New Home Needed for CompAnimals Pet Rescue Shelter

Since the death of my dog Sorcia in January, I’ve been volunteering at CompAnimals, a no-kill, all-volunteer pet rescue shelter in Landenberg, PA. Although they take in all animals in need, they specialize in hard-to-place cases — animals missing fur,...

Rich in Dog Friends

The beginning of 2019 was a hard time for us. Thank you to everyone who extended their condolences on our loss of Sorcia, our beloved GSD of nine years. We still miss her every day. I look for her when I go to bed late at night, thinking I need to let her out to pee,...

Saying Good-Byes

Good-Bye to 2018. An okay year for me. Not a great one. Not the worst. But sadly, it’s ending on a very down note. After exhibiting weird symptoms over the past few months — such as facial swelling that looked like a reaction to a bee sting or spider bite,...

I Wasn’t …

I wasn’t … hanging from the artwork drinking milk out of Bob’s cereal bowl climbing the curtains knocking ¬†books off the shelf rubbing my butt on Gina’s homework licking the plates in the sink.   I didn’t … walk across...

What the Cat Does

Having shared the useful function of the dog last week, I feel obligated to give the cat credit for her role in the household: THE EXTERMINATOR!!!!! Yeah, I know that moth was on the outside of the glass. However, she makes some pretty amazing leaps to catch insects...

Door to Door Salesman

DING DONG. BARK, BARK, BARK, BARK! Sorcia rushes the door like a guided missile, throwing herself up on her hind legs and planting her front paws on the glass window. She bares her huge, sharp teeth and snarls. Saliva drips from her canines. By the time I get to the...