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Getting squeezed out of my own bed

Getting squeezed out of my own bed

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Having Summit stay over means sharing a bed with her.  She never sleeps on the bed at home, but she simply refuses to relax if I make her lay on the floor even with her own bed.  She tends to be restless because of her seizure medication, so if she’s calm, I’ll put up with it. In the last year, Misha graduated from her cage to the “outside world”.  Normally she sleeps in her tent bed, but sometimes she sleeps…

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She’s Baaack!

She’s Baaack!

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Summit has come over for another sleepover.  She’s feeling much better since she kicked a persistent e.coli infection.  For the first time in many visits, she ate her dinner–all of it–without a fuss the first day. I took the above photo about a year ago when the two were together.  As you can see, Summit outweighs Misha by a good 55 lbs!  They do get along great even if they do spent most of the time staying out of each…

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This could only happen to us

This could only happen to us

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It always seems the oddest things happen in this household.  Misha is excited about food…every time she eats.  She does what I call “Jump for Joy” (which she does on command, too).  When she knows it’s time to eat, she runs to the food bin, then she jumps straight up in the air about 4 feet high.  She does it repeatedly.  That’s how happy she is. This morning it was the usual routine.  I went to open the bin.  Misha…

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Oh, the indignities we dog owners suffer

Oh, the indignities we dog owners suffer

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I have this little plastic bag dispenser so I can pick up Misha’s dog poop on our walk.  I rarely have to use it and mostly carry it in case someone confronts me about stray dog poop that they find on their lawn (yes, it has happened).  I can whip out my dispenser and show them I am plenty ready for action. Yesterday, on our walk, came the moment of truth.  First, Misha couldn’t decide where to go.  Then, it…

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