Its Sunday Selfie Time!

Yup, another week has flown by and now its Sunday once again!

We are in a heat wave, and the weather peeps have issued a  heat advisory…it was still 84F when petcretary left her work at 1045pm. Yikes!

We need rain, too, badly…we did get some the other night, but it wasn’t enough to revive the grass. Our black walnut tree is shedding a lot of the immature nuts and its leaves too. Those trees are messy at the best of times, but its got an early start:( Maybe that means there will be less big walnuts falling down later? Last fall they were like tennis balls, and they were in great abundance.)

Petcretary goes around with a watering can…well lots of them; to keep her patio plants and some other yard plants from dying of thirst, also several oak saplings.

The only thing growing well is weeds…well, of course!About a week ago, Benji decided to stop eating like a vacuum cleaner, and he was only nibbling at his noms with encouragement…then on the weekend he stopped eating anything…unless hand fed, and then only small bits and pieces. Even his fave things were disdained.

He did eat a wee bit of baby-food meat, and some junk canned doggy food…cause eating junk is better than not eating in *her* opinion…and when we got to the vet he did agree. The vet found Giardia in his doo-doo…so now he is on medication to eradicate that…and some meds to relive nausea…and pumpkin for the runs he was having….well, he is eating about 1/2 of his regular food now, so that is a good thing. He likely picked this bad stuff up in the back woods where he likes to dig and rummage around…he puts everything in his mouth…and who knows what he gulps down. Sheesh.

Dalton follows him around a lot, and often mimics his behaviors, but he seems to have better discernment about what to stick his schnooter in, or what to gobble up.

Never a dull moment around here.

Pipo is holding his own, he eats fairly well, and love to taunt the hooligans from the dining room table or the window. They all like to watch the critter channel:)

Dalton was having fun outside earlier, he treed a squirrel, and then sat there in the shade watching that rodent…who started down the trunk…and came a wee bit closer and closer in increments…he surely was not aware that Dalton would have been able to maybe get at least the tip of his tail, he can out run a squirrel; he never gets one, because they hear his tags so they run off with a head start. BOL! Anyways, petcretary was watching from inside wondering how stupid that rodent might get to be…but then pawppy came home and his car spooked the squirrel right back up the tree and from there he jumped to the neighbor’s tree and got away. No part 2-sequel as yet…

A discovery from Pipo’s past!  ca Dec2013 (Sometimes looking through one’s archives reveals buried treasures!)
This is what I, Dalton,  thought about not getting all the special noms that Benji was getting…
I, Benji, wasn’t feeling too good this past week…

This past Tuesday, Petcretary was playing the Tuesday Teaser at Teddy’s blog, Two Spoiled Cats.

She was thrilled to be one of two first commenters, there, she has never been able to get there early enough! She did it this time though! Yippee!

And then she managed to also be the first one to guess where the image had been taken…so she was a double winner! We congratulated her with dancing and kissies; woofs and purrs!

Here are the badges she earned for those efforts:



Alas, we had to once again make memorial/memento cards for some of our furends.

Mina, from Manxmnews
Mau(Mauricio) from The Cat On My Head
We are in the Sunday Selfies Blog Hop, as always hosted by the Kitties Blue…and even while in deep sadness they didn’t want to not have the hop…so we thank them mightily and send them much sympathy and big hugs…

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9 thoughts on “Its Sunday Selfie Time!

  1. Oh, Benji, I’m so sorry you’re not feeling so well. Will send Healing Pawkisses immediately and hope you feel better soon. Dalton, I’m sure your did some extra treats, you just fooling, right 😉 Pipo you’re a very cute kitty, then and still💗Beautiful memorial cards🙏Pawkisses for a Happy Sunday to you all🐾😽💞

  2. Benji, we hope you are well on the way to your mend and up to your shenanigans – but no experimental eating. Dalton, you are doing good work letting those squirrels know what the boundaries are–and whose the boss. Pipo, you are handsome as ever and the real boss (we think) behind the barkers (MOL!) We’re having the same too hot, not enough rain weather – it hit 86 before 9:00 a.m. plus its humid. Meowmies weeds and wildflowers are doing well. Stay well, stay cool, xoxo, Bibi & Meep

  3. Mee-yow wow Benji that Giardia iss UCKY mee frend…pleese do not go eatin SkyCAt-knowss-what inn THE woodss again!! Mee hopess you feel bettur soon….
    Dalton yore not missin anythin speshell; trust mee!!
    An Pipo what a gorgeeus Selfie from 2013…furry hansum…
    Wee are sorry to reed ’bout Mina (shee sure looked alot like mee) an our deer Mauricio….hee was a piller of bloggie werld an wee all goin to miss him furrever….
    Grate badgess Petcretary ❤
    ***purrss*** an ~~head rubss~~BellaDharma~~

  4. There is so much going on around there! We had a dry spell like that too, and I had to spend a lot of time with watering cans and hoses as well. I was so glad when we finally got some rain and I got a break from all that! Well, at least for a bit, we might be entering another dry spell this week.
    So glad Benji got diagnosed and is on the mend.
    Jan, Wag ‘n Woof Pets

  5. Glad Benji is improving. Also happy that Pipo is still eating and enjoying torturing the pups. It has been another sad week in the blogosphere. Very nice badges, so kind of you to always take the time to do that.
    We need rain desperately too. Thank God for a/c. XO

  6. Lulu: “We’re sorry you were under the weather, Benji. We’re glad to hear you’re feeling a bit better. Maybe instead of eating things when they get nasty you could just roll in them? It’s almost as much fun as eating.”
    Chaplin: “Almost.”

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