Our lovely Min is travelling at the moment to spend Christmas with family so I'm taking over her blog this week. Anyone who follows her posts will know that, after her husband, Min's most treasured relationship is with her dog, Bella, so I'm sticking with what she likes best (her husband is out of bounds!) and sharing some gift ideas for pooches everywhere.
Now, I know it's a little late to be thinking of doggy presents but,
let's face it, they're not going to care when they get their little
treats or new toys as long as they do, right? With that in mind, why not
shop Pet Supermarket for some of the cutest doggy gifts available. My dog loves his Skineeze fox toy and you can pick them up for less than a fiver.
We all need companionship; it's human nature. While most of us would like to be in love, or at least have a partner, there is a whole pool of single ladies and blokes fending off loneliness. I am coming clean and letting you know that I include myself in that group. True, I have chums to visit pubs or take in the latest show with, but in my flat, it's just me. Well, I do have a companion and flatmate here, with four legs, lots of fur, and a lopped off tail. My dog Maxine helps fill those hours without human comfort. Over the past month I have noticed Maxine herself is getting bored and depressed. Maybe I have only now been able to see that as I have just started working from home. Whatever the case, I decided that Maxine could use a companion of her own. Thus, another four legged creature covered in fur and wagging a tail made its way here.
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I am an adamant follower of a blog by a woman who started writing about her adventures raising a guide dog turned family pet. Her dog failed the guide dog test when they realised that she loved to interact with other dogs too much, which can be dangerous for a handicapped owner. Instead of ending her blog when her dog changed "careers," she continued to write about all the animals she fosters in her own loving home.
Fostering an animal from the shelter is one of the most kindhearted and selfless things that a person can do. Recently, she took in an enormous cat from her local shelter because it was not thriving in that environment. This cat loves food so much that it literally sat on top of the food bowls to prevent others from eating it! When I saw pictures of this nutty overweight cat whose fat tummy almost brushed the floor when it moved, I could not control my laughter. After I finally got over my giggling fit, I sank back to reality and remembered the hard road ahead for both foster mum and cat. While there is a lot of humourous aspects of a really overweight cat, we must also see that behind the rolls of fat is a very unhappy and unhealthy feline.
By moo.pointGuest Blogger
at 8:42AM, a year ago |
I'd like to think of myself as a Good Samaritan; a caring soul who would do unto others as I would like done to me. And to that end I have taken in a friend's little sister who has moved to London and who can't move into her new flat until the end of the month.
For two weeks now we have lived a peaceful existence. She is 28 and
utterly beautiful; she works in PR for a very famous club in London
where the girls wear 'bunny' outfits and, last week, I was taken to the
club for a night out. Brilliant. I met the lads from The Only Way IS
Essex (ahem…) and, finally fulfilling a boyhood dream, I met Pamela
Anderson! I never kiss and tell!
I've done so much dog-sitting recently that there has been non-stop dogs parading through my household. It all started a couple of weeks ago when I watched an enormous black labrador named Ginny for a little more than a week.
Her owner has gone to visit her family in a different country for about
seven weeks and our group of mates are taking turns watching her. We
like to call it a tag team as Ginny is quite the handful - she's still
considered a puppy, even though she is close to two years old. Within
fifteen minutes of entering my house, Ginny grabbed my MP3 player
in her mouth and ran away, deciding that getting it back was going to
be a game. She spent 15 minutes dodging me whenever I approached her and
hid behind various pieces of furniture. When I finally saved my poor
music player from her teeth, she ran into my closet and proceeded to
swallow a sock whole. On top of this, she whined when she wanted
attention and she barked when I didn't give her any.
By moo.pointGuest Blogger
at 8:00AM, 3 years ago |
My labrador, Bella, has made several appearances here on Savoo. My words have mostly been of admiration but not today! Bella has severe attachment issues. She follows me from room to room at home and lies by my feet while I watch the television. My pooch is regularly a wonderfully well behaved pet…until I have to leave her. As soon as she sees me reach for my handbag or keys she turns into a bloody monster. She barks at me in a high-pitched manner that gives me a migraine. As we are about to close the door, Bella makes one last surge to the door and tries to run outside to join us. If she makes it out, forget about trying to coax her back indoors. You literally have to drag her to the door. It's quite a stressful experience.
By moo.pointGuest Blogger
at 8:46AM, 3 years ago |