December 17, 2012, 01:02:03 pm
What type of dog is Aston?
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: andiesenji on December 17, 2012, 04:27:54 pm
Aston is a Basenji - once known as the African Barkless dog.  He is a red and white, they also can be black and white; black, white and tan(tri-color); brindle and occasionally brindle-pointed tri-color. 

Aston is a champion and sire of one champion and there should be a second champion, a son, within a short time.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cuilidh on December 17, 2012, 06:29:04 pm
Lovely photos of Aston, Andie, he looks very contented.  Great to see a post from you, too - I was just thinking last night that I hadn't seen your name on the forum recently  (but then, you may have been posting elsewhere and I've been missing you).
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Mama Fergie on December 22, 2012, 01:44:43 pm
Lovely photo Andie  ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Mama Fergie on December 22, 2012, 01:46:17 pm
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/12/22/eteba2u3.jpg)
Merry Christmas from Bruce the Boxer
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on December 22, 2012, 06:47:46 pm
Bruce is so cute :)
I tried to find a little Santa hat for Billy the Sun Conure but couldn't find one :( ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Kimmyh on December 22, 2012, 08:10:45 pm
And merry christmas to Bruce. He is gorgeous.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on December 22, 2012, 08:19:06 pm
Merry Christmas Bruce. ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on December 22, 2012, 08:38:44 pm
Thanks MF, a lovely photo of Bruce  ;D

Marie
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: goldfish on December 22, 2012, 08:48:34 pm
Oh Bruce!  You handsome boy, you!! :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: andiesenji on December 22, 2012, 09:13:54 pm
Bruce is a real cutie.  He wears the hat so well...
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on December 22, 2012, 10:15:46 pm
I found a Santa hat ;D

Billy getting into the Christmas spirit

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/12/23/e6ugepa8.jpg)

Merry Christmas everyone
Love Billy and Mandi
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: kt2 on December 22, 2012, 10:17:24 pm
Bruce is gorgeous MF! Thanks for the photo!  ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: kt2 on December 22, 2012, 10:20:31 pm
LOL Mandi!!

Billy is very handsome in his Santa hat and doesn't he know it!  :D :D
He looks like he's smiling and also asking "is this my best side?"  ;D ;D ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on December 22, 2012, 10:22:32 pm
Lol that's funny, you right too. He didn't mind at all wearing the hat and scarf ;D
Everyone thought I was mad buying him a hat ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Aussie Brenda on December 22, 2012, 10:35:49 pm
Lovely photo's I will see if I can get Rosie into the spirit of Xmas when she gets up.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 22, 2012, 10:38:30 pm
MF, Bruce is very handsome. A very nice looking boxer indeed ;D

Mandi, now you just need to teach Billy to sing "Jingle Bells" ;)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on December 22, 2012, 10:40:14 pm
Love all the photos of your pets - hope you have something special for them under the Christmas tree.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Mama Fergie on December 22, 2012, 11:24:07 pm
Billy looks so cute and he does look like he is smiling dede  ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Katiej on December 23, 2012, 12:14:42 am
Billy & Bruce are so cute, great photo's.

I've wrapped up presents for 5 dogs and 7 cats this year, not all mine!.  Tomorrow I'm baking dog biscuits for our doggies (I've told my DH if the dogs don't eat them, he'll have to  ;D)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Mama Fergie on December 23, 2012, 12:21:48 am
That's funny Katie but I do hope the dogs eat them  ;D :D ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 23, 2012, 12:22:25 am
LOL Katie :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: goldfish on December 23, 2012, 12:23:00 am
 Tomorrow I'm baking dog biscuits for our doggies (I've told my DH if the dogs don't eat them, he'll have to  ;D)

Katie - what recipe do you use?
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Katiej on December 23, 2012, 12:30:49 am
GF I haven't made them before, but I plan to use this recipe

http://www.whyisthereair.com/2012/08/18/makin-it-with-bacon/

I've even bought a little bone shaped cookie cutter.  Our dogs are quite old and fussy, so they probably won't eat them.  But I'm still going to make them  :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: goldfish on December 23, 2012, 02:24:43 am
Thanks, Katie - if I get the time would love to make some of these for our two little rascals . . .; :-*
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on December 23, 2012, 03:44:12 am
Those biscuits sound great Katie, must give them a go. Thanks for the link

That hat suits Billie Dede  ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on December 23, 2012, 05:08:25 am
Bruce and Billy look very festive.  :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on December 23, 2012, 05:46:06 am
I actually had trouble keeping billy awake during the photo shoot, he kept falling asleep ;D

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/12/23/uhy4yju5.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Kimmyh on December 23, 2012, 05:53:24 am
Oh billy is just adorable.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: andiesenji on December 23, 2012, 06:02:35 am
What is Billy? 
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 23, 2012, 06:40:23 am
I believe he is a Sun Conure, Andie :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: kt2 on December 23, 2012, 06:55:59 am
Every model needs their beauty sleep Mandi!  :D :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on December 23, 2012, 12:25:09 pm
Yes he's a young sun conure yet to get all his color. We love him to bits :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: andiesenji on December 23, 2012, 09:50:13 pm
One of my neighbors has a license to raise endangered species of birds.  Mostly she has Moluccan Cockatoos but also has some Lorikeets she is taking care of that were seized from a smuggler as she has excellent quarantine facilities that the govt doesn't have.
I think they are called "Rainbow" birds.  She also works with several zoos. 

She has had fantastic results with breeding birds that do not usually breed in captivity.  She only sells a few of her own birds each year and is super fussy about who is allowed to "adopt" them. 
Title: Re: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Katiej on December 24, 2012, 09:31:14 am
I ended up making the dog biscuits. It made 4 full trays. The first batch didn't brown up at all, so I gave the others a egg wash which helped.

The greyhound happily munched up 2 with her tea, but the little dog just walked away (pretty much what happens every night with her tea though). She has since been back and eaten it. I've packaged some up for my SIL's dogs.

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/12/24/a7e4e6uj.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: goldfish on December 24, 2012, 09:36:02 am
They look really great, Katie!!  I didn't get time to do these for Christmas . . but our two terrors terriers can look forward to a New Year's treat . . .Thank you!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on December 24, 2012, 09:52:41 am
They look great Katie, glad the big girl got stuck into them - after all the effort you put into them it would have been terribly disappointing if she had walked away from them too.  Maybe the little one will get a taste for them too now that she has tried them.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Kimmyh on December 24, 2012, 09:55:37 am
There are great Katie. Did you use a mould?
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Katiej on December 24, 2012, 10:01:14 am
The little dog is fussy Judy and only eats when and what she decides. 

I used a cookie cutter shaped like a dog bone Kimmy.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Mama Fergie on December 24, 2012, 12:31:06 pm
Did DH have some Katie?   ;D ;D ;D LOL
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on December 26, 2012, 07:36:49 pm
 This is Chance helping me stack the dishwasher on Christmas Day  :-))
(http://i950.photobucket.com/albums/ad348/Cornish_cream/400beee781e0e8059dc035a05cfb8b65.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cuilidh on December 26, 2012, 08:21:32 pm
It's good to get reliable help in the Kitchen these days ... give him another doggie biscuit and he may concede to stay on your staff for another year!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: goldfish on December 26, 2012, 08:30:16 pm
Love it, CC!! Now if you could just train Chance to put the dishes away when they're done!!  I'd give him a job in a trice!!!! ;D ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 26, 2012, 10:27:52 pm
Thats a really cute photo CC ;D ;D ;D

I love your door handle too :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Gertbysea on December 26, 2012, 11:27:33 pm
Too funny CC.

Gert
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on December 26, 2012, 11:30:09 pm
Love it CC.  :D ;D A great helper.
Thank you, love the  photo

Marie
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: kt2 on December 27, 2012, 04:12:25 am
I love your pre wash cycle CC!  :D :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 27, 2012, 05:01:41 am
Good one Katie LOL ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Kimmyh on December 27, 2012, 05:32:40 am
Gee CC good help is hard to find! Best you keep him ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on December 27, 2012, 07:11:05 am
What a gorgeous boy CC and good in the kitchen too  ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Katiej on December 27, 2012, 07:41:07 am
Chance is so cute CC :D and what a great helper!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: andiesenji on December 28, 2012, 01:49:30 am
Aston is listening to the phone as another basenji, at my best friend's house, is yodeling.  Aston seldom makes any sounds at all but he is always fascinated by other basenjis who "talk" or yodel or chortle.  He ignores barking dogs.

I think his expression is priceless.

(http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h129/Basenjibabe91/Aston%20photos/HPIM4851.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on December 28, 2012, 02:48:37 am
Andie, that is sooo gorgeous.  :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 28, 2012, 03:23:38 am
I agree, gorgeous and priceless!! :D :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: johnro on December 28, 2012, 04:16:35 am
Thanks for the laugh CC and Andie Aston is just gorgeous  :D  :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cuilidh on December 28, 2012, 04:33:22 am
He looks totally puzzled, Andie!  Gorgeous photo.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: goldfish on December 28, 2012, 04:38:26 am
Andie , he's an absolute treasure! He must be wonderful company!! :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on December 28, 2012, 06:12:11 am
If only we knew what they were thinking - gorgeous photo Andie and also Chance exploring CC's dishwasher.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: flavourofthemonth on December 28, 2012, 08:42:55 am
(https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-uxnX192Wh9Y/UN1XeKtGcOI/AAAAAAAAAEY/sp28SJ67Kkg/s640/20121228_170617.jpg)

My Ragdoll kitten, Dolly. A very big distraction at the moment.  ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Greyhoundmum on December 28, 2012, 08:45:15 am
what an adorable cat!!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: kt2 on December 28, 2012, 08:52:18 am
She's gorgeous! Love her colourings!  ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on December 28, 2012, 08:58:01 am
Lovely photo of Dolly Flavourofthemonth  :)

Aston's expression is priceless Andie   ;D  Thanks for the photo.



Marie
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: kt2 on December 28, 2012, 08:59:46 am
Gorgeous photo of Aston too! Love his expression Andie  :D :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on December 28, 2012, 09:05:18 am
Just love ragdoll cats. Would have one myself except Harry Hound doesn't like cats.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on December 28, 2012, 10:00:17 am
Lovely photo of Aston on the phone Andy ;D
Your cat has beautiful markings FTM. ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Greyhoundmum on December 28, 2012, 10:23:37 am
Havnt managed to get a photo, it is too quick!  we have a Herron that keeps coming in the yard trying to steal our Koi, it is smart as it knows when the dogs are inside so comes then. just saw him on the edge of the pond eying off the fish.  we have had the pond for years but this pest of a bird has only just  recently started coming regularly, i think he must have had some success and taken some fish or he wouldn't be so persistent!!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on December 28, 2012, 10:29:38 am
We have a pond too GHM and Herons are a problem for us as well.Watch for damage to your Koi as the Herron will spear them when trying to catch them.We haven't found a100% deterrent yet :-\
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Greyhoundmum on December 28, 2012, 10:47:45 am
I think we are going to have to put mesh over the pond.  The fish that are still there are not injured, my how long that beak is I have never been so close to a heron they are huge!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on December 28, 2012, 10:55:44 am
Give Away one very mischievous cat.
Beware of having tents set up with 5 children sleeping in it, as he may or may not use the tent as a play ground and scare the crap out of the sleeping children, and he may or may not tear your fairly new tent in 20+ places. :(

Other than that he's cute ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 28, 2012, 10:57:20 am
Uh oh Mandi... :-))
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on December 28, 2012, 10:58:40 am
Uh oh Mandi... :-))

Can I have your address Amy so I can send my cat to you :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Kimmyh on December 28, 2012, 11:17:37 am
Dolly is gorgeous.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: andiesenji on December 28, 2012, 07:38:53 pm
We have a pond too GHM and Herons are a problem for us as well.Watch for damage to your Koi as the Herron will spear them when trying to catch them.We haven't found a100% deterrent yet :-\

I have friends who have a large koi pond near San Diego and they were plagued with seabirds as well as herons and cormorants.

A bird expert from the San Diego zoo advised them to string a wire from a tree to a tall post (they had to erect the 3-meter post) and hang an eagle kite from it over the pond. 
It doesn't seem to deter little birds or songbirds, just the larger ones, especially the cormorants, which were more predatory than the herons in their area.  It even keeps the gulls away and they are difficult to scare.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: andiesenji on December 28, 2012, 07:43:55 pm
Dolly is just lovely.  I have a friend who raises rag doll cats and also Maine Coon cats, which are very large also.
She has a cattery and boards cats and it is very posh.  The cats are treated like royalty.  She has several employees and they even pick up and deliver and in limos, no less.  She bought two limos at one of the Sheriff's auctions a few years ago, quite cheaply, and had them fitted out to carry cats safely.  She is booked months in advance for the holidays - often because people don't want their holiday decorations ruined by cats. 
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 28, 2012, 10:14:38 pm
Uh oh Mandi... :-))

Can I have your address Amy so I can send my cat to you :)

But it might eat Clinker :'(
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on December 29, 2012, 04:45:07 am
The kite idea sounds like a good one Andie.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: cookie1 on December 29, 2012, 06:33:45 am
GHM I have seen fishing line cross crossed above ponds to keep birds away. That may help if you don't wish to put mesh on it.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Greyhoundmum on December 29, 2012, 09:09:51 am
Good idea Cookie, however DH has just come back from Bunnings with chicken wire!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 30, 2012, 09:27:58 am
Look at my pretty boy ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Kimmyh on December 30, 2012, 09:34:36 am
Oh clinker you handsome chappie I think you have grown a bit.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on December 30, 2012, 09:48:57 am
He looks as if he is longing to go outside Amy.  Be careful if he is on your shoulder and you forget  ;)  Our neighbour often went outside forgetting he was on her shoulder and all was well until one day something scared him and he took off.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 30, 2012, 10:01:11 am
I'm always very careful Judy. Our neighbour has a vicious cat that killed my brother's canary several years ago so I would never have Clinker near the door if it were open. It was too horrible watching George the canary after he was attacked. I don't want it to happen again.
He gets plenty of sun and light and breeze when I have my window open. I have the flyscreen on the outside and a net curtain on the inside so he can't get out but he can enjoy nice weather :D

Oh clinker you handsome chappie I think you have grown a bit.

He certainly has Kimmy ;D He spends all day preening his feathers and getting rid of his baby fluff. His stripes are becoming more defined too :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: johnro on December 30, 2012, 12:14:56 pm
Our lab watching as I have DD's cockatiel on my shoulder.  Shelby (the lab) is so gentle with everything - she lets Charlie (the bird) sit on her feed bowl as she is eating.  In this pic it is almost a look of you nee to be patting me!!

(https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-K2lVIhuJK6I/UOAu0R0wXPI/AAAAAAAAKVo/gi_0ilMiTP0/s720/Playing%2520with%2520the%2520camera%2520121.jpg?gl=AU)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on December 30, 2012, 12:17:40 pm
With that gorgeous face Robyn, I agree with Shelby - he is such a lovely dog.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: kt2 on December 30, 2012, 12:24:09 pm
Wow! Clinker has grown! Very, very proud looking too!  :D :D :D

Shelby is gorgeous Robyn, such a beautiful, gentle face.  :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: johnro on December 30, 2012, 12:26:13 pm
Katie she is a beautiful dog in every respect!!!!  :)  :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: johnro on December 30, 2012, 12:33:41 pm
As of tomorrow she has to put up with DD's 2 Aussie bulldogs for a week - she spends the week with an Eeyore look of ah well what else can I do!!!! !
(https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-kcqLvSD_9Ug/UOAzbUfmzCI/AAAAAAAAKV4/ypHi6Ry92CM/s912/Playing%2520with%2520the%2520camera%2520063.jpg?gl=AU)

.....pic says it all!!
(https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-wjbFZaL1eNQ/UOA0XN9c5YI/AAAAAAAAKWA/99N8RquhXbY/s912/Playing%2520with%2520the%2520camera%2520085.jpg?gl=AU)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Delightful Den on December 30, 2012, 12:46:44 pm
The look does say it all Robyn.  :-))

Amy, Clinker is looking good.  :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on December 30, 2012, 12:49:33 pm
She is the prettiest of them all Robyn  ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on December 30, 2012, 12:56:09 pm
I adore the photo of Shelby Robyn.I'll dog sit anytime for you ;) she would love Chance another gentle soul ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: andiesenji on December 30, 2012, 06:37:02 pm
Such sweet doggy faces and Clinker is very handsome.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on December 30, 2012, 07:31:32 pm
Clinker has certainly grown Amy,

Shelby is beautiful johnro, lovely photo. 

Marie
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on December 30, 2012, 09:39:46 pm
Amy clicker is a beautiful birdie, I take billy outside as he has an obsession with our chooks, I usually feed the chooks and sit billy on the grass. He has his wings clipped so he can't go far ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on December 30, 2012, 10:18:21 pm
Thanks ladies and Den :D
Katie, he's very proud and very opinionated! ;D

Mandi, Clinker's wing feathers are growing a bit so he's able to "glide" further. I don't know whether to clip them again? I think I'm scared of doing it :-))

Robyn, love those dogs :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on December 30, 2012, 10:23:10 pm
I need to re clip Billy's feathers soon too, might pay to clip them again soon Amy. You could always take him to the pet shop and ask them to show you how to do it for next time :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Greyhoundmum on December 31, 2012, 12:24:57 am
Hi Amy definitely a regular clipping. I used to wrap mine in a tea towel with head covered then get a second person to stretch out the wing to cut the feathers, when done regularly and quickly it is not too stressful, there is probably instruction on you tube. good luck.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: kt2 on December 31, 2012, 04:59:09 am
Thanks ladies and Den :D
Katie, he's very proud and very opinionated! ;D


He must be a male then Amy......!  ;) ;D ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Mama Fergie on January 01, 2013, 02:46:16 am
 Couldn't agree more kt2  ;D



Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on January 01, 2013, 02:53:00 am
 ;D ;D ;D

I just gave him a small piece of bread and he's nibbled it into tiny crumbs and left it all over my desk... :-))
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: kt2 on January 01, 2013, 06:26:44 am
Mmmmmm, messy too....... ;D :D :D :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: andiesenji on January 01, 2013, 06:41:11 am
There is a guy who lives not far from me who raises hawks and trains them for hunting.  He gets mesh "jackets" for his birds to keep them from flying and so their wings won't be damaged when they are being transported. 
He has some very small hawks and I am pretty sure they also make them for macaws - you might see if any bird people are familiar with these. 
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on January 01, 2013, 09:52:43 am
Mmmmmm, messy too....... ;D :D :D :D

Just more proof that he's a boy.... or at least a child! ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: kt2 on January 01, 2013, 12:16:39 pm
Mmmmmm, messy too....... ;D :D :D :D

Just more proof that he's a boy.... or at least a child! ;D

Exactly!!  :D
He'll be snoring next! :D :D :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on January 01, 2013, 12:42:53 pm
LOL he better not! ;D ;D ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Delightful Den on January 01, 2013, 02:15:59 pm
From my days of bird owning I was always told to only clip one wing. The reason I was given was with two wings clipped a bird can still fly they just need to work harder at it but with only one clipped they are out of balance and can't fly.

The example I was given was if you picture a plane with the wings shortened it will still fly but needs more power to do it but with one wing shortened it will crash.

I used to do what MF suggested. One person held the bird wrapped gently in a towel and the other person cutting the flight feathers.

Toe nail clipping was another task that can present challenges. You have to be careful to not cut the nails too short or they can bleed.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on January 01, 2013, 08:39:30 pm
DD I really think clipping both wings is a safer way to go so as the bird is less likely to hurt them self when trying to fly because of being off balance. With both wings clipped the bird can fly but only glide down, they can't fly up if the wings are cut properly.
I was taught to only cut about 5 of the flight feathers on either wing (the longest feathers). :)
If you handle your bird lots and play with their wings and feet it becomes quiet easy to trim wings and toes without the need of a tea towel to protect your hands from biting. (Well at least with billy he lets me do this) ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on January 01, 2013, 10:34:05 pm
You're lucky with Billy then Mandi ;D
Clinker doesn't like me touching his wings or feet :-))
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on January 02, 2013, 01:05:54 am
Tea towels are your best friend then lol. I'm about to trim 5 birds wings shortly :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Delightful Den on January 02, 2013, 01:28:53 am
My bird was a Macaw that was not hand reared. A towel was a must.  I still have scars from training and clipping.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on January 02, 2013, 02:25:54 am
Ouch Den! :o :(

Have fun clipping Mandi :) I think I will go and buy a special tea towel just for Clinker!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: cookie1 on January 04, 2013, 11:31:51 am
Wow a macaw. I would love one but I think he is probably a bit large. When we were in Cairns years ago, just after the cyclone that devastated Innisfail they had a macaw that had hatched on the day of the cyclone. (At the Kuranda bird park). His name was Cyclone and he would not get off DH's shoulder.

I have just said a tearful goodbye to my weiro. He isn't well and we're worried about him. DD has taken him to an after hours vet. He only started showing symptoms a while ago. Trust him to wait until after hours. He isn't talking and won't even give me kisses and is sleeping all the time. Every time one of my birds gets sick I say never again.  But then I get another one. Hopefully he just needs medicine.
Dede I wish you lived nearer I would adopt a couple of yours. I didn't go as it was me that had to be present when our last budgie had to be put to sleep.
Oh well 'such is life' as a naughty AFL player has tattooed on his chest.  :'( :'( 
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on January 04, 2013, 11:53:41 am
That's sad Cookie but you never know, DD may come home with him after the vet has worked some miracle.  From memory though, birds go downhill very quickly though and seem harder to fix than dogs or cats etc.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: cookie1 on January 04, 2013, 12:10:01 pm
Thanks Judy. Silly to worry about a bird. It is costing more for him to see a vet after hours than a human to see a doctor.  :)
I'm just waiting on a call from them or they will come home. Keeping my fingers crossed.
I hope you didn't melt too much today.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on January 04, 2013, 12:13:17 pm
Had the a/c set on 24o Cookie, beautiful inside.  I did pop around to see Mum for 1/2 hour - going outside makes you appreciate how lovely it is inside even more.  I don't mind if it's just one day here and there, already it has cooled down considerably now so tomorrow's 31o will be a walk in the park compared to today's temp.  More to come next week though.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: cookie1 on January 04, 2013, 12:26:14 pm
DD just rang to let me know that the weiro has to spend the night in hospital. Poor little boy. Hopefully good news tomorrow.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: goldfish on January 04, 2013, 12:28:59 pm
Good luck, Cookie1 - here's hoping the little fellow will be feeling much better by the morning . .
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on January 04, 2013, 12:35:41 pm
I hope your bird pulls through Cookie.It's horrible when our pets are unwell.Last week Chance was very unwell and spent my time worrying about time,After a series of fish and rice meals he was better.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on January 04, 2013, 01:23:14 pm
Fingers and toes crossed for your bird cookie :(

I would be devastated if anything happened to Clinker.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: cookie1 on January 04, 2013, 01:32:31 pm
You are all very kind. Thanks.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on January 04, 2013, 01:33:48 pm
I just want to add that its not silly to be worrying about a bird cookie ;) He is very special to you and that is what matters.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Halex on January 04, 2013, 09:39:49 pm
Cookie, hooe its good news for your little bird :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on January 05, 2013, 12:36:13 am
Oh Cookie I hope your bird is ok :(.
One of my youngest baby cockatiels had to be put to sleep this morning as it was to a point that I knew it wasn't going to survive :(, poor little thing, I tried everything, but it just was not working.
I still have 7 baby cockatiels inside doing well, and another 4 in the nest that I will pull out next week to hand feed. :)
I have Amy, Bird, Uni, CP and Judy plus another 2 babies unnamed.
Amy and Bird will go to their new homes maybe in a week or so :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on January 05, 2013, 01:45:03 am
Thats sad about the baby cockatiel Mandi :'(
I hope your babies go to good homes! :)

Clinker bit me this morning so he was in time out for a while >:(
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: cookie1 on January 05, 2013, 01:58:39 am
We're sitting around waiting for the vet to ring. They said they would this morning. They think he may have a blockage in his bowel or something similar. He has been a bit off colour for a while, but not what you would call sick.
I am thinking that if he didn't last the night they would have already rung. (( it's nearly 10 o'clock). I keep wanting to ring but the family say I can't as they were told to wait until the vet rings.

CC I am glad Chance is feeling better.
Dede what sort of things can we feed our bird please? Apparently he is overweight and we have to watch what we give him. I must admit he is a guts and almost tucks into what we are eating. Except chocolate and avocado. 
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on January 05, 2013, 03:26:41 am
Oh Cookie I hope your bird is ok :(.
One of my youngest baby cockatiels had to be put to sleep this morning as it was to a point that I knew it wasn't going to survive :(, poor little thing, I tried everything, but it just was not working.
I still have 7 baby cockatiels inside doing well, and another 4 in the nest that I will pull out next week to hand feed. :)
I have Amy, Bird, Uni, CP and Judy plus another 2 babies unnamed.
Amy and Bird will go to their new homes maybe in a week or so :)

I'm glad I'm still alive Mandi  ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cuilidh on January 05, 2013, 03:42:53 am

I'm glad I'm still alive Mandi  ;D

So are we, JD!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on January 05, 2013, 03:49:45 am
Hoping your bird is going to be ok Cookie. Will keep my fingers crossed for you

Marie
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: cookie1 on January 05, 2013, 03:54:22 am
I'm pleased you are still round too Judy.  :)

Just spoke to the vet and they have said our weiro is still alive.  They are doing some tests on him after lunch and will get back to us. DD mentioned that they may want to give him a barium X-ray to make sure his insides are working ok. Poor bird, I wouldn't wish that on anyone.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on January 05, 2013, 04:23:35 am
Cookie I just added a list of cockatiel safe foods on my Facebook page :)


   •   Cockatiel safe food
   •   
   •   Apples
   •   Apricots
   •   Asparagus
   •   Bananas
   •   Berries
   •   Beets
   •   Broccoli
   •   Brussels sprouts
   •   Carrot tops
   •   Carrots
   •   Cantaloupe
   •   Celery
   •   Cherries
   •   Cottage cheese
   •   Corn on a cob
   •   Cranberries
   •   Cucumber
   •   Cooked pasta
   •   Cooked brown rice
   •   Dark green lettuce
   •   Dried fruit
   •   Hard boiled eggs
   •   Honeydew melon
   •   Kiwi
   •   Mango
   •   Oranges
   •   Parsley (give sparingly)
   •   Peaches
   •   Peas and pod
   •   Pears
   •   Pineapple
   •   Plums
   •   Pumpkin
   •   Red cabbage
   •   Red and green sweet peppers
   •   Rosemary
   •   Spinach
   •   Sprouts (fresh)
   •   Watermelon
   •   Winter Squash
   •   Whole wheat toast
   •   Yellow squash
   •   Zucchini
   •   
   •   Treats Include:
   •   Cheerios
   •   Rice Krispies
   •   Shredded Wheat
   •   unsalted popcorn
   •   unsalted crackers
   •   unsalted pretzels
   •   Pet Shop Treats

If your bird is overweight might pay to eliminate to many treats. Sunflower seeds and nuts can be given but only occasionally.

Cockatiels should ideally have a 60% seed or pellet diet and 40% fruit and veggies :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: cookie1 on January 05, 2013, 04:42:00 am
Thank you, you are an angel. :-* :-* :-* :-* :-* :-*
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on January 05, 2013, 04:46:02 am
My pleasure :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: cookie1 on January 05, 2013, 07:30:16 am
The vet has just rung and they want to keep 'my baby' for another 12-14 hours. We can ring in the morning. They are thinking maybe gastro now. Poor little darling. Apparently he is being more himself now.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on January 05, 2013, 07:49:33 am
Hoping he will be home with you soon Cookie. 

Marie
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on January 05, 2013, 08:05:13 am
Good, it sounds as if he is going to recover.  He will be pleased to go home to familiar surroundings.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on January 05, 2013, 08:18:15 am
That's great news Cookie. You will spoil him when he gets home :)
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Post by: Amy :-) on January 05, 2013, 08:18:21 am
Glad some light has appeared at the end of the tunnel cookie :-* :-*
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Post by: Kimmyh on January 05, 2013, 08:44:10 am
That's great news cookie. I didn't know birds could get gastro.
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Post by: Katiej on January 05, 2013, 08:44:15 am
Great news, sounds like he is on the mend.  Hopefully your little baby will be home with you tomorrow.  
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on January 05, 2013, 08:47:27 am
Good to hear Weiro is on the mend Cookie.

Super glad you haven't fallen off your perch JD.  :D

Harry Hound was doing summer saults when we got home. My mum was looking after him - hope he hasn't got any more bad habits while grandma was looking after him - mum does tends to spoil him.  :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Jamberie on January 05, 2013, 09:37:29 am
I'm glad your little bird is on the mend Cookie :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: RosieB on January 05, 2013, 09:50:25 am
We have recently had the honour of having a little tawny frogmouth adopt us.
He turned up one morning sitting on our front light, The next morning sitting on our screen door.
This continued with him ignoring our activities during the day and then he went off to hunt at night.
Things progressed to the point I now feed him on the mornings he is here with a poached egg.
He decided at one time he needed it check out our 'nest' and came inside and flew around for a while prior to going hunting.
He is just the cutest bird and the dogs seem quite ok with him being here.
Hugh has put a branch perch outside our front window to give him a bit more comfort and so we can see him during the day.
(https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/532060_10151282987973291_1665567034_n.jpg)
(https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/15586_10151294705433291_1406435459_n.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on January 05, 2013, 09:51:36 am
He is lovely Rosie! Are you going to give him a name? :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: goldfish on January 05, 2013, 09:52:08 am
RosieB how special is that!!!! The photos are beautiful!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Jamberie on January 05, 2013, 09:53:57 am
Oh wow! What a special visitor RosieB :)
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Post by: mcmich on January 05, 2013, 09:55:11 am
That's lovely Rosie. Must be feeling that this is a welcoming home.  :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: RosieB on January 05, 2013, 09:56:46 am
He is lovely Rosie! Are you going to give him a name? :D

We call him Froggie Ooomah.
Froggie is not very original   :-[
 Oomah is the sound he makes when he sees me with his bowl of egg.   :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on January 05, 2013, 10:05:36 am
How lovely for the whole family to have this special visitor pop in and out.  Looks like he loves the log which was put up for him.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Kimmyh on January 05, 2013, 10:16:44 am
What a lovely visitor Rosie. You and your family are very lucky. So is froggie ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cuilidh on January 05, 2013, 06:58:03 pm
Dede, after reading your list of foods for Cookie, I have a query about suitable bird foods and hope you can help.

I was given a bird feeding tray as an Xmas gift and will use it in the winter when there is less food around.  We have a mixture of birds in our garden - from rosellas to blue wrens (as well as the odd owl), so quite a range to 'cater' to.  I know some of the commercial seed mixes are really inferior quality and I can't help but feel if I go to a pet shop they won't necessarily know the difference.  Do you know of a good all-round mix - or should I simply make up my own and, if so, what is the best combination of seeds / grains?

Thanks very much for ay help you can give me.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on January 05, 2013, 07:24:23 pm
That's a hard one Cuilidh as I buy my seed in bulk from animal tucker box (do you have an animal tucker box where you live)
I guess as your catering for lots of different birds you would need a wild bird mix maybe? Or maybe just a small parrot mix would work well as there would be something to suit most birds in it.
I do suggest you don't buy the cheap and nasty brands, the quality in the seed is obvious from first glance. :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: goldfish on January 05, 2013, 07:34:59 pm
Cuilidh - don't know if this would have any information that would help . . .

http://www.brisbanebirdvet.com.au/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=G83tQP4QcPA%3D&tabid=21642&mid=13254
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Post by: Cuilidh on January 05, 2013, 07:43:13 pm
Thank you both.  I am not sure about the Animal Tucker Box stores, I don't recall seeing them but I did know about the cheap and nasty seeds, which I will definitely avoid.  I'll check out that site as well, GF. 
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Post by: Emme on January 05, 2013, 07:49:44 pm
RosieB, that is one very special visitor  :)

Marie
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Post by: Mama Fergie on January 05, 2013, 11:10:58 pm
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Olllie and Charlie relaxing after our morning walk
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Post by: Amy :-) on January 05, 2013, 11:19:00 pm
Gorgeous photo MF!!! :D :D :D I'm surprised you let them on such nice furniture ;)
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Post by: Emme on January 05, 2013, 11:19:57 pm
Oh MF. that is a  wonderful photo thank you for sharing, the look on their faces is priceless  ;D :D


Marie
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Post by: Mama Fergie on January 05, 2013, 11:23:42 pm
Gorgeous photo MF!!! :D :D :D I'm surprised you let them on such nice furniture ;)

Amy they make less mess than my GD's believe me   ;D
They love those swivel chairs as they can look out at the street and see people walking their dogs along the ocean front.
Ollie can swivel it with his nose if it's facing the wrong direction  ;D
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Post by: goldfish on January 05, 2013, 11:24:29 pm
Gorgeous photo MF!!! :D :D :D I'm surprised you let them on such nice furniture ;)

They're family, Amy!! ;D ;D ;D

Gorgeous photo of some gorgeous dogs, MF! :D
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Post by: Amy :-) on January 05, 2013, 11:26:51 pm
Very hairy family though GF ;D ;D

MF, Ollie is very clever :D And I momentarily forgot about all your GD's :-))
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Post by: goldfish on January 05, 2013, 11:31:32 pm
What kind of dogs are they, MF? Am I right in thinking that they really don't shed that much?
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Post by: Mama Fergie on January 05, 2013, 11:58:36 pm
Yes you are right GF Ollie is a pure bred Parti Poodle and Charlie is a Scnauzer cross Poodle but much more Schnauzer in him.
Not much shedding at all which is good  :)

Yes Amy hairy like DH  ;D so they fit in well
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Post by: Katiej on January 06, 2013, 12:00:03 am
Just gorgeous MF
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Post by: Mama Fergie on January 06, 2013, 12:04:29 am
They are both great dogs and get along really well.
They are very playful and loving and fantastic with the kids.
Both very obedient 95% of the time  ;D
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Post by: Amy :-) on January 06, 2013, 12:06:54 am
Yes Amy hairy like DH  ;D so they fit in well

LOL :D :D
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Post by: cookie1 on January 06, 2013, 02:29:42 am
Rosie what an amazing occurrence with the tawny frogmouth. You are so fortunate   They are lovely birds.
MF I'm not a dog or cat person but your dogs do look rather cute.
We have great news on the home front, we picked up our weiro this morning. He seems happy to be home and is having a nap at the moment.  He certainly seems much better.
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Post by: Amy :-) on January 06, 2013, 02:31:28 am
Thats great to hear cookie :D :D
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Post by: goldfish on January 06, 2013, 02:37:39 am

We have great news on the home front, we picked up our weiro this morning. He seems happy to be home and is having a nap at the moment.  He certainly seems much better.

