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DogDaz Zoo: We’re Back!!!

Thank you for being so patient. I know we have been gone since Christmas. We are back now. Mom got unexpectedly ill and didn’t mean to be offline so long. ūüė¶

She promises that she will tell you all about our winter adventures over the next few weeks. Gosh oh, golly gee, it is almost spring, so she better hurry.

Let’s start with December. We got some really nice gifts from everyone. We each got stuffies and squeakies to chew and treats.

Mom made V a pillow of Charles so he can go everywhere they go. It came from a company called Pet Ninja and was shipped from China in this little envelope. Mom thought they had made a mistake because it was so small but when the bag was openned it blew up to be bigger than he actually is. Bark Out Loud.

The bestest¬†present was a painting that K8 made for Mom of us. K8 copied a picture that Mom took of all three of us at the front door and she painted it on to a 2″ canvas. You can follow her process in the pictures below. The whole painting is littler than Mom’s new watch (which Peanut gave her). Isn’t it so cool!

How lucky we are to have such a wonderful family.

Stay tuned for updates, catch ups, mischief, and smiles.

We’ve missed blogging and hope you’ll come back real soon.

Louise, Sofie Bear, Charles, Noel (the Christmas cat), Nine, Stella, Mini Cooper and Mom

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ‚̧

 
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Posted by on March 1, 2018 in Cats, Dogs

 

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Black and White Sunday: My Little Sister

Mini Cooper never allows Nine to sleep alone. Wherever he is, she finds him and pushes her way in. I have never had a cat that was so insistent on being with another cat. Nine tolerates her most of the time¬†until he doesn’t. Deep down I think he loves having a little sister who adores him (or not!). Mom adores them both.

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ‚̧

 
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Posted by on September 10, 2017 in Cats

 

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Caturday: Her Majesty, Queen Noel, Rules the Zoo

The big dogs were away on a play date so Noel decided she was going to come into my offices and sleep on Louise’s dog bed. She has never done that before that I recall. When she is in the office, usually she hides in the supply closet and sleeps on the boxes of paper.

Louise was a bit confused when she returned from her date to find Queen Noel in her bed. But Louise, being Louise, did not roust her or do anything the other dogs around here would do (like chase her away or nibble on the pillow very close to her to scare her away).

The Honorable Princess Lulu, laid down quietly next to her bed, with Queen Noel in it, and went to sleep. Noel the Queen of the Zoo and her court.

I cannot imagine a life without cats!

Just another CATDogDaz morning at the zoo ‚̧

 
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Posted by on July 8, 2017 in Cats, Dogs

 

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Monday Mischief: The “Find Mini” Game

I am not sure Mini knew that she was the focus of attention when she chose to hide behind the front door this morning. Sometimes I wonder if the cats know that their tails are sticking out under things when they hide. At first, when I saw the group hovering, I freaked. On occasion, Black Rat Snakes have found their way into the foyer and I thought that was what they were all looking at. On closer observation, it was too fluffy and moved slowly (which the snakes don’t do when they are in the house).

Mini must have felt all these eyes on her tail because she started to pull it back behind the door with the rest of her.

No animals, or tails, were hurt in the moment. Thank goodness.

What kind of mischief did you get into today?

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ‚̧

 
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Posted by on July 3, 2017 in Cats, Dogs

 

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DogDaz Zoo: LapWars

For the first 14 days after Mom’s surgery, she could not step on her foot. The big dogs were gone and it was very quiet. We helped her sleep. And we helped her work. And we fought over her lap. The first week all she did was sleep but then she started to work lying down. Mini and I would fight every morning to see who could win her lap. Mom called it LapWars: LapTop, LapDog, LapCat. At the end of the¬†week, the score was Charles: 3 Mini: 4. Noel did not try to play, she just wanted to sit next to Mommy on her knee scooter and stare at her. Sadly, the big dogs return on Day 15, so we don’t know if LapWars will be permanently interrupted by Louise and Sofie pushing in to own¬†Mommy. We will see – stay tuned to this channel because next week I am going to rule the lap! (Mom says 2 weeks down and 6 to go before any dog walking is possible). – Reported by Charles, the MugWump

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ‚̧

 
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Posted by on May 17, 2017 in Animals, Cats, Dogs

 

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Monday Mischief: We Help

Mom has a¬†boo boo on her foot (a plate and 5 screws). She is not allowed to put any weight on it for 2 weeks and then she has to wear this cast boot for another 6 weeks (if she heals well). We think it is fun that she has to stay in bed all day. We have been fighting over who helps her the most. Louise and Sofie are away at Sonya’s Dog Farm until Mom can put her foot on the floor again. Mom is sad because she misses her big dogs, but we don’t. The house is now owned by us little critters only! We cats like that there is no Sofie chasing us down the hall. But, Charles doesn’t get¬†any walks, just out in the yard, and is starting to look a bit portly. And, Nine seems afraid of the boot and hides under the bed.

Mom says we are a big help and make her smile. I think she is ready to be done with this cast thing already.

Reported by the big helpers – Noel and Mini Cooper

What kind of mischief did you get into today?

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ‚̧

 
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Posted by on May 15, 2017 in Cats, Dogs

 

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Caturday: Mini Loves Lulu – Charles Not So Much

Mini and Lulu have a special relationship.

Lu doesn’t really pay attention much to the cats, but she and Mini kiss quite often. Mini really likes her.

On the other paw, Mini is not too fond of Charles. And for good reason, he bullies her off laps and is generally a stupid dog.

Body language can tell you a great deal at the zoo.

I cannot imagine a life without cats!

Just another CATDogDaz morning at the zoo ‚̧

 
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Posted by on April 8, 2017 in Cats

 

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