Monthly Archives: November 2011

Who’s your Momma?

When I had my dog, Limousine (God rest her sweet soul), most people would laugh when I referred to her as my furry daughter. And, when I’m on the way out my front door with friends, they laugh when I … Continue reading

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Picky eater

Guinea pigs are like people. Their bodies don’t make vitamin C so they need a supply of it in their diets. Daily I give Princess Piggy Poo an array of fresh vegetables and fruits in hopes she won’t get scurvy. … Continue reading

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Parlez vous guinea pig?

People who poo-poo having a guinea pig for a pet seem to have the impression that they are boring little creatures. Granted, they pale to an almost invisible shade in comparison to a dog. Having a dog is like having … Continue reading

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Every princess deserves a castle

Tomorrow is my weekly cleaning day but my friend Karen brought her daughter Sonja over today to meet Princess Piggy Poo so I cleaned up the place a day early. Not my place, Princess Piggy Poo’s. Plus, she spilled her … Continue reading

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Something up my sleeve

The other day I tried acupuncture for the first time. I’m not fond of doctors and even have something called “white coat syndrome,” which means I see a lab coat and my blood pressure and pulse skyrocket. Anyway, I was … Continue reading

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Blame the Momma

Whenever a sane, caring person is entrusted with a new young life, the natural desire is to do the best for your child, whether it’s a human baby or a pet. Naturally, perfection is out of the question, so all … Continue reading

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All I can handle

When I was 6-years-old, the neighbor kids got a light brown and white guinea pig. It was the first time I had ever seen one. I can also say that about its young owner’s private parts. He used to show … Continue reading

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Once upon a time…

Six weeks ago a snow-white guinea pig at Andersen’s Pet Shop gave birth to two precocious girl guinea pigs, both all white, one with gray ears and one with pink ears. Two weeks ago the one with pink ears was … Continue reading

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