Cookie - that's marvellous news! Good vets are worth their weight in gold!! :D
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Post by: Greyhoundmum on January 06, 2013, 03:00:03 am
Beautiful dogs MF and so glad to hear your weiro is home Cookie
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Post by: judydawn on January 06, 2013, 05:59:23 am
It's nice to see your pets relaxing inside during this hot weather MF, so cute and that chair looks made just for them.  I used to have an antique red velvet chaise lounge and my King Charles Cavalier grand-dogs at the time used to think that was theirs too  ;D

Glad to hear the little weiro is doing well Cookie.
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Post by: Emme on January 06, 2013, 06:04:53 am
So pleased to hear Weiro is home Cookie, wonderful news

Marie
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Post by: Kimmyh on January 06, 2013, 08:33:43 am
Great news cookie.
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Post by: Mama Fergie on January 06, 2013, 09:11:00 am
Lovely to here that your weiro is home Cookie  :)
It's worrying when our pets are unwell.
JD my dogs love those chairs.
Normally DH and I sit there with our morning coffee and as soon as we approach they both jump down
At the moment they are both on opposite arms of the couch fast asleep :)
We had cavaliers before we had these dogs JD and loved them. They were so gentle and affectionate  :D
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Post by: mcmich on January 06, 2013, 09:35:18 am
Good to hear Weiro is home Cookie.

MF, Ollie and Charlie are good looking pooches.
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Post by: Katiej on January 06, 2013, 09:40:33 am
Great news that Weiro is back home and feeling better Cookie.
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Post by: Mama Fergie on January 06, 2013, 09:41:24 am
They both have lovely temperaments and each completely different michele.
Both very affectionate but Charlie only when he wants to be  ;)
Ollie is a little sook and would happily cuddle us all day  ;D
They have so much fun playing together.
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Post by: Cornish Cream on January 06, 2013, 09:47:33 am
Great dogs MF ;D Chance likes our chairs too ;)
Good to hear that Weiro is back home and happy Cookie ;D
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Post by: mcmich on January 06, 2013, 10:13:39 am
Harry would be on the lounge if we let him. He's pretty laid back and has a lovely temperament.
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Post by: Mama Fergie on January 06, 2013, 10:14:25 am
Thanks CC and Chance is lovely too.  ;D
Everyone's pets are gorgeous on our forum.
Love Michele's Harry and Marie's dog  :D
Can't imagine life without our dogs and cat  ;D
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Post by: Cornish Cream on January 06, 2013, 10:16:52 am
I saw a "Harry Hound" racing around the wood today Michele ;) Typical Gun Dog head down following the scent on the ground :D
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Post by: mcmich on January 06, 2013, 10:24:17 am
Really CC - is that what cocker spaniels were bred for? Didn't realise he was a gun dog. He chases the blue tongues lizzards around here - naughty because I hate it when he catches them. Blue tongues are docile and pretty friendly.
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Post by: Cornish Cream on January 06, 2013, 10:33:22 am
Cockers spaniels (and other spaniel breeds) were breed to flush out and retrieve game ;)
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Post by: Mama Fergie on January 06, 2013, 10:35:05 am
I hate it when my dogs chase any wildlife too Michele but its in their genes and natural for them   :-\
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Post by: goldfish on January 06, 2013, 10:42:43 am
Mcmich - Harry hound looks an absolute charmer! We have the same problem with the blue tongues here and our two terriers. We try to provide good hiding places but sometimes the dogs are too fast or the lizard is too slow and trusting.  Doesn't happen very often but distressing when it does ....
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Post by: mcmich on January 06, 2013, 10:48:40 am
Cockers spaniels (and other spaniel breeds) were breed to flush out and retrieve game ;)
Well that explains why he is often on the hunt. Makes it hard when you live in bushland. The possums scramble when they see Harry.
Maybe I need to lend Harry to you GF.  :)
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Post by: goldfish on January 06, 2013, 10:53:59 am
Lol... Was just about to suggest that Mcmich ;)
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Post by: Mama Fergie on January 06, 2013, 10:56:40 am
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This was the second baby tiger snake found in the pool at our Hillary's house in the last two weeks. Our son is living their with his family as they are renovating their home nearby.
We lived there for seven years and only ever had ducks in the pool no other wildlife.
Scary as they have 3 under 5's.
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Post by: courton on January 06, 2013, 10:59:10 am
Climate change to blame!
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Post by: Mama Fergie on January 06, 2013, 11:03:50 am
Possibly right Courton  :)
I hate the thought of it especially with the little ones playing outside in the backyard.
The house is in a built up area opposite the beach with a main road opposite parallel with the street the house is on and I have never had any thing other than ducks in the pool.
We only moved out 3 years ago and DS has been renovating for 31 but was told 6 months by his builder  :-))
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Post by: mcmich on January 06, 2013, 11:15:36 am
That's scary MF.  :o
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Post by: Mama Fergie on January 06, 2013, 11:22:08 am
Very scary Michele.
First time in our almost 32 years in Australia that we have had snakes in the backyard.
Have encountered them walking paths between the sand dunes on my daily walks in Hillary's and looking for my wayward balls when playing golf but never at home.
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Post by: mcmich on January 06, 2013, 11:52:45 am
Maybe we should expect it more often with the urban jungle?
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Post by: Mama Fergie on January 06, 2013, 11:55:54 am
I guess that's true as we are infringing on their habitat
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Post by: stef on January 06, 2013, 04:33:23 pm
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Hey guys, been away from the forum for a while... First of all, i want to wish all of you all the best for 2013. May it be a joyful, good, healthy, great cooking and amazing pet year! ..   I just added a puc of luka.. How he has grown!  He is 6 months nowand already full size.... 

The other pic is taken in our garden.. Today we put Zeno's ashes in his last resting place, together with the ashes of Russo, Hermes and Yango...  I hope it will take many many years before we have to open it again :)
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Post by: Cornish Cream on January 06, 2013, 04:39:57 pm
Hi Stef.A Very Happy New year to you as well.Nice photo of Luka fast asleep :D
Very sad putting your pet ashes to rest but they are altogether at last :-*
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Post by: Emme on January 06, 2013, 07:24:03 pm
Stef, Happy New Year to you also.  Thanks for the photo of Luka, he has grown so much, a beautiful friend.  :)


Marie
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Post by: Emme on January 06, 2013, 07:30:39 pm
Mcmich a lovely photo of Harry, he would be a good hunter  ;D

MF I am a sook when it comes to snakes,can't stand them,  hopefully there will be no more in the pool, scary with little ones around.

Marie
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Post by: stef on January 06, 2013, 07:32:16 pm
Brrr. The only snakes i ike is behind glass lol
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Post by: Aussie Brenda on January 06, 2013, 08:29:11 pm
That snake looks headless , aren't they a protected species, along with crocodiles.
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Post by: goldfish on January 06, 2013, 09:38:28 pm
Happy New Year to you, too, Stef.  Hope 2013 brings you all the happiness you could wish for.  A beautiful photo of one very beautiful dog!  He looks such a honey!

What a beautiful way to keep the ashes of your beloved pets!
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Post by: goldfish on January 06, 2013, 10:24:03 pm
I guess that's true as we are infringing on their habitat
Maybe we should expect it more often with the urban jungle?

Just read this . . . .(have copied and pasted - hope that's ok!) . . .  not quite sure about the "group hug" bit!! :o ??? :-)) . . . .

A MOTHER woke to find a 1.85m-long python wrapped around her two-year-old daughter yesterday morning.

Tess Guthrie, 22, from Lismore on the far north coast, was woken by her cat hissing at 3.30am and discovered the python wrapped three times around her daughter Zara's arm, who was sleeping in the bed with her.

At first she thought it was a dream but soon realised the horror and grabbed the snake by the head to pry it off her child, which caused the reptile to bite Zara three times on her left hand.

"After we went to the hospital and Tex came, they found the snake sort of down behind the bedside table and in-between the wall but I don't doubt he was there for days," she told the local TV station.

Zara was treated at Lismore Base Hospital and released yesterday morning.

Tex Tillis, from Tex's Snake Removals, who removed the reptile, said the coastal python, or carpet snake, wasn't trying to hurt the child.

"The snake, not in any way, shape or form, had intended to eat the baby - it was trying to have a group hug," he told The Daily Telegraph.

"Pythons, underneath their bottom jaw they have a row of sensors which enable them to see the world in terms of infrared pictures. So in the dark they're going to see a baby as this warm spot."

Ms Guthrie said she had noticed that her cat had been behaving out of character in the days leading up to the python's appearance.

"She's a very resourceful lady," Mr Tillis said. "She tried to grab its head but got six inches down which left the head to bite the baby.

"When you grab a snake, a snake in its reptilian brain thinks, 'anything that can grab me can also eat me'."

Mr Tillis estimates the python to be 5-10 years old: "by no means a big fella - they grow much, much bigger."

But Ms Guthrie insisted that the reptile not be killed and instead it was released back into the wild about 5km from the house.

Mr Tillis said: "Not only is she courageous and gutsy but she's compassionate."

 
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Post by: judydawn on January 06, 2013, 10:32:01 pm
I guess you would act instinctively to protect your child and I'm glad it all worked out in the end.  Next time, if there is a next time, she will surely be guided by the cat's behaviour.  I imagine a dog would have just sat and barked at the snake until someone came to check out the din.  Scary story indeed GF.
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Post by: cookie1 on January 07, 2013, 01:20:41 am
How frightening.  I am terrified of snakes. I don't care if they are protected or not. I can't even bear ( is this the correct bear/bare)? To look at them anywhere. I won't even touch a picture of one.

The dogs are beautiful. Harry is a sweetie Michele. I grew up with lots of dogs and cats so don't love them as much as birds or pigs!  Would love a pet pig, but it rather unrealistic.
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Post by: astarra on January 07, 2013, 01:33:04 am
That sent shivers down my spine...yuk! Not convinced on the group hug bit either!!  :-\
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Post by: Delightful Den on January 07, 2013, 02:22:16 am
When we lived in Newman our next door neighbor found a python in the baby's cot one afternoon.  I can't member if the baby was in there with it.  They also found a King Brown in their garage and a dead Death Adder their dog had killed in the back yard.

We had a Banded Gwada and a King Brown in our car port.
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Post by: Mama Fergie on January 07, 2013, 02:23:08 am
Nor me Astarra  :-\

I don't get it  ???

I am worried about my GK's now that DS has found 2 dead baby tiger snakes in the pool.
My DIL thinks that perhaps birds have dropped them but I don't think so.
We didn't see any when we lived in that house.
I think they must be breeding around the garden somewhere.  :-*
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Post by: goldfish on January 07, 2013, 02:28:43 am
When we lived in Newman our next door neighbor found a python in the baby's cot one afternoon.  I can't member if the baby was in there with it.  They also found a King Brown in their garage and a dead Death Adder their dog had killed in the back yard.

We had a Banded Gwada and a King Brown in our car port.

I think I'd be moving to a high rise in some CBd somewhere DD... Lol .. I know you just learn to live with them and to be careful... But heck.... !!!! :(
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Post by: cookie1 on January 07, 2013, 03:22:13 am
When we lived in Broome ( over 35 years ago) we were always finding King Browns. I think the first snake my DH had to deal with was a king brown.


Off that topic. Does anyone know if cockatiels (weiros) can eat capsicum seeds. I know they are allowed the fruit, just not sure about the seeds. I am treating our bird with kid gloves at the moment. It is lovely to have him homes but he still isn't 100%. I'm spending lots of time with him, not that I mind.
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Post by: mcmich on January 07, 2013, 05:35:32 am
Glad Weiro is home safe and sound Cookie.

I'm not overly scared of snakes and have killed a couple since living here. DH hates them - there aren't any snakes in NZ. I just hope Harry doesn't decide to take one on.
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Post by: dede on January 09, 2013, 11:49:04 am
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=405782596166332&set=a.405692419508683.94130.142915175786410&type=1&ref=nf (https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=405782596166332&set=a.405692419508683.94130.142915175786410&type=1&ref=nf)

If your on Facebook please vote for Billy :). If not I know you would if you could anyway ;D.

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Post by: judydawn on January 09, 2013, 11:51:50 am
How could you not vote for that pretty face - I would if I could Mandi, sorry.
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Post by: cookie1 on January 09, 2013, 11:53:53 am
He is beautiful. I will.


I did and so did DD.
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Post by: Mama Fergie on January 09, 2013, 11:57:14 am
I am not on Facebook but if I was I would vote for him  :)
Would you mind if I sent the link to my kids and their families and they could vote for him?
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Post by: dede on January 09, 2013, 12:22:05 pm
Thanks guys, I know I would win if you could all vote lol.
The prize is only very small, but its still fun.
Billy and another 9 birds in my house all had feather samples sent away on Monday to see if they are male or female. We are hoping Billy is a boy as we call him Billy Boy :)
And please share his link if you would like too. Thanks
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Post by: Amy :-) on January 09, 2013, 12:23:00 pm
Ooh, I'll vote too Mandi ;D
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Post by: Delightful Den on January 09, 2013, 12:51:51 pm
I already voted Mandi. It was tempting to vote for some of the macaws but I resisted and voted for Billy.
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Post by: Mama Fergie on January 09, 2013, 01:36:03 pm
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My cat Cinta........ He has 16 stitches on his back as he was attacked by a feral ginger cat who lives in the sand dunes :(
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Post by: Greyhoundmum on January 09, 2013, 02:32:01 pm
Beautiful cat MF those feral moggies are really a pain, hope she gets better soon.
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Post by: Mama Fergie on January 09, 2013, 02:37:01 pm
Thanks GHM.... This feral cat was always in the house while we were building and used to come to the windows after we moved in 3 years ago. It's been after Cinta all this time. Think the feral cat marked our place as his!!! Sorry the photo is so big but iPad didn't give me the option of size when posting. Trying to work out how ton reduce it ???
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Post by: Emme on January 09, 2013, 07:45:39 pm
Hope Cinta gets better soon MF,

Marie
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Post by: Cornish Cream on January 09, 2013, 07:48:51 pm
Poor Cinta MF.
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Post by: dede on January 09, 2013, 09:00:08 pm
I already voted Mandi. It was tempting to vote for some of the macaws but I resisted and voted for Billy.

Den you can vote for the Macaws as well, I have voted for all my favorite. There are some real gorgeous photos entered. :)
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Post by: dede on January 09, 2013, 09:01:10 pm
Poor Cinta :o, that's terrible. :)
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Post by: judydawn on January 09, 2013, 09:33:12 pm
Bet Cinta feels safe sitting there looking at the world from inside the house MF - do you see that ginger cat much during the day? Can you trap it and take it to the appropriate authorities?
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Post by: Amy :-) on January 09, 2013, 10:27:51 pm
Cinta is a beautiful cat MF :) The poor boy being attacked like that :(
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Post by: Mama Fergie on January 09, 2013, 10:58:50 pm
No Judy we have never seen it in the daytime only when it's dark. It comes right up to our window and looks in and then runs.
I told our next door neighbor who is our vet and he has already notified the shire rangers but it's still around unfortunately for Cinta and no doubt other neighborhood cats. Cinta rarely goes outside and when he does it's usually in our alfresco area. Our vet has 5 cats 2 of them the hairless ones but they are mostly inside cats also.
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Post by: johnro on January 09, 2013, 11:25:04 pm
While we have had our share of visitors over the past few weeks there have been none of the slithering kind thankfully.  However we have had DD's dogs plus her cockatiel,Charlie who feels very much at home as the pics will attest - BUT Shelby has had enough......

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Post by: DizzyGirl on January 10, 2013, 12:01:52 am
We had a slithering guest in our house yard on Sunday. It is dead now thank god. I hate them with a passion.
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Post by: Amy :-) on January 10, 2013, 12:21:09 am
So do I DG, I'm glad you got rid of the offending creature :P

Johnro, beautiful cockatiel ;D
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Post by: mcmich on January 10, 2013, 12:48:28 am
Poor Cinta - you have lovely views MF.

Your beautiful lab is very placid Robyn - my dog would have been thinking LUNCH!!!!
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Post by: johnro on January 10, 2013, 12:59:15 am
She certainly is a most gentle girl Michele  :)
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Post by: Emme on January 10, 2013, 01:35:40 am
Beautiful photos johnro, Shelby is wonderful.  I'm afraid our little one would have been thinking lunch also

Marie
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Post by: dede on January 10, 2013, 02:03:46 am
Love the photos Johnro :)
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Post by: Amy :-) on January 10, 2013, 02:06:26 am
Our kelpie is more scared of Clinker than Clinker is of her! ;D
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Post by: Mama Fergie on January 10, 2013, 02:09:33 am
Gorgeous photos Johnro  :D

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Post by: judydawn on January 10, 2013, 03:30:48 am
Love the photos and captions Robyn.  It's funny how dogs look away if they don't want to know about it. 

These are my late grand-dogs Chucky (Blenheim) and Meggie (tri-colour).  We used to have them for long periods before GKs came along when my DD and her DH went overseas. 
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Post by: Mama Fergie on January 10, 2013, 03:36:37 am
Judy they are gorgeous  ;D
We had 2 Blenheims and 2 Ruby's.
Love Cavaliers  :)
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Post by: judydawn on January 10, 2013, 03:55:33 am
I loved them both MF but Chucky was Geoff's favourite as he was so intelligent and he could let you what he wanted.  Meggie was a lap dog and all she wanted to do was eat, sleep (snore) and have cuddles.  Had no idea what to do with a ball and didn't enjoy going for a walk - you ended up having to carry her.  The gopher came in handy for her on our walks.  They have been gone now for 6 years but the pleasure they gave us will never be forgotten.
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Post by: Mama Fergie on January 10, 2013, 04:15:39 am
Just like us dogs all have their own personalities.
So glad they gave you so much pleasure JD. Dogs are so giving and I can't imagine life without them.
They give true unconditional love
Laughing about the gopher  :D
Would you consider one of your own JD? I guess you have more than enough on your plate without the responsibility of a dog.
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Post by: judydawn on January 10, 2013, 04:21:49 am
My DD only asked me that recently - I'm sure she was going to buy me one MF but no, I have enough on my plate and when and if I have the time to do what I want, I don't want to be tied to the house with dogs.  I told DD that when she gets another one, I will babysit it - just like GKs, you can enjoy it but give it back and still have a life of your own.  Maybe when I'm too old to travel or get out much it would be nice to have a companion in the form of a little dog.  Trouble is, it would never be like Chucky - he was one of a kind with his personality and size.  People used to think he was a puppy when he was 10 years old as he was the runt of the litter and never looked or acted old.
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Post by: mcmich on January 10, 2013, 05:38:43 am
My DD only asked me that recently - I'm sure she was going to buy me one MF but no, I have enough on my plate and when and if I have the time to do what I want, I don't want to be tied to the house with dogs.  I told DD that when she gets another one, I will babysit it - just like GKs, you can enjoy it but give it back and still have a life of your own.  Maybe when I'm too old to travel or get out much it would be nice to have a companion in the form of a little dog.  Trouble is, it would never be like Chucky - he was one of a kind with his personality and size.  People used to think he was a puppy when he was 10 years old as he was the runt of the litter and never looked or acted old.

My mums the same Judy - loves looking after Harry for us when we go away but doesn't want to be tied down to a pet.
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Post by: cookie1 on January 10, 2013, 06:26:23 am
Robyn I love the cockatiel.  Judy your dogs looked very lovable.

DD has bought our weiro a phone. It is a bird phone and he loves it. Scares heck out of me when it says 'hello' or 'I love you'.
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Post by: Amy :-) on January 10, 2013, 06:34:54 am
That sounds like such fun cookie, I should get one for Clinker :D :D
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Post by: mcmich on January 10, 2013, 07:06:36 am
Robyn I love the cockatiel.  Judy your dogs looked very lovable.

DD has bought our weiro a phone. It is a bird phone and he loves it. Scares heck out of me when it says 'hello' or 'I love you'.
What is a bird phone Cookie?
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Post by: cookie1 on January 10, 2013, 07:15:16 am
Here's (http://petsupplies.cityfarmers.com.au/search?asug=&view=grid&w=bird+phone) one.

We have the smaller blue one.
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Post by: Mama Fergie on January 10, 2013, 07:17:30 am
What will they think of next  :o

That's so funny but cute  :)
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Post by: mcmich on January 10, 2013, 07:26:09 am
So did you get in blue or red?
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Post by: cookie1 on January 10, 2013, 07:29:45 am
Blue, the red would have been to big for him.
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Post by: mcmich on January 10, 2013, 07:33:18 am
How funny - a bird phone - well Maxwell Smart had a shoe phone???
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Post by: Amy :-) on January 10, 2013, 09:04:47 am
Just had to google Maxwell Smart.... :-)) ;D
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Post by: judydawn on January 10, 2013, 09:07:06 am
You are showing your age now Amy by not knowing Maxwell Smart - isn't that right 99?  ;)
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Post by: Amy :-) on January 10, 2013, 09:14:47 am
That must be why my mum always used to say "good thinking 99" ;D ;D ;D

I just remembered that I have actually played the Get Smart theme tune... I just never watched the show! :-))
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Post by: Kimmyh on January 10, 2013, 09:29:55 am
No good asking you about the cone of silence then Amy. You should watch get smart though, really funny. I see it but I don't believe it. He he ;D
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Post by: courton on January 10, 2013, 09:50:22 am
I absolutely loved the series when it first came out. Did not see the movie since it had such disappointing reviews.
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Post by: Kimmyh on January 10, 2013, 10:28:04 am
Movie is ok but not the same thing. Original is best.
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Post by: Amy :-) on January 10, 2013, 10:32:19 am
Watching Get Smart is now one of my New Year Goals ;D
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Post by: Kimmyh on January 10, 2013, 10:47:50 am
;D
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Post by: cookie1 on January 10, 2013, 11:11:29 am
I was rather fond of Get Smart too. Also Gilligan's Island, Hogan's Heroes, F Troop and others.
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Post by: Kimmyh on January 10, 2013, 11:18:38 am
I liked hogans heroes too.
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Post by: Amy :-) on January 10, 2013, 11:24:08 am
I've never seen Hogan's Heroes, but I love Paul Hogan ;D ;D ;D
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Post by: Kimmyh on January 10, 2013, 11:26:17 am
Oh Amy no Paul hogan, just a colonel clink! Think you should google that too ;)
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Post by: Amy :-) on January 10, 2013, 11:29:09 am
Jeez, I'm not doing very well am I? LOL ;D ;D ;D
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Post by: cookie1 on January 10, 2013, 11:30:16 am
Just a bit younger than all of us youngish chicks.  :) :)
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Post by: Amy :-) on January 10, 2013, 11:34:06 am
Just a bit cookie, but I'll catch up soon enough ;D ;D
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Post by: Kimmyh on January 10, 2013, 11:40:02 am
Of course you will. But don't forget to fill us not so youngish chicks in on the cool modern stuff you know that we don't!
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Post by: Amy :-) on January 10, 2013, 11:42:33 am
Like what?? ;D
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Post by: Kimmyh on January 10, 2013, 11:57:20 am
I don't know ;D
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Post by: Amy :-) on January 10, 2013, 11:58:58 am
You're not the only one ;D
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Post by: cookie1 on January 11, 2013, 05:01:12 am
That makes 3 of us. :D
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Post by: courton on January 11, 2013, 05:35:45 am
This exchange is very funny!
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Post by: obbie on January 11, 2013, 05:40:27 am
Hello
Hogans hero's   loved it

Get smart , loved it

 I remember when the original Grease movie came out, 25 years ago..... my kids now watch it on DVD :D
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Post by: courton on January 11, 2013, 05:50:11 am
Me too! Loved get smart and loved hogan's heroes.
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Post by: mcmich on January 11, 2013, 06:41:45 am
Hello
Hogans hero's   loved it

Get smart , loved it

 I remember when the original Grease movie came out, 25 years ago..... my kids now watch it on DVD :D

Gotta be longer than 25 yrs ago Rob - my daughter is 25yrs old and I saw it long before she was born.

Obbie, Obbie, Obbie - Grease was originally released in Australia in 1978 (just googled)
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Post by: Amy :-) on January 11, 2013, 06:59:53 am
I think I mentioned a few months ago that I had never seen Grease.... and I still haven't :-))
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Post by: DizzyGirl on January 11, 2013, 07:28:47 am
Omg Amy grease is a must see. Love it. I have my cousins 40th next month. It is fancy dress and I am going as Rizzo.
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Post by: mcmich on January 11, 2013, 07:32:58 am
Love Rizzo - such a tart  :D
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Post by: Amy :-) on January 11, 2013, 07:38:33 am
I need to have a movie marathon night and watch all these movies/shows.... :-)) ;D
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Post by: DizzyGirl on January 11, 2013, 08:49:30 am
Love Rizzo - such a tart  :D

Just like me. I won't have to act much ;)
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Post by: Cornish Cream on January 11, 2013, 09:28:19 am
Omg Amy grease is a must see. Love it. I have my cousins 40th next month. It is fancy dress and I am going as Rizzo.
I think Maddy calls her Kitchen Aid Rizzo :D :D :D
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Post by: Amy :-) on January 11, 2013, 09:38:53 am
LOL :D :D
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Post by: Mama Fergie on January 11, 2013, 12:59:16 pm
Robyn I remember watching Grease when I was pregnant with DD now 33 so way more than 25 years ago  ;D
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Post by: astarra on January 12, 2013, 04:33:37 am
I've never watched Grease either.  :-))
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Post by: Amy :-) on January 12, 2013, 04:34:54 am
I better to come to your place for a movie night then Astarra! We can watch it together ;D ;D
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Post by: cookie1 on January 12, 2013, 06:34:18 am
You don't know what you are missing. It will have you tapping your toes.
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Post by: *suzanne* on January 12, 2013, 07:00:45 am
I have made all my kid's watch it, one of my favorite movies ;D
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Post by: Amy :-) on January 12, 2013, 07:15:45 am
I do know it has something to do with cars ;D
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Post by: Aussie Brenda on January 12, 2013, 07:33:07 am
Amy, you have to get a copy, surely your Mum and SD have seen it I bet Mum would watch it again, I have watched it heaps of times I still enjoy it.
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Post by: Gertbysea on January 13, 2013, 01:21:30 am
Could this be my new pet. It seems to like me.

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/01/13/2y6ygu7y.jpg)

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/01/13/upuha2un.jpg)
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Post by: goldfish on January 13, 2013, 01:24:47 am
He/she's gorgeous!!  Love the face on photo angle, Gert!!
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Post by: judydawn on January 13, 2013, 03:11:57 am
It won't cost you much to feed Gretchen but be careful you don't sit on it  :D :D :D
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Post by: Kimmyh on January 13, 2013, 03:17:40 am
Wow Gert how gorgeous and not camera shy either.
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Post by: Amy :-) on January 13, 2013, 03:41:09 am
What a cutie Gert, does he/she have a name? :)
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Post by: dede on January 13, 2013, 03:42:38 am
Love your new pet Gert ;D
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Post by: cookie1 on January 13, 2013, 07:42:24 am
He or she is lovely and ever so green.
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Post by: mcmich on January 13, 2013, 07:47:25 am
Be a bit hard to microchip.
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Post by: goldfish on January 13, 2013, 07:48:05 am
 ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D
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Post by: Amy :-) on January 13, 2013, 07:49:59 am
LOL Mich :D :D
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Post by: Kimmyh on January 13, 2013, 09:12:52 am
Be a bit hard to microchip.
Lol ;D ;D
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Post by: Greyhoundmum on January 13, 2013, 01:42:52 pm
Watch out Gert, your new pet could easily be mistaken for a piece of lettuce !
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Post by: Mama Fergie on January 13, 2013, 01:46:28 pm
 ;D ;D ;D
 Gert wouldn't want to be hungry GHM  ;)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on January 20, 2013, 06:21:15 am
I took this photo of Clinker a couple of weeks ago. He loves my DM's curly hair ;D ;D
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Post by: judydawn on January 20, 2013, 06:27:31 am
I hope he leaves Mum's hair the way he found it Amy  ;D
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Post by: Amy :-) on January 20, 2013, 09:29:02 am
The worst he does is chew it Judy ;) ;D
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Post by: Amy :-) on January 22, 2013, 07:16:09 am
Clinker wants a scratch... ;D
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Post by: mcmich on January 22, 2013, 08:03:50 am
Clinker is a cutie.  How's Jo Blow Bubbles?
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Post by: Amy :-) on January 22, 2013, 08:41:30 am
Thanks Mich :D

Mr Bubbles blew his last bubbles a few weeks ago :'(
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Post by: Greyhoundmum on January 22, 2013, 09:05:24 am
Amy you bird is turning out to be very cute!!!!
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Post by: Mama Fergie on January 22, 2013, 09:13:38 am
He is gorgeous Amy  :)
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Post by: Kimmyh on January 22, 2013, 09:17:22 am
Clinker is adorable Amy.
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Post by: Amy :-) on January 22, 2013, 09:26:08 am
Thanks ladies ;D He is very demanding now, thinks he's the king :-)) Mum says he is annoying but she's always sneaking into my bedroom to get him out and play ;D

Amy you bird is turning out to be very cute!!!!

He has always been cute GHM!! :D :D
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Post by: johnro on January 26, 2013, 11:31:21 am
Clinker is very cute Amy, we still have Charlie bird and DD has left her 2 Aussie bulldogs with us - life is never the same for queen of the castle Shelby while they are here.  At present she has squeezed under my feet at the computer desk, away from their constant playing and mouthing each other.  She almost has that look of pleaaaaasssseee.......

(https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-dhjasWcT-Ew/UQO9cqEfC7I/AAAAAAAAKZY/IzdhlwQsyCg/s720/the%2520annoyances.jpg)
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Post by: Cuilidh on January 26, 2013, 09:16:07 pm
LOL!
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Post by: Amy :-) on January 26, 2013, 10:47:59 pm
Love it Robyn ;D
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Post by: stef on January 27, 2013, 03:08:50 pm
Amy, clinker is sooo. Cute !


Luka had his first photoshoot today in our little photostudio.. He kind of looked worried. Lol, after all he was put on a 1.2meter high platform :) age 7 months
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/01/27/ada5eny2.jpg)(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/01/27/qa7y7e5e.jpg)
And here is his friend Toby, age 9 months...  Also very very insecure (http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/01/27/uzy8u3yv.jpg)
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Post by: Cornish Cream on January 27, 2013, 03:53:46 pm
Lovely photos Stef. Luka is a very handsome chap ;D Toby is a lovely Beagle too :)
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Post by: courton on January 27, 2013, 07:26:25 pm
Luka is absolutely worried! But oh so beautiful.
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Post by: cookie1 on January 28, 2013, 07:08:29 am
They do look a little apprehensive Stef.
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Post by: johnro on January 28, 2013, 08:12:45 am
How beautiful Stef xx
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Post by: Emme on January 28, 2013, 08:35:56 am
Lovely photo of Luka Stef, beautiful


Marie
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Post by: dede on January 29, 2013, 09:00:40 pm
Poor Dozer puss. Found him dead under my car this morning. He must of laid under there and died in his sleep. I know he didn't get ran over because my car hasn't moved for days. Was just about to take the car to the mechanic to be fixed when I noticed Dozer under my car. When I touched his tail to wake him to make him move (he was deaf so would hear me) his tail was stiff and I knew :(
We have had him for 15.5 years and he was just part of the family. I have always said that when he dies that I wanted him to die in his sleep.

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/01/30/7ysu3a4e.jpg)
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Post by: Gertbysea on January 29, 2013, 09:41:05 pm
So sad Mandi . Lovely pussy cat gone to sleep.


Gert
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Post by: Aussie Brenda on January 29, 2013, 10:00:25 pm
RIP Dozer, my Mini (cat) is 21 this year, she also is deaf, I have a peek every morning to see if she is still breathing. I hope she goes in her sleep too.
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Post by: stef on January 29, 2013, 10:04:53 pm
Sorry to hear Mandi! It is always painful to lose a beloved pet..  Yet i am sure with you it was a cats life out of nine.. No need to,try again if you had the best of parents. Bless !
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Post by: stef on January 29, 2013, 10:08:17 pm
RIP Dozer, my Mini (cat) is 21 this year, she also is deaf, I have a peek every morning to see if she is still breathing. I hope she goes in her sleep too.

Brenda,
21 years! Wow..  I hope she is not in pain though.l we discovered with 12 year old dog zeno he myst have been in pain for years, but he hid it well... I feel sorry for our boy now..  We always thought saying goodbye was too soon, now we wonder if we did not drag it too lóng.
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Post by: Jude59 on January 29, 2013, 10:11:36 pm
One of my friends, Michelle and me enjoying the afternoon sun yesterday. I have three young rattie girls, Michelle, Maggie and May.  They are angels :) (http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/01/30/y3upu8us.jpg)
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Post by: Jude59 on January 29, 2013, 10:13:53 pm
You can slide the pic over a bit to see more of Michelle ;)
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Post by: judydawn on January 29, 2013, 10:19:19 pm
I was expecting to see another gorgeous young lady when I slid the bar over Jude, I got the shock of my life. I just thought your friends were a bit zany when you called them ratty  :D

Mandy what a lovely long time you've had your Dozer and although you've probably been expecting it, this would still have been a shock.  RIP Dozer.
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Post by: Katiej on January 29, 2013, 10:35:55 pm
Mandi I'm so sorry to hear of your loss.  Our pets are such a large part of the family and I'm sure Dozer will be missed by all.  Sounds like he had a wonderful life with you and your children and was much loved.  Take care xx
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Post by: Amy :-) on January 29, 2013, 10:48:29 pm
What a sad time for you and the kids Mandi :( I'm really sorry about Dozer. Like Katie said, I'm sure he had a wonderful life as part of your family xx
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Post by: Jude59 on January 29, 2013, 10:52:05 pm
Your cat will be missed after being a part of your lives for so long.  I have two ten year old cats,  I would miss them terribly too.
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Post by: cookie1 on January 30, 2013, 12:23:56 am
How sad for you all dede. Poor Dozer. Sending hugs over.

