Category Archives: Creatures

Animals, pets, critters, great and small

The Sting

I know what you are thinking – a sting is a secret operation of some sort. Nope! This sting was the real McCoy, the kind that comes with an insect on the other end. It was innocent, really. I simply … Continue reading

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Dog Gone

I have a dog living under the bed. His name is Gizmo, but you can call him Giz. He is a miniature Sheltie. Giz is as weird as his name, very shy, timid and afraid. He spends most of his … Continue reading

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A Day at the Park

Oh, look, squirrels! Aren’t they cute? City dwellers don’t see a lot of wildlife, so even the sight of so mundane a creature as a gray squirrel in a city park is reason for a mild excitement of sorts. They … Continue reading

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The Cat Toy

Look at the shiny cat toy my humans have put in the living room just for me! I love my humans. It is exactly what I wanted for Christmas, a tree with shiny balls all over it for me to … Continue reading

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Interview with a Turkey

Good day, Mr. Turkey. Thank you for agreeing to speak with us about life in the turkey shed and the approaching holiday season. 1. What sort of goals in life does a turkey have? Well, I’ve been on a very strict … Continue reading

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Turkeys Unite!

Turkeys unite! It’s time to panic! They are killing us by the millions. We must run while there is still time! Look around you – do you see any turkeys that you knew a year ago? They are breeding us … Continue reading

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Goodbye 4th of July

Dear Humans, I want to let you know that I am very upset with you. I do not think it is nice to laugh when I am afraid of the fireworks on the 4th of July. After all, it is an extremely … Continue reading

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Things I’ve Learned from Fireflies

Let your light shine – no matter how small. Don’t be afraid of flying in the dark. Keep a few secrets – let ‘em wonder. Believe in magic and life will be more fun. Even an ugly bug can be … Continue reading

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Pampered Pets

I declare, it’s just getting to where you can’t trust pets anymore.  All my cat does is meow and complain.  She doesn’t like her food and plays finicky, going on a hunger strike until I offer the right food.  She … Continue reading

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The Aquarium

Being a long weekend, it seemed a shame to waste it, so we decided to visit the Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga. I was not really sure that fish would be interesting, but – what the heck – nothing else around here to … Continue reading

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