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Wonderful Wednesday: See You Soon

Mom is going to have major back surgery next week and she will be literally, laid up, for a while. Louise and Sofie are going to have a little winter vacation with Sonya, the dog whisperer, for a few weeks while she is recuperating. Mom is not sure when she will be able to start walking long distances again, or when she can take a chance with 55 and 70 lbs dogs pulling her on the end of the leads.

Charlie and the cats will keep her warm until the big dogs return. Hopefully, it all goes well and she will be back walking the big dogs and blogging again in no time.

Don’t go too far away. DogDaz will be back soon.

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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Posted by on January 27, 2021 in Cats, Dogs

 

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Monday Mischief: Hall Shot

Animals can be so funny, don’t you think? Charlie was waiting for V, who is in the bathroom which is the door to the right. So, Sofie and Nine decided to join him and wait too. I could not resist taking the shot. You would think that these goofballs actually like each other. What is it about a closed-door that makes animals want to knock it down?

What kind of mischief did you get into today?

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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Posted by on January 25, 2021 in Cats, Dogs

 

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Caturday: Repose #27

The cats have really taken to sleeping on Louise’s old dog bed. They have gotten to the point, that if she is laying it, which she still does sometimes, they try to stare her down until she moves to her new bed. You never know who you will find there, these days.

I cannot imagine a life without cats!

Just another CATDogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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Posted by on January 23, 2021 in Cats

 

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Black and White Sunday: Always Watching

Life on the other side of the glass clearly is very interesting. The life of a cat at this Zoo is one of always watching: watching birds; watching squirrels; watching bugs. And of course, of me, watching them, watching.

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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Posted by on January 17, 2021 in Cats

 

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Caturday: Stella

Sofie and I were in visiting Stella and I was able to catch a few shots. Usually, she is moving around and really hard to photograph. Such a pretty baby, my Cali-torte. It amazes me how happy she is with her solitary life. She does like the occasional visit from Sofie or Louise. She doesn’t like Charles at all, and of course, hates all the other cats. She also is not a cat you see smile much but she does purr. I love you, Stella the Serious.

I cannot imagine a life without cats!

Just another CATDogDaz morning at the zoo <3Stell

 
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Posted by on January 16, 2021 in Cats

 

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Monday Mischief: Marshmallow Removal Tips

Yep. Someone, whose name I am pretty sure starts with an ‘S,’ got into something in V’s office when we were visiting Stella. I was not sure what it was at the time but I caught her eating a bag that looked like it must have contained some icing or something, at least that is what I thought.

But, alas, it must have been marshmallow* because later I found white sticky stuff on the rug and one of her stuffy toys. Well, now I know how to get marshmallows out of the carpet.

Simply rub a few ice cubes on the spot until the marshmallow gets hard. Then using a backside of a butter knife, scrape the frozen stuff until it comes away from the fibers. Repeat the freeze/scrape action until it is gone.

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Mini thinks Sofie is just downright dumb!  And tonight she is dumb with a tummy ache (but she is fine).

*Marshmallows can be dangerous for pets. Not just because they are all sugar, but because they may contain Xylitol which can cause almost immediate liver damage.

What kind of mischief did you get into today?

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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Posted by on January 11, 2021 in Dogs

 

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Caturday: Back To The Grind

I don’t like that Mom had to go back to work this week! She is not paying any attention to me, so I am going to sit right in the middle of everything she is doing and be a pest. I am good at being a pest. What do you mean you don’t want me hitting your screens with my paws/claws? I think I will go over to the printer and start chewing on the ends of her papers. That always adds a nice touch to her notes.

– Noel, The Christmas Cat

I cannot imagine a life without cats!

Just another CATDogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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Posted by on January 9, 2021 in Cats

 

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Caturday: Smug New Year

Nine has been a real bully lately. Maybe he didn’t like what SantaPaws brought him for Christmas. He just does not want to share the tree and is really terrorizing everyone. He keeps trapping poor Noel in the corner when she is using the litter pan which I think is really unfair; is there nowhere safe, Nine? He has absolutely no respect for his elders (she is 13 and he is 9). Noel has a big scatch on her nose today 😦

Mini Cooper is just not OK with this behavior and tends to give it back to him but he wins most of the time. I wish this wouldn’t go on at 4 am when I am trying to sleep.

I cannot imagine a life without cats!

Just another CATDogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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Posted by on January 2, 2021 in Cats

 

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Wonderful Wednesday: Bring on the Roaring ’20s

This month marks 9 years that DogDaz has been on WordPress. It is incredible the blog friends that we have made. The moments we have shared together in cyberspace. The animals that have entered our lives and those that have left holes in our hearts.

Our wish for 2021 is to end this horrible human plague and to get back to a fuller, more active life. To hug the ones we love and to be able to hold them again. The Spanish Flu in 1918 ushered in the decade we called the roaring ’20s.

“In the Roaring Twenties, a surging economy created an era of mass consumerism, as Jazz-Age flappers flouted Prohibition laws and the Harlem Renaissance redefined arts and culture.”History.com

Maybe this plague will usher in a new roaring ’20s, with a surging economy again, but a focus on redefining civil justice and environmental urgency.

From our Zoo to yours, may you find health and happiness in the New Year and may you always be surrounded by fur, licks, love, and pet hair. Here is to a better tomorrow. Happy 2021!

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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Posted by on December 30, 2020 in Cats, Dogs

 

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Monday Mischief: A Fine Time Was Had By All

Christmas is not over until someone fights over a box. Now on to New Years!!!

What kind of mischief did you get into today?

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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Posted by on December 28, 2020 in Dogs

 

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