Ooh a rat for a pet. We know a couple who have rats for pets, sorry I just can't get used to it. I'm sure Michelle is well loved though Jude 
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Post by: kt2 on January 30, 2013, 03:58:12 am
So sorry to hear of Dozer's passing  :(
Big hugs to you and your family dede  :-*
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Post by: Emme on January 30, 2013, 06:38:33 am
Sorry to hear of Dozers passing Dede, it is always so hard losing a much love family pet. I am sure he had a wonderful life with you and your family.   :)

Marie
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Post by: goldfish on January 30, 2013, 08:08:40 am
Oh Mandi !!! Really sorry to hear about Dozer. He had a great home , lots of love.. And passed peacefully.... He couldn't have asked for more...
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Post by: Kimmyh on January 30, 2013, 10:05:43 am
So sad Mandi. What a lovely looking cat he was. Sending you a hug xox
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Post by: chrissa on January 30, 2013, 10:10:47 am
Dede, I'm so sorry to hear about about Dozer. Very sad.
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Post by: cookie1 on January 30, 2013, 11:33:37 am
Here is our weiro, he is having some free time, getting exercise. We tempt him out with the iPhone. He loves it. (http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/01/30/ehumamub.jpg)
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Post by: Kimmyh on January 30, 2013, 11:35:17 am
Weiro is gorgeous cookie.
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Post by: *suzanne* on January 30, 2013, 11:35:58 am
very cute cookie,  sounds like a 3 yr old being tempted by apple products
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Post by: Amy :-) on January 30, 2013, 11:48:52 am
What a cutie :D :D
Clinker loves to play with my phone too Cookie. I think because he can see his reflection in the screen ;)
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Post by: cookie1 on January 31, 2013, 12:02:46 am
We should have called  him an i name as he loves the iPad too his name is Olly. Should have mentioned that before. Ill try to get a photo of Monty the budgie today, but he is still rather shy.
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Post by: Amy :-) on January 31, 2013, 12:05:59 am
Would love to see Monty Cookie :D
Clinker hisses at me when I try to take his photo. I have to take him by surprise ;D
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Post by: Amy :-) on February 01, 2013, 10:19:15 am
This bird just cracks me up sometimes ;D
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Post by: dede on February 01, 2013, 10:41:20 am
Lol Amy, he is such a cute bird. :)
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Post by: Amy :-) on February 01, 2013, 10:49:25 am
Thanks Mandi :D He has so much personality ;D I can't imagine living without him now :-))
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Post by: Kimmyh on February 01, 2013, 10:59:32 am
Great photo Amy. I think clinker is saying....what you looking at Amy or maybe...,,don't mess with me girl ;D
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Post by: Amy :-) on February 01, 2013, 11:02:50 am
Thats exactly what I thought too Kimmy! ;D ;D ;D

And I had been pulling his tail feathers.... :-))
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Post by: judydawn on February 01, 2013, 11:22:01 am
He owes you one then Amy - he is a little cutie.  I love cockatiels as we call them here.
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Post by: Amy :-) on February 01, 2013, 12:41:23 pm
Thanks Judy ;D Funny, I told someone over here that he is a cockatiel and they said "no, he's a weiro" :-))
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Post by: stef on February 02, 2013, 06:03:37 pm
Luka, food inspector!
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/02/03/e3evyvu9.jpg)
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Post by: goldfish on February 02, 2013, 07:22:32 pm
What a gorgeous boy! :D
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Post by: dede on February 02, 2013, 07:23:25 pm
He is beautiful. Looks very serious about his job though ;D
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Post by: stef on February 02, 2013, 07:25:12 pm
He always looks serious! Lol. We built the kitchen color scheme around his coat and nose lol.. Black and cream. So he knows he has a huge respinsability.. Guarding the food he wants to steal.. In fct our first golden retriever was named HERMES, god of thieves and messenger from the gods
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Post by: dede on February 02, 2013, 07:26:47 pm
Well the kitchen matches in beautifully with luka. :)
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Post by: stef on February 02, 2013, 07:28:11 pm
Well the kitchen matches in beautifully with luka. :)

It does, doesnt it?
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Post by: Emme on February 02, 2013, 07:55:11 pm
Stef, Luka knows the best place in the house is the kitchen  :D ;D


Marie
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Post by: nonomix on February 02, 2013, 07:58:26 pm
Thanks KatieJ. I think they could be good pets for us, especially with regards to allergies we have in the family (bith DH and DD have asthma). Stef, I know the problem with Greyhounds abuse, here in Ireland, they do lots of greyhound racing and I heard of terrible stories about what happens to them when they're too old to race. I'll get in touch with animal shelters to find out more about them...

Hey everyone! Haven't been here in ages, but I have read the last few pages and I read that Dede lost her kitty Dozer, RIP! I've seen beautiful birds, a cute rats and that Luka has grown a lot!
Remember I was looking to adopt a greyhound? We've just adopted a whippet (small greyhound) and I couldn't resist posting his picture. His name is Smokey, he's 6 and was given up by his previous owner who didn't really care about him much. I picked him up from his foster home today and he's a real gentle creature, so placid and eager to please. A dream of a dog. I now hope that DH doesn't develop an allergy to him...
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Post by: dede on February 02, 2013, 08:10:48 pm
What a sweet looking boy he is. :)
At least he will be well loved now
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Post by: Cornish Cream on February 02, 2013, 08:17:19 pm
Lovely dog nonomix.I sometimes meet a whippet called Lara when I walk Chance. :)
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Post by: stef on February 02, 2013, 08:18:43 pm
Welcome smokey!  You will have the best of homes for sure!
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Post by: Kimmyh on February 02, 2013, 08:30:11 pm
Hello smokey you look very comfy up there.
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Post by: judydawn on February 02, 2013, 09:43:57 pm
Smokey is gorgeous and looks very comfy there next to the fire - lucky boy to be given the chance at a better life which is what all animals deserve.

Luka always looks so serious Stef - have you got a photo of him when he is excited about something eg going for a walk or doing another of his favourite things?
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Post by: stef on February 02, 2013, 09:50:20 pm
Smokey is gorgeous and looks very comfy there next to the fire - lucky boy to be given the chance at a better life which is what all animals deserve.

Luka always looks so serious Stef - have you got a photo of him when he is excited about something eg going for a walk or doing another of his favourite things?
Luka mist of the time looks serious.. Whe.pn he has a big smile on his face he is too excited to pose for the picture, but i can assure you he is one happy dog.. Here is one where he has a big smile on his face
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Post by: judydawn on February 02, 2013, 09:54:33 pm
 :D :D  I think it all has to do with whether is mouth is open or shut - when shut he looks so serious.  Thanks Stef.
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Post by: cookie1 on February 03, 2013, 04:03:54 am
Smokey is lovely and his colour amazing.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Jude59 on February 03, 2013, 05:11:11 am
Whippets are beautiful looking dogs and they look so gentle.  Have often admired them  how lovely this one has got a loving home.
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Post by: chrissa on February 03, 2013, 08:15:11 am
Stef, he's so cute.  I just want to snuggle up next to him.
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Post by: Emme on February 04, 2013, 02:07:22 am
Smokey has found a great spot and looks right at home nonomix, he is a lovely colour.  :)  He has found a great home.

Lovely photo of Luka, Stef,  ;D

Marie
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Greyhoundmum on February 05, 2013, 11:52:45 am
Love the pictures of Smokey, love all greyhounds and whippets hence the name, here is my lovely boy Tom now aged five and a retired racer pictured here with his teddy
 (http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/02/05/7e4y3ypu.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on February 05, 2013, 12:24:45 pm
How cute that your gorgeous Tom loves his teddy so much GHM.  Great photo.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: nonomix on February 05, 2013, 12:34:35 pm
Thanks to all for Smokey. Greyhoundmum, Tom is gorgeous and he's so cute with his teddy! Yesterday, Smokey took a liking to one of my child's barbie doll! Funny the things they fancy!
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Post by: Amy :-) on February 05, 2013, 01:03:46 pm
Love all the dog photos :D :D

Tom has very kind eyes GHM :)
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Post by: Kimmyh on February 06, 2013, 10:03:10 am
Tom is gorgeous GHM. Would love a big cuddle from him. Bet he is a great lap dog.
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Post by: dede on February 06, 2013, 10:18:05 am
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/02/06/rupede8a.jpg)

Billy is now 4 months old, She is getting a bit naughty and nipped a visitor today, the visitor tried to pick her up but Billy was not impressed. Oops :o.
But I do love my Billy ;D
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Post by: judydawn on February 06, 2013, 10:19:33 am
I'd be telling visitors not to touch her then Amy - make a little sign for around her neck 'I bite so touch me at your own risk'  ;)
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Post by: Katya on February 06, 2013, 03:20:22 pm
My forum name is Katya named after our first cat.   We now have Hettie who is about 7 years old.   She is very much part of the family as this photo shows
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Post by: judydawn on February 07, 2013, 10:29:47 am
She even gets a glass of wine Katya  ;D
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Post by: Katya on February 07, 2013, 11:07:52 am
Not wine JD, champagne .... only the best for our cat  ;D ;D
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Post by: cookie1 on February 07, 2013, 11:16:47 am
The cat is cute but Billy is gorgeous. Sorry I am a bird person.  ;)
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Post by: Mama Fergie on February 07, 2013, 11:26:23 pm
What a beautiful cat Katya and Tom is gorgeous GHM  :)

The birds are all so cute too  :)
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Post by: Cornish Cream on February 11, 2013, 11:05:13 am
(http://i950.photobucket.com/albums/ad348/Cornish_cream/91144aa36c28165e297e485778584df1.jpg)
It's a dogs life :-))
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Post by: kt2 on February 11, 2013, 11:09:33 am
Looks like he is doing things really tough CC!  :-)) Poor baby!  ;D ;D
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Post by: Amy :-) on February 11, 2013, 01:04:27 pm
Gorgeous photo CC ;D ;D Love the expression on his face!
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Post by: Cornish Cream on February 11, 2013, 01:07:11 pm
Looks like he is doing things really tough CC!  :-)) Poor baby!  ;D ;D
Gorgeous photo CC ;D ;D Love the expression on his face!
He is spoilt :D
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Post by: Amy :-) on February 11, 2013, 01:08:14 pm
I bet he doesn't realise it CC ;)
He looks like he could be concentrating really hard on counting for a game of hide and seek ;D
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Post by: judydawn on February 11, 2013, 10:35:01 pm
Is that after one of your daily walks CC - dogs have a great life  :)
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Post by: cookie1 on February 12, 2013, 01:26:53 am
He certainly looks relaxed.
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Post by: mcmich on February 12, 2013, 05:59:11 am
Chance looks very relaxed CC. Must be spaniels. Harry sleeps on his back too - absolutely no shame. :-\
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Post by: charlieboy on February 12, 2013, 09:00:00 am
This is our little boy Charlie... getting ready for his 1st Birthday Party  :D
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Post by: Emme on February 12, 2013, 09:34:53 am
Great photo of Chance CC  ;D

Happy Birthday Charlie

Marie
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Post by: Cornish Cream on February 12, 2013, 09:35:27 am
Is that after one of your daily walks CC - dogs have a great life  :)
Yes Judy after our early morning walk yesterday ;D
He certainly looks relaxed.
Totally relaxed Cookie :D :D
Chance looks very relaxed CC. Must be spaniels. Harry sleeps on his back too - absolutely no shame. :-\
Yes like Harry no shame at all :D :D
Lovely photo of Charlie.Love his hat ;D
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Post by: judydawn on February 12, 2013, 11:34:13 am
Charlie's a cute little puppy charlieboy.
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Post by: Mama Fergie on February 12, 2013, 01:27:37 pm
This is our little boy Charlie... getting ready for his 1st Birthday Party  :D

We have a Charlie also and he is known as Charlieboy  ;D
Sorry I modified this as I pressed send by mistake.
Was going to say your little Charlie is soooo cute  :D
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Post by: mcmich on February 13, 2013, 06:38:59 am
Charlie looks like a real party animal  :D
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Post by: johnro on February 17, 2013, 01:14:09 am
No pic yet but I received a wonderful gift yesterday from DH - a blue quaker parrot.  He was supposed to be here when DH arrived home from Sydney but theb reeders were unable to get HIM on a flight form Melbourne until Monday.  DH and DD decided that Charlie, DD's cockatiel really needed to go home after still being here since first week in Jan, so have bought me a blue baby. For those who have no idea about quakers - here is a baby

(http://www.djfeathers.com/shop/images/deposits/quaker.jpg)
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Post by: Amy :-) on February 17, 2013, 02:35:45 am
You lucky thing Robyn, I love birds and the quaker parrot looks beautiful :D
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Post by: dede on February 17, 2013, 03:13:56 am
Oh wow. Quakers are so cute. I nearly got 1 last week to hand rear.
Quakers can be really good talkers too. :)
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Post by: johnro on February 17, 2013, 05:45:39 am
...he will relate well to me then Mandi (http://www.sherv.net/cm/emo/word/blah-blah-parrot-emoticon.gif) (http://www.sherv.net/blah.parrot-emoticon-420.html)
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Post by: judydawn on February 17, 2013, 06:05:59 am
I've never heard of a quaker Robyn, the baby is gorgeous.   I do like the blue one best.
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Post by: mcmich on February 17, 2013, 07:29:36 am
Gorgeous Robyn.  :)
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Post by: Aussie Brenda on February 17, 2013, 08:11:28 am
I had never heard of them either, how cute,  enjoy your new baby Robyn.
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Post by: Emme on February 17, 2013, 08:15:05 am
Have never heard of quakers either, he is so cute.  Does he have a name yet?

Marie
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Post by: johnro on February 17, 2013, 10:09:08 am
....never fear lovelies - DH and DD had an information sheet for me as I too had never heard of them.  DD had researched thoroughly and decided that type would best suit.  The image in the above post was to enlighten you - my blue boy arrives on a flight tomorrow afternoon.  The name being floated at present - Daks (as the image below is the first I had seen and he looks like he is wearing trousers) - suggestions are welcome!!! xx

(http://www.freesites.com.au/login/members/imagemanager/images/f74909ace68e51891440e4da0b65a70c/Quaker5.jpg)
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Post by: dede on February 17, 2013, 11:23:09 am
Apparently the Quakers are the 4th best talking birds in the world. They can learn lots of words. Be warned they can be demanding of your time as well (bit like my Billy).
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Post by: Cornish Cream on February 17, 2013, 11:25:17 am
Very cute bird Robyn.Like some other people hadn't heard of Quakers but do now ;D
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Post by: Amy :-) on February 17, 2013, 11:42:23 am
Be warned they can be demanding of your time as well (bit like my Billy).

Clinker was very demanding after he fell in the sink tonight while mum was washing the dishes Mandi ;D Poor baby was covered in bubbles :-))
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Post by: mcmich on February 17, 2013, 06:21:48 pm
He does look like he is wearing trousers and a vest.  ;D
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Post by: Amy :-) on February 17, 2013, 10:29:45 pm
He must be off to a hot date ;D
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Post by: dede on February 18, 2013, 01:34:39 am
Be warned they can be demanding of your time as well (bit like my Billy).

Clinker was very demanding after he fell in the sink tonight while mum was washing the dishes Mandi ;D Poor baby was covered in bubbles :-))

Oh poor Clinker. Yes sinks and toilets can be dangerous for our little feathered friends.
Billy is naughty and very protective of me, I'm not even allowed to hold Ruby without Billy wanting to bite her :(. So I now have to lock Billy in her cage to have baby cuddles.
Billy spends a lot of time sleeping in my shirt perched on my Bra strap (for grip). She's very cuddly. :)
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Post by: Amy :-) on February 18, 2013, 01:55:01 am
Oh dear Mandi :-\ Poor baby Ruby, she probably doesn't even realise that she's trespassing on Billy's property :-)) ;D
Sometimes I wish Clinker would just sit still on my shoulder or shirt... but he wants to be everywhere :)
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Post by: dede on February 18, 2013, 02:14:42 am
Lol Amy, he has ADD then. :).
Any attempts to talk or whistle yet Amy?
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Post by: Amy :-) on February 18, 2013, 02:27:25 am
Great, an ADD cockatiel, that's all I need ;D
He chirps a LOT. Sometimes he goes on and on and on...... :-)) But still no words :(
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Post by: Jamberie on February 18, 2013, 02:56:33 am
We've had cockatiel Boris for about 4 years and he loves to scream/sing but hasn't spoken a word :( so now we just whistle to him, he's pretty good at The Mexican Hat Dance and does the most realistic telephone ring which often confuses visitors ;D
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Post by: cookie1 on February 18, 2013, 03:30:53 am
Robyn I am so jealous, he is beautiful. Daks is a great name and he will be able to say it.

Amy Ollie just started talking. I would always tell him he was a good boy and 'good boy Ollie' were his first words.

Our budgie was the same. He picks up words so easily. DH started joking at both birds that they were naughty boys and now the budgie says that as well.
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Post by: Emme on February 18, 2013, 07:19:52 am
Daks is a great name.   ;D  Love it

Marie
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Post by: Girlpower247 on February 18, 2013, 08:24:56 pm
Today my fur kid (Papillion) Holly turns 6, just thought I would post a pic of the birthday girl, although its not a very good
shot as she would move each time DH tried to take one, he of course added the birthday bits :)
Love all your animal pics and stories everyone, I have a real soft spot for animals
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/02/19/a7equry2.jpg)
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Post by: Cornish Cream on February 18, 2013, 09:14:25 pm
Holly looks cute in her birthday hat ;) :)
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Post by: Aussie Brenda on February 18, 2013, 09:56:45 pm
That looks so cute GP, tell your DH he is clever,  happy birthday to Holly
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Post by: judydawn on February 18, 2013, 11:36:14 pm
Cute doggie and a lovely picture GP - happy birthday Holly.
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Post by: Girlpower247 on February 18, 2013, 11:51:04 pm
Thanks girls...I'll pass your birthday wishes on to her hehe
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Post by: cookie1 on February 19, 2013, 12:59:58 am
A special birthday hiss from our weiro.
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Post by: Emme on February 19, 2013, 04:12:59 am
Holly is a cutie GP

Marie
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Post by: goldfish on February 19, 2013, 05:23:03 am
What a gorgeous shot GP!  Your little Holly is a very beautiful little butterfly!!  (and your DH is a lovely softie!!) :D :D
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Post by: Girlpower247 on February 19, 2013, 06:58:44 am
Thank you lovelies....Im sure Holly must be wondering what she did to receive so many extra hugs today...
Yes GF, she is a beautiful and sweet little butterfly....wondered if the connection would be made with the breed :)
You are right about DH being a softie (as far as Holly is concerned) she's got him wrapped around her paw for sure.

I have been drawn to butterflies since loosing our first pappy a few years ago, she was almost 16 and I had to make the dreaded painful gut wrenching decision, :( took me 5 yrs to be ready for another, Holly is the great great great grand daughter of my first girl, so, very special to us having the bloodline connection :)
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Post by: johnro on February 19, 2013, 07:42:56 am
(https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-XstedFfef1w/USMsQXreVYI/AAAAAAAAKag/0o6Sy9h8O6o/s912/Baby%2520Blue%2520Boy%2520-%2520Daks%2520005.jpg)....newest family arrival - Daks the baby quaker and like many I had never heard of Quakers prior to Saturday when I found out DH with DD had organised this purchase
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Post by: kt2 on February 19, 2013, 07:46:36 am
Gorgeous Robyn! ;D
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Post by: *suzanne* on February 19, 2013, 07:46:52 am
he's beautiful I've never heard of them either but they sure are a gorgeous bird
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Post by: cookie1 on February 19, 2013, 09:00:02 am
Robyn, Daks is beautiful.
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Post by: goldfish on February 19, 2013, 09:03:48 am
Robyn - he's just beautiful.  How old is he?
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Post by: Emme on February 19, 2013, 09:18:28 am
Robyn he is absolutely beautiful.  A pretty boy  ;D

Marie
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Post by: Aussie Brenda on February 19, 2013, 09:20:07 am
What a cutie, Robyn he is gorgeous , I bet you are totally in love with Daks already.
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Post by: Cornish Cream on February 19, 2013, 09:21:42 am
He's very cute Robyn :)
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Post by: judydawn on February 19, 2013, 10:10:08 am
Every time I read another comment, I have to go back and have another look at Daks Robyn - he is so cute.
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Post by: Amy :-) on February 19, 2013, 10:11:30 am
What an adorable little baby Robyn :D
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Post by: Frozzie on February 19, 2013, 10:14:23 am
He is adorable Robyn :)
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Post by: astarra on February 19, 2013, 10:21:14 am
Daks is sooo cute!  :D
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Post by: johnro on February 19, 2013, 10:55:52 am
...yes he is just lovely at 9 weeks.  The breeders advised that he may be stressed and to leave him in the cage for 24hrs but he hopped onto my hand when I was putting some fruit in this morning - he appears to be a busy body - so exciting to have him xx
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Post by: Kimmyh on February 19, 2013, 11:38:09 am
Robyn daks is adorable. Love the name and his color is so beautiful.
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Post by: charlieboy on February 21, 2013, 10:05:15 am
Charlie looks like a real party animal  :D

Lol he is indeed.

Thanks everyone for your comments about charlie :D  He is very loved little boy :D
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Post by: astarra on February 26, 2013, 04:37:39 am
Miss6's new pet....a female guinea pig named 'Shadow.'
Ultra tame, eats out of her hand whilst being carted around!!!  :-))  ;D
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Post by: Amy :-) on February 26, 2013, 05:09:02 am
Yay, thanks astarra! What a cutie ;D
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Post by: astarra on February 26, 2013, 05:31:28 am
 :D :D :D :D
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Post by: cookie1 on February 26, 2013, 06:43:10 am
Cute.
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Post by: judydawn on February 26, 2013, 06:47:21 am
Astarra tell DD to be careful whilst carrying her pet around. My GD dropped one of hers and killed it!
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Post by: astarra on February 26, 2013, 06:53:21 am
Oh dear.  :'(
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Post by: Amy :-) on February 26, 2013, 07:42:49 am
Thats the good thing about birds.... they don't usually go splat ;)
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Post by: judydawn on February 26, 2013, 07:54:33 am
They do if they hit your windscreen Amy!
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Post by: Amy :-) on February 26, 2013, 07:56:50 am
I laughed when I read that Judy, now I feel really mean ;D :-))
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Post by: Aussie Brenda on February 26, 2013, 08:37:02 am
Astraea I hope you only have one, my DD gave her Kids two and before you knew it there were  about 17 of them of course the kids loved them and didn.t want to give them away, 
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Post by: Cornish Cream on February 26, 2013, 08:49:37 am
Our kids had Guinea Pigs they were called Choccy and Fudge :D :D
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Post by: judydawn on February 26, 2013, 09:19:09 am
My DD bought 3 females for the GKs but 2 of the girls were pregnant - b****y guinea pigs everywhere and when the GD didn't lock the cage properly guess who was chasing them around the back yard trying to round them up.  Luckily a few nice people took a lot of them off their hands and my DD did a great job of sexing them first so that no-one else ended up with more than they took.
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Post by: goldfish on February 26, 2013, 09:23:49 am
 ;D ;D ;D Judy, I can sympathise -- the petstore sold me 3 "female" white mice once for DD's birthday many years ago . . . . several cricket teams later!!  And they didn't waste any time either . . .  :-)) ???
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Post by: Amy :-) on February 26, 2013, 09:55:51 am
Our kids had Guinea Pigs they were called Choccy and Fudge :D :D

Love it CC :D Were they brown? ;D
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Post by: cookie1 on February 26, 2013, 09:57:56 am
Amy birds can go splat if they fly into a window.  :'(
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Post by: Cornish Cream on February 26, 2013, 09:58:31 am
Our kids had Guinea Pigs they were called Choccy and Fudge :D :D

Love it CC :D Were they brown? ;D
One was black and one was brown ;) :D I loved them.
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Post by: Amy :-) on February 26, 2013, 10:05:05 am
You're such a softie CC :D :D

Amy birds can go splat if they fly into a window.  :'(

Oh... yeah :'(
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Post by: judydawn on February 26, 2013, 11:22:17 am
;D ;D ;D Judy, I can sympathise -- the petstore sold me 3 "female" white mice once for DD's birthday many years ago . . . . several cricket teams later!!  And they didn't waste any time either . . .  :-)) ???

I guess you have to learn how to sex them yourself GF, the pet shops don't seem to care less about it. Then you should be able to take all the little new ones and the offending male adult back to the store.
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Post by: astarra on February 26, 2013, 09:37:08 pm
We don't mind breeding guniea pigs as the pet shops are always eager to buy them.  :D
Done it before but sold them all before miss2 was born. Definately learnt to sex them tho, got paid more for the babies if we could prove the females were not up the duff!  :-))
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Post by: cowley on March 03, 2013, 04:30:04 am
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v521/cowley/IMG_0527_zps10871060.jpg)

this is spotty
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Post by: judydawn on March 03, 2013, 04:38:23 am
Different  ;D   Hello spotty, you are nice and clean.
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Post by: Frozzie on March 03, 2013, 04:55:30 am
Oh reptiles eeeeek 😳
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Post by: *suzanne* on March 03, 2013, 04:58:05 am
wow a lizard, is it a blue tongue?
They give me the heebie geebies  :-[
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Post by: goldfish on March 03, 2013, 05:07:53 am
Cowley, what a terrific photo!!! Love it!!! Spotty looks very handsome!! :)
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Post by: cookie1 on March 03, 2013, 05:25:11 am
When I first saw the photo I thought for a moment it was a snake( double yuk). But it is only Spotty. He is rather cute.
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Post by: Amy :-) on March 03, 2013, 05:37:06 am
I'm with Frozzie on this one :-)) ;D
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Post by: cowley on March 03, 2013, 06:07:01 am
lol spotty is a blotchy. He's quite cranky. My favourite and i must take a photo is rex. Rex we are now thinking is a girl, is a blue tongue. He is just lovely. When he was little he just to sit in my bra with his little head popping out and spend the day there. He used to stretch out beside me in bed for a snuggle when he was cold.
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Post by: cookie1 on March 03, 2013, 06:16:13 am
Oh how cute.
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Post by: Amy :-) on March 03, 2013, 06:33:25 am
I wouldn't fancy a blue-tongue lizard in my bra ;D ;D
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Post by: Emme on March 03, 2013, 06:35:00 am
Oh reptiles eeeeek
I'm afraid  I am the same Frozzie.   :)


Marie
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Post by: Kimmyh on March 03, 2013, 08:47:21 am
I'm with Frozzie on this one :-)) ;D
Me too ;D
But I am not rude, will say hello spotty as I stand on top of my dining table. Can I come down now??
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Post by: Amy :-) on March 03, 2013, 09:09:30 am
LOL Kimmy :D I prefer my little friends to be furred or feathered ;)
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Post by: cowley on March 03, 2013, 09:20:51 am
They are really harmless creatures. Very placid, quite intelligent. My husband found a big blotchie in the bush, wrapped a cloth around it brought it back to us for a pat. After we all gave it some love, he drove it back to where he found it and he was quite happy. They are truly lovely pets. They live for about 25 years as well so great bonding.
We have 2 dogs, a blue and a red heeler and 8 chooks.
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Post by: Cornish Cream on March 03, 2013, 09:47:37 am
Reptiles are not my choice for a pet but it's nice to see Spotty cowley ;D
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Post by: cookie1 on March 03, 2013, 10:59:47 am
I stand on the table for snakes, and will get higher if I can. 
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Post by: Cornish Cream on March 03, 2013, 11:03:29 am
I stand on the table for snakes, and will get higher if I can. 
I'll be there with you cookie :D  :D :D :D
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Post by: Amy :-) on March 03, 2013, 11:05:58 am
How many does that table hold, I'd be looking for a place too ;D ;D
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Post by: cowley on March 03, 2013, 11:07:05 am
oh come on ladies, lizards can't even bite you! They don't have any teeth
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Post by: Kimmyh on March 03, 2013, 11:10:11 am
I was on the table first. And no pushing ;)
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Post by: Amy :-) on March 03, 2013, 11:29:21 am
Lol Kimmy :D

oh come on ladies, lizards can't even bite you! They don't have any teeth

I know, aren't we odd to be scared of them! ;D
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Post by: Frozzie on March 03, 2013, 08:13:38 pm
I'm with Frozzie on this one :-)) ;D
Me too ;D
But I am not rude, will say hello spotty as I stand on top of my dining table. Can I come down now??

Who are you calling rude kimmy lol ???

Forget the table i would be out the door.. 😳😳😳😳
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Post by: goldfish on March 03, 2013, 08:40:18 pm
oh come on ladies, lizards can't even bite you! They don't have any teeth

With you there, Cowley! ;D ;D  and 9/10 they're probably more nervous around you than you around them!! :-)) ;D  What do you think they're going to do to you ???
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Post by: astarra on March 03, 2013, 09:59:54 pm
Very handsome Cowley! We have not long ago let our blue-tounge lizard go.  :(  He got so friendly so quickly, a big one at 16.5" long.... :)  The girls loved him.


oh come on ladies, lizards can't even bite you! They don't have any teeth
Blue-tounges can.... but only if they feel frightened by you! Ours bit DH once but never even attempted to bite the girls or me.  :D
They do make great pets!  :)
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Post by: cookie1 on March 04, 2013, 04:51:14 am
They may help keep burglars away.

Amy if we were scared we would fit lots of people on a table.  :D in Carnamah DH was tracking a snake to see where it was going before he smashed it. ( it was in the yard). He told me to watch it! How silly can you get? I pulled the kitchen table over to the glass sliding door and stood on that!
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Post by: mcmich on March 04, 2013, 04:53:53 am
LOL Cookie - watch it - please?  :-))
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Post by: Amy :-) on March 04, 2013, 05:05:50 am
LOL Cookie!!! :D :D
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Post by: judydawn on March 04, 2013, 06:08:03 am
Amy if we were scared we would fit lots of people on a table.  :D in Carnamah DH was tracking a snake to see where it was going before he smashed it. ( it was in the yard). He told me to watch it! How silly can you get? I pulled the kitchen table over to the glass sliding door and stood on that!

And you are going up the Birdsville Track camping Chookie  :o :o
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Post by: Emme on March 04, 2013, 06:17:36 am
LOL Cookie, DH knows not to ask me to watch a snake, I am long gone.  Can't even watch them on TV

Marie
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Post by: Cornish Cream on March 04, 2013, 08:37:06 am
They may help keep burglars away.

Amy if we were scared we would fit lots of people on a table.  :D in Carnamah DH was tracking a snake to see where it was going before he smashed it. ( it was in the yard). He told me to watch it! How silly can you get? I pulled the kitchen table over to the glass sliding door and stood on that!
:D :D :D :D so funny cookie.
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Post by: cookie1 on March 04, 2013, 10:59:57 am
I think it will be too cool for snakes Judy. ( she says hopefully). Our beds are up high so I should be right. Many years ago  when we lived in Broome we went camping over my birthday long weekend. I saw a death adder and wouldn't come off the bonnet of the car until DH had chopped it into tiny bits and put it into our campfire. Even then I was very watchful. Just a bit of a scaredy cat with snakes.  :D
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Post by: Frozzie on March 04, 2013, 08:27:24 pm
Im with you cookie.. Not at all a fan.. After only a few months ds and dh almost tripped over a black snake walking home from school.. They were both a bit traumatised :(  they saw another one yesterday but this time it was dead!!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Alexis on March 05, 2013, 02:29:07 am
When were you in Broome, Cookie? I was a Kimberley girl for a long time.
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Post by: Kimmyh on March 05, 2013, 03:15:40 am
I'm with Frozzie on this one :-)) ;D
Me too ;D
But I am not rude, will say hello spotty as I stand on top of my dining table. Can I come down now??

Who are you calling rude kimmy lol ???

Forget the table i would be out the door.. 😳😳😳😳

Wasn't my intent to call anyone rude. Sorry if any offence taken. None meant.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: cookie1 on March 05, 2013, 03:26:24 am
We taught in Broome in 1976/77. Were you from Broome Alexis? We love the Kimberley. When we first went up we were told that it would get into our blood, and they were so right. Broome has certainly changed now.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on March 21, 2013, 11:25:40 am
Say hello to Paddy!! :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
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Post by: kt2 on March 21, 2013, 11:29:16 am
Hellloooooo Paddy!!  ;D ;D  :-*
He's gorgeous Amy!! His bottom photo is the mirror image of Sophie's photo that you use as your avatar!  ;D
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Post by: Amy :-) on March 21, 2013, 11:33:42 am
Thanks Katie! :D :D :D
Its spooky how much he looks like old Sophie. He dances like she did too! ;D I wish I could post videos on here, he is sooo funny and cute and adorable :D We love him to bits :-* :-* I can hear him jumping around now, and barking, trying to get Roxy to play with him :-)) :D
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Post by: Kimmyh on March 21, 2013, 11:35:23 am
Hello paddy. You are too cute.
What does clinker think of paddy Amy?
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Post by: Amy :-) on March 21, 2013, 11:42:25 am
I haven't introduced them yet Kimmy :-)) I came into my room just a few minutes ago and Clinker was looking a bit freaked out by all the barking. Not sure how its going to go, but it should be fun :D
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Post by: judydawn on March 21, 2013, 11:51:03 am
That's a pretty big little puppy Amy, such a cutie.  You are going to have your hands full for a while. 
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Post by: cookie1 on March 21, 2013, 12:59:32 pm
How old is he Amy?
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Post by: Mama Fergie on March 21, 2013, 01:06:08 pm
Awesome Amy and boxers are so much fun and so loving.  ;D
My kids grew up with boxers and DS 2 has 2. We adore them and love havi g them here.
Roxy must be wondering what's going on
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Post by: Amy :-) on March 21, 2013, 01:33:55 pm
I feel sorry for Roxy MF, the poor old girl just wants to sleep and Paddy just wants to play :-)) Hopefully she will accept him and stop growling at him.

