Category Archives: Animals

And Now Two –Suzuka Scaife — 5/8/2000 to 3/3/2017

I fell in love with Suzuka’s picture on Petfinder in the fall of 2000 when she was in a no kill shelter in Victoria, TX. She had been dubbed Nellie, and her brother, Miki, was Lance, and I wanted to … Continue reading

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Memories

Yesterday marked the two year anniversary of Akane’s death, and I’m mostly grateful we passed the day with no one else needing to shuffle their mortal coil (I’ve got quite a stable of oldsters). However, it made me reflect how … Continue reading

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Places to Hike in Austin with a Leash Reactive Pup?

My youngest dog, Patience, (who is actually now 7, but she’s still the baby in my mind with two nearly 16 year olds as the other two parts of the canine triad), is a country dog through and through. ¬†She … Continue reading

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Countdown to Wondercon

I have a little over a month until I head out to Los Angeles for Wondercon, and it seems like I still have tons of things to get done! One of the big things is saving up for my trip … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July, USA!

Last year I whined about how much I hated Independence Day because firecrackers were a hazard, and they drove my dogs absolutely batty. However, this year I realized that my two dogs who hated the noise are no longer here…I … Continue reading

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Suddenly Three: Perdita Scaife January 21, 2002 (approximate) to February 24/25, 2015

Exactly a month after Akane’s death I received the unwelcome news that something was seriously wrong with Perdy, my dobie/greyhound girl who had been Akane’s archnemesis in life (I had to keep them separated their entire lives because of how … Continue reading

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It’s been another one of those weeks…

While I’ve spoken openly about dealing with Perdy’s probable cancer (she has three masses in her liver, one in her spleen, and one taking up half of her right kidney) on Facebook I hadn’t put anything here as if keeping … Continue reading

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