Category Archives: Animals

Popping Pills…

Happy New Year to everyone, and all the best for 2017. Yes, I know it’s almost the end of January. I didn’t want to get lost in the wave of New Year’s greetings. (That’s my story and I’m sticking to … Continue reading

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Update

Caesar is doing somewhat better. The pathology lab has, however, manage to lose his blood tests. I’ve been waiting for the results since Monday, and now the vet has gone on holiday until after the new year. 😦 There is … Continue reading

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Just a Quick Note

Caesar is not well. He was in hospital for two days, and we are waiting for the results of the blood tests. He has feline asthma and some other issues. He is 14 years old, so that is against him as … Continue reading

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Hairy Houdini Strikes Again

Caesar is still doing well, although we are thinking of renaming him. Hairy Houdini seems appropriate. It’s been nearly three months since he had the attack, and despite our best efforts, he has managed to get out four times. Okay, … Continue reading

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It’s Getting Better!

My son is out of hospital – for the second time – and is starting to look better. All in all, he was in hospital for over two weeks. Two different hospitals, mind you. The first one let him out … Continue reading

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A Quick Cat-ch Up

Caesar is still doing well. Apart from driving us up the nearest wall… He wants to go out. He wants to go out now! We are spending a lot of the day walking around the yard behind the cat. Thank … Continue reading

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Another Update

  We’re all learning to adjust, although looking after a partially sighted cat with balance problems is challenging to say the least. He wants to go where he wants to go, and doesn’t much care about the human trailing in … Continue reading

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Update

Thanks to everyone who posted messages of sympathy and support. Every one of them is appreciated. I woke up yesterday hearing a cat crying. Caesar was on the corner of the bed, but hanging on and looking panicky. He couldn’t … Continue reading

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Some Sad News

My one cat, Caesar Opportunus, is very ill. I won’t go into all the details, only that he is in hospital and on a cortisone drip. Any positive energy in his direction would be appreciated. Hopefully we will know more … Continue reading

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Say Hello to my Little Friend…

I made another one. Slightly smaller… The Pattern (from K Hook Creations – free to download) is the same, but the threads are different. The variegated is a Double Knit cotton and the green is size 20 Cebelia. I will say … Continue reading

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