Cookie, he's 10 weeks :D :D And he's amazingly obedient already! If you just stand still next to him, he will sit and wait for you to move or pat him or something :D And he sits if you point at him too. Its so cute! ;D

Judy, he's actually not very big at all. He's underweight and he can sit next to me comfortably on the seat of an armchair. The photos are quite close up so they make him look big ;)
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Post by: Cornish Cream on March 21, 2013, 06:53:23 pm
Hello Paddy ;D
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Post by: mcmich on March 21, 2013, 07:19:10 pm
Hello Paddy  :D :D

He's very cute Amy - Just love a puppy.
How did you come up with the name Paddy?
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Post by: Amy :-) on March 21, 2013, 10:55:47 pm
:D :D :D :D :D

I can't believe how cute he is Mich! I thought Clinker was the cutest little thing I would ever see, but Paddy is on very close par with him ;)
When mum and SD saw him, they said that Paddy was the first name that popped into their heads. We had been going to name him either Bruno or Frodo, but Paddy suits him so much better ;D And its such a cute name for a cute puppy :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Alexis on March 22, 2013, 12:51:07 am
We taught in Broome in 1976/77. Were you from Broome Alexis? We love the Kimberley. When we first went up we were told that it would get into our blood, and they were so right. Broome has certainly changed now.
I taught in Derby 1976/77!! I lived in Kununurra for about 12 years later on. Love the Kimberley.

Amy, your new baby is beautiful.
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Post by: Emme on March 22, 2013, 02:45:05 am
Hello Paddy   ;D

Marie
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Post by: chrissa on March 22, 2013, 02:50:20 am
Amy, Paddy is just gorgeous.  I want to pat him but my arms aren't long enough
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Post by: astarra on March 22, 2013, 04:18:10 am
Toilet paper ad came to mind - so cute, Amy!  :D
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Post by: Amy :-) on March 22, 2013, 06:06:39 am
Thanks girls :D :D :D LOL astarra ;D

Here's a photo of Paddy and Roxy, you can see the size difference now ;)
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Post by: Mama Fergie on March 22, 2013, 06:14:00 am
Adorable Amy?   ;D
Did he settle ok last night?
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Post by: mcmich on March 22, 2013, 06:27:03 am
How old is Roxy, Ames?
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Post by: Amy :-) on March 22, 2013, 06:40:52 am
Roxy is 11 Mich, she's an old grandma dog :D

MF, he settled in really well last night ;D ;D And he is so obedient, such a good puppy :D We just need to keep reminding him how to get outside to do his business. We've had a couple of accidents :P ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Mama Fergie on March 22, 2013, 06:45:25 am
Sounds like he is doing really well Amy.  :D
Accidents will happen as far as toilet is concerned as he is only a baby. He will soon get the hang of it and will learn to go outside.
He looks so much like Bruce and Lola except they both have white on their faces
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Post by: Amy :-) on March 22, 2013, 06:52:57 am
More photos just for you MF :D :D :D He already knows which bed is his ;D

We hoped Roxy would help toilet train him but she is taking a while to accept him. She is still snarling and snapping at him even though we are trying hard to give her lots of attention too :-\
He trys to play with her but she isn't sociable at all :P

If we lived closer it would be fun to let all our dogs meet each other :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Mama Fergie on March 22, 2013, 06:58:28 am
They would all  have a great time together Amy.  ;D
It will maybe take Roxy a little while to accept Paddy.
When we had our Cavaliers they didn't want to know when a new puppy came into the family. It took a few weeks and then they were all the best of friends. I used to feel sad for the puppy  :(
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Post by: Mama Fergie on March 22, 2013, 06:59:18 am
Forgot to say thanks for the photos  ;D ;D ;D
Gorgeous.......
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Post by: Amy :-) on March 22, 2013, 07:05:03 am
My pleasure MF, I have been carrying the camera around today just waiting for cute moments (of which there are lots!) ;D ;D

I understand what you mean about feeling sad for the puppy :( Dogs have emotions just like humans and you can tell what they're feeling by their expressions and body language. Paddy looks so disappointed when Roxy won't play and it makes me want to cry! :'(
I've heard that Cavaliers can be a bit moody and not very friendly. I still think they're beautiful dogs though :)
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Post by: mcmich on March 22, 2013, 07:09:35 am
What a cutie Amy.  :D

Did you remember Nikkit's rule? - put all shoes away  ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Mama Fergie on March 22, 2013, 07:10:32 am
Our cavaliers were very loving, friendly and playful Amy and great with kids. Amanda has the 2 remaining ones and they get on well with her kids and her 1 year old Maltese cross cavalier although they rejected him for a couple of weeks when he came into the family.
Roxy will come around in her own time and then they will have loads of fun together  :D
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Post by: Amy :-) on March 22, 2013, 07:42:01 am
Nice to know that not all dogs live up to the reputation of their breed MF :D
Hopefully Roxy won't take as long as two weeks... but I'm watching them now and my hopes are fading :P

Mich, its not really shoes we have to worry about.... its the carpet, the walls, the pot plants... :-))
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Post by: Mama Fergie on March 22, 2013, 08:24:27 am
Amy I have always know cavaliers to have a good temperament and to be a fun loving affectionate breed.
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Post by: Jamberie on March 22, 2013, 08:32:15 am
Oh gosh Amy, what a cutie pie!
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Post by: Aussie Brenda on March 22, 2013, 08:55:43 am
She is really cute Amy, all legs at the moment.
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Post by: judydawn on March 22, 2013, 08:59:31 am
Amy I have always know cavaliers to have a good temperament and to be a fun loving affectionate breed.

I have to agree with you on this one MF.
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Post by: Aussie Brenda on March 22, 2013, 09:00:08 am
My Rosie decided to vacate the couch and took over my chair along with her teddy.
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Post by: Mama Fergie on March 22, 2013, 09:11:10 am
Gorgeous Brenda  :)
Yes Judy I have never heard anything negative about cavaliers and glad you agree  :D
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Post by: cookie1 on March 22, 2013, 11:13:37 am
I'm not a dog lover but I do like Cavaliers.
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Post by: Mama Fergie on March 22, 2013, 11:32:44 am
We had 4 cavaliers cookie and they were delightful and an absolute joy. They were so good with all the little ones.
DD has the remaining 2 as she asked for 2 of them when she married as they were her dogs too. Its so sad to see them old and athritic  but they are still so affectionate with everyone  :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on March 22, 2013, 11:59:28 am
Amy I have always know cavaliers to have a good temperament and to be a fun loving affectionate breed.

I must have been talking to the wrong people then ???

Brenda, Rosie is such a sweetie :D :D
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Post by: judydawn on March 22, 2013, 12:49:57 pm
I hope you get your chair back Brenda.  Lovely girl is your Rosie.
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Post by: mcmich on March 22, 2013, 02:59:03 pm
Rosie is gorgeous Brenda. She certainly loves her teddy.  :)
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Post by: Alexis on March 23, 2013, 03:04:10 am
I took my cavalier to the vet so often I paid for his daughters' private school, but he used to say that cavaliers were the only dog he would put his face near and not worry.
Amy your puppy is just gorgeous.
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Post by: jakodai on March 23, 2013, 03:20:28 am
I don't think I've ever posted a photo of Jake, so here's some photo's I took last week-end. I went to a dog resort that has a lagoon for dogs to swim in, and agility equipment and all that fun stuff for dogs. Needless to say, he had a blast!

(http://i1224.photobucket.com/albums/ee380/amandatennent/67005_10151504677437071_1675345421_n.jpg)
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Post by: Mama Fergie on March 23, 2013, 03:25:49 am
Sounds like a great place for dogs Jakodai.

Jake is gorgeous  ;D
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Post by: mcmich on March 23, 2013, 03:27:03 am
Wow a resort for dogs  8) He's beautiful.
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Post by: Alexis on March 23, 2013, 03:27:28 am
Sounds like a great place for people! Jake looks very happy ;D
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Post by: judydawn on March 23, 2013, 04:03:33 am
Was that like a play date for dogs jackodai?  Never heard of them before but I bet the dogs love that place.  Jake is a lovely boy and a lucky one at that.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Aussie Brenda on March 23, 2013, 04:12:17 am
Jake is gorgeous, my DD has a red kelpie, Didg 'Didgeridoo'. she just loves the water will,swim for an hour then run after a ball for an hour, exhausting she would love Dog resort.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: jakodai on March 23, 2013, 04:25:16 am
It's a great place, it was a playdate! It was lot's of fun. Now that Jake lives in the city with me, I don't get to do as much with as I used to. He used to have quite the social life with obedience training, agility and he was also a therapy dog at a nursing home. He loves it in the city though - there's not many Border Collies around here, so people always stops for a pat.

He wasn't too fond of the water, he had a bit of a nudge, but once he was in he had fun. Jake's the same with a ball, Brenda - he will chase it until he collapses!
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Post by: Emme on March 23, 2013, 09:06:18 am
Great photos Amy, Brenda and Jakodia, thanks for sharing. 


Marie
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Post by: Cornish Cream on March 23, 2013, 09:22:22 am
Lovely photo of Jake jakodai.My neighbours has two Border Collies and they get on with Chance extremely well. :)
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Post by: Amy :-) on March 23, 2013, 10:21:48 am
Jake is lovely Jakodai, I love collies :D

You're all going to get sick of my photos soon... I just can't help myself ;D
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Post by: Katiej on March 23, 2013, 10:36:12 am
Great photo's of everyone's dogs  ;D

Hope life with the puppy is going well Amy.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: jakodai on March 23, 2013, 11:04:46 am
I could never get sick of dog photo's... Amy your puppy's feet are HUGE! He/she (?) is going to be very big. I LOVE big dogs. They're so cuddly. My parents have a long haired german shepherd, and I just love cuddles from him.
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Post by: Kimmyh on March 23, 2013, 11:14:23 am
Oh Amy. It's just like having a newborn baby. Lots and lots of photos.
Great photos girls.
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Post by: Amy :-) on March 23, 2013, 11:20:59 am
Thanks ladies :D :D

Jakodai, he is a he called Paddy ;D And you're right, he will be a very big dog! I think we'll regret having him on the armchairs with us now because he'll probably still want cuddles with us when he's older :-)) :D
I love big dogs too :-*
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Post by: jakodai on March 23, 2013, 01:10:34 pm
So true Kimmy, but Jake's nearly 9 now, and he's still like my newborn baby. Having said that, I'm constantly taking photo's of my 3 year old too, so I think it's just their fate! :-D

Amy, I wish Jake would spend more time on the couch or even my bed! He spends most of his time under my bed. If I do coax him on to my bed for a cuddle, it lasts a minute or two, and then off he gets. When I'm not home though, he sleeps on my bed. I know this because he pulls the doona back and sleeps on the sheets!! lol
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Post by: Amy :-) on March 23, 2013, 11:21:31 pm
LOL!! :D :D He's not a silly dog ;D
I wonder why he doesn't like cuddles? I bet you make the most of the ones you do get :) I had a dog a bit like that and he had been abused as a puppy so we think that was probably why :(
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: jakodai on March 24, 2013, 12:37:51 am
I think Jake was mistreated as a puppy, I got him when he was 3 months old, and he's always been very timid. At obedience training I had to be very careful about how loud my voice was when reprimanding him, even a little too loud and he would basically shut down. Mind you, he was great at obedience, so I didn't need reprimand all that much. He's always been great at knowing what I want from him. Except for cuddles! lol. What's horrible is how scared he is of brooms - I remember the first time I got a broom out after I got him, and I've never seen anything like it in my life! He RAN to the other end of the house and hid under the bed. He's not fond of the vacuum cleaner either, but I think that has more to do with the noise it makes.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Mama Fergie on March 24, 2013, 12:42:58 am
It's a horrible thought thinking how anyone could mistreat a helpless little puppy.
Just look at all those hideous puppy mills that mistreat thousands on a daily basis.
Jake is lucky to have found a loving home even if he doesn't like cuddles  ;)
We are all so lucky to have the unconditional love from our dogs. They give us so much  :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on March 24, 2013, 01:06:14 am
I agree with you MF, dogs are so loyal and loving and I don't understand how anyone could ever want to hurt them :(

I'm glad Jake is with you now jakodai as it does sound very much like he was abused as a young pup :( Our kelpie, Murphy, was the same with brooms. He also hated umbrellas, walking sticks, rolled up newspapers, plastic bags and men. Oh, and cigarettes :(
But he was also very obedient for us and like your Jake, he would just seem to know what we wanted him to do :)
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Post by: Frozzie on March 24, 2013, 01:11:16 am
Horrible how anyone can mistreat a dog or any animal for that matter.. Makes you wonder why ppl like that get animals in the first place
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Post by: Jadey on March 24, 2013, 11:16:39 am
Amy, he's such a cutey!

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Post by: Amy :-) on March 24, 2013, 11:20:56 am
Thanks Jadey ;D

He's not so cute when he's chewing the curtains...or pulling out pot plants...or trying to dig a hole in the fly screen door...or chewing the carpet...or dragging our jackets off the backs of chairs...

But he's still very cute ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Jadey on March 24, 2013, 12:36:52 pm
High energy dogs need lots of exercise - do you have a local dog park you can take him to, to burn off some energy?

We've just got through the chewing stage with Fonzie and it has taken a lot of work, constant attention and redirection. All I said to hubby was, if he chews it, it's your fault so you can't get mad at him, keep it out of his reach.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on March 24, 2013, 10:57:16 pm
Actually Jadey, we can't exercise Paddy much at all. We can't even take him for walks. He wasn't being fed properly at his previous home so he's underweight and one of his legs hasn't been developing properly. I don't know if you can tell in any of the photos, but his front left leg is slightly bowed. We need to feed him up and get some good nutrition into him so that he is stronger before we can exercise him too much.

Have you posted any photos of Fonzie? I'd love to see him ;D ;D
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Post by: Alexis on March 25, 2013, 12:46:36 am
What a lucky dog that he found you Amy. I know he'll never go hungry!!
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Post by: Amy :-) on March 25, 2013, 01:07:51 am
Thanks Alexis ;D We're very glad we found him too :D :D

I can hear him chewing pot plants!! :-)) :-)) :P
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Halex on March 25, 2013, 01:23:47 am
Love the doggys :)

We had a big boy, 60kgs  of him, no more dogs, too sad.

2 cats who prefer to live elsewhere ???
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Jadey on March 25, 2013, 01:47:49 am
Poor bubby :(

No I haven't yet - a couple from when he was a baby puppy and most recently. Fonzie is a Guide Dog puppy that we are raising for 12ish months. He's 8 months old now.

(http://sphotos-h.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/199537_10152120530230416_2114639580_n.jpg)

(http://sphotos-b.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/206233_10152132771980416_1828042090_n.jpg)

(http://sphotos-h.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/525433_10151526715165953_56247600_n.jpg)

Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Halex on March 25, 2013, 02:00:05 am
Oh Jady, he is  just gorgeous. How are you going to  part with him?
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Post by: Mama Fergie on March 25, 2013, 02:18:49 am
What a gorgeous dog Jadey.  :)

The parting will be heartbreaking  :(
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Post by: Cuilidh on March 25, 2013, 02:52:59 am
I would love to do what you are doing, Jadey, but I couldn't bear to part with the pup after the 12 months was up.  That would be so very hard!
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Post by: Amy :-) on March 25, 2013, 03:11:36 am
OMG :o :o :o

Jadey, he is absolutely beautiful :-* :-* I could never part with a puppy like that!!!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on March 25, 2013, 03:19:19 am
He is beautiful Jadey!  :-*
I think you are doing a great service too, by looking after him for 12mths  :)
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Post by: mcmich on March 25, 2013, 05:22:52 am
He is a beautiful boy Jadey. It must be very rewarding to raise a dog that is going to assist someone that is vision  impaired.

Have you done this before and what happens to the dogs that for instance can't read traffic lights or pee on lamp posts etc?
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Halex on March 25, 2013, 06:30:57 am
My friend was a puupy walker, they had a female, she failed some of the tests, but was a beautiful dog so they used her to breed :)

My dh said today is the anniversary of big boys adventure to the great beach in the sky.

 :)
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Post by: Cornish Cream on March 25, 2013, 08:37:37 am
Beautiful Labrador puppy Jadey :)
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Post by: cookie1 on March 25, 2013, 08:39:58 am
Jadey he is a sweetie. I saw a puppy in training the other day. He must have been very new as he was into everything. Lovely animal though.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Kimmyh on March 25, 2013, 09:08:23 am
Jadey what gorgeous photos and such a good looking puppy. Live what you are doing. DH and u discussed doing this the other night as our dog is sadly on his last legs. I sooo want to do it but he said no way. Good on you jadey, very rewarding job :)
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Post by: Aussie Brenda on March 25, 2013, 10:28:28 am
Jadey, magic photo's,  he is gorgeous.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Jadey on March 25, 2013, 01:30:18 pm
Thanks all - Fonzie is our first guide dog so it's going to be very hard to give him back. Something I thought I'd never be able to do.

We ended up as puppy raisers after I lost Storm last year. She was a beautiful rottweiler and she got cancer. I did everything we could for her but it's didn't stop it going to her spine and we had to have her PTS. I am still shattered (and crying now)

I figure, that when Fonzie goes, he's going to go off and do something great for someone. He's not dead. He's going to make someone's life so much better. I'm sure there's going to be tears when he goes, lots and lots and lots of them. But I'll be able to recover from it knowing he's ok.

It's so rewarding - he's so much fun and such a big part of our lives.

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Post by: Frozzie on March 25, 2013, 06:54:14 pm
He is gorgeous.. Love labs and miss our two but know they are happy in france with friends in their new homes.. Such a lovely thing your doing.. :)
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Post by: *suzanne* on March 25, 2013, 11:15:52 pm
he's beautiful jadey and what a wonderful thing your doing xxx
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Post by: goldfish on March 26, 2013, 12:44:44 am
Jadey - such a gorgeous dog!  You're very brave - I would find the parting way too hard after 12 months!
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Post by: Alexis on March 27, 2013, 02:05:59 am
I WANT Fonzie!!! He is just so gorgeous.
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Post by: Cuilidh on March 27, 2013, 04:42:27 am
I once followed a lab (guide dog) puppy down the road with his trainer and was totally amazed and impressed that the puppy actually walked straight past the butcher's shop without even stopping or slowing down - training a labrador to walk past a food source must take a lot of time!  ;D

I do take my hat off to you Jadey, you are doing a wonderful thing - good luck to you and your puppy.
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Post by: Jadey on April 01, 2013, 02:34:40 pm
Alexis - they are always looking for puppy raisers  ;)
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Post by: Alexis on April 02, 2013, 10:07:33 am
I don't think my Sox would be too happy! He's 17 and a bit grumpy. When I was a little girl my family looked after a guide dog puppy, but he failed. Probably not a good idea for me.
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Post by: obbie on April 06, 2013, 11:37:56 pm
Jadey he is so cute
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Post by: mcmich on April 15, 2013, 02:49:18 am
On the weekend, I had the heart breaking task of having Harry put to sleep. I miss him so much.
He was great companion and I was privileged to have him for nearly 10 years. Such a loss.  :'(
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Post by: EmeraldSue on April 15, 2013, 03:22:57 am
So sorry to hear that.  He willbe sadly missed
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Post by: goldfish on April 15, 2013, 03:35:45 am
On the weekend, I had the heart breaking task of having Harry put to sleep. I miss him so much.
He was great companion and I was privileged to have him for nearly 10 years. Such a loss.  :'(

Oh Mich.... I'm so sorry to hear this.... I know how heartbreaking this is.... :(
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Post by: astarra on April 15, 2013, 03:44:04 am
So sorry to hear Mich. Sending hugs.  :-*
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Post by: dede on April 15, 2013, 04:11:11 am
Sorry to hear Michelle. :(. Hugs
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Post by: judydawn on April 15, 2013, 05:10:50 am
Sorry to hear this news Michele, my heart goes out to you xx
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: johnro on April 15, 2013, 05:19:07 am
Michele I can understand how you must be feeling - love to your family xx
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: cookie1 on April 15, 2013, 05:35:58 am
Oh Michele you poor thing. You must miss him so much. It is a very hard decision to make. Hugs for you.
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Post by: *suzanne* on April 15, 2013, 05:36:57 am
love and hugs Michele so sad xxx
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Mama Fergie on April 15, 2013, 05:50:23 am
Michele my heart goes out to you.
Such a difficult decision to make. Lots of big hugs  :(
You will miss him so much x
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on April 15, 2013, 06:09:13 am
Thank you all so much for your kind words. Our pets are just such big part of our families.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Mama Fergie on April 15, 2013, 06:12:28 am
They are Michele and you will never forget Harry.
Try to just think of all the good times you shared and the unconditional love he gave you.
He is at peace now  :(
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Alexis on April 15, 2013, 08:27:36 am
Harry was lucky to have someone who cared enough to take the hard path.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on April 15, 2013, 08:56:25 am
Again, thank you. I got Harry after my late husband passed away and he was always a joy. Had a few issues accepting now DH but they became friends. Sort of chuckle at the tentative first meeting. Harry was my boy.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: cookie1 on April 15, 2013, 09:10:48 am
More hugs. Harry sounds wonderful.
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Post by: Cornish Cream on April 15, 2013, 09:30:48 am
Oh Michele what sad news about Harry.Big hug from me too :-* :-*
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on April 15, 2013, 09:36:14 am
So sorry to read the sad news of Harry passing.  They are such a big part of our lives and I understand how you are feeling.  Missie is there to Welcome Harry  Big hug  :-* :-*

Marie
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on April 15, 2013, 09:57:54 am
Thank you Marie. Harry is there with all our very loved thermomix family pets.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Katiej on April 15, 2013, 11:05:33 am
I'm so sorry to hear the news about Harry.  So heartbreaking for you and your family.  Pets are such wonderful companions and I know how much Harry will be missed.  Big hug and take care xx
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Kimmyh on April 15, 2013, 11:09:13 am
Condolences and hugs on the loss of Harry Michele xox
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on April 15, 2013, 11:36:43 am
What a sad time for you Mich, I'm so sorry for your loss :( xxxx
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: kt2 on April 15, 2013, 12:32:21 pm
So sorry to read your post about Harry, Mich  :'(
Sending much love and hugs your way xx
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: snappy on April 16, 2013, 07:22:10 am
Mich I am so sorry to hear about Harry Hound, it was evident how much you loved his company every time you spoke about him.  😥

We finally adopted a dog into our family - a beautiful black former racing greyhound named Pepper. She has settled in beautifully and is a much loved part of our family now.  She is so wonderful with the kids.

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Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on April 16, 2013, 08:28:37 am
Pepper looks very content :). What a lovely looking dog :)


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Billy is now 6 months old and loves her (actually mine) corn :)

Just recently she has started laughing, when I laugh she laughs which makes me laugh, then makes her laugh again. Very cute :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on April 16, 2013, 08:32:34 am
What a lovely thing to do Snappy. Pepper is gorgeous.

What a cheeky fellow Billy is dede. Wonderful colours too.  :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on April 16, 2013, 08:32:45 am
I also recently got a breeding pair of Green cheek conures named Gonzo and Camilla

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And a pair of Sun conures yet to be named

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/04/16/gu8usyqe.jpg)

Yes I'm the crazy bird lady :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on April 16, 2013, 09:17:27 am
Pepper looks very sweet snappy ;D
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Post by: Katiej on April 16, 2013, 09:21:46 am
Billy is so cute Dede.

Wonderful news Snappy! Pepper looks like a lovely dog. Greyhounds have the best temperament and ex-racing adopted greyhounds make great pets (I know, as we have one!). Enjoy the addition to your family.
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Post by: cookie1 on April 16, 2013, 10:28:58 am
Pepper is cute.

Dede the birds are beautiful.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Kimmyh on April 16, 2013, 11:07:44 am
Pepper is gorgeous snappy. I think adopting a retired racing greyhound is a fantastic idea. I think that's what we will do too when the time comes.

Love your birds crazy bird lady!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: snappy on April 16, 2013, 12:10:33 pm
Thanks everyone.  Pepper is perfect for us - house trained, walks beautifully on the lead, does not approach the kids when they are eating and most importantly adores the boys.  We are so lucky to get such a wonderful and easy dog.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on April 16, 2013, 12:21:45 pm
Pepper is just like Katie's dog (only a different colour) - always sleeping and looking so comfortable  :D

Lovely birds Mandi, I'm a bird lover.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Droverjess on April 16, 2013, 07:39:19 pm
Sorry to read this McMich, how sad. We are still sad we lost our animals due to loss of job and home. We think we're ok then something triggers the loss all over again.
Will you consider another?

Lovely birds!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on April 17, 2013, 12:39:44 am
Gorgeous birds Mandi ;D

Pepper is lovely Snappy, she looks very comfortable in that photo :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on April 17, 2013, 08:50:18 am
Not a very good day today. My husbands dog fell off the back of his work ute on his way to work and shattered her leg :(.
Looks like she may need it amputated, and as she will no longer be any good as a sheep dog we may need to have her put down :(.
Although the breeder had put her hand up to take her back (and pay for medical costs) and use her as a breeder as she's a pure breed stud kelpie.
Will find out more when DH comes home.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on April 17, 2013, 08:52:24 am
Oh no.  :o :o The poor dog and your poor DH  :'(
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Alexis on April 17, 2013, 08:54:39 am
Terrible story. What a shame. Would the breeder look after her and give her love - or just use her to make money?
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on April 17, 2013, 08:56:50 am
Was even worse as DH didn't even know she fell off until he got to work and she was missing. Lots of phone calls later and someone had taken her to the local Vet who then contacted DH.
She's only 10 months old and was coming along so well.
We don't know how she fell off as DH always chains his dogs on the back. She still had her collar on, so we can only guess that the clip came undone somehow as she is a very active dog and bounces around quiet abit.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on April 17, 2013, 08:59:06 am
Terrible story. What a shame. Would the breeder look after her and give her love - or just use her to make money?

The breeder is very particular with her dogs, and I don't think she will make much money for awhile as the operation is going to cost around $1500 plus ongoing expenses.
We have no issue with the Breeder taking her. We just need to make the best decision for the dog now. No good if she's going to suffer. :(
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: cookie1 on April 17, 2013, 10:55:55 am
The poor dog.  :'(
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on April 17, 2013, 11:13:29 am
What a shame Mandi, poor girl bet she is traumatised.  Would it be hard for her to get around being pregnant with only 3 legs?
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on April 17, 2013, 11:33:16 am
I read your post of FB Mandi, I'm so sad for you :'( The poor thing. Maybe because she is still young it will be easier for her to adapt to walking on three legs? I've seen a few three-legged dogs around.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Kimmyh on April 17, 2013, 11:33:38 am
Oh Mandi that is sad. Wishing you all the best with your decision.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on April 17, 2013, 12:05:16 pm
What a terrible injury for your puppy Dede.You are such a animal lover that you will make the right decision.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on April 17, 2013, 09:43:43 pm
 Poor little mite. Hope everything works out for the best.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: goldfish on April 17, 2013, 10:01:01 pm
dede - was so sorry to read about your poor dog.  All the best wishes for making the very best decision for her - as I know you will.  Please let us know how she is . . .
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on April 18, 2013, 05:10:42 am
Dede so sorry to hear about your puppy.  All the best

Marie
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on April 18, 2013, 05:12:30 am
Snappy, so glad things work out so well with Pepper.  A beautiful dog


Marie
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on April 18, 2013, 06:24:26 am
Well the news was not good, DHs dog has been put to sleep, the injury was so bad that treatment would of cost well over $2500 and she would never be able to run around ever again :(.
A hard decision but I think the best decision for her. :(
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Alexis on April 18, 2013, 06:25:46 am
Too, too sad, but I think you were wise. :'(
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on April 18, 2013, 06:27:58 am
Very sad dede  :'( The doggy's best interest is the wisest decision.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on April 18, 2013, 06:36:43 am
That is so sad Dede  :(  a hard but wise decision.

Marie
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: cookie1 on April 18, 2013, 07:41:27 am
 :'( :'( :'(
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: goldfish on April 18, 2013, 07:42:40 am
very sad news, dede . . .thanks for letting us know . .
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on April 18, 2013, 08:06:52 am
What sad news Dede :'( :'(
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Post by: Kimmyh on April 18, 2013, 01:54:36 pm
Sad news Mandi.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on April 18, 2013, 02:26:01 pm
We have to do the best for our pets and this was the right decision Mandi, such a shame though.
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Post by: Cuilidh on April 18, 2013, 08:24:57 pm
So sad, but you know in your heart of hearts that it was the best for your puppy. :'(
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: astarra on April 19, 2013, 12:14:05 am
Hugs Mandi and DH.  :'( :'(
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on April 19, 2013, 02:35:03 am
I went and picked up Trixy from the vets yesterday, she is now buried along side
Dozer the cat (died of old age),
Molly (DHs kelpie who was ran over :( ),
Cookie my cockatiel,
Megan my Brittany spaniel (died of old age)
A moth that DS found dead and decided to bury :)
And a new born pup who was still born.

We are running out of room under the old wattle tree.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: kt2 on April 19, 2013, 02:59:33 am
Big hugs to you Mandi and DH  :'(
Title: Re: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: goldfish on April 19, 2013, 07:55:48 am
Have some new residents who just moved in today... And I mean "in".. as they need to be kept indoors for quite a while yet. Love the way they all go to sleep on top of each other...! Fingers crossed that there are no or just one or two males!! They were hatched at a preschool about 1.5 weeks ago in one of those programs where the children can observe the hatching in a special incubator.

My only concern is that they haven't been vaccinated. They're in a pretty protected environment here... But if anyone has any experience/advice along these lines I'd certainly appreciate it..:)

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Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on April 19, 2013, 09:17:52 am
You have your hands full there GF. :).
They pretty easy to care for though, clean water fresh food and clean bedding. Also if you can give them some time outside on grass they love picking and scratching. :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: goldfish on April 19, 2013, 09:22:28 am
Yes dede ... They'll be fine ..I hope!! ... There are 6 of them. If all or even some turn out to be hens it'll be time for another hen house :) till then they'll be living in the lap of luxury lol
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: stef on April 19, 2013, 07:20:42 pm
Hey guys, sorry i was away for so long...  I have been busy starting up the first BNI network group in belgium. I just wanted to share some pictures of our prince, Luka Prankster of Tiroca ...  his pics as a puppy were the first ever published in this thread, in august 2012.. Just as a reminder.. Here is two pics... One when he came to live with us, and one age10 months(minus one day lol)...  He really is turning in to a beautiful dog, i think, and a giant also..  Not fully grown he already weighs over 43 kilo and he is about 3 inches taller then most golden retrievers i saw the last few months..  He is gentle, cudly and very very patient.  Have to love him!
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/04/20/e3adedev.jpg)(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/04/20/my4yqe2u.jpg)(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/04/20/umeba7an.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on April 19, 2013, 08:00:24 pm
Luka has grown into a beautiful dog Stef :)
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Post by: mcmich on April 19, 2013, 08:42:04 pm
Cute babies GF.  :D

Luka certainly has grown into a handsome fellow.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on April 19, 2013, 11:23:13 pm
They are so cute GF   ;D

Marie
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on April 19, 2013, 11:29:41 pm
Stef, Luka is beautiful. Thanks for the wonderful photos

Marie.
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Post by: Alexis on April 20, 2013, 04:34:57 am
What a gorgeous boy.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: cookie1 on April 20, 2013, 07:55:48 am
GF we used to hatch chickens in class. We always found it hard to find homes for the babies. I loved them as chickens though.

Luka is very handsome. Lovely colouring.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on April 23, 2013, 11:37:58 am
I just have to post this photo. I love it :D
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Post by: Kimmyh on April 23, 2013, 12:25:19 pm
Me too :D Too cute Amy.
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Post by: judydawn on April 23, 2013, 01:25:09 pm
Not talking to each other Amy?
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Post by: Amy :-) on April 23, 2013, 01:37:04 pm
LOL Judy ;D ;D ;D
This was actually a rare moment of companionship between them :-*
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: meganjane on April 23, 2013, 02:27:17 pm
Mandy, Ive only just caught up in this thread. So sorry to hear that your DH's sheep dog had to be put down.

