Winning the War on Vermin

You may or may not recall that although Junior is adorable and I do love him best, Sparky was actually recruited by us Gottliebs to win the war on vermin. For the most part Sparky has been useless, she does not love me, but she doesn’t dislike me. She’s a typical cat with me, aloof and busy shedding. With Alexander it’s a completely different story, for Alexander Sparky is all purrs and snuggles, she’s the perfect pet. Last night Sparky became my favorite too. Watch her at work, and you can look …

The Cat Fell in the Swimming Pool

Last night we had a fabulous dinner to celebrate Jane’s Birthday. The four of us stumbled into the house, giddy as we were stuffed with delicious Japanese Food and desserts, and we saw this. I could have run upstairs to grab a towel for her. I could have started to clean the floor, but I’m a blogger and I love you guys. So I grabbed my phone and started snapping pictures. Sparky has been eyeballing the vacuum in the pool for a few days now. I’m guessing last night she …

Twitter Saved Me From A Cat

We have pets. We have Junior Junior is a poodle. He is filthy and currently being groomed. Junior sleeps with the children and helps to wake them up each morning. Junior is a working dog. Junior also catches birds. He is a five year old dog and he must have brought me a hundred birds, probably 20 a year is accurate. Junior does not catch rodents. This is partly a good thing because we have a hamster in a cage, we also have a free range hamster. Currently we have …