Pets

Fainting Dog

Radioactive Cat

John is what I would call an extreme pet lover. Me, I’m different, I hail from a place where our neighbor’s farm treated their cows lovingly and then slaughtered them and labeled the meat in the freezer with their names; animals had functions. An animal that didn’t have a function was a frivolous thing. People […]

This is why I’ll never write again

Melamine Cat Poisoning Mystery

Back in March 2007, our two cats, Swee’Pea (aged around 11) and Baloney (13?) stopped eating, and curled up into listless balls, each refusing to move. I noticed a pet food recall on a local website. Alarmed, I made an appointment with our vet. She thought I was over-reacting. “If their food isn’t on the […]

My Tibetan Mastiff

Momo’s not so bad. He only has one bite “on his record.” Notice the language. It’s like saying I have no Mexicans “on my payroll.”

Asian Dogs

People wonder why I put up with John’s dog. “What was he thinking getting such a vicious beast?” they whisper as they hear the growls behind the bedroom door. John saw big, John saw fluff. He saw a Newfie that didn’t drool. He saw a family guard dog. He’d never been to Tibet. He didn’t […]