Our sheep dog, Rambo has been through the wars and we've spent around $8K on him!! Can't believe that when we actually add it up.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Frozzie on April 23, 2013, 10:45:53 pm
Michelle sorry to hear of your doggy loss .. So sad
And mandi how terrible and after the fate of the last dog.. Dh ute sounds a bit dangerous.. I guess just one of those things.. Hoping the next sheep dog is meant to be xx
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on April 24, 2013, 06:00:05 am
Thankyou Kim.  :'(

That is a very cute moment Amy.  :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Alexis on April 24, 2013, 07:38:34 am
Beautiful, shiny coats, Amy. They look much loved.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Jadey on April 25, 2013, 11:17:37 am
They are so cute Amy.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Greyhoundmum on April 25, 2013, 12:21:35 pm
A beautiful border collie pup chased my two dogs as i went for a walk with them and she followed us home, she had no collar or tag and it was a near a busy road.  My DD then went round the streets with the dog until she found the house where the owner lives. The girl who answered the door told my DD that her house mate who owns the dog lets her play outside and they have already seen her alost  being hit by a car, they didnt even know or care that the dog was missing! it upset my DD as she assumed that such a beautiful puppy would be loved and cared for!!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cuilidh on April 25, 2013, 08:59:22 pm
Some people just should not own animals, and it sounds like it is desperately looking for a new, better and more loving home.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: goldfish on April 25, 2013, 10:40:54 pm
It almost makes you want to knock on their door with an offer to buy the puppy!! That's a very sad story... Lets hope the owner wakes up and gets a better understanding of the love and care the dog needs..
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: johnro on April 29, 2013, 11:43:53 am
(https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-Dn-vyiLwEoA/UX5NnccaSVI/AAAAAAAAKbA/VXeDMgW3Vnw/s912/Our%2520qualer%2520parrot%2520-%2520Daks.jpg)

...being home from work has a great advantage, Daks - our quaker parrot who was introduced to the forum mid Feb. - follows me about like a puppy including thinking that he knows how to participate in forum activities - he is besotted by the computer. He is beginning to talk but most is gabbling xx
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on April 29, 2013, 11:47:45 am
johnro, Daks is beautiful, thanks for the photos

Marie
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: cookie1 on April 29, 2013, 11:58:10 am
Daks is adorable.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Kimmyh on April 29, 2013, 12:59:00 pm
Daks is sooo handsome.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Jamberie on April 29, 2013, 01:06:27 pm
Daks is so beautiful! He looks like a very proud boy!
Our cockatiel loves 'typing' (aka walking on keyboard & pecking at keys whilst I am trying to type) whenever he can too :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on April 29, 2013, 02:18:55 pm
I love Daks as well, he is just so cute Robyn.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Alexis on April 29, 2013, 02:28:44 pm
What a handsome boy. He sounds like great company.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on April 29, 2013, 07:45:15 pm
What a gorgeous boy.  :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on April 30, 2013, 12:26:56 am
He's beautiful Robyn :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Jadey on May 01, 2013, 03:58:30 pm
He's so cute! Are they good talkers typically ??
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: johnro on May 02, 2013, 03:36:26 pm
Apparently so - these clips (http://www.quakerparrotshandraised.com.au/) on the breeders page (scroll down page)  are certainly testament to their ability to talk, but I had never even heard of them before the surprise arrival organised by DD and DH (http://www.sherv.net/cm/emoticons/birds/pet-parrot-smiley-emoticon.gif) (http://www.sherv.net/emoticons.html)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Jadey on May 04, 2013, 12:00:36 pm
Wow there ya go! We have a Rainbow Lorikeet but she only says about 10 words.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on May 05, 2013, 10:49:35 am
The Trio  ;D
(http://i950.photobucket.com/albums/ad348/Cornish_cream/6c0cda2398989ef481719418c17383b1.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on May 05, 2013, 10:53:10 am
That's a wonderful photo CC, thanks so much for posting it.  Bet Chance is in 7th heaven having friends to play with.  How would you like the 3 of them full time  :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on May 05, 2013, 10:58:30 am
Thanks Judy.DH took it this morning and I too thought it a very good picture.I don't think I could manage three dogs,you would need eyes in the back of your head :D :D :D :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Katiej on May 05, 2013, 11:05:23 am
What a great photo CC  :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Kimmyh on May 05, 2013, 11:08:34 am
Great photo CC. It's like they were posing for it.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on May 05, 2013, 11:11:04 am
Perfect photo CC, absolutely beautiful :D I would frame that and hang it on a wall with pride ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on May 05, 2013, 11:34:08 am
Thanks girls.They are very well trained dogs so you give them a command and they do it. ;) ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on May 05, 2013, 11:38:38 am
That must be nice CC :P :-))
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on May 05, 2013, 11:40:43 am
That command was ' sit' obviously  CC :D

Don't know what your command was Amy - looks like you have your hands full there although puppy stage is hard for everyone to go through I guess. Still cute though even though it is naughty  ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on May 05, 2013, 11:43:36 am
That must be nice CC :P :-))
" It wasn't me "  :D :D :D :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on May 05, 2013, 12:19:27 pm
 ;D ;D ;D

Don't know what your command was Amy - looks like you have your hands full there although puppy stage is hard for everyone to go through I guess. Still cute though even though it is naughty  ;D

Hence why I was busy taking photos :-)) :-)) :-)) ;D
My command went something along the lines of... "Stop! No! Naughty boy! Don't do that! Grrr! You little b******!" ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on May 05, 2013, 03:43:26 pm
LOL, wait until you have kids Amy.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cuilidh on May 05, 2013, 09:07:10 pm
CC - are you packing Chance in your suitcase and bringing him over here when you come?  We'd love the opportunity to spoil him rotten.

Amy - looks like you will have to work on your training technique - great photos, though!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on May 05, 2013, 09:11:51 pm
CC - are you packing Chance in your suitcase and bringing him over here when you come?  We'd love the opportunity to spoil him rotten.
I'm afraid not Marina. :D :D :D :D :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on May 05, 2013, 09:20:59 pm
CC  a very special photo, thank you for posting.   ;D  Chance would have had a great time with his playmates  ;D

Marie
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on May 05, 2013, 09:24:57 pm
Glad you liked it Marie ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on May 05, 2013, 09:55:57 pm
They are gorgeous dogs CC, thanks for posting the photo. obviously very well trained.  :D

Oh dear Amy - probably just wanting to catch up on the news and do a little gardening.  :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on May 05, 2013, 10:01:51 pm
Amy, it would appear you have a lot of work ahead of you.  :D ;D.  I remember those times well.  LOL


Marie
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Post by: *suzanne* on May 06, 2013, 01:55:49 am
beautiful dogs cc ;D

Amy I had to giggle :D:D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Amy :-) on May 06, 2013, 03:42:00 am
 ;D ;D ;D ;D

Marie, it's absolutely worth it though, isn't it? :D

Mich, he does actually pull weeds out, but he pulls out plants too :-)) ;D

Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on May 06, 2013, 04:07:04 am
Yes Amy, definitely worth it, although I sometimes wonder when I look at one of the legs of my dining table  showing teeth marks.  :D :D

Marie
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on May 06, 2013, 09:06:58 am
Thanks for the compliments Michele and Suzanne.We're extremely lucky to have Chance in our life :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on May 06, 2013, 01:11:44 pm
Thanks for the compliments Michele and Suzanne.We're extremely lucky to have Chance in our life :)

Spaniels are beautiful companions and when well trained are brilliant.  :)

Harry was easy to train as he would do anything for food  :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Jadey on May 06, 2013, 05:26:54 pm
CC they are so cute! And such a great photo too.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on May 06, 2013, 05:52:50 pm
Thanks Jadey,they are very cute :D
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Post by: obbie on May 06, 2013, 09:38:13 pm
puppies are cute, Amy
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Andrealphus on May 06, 2013, 11:42:38 pm
I'm not sorry... it's not my bad, it's his bad!!!!

Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Andrealphus on May 06, 2013, 11:43:38 pm
AKA "Pet-shaming". Trust me, he deserves it and that is the least of his sins!!!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: meganjane on May 07, 2013, 12:13:43 am
Haha! Love it! I follow Dog Shaming on Facebook.  Some of them are hilarious! Such as "I bring my Mom's knickers from the dirty laundry basket out to the dining room when they have guests"
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Andrealphus on May 07, 2013, 12:19:24 am
Oooh, will have to look that one up!!! :D
Title: Re: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: *suzanne* on May 07, 2013, 12:22:27 am
thought I'd share a photo of our Moe this is a photo of him after opening his birthday present  he's just turned 13
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Post by: mcmich on May 07, 2013, 12:25:25 am
He's gorgeous Suzanne. He looks like he loves his present.  :D
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Post by: goldfish on May 07, 2013, 12:51:58 am
Awww . . happy birthday, Moe!!

(http://dl.glitter-graphics.net/pub/2869/2869231wptb68cnha.gif) (http://www.glitter-graphics.com)
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Post by: Amy :-) on May 07, 2013, 03:36:11 am
Moe is such a cutie Suzanne!!! :D
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Post by: cookie1 on May 07, 2013, 08:32:56 am
Suzanne what a cutie, he seems to be enjoying the attention.

CC your photo  was beautiful. They look as though they are posing.
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Post by: Cornish Cream on May 07, 2013, 10:15:32 am
Moe you look very cute on your birthday.Fantastic age for a dog Suzanne. :)
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Post by: *suzanne* on May 07, 2013, 10:18:30 am
Thanks ladies he's living the good life ;D
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Post by: Kimmyh on May 07, 2013, 01:20:01 pm
Happy birthday moe.
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Post by: Katiej on May 12, 2013, 08:22:55 am
It's been a very sad week for us as on Wednesday we had to say goodbye to our darling adopted greyhound, Missie. 

Unfortunately at 12 & 1/2 years old her arthritic legs couldn't carry her anymore and we had to make the awful decision to let her go.  Both my DH and I, along with our other little dog miss her terribly.
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Post by: cookie1 on May 12, 2013, 08:36:55 am
Katie that is so sad. Hugs to the three of you.
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Post by: Cornish Cream on May 12, 2013, 09:13:29 am
So sorry to hear your sad news Katie.Big hugs :-* :-* :-* Animals become such a part of our life that we miss them terribly when they are no longer with us.
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Post by: judydawn on May 12, 2013, 09:23:03 am
I had the pleasure of seeing Missie many times (I called her Big Dog) and she was the most gorgeous girl - the house now seems so empty without her and with Little Dog roaming around on her own.  Draw comfort from the fact that you did the best you could do for her at all times Katie & Richard and that she had such a happy life with you.  RIP Big Dog
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Post by: Emme on May 12, 2013, 09:25:57 am
Beautiful photo of Moe, Suzanne such a cutie  ;D

Marie
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Post by: Emme on May 12, 2013, 09:28:44 am
Sorry to hear about Missie Katie, they leave such a big gap in our lives when they have to leave us.  I am sure Missie was glad to have found such a loving and caring home.  Bigs hugs  :-* :-*

Marie
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Post by: Amy :-) on May 12, 2013, 09:32:57 am
Big hugs Katie. My heart aches for you :'( :'( :'(
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Post by: snappy on May 12, 2013, 09:59:35 am
Katie I am so sorry to hear about missie. Greyhounds are such graceful dogs and she was blessed to have had such a loving home.
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Post by: Kimmyh on May 12, 2013, 11:27:25 am
Hugs Katie. So sorry about missie. We did the same with our max almost two weeks ago. It's a tough but fair thing to do. The sadness will pass, but the memories will stay forever  xox
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Post by: mcmich on May 12, 2013, 11:35:23 am
My heart goes out to you Katie  :'(  so many of us have suffered the loss of our beloved pets recently.

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Post by: Jamberie on May 12, 2013, 11:36:07 am
Oh no Katie. Thinking of you, such a tough thing to do, but the right thing.
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Post by: goldfish on May 12, 2013, 12:30:53 pm
Katie.. I'm so sad to hear your news. I know from experience what a huge void that loss leaves. I'm so sorry. :'(
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Post by: Katiej on May 12, 2013, 12:38:24 pm
Thanks everyone. Pets are such a big part of the family and its heart breaking when they go.
Michelle is right, too many of us have experienced this lately.
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Post by: Greyhoundmum on May 12, 2013, 02:17:38 pm
Hi Katie so sorry to hear that Missy is no longer with you :(
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Post by: Amy :-) on May 18, 2013, 07:26:02 am
I just have to post this photo of Paddy. I found him like this and it was too good not to take a photo ;D
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Post by: snappy on May 18, 2013, 07:54:44 am
Too cute!😄
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Post by: goldfish on May 18, 2013, 08:15:13 am
He's just gorgeous, Amy!!  TV does that to me, too!!! (but I usually can't find the remote when I wake up!!  :-)) ;D)
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Post by: Amy :-) on May 18, 2013, 08:45:52 am
Lol GF!! ;D We've lost the remote a few times and found it in....  :-)) Paddy's bed!! ;D
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Post by: goldfish on May 18, 2013, 08:49:58 am
 ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D (At least you know where to look for it!!)
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Post by: Amy :-) on May 18, 2013, 08:55:18 am
Good point GF, we just have to hope that the buttons are all still in tact each time we go looking for it :-))
If SD would put it up higher then we wouldn't have to worry ;)
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Post by: Jadey on May 18, 2013, 01:38:17 pm
Oh Katie I am so sorry to hear about Missie. Sending my love xxx
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Post by: mcmich on May 20, 2013, 09:35:10 am
Went to visit friends today. Her and DH hand raise several breeds of birds. Fell in love with this dear little quarian.
He is 10 weeks old and very tame.

Introducing Freckles - you can't see from the very bad photos that he has a speckles on his face
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Post by: Amy :-) on May 20, 2013, 09:37:58 am
Oh Mich, he is beautiful :D :D :D
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Post by: judydawn on May 20, 2013, 09:39:01 am
Our bird owners are increasing Michele - these birds are so easy to fall in love with and this gorgeous little fellow will bring you many happy years of entertainment.
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Post by: Mama Fergie on May 20, 2013, 09:39:48 am
Gorgeous Michele  :D

And Paddy too Amy  ;D
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Post by: Cornish Cream on May 20, 2013, 09:50:16 am
He's very cute Michele ;D
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Post by: mcmich on May 20, 2013, 09:59:11 am
Thanks everyone. He is very placid, hopefully will get some better photos.  :D

I just didn't have the where with all to get another dog - maybe later.
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Post by: Emme on May 20, 2013, 10:11:31 am
Freckles is lovely Mcmich and I am sure will bring you a lot of enjoyment for many years.



Marie
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Post by: Kimmyh on May 20, 2013, 10:45:35 am
Freckles has speckles!! He is lovely Michele.
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Post by: Katiej on May 20, 2013, 10:51:17 am
Freckles is so cute Michelle.
What a lovely addition to your family  ;D
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Post by: *suzanne* on May 20, 2013, 11:28:59 am
Michele freckles is very cute, can he talk?
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Post by: cookie1 on May 20, 2013, 11:59:13 am
Mich he is so gorgeous. Ollie looked like that when we got him but he grew out of his speckles. Hopefully Freckles won't.

DD sent us a video of Ollie the other day. It made me miss him.

I am sure Freckles will be truly wonderful.
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Post by: mcmich on May 21, 2013, 07:09:04 am
Michele freckles is very cute, can he talk?

He can't talk yet Suzanne but we are working on it.

I bet Ollie misses you too Cookie.
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Post by: EmeraldSue on May 21, 2013, 11:10:07 am
Our big grey cat has decided to pack himself for school camp
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Post by: Kimmyh on May 21, 2013, 11:14:23 am
Aww that's cute ES.
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Post by: judydawn on May 21, 2013, 11:28:41 am
Animals know what suitcases and bags are for ES, they think they are in with a chance if they sit on it  ;D
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Post by: obbie on May 22, 2013, 03:41:52 am
Love your cat ES
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Post by: mcmich on May 22, 2013, 04:13:45 am
Making sure he doesn't get left behind.  :D
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Post by: cookie1 on May 22, 2013, 06:14:08 am
Cute   
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Post by: Amy :-) on May 22, 2013, 10:01:26 am
I bought mum a new wheat bag today.... from this photo can you guess why she needed one? :-))
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Post by: judydawn on May 22, 2013, 10:03:33 am
 :D :D It's a bit hard to be cross with the little devil isn't it Amy?
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Post by: Amy :-) on May 22, 2013, 10:05:10 am
It sure is Judy, he's just so darn cute! :-)) :D
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Post by: goldfish on May 22, 2013, 10:16:47 am
I bought mum a new wheat bag today.... from this photo can you guess why she needed one? :-))

Innocence personified, Amy!! What a great picture! ;D ;D

Wheatbags are wonderful!  But do be careful and don't put them under the bed covers or where they can retain or build up the heat inside.  I read an article just recently (can't remember just where atm) where doing this greatly increases the risk of spontaneous combusion - it goes up in flames and your bedclothes along with it.  It's best to use it where the air can get to it . . . .wonderful invention but scary if it's not handled with care . . .
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Post by: courton on May 22, 2013, 11:14:38 am
Yep. The article was in the SMH...homemade and old wheat bags are particularly susceptible.
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Post by: Amy :-) on May 22, 2013, 11:25:47 am
GF, you've scared me :o :'(
Maybe Paddy saw the article and that's why he destroyed the wheat bag...
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Post by: astarra on May 22, 2013, 11:34:29 am
He might be naughty , but oh so cute!!  :-*
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Post by: cookie1 on May 22, 2013, 11:53:43 am
If the wheat bags are heated in the microwave heaps of times  apparently the wheat dries out over time and can then catch fire if it is confined in a place where the heat can't be dispersed easily or something similar.
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Post by: Moo2 on May 22, 2013, 12:07:35 pm
If you put 1/2 cup water in the microwave at the same time it stops the wheat drying out. 😊
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Post by: cookie1 on May 22, 2013, 12:12:38 pm
Thanks for that Moo2. Very helpful. I don't have to worry about anyone catching fire. It is much appreciated.
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Post by: Moo2 on May 23, 2013, 12:05:08 am
Glad to be of help for once. You guys are all so wonderful with your recipes and things and have taught me so much. So thank you! 😊
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Post by: Halex on May 23, 2013, 12:21:15 am
My heatbag caught fire in our microwave >:(
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Post by: Moo2 on May 23, 2013, 12:31:32 am
That's terrible. Did you catch it in time??
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Post by: Halex on May 23, 2013, 12:42:27 am
Es, but we have a scorch mark in the microwave & the smell was shocking.
Heatbag bought from a chemist about 1 year ago.
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Post by: dede on May 23, 2013, 01:10:45 am
Went to visit friends today. Her and DH hand raise several breeds of birds. Fell in love with this dear little quarian.
He is 10 weeks old and very tame.

Introducing Freckles - you can't see from the very bad photos that he has a speckles on his face

Freckles is beautiful Michelle.
I have a bird named freckles too :)

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My bird obsession has grown, I now have 3 sun conures, 13 cockatiels, 2 canaries, 2 green cheek conures and today I received 2 Quakers. I also have 3 baby cockatiels I'm hand rearing at the moment, and my sun conures are sitting on eggs that are due to hatch any day. :)

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/05/23/e8azuqe2.jpg)

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/05/23/bazuryta.jpg)

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/05/23/jujuga9u.jpg)

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Post by: mcmich on May 23, 2013, 01:15:36 am
Wow, Mandy they are gorgeous looking birds. No wonder we haven't seen you posting much lately - you have your hands full.

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Post by: dede on May 23, 2013, 01:16:49 am
I have 25 birds in 4 aviarys and 2 cages inside at the moment.

No more birds for me lol :D
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Post by: judydawn on May 23, 2013, 02:51:03 am
Have you become a breeder to sell Mandi or are these all for you to keep yourself?  Love beautiful birds, well any bird (almost) really.
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Post by: dede on May 23, 2013, 03:31:21 am
Yes Judy I'm planning on breeding and handrearing the babies. But I also love my birds. I could watch them for hours.
I'm so excited to have my sun conures breeding at the moment as they are my very favorite bird.
Billy is now almost 8 months old and is adorable, she loves being with me as much as possible and has even picked up my laugh which is cute. :)
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Post by: mcmich on May 23, 2013, 07:19:34 am
I was looking at a pineapple sun conure before I saw Freckles.

Freckles having a snooze on DH's shoulder.
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Post by: dede on May 23, 2013, 08:26:39 am
I have been busy today sorting out covers for the bird Aviarys to protect them all for the cold Tassie winters.
Hope they all appreciate my effort :)
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Post by: Amy :-) on May 23, 2013, 08:39:15 am
Love seeing all these beautiful birds :) Mich that photo is gorgeous :D

Mandi, wow, you are a crazy bird lady LOL ;D ;D
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Post by: goldfish on May 24, 2013, 08:03:38 am
From this
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To this

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To this...

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:)
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Post by: Amy :-) on May 24, 2013, 08:04:20 am
They're cutest in the first photo GF ;D
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Post by: goldfish on May 24, 2013, 08:14:02 am
Agreed:) it's amazing how quickly they've all grown.. Hatched around April 10... This white one is the bossy boots... Just hoping they're all of the female persuasion !!  Lol
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Post by: cookie1 on May 24, 2013, 08:27:02 am
All the bird photos are gorgeous. The chooks included.
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Post by: Cornish Cream on May 24, 2013, 08:32:40 am
My goodness they have certainly grown GF :o
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Post by: mcmich on May 24, 2013, 08:45:54 am
Lovely photo GF. They certainly grow quickly.
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Post by: Delightful Den on May 24, 2013, 09:33:34 am
GF the one in bottom picture looks like a roaster. ;D
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Post by: goldfish on May 24, 2013, 09:43:08 am
 ;D ;D  Certainly behaves like one - rooster that is  ;D ;D. .  . . but we live in hope Den
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Post by: Amy :-) on May 24, 2013, 10:20:17 am
LOL ;D

I feel I have been neglecting Clinker by not posting photos because Paddy has been in the spotlight, so here are a couple of snaps from bath time today. Just to carry on the birdy theme :D
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Post by: mcmich on May 24, 2013, 11:09:49 am
Oh, he is a cutie Amy - looks a bit like my Freckles. Haven't tried him in the laundry tub for a bath yet.  :D
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Post by: dede on May 24, 2013, 11:24:02 am
Clinker is beautiful Amy, how old is he now? 
Looks like he is loving his bath. :)
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Post by: dede on May 24, 2013, 11:26:25 am
Another question Amy, has Clinker malted yet? (Got new feathers). If so then I think Clinker is a girl from his/her pearl markings. :)
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Post by: mcmich on May 24, 2013, 11:27:49 am
I would like to say a big thank you to dede  ;D  I messaged dede regarding Freckles for some advice over a few concerns I had.

24 hours later, with advice put into practice, Freckles has improved  ;D.  :-* :-*
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Post by: dede on May 24, 2013, 11:31:46 am
That's great to hear Michelle. I'm so glad he's improved. :)
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Post by: *suzanne* on May 24, 2013, 11:59:36 am
wow this forum is amazing  who would of thought one machine can bring so many people together and help out in so many different situations
so glad mandi was able to help you and freckles Michele ;D

Amy clinker is very cute does he/she talk?
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Post by: mcmich on May 24, 2013, 12:14:49 pm
Have to agree Suzanne, an amazing forum.  ;D ;D ;D
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Post by: Amy :-) on May 24, 2013, 01:25:17 pm
Mandi has been a big help to me too with all my motherly concerns about Clinker ;D Love you Mandi :-*
And to answer your question, Clinker is nearly 6 months old!!! :o :D I think he might be a she too, but I'm so used to calling him a him and saying "good boy".... :-))

Mich, you will have to have the camera close by for Freckles' first bath ;) ;D

Suzanne, Clinker talks a lot of bird but not much human :( Not even hello :'(
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Post by: mcmich on May 25, 2013, 08:08:51 am
Freckles with his remote. He has a tonne of bird toys and two swings. Apparently cockatiels are very intelligent and get bored easily and you need to rotate their toys. He loves the remote for the TV and key boards so we gave him an old remote and a calculator and he loves them. He is also very fond of the cookbooks in the background.
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Post by: Cornish Cream on May 25, 2013, 08:17:29 am
Freckles seems to have settled well into your home Michele ;D Our GS likes the remote too :D :D
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Post by: Emme on May 25, 2013, 08:21:39 am
Some beautiful birds here, thank you for all the wonderful photos.  :)

Marie
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Post by: cookie1 on May 25, 2013, 12:54:03 pm
Our weiro Olly loves the iPhone. DD puts it out for him and he is all over it. It scared him once when it rang. He still loves his toy phone that she bought for him. DD mentioned on the phone that his latest words are "good bubby Olly" which is what I say to him.
I do miss him, but he sometimes "talks " to me on the phone. Worse than grandchildren I think.  :D :D ;)
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Post by: obbie on June 13, 2013, 06:30:18 am
Michelle, that is a Austar remote..... :)
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Post by: stef on July 07, 2013, 10:28:03 pm
Hey boys and girls, i am back with pics of luka, now one year old. You can compare with the first pics in this feed, to see how he grew in 10 months :)
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/07/08/6u6u8a4y.jpg)(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/07/08/7ahujuza.jpg)(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/07/08/uze8ajy3.jpg) YES  a 40 kilo lapdog
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Post by: goldfish on July 07, 2013, 10:40:28 pm


stef - how good to see you back - and to see those gorgeous photos of one very beautiful dog - Luka looks wonderful.  I love looking at their "baby"  and "grown-up" photos - just a reminder of the miracle of life :D
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Post by: mcmich on July 07, 2013, 11:25:12 pm
I was wondering how Luka was doing. Good to see you back Stef.
He's certainly grown into a gorgeous dog. A big boy to be sitting on your lap.  :D
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Post by: stef on July 07, 2013, 11:30:30 pm
I was wondering how Luka was doing. Good to see you back Stef.
He's certainly grown into a gorgeous dog. A big boy to be sitting on your lap.  :D

I never have been away, but found no time to be on the forum being busy with a lot of things.. Since last month i became a BNI director, raising local network groups.. 
We also are celebratating the fact that our flowershop is in business for 25 years now, the fact that we got legaly married fir10 years on july 12th and the fact that me and Erik together reach the age of 100 this year lol....
As for the lap pic... That is not me, but my DH Erik :)
Luka is growing like crazy, but he is the nicest, mist gentle dog ever
How are you?
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Post by: mcmich on July 07, 2013, 11:42:13 pm
Congratulations on 10 years - that's tin or aluminium for traditional gift.  :-\ Ten years deserves better than that.
And both the big 50 plus 25yrs in business. Some great milestones there Stef. You are going to have some celebrating to do  ;D

Enjoy  ;D
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Post by: obbie on July 08, 2013, 01:02:32 am
This is what we got on Saturday for the kids.
Milo and Mittens. :)
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Post by: Gertbysea on July 08, 2013, 01:22:25 am
Welcome back Stef. You certainly have had a wonderful year.

I am in love with Luka Prankster. I would marry him in a heartbeat!

Gert
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Post by: judydawn on July 08, 2013, 01:28:33 am
Congratulations on all your achievements Stef and between you and me, I think you are going to have to buy a bigger chair if Luka insists on sitting on your lap  :D  He is one gorgeous dog.

Cute kittens Robyn, the kids will enjoy watching them grow and develop different personalities.
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Post by: Delightful Den on July 08, 2013, 04:25:21 am
Congratulations on all of your achievements Stef. Luka is looking great, he is gorgeous.  :)
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Post by: mcmich on July 08, 2013, 05:17:27 am
Love the kittens Obbie, they are so cute.  :D
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Post by: cookie1 on July 08, 2013, 08:12:53 am
Wow Luca has grown so much. Congratulations on all the milestones Stef.
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Post by: mcmich on July 08, 2013, 08:26:52 am
I'm thinking Mittens is the one on the right with the white paw. Hard to resist a kitten and they are both gorgeous Obbie.  :D
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Post by: Cornish Cream on July 08, 2013, 08:46:18 am
Wonderful photo of Luka Stef ;D Golden Retrievers make super pets.Our first dog was a "Goldie" we loved her to bits and she rewarded us with 13 wonderful years of her life.
Congratulations on 10 years of marriage as well ;D
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Post by: Emme on July 08, 2013, 08:55:40 am
Stef, Thank you for the updated photos of beautiful Luka. He is gorgeous.
Congratulations on 10 years of marriage and may you have many more years together.

Marie
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Post by: Emme on July 08, 2013, 08:57:08 am
Obbie the Kittens are so cute, I am sure they will be getting into all sorts of mischief and keeping you busy.  Thanks for the photo.


Marie
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Post by: Katiej on July 08, 2013, 09:26:22 am
Kittens are very cute Obbie.
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Post by: Halex on July 08, 2013, 11:26:50 pm
Luka is gorgeous, love big dogs :)
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Post by: obbie on July 08, 2013, 11:38:56 pm
Thanks, Milo is all black, and Mittens has white paws.

Mischief, playing, kids love them.. :)
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Post by: Thermokitchen on July 20, 2013, 01:53:41 pm
What a great thread!

So many cute photos!  :)
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Post by: obbie on July 22, 2013, 04:52:29 am
Kittens are eating heaps, getting bigger. Hence the extra washing. Left them outside today, to explore. :)
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Post by: Amy :-) on October 01, 2013, 12:27:49 pm
We've welcomed 2 new babies into our home since I've been gone :)
The first photo is my new cockatiel, his name is Clancy :D
The second is our new baby boxer, Hunny. Old Roxy passed away a few weeks ago and Paddy was very lonely, so we got a new puppy sooner than we normally would have.
The third photo is to show you how much Paddy has grown ;D
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Post by: judydawn on October 01, 2013, 12:59:32 pm
Lovely pictures Amy, so cute the one of the two dogs together.
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Post by: Kimmyh on October 01, 2013, 01:00:50 pm
Your babies, old and new, are gorgeous Amy. Bet they are lots of work. Does clinker like Clancy?
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Post by: Amy :-) on October 01, 2013, 01:03:31 pm
Thanks Judy and Kimmy :D :D
Clinker doesn't like Clancy and Clancy is a bit defensive because he was attacked by birds at the place he was hand reared... so they tend to just ignore each other lol :P You can't see very well in the photo, but Clancy is bald on top where the birds pulled some feathers out :(

Judy, they sleep like that a lot :) :-*
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Post by: Kimmyh on October 01, 2013, 01:17:15 pm
Well if it becomes too much of a problem, just mail clinker over to me. The boys will sort him out ;) :D
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Post by: Amy :-) on October 01, 2013, 01:21:34 pm
Lol Kimmy ;D Sometimes I can't even get Clinker into her cage, let alone an evelope :-)) :P
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Post by: astarra on October 02, 2013, 10:20:52 am
Oh Amy, your pets are just adorable!  :-*
Paddy sure has grown! DH just informed me he would like a puppy like yours! 
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Post by: Amy :-) on October 02, 2013, 03:15:31 pm
Thanks astarra :D :D :D
And would you believe Paddy is still only 8 months old!! He's still growing and he's starting to take me for a walk rather than me take him LOL :-)) ;D
DH has good taste ;) Boxers are beautiful dogs, and great with kids too ;)
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Post by: Kimmyh on October 27, 2013, 10:24:58 am
This is our new family member Jasper. He is 5 weeks old and wasting a lot of my time. But I don't mind at all :) (http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/10/27/bamehyhe.jpg)
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Post by: Katiej on October 27, 2013, 10:32:48 am
He is gorgeous Kimmy, so cute!
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Post by: judydawn on October 27, 2013, 10:56:17 am
Hello Jasper, you're a real cutie.
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Post by: Jamberie on October 27, 2013, 11:50:22 am
Oh gosh, Jasper can waste my time anytime! He looks so lovely :)
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Post by: Cornish Cream on October 27, 2013, 07:27:18 pm
Jasper is very very cute Kimmyh :D
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Post by: Emme on October 27, 2013, 07:57:19 pm
Jasper is lovely Kimmy,  ;D  They grow up so quickly though.  Enjoy the time  ;D
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Post by: obbie on October 27, 2013, 08:17:01 pm
He is cute Kimmy
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Post by: mab19 on October 28, 2013, 07:27:02 am
Kimmy, Jasper is just so cute :)
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Post by: Wonder on October 28, 2013, 07:29:19 am
He's so cute Kimmy, the boys must be so excited.
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Post by: astarra on October 28, 2013, 10:18:41 am
Awwwwww Jasper is gorgeous Kimmy.  :-*
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Post by: mcmich on October 30, 2013, 07:43:25 am
He is an absolute cutie pie Kimmy  :D
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Post by: Kimmyh on October 30, 2013, 11:14:58 am
Thank you girls.
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Post by: cookie1 on October 31, 2013, 02:02:31 am
Ooh Kimmy that little Jasper has lots of digging and chewing to do. Hide all the shoes. He is a real little sweetie.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Mama Fergie on November 08, 2013, 06:35:28 am
What a beautiful puppy Kimmyh.
We are back to just having our own 2 dogs after also having DS's 2 boxers again for 5 nights. Was hilarious with the four of them running around. Great fun. I could never have a home without dogs. They are so loving and lots of fun.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Mama Fergie on November 08, 2013, 06:43:38 am
Bruce and Lola in the car going back home.
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Post by: Wonder on November 08, 2013, 07:04:03 am
They are beautiful MF, i also couldn't have a house without a dog. Our younger one was bored today and it's amazing how many things he found to drag past my office door to try and get attention. He even managed to climb up onto our table somehow and get the leads - couldn't be more blunt with what he was after. ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Mama Fergie on November 08, 2013, 07:06:20 am
Did you give in and take them for a walk wonder?
They are very smart  ;D
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Post by: Gertbysea on November 08, 2013, 07:15:13 am
I bet those Boxers are sloppy kissers!

Gert
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Post by: judydawn on November 08, 2013, 07:15:35 am
Lovely dogs MF, I wonder if yours will miss them.
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Post by: Mama Fergie on November 08, 2013, 07:47:25 am
DH would know all about that Gert .
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Yes Judy my dogs will miss them but will soon get back into their own routine.
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Post by: Cornish Cream on November 08, 2013, 08:37:10 am
Wonderful looking dogs MF.They certainly adore your DH :D :D
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Post by: faffa_70 on November 08, 2013, 10:57:37 am
Meet Oscar and Maximus :) We have had them for a month now and I have to say they are a bit cute!!
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Post by: faffa_70 on November 08, 2013, 10:58:24 am
A close up of Oscar :)
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Post by: judydawn on November 08, 2013, 11:02:46 am
How gorgeous Kathryn
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Post by: *suzanne* on November 08, 2013, 11:08:36 am
oh they are adorable
kimmy your little puppy won't stay little for long :D
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Post by: Gertbysea on November 08, 2013, 11:33:34 am
I love the smell of new puppies.

Sloppy sloppy kissers them boxers.

Gert
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Post by: cookie1 on November 08, 2013, 11:46:16 am
Kathryn they are adorable.
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Post by: Cornish Cream on November 08, 2013, 12:27:03 pm
They are very cute Kathryn ;D
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Post by: Cuilidh on November 08, 2013, 06:09:06 pm
They are absolutely gorgeous, Kathryn.  What breed are they?  Poodle?

Kimmy, I love Jasper, he looks like a real ball of mischief.

... and as for the Boxers, I have a big sloppy soft spot for them.  You all have the most wonderful companions.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Kimmyh on November 09, 2013, 09:18:46 am
I love the smell of new puppies.

Gert

Me too. They should bottle it..... Or make it into a candle scent 😃
Love Bruce and Lola and Oscar and Maximus. Gorgeous dogs and great names.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: faffa_70 on November 10, 2013, 02:14:43 am
They are absolutely gorgeous, Kathryn.  What breed are they?  Poodle?

Kimmy, I love Jasper, he looks like a real ball of mischief.

... and as for the Boxers, I have a big sloppy soft spot for them.  You all have the most wonderful companions.

