1 Holly can't understand why
2 Simi has had the first of her summer haircuts today and is very pleased with herself. She got lots of treats afterwards for having proved herself to be "educata" [well brought-up] at the doggie grooming parlour!
3 I had posted this in the past but thought I`d throw it up again for a laugh. I had this doilie on my computer chair and there must have been a crumb of food there because next time I turned my head, there was Elvis wearing the doilie!! LOL He stayed that way long enough for me to grab the camera near by.
4 Tiny "circling the herd" on Sunday as diners played defense with their lobsters, clams and mussels during the Down East Clambake at Goomp's
We're posting a cute kitty pic because we didn't want to leave that somewhat unnerving image of the Shellfish McToast at the top of our blog overnight.
5 The RSPCA had sent him there after they had made five unsuccessful attempts to find him a permanent home. It is a little known fact that the RSPCA do kill dogs they are unable to re-home, unlike the National Canine Defence League. But they give them a last chance – before the final deed is done. So he was on doggy death row and staging 24 hour barking and dirty protests.
6 As you know, I am the proud owner of a wonderful Jack Russell, called Gio. I am pleased to say he has never behaved quite as badly as Bert, a Jack Russell owned by Tory MP Andrew Turner. Bert took it upon himself to embarrass his owner while visiting the Isle of Wight Show when he savaged a Polecat to death.
7 The grey mare and I have just celebrated our fifth anniversary together. As far as relationships go, I think it’s very satisfactory: she carries me on her back, and I feed, worship and adore her. Prior to the grey mare, I had acquired my horses: she is the first one I paid for. Hunting for a horse can be a harrowing business.
8 OK, no. They aren't champs. They have various "not quite perfect" traits. But I love 'em. To bits. And not for the world would I hold their tails out, raise their heads unnaturally or flick at them with a brush like a demented game show contestant (not in public anyway).And the personages for this evening are: