How do you properly say goodbye to a friend, a family member, who's been your companion for over a decade? How do you fit over 10 years of life, love, and memories into a single memorial? These are questions I've been struggling with since Barnaby passed away last month. ...continue reading "Barnaby’s Memorial Video"
We're back! Despite having no real motivation to blog here after Barnaby's passing I knew that I wouldn't want to stay away too long. For now I'm going to try to get back to our Monday, Wednesday, Friday post schedule, although I may alter that a bit at some point. We didn't take too long of a break, but I figured I'd start back up with a simple update post. ...continue reading "Pack Update"
Each time we bring a new pet into our lives, we're signing an invisible contract. We agree to care for our new charges, to take them into our homes and make them a part of our families, to always do what's best for them even when what's best isn't cheap, or convenient, or easy. The benefits we receive in return for our doting care are too vast to be put into words. I've yet to read a definition of the word 'love' that I've felt did the feeling any justice. ...continue reading "Honoring Barnaby"
I don't know how many people who don't know me in person will remember BerryMelon (aka Berry). She passed away on June 15th, 2012, so just over 5 years ago now. I adopted her as an adult back in 2009, around a year before I started this site.
For those who never knew her while she was alive, Berry was an amazing broken black and white Holland lop rabbit. She was around 4 lbs, and was incredibly sweet. Berry was the firsts female rabbit I ever owned. ...continue reading "Remembering BerryMelon"
Easter can be a lot of fun, but can also present some dangers to our furry friends. Here are a few holiday safety tips, to ensure that every member of your family, even the ones with paws, enjoy this spring holiday! ...continue reading "Pet Easter Safety"
Back in February I posted a video of my rabbit, Barnaby, begging for then eating his morning 'cookie'. I had planned on eventually writing a bit more about why I started this ritual with Barnaby. Here's a hint, it's not just because Barnaby loves cookies! ...continue reading "The Rabbit Treat Test"
Millions of homeless pets are euthanized in animal shelters each year. One sure way to make sure that your beloved pets do not contribute to this tragic number is to get them spayed or neutered. However, depending on where you live and what type of pet you have the surgery to have your pet fixed can be quite expensive. Luckily, there are a number of different programs that offer lower cost spaying or neutering services. ...continue reading "Low Cost Spay and Neuter Programs"