They are 3/4 poodle and 1/4 chihuahua :) had no intentions of purchasing them. DH saw them in the pet shop and just wanted to test DS number 4 for his allergies as he has not been able to handle any other cross breeds with the poodle and there is a shortage of poodles in WA at the moment. Well he didn't react and expected Dad to go back and buy when we had finished our shopping!!! We purchased Oscar and Maximus came home the next day too lol  ;D ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: obbie on November 13, 2013, 12:52:51 am
Kathryn they are lovely
Title: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on November 24, 2013, 06:56:03 am
My new additions to my birds arrived yesterday
1 green and 1 blue quaker. I already have 1 of each, so now I have 2 pairs. Hopefully I will get some babies to hand rear.
But 4 Quakers in the same aviary can be extremely noisy.  Waiting for some DNA results so hopefully I will have 2 females and 2 males then I will separate them into breeding pairs

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/11/24/y5a4aqys.jpg)
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/11/24/arydypaj.jpg)

Not actually a picture of my birds
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on November 24, 2013, 06:58:35 am
I now have 4 Quakers, 14 cockatiels, 2 canaries, 2 green cheek conures and 3 sun conures. Plus 4 cockatiel chicks I'm hand rearing at the moment and 23 cockatiel eggs in the aviary due to hatch soon
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: cookie1 on November 24, 2013, 07:12:32 am
Mandi you obviously love your birds. We have a cockatiel and a budgie and when they get started they can be loud enough.
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Post by: dede on November 24, 2013, 07:19:17 am
Yep I think I qualify for a crazy bird lady :D

My breeding pair of sun conures are actually going to a new home next week, they are definitely the loudest, although the 4 Quakers together getting to know each other and working out who is boss are being extremely loud at the moment. But as a single pair they are not too bad.
My baby cockatiels can be pretty consistent with noise when they want feeding, especially at the moment while I'm starting to wean them and cut their feeds down.
Title: Re: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Sparky606 on December 08, 2013, 07:47:57 am
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/12/08/ubazyqug.jpg)

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/12/08/dyvave4u.jpg)

This is our dog, Sparky. The first picture was took the weekend after we picked her up from the dog shelter. She was a rescue.
Second picture was taken in the summer, aged 8 years old..

So maybe she's a bit grey around the edges but she still has as much energy now as she did that first weekend.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on December 08, 2013, 07:58:57 am
Thanks for sharing your pet photos with us Sparky606, she's a fine looking girl and is holding her age well.
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Post by: Cornish Cream on December 08, 2013, 09:44:56 am
Sparky looks very fit for her age.Wonderful photo thanks for posting it Sparky606 :)
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Post by: cookie1 on December 08, 2013, 11:00:16 am
Sparky is like me, going a little grey around the edges. I like the photos. Thanks.
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Post by: Kimmyh on December 08, 2013, 11:04:15 am
Hello sparky. You are lovely and at eight, not that old.
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Post by: Sparky606 on December 08, 2013, 11:34:32 am
My DH has just vacuumed the living room and declared that Sparky is very hairy and very grey. We do love her to bits though!
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Post by: djinni373 on December 08, 2013, 12:01:21 pm
Sparky is a gorgeous girl but she's just a pup compared to Roger. He is 16 and gets less impressed with his reindeer getup each year :D

This pic was taken last week. We give him glucosamine for his arthritis and he still bounds around like a pup.
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Post by: cookie1 on December 08, 2013, 12:16:40 pm
Roger is lovely. Especially with his reindeer antlers.
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Post by: judydawn on December 08, 2013, 12:26:54 pm
I love Roger's colouring Gayle! Bet he hates it when Christmas comes around and he has to wear those antlers again LOL
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Post by: Cornish Cream on December 08, 2013, 12:34:40 pm
Roger is lovely Gayle and what an amazing age for a dog ;D
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Post by: djinni373 on December 08, 2013, 12:42:18 pm
Thank girls. I'll pass on your compliments   :D He's one of a kind and very clever (border collie cattledog x) The vet is astounded. We put it down to his good diet. He loves fruit (well most things really)! I could never work out why my strawberries never had ripe fruit until DD caught him in the act last year  :-))
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Post by: mcmich on December 08, 2013, 05:42:41 pm
Sparky and Roger are great looking dogs.

Djinni - love Roger's antlers.  ;D
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Post by: Emme on December 09, 2013, 06:35:41 am
Great photos of Sparky

Roger is a lovely colour Djinni and looks wonderful with his antlers although he may not think so. 

Thanks for sharing your photos
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Post by: obbie on December 19, 2013, 05:02:45 am
cute Dinni
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Post by: CreamPuff63 on December 19, 2013, 01:30:15 pm
Roger the dodger...he should be a wake up by now and run when he sees those antlers come out if the box. He should dob you in to the RSPCA for trying to turn him into a reindeer  :D how much glucosamine do you give him?
Title: Our pets with photos
Post by: goldfish on December 20, 2013, 08:02:36 am
One of my little terriers fell foul of a paralysis tick yesterday.  She's still in hospital, she's on fluids and nil by mouth thanks to the toxin affecting her swallowing reflex .  I visited her today and I'm not sure I've ever seen her so dejected. . . The vet said she's making good progress but she still can't move her hind legs and that the only thing against a full recovery is her age . . she and her brother turned 13 in September.  Since moving over to the northern beaches area of Sydney, we've come very close to losing both dogs to ticks the summer before last where they've lodged either under the chin or hidden on the head somewhere.  Both dogs were due to be clipped for the summer, making it a cooler option for them and also to make it easier to find those nasty little hitchhikers! - But one nasty little critter got there first and was difficult to find. Susie will feel like a shorn sheep the day she comes home from the vet!!  Her brother, Teddy, is next.  He, poor soul, isn't handling the aging process so well. . .night time wanderings, hearing, eyesight not good at all - but he knows his way around the backyard and always seems to find an newly laid egg to munch on and suck clean!!

This is Susie today  . .

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Post by: Gertbysea on December 20, 2013, 08:18:11 am
Goldf ish Susie will be fine. The northern beaches are notorious for ticks we used to pull them off all the time when we lived in Avalon even with frontline every two weeks . We use it up here too as our Jack Russell had one recently and was in hospital. We also have the bats to contend with. So long as doggies are happy and don't lose there sense of smell they will be fine

Lovely pic.

Gert
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Post by: Emme on December 20, 2013, 08:25:35 am
Goldfish, sorry to hear about Susie. Hoping she is back home soon with with you all.  Hugs
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Post by: Kimmyh on December 20, 2013, 09:27:05 am
GF hoping Susie gets well soon.
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Post by: Cornish Cream on December 20, 2013, 09:29:23 am
I hope Susie gets well soon GF. :-*  :-*
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Post by: judydawn on December 20, 2013, 11:32:00 am
She is giving you the look GF, she just wants out of there and to go home with you I think.  Poor Suzie, I hope she will be OK.
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Post by: *suzanne* on December 20, 2013, 11:35:37 am
oh gf I hope Susie will be home with you soon xx
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Post by: cookie1 on December 20, 2013, 11:49:46 am
It is so hard when we have to leave our loved animals at the vets. Poor Susie. I hope she will be home in tick land soon. They are nasty things.
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Post by: mcmich on December 20, 2013, 05:49:20 pm
I hope Susie is back home with you soon GF. It's hard leaving them at the vets.

The past 2 summers have been particularly bad for ticks and looks like it is going to be the same this year.
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Post by: Katiej on December 20, 2013, 08:55:43 pm
Oh Goldfish that must be so hard for you all.
I hope Susie is better soon and back home xx
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Post by: goldfish on December 21, 2013, 10:52:10 pm
Goldf ish Susie will be fine. The northern beaches are notorious for ticks we used to pull them off all the time when we lived in Avalon even with frontline every two weeks . We use it up here too as our Jack Russell had one recently and was in hospital. We also have the bats to contend with. So long as doggies are happy and don't lose there sense of smell they will be fine

Lovely pic.

Gert

Thanks, Gert - and thank you everyone for your messages - I've really appreciated them.  Vet has called to say that Susie can now eat on her own and should be well enough (although still wobbly!) to come home later this morning.  I asked if they'd had time to clip her and he replied that they'd been simply deluged over the weekend with tick cases - and sadly road accidents - and that they simply didn't have the time - so I'll either take her in later this week and Teddy, too, or I'm just thinking out loud whether I could try clipping them myself . . . has anyone done this? Am I thinking it's easier than it really is . . ??? Any advice would be welcome!!

Have given the chooks a good talking to. I've told them I've now upped their tick quota and warned them of dire consequences if they don't get on the s-tick . . .  :o  (I've been told they enjoy a tick morsel - but I don't know how true that is now . .  :-)))

Teddy will be pleased to have his sister back - he seems to rely on her quite a bit these days.  Gert, his sense of smell is about the only faculty that's working properly - poor darling - but he seems happy enough and not in any pain.  And he still likes playing ball occasionally. . as long as it's bowled gently and goes within an inch of his nose . . . . ;D
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Post by: judydawn on December 21, 2013, 10:57:51 pm
It will be lovely having her home for Christmas GF, poor darling would be missing you all terribly.  I hope you get some clues about clipping her yourself, not only for being able to get her done immediately but think of the money saved if you could do the job yourself.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Gertbysea on December 21, 2013, 10:59:14 pm
Good news goldfish.  Clipping is easier said than done as there is a definite knack to it but I would give it a try anyway. It the dogs will sit still then why not. Most mobile dog washing people do clipping too so that might be a quicker option . You do need proper dog clippers . I used to occasionally cut old Elvis hair . I do miss that old puppy but he too had only his sense of smell left.

Gert
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Post by: Halex on December 21, 2013, 11:00:25 pm
Pets are just more children, always sad when things hapoen.

What about a dog parlour for clipping ?
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on December 21, 2013, 11:02:00 pm
So pleased to hear Susie is coming home Goldfish.  
We clip our dog (Cairn terrier).  We have a pair of dog clippers and usually strip out the undercoat, bath her and when dry run the clippers over her.  Using a pair of blunt nose scissors to cut any awkward areas around feet etc.  She does not mind it at all in fact likes it as long as there are a few treats going at the time  ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on December 22, 2013, 05:57:41 am
When my Harry got a tick they shaved him within an inch of his life except his legs.
He looked like he was wearing ugg boots. It's not hard at all GF. I had to buy another cheap shaver (not pet specific) got it from Kmart. DH wouldn't let me use his moe trimmer  :-)) As long as Susie will stay still you will be right.  :)
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Post by: cookie1 on December 22, 2013, 06:08:31 am
GF I am so glad Susie is coming home. We do fret over our loved animals. I do anyway. So pleased the news is good.

I'm sorry I can't offer any grooming advice. I only had dogs as I was growing up and Dad used to run over the dogs with the shearing gear  :P
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Post by: Cornish Cream on December 22, 2013, 07:09:51 am
What great news that Susie is coming home GF. ;D Teddy will be so pleased ;)
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Post by: obbie on December 23, 2013, 03:27:11 am
Great news GF
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Post by: djinni373 on December 24, 2013, 06:43:21 am
Roger the dodger...he should be a wake up by now and run when he sees those antlers come out if the box. He should dob you in to the RSPCA for trying to turn him into a reindeer  :D how much glucosamine do you give him?
Haha CP I think he loves the attention. He gets one tablet a day (just the cheapest ones from the supermarket). The vet suggested it. I would not have thought to give it to a dog but it works a treat :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: spikesmum on January 10, 2014, 03:59:59 am
Just wanted to share my beautiful 5 mth old labradoodle Jess, lucky she is so gorgeous because she can be a devil!  She will be caravanning with us over winter.  Am I mad or what?

Chris
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Post by: judydawn on January 10, 2014, 04:09:23 am
She is gorgeous Jess and is sure to keep you on your toes.  Do many caravan parks allow pets these days?
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Post by: Kimmyh on January 10, 2014, 04:53:09 am
Hello Jess and welcome to the forum ☺️ She is adorable.
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Post by: Gertbysea on January 10, 2014, 05:07:04 am
Gorgeous  SM.

Gert
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Post by: spikesmum on January 10, 2014, 06:00:58 am
She is gorgeous Jess and is sure to keep you on your toes.  Do many caravan parks allow pets these days?
Yes Judy, as long as you have your dog under control, it is the norm, except national parks. So many of us travel with our pets now.

Chris
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Post by: mcmich on January 11, 2014, 08:56:32 am
Gorgeous girl SM.  :D
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Post by: Katiej on January 11, 2014, 09:34:18 am
What a beautiful dog, really gorgeous.
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Post by: djinni373 on April 30, 2014, 12:59:52 am
We have had to say a final farewell to Roger who was with us for nearly 17 years  :'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :'(
Found these lovely pics of him with DD. We all miss him terribly  :'( :'( :'( :'( :'(




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Post by: judydawn on April 30, 2014, 01:07:41 am
17 wonderful years and lots of happy memories Gayle, it's so hard to say goodbye to them though.  Commiserations to the family.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Mama Fergie on April 30, 2014, 01:20:39 am
So sad for you and the family Gayle. Our pets are such a huge part of our lives. 17 years is a good long life for a dog but he will be much missed. Lovely photos to treasure.
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Post by: goldfish on April 30, 2014, 01:26:58 am
that goes for me, too, Gayle.  I was very sad for you when I read your post.  He was blessed to have spent his life with such a loving and caring family. 
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Post by: astarra on April 30, 2014, 01:27:18 am
Thinking of you, Gayle  :'( :-*
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Post by: Emme on April 30, 2014, 03:49:02 am
Beautiful photos djinni and wonderful memories of Roger.  It is always hard to say goodbye.  Thoughts are with you and your family.
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Post by: cookie1 on April 30, 2014, 06:23:56 am
You poor things. I feel so sad for you, there is a big hole in your life now. He looks a lovely dog. Sending hugs over.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Gertbysea on April 30, 2014, 06:47:25 am
Well I just heard from my lovely Pitch  Black Fitch and Elvis in doggy heaven and they are so happy to meet Roger. They will be showing him the ropes and keeping him busy. There are lots of Forum doggies there and they have sort of formed their own club talking about the great meals we cooked for them. They do sort of miss the special tid bits but are all well fed and happy as.

Gert
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on April 30, 2014, 06:47:35 am
I'm so sorry djinni  :'(  Such a lovely boy.
I remember the gorgeous Xmas photo of him with antlers on.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: djinni373 on April 30, 2014, 07:01:59 am
Thank you girls  :-*

Well I just heard from my lovely Pitch  Black Fitch and Elvis in doggy heaven and they are so happy to meet Roger. They will be showing him the ropes and keeping him busy. There are lots of Forum doggies there and they have sort of formed their own club talking about the great meals we cooked for them. They do sort of miss the special tid bits but are all well fed and happy as.

Gert

It's good to know that he has wonderful company Gert :)

The person who said "dogs leave paw prints on our heart" was/is spot on.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mab19 on April 30, 2014, 07:32:29 am
How sad for you and your family Gayle.  I'm sure he will be sadly missed.

We don't have any pets of our own at the moment but GDs labrador and I have a real love affair going. :D  She will sit at my feet and demand that I hold her paw. :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on April 30, 2014, 08:46:13 am
A very sad day for you and your family Gayle.A big hug from me and Chance :-* :-* :-*
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: chrissa on April 30, 2014, 11:12:28 am
I'm so very sorry Gayle.  17 years is such a large part of your life and I'm sure there will be plenty of tears

Big hugs from me. 😢
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Post by: Kimmyh on April 30, 2014, 11:28:51 am
Lovely photos gayle. So sorry for your loss. Big hugs from me too xox
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Bedlam on April 30, 2014, 12:18:29 pm
So very sorry for your loss.  We have been there and the grief is no different from losing any member of your family.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Katiej on April 30, 2014, 12:50:09 pm
Gayle I'm so sorry. Pets are such a large part of families, he will be sadly missed.
I'm sure he had a wonderful life with you all.
Take care xxx
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Post by: Itsnotartitsdinner on April 30, 2014, 12:57:32 pm
So sorry for your loss :( What a grand old age though. Xo
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Post by: Cuilidh on April 30, 2014, 09:14:10 pm
What a heart-breaking wrench to you all, but you were so lucky to have had him for so long.  Hugs to you all.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: djinni373 on May 03, 2014, 12:09:50 pm
Thank you all so much for your understanding and kindness. It helped us through some very sad days  :-* :-* :-*
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Gertbysea on May 03, 2014, 12:22:38 pm
It is always so hard and so sad that we live longer than our best friends but  I know there is at least a doggie heaven where they run free, make friends and have no pain. I am positive there is a Thermomix group,that meet and discuss their owners as well as share recipes. 

Lovely puppies all.

Gert
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: goldfish on May 14, 2014, 05:22:10 am
I've added some  Australian Araucana chickens to the backyard flock. They were hatched late last October and have just begun to lay... eggs can range from a lovely soft green/blue to blue.  Still have to keep them separate from the others ATM as there's a fair bit of "pecking order" going on...there's a white splash, lavender , ginger and wheaten.
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Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: cookie1 on May 14, 2014, 06:29:44 am
GF they are so lovely. I will show DD and she will swoon. She adores chooks. ( hope I can call them chooks  ;))
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Post by: Gertbysea on May 14, 2014, 06:39:24 am
No you may not cookie. These are aristocrats are precious ladies. They come in lovely colours and breeding ladies can be quite expensive as they should be. Very social ladies these are. They can come to my tea party any time.

Gert
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Post by: goldfish on May 14, 2014, 07:08:50 am
I've reached the legal limit for chooks in our neighbourhood, Cookie . . :( . .  otherwise . . .  ;D ;D  my offspring just  :-)) :-)) their eyes! They think this just says it all.....

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Gert . . they are. And I'm sure they'd be delighted to accept your invitation! ;D  I did have the most precious rooster who would follow me down to the tap as I washed their drinking containers  and follow me back up to the coop again.  He didn't crow for such a long time and I was hoping he would be one of these rare "crowless" roosters. . . . and then . . .:(  . . . and it was as though the darling was making up for lost time and so loud.  Unfortunately, I had to rehome him as roosters are on the council's strictly forbidden list and we have close neighbours on three sides . . .one complaint and that would have been that.  When the hens are laying though, they make such a din with their "egg song"  but apparently that's ok! :D (The others do this, but not the Araucanas - jungle fowl instincts maybe?)
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Post by: Cornish Cream on May 14, 2014, 08:17:53 am
Wonderful too see your girls GF. ;D The eggs are a magnificent colour.
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Post by: CreamPuff63 on May 14, 2014, 09:01:27 am
so sorry to hear about Roger passing, and wow he certainly had a good long life  :o you would have many wonderful memories of the important place he has played in your family.

Your chooks look great too GF, and what a bonus that they are good layers. Our puppies and cat would love chooks  :D but after 5 minutes  it would look like there had been a massive pillow fight in our backyard
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Post by: mab19 on May 14, 2014, 09:06:17 am
I love these "ladies" GF.  I bought one for my GD a couple of years ago but unfortunately the fox finally got her.  :(
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Post by: mcmich on May 14, 2014, 09:09:14 am
Not being a chicken expert  ???  They look a bit Aussie - ready for anything.  :D
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Post by: Emme on May 14, 2014, 09:49:20 am
They look great GF, love the colour of the eggs. 
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Post by: Bedlam on May 14, 2014, 09:54:50 am
GF, love the colour of those eggs. We only have isa browns and they lay varying brown colours.  I was thinkingitwould be nice to get a couple of white egg layers but wow that blue looks fantastic.  Dont know how or where to get different chickens over here, must investigate. Thanks for sharing.
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Post by: judydawn on May 14, 2014, 09:56:33 am
I've never seen them before GF, lovely coloured eggs.
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Post by: goldfish on May 14, 2014, 11:06:48 am
I must say I'm so happy to have this breed again.  We did have them years ago  in the North Parramatta area . . but foxes in the Sydney suburbs are incredible :( We lost both chooks and ducks.  At first I thought the birds  were being stolen until I caught a fox coming over a high paling fence in the early hours of the morning. 

Bedlam - you could try here for various breeds . . http://wapoultrytraders.proboards.com/

The other layers we have are two Australorps and some some hybrids (I'm guessing a mixture of isa browns/Rhode Island Red) brought home from a classroom hatching project at a school I used to teach at. 

I was visiting, and the chicks were to be "sent back" within a day or so.  Another teacher took some and I took the rest.  Have since persuaded the head teacher there not to pursue this activity any more.  When you think about it, it's worse than puppy farming. Hundreds and hundreds of schools (and multiple classes) do this each year and little regard is given to what happens to the chicks that are hatched.  "Going back to the farm" sounds a pleasant solution but it usually means the chicks are slaughtered on their return (I won't go into the details here, it's too sickening).  The charge is $200-$300 for a week's rental of the incubator, 10 or so eggs, and some chicken food.  A phenomenal money maker. So what does the "farm" do with probably thousands of unsexed chicks returning on a regular basis?  Statistics are that you can expect 50++% male chicks from any hatch. Families who are persuaded by offspring to adopt chickens usually find themselves with one or more roosters and more often than not those birds are then just dumped in reserves, etc.  I can't justify bringing chicks (or anything else) into the world without taking a responsible course of action for those lives.  If it's "life cycle education" you want , , , set up a group (2+ hens and rooster) on site, take responsibility for their care and well being; wait until one of the hens becomes broody; learn how to care for her; wait the 21 days for the chicks to hatch; learn the best care for the chicks and mum; decide in a responsible way what will happen to these chicks as the hen/rooster ratio becomes apparent.  (Soapbox moment over . . . just something I feel somewhat passionate about . .!)



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Post by: cookie1 on May 14, 2014, 12:00:27 pm
GF I know how you feel. We used to hatch chickens at school. The very first thing we did was get it in writing from someone that they would take the chickens, even if they were roosters, which they usually were. It only cost us about $25 to hire the incubator. The poultry place specialised in selling chickens and were right near our school.
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Post by: Gertbysea on May 14, 2014, 02:45:58 pm
I reckon the schools should do the full life cycle and turn the grown chickens over to the home ec department if they have such a thing and teach them how to kill the chicken, dress it and cook it. Then they would actually learn where there chicken nuggets come from. Oh wait ! There is no chicken in a chicken nugget!

In any case the students should learn the beginning and the end. If the home economics department had thermomixers the students could
Then learn how to turn a carcass into stock.  Win win.

Gert
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Post by: cookie1 on May 15, 2014, 02:36:48 am
That would be good Gert. Usually the little classes do the egg hatching and home ec is in with the big kids. However lots of schools are doing a Stephanie Alexander garden and as well as raising vegies and herbs etc they are keeping chickens. One of the schools here had all the chooks killed by idiots a couple of weeks ago. The kids were broken hearted and said the new chooks weren't the same.  I don't know who kills the chooks if they use them in the primary school, it would be hard to kill ones that had been pets. I'm not sure if I could do it, but I could certainly clean them and prepare them to eat.

I'll never forget seeing Jamie O make nuggets out of all the yuk of a chook and tell everyone that is what they are eating when they buy nuggets.
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Post by: mcmich on May 15, 2014, 08:41:37 am
Unfortunately we like to protect our children these days from reality and then introduce we don't always come first programmes.
The chick class project would have been introduced with the best of intentions. We learn, grow and move on.  :)
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Post by: Gertbysea on May 15, 2014, 08:46:53 am
Unfortunately we like to protect our children these days from reality and then introduce we don't always come first programmes.
The chick class project would have been introduced with the best of intentions. We learn, grow and move on.  :)

Is that a real thing Michele?

Gert
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Post by: mcmich on May 15, 2014, 09:47:10 am
Apparently so Gert. Children in schools these days have rubber arm bands sayings they don't come first.
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Post by: Gertbysea on May 15, 2014, 11:27:44 am
That is hysterical. What are we doing to are kids??  My mother would never have allowed that one.

Gert

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Post by: astarra on May 16, 2014, 06:01:52 am
I too am against breeding animals without first having a plan. It is unthoughtful.  >:(

Oh, and yes, my children are growing up with the knowledge of where their meat comes from etc. Miss 7 now goes to the farm with DH and sometimes even joins in the butchering side of the meat. DH wants to hatch some chickens and raise them to give the girls the hands-on experience there too, I just have to decide whether to have chickens OR vege garden as the space we have available cannot do both at once.... ??? :-\
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Post by: cookie1 on May 16, 2014, 06:48:33 am
Astarra could you halve the area and use one side for chooks and the other vegies? I had an Uncle who did this and each year he would swap them. He would let the chooks into the vegie side and they would eat all the bits left and scratch it up. Meanwhile he would plant vegies where they were the previous year. He had lovely vegetables.
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Post by: Gertbysea on May 16, 2014, 07:05:38 am
That makes sense cookie. Sorry you are missing your trip but there will be time later.

Gert
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Post by: cookie1 on May 16, 2014, 08:55:12 am
Plenty of time later.
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Post by: goldfish on May 16, 2014, 10:11:07 am
Astarra, Cookie's suggestion is an excellent one....the coop where they sleep and lay is in the middle and their little "escape hatch" is closed off when you want to reclaim that run as a garden, and their door to the other run opened.
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I think I also put a link on the veg garden thread that shows a mandala or keyhole design for more garden space. I don't think you'll regret having the chickens at all (unless they get themselves into the wrong garden at the wrong time. :-)) ???)
Added bonus of the enclosed chicken runs/gardens is that marauding possums, bats, etc. etc. are kept out of your vegetables!! :D

Cookie, I'm sorry to hear you won't be getting away for now. I certainly hope your BIL makes a full recovery... sounds a pretty stressful time!
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Post by: mcmich on May 16, 2014, 07:40:24 pm
Is there a limit of how many chickens you can keep in suburbia?
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Post by: goldfish on May 16, 2014, 08:34:53 pm
Hi Mich, yes . . . each council has it's own set of rules - you do need to check with them as to the number of birds permitted, if roosters are allowed, and any specifications regarding coops (distance from dwelling, etc).
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Post by: mcmich on May 16, 2014, 10:34:54 pm
Thanks GF. One of our councilmen lives 2 doors up. He put an end to me getting goats.
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Post by: Cuilidh on May 16, 2014, 10:57:09 pm
Funnily enough I was just wondering how you got on with the goats.
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Post by: mcmich on May 16, 2014, 11:00:51 pm
HeHeHeHe - I think DH was pleased with councils zoning rules.
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Post by: djinni373 on May 21, 2014, 02:22:51 pm
GF I have just been admiring your gorgeous girls. And those beautiful eggs!

I don't think you'll regret having the chickens at all (unless they get themselves into the wrong garden at the wrong time.

Chooks are definitely addictive. Because of the egg supply and because they are so entertaining, it's impossible to be cranky with them even if they do destroy the odd bit of grass or garden  :-)) I got an awful fright when I went up to the backyard yesterday and I couldn't see the chooks. All there was was a few piles of feathers on the grass. My heart was in my mouth because the chooks up the road had all been taken by a fox a few weeks earlier. I must have made a noise because there was suddenly a flurry of dust and then up popped 4 chooks from the holes they had dug in the backyard  >:(;D
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Post by: judydawn on May 21, 2014, 03:08:39 pm
What a relief they were only taking a dirt bath Gayle  :D
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Post by: cookie1 on June 02, 2014, 03:29:10 am
Our very much loved weiro. I actually think he and the budgie run this house.
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Post by: goldfish on June 02, 2014, 04:04:29 am
there was suddenly a flurry of dust and then up popped 4 chooks from the holes they had dug in the backyard  >:(;D

 ;D ;D ;D ;D  You too, Gayle!  |There are parts of our yard that I think must resemble the surface of the moon with all the little "baths" they've established for themselves!  When my DS first came across a chook in its 7th heaven in a dust bowl, he thought it had had a seizure of some kind ;D  They seem to go into their own little world as though they've been hypnotised  - it's great to watch them.  When our 2 big black Australorps had their first moult there were black feathers everywhere!  When DS went outside his first thought was that the dogs had attacked them . . . ;D  They do look rather sad and pathetic when they're moulting but just gorgeous when their new feathers eventually come through . .

Cookie - your little bird looks such a character!  I can just imagine they have you wrapped around their little wing tips!! ;D
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Post by: judydawn on June 02, 2014, 04:23:22 am
Does he miss you when you go away Cookie, I love those birds - we call them cockatiels over here.
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Post by: cookie1 on June 02, 2014, 04:47:21 am
We call them cockatiels or weirdos Judy. You are right about having us wrapped around his wing tips GF.
He misses me Judy, but doesn't fret or anything. Just doesn't do a few of his tricks for DD. the budgie though isn't that fond of me. He won't give me kisses or anything.  :-X
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Post by: mcmich on June 04, 2014, 10:34:18 am
Is that Ollie? I met him when I went to WA. A very good whistler.  ;D
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Post by: cookie1 on June 04, 2014, 12:45:47 pm
Yes it is Mich. he talks a fair bit now, but the budgie does most of the talking now. How is your bird Mich?
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Post by: Nikkit on June 15, 2014, 04:18:07 am
Chilli is asleep, so I have time to do a few things while he recharges his batteries!  ;D

The little fella slept through last night! Better than my kids when I first bought them home from hospital!!

It was so cold outside last night and I felt guilty, but he snuggled into his bed and didn't make any noise til about 6.30 this morning when the maggies started warbling. He joined in so I figured it was time to get up anyway.

He is very funny, is a happy little dog - always wagging his tail, and as yet has not peed or pooped in the house always does it on the lawn when we put him outside.

thank you everyone for your kind comments on the other thread. I think he is very special  :)
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Post by: Gertbysea on June 15, 2014, 05:14:31 am
Indeed he is sweet Chilli.

Gert
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Post by: Cornish Cream on June 15, 2014, 09:08:06 am
A very cute photo of Chilli. 8)
Can I ask Nikkit if you worry about snakes with a puppy roaming around?
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Post by: mcmich on June 15, 2014, 07:38:55 pm
He is just beautiful Nikkit. Love the name Chilli.  :D
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Post by: obbie on June 16, 2014, 01:25:45 am
Nikkit he is so cute, love the name Chiili :)
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Post by: goldfish on June 16, 2014, 01:29:00 am
Just came across this.  If you like jazz and you like cows (or even if you don't!), this is just beautiful!! ;D ;D

http://blog.petflow.com/they-pulled-over-and-started-playing-for-the-cows-i-cant-believe-what-happened-next/?utm_source=ilmd&utm_medium=Facebook&utm_campaign=cows

I take it that gentleman at the end of the video is the farmer and wants the photograph for posterity! :)
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Post by: Emme on June 16, 2014, 01:46:10 am
Nikkit, Chilli is beautiful and by the sounds of it a well behaved puppy. 
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Post by: Emme on June 16, 2014, 01:47:23 am
Goldfish, reminds of being on the farm milking the cows, they use to love the wireless and music on during milking.  Always had the radio going.  :D :D
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Post by: Bedlam on June 16, 2014, 02:08:59 am
Goldfish, cows are so inquistive.  Love it.  Love cows too with their big beautiful eyes.
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Post by: Nikkit on June 16, 2014, 02:09:31 am
A very cute photo of Chilli. 8)
Can I ask Nikkit if you worry about snakes with a puppy roaming around?

Not now CC, winter here, so no snakes. They're all hibernating.

He slept outside again last night and didn't make a noise til he heard us moving around at 5.30am, so pretty happy with how he has settled in  :)

I picked Chilli as his name ages ago,(before I even knew I was getting him)  as we all love chilli, I wanted something simple (you can't yell a long name and expect a dog to come if he's in trouble, he'd be gone by the time you got to the end of it!) The kids came up with some whacky names a mile long and none of them sounded right. Plus when I was a kid we had a lab called "Saffron" so I guess I wanted to kind of keep with the foodie theme.

He's answering to it already, so it is his name!

I think this model of pup came with the "speedy battery recharge system", because there's not enough sleep time for me to run around and do the jobs that don't need him to "help" me.  :o

Goldfish - love the jazz for cows. Looks like they appreciate good music  ;D
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Post by: judydawn on June 16, 2014, 03:01:57 am
A very attentive audience GF, loved it.
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Post by: mab19 on June 16, 2014, 04:47:15 am
Love the jazz for cows GF. :D
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Post by: Cornish Cream on June 16, 2014, 08:37:54 am
Glad to hear the snakes are hibernating Nikkit ;D

Loved the video GF :D
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Post by: mcmich on June 16, 2014, 09:06:08 am
Maybe it should be renamed - "When the cows come marching in"  :)
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Post by: sue_purrb on June 17, 2014, 07:11:20 am
Love those cows.....the ones at the edges looking around look as though they are expecting to see someone come and collect those strangely behaving people and usher them away!

Nikkit, Chilli is absolutely gorgeous, you are in for some fun times ahead!
We lost our little dog a few weeks ago, and I'm not ready to consider another one yet, so it's lovely to see photos of such a beautiful pup.
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Post by: cookie1 on June 17, 2014, 11:40:51 am
So sorry to read about your little dog Sue.
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Post by: judydawn on June 17, 2014, 12:08:01 pm
I couldn't replace a lost pet immediately either Sue, commiserations over the loss of your little dog.
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Post by: Cornish Cream on June 17, 2014, 12:27:19 pm
I couldn't replace a lost pet immediately either Sue.
Very True.It took me five years to let another dog into my heart Sue.
So sorry to hear about your little dog :-*
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Post by: Gertbysea on June 17, 2014, 09:23:27 pm
So sorry Sue about your doggie. I like to think of all our pets are in pet heaven frolicking like puppies  again making friends with each other and hoping their humans are ok.

Gert
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Post by: goldfish on June 17, 2014, 10:33:58 pm
Sue, my heart goes out to you.  I have two little ones of nearly 14 years old . . . I'd really like time to just stand still . . . .
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Post by: Emme on June 17, 2014, 11:30:43 pm
So sorry Sue about your doggie. I like to think of all our pets are in pet heaven frolicking like puppies  again making friends with each other and hoping their humans are ok.

Gert
Me too, Gert.

So sorry to hear of your loss Sue.   :-*
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Post by: sue_purrb on June 18, 2014, 09:56:18 am
Thank you for all your kind words, it really means a lot.
We had her for twelve and a half years, so she sort of grew up alongside the kids. We lost her suddenly, which was good for her as she didn't suffer, but hard for us as we didn't know she was ill. I keep thinking of all the treats I would have given her if I'd known her time was short.
I like to think of her in pet heaven, too, Gert. She's probably enjoying the respite from our cat, who used to torment her terribly!
The photo is of her reclining in her favourite spot......on the sofa next to me. She would get very disgruntled if one of the kids tried to move her and would make herself into a very heavy immovable object, way out of proportion to her size, and it would take immense effort to haul her out of the way!  :D



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Post by: Emme on June 18, 2014, 10:17:25 am
A lovely photo Sue, so special   :-*
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Post by: Gertbysea on June 18, 2014, 10:29:45 am
Oh boy Sue my Elvis is just gunna love her. Louie too but I think my lab  Pitch  not so much.

