Posts in category "Animals"

Cats vs Dogs: Are cats better in the winter?

#9 - Cats are instant heaters. They love to climb up on your neck or lap to warm you up.

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Winter is almost here, and judging from the weather we have had in recent weeks, this Winter is going to be a cold, wet one. With that said, it made me ponder why cats may be better winter animals than dogs. Since I have both cats and dogs, I asked my friends to chime in... Read more »

Adopt a kitten: Should I or Shouldn't I?

Selena on her first night in our home. She was so scared.
Just so you know, I am a sucker for foster animals. Whether it happens to be a bird, cat, dog, or hamster, I always think that I can nurture them to health before handing them over to a new home. Unfortunately, sometimes fostering does not quiet work out as planned. For instance, every pet that I... Read more »

Prep now for National Pet Owner's Day!

Prep now for National Pet Owner's Day!
Next Wednesday is National Pet Owner’s Day. In preparation for this day of recognition, be sure to show your animals some love. Sometimes we take our animals for granted. We know that they will be there for us when we need them, so we forget to be there for them sometimes when life gets a... Read more »
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Saying goodbye to Fred: The Gangsta Hamster

A sad morning today in the Horn-Quinn Manor. After almost two years in the family, our beloved Fred passed on today. Upon waking up this morning, I noticed that Fred was not moving. Thinking the worst, I opened his cage to check on him. Unfortunately, it was much worse than I had thought. He was... Read more »

A day in the life of a very spoiled dog...

Nibbler's Easter Picture as provided by The Grooming Spa, 21 North Wilke Road, Arlington Heights.
I know that I have not been on the blog a lot, and I apologize for that. Not only have I been a very bad blogger, I have been very sick. After I finally finished with a sinus infection, I got the flu. Once I thought I was out of the clear on that, I... Read more »

An event for pets to benefit their best friends!

An event for pets to benefit their best friends!
The American Cancer Society‘s Bark for Life is scheduled for August 19, 2012. The event, taking place at the Sear’s Centre in Hoffman Estates, is a branch of Relay for Life. This year, Kyle and I are serving on the committee for the Northwest Suburban event. In doing so, we have started a team for Nibbler and... Read more »
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REVIEW: Loving Care Animal Clinic shows the love!

REVIEW: Loving Care Animal Clinic shows the love!
One of the hardest things to handle while making a huge move is making sure your pets are thoroughly taken care of. Before leaving Arkansas, Kyle and I had to make sure that Nibbler, Zander, and Cleatus were legal to cross state lines. Well to be honest, Kyle and our friend Teresa Medlock handled it.... Read more »

Merry Christmas to you all!

Merry Christmas to you all!
Kyle, Nibbler (photographed), Zander, Cleatus, Fred, and I wish everyone a very blessed Christmas season. I will have tons of stuff to post about soon; however, I wanted to say a very special MERRY CHRISTMAS to you all! I hope everyone gets everything they wished for, and I hope you all take great value in the... Read more »

Always remember the Canine's 10 Commandments!

Always remember the Canine's 10 Commandments!
Sometimes, we all get too busy to play with our animals. However, we must remember that we are all our pets have. In light of recent news of people abandoning their animals to take a new apartment, I find myself holding my canine friends and hamster a little closer. NOTE: I am not holding the... Read more »
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Fred: The Gangsta Hamsta II

Our lovable hamster Fred has been part of our family since the beginning. Fred was a gift to me from Kyle for my birthday last year. My birthday was the day before Kyle and I became an official item. Therefore, Fred has been with us for the long haul. Once our family of two men, two dogs, a cat, and... Read more »
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