I didn't have a lot of pets growing up. What pets I had were a combination of dogs we inherited or just randomly adopted (or they adopted us), and a cat or two that liked to be around us. Mom had some parakeets once, but then she lost it when they died. There is also [...]
I have mixed feelings when I go to zoos. On the one hand, I'm in awe at the different kinds of animals there that I would never get to see in the wild if zoos didn't exist. On the other hand, those animals are meant to be free in their own habitats. The fact that we need zoos to protect some of those species is what makes me the saddest. Still, I took some pictures and got to enjoy a respite from the heat while walking around the Barranquilla Zoo this morning.
I went for a quick drive and ran into this fellow. He was just standing there, looking beautiful. It reminded me that summer is almost over, and that I need to get out and get some good pictures before it ends. Then again, the foliage pictures this fall should be nice, and the snow pictures [...]
[row][span size='8'][slab_h3][slabtext]"I would like to see anyone, [/slabtext][slabtext] prophet, king or God,[/slabtext][slabtext]convince a thousand cats to do the same thing at the same time." [/slabtext][slabtext]- Neil Gaiman[/slabtext][/slab_h3][/span][/row] I have always loved dogs. I don't remember a time when I didn't like them. Even when a neighbor's dog took a bite out of my hand, I [...]
I love cats almost as much as I love dogs... And this kitten Ocelot is adorable. I almost want one, if it wouldn't turn out to be ferocious and eat our other pets.
I was listening to a podcast about our relationship with dogs the other day, and I got to thinking about my own relationships with dogs as the years have gone by. This is the first dog I remember having: It wasn't the first or the last dog I would have. My luck with dogs has [...]