Gert
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Post by: cookie1 on June 18, 2014, 11:56:32 am
Her eyes are so big and beautiful.
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Post by: judydawn on June 18, 2014, 12:24:43 pm
You couldn't say no to them could you?
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Post by: Katiej on June 18, 2014, 12:53:25 pm
She is very cute Sue and I'm sure she will be greatly missed.
It's so hard when they go. Take care.
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Post by: Cuilidh on June 18, 2014, 09:47:52 pm
She is such a looker!  I see she has control of the remote as well ... wise wee doggie!
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Post by: Nikkit on June 19, 2014, 04:23:48 am
Sue, I was the opposite, when we lost our first dog, I bawled for 2 days, then was in the car to the dog refuge for another. I didn't care what it was, I just needed to have a dog. That was almost 10 years ago, Bella is still going strong, even with melanoma! The vet keeps shaking her head when we take her in for a check up...she isn't meant to be here!

Here is Chilli, relaxing by the fire last night.
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Post by: Gertbysea on June 19, 2014, 05:17:31 am
Precious. That is hot chilli alright!

Gert
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Post by: Cornish Cream on June 19, 2014, 08:36:03 am
Evening Chilli :D :D Great photo of the pup Nikkit.
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Post by: mcmich on June 19, 2014, 09:05:27 am
So sorry Sue, our pets become our family.  :'(
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Post by: cookie1 on June 19, 2014, 11:51:09 am
Chilli is so lovely. A real hot dog.  ;D
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Post by: obbie on June 19, 2014, 11:30:12 pm
cute Nikkit
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Post by: Halex on June 19, 2014, 11:41:58 pm
pets are like our kids, missed so much. We havent replaced our big boy, maybe one day. He was an English Mastiif x Great Dane.

Loving chilli. :)
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Post by: Nikkit on June 19, 2014, 11:46:50 pm
Thanks for all the lovely words re Chilli  ;D

I am missing a fair bit of skin on my hands at the moment, he is teething and needs to chew! Any suggestions - other than 101 toys??

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Post by: Gertbysea on June 20, 2014, 12:50:26 am
Are you complaining already??  ;D ;D ;D
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Post by: Nikkit on June 20, 2014, 09:54:56 am
Definitely not Gert! I'll mend! :D

Although Miss 12 reckons he is running faster today ... and has found that chooks run too, and aren't they fun!! He is very funny to watch when he's chasing them!
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Post by: stef on June 20, 2014, 12:30:13 pm
Our little baby has grown up to become this beautiful gentle giant...  For those who never saw his picture before. Go to the first post in this tread.. The whole thing started with Luka Prankster of Tiroca :)

He is celebrating his second birthday today and he has become the most patient and sweetest family member ever. Loving all, trusting us gardians 100 percent.

Happy birthday, Luka, you are a blessing and we are proud that you are our guide to more love and peace. Xxxx(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/20/ma6etygy.jpg)(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/20/pu2umu8y.jpg)
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Post by: judydawn on June 20, 2014, 12:36:04 pm
Hello Stef and Luka, nice to see you again.  Such a beautiful dog.
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Post by: Cornish Cream on June 20, 2014, 01:05:16 pm
Happy Birthday Luka.
Great to see you posting again Stef.
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Post by: Gertbysea on June 20, 2014, 01:57:25 pm
Hi Stef lovely to see you here. Yes we all remember Luka Prankster. He is quite a Handsome fellow
. You have had a few milestones this year which is wonderful. We miss you. Please come and post one of your fantastic recipes. Kisses for Luka. Ok and for you too.

Gretchen
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Post by: stef on June 20, 2014, 02:10:49 pm
I know it has been a long time.. I had crazy two years.. Became a member of BNI, a refferal betwork organisation, where i meet with lots of business people to share contacts and where i started new local chapters to connect people.. This is a fulltime job, with meetings every morning at 6 AM. After the meetings i still have my own business to run and our birthday boy to look after :) i hope i will be able to post new things soon.. I adapted a few of the recipes i found here (a great curry flavored heinz style ketchup and other stuff). Missed tou. Read all the posts on the subjects i got involved, but no time to react.. I promiss to better my life :)
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Post by: Gertbysea on June 20, 2014, 02:16:56 pm
We luv ya anyway Stef. Pop in when ya can.

Gretch
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Post by: Bonsai on June 20, 2014, 03:24:03 pm
Drop in when you can Stef, sounds like your life is pretty crazy !
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Post by: mcmich on June 22, 2014, 08:30:42 am
What a gorgeous boy Luka has grown up to be. Sounds as if his lovely nature matches his good looks.
We all have times when life becomes busy and we cannot be as involved with the forum as we would like - great to hear from you and know you well.  :D
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Post by: cookie1 on June 22, 2014, 11:49:16 am
Hi again Stef and lovely to see Luka again on his birthday.
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Post by: courton on August 18, 2014, 05:43:54 am
My 12 year old Maltese shitzu is suddenly weeing inside the house at night - even though I take her out last thing at night. This is something new. My vet gave her antibiotics in case it was UTI but that did not have any effect what so ever.

Have any of you encountered this problem? what are some of the solutions? It is driving me crazy! My DH once slipped and fell and has sprained his finger and has the most hideous bruises as a result of this.
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Post by: Gertbysea on August 18, 2014, 08:32:05 am
Yes Courton I did have this problem with my dear old Elvis Jack Russell. He had Dogzhimers and did not know where he was. Poor puppy he just didn't mean to but... Luckily we have a tile floor so it was not so much of a problem .

Gert
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: cookie1 on August 18, 2014, 08:49:54 am
Courton I can imagine how annoying it is for you. Gert Dogzhimers, what a lovely word and description. I spoke to a recently widowed friend yesterday and she was saying her chiuwowa (I cant spell it) who is 15 is now totally deaf. Very healthy otherwise.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: courton on August 18, 2014, 09:09:07 am
i rang Purina helpline (did you know they have pet care lines?), and they suggested that I wash the floors with biozet and hot water to get rid of any smell. I used a $20 urine spray but she said it may not be working. But that is about getting rid of the smell I don't think it is going to change my dog's behaviour.

She does not appear to have dementia.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on August 18, 2014, 09:33:12 am
Perhaps a a Urine Test might pinpoint the problem Courton. A friend's Spaniel had these symptoms and she had kidney disease.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: courton on August 18, 2014, 09:44:36 am
Yes, if none of the other options work, I may have to go down that lane.

Did your friend find a solution to the kidney disease problem and was it slow downward spiral?

Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: sue_purrb on August 18, 2014, 09:44:59 am
Hi Courton,
Our shitzu Maltese also started to have accidents around that age. I also put it down to old age/dogzheimers as she had always lasted all night without needing to go out. I tried to circumvent it by getting up to let her out as soon as I heard her sniffing about. It was like having a baby in the house again and being hyper alert to any noise!

When she "suddenly" became ill and I took her to the vet, he said she was in advanced heart failure, which would have been affecting her for some time but that it often goes unnoticed until the animal gets to crisis point. He pointed out that you wouldn't necessarily notice that a dog who already dozes for 19 hours a day, starts snoozing for an extra hour!
Our dog hadn't been to the vet for almost a year as her vaccinations were nearly due again when she died, and there had been no sign of heart problems at her previous visit, but her condition must have started within the next few months. If it had been picked up, she could have started medication to treat it. I wonder if this was part of her not being able to hold on, with all the extra fluid that is produced with heart failure, but if you have been to the vet they would obviously have checked an elderly dog for age related problems, but it might be worth an extra visit to make sure.



Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on August 18, 2014, 09:47:48 am
Yes, if none of the other options work, I may have to go down that lane.

Did your friend find a solution to the kidney disease problem and was it slow downward spiral?


Unfortunately the was no cure and she died. 
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on August 18, 2014, 10:41:46 am
As CC said a urine test may help pinpoint the cause.  A lady I know bought some doggie pants for her elderly dog to wear of a night.  I think she got them from a pet store.  Don't know whether they would help with your problem or not. 
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: CreamPuff63 on August 18, 2014, 11:20:28 am
I haven't posted a photo of my little puppies - the Terrible Twins. Gracie and Peanut are a bit of a handful but they do make me laugh when they're not chewing on something. My son took them for a walk and Gracie got a bit hot but she knows how to cool off quick. they are Jackroodles and 6 months old.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on August 18, 2014, 11:22:54 am
Cute photos of the Twins CP especially Gracie cooling off :D :D :D
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Post by: cookie1 on August 18, 2014, 11:46:33 am
They're sweet CP.
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Post by: Gertbysea on August 18, 2014, 12:15:00 pm
You can certainly cheeky Jacks and smart .

Gert
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Katiej on August 18, 2014, 12:21:19 pm
They are so cute CP, and a handful I'm sure.

I hope your vet can find out what is causing the problem Courton.
I have to get up once or twice each night to let our 15 year old Jack Russell Chihuahua cross out to go to the toilet. Luckily she hasn't started going inside (yet).
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on August 18, 2014, 12:33:11 pm
Cute puppies CP, looks like they will keep you busy.  It's great having 2, double the mischief but they can amuse each other.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Delightful Den on August 18, 2014, 01:22:56 pm
Did they miss you while you were away CP?  :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: CreamPuff63 on August 18, 2014, 04:20:11 pm
I think they did DD. I heard from our neighbor that he could hear them barking sometimes during the day, and because I work from home if I heard them I would investigate or tell them to be quiet. I know they are mischievious but they are angels really. My son was living at the neighbbors for the past week and was emailing how noisy they were, how they need training, and how they've chewed a bit of the retic - but hey! they were only occupying themselves when there was no one around throwing them toys and balls and talking to them. Now I'm home they are sitting perfectly and butter wouldn't melt in their mouth. When I say sit - they sit.

****

Each pet we get, when they pass on the next one will "benefit" as a result of what we think we did "wrong". Now that our kids have grown up I've taken out pet insurance for the twins (not sure its worth it at this stage but thats the gamble). I haven't even told my DH how much it costs per month cos he would freak even if I told him the half price cost  :D (and he'd say a bullet would be cheaper  :-))).

One of my biggest regrets with our last dog was not getting all the vetinary services. We still forked out thousands over the years, but if we had gone ahead with absolutely everything I think in hindsight maybe the end wouldn't have been a) so bad or b) such a guilt process because you can't afford everything the vet suggests (hence the insurance)

7 months ago when I took Baci to the vet for his regular groom he hadn't been himself for over a week. In the previous year or so his most major problem was that an illness had overtaken him very quickly called SARS (sudden aquired retinal degeneration).  Towards the end we managed to get a urine sample whilst he peed on a bush and the blood test was easy. Of course it was a Friday and I was told that the result would be in on Monday. It was a long weekend, and an especially painful one for him and a devastating one for me to watch my dog decline. I had no family around and no one to bounce off so I just focussed everything on him on the hope that he was only temporarily sick and I could ease him through. I kept hoping that on Monday all would be revealed and he would be cured with treatment. By Sunday 5pm I was googling "how to tell if your dog is dying (http://dogs.lovetoknow.com/wiki/Warning_Signs_a_Dog_Is_Dying)" and he was ticking all but one box. By midnight I said goodnight and goodbye and didn't think that he could possibly last much longer. I think he lasted throughout the night because he needed one last goodbye. I will never forget as I was holding him in my arms and he turned to me and he just seemed to "soak up" my face with complete adoration (he was blind). My neighbor called the vet first thing in the morning and as soon as they saw him they stuck the morphine in. That was one of the worst days of my life.

My neighbor had the presence of mind to ask the vet there and then what the blood/urine tests revealed and they had it there on hand (??) and said kidney failure and high uric acid level. She said there was absolutely nothing we could do for him. When I left in the car and was doing up my seat belt, I noticed that he had lost what little was left in his bowels and that was the last box ticked off. Poor Baci he would never do that.

When he passed on, the plants just blossomed even within a week. He had killed off some plants seemingly overnight and I wondered why I never picked up on this. I had thought that maybe he had peed on that plant many times and it just couldn't take it and keeled over, but as the end drew near I now know his uric acid was so high the plants were just dying quickly and even overnight. Gee, I even noticed some stains on the exposed concrete that I'd never seen before that he'd peed on. What sue_purrb says about dozing times is absolutely correct.

I would recommend getting the blood & urine tests courton as they will tell you a lot.

I know this is a really long winded post, but knowing that it will be around forever in cyberspace I hope in memory of Baci it helps someone and some pet. A month later I got the twins and they have gotten me out of the house to exercise them which I've always enjoyed. I have stopped absolutely every dog and owner that is willing to assimiliate these little puppies. In the process I have met so many wonderful people along the walks. Even my son has met people that these little puppies have introduced me to when he's been walking them and they've asked where I've been  :o  How special is that?

Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on August 18, 2014, 06:51:01 pm
Thanks for sharing your painful story with us CP, you are right in doing so to make other dog owners aware.  Hugs in memory of your beloved Baci.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on August 18, 2014, 07:31:03 pm
What a sad story CP about your beloved Baci.I agree that you do meet some great people dog walking.I'm sure Chance would love the Twins too ;) ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: CreamPuff63 on August 18, 2014, 11:08:24 pm
I try and abbreviate my replies usually otherwise they'd all be that size ;)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on August 19, 2014, 12:15:47 am
CP, thanks so much for sharing your sad story of your beloved Baci. 

"Each pet we get, when they pass on the next one will "benefit" as a result of what we think we did "wrong". "  That is so true CP,   I am finding this out now
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Mama Fergie on August 19, 2014, 12:35:16 am
CP  so sad to read about Baci. The loss of a pet is very sad.

Your puppies are adorable and hopefully will give you years of love, loyalty and fun.

I too meet lots of lovely people while walking my two dogs  :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: courton on August 19, 2014, 01:02:24 am
CP and Sue Purb, thank you for the detailed reply. The urine test did not reveal anything but I am taking her tomorrow for blood tests. At the last two appts, the vet said quietly she has a heart murmur. I wonder now if this is linked as well. We adore her but having my parents in the nursing home (high care) and dealing with those issues on an ongoing basis, I think I was unconsciously not wanting to find out if there was going to be a downward spiral with the little dog. Oh dear.

CP, we had pet insurance until last year. Once our dog turned 12, the pet insurance company hiked the premium to $1200 per year!! So be aware they are going to increase the premium dramatically as the dog gets older.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: CreamPuff63 on August 19, 2014, 06:16:49 am
CP, we had pet insurance until last year. Once our dog turned 12, the pet insurance company hiked the premium to $1200 per year!! So be aware they are going to increase the premium dramatically as the dog gets older.
You're kidding! Thanks for letting me know this, I will ask them the question. Thats daylight robbery. I may cancel and put the money aside in a special bank account to use for vet bills.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: courton on August 19, 2014, 06:53:08 am
I did a lot of research recently about pet insurance. Basically there are 4 under insurers - so no matter who you go through it all goes back to the same destination. My premium went up from $40 a month to $60 and then a $100 a month. My insurance company was Pet secure. No matter what the vet bill was the max I got from them was $20. I would NOT recommend Pet secure. But 12 years ago there was not much choice and people did not insure the dog. Now, you can insure dog as part of house insurance ( which we have done but it only covers for accidents).
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: courton on August 21, 2014, 11:22:38 pm
Well, the urine and blood tests were inconclusive. So the search for a reason for our dog's problems continues...
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on August 21, 2014, 11:54:32 pm
That makes it hard courton, I hope they find the cause.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: CreamPuff63 on August 22, 2014, 03:38:19 am
Am currently paying $90 per month for the two puppies. I really am in two minds about it, as I'm probably better off putting the money aside in a bank account. If a big bill came in there would still be an excess to pay  :-)) whereas if I put the money aside I'd probably cover the lot...hmmn
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Gertbysea on August 22, 2014, 04:17:37 am
I agree CP apart from the I initial first year costs of puppies they are generally pretty much once a year expenses  until they grow old.
Even $60 a month would cover it

Gert
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: courton on August 22, 2014, 06:39:07 am
CP, the insurance does not cover the $200+ you pay every year for annual check ups, vaccinations etc. If we had set up a direct debit for the dog we would have been well and truly covered for all the medical costs now. It is hard call. Until the dogs are 7 years old, it is easy to change insurance companies if you are unhappy. After that, you cannot.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: cookie1 on August 22, 2014, 12:11:53 pm
CP your story of Baci brought a tear to my eye.  :'( :'(

On a happier note why not treat the twins as children and open a bank account for them. Then on banking day each week or month give them their money to bank. Then if they need treatment you will have the money tucked away. They will probably need more than 2/- a week. ( that was what I used to get!)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: CreamPuff63 on September 09, 2014, 02:48:23 am
Well I was going to cancel the pet insurance this week...

7am the underground reticulation goes on. It makes a squealing noise and a few sputters so consequently the little pups are always there to find the "snake" and help get it out of the ground  :-))  not only "snakes" but they've killed off a few of the bushes in this particular garden bed with all their bouncing and prancing so we put a wire fence across to stop them going in. It didn't stop them at all cos Peanut realised he could easily jump up halfway and then jump over the top. He always teaches Gracie these athletic tricks being the good brother. So bright and early as I open my eyes out of sleepy slumber I hear a high pitched screaming. He must've got his leg caught in the wire somehow or even jumped off the BBQ. So it was off to the vet where he'll have to go under, and have x rays and whatever else. Vet says probably around $700 and covered on insurance. Whew! I've probably paid this much to date so I'm glad I didn't cancel last week otherwise I would be spewing. She recommends insurance at least for the first year cos they tend to do lots of silly things before they begin to mature.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on September 09, 2014, 04:23:01 am
Someone was looking down from above CP - a close call indeed.  I hope Peanut hasn't done too much harm, silly boy ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: CreamPuff63 on September 09, 2014, 07:11:29 am
Its a lot worse than the vet initially thought as he has fractured his tibia on  a  growth plate. This means tomorrow it's off to the specialist. Bought a crate today so we can keep him quiet and not trying to play with Gracie. She's abit lost as he's still at the vet. Apart from the screaming when he did it, he has remained silent and very brave. He's such a cutie.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on September 09, 2014, 07:21:30 am
Oh no CP, I don't want to scare you but we had something similar happen to our dog and the cost was more like $2500 ouch.
Hope peanut will recover quickly, but being young they seem to get over it much quicker. Our old girl will never be the same, she's a sheep dog and now semi retired. She still runs with one leg up, but she just loves working and still manages on a casual basis lol. :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on September 09, 2014, 07:21:52 am
Poor Peanut. Wishing him a speedy recovery.
I'm glad you have health cover for him.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Bedlam on September 09, 2014, 08:03:18 am
Poor Peanut and poor Gracie.  Our sillier one is Toffee and whenever she is out Beau misses him dreadfully ( he's a little sook) crying and sounding very woeful.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on September 09, 2014, 08:13:12 am
CP, just read about poor Peanut.  Do hope he heals quickly. 
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: cookie1 on September 09, 2014, 08:59:54 am
Poor little  Peanut. Get well soon. You will have to give Gracie lots of cuddles while he is away. I suppose boys will be boys. :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on September 09, 2014, 09:03:41 am
Poor Peanut .Chance and I wish him a speedy recovery.Thank goodness you didn't cancel the pet insurance CP.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Katiej on September 09, 2014, 09:30:49 am
Oh no CP, poor Peanut. I hope he is able to fully recover quickly and get back to creating mischief with Gracie.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: goldfish on September 09, 2014, 10:04:58 am
CP.. Hope your little one heals quickly and completely!!   Thank heavens your insurance is there!! My vet advised me to look into insurance for our two (very) senior citizens. The premiums and restrictions were unbelievable. Almost equated to.. " yes, we will give medical coverage to your two provided they have lived in the Northern Territory for two years and became ill/injured during a dust storm in the rainy season and were incapacitated by a runaway tractor after it had been kicked and set in motion by a rabid buffalo."  Needless to say, we are without insurance....and read the doggies' OH&S manual to them twice a day!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on September 09, 2014, 10:08:26 am
Love it GF, I hope they sit and listen intently  :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on September 09, 2014, 10:09:14 am
CP.. Hope your little one heals quickly and completely!!   Thank heavens your insurance is there!! My vet advised me to look into insurance for our two (very) senior citizens. The premiums and restrictions were unbelievable. Almost equated to.. " yes, we will give medical coverage to your two provided they have lived in the Northern Territory for two years and became ill/injured during a dust storm in the rainy season and were incapacitated by a runaway tractor after it had been kicked and set in motion by a rabid buffalo."  Needless to say, we are without insurance....and read the doggies' OH&S manual to them twice a day!

Hilarious  ;D ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: cookie1 on September 09, 2014, 10:16:09 am
GF if they are elderly I hope they can hear the OH & S manual.  ;D ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: courton on September 09, 2014, 10:43:01 am
Well at least they won't chew it  - which a puppy would have done.

Ouch CP! That was a close call re insurance!!!!!!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on September 09, 2014, 12:47:16 pm
LOL GF :D
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Post by: Gertbysea on September 09, 2014, 07:26:23 pm
What would we do without them!

Gert
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Post by: Emme on September 12, 2014, 08:35:49 am
CP, how is Peanut ? hope he is okay  :)
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Post by: obbie on September 14, 2014, 06:18:10 am
CP I have just read about Baci, and I am crying... :) :-*
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: CreamPuff63 on September 14, 2014, 08:02:55 am
He had surgery on Thursday morning which apparently went well. He is getting lots of cuddles and I'll pick him up tomorrow, I've had to purchase a crate to keep him in for the next 4-6 weeks as he is not allowed to move. He has a couple of tiny pins that are criss crossed in and holding the growth plate together that if they come out he could end up with a leg that sticks out. Little Gracie is missing him being around, bu there's lots of nursing ahead.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Gertbysea on September 14, 2014, 08:29:44 am
CP  all will be fine thankfully. Poor puppies.

Gert
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on September 14, 2014, 08:33:19 am
Good news that Peanut has had his surgery CP.I'm sure with your care he will make a full recovery. :-*
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on September 14, 2014, 08:37:30 am
Poor Peanut, it's going to be hard to keep him calm and still - good luck with his recovery period CP.  Gracie will be happy to see him tomorrow.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Wonder on September 14, 2014, 10:34:11 pm
Poor peanut. Little boy puppies manage to get themselves into all sorts of bother don't they - just like many little boys!! hope the surgery went well and the recuperation goes according to plan. Gracie will be happy to see him home.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Bonsai on September 15, 2014, 01:36:00 am
My dog broke a leg as a puppy and we had to crate him for 6 weeks - on the bright side it made toilet training easy as he was taken outside and never got any house habits.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Wonder on September 15, 2014, 04:05:22 am
One of my dogs was hit by a car at only 15 weeks and was crated for over 4 months - he's never once done any of his business inside the house - a traumatic time but we always say that at least some good came out of it!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: leesmac78 on September 15, 2014, 09:30:22 pm
Teeny is 8 today.  This is him with a new Martha Stewart Pet Collection toy we bought him the US last month.  We bought him (and Josie and the late Tiny) to Frankfurt from Melbourne, Australia.  He used to be terrified of Thermie but he has learned that if he hangs around the kitchen, he might get lucky.  He is our dog but he loves Ed the most.(http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/15/08864d4d47a1ee3b8afaec44cbb777cf.jpg)

And this is Josie.  She is my darling.  She is an Aries (like me) and we really understand each other.  She is not fond of Ed, or Teeny for that matter,

(http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/15/7c126d0cbafef83393225cd16a1abcf3.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Cornish Cream on September 15, 2014, 09:51:23 pm
Cute dogs Lee. ;D
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Post by: courton on September 15, 2014, 10:04:53 pm
Adorable!
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Post by: goldfish on September 15, 2014, 10:11:23 pm
He had surgery on Thursday morning which apparently went well. He is getting lots of cuddles and I'll pick him up tomorrow, I've had to purchase a crate to keep him in for the next 4-6 weeks as he is not allowed to move. He has a couple of tiny pins that are criss crossed in and holding the growth plate together that if they come out he could end up with a leg that sticks out. Little Gracie is missing him being around, bu there's lots of nursing ahead.

Poor little guy . . but we know he'll be receiving the best care with you CP . . and he'll have Gracie to talk to.  Here's hoping he heals quickly :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on September 17, 2014, 12:35:54 am
CP, glad Peanut's operation is over, hoping he heals quickly.

Lee, those dogs are so cute , thanks for posting, lovely to see them.
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Post by: judydawn on September 17, 2014, 12:39:54 am
Cute little dogs Lee, thanks for sharing.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Wonder on September 17, 2014, 12:46:31 am
Cute dogs Lee. It's funny how they have such different personalities isn't it? We have two cavoodles which are 5 years apart in age the same as our kids. Like our kids they look very similar, but their personalities are poles apart and strangely replicate the kids personalities very closely  ;D I would be lost without the two of them in the house.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: CreamPuff63 on September 17, 2014, 01:46:54 am
They are adorable, and by the sounds of it they have their preferred laps.
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Post by: Bootobethin on September 17, 2014, 10:53:57 am
Wonder where did you get your Cawood letter from? We have a Spoodle and want to get another one but it is a nightmare trying to find a reputable place and not a puppy farm.
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Post by: Bootobethin on September 17, 2014, 10:55:22 am
That is meant to read Where did you get your Cavoodle from. Sorry
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: mcmich on September 18, 2014, 05:32:32 am
Cute dogs Lee.  :D
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Post by: CreamPuff63 on September 18, 2014, 06:07:35 am
This is Peanut and Gracie. He's been extremely good so far. Only another 4-5 weeks in the crate...think I'll even be running around and jumping for joy then
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on September 18, 2014, 06:27:46 am
Oh poor peanut. But the time will go quick enough I'm sure. :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Wonder on September 18, 2014, 09:03:48 am
Poor Peanut and Gracie, they must miss playing together

Bootobethin, it's so hard finding ones that aren't from a puppy farm. Unfortunately I think our first one (8 years old) may have been, I hadn't done much research and hadn't heard of puppy farms when we purchased him and I did ring the place we got him afterwards and they assured me he wasn't from one but then they wouldn't have told me otherwise. Our second little boy was from a private breeder and we went to their house and saw the entire litter so I'm 99.9% confident they were ok but you never know, there are always people trying to make money. It's so hard when you are buying the mixed breeds. Good luck
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Post by: goldfish on September 18, 2014, 09:30:11 am
They're certainly adorable, CP.. .. It's lovely the bond they'll have growing up together :)
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Post by: Cornish Cream on September 18, 2014, 09:38:41 am
They are very cute CP. I like that Gracie is by his side ;)
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Post by: judydawn on September 18, 2014, 09:56:03 am
That poor little boy, he must wonder what he's done to be locked away.  Gracie must also be confused but is so cute being as close to him as she can.  Roll on the next month or so for all your sakes.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Bootobethin on September 18, 2014, 10:44:57 am
Thanks Wonder. It is difficult to find a private breeder for these mixed breed.
Lots of anger and nastiness on the net.
It is such a pity as these pets bring such joy and companionship.
It is the humans who are the problem!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on September 19, 2014, 12:35:22 am
Poor Peanut CP, so glad he has Gracie to keep him company.  Hoping he will heal quickly  :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Nikkit on September 19, 2014, 01:57:27 am
I need to put up a piccy of the Chilli dog, but he does not keep still long enough for me to take a photo!
Needless to say he has grown. A lot!
He is now over 20 kilos, and almost took me out again this morning when he forgot to zag past me, and zigged into me! Ouch!
He is full of mischief, brings me my shoes to me in bed every morning with a grin, can not walk straight as his tail wags with such force it is a wonder he doesn't put his back out as his body wiggles from the neck back!
He eats with gusto - head in bowl bikkies flying everywhere and once done looks around as if to say "right, when's dinner?" Lucky my horses don't keep still for long as Chilli would be up there chewing on a leg!
He loves his "brother and sister" and pounces on them to remind them that he is there and wants to play, again!
Chilli brings us a lot of joy, smelly toys, and love.

Who would be without a dog...or 3  ;D

When he is asleep I will try and get a photo!
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Nikkit on September 19, 2014, 02:04:31 am
Chilli, posing, not quite asleep, but still! (4 1/2 months old)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Emme on September 19, 2014, 02:18:32 am
Thats the way to relax Chillil :D :D ;D  Gosh he has grown Nikkit, as you say where would we be without them  :D ;D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: CreamPuff63 on September 19, 2014, 03:45:11 am
He's a darling. One of the nicest things about dogs is their happy disposition.
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Post by: Gertbysea on September 19, 2014, 05:30:42 am
How lovely. Wanna scratch his belly!

Gert
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Nikkit on September 19, 2014, 08:47:46 am
He looooooves belly scratches Gert!

He just loves love really. If you are touching him he is a happy puppy!
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Post by: Cornish Cream on September 19, 2014, 09:04:30 am
Great photo of Chilli Nikkit.He has certainly grown.He weighs more than Chance :D :D :D
Title: Re: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Itsnotartitsdinner on September 19, 2014, 02:23:16 pm
Very cute. Here is my Henry dog. Off to my sisters for the weekend. Kids are going to miss him dreadfully. They've gone to their grandparents farm for 2 weeks. (http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/19/5uzyhy9a.jpg)(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/19/ytajepy3.jpg)
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Post by: Cornish Cream on September 19, 2014, 02:25:04 pm
Henry is certainly loved INAID.I love the protecting hand on him by your DD ;D
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Post by: astarra on September 19, 2014, 11:40:56 pm
Your DD is gorgeous INAID, and Henry seems to think so too!!  ;D
I too loved the hand on him in the car - so sweet!!
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Post by: judydawn on September 20, 2014, 12:15:19 am
Very cute picture INAID, what a beautiful smile your DD has.
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Post by: Bedlam on September 20, 2014, 12:22:25 am
Beautiful inaid.  2 weeks, you are going to miss them.
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Post by: dede on September 20, 2014, 12:49:40 pm
Had a Thermomix demo today and Billy (sun conure) flew and landed on the consultants shoulder, had to do a quick save as billy is not overly friendly with other people but saying that I'm pretty confident she wouldn't bite someone she landed on but more so if someone tried to touch her that she didn't know. Would of been nice to get a picture but didn't want to take the risk. :)

Here is a picture of Billy and Coco enjoying some sorbet :)
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/20/qesabu9u.jpg)
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Post by: judydawn on September 20, 2014, 12:51:34 pm
They enjoyed the demo then Mandi  ;D  Does the noise of the TMX scare them, especially making sorbet?
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on September 20, 2014, 12:56:54 pm
They just love food JD :) they both think that what's theirs in theirs and what's mine is theirs :)
No the TM didn't worry them at all, I guess they are use to it now. But the reason they flew off their cage and Billy ended up on the consultants shoulder was because the stool my sister was on broke and scared them both lol.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Gertbysea on September 20, 2014, 09:36:20 pm
That was a lively demo then!

Gert
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Post by: dede on September 20, 2014, 11:19:19 pm
Lol Gert it was :) probably a first for Cecillia the consultant :)
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Post by: Aussie Brenda on September 20, 2014, 11:26:34 pm
Cute birds Mandi, I just bought my GD a Budgie for her birthday.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on September 20, 2014, 11:29:48 pm
I bet she loves her new bird. Handreared birds are great fun :)
I recently brought a pair of Hahns macaws to add to my breeding stock, can't wait for babies from them.
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/21/mu8u9e8a.jpg)
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Post by: Aussie Brenda on September 20, 2014, 11:31:50 pm
Mandi I've never seen them before , beautiful.
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Post by: dede on September 20, 2014, 11:47:03 pm
They are the smallest of the macaw family with a big personality like a big macaw. Here is another breeding pair I have called Crimson bellied conures. I just love their color.
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/21/e2e6a9yp.jpg)
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Post by: judydawn on September 21, 2014, 01:26:33 am
Lovely birds girls.  Mandi how much time does it take to care for all your birds?
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on September 21, 2014, 03:59:30 am
It does take some time Judy as I now have 6 aviaries and 2 cages inside with 19 birds in total at the moment including 3 baby conures I'm hand rearing. And today I'm attempting to build a bird stand for my inside birds to play on. Yes they are all spoilt :). They all love their fruit and veggies so the veggie garden will come in handy once it grows a bit more. I guess we all need an interest :)
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Post by: judydawn on September 21, 2014, 04:12:36 am
I just don't know where you find the time to do everything you do Mandi  ;D  Super woman!
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Post by: Emme on September 21, 2014, 08:36:52 am
Beautiful birds Mandi, they would certainly keep you busy  ;D
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Post by: Cornish Cream on September 21, 2014, 08:50:05 am
My DD had a Budgie about the same age as your GD AB.She loved her.
Lovely birds Mandi. :)
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Post by: Aussie Brenda on September 21, 2014, 09:17:44 am
CC, my DD said she is paranoid about the bird, fussing over it ,only had it two days,  wondering if this is a future reference for when she has her own kids.  DD is very casual and is just shaking,her head.   ;D
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Post by: cookie1 on September 21, 2014, 02:26:42 pm
I love he Macaws dede. You are obviously a bird lover.
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Post by: Cuilidh on September 21, 2014, 09:43:40 pm
AB, your GD looks just like you!
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Post by: dede on September 22, 2014, 01:08:29 pm
I love he Macaws dede. You are obviously a bird lover.

I think you could be correct there Cookie1 :)
If I could work it out I would post a video of my quaker trying to say Super-cali-fragi-listic-expi-ali-docious. He says it over and over and over again. He's such a smart bird.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: cecilia on September 22, 2014, 04:11:10 pm
It certainly made the shortlist for Memorable Demo Moments!  The buckwheat went flying, but all's well that ends well.  ;)  Thank you, dede, for a very pleasant demo.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on September 25, 2014, 02:11:39 am
Made this for my birds. They really like it too which is a bonus.
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/25/abybate7.jpg)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on September 25, 2014, 03:01:47 am
How clever are you Mandi, a woman extraordinaire.  You never cease to amaze me, who needs a man when Mandi is around  :D
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Post by: Aussie Brenda on September 25, 2014, 03:24:36 am
Mandi that is great I can see that they would love it heaps of activities for them.
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Post by: goldfish on September 25, 2014, 03:42:08 am
Mandi.. That's nothing short of brilliant!! A business opportunity do you think? :)
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on September 25, 2014, 04:23:07 am
Oh thanks guys. I was pretty happy with it. It needs a few tweaks as my sun conure has already chewed half a ladder rung off, but easy to replace with something thicker. I was thinking maybe I could make a few and sell them as birds can get bored if they are not kept entertained. :)
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Post by: Cornish Cream on September 25, 2014, 08:43:33 am
Brilliant Mandi.Lucky birds. 8)
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Post by: Bedlam on September 25, 2014, 10:31:36 am
Very clever lady, Dede
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Post by: Kimmyh on September 25, 2014, 10:41:02 am
Love it Mandi.
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Post by: Wonder on September 25, 2014, 10:25:45 pm
Mandi that looks great, you have a very lucky bird. 

