Decorating With Animals – OR – My Marmoset Has Horrible Taste in Fabric

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When I found out that the latest trend in interior design is to decorate with animals, I dusted off my dog’s top hat and monocle and said, “Come, Chewie! We are going to Target!” But then I found out that what they mean is to use animals as objects and inspriation in your decorating, and [...]

What The Whip-poor-will is Really Saying

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Spring is almost here. One of the surest signs of this season’s approaching is the awakening of bird calls! If you’re a bird song lover like me, you’ll smile at the good mood that bird songs bring out in us. If you take it one step further — as I do everything — and are [...]

Pet are Not Philanthropists

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As I was driving to Target the other day, I stopped behind a van with a bumper sticker that said the following: My Dog Gave Blood at ACCES. Just hear me out, people. I am a pet owner. I have always had cats and dogs and one unfortunate stint with mice as a child. I [...]

The Pumpkin Patch Can Suck It

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To celebrate harvest time, let’s all pay money to work in the fields!

Adopt a Friend

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Animals, more often than not, make better friends than people do. They don’t subtly tell you that you look terrible, lie to you, or talk back. There is nothing more comforting than a hug from a four-legged, furry friend. When things get the most stressful–failing an important test or a friendship struggling–the unconditional love and [...]

The Humble Beginnings of a Tried and True Cat Lady

I had killed many plants, goldfish, snails, and even a hamster, but I could not let this this kitten go, too. He had winnowed his way into my heart, and I was going to save his life.

HP EZPZ: How To Make Costume Ears For Your Pets

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You maybe didn’t know this, but if you’re not dressing up your pets, then they just aren’t cute enough. Also, they are finding their lives less fulfilling than they could be, and it’s your fault.

The Lesser of Two Rodent Evils

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Can we get something straight here? I do not like rodents. Hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs reside squarely in the rodent family. That much I know to be true (unless it is scientifically not true and if that is the case, shut up). I guess you could say I used to love rodents. When I was [...]