I've been away for a week and DD sent a text last night that my younger dog is being very naughty, the poor thing hasn't been walked at all and is missing me . Will be home tomorrow afternoon and I'm sure both dogs will be very glad to see me and even happier when I get their leads out for a walk.
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Post by: CreamPuff63 on September 26, 2014, 02:40:36 am
That's pretty funky. You're very good with your hands
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Gertbysea on September 26, 2014, 03:08:55 am
Please marry me Dede!

I wonder if birds see one colour  better than others and if they have favourites.  Could you wrap the rungs in sandpaper?

Gert
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on September 26, 2014, 05:32:02 am
Please marry me Dede!

I wonder if birds see one colour  better than others and if they have favourites.  Could you wrap the rungs in sandpaper?

Gert

Was you down on one knee when you typed that Gert :D lol.

And as for sand paper they would chew that to bits in no time as well. Thicker rungs will last longer, so will try that. But easily replaced.
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Post by: cookie1 on September 28, 2014, 12:45:22 pm
A great creation dede.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: courton on October 01, 2014, 07:03:13 am
Well, about a month ago I sought advice about my maltese shitzu which had suddenly taken to treating our family area as her toilet. There is nothing medically wrong with her. Now we are thinking that she may be suffering from separation anxiety from me! Have any of your pets experienced this? How did you manage the situation? Apparently, it is quite a common problem for older dogs.
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Post by: *suzanne* on October 02, 2014, 05:46:07 am
courton our 14 yr old maltese shitzu suffers separation anxiety but doesn't do as your dog does, ours cries and whimpers constantly whenever I am not in the house or he can't find me,  there can be 5 other people here but it's only me who seems to have this effect on him, pretty sure there is medication that they can take, what did your vet suggest?

and on other dog news we have a new member of the family he is a cavalier x shitzu and his name is Buddy
(http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/01/f94f9acd0cad93610dd1833f53aa3687.jpg)
this was taken yesterday after his first bath :D
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Post by: judydawn on October 02, 2014, 05:54:52 am
So cute, can't see the cavalier bit yet suzanne.
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Post by: Cornish Cream on October 02, 2014, 06:45:41 am
He's very cute Suzanne.A super name too ;) ;D
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Post by: CreamPuff63 on October 02, 2014, 06:58:10 am
look at those eyes  :-*
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Post by: goldfish on October 02, 2014, 07:17:04 am
Awwwwwwwww!  Just gorgeous!!  I'll bet he has everyone wrapped around his little paws!! :)
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Post by: chrissa on October 02, 2014, 11:24:08 am
Suzanne, your new baby Buddy is just gorgeous !

The medication for separation anxiety is usually clomicalm but you usually need to do some retraining while the medication is being taken.  It's not a wonder drug, it just assists with calming the dog down and stops the dog working itself up to a frenzy.
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Post by: Kimmyh on October 02, 2014, 11:28:24 am
Buddy is gorgeous.
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Post by: *suzanne* on October 02, 2014, 01:56:39 pm
Thanks ladies but geez I'd forgotten how busy puppies are ;D good job he's so cute though
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Post by: courton on October 02, 2014, 02:21:43 pm
Thank you so much for your advice Suzanne and Chrissa.  You have been a great help since we are tearing our hair out! Will investigate the medication. Presumably you get it at the vet.
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Post by: Emme on October 02, 2014, 08:53:57 pm
Suzanne, Buddy is a cutie and will no doubt keep you busy for some time  :D ;D

Courton, hope you are able to get things sorted with your dog  :)
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Post by: mcmich on October 02, 2014, 10:08:50 pm
Buddy is just gorgeous Suzanne.  :D
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on October 05, 2014, 11:32:14 am
Oh he is so so cute Suzanne :)
Title: Our pets with photos
Post by: dede on October 05, 2014, 11:35:01 am
Made this for my birds. They really like it too which is a bonus.
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/25/abybate7.jpg)

I decided to make another stand and see if I could sell it, well within 30 minutes not only did I sell the one stand I made, I also got 20 orders for more :o
Guess what I'm going to be doing in my spare time :)

(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/10/05/yhuda4us.jpg)
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Post by: cookie1 on October 05, 2014, 11:50:08 am
That's great dede. They are so good with all the natural bits of timber in them, no wonder people loved them.

Suzanne, Buddy is ever so gorgeous.
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: judydawn on October 05, 2014, 12:15:08 pm
You're going to be flat out with your orders Mandi then there will probably be follow up orders once others have seen them.  How long does it take you to knock one up?
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Post by: Bedlam on October 05, 2014, 12:20:07 pm
Wow Mandi, that's going to keep you busy. Hopefully you priced them well so you will have some pocket money too
Title: Re: Our pets with photos
Post by: Gertbysea on October 05, 2014, 12:39:21 pm
Spare time Dede? You have spare time?

Gert
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Post by: Cornish Cream on October 05, 2014, 01:58:31 pm
That's good news Mandi. ;D
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Post by: *suzanne* on October 07, 2014, 04:18:05 am
wow mandi you truly are an amazing woman is there anything you can't do?
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Post by: dede on October 08, 2014, 12:24:55 pm
wow mandi you truly are an amazing woman is there anything you can't do?

I haven't learnt to use a chain saw yet Suzanne 😜
Title: Our pets with photos
Post by: Halex on October 12, 2014, 12:03:00 am
Picked up puppy from Shenton Park, 10 weeks old. HIs name is Lincoln Barclay. ;D
(http://i1142.photobucket.com/albums/n615/yurkov/IMG_0069.jpg) (http://s1142.photobucket.com/user/yurkov/media/IMG_0069.jpg.html)
Title: our pets with photos
Post by: Nikkit on October 12, 2014, 01:02:20 am
welcome Lincoln. Our puppy Bella was from Shenton Park too (10 years ago).
He looks good Hally :)
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Post by: Halex on October 12, 2014, 01:22:02 am
welcome Lincoln. Our puppy Bella was from Shenton Park too (10 years ago).
He looks good Hally :)

Thanks, he is adorable, very quick to learn and eager to please. Shenton Park is great, they really look after the dogs and throughly check out suitable dog/puppy owners. They have their open day coming up in Nov, check the website, might go up with Lincoln.
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Post by: Cornish Cream on October 12, 2014, 09:18:26 am
Adorable puppy Hally.Great name too ;D
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Post by: Emme on October 12, 2014, 09:40:29 am
Gosh Dede, you will certainly be kept busy in the future.  They are wonderful and I am sure the birds love them  ;D

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Post by: Emme on October 12, 2014, 09:42:01 am
Hally, Lincoln is a handsome boy .  Love the name.  I am sure he will keep you busy for a while  :)
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Post by: Kimmyh on October 12, 2014, 11:54:20 am
Hello Lincoln and welcome to the forum. He's adorable Hally. You'll have lots of fun I bet.
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Post by: EmeraldSue on October 12, 2014, 12:13:25 pm
Cute puppy Hally. WhT breed is he? How big will he grow?
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Post by: Halex on October 13, 2014, 02:37:49 am
thank you all, we adore him. Yes CC we had a few names but we all loved Lincoln, linc or links for short. Barclay is great but we can't yell that across the park all the time as Bark is the short version, lol

He is a x lab, kelpie, and staffy.

How big will grow, probably medium size.

He is very good, very smart not our last dog. When we hit our road on our walks he runs all the way home. He is being crate trained and so far only one accident and that was the first night. He is doing his business outside. We have 3 feeds a day and the last is at 4pm.

 :)
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Post by: cookie1 on October 13, 2014, 03:38:40 am
I'm sure he will keep you busy Hally. Is he ok with thermomix noise?
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Post by: Delightful Den on October 13, 2014, 04:47:10 am
He looks adorable H. It is great that you got him from the shelter.
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Post by: mab19 on October 13, 2014, 06:17:10 am
The bird stands look great dede.  It looks like you are going to be a very busy girl filling those orders.

Hally, Lincoln is adorable, and I love his name.
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Post by: dede on October 13, 2014, 08:53:17 pm
I'm dreaming about bird stands at the moment, just had to make a huge one for a cockatoo. Omg it's doing my head in 😁 but I think I have something that will work well. It's hard trying to imagine a cockatoo climbing the bird stand and the size being right as I have never had one. 
I have now made 6 stands and still have another 16 to make that are ordered.
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Post by: Aussie Brenda on October 13, 2014, 10:55:03 pm
Dede I think you better get those kids working .
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Post by: Katiej on October 14, 2014, 02:53:30 am
Awesome work with the bird stands Dede.
Cute puppy Hally.
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Post by: Halex on October 14, 2014, 11:25:28 am
He looks adorable H. It is great that you got him from the shelter.

They have some lovely dogs at Shenton Park.

Thank you everyone, he is really well behaved and great with young kids, we have had 2 & 4 year olds over and he has never jumped up at them.
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Post by: mcmich on October 15, 2014, 07:23:07 am
Wow dede, you've really found a niche` in the market that needed to be filled.

LB is adorable Hally, so good that a pup from the shelter is going to good home.
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Post by: FlissPrideaux on October 15, 2014, 09:37:11 am
My love....
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Post by: cookie1 on October 15, 2014, 12:18:20 pm
He looks interesting.
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Post by: Cornish Cream on October 15, 2014, 12:33:09 pm
Nice looking Pug FP.
A friends DD has two Darth Vader and Padme :D :D :D
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Post by: kyton on October 15, 2014, 06:49:40 pm
Fliss, he is very handsome as is Lincoln Hally. Our kids are missing our dog Molly who is at home minding the house. (http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/15/c0fee2be0d76119c0ed975a12b1affe6.jpg)
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Post by: Cornish Cream on October 15, 2014, 06:56:53 pm
Molly looks a real cutie Kyton. ;D
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Post by: Emme on October 15, 2014, 11:31:00 pm
Fliss, a great photo, what is his name? 

Kyton, I am sure Molly is doing a good job.  A real cutie
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Post by: Katj on October 16, 2014, 01:26:45 am
Very cute dogs everyone!
I am taking our adored cat Annie to the 'Cat holiday home' this morning. We are going to Melbourne for 10 days, so she will be well cared for there.
Wish I knew how to put a picture on here, will have to get DH on the job.
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Post by: CreamPuff63 on October 16, 2014, 04:14:44 am
Fliss he looks like a little tuffy in that photo, is that what he's like?
You would be missing that big soft wool ball Kyton
Peanut is now fully mended. With him being crated at night, we've had the chance to find out that its Gracie who is the hole digger and is not maybe the angel we thought she was. When he was crated recuperating she had a bit of a chance to play with all the toys and has become a little more dominant/confident which was quite interesting to see as a result. Should be any day now that we get reimbursed from the insurance company, and if its anything like the first cheque we got back I would highly recommend going down this avenue for anyone who is wondering about it. Peanuts bills were over $5k - and I would hate to think what my DH would have said if I didn't have the insurance to fall back on  :'(
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Post by: cookie1 on October 16, 2014, 08:32:35 am
I think I may be able to guess CP. :D :D :D :D
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Post by: Halex on October 18, 2014, 03:41:52 am
Lincoln is so good. Nowe we know why he is so placid :)

We had our mobile vet out yesterday, he is lab x stuffy, no kelpie in him she thinks.

 ;D
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Post by: Gertbysea on October 18, 2014, 04:07:19 am
My son Lincoln AKA Vrajavilasas das is the same.  Places not part lab and stuffy though that would explain a lot
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Post by: obbie on October 18, 2014, 04:31:08 am

love the bird stands Dede
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Post by: judydawn on October 18, 2014, 04:54:33 am
Is your message cryptic Gert LOL.
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Post by: Gertbysea on October 18, 2014, 05:01:29 am
My son Lincoln AKA Vrajavilasas das is the same.  Placid not part lab and staffy though that would explain a lot
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Post by: Gertbysea on October 18, 2014, 05:11:23 am
Apple messing with my iPad.

Gert
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Post by: judydawn on October 18, 2014, 07:35:52 am
But what does it mean Gert?
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Post by: Gertbysea on October 18, 2014, 07:48:52 am

Judy



My son Lincoln (AKA) Also Known As Vrajavilasas das, (his Hare Krishna  name)  is also a placid soul.  If he were part Labrador and part Staffy that might explain his personality a bit. Joke Joyce! LOL!

Gertbysea.
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Post by: cookie1 on October 18, 2014, 12:19:54 pm
Yeah, my brain is working again. I had actually worked that one out.  ;D ;D
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Post by: judydawn on October 18, 2014, 01:39:41 pm
I've got it now Gert LOL.  I need a good hit with a hammer sometimes.
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Post by: Halex on October 19, 2014, 03:14:38 am
Lincoln now does running leaps down the hallway on the bed! this morning there was me, dh, cp, 1 cat and 1 puppy on the bed! ;
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Post by: judydawn on December 13, 2014, 07:40:39 am
Hello doggie, aren't you gorgeous.
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Post by: Cornish Cream on December 13, 2014, 07:41:25 am
What a lovely dog.Good name too ;)
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Post by: cookie1 on December 13, 2014, 07:52:14 am
She looks very colourful, ready for Christmas.
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Post by: Gertbysea on December 13, 2014, 07:54:30 am
Lovely puppy dog.

Gert
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Post by: mab19 on December 13, 2014, 07:59:15 am
Lovely little dog.  Nice decorations too.
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Post by: Kimmyh on December 13, 2014, 09:04:26 am
Gorgeous dog.
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Post by: Katiej on December 13, 2014, 09:21:14 am
What a beautiful dog.
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Post by: stef on December 13, 2014, 06:42:46 pm
(http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/13/0a8fb6d4699ac7f50f08b310247ec758.jpg)(http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/13/5374070af6f1e6058591cedde3ff356c.jpg)(http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/13/1d504940282df974ac7ebba88f783922.jpg)(http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/13/08085b6b4dc532a4b505a48097461b65.jpg)
Luka became the start of this topic, two and a half year ago, so it is time for an update.. This is how mister fluffy looks like now.. A HUGE GENTLE GIANT Golden boy.. Love him so much.. Happy hollidays to all of you
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Post by: Cornish Cream on December 13, 2014, 08:01:32 pm
Luka has matured into a beautiful dog Stef. :)
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Post by: Emme on December 13, 2014, 08:12:24 pm
 Stef, great photos of a beautiful gentle giant.  Luka is gorgeous!
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Post by: Gertbysea on December 13, 2014, 08:37:02 pm
Luka is soon beautiful.

gert
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Post by: CreamPuff63 on December 13, 2014, 09:23:19 pm
I've loved looking at these photos. The expressions on their faces are so happy and contented
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Post by: mab19 on December 13, 2014, 09:40:17 pm
Luka is beautiful :)
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Post by: courton on December 13, 2014, 10:13:17 pm
Luka is so gorgeous! So huggable!
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Post by: judydawn on December 13, 2014, 10:20:42 pm
Wow, he is a big boy indeed Stef.  It's lovely to see him again and it looks as if he is well and truly ready for Christmas.  Have fun guys.
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Post by: goldfish on December 14, 2014, 12:14:38 am
Stef, Luka is just one very gorgeous boy!! Many thanks for the new photos!! :)  I hope you all have a wonderful festive season - and I'm sure Luka is going to be really spoilt over Christmas!!  :D
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Post by: obbie on December 14, 2014, 05:34:10 am
wonderful photos of Luka
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Post by: chrissa on December 14, 2014, 06:57:37 am
My goodness, I remember our introduction to Luka.  How gorgeous he was then and how gorgeous he still is.

Seasons greeting to you too Stef.
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Post by: cookie1 on December 14, 2014, 11:33:15 am
He is adorable.
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Post by: stef on December 14, 2014, 11:51:41 am
Thanx everyone.  Luka feels like a million dollar boy now with all this attention.. He is the center of our lives and we hope to be able to keep this topic running for many years to come...  I just love this forum
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Post by: mcmich on December 15, 2014, 05:39:24 am
Wow, Luka is one big boy. Looks like he is ready for Christmas too.  :D
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Post by: Halex on January 09, 2015, 12:26:29 pm
All the doggies look gorgeous.

Lincoln has been fixed and is now wearing his bucket head hat! He is not allowed to get wet either, he looks longingly at our pool, he loves the water.

Bless him, it was one of the conditions of taking the dog from the shelter, he had to be booked in to be desexed, which I think is a great idea and the costs were incorporated in his price.

He doesn't understand why he can't fit through his normal bushes etc.

 :)

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Post by: cookie1 on January 09, 2015, 12:29:27 pm
Did you put him in kennels while you were away Hally?
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Post by: Halex on January 09, 2015, 12:33:33 pm
No he went to a friends house who works at Shenton, so he went to the staff dog area while she was working with her dogs and he had an absolute ball.

 :)
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Post by: Seahorse2011 on January 16, 2015, 01:38:34 pm
Hi Ladies and Gentlemen,
Thought I'd share a picture of my Little puppy, well, she was two last week.
So I suppose she's not a puppy any more and thank goodness she has outgrown eating my SHOES!!
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Post by: Cornish Cream on January 16, 2015, 06:00:57 pm
Cute dog  ;D
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Post by: Cuilidh on January 16, 2015, 06:44:12 pm
She looks very mischevious and very cute!
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Post by: Bedlam on January 16, 2015, 09:43:20 pm
Stef , did you know he was going to be as big as that?  He has grown into a beautiful big boy and looks like he knows it.
Seahorse, very cute.
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Post by: judydawn on January 16, 2015, 09:58:27 pm
She's a little cutie Seahorse.
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Post by: mcmich on January 17, 2015, 05:44:27 am
Hi Ladies and Gentlemen,
Thought I'd share a picture of my Little puppy, well, she was two last week.
So I suppose she's not a puppy any more and thank goodness she has outgrown eating my SHOES!!

Such a cutie pie.  What's her name?
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Post by: cookie1 on January 17, 2015, 06:28:42 am
Seahorse your cutie looks very alert and mischievous.
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Post by: Emme on January 17, 2015, 08:18:40 am
Seahorse, great photo, thanks for sharing. She does look very mischievous ;D
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Post by: stef on January 22, 2015, 04:40:06 pm
(http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/22/d8c300490716205c9f74e2476829cd42.jpg)(http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/22/bd5e80358fce9eeae9a6330babd6bc31.jpg)(http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/22/5fb690b55885ec85aa78fad8c0d6152e.jpg)
Luka got confronted with the love of his life: fluffy toys!!!!!  A whole shipment came to our shop, so first he showed he wanted them all, ten tried to steal one and since he got busted he decided on some community service by guarding the stuffed animals to make sure no one buys them :)
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Post by: Cornish Cream on January 22, 2015, 05:11:04 pm
LOL. :D :D :D
Luka makes an adorable guard dog :D :D
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Post by: judydawn on January 22, 2015, 09:41:32 pm
What a great job he has Stef  :D :D
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Post by: cookie1 on January 23, 2015, 05:20:16 am
He is really lovely Stef.
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Post by: Katj on January 23, 2015, 05:46:41 am
Beautiful dog Stef. :)
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Post by: mcmich on January 25, 2015, 07:19:05 am
He's a beautiful boy.
Community service is always good for first time offenders.  ;D
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Post by: Bedlam on January 25, 2015, 07:22:59 am
I think he will attract rather than repel, he's beautiful.
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Post by: cookie1 on January 27, 2015, 12:30:57 am
I thought I would Olly to the pet parade again. Here he is deciding if he will come out and play or not.(http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/26/81321bb0929388ca6e776a3df1ae58a0.jpg)
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Post by: judydawn on January 27, 2015, 12:36:28 am
I daresay he did eventually cookie  ;D
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Post by: cookie1 on January 27, 2015, 04:59:38 am
Yes he does Judy. I think he was keeping an eye on the iPad. He comes out and goes for a walk and climb, has a chat to no one in particular and goes back in for a sleep.
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Post by: Jamberie on January 27, 2015, 07:07:33 am
Lovely Cookie :) Maybe birds like computers. Our cockatiel (Boris), likes to help us type and walks over the keys when we are working...I think it is the sound he likes.
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Post by: Cornish Cream on January 27, 2015, 07:12:19 am
Olly is a very handsome bird Cookie. ;D
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Post by: CreamPuff63 on January 27, 2015, 08:06:19 am
He's very handsome, and has a definite twinkle in his eye
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Post by: cookie1 on January 27, 2015, 11:11:38 am
Thank you. We love him to bits, except perhaps when he decides he want a to squawk loudly.
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Post by: mcmich on January 31, 2015, 01:43:14 am
Olly's beautiful.  :)
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Post by: cookie1 on January 31, 2015, 03:25:35 am
Jamberie he is very partial to iPhones. He will sit and watch them for ages. He walks out to it and just looks at it. He can probably see his reflection.  :D
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Post by: Jamberie on January 31, 2015, 03:28:32 am
Haha! They are such funny things!
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Post by: Kimmyh on January 31, 2015, 08:58:23 am
Olly is adorable.
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Post by: judydawn on March 30, 2015, 02:57:01 am
Our little grand-dog Elliot, 8 weeks old

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Post by: CreamPuff63 on March 30, 2015, 03:11:08 am
Cute as a button!
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Post by: courton on March 30, 2015, 06:20:59 am
Just adorable!
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Post by: mab19 on March 30, 2015, 06:47:01 am
He's a little cutie and it looks like he will be full of mischief. :D
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Post by: Cornish Cream on March 30, 2015, 07:10:44 am
He's a real cutie Judy. ;D
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Post by: cookie1 on March 30, 2015, 07:34:48 am
He is a sweetie Judy.
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Post by: judydawn on March 30, 2015, 08:12:05 am
Thanks girls, I have to agree with all of you  ;D
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Post by: mcmich on March 30, 2015, 02:35:19 pm
Yes a very cute dog.  ;D
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Post by: JulieO on March 30, 2015, 11:11:43 pm
What a gorgeous little boy Judy.  :D
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Post by: Emme on March 30, 2015, 11:33:49 pm
Oh Judy, he is so cute  :)
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Post by: Liz_M_ on May 10, 2015, 03:15:06 am
This is Molly.   She thinks she is a princess.  :D
(http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i83/VinegarBits/Pets/IMG_0822_zpsrbepqnxa.jpg) (http://s70.photobucket.com/user/VinegarBits/media/Pets/IMG_0822_zpsrbepqnxa.jpg.html)
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Post by: cookie1 on May 10, 2015, 06:29:19 am
Oh she looks like a princess too. Very cute and lovable.
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Post by: Katiej on May 10, 2015, 06:53:16 am
Molly is a very cute princess.
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Post by: Liz_M_ on May 10, 2015, 07:07:23 am
I suppose I indulge her.  She gets her meals made in the thermomix.  This week is beef casserole.  A stew concocted of dog friendly veggies and chunks of chuck steak.    I am rewarded with an empty dish at every meal.
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Post by: Cornish Cream on May 10, 2015, 09:02:19 am
Molly is very cute Liz. :)
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Post by: Katj on May 10, 2015, 09:46:24 am
What a cute little girl Liz.
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Post by: judydawn on May 10, 2015, 11:43:16 am
Hello Molly, how cute you are.
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Post by: mcmich on May 13, 2015, 07:08:28 am
Molly is adorable and very well fed.  :D
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Post by: cookie1 on July 08, 2015, 03:16:27 am
I'm sitting here writing my shopping list and menu plan for the week. Ollie was squawking so I put his cover partially on. Now he has decided that he will come out onto the little verandah DH made him and have a chat, ( what are you doing? Over and over!). Now he is having a nap.
I couldn't resist the photo. As you can guess he is a very spoiled and loved bird.
           
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Post by: Katj on July 08, 2015, 03:33:51 am
Lovely picture of your little bird Cookie...very spoilt indeed, probably wants to remind you to put Bird seed on your list haha
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Post by: judydawn on July 08, 2015, 04:02:21 am
A little cutie cookie, how old is he?
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Post by: Cuilidh on July 08, 2015, 06:14:03 am
Very cute ... I hope you did put bird seed on your list!
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Post by: Cornish Cream on July 08, 2015, 07:13:17 am
Ollie is very cute Cookie. :)
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Post by: cookie1 on July 08, 2015, 07:46:06 am
Thanks. He didn't need any bird seed. I did buy corn on the cob and carrots, both of which he loves.
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Post by: mcmich on July 08, 2015, 10:29:29 am
I've met Ollie, he is a character and a very handsome chap.  ;D
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Post by: Kimmyh on July 08, 2015, 10:42:40 am
I hope you answered him cookie ollie is a cutie.
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Post by: cookie1 on July 08, 2015, 12:39:07 pm
Yes, I did answer him Kimmy. If anyone could watch or listen they would be convinced I need locking up as I talk to him most of the day.
Judy I think he is about 5 years old. I can't remember exactly when we got him.
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Post by: mab19 on July 08, 2015, 11:58:01 pm
He's a cutie Cookie.
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Post by: Kevin M on April 15, 2017, 03:18:10 pm
75 pounds of white fuzzy carnivorous love.
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Post by: Cornish Cream on April 15, 2017, 03:41:55 pm
A very cute dog Kevin.
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Post by: judydawn on April 15, 2017, 03:52:35 pm
We haven't had any photos of pets posted for some time now Kevin, thanks for sharing your bundle of joy with us.
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Post by: achookwoman on April 15, 2017, 10:24:45 pm
Kevin, lovely photos. Thanks.
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Post by: mab19 on April 16, 2017, 06:37:15 am
Lovely photo Kevin.
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Post by: cookie1 on April 16, 2017, 09:53:28 am
Very sweet. Thanks for sharing Kevin.
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Post by: Katj on April 16, 2017, 10:39:37 am
A very cute girl Kevin, I bet she's spoiled rotten.
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Post by: Kevin M on April 16, 2017, 10:28:29 pm
Miss KatJ

Yes.  Absolutely.

Kevin
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Post by: achookwoman on April 20, 2017, 12:34:32 am
Just had to share this cute photo. GD is getting a Bulldog puppy. This is a photo. She works Saturdays to help pay for him. Ral has been nominated baby sitter while she is at school. (https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170419/4f1d3290fb90b773cc40535a7de6ff7d.jpg)


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Post by: judydawn on April 20, 2017, 01:13:02 am
Cute Chookie.  Have fun with your grand-dog Ral.
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Post by: Cuilidh on April 20, 2017, 06:38:13 am
Chookie and Ral, I just showed this post to my colleague at work and he has fallen in love!!!
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Post by: Cornish Cream on April 20, 2017, 09:07:05 am
Very cute puppy Chookie.I'm sure Ral will have a lot of fun babysitting the new pup ;)
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Post by: cookie1 on April 20, 2017, 01:18:34 pm
What a truly beautiful dog. I really love it.
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Post by: mab19 on April 20, 2017, 11:39:25 pm
A cute puppy Chookie. 
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Post by: mcmich on July 16, 2017, 11:40:23 am
Looks too little to be away fom it's mum.  Nothing like a baby.
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Post by: achookwoman on July 25, 2017, 02:16:14 pm
Latest on Teddy the little Bulldog. His brother is the new mascot for the Bulldogs football team. (https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170725/8468066200216bafb4335fda55b3c0d5.jpg)
This is Teddy with his Bulldog foot jumper.


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Post by: Cornish Cream on July 25, 2017, 04:29:17 pm
Love Teddy's jumper Chookie.
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Post by: Cuilidh on July 25, 2017, 08:42:48 pm
Still looking toooooo cute for words - also looks as if he has grown a little bit as well.
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Post by: judydawn on July 25, 2017, 11:23:58 pm
Cute as, love his jumper.
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Post by: cookie1 on July 26, 2017, 03:05:33 pm
He's gorgeous.
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Post by: astarra on July 27, 2017, 05:48:35 am
Girls each got a 'female' guinea pig for christmas.... well.... one must be a boy as we now have 3 babies with one mum, 4 babies with another mum and one other mighty fat guinea pig  :o
They are adorable tho...I'll try to get a pic up soon
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Post by: achookwoman on July 27, 2017, 05:57:15 am
Astarra, love it. Bet the girls are thrilled to bits.
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Post by: Cuilidh on July 27, 2017, 06:12:17 am
Girls each got a 'female' guinea pig for christmas.... well.... one must be a boy as we now have 3 babies with one mum, 4 babies with another mum and one other mighty fat guinea pig  :o
They are adorable tho...I'll try to get a pic up soon
Thank you for the laugh ... although I guess you are not so amused!
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Post by: mab19 on July 27, 2017, 07:47:11 am
Girls each got a 'female' guinea pig for christmas.... well.... one must be a boy as we now have 3 babies with one mum, 4 babies with another mum and one other mighty fat guinea pig  :o
They are adorable tho...I'll try to get a pic up soon

That sounds just like our place Astarra when the children were young, we ended up with lots of babies.  One family we gave a "male" to weren't happy when the babies arrived :) :)
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Post by: cookie1 on July 27, 2017, 12:28:24 pm
I had a laugh too. Perfect way for the girls to learn about the 'birds and the bees.'  You may end up with lots of guinea pigs Astarra.
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Post by: judydawn on July 27, 2017, 12:46:50 pm
One was probably pregnant when they came to you astarra.  My DD bought 3 'males' and they were inundated with babies in no time.  I can remember in my early babysitting days chasing them around the yard to catch them when GD left the cage door open.
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Post by: Cornish Cream on July 27, 2017, 01:38:33 pm
A very funny story Astarra.  ;D
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Post by: cookie1 on July 28, 2017, 02:11:53 am
Judy I had a chuckle about you chasing the guinea pigs too.
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Post by: judydawn on July 28, 2017, 03:19:47 am
I can assure you that I wasn't laughing cookie, they are a very difficult animal to corner and you cannot reason with them like you can a dog LOL.
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Post by: cookie1 on July 28, 2017, 08:42:32 am
I think that was possibly why I found it funny. Naughty guinea pigs.
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Post by: achookwoman on July 29, 2017, 07:15:15 am
DD had mice as pets when she was 14 we ended up with a bucket full.
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Post by: achookwoman on August 10, 2017, 12:51:29 am
Update on Teddy. Just picked up from doggy kinda. It exhausts him.
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Post by: achookwoman on August 10, 2017, 12:52:59 am
Update on Teddy. Just picked up from doggy kinda. It exhausts him.
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Post by: judydawn on August 10, 2017, 01:56:22 am
LOL Chookie, are you dog-sitting for the rest of the day?
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Post by: cookie1 on August 10, 2017, 03:04:27 am
Poor little fellow, but I'm sure he's learning lots. He is so beautiful.
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Post by: achookwoman on August 10, 2017, 04:01:50 am
Judy, no we are not looking after him. He is a very intelligent little chunk of dog. Has a great personality.
We all love him to bits.
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Post by: cookie1 on August 10, 2017, 12:52:52 pm
Yum.
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Post by: Cornish Cream on August 10, 2017, 01:45:02 pm
Teddy is very cute ;)

Lovely bread loaves Chookie.
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Post by: Cuilidh on August 10, 2017, 09:15:18 pm
Poor teddy, being a puppy is so exhausting!
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Post by: achookwoman on September 08, 2017, 09:19:08 am
 In time out. Just had to share this.
Teddy the little Bulldog goes to kinds once a week. This is a picture of his kinda. Can't see Teddy, probably
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Post by: achookwoman on September 08, 2017, 09:20:21 am
In time out. Just had to share this.
Teddy the little Bulldog goes to kinds once a week. This is a picture of his kinda. Can't see Teddy, probably
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Post by: judydawn on September 08, 2017, 11:33:49 am
Ha ha, love it Chookie.
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Post by: Cornish Cream on September 08, 2017, 06:05:20 pm
Loved it Chookie. ;D
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Post by: Cuilidh on September 08, 2017, 09:24:55 pm
Aren't they gorgeous.  Love the wee dog peering around from behind the "teacher"! 
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Post by: cookie1 on April 16, 2018, 12:27:39 pm
The new budgie likes scrolling on DD’s computer mouse.(https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180416/16379f781c468f39e75652cd36b61fe7.jpg)
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Post by: achookwoman on April 16, 2018, 01:23:35 pm
Cookie, what a cute little bird.
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Post by: judydawn on April 16, 2018, 02:29:11 pm
Gorgeous cookie.
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Post by: cookie1 on April 17, 2018, 06:30:58 am
Thank you. I just noticed the dust round DD's keyboard. :) :) :) :)
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Post by: Cuilidh on July 01, 2019, 11:24:30 pm
... this is just for K Atie so that she knows where to go so that we can all see the photos of their gorgeous new puppy!
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Post by: obbie on July 02, 2019, 01:33:36 am
cute budgie :)
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Post by: K Atie on July 03, 2019, 02:17:04 pm
Oh thank you will steel a puppy photo to put on here soon .
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Post by: K Atie on July 04, 2019, 12:47:38 pm
This is Blacky the Bantam  DS chicken from school last year . We are now just getting eggs from her .
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Post by: mab19 on July 05, 2019, 02:16:12 am
K Atie, I love Bantams, we had one each when we were kids as well as a few others hens.  The bantam eggs were always for us kids.
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Post by: cookie1 on July 05, 2019, 08:29:24 am
What a cutie.
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Post by: achookwoman on July 05, 2019, 11:16:59 pm
K Atie, that is a nice little Chook.  Love their little eggs.  We are still waiting for our new Chooks to start laying.  They should be laying but it has been so cold it may have prevented them from starting.  I am only getting 2 eggs a day.  Just managing as I refuse to buy shop eggs.  If I need lots of eggs for a recipe I will use Aquafab.
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Post by: K Atie on July 06, 2019, 12:36:01 pm
Chookie are new ones are not laying all the time it drives me crazy , like you I cannot bring myself to buy them . DS eats all the bantams eggs . Sometimes I think a Fox scares them and they slow thier laying too .
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Post by: judydawn on July 07, 2019, 01:03:22 am
You need to give them a good talking to ladies.
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Post by: mcmich on August 10, 2019, 08:42:54 am
Love the budgie Cookie and the bantam is very pretty.
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Post by: cookie1 on August 10, 2019, 12:18:13 pm
Thanks Mich.