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Four legs very comfy indeed thank you Fb

I bought a couple of sheepskin rugs this week. There's a guy at work who can get seconds very cheaply. They have wee holes in, or gaps in the fleece here and there: you really wouldn't know unless you know smiley - erm

All my life I have wanted a sheepskin rug by my bed, to sink my toes into first thing in the morning smiley - magic My brothers all had one when we were kids, but for some reasaon I didn't... Anyway, I decided to treat myself. And to have one for the spare room too.

Trouble is, I have woken up both mornings since I put the rug next to the bed and put my toes not into warm snuggly sheepskin, but onto warm cosy smiley - dog She has abandoned her formerly perfectly acceptable bed made up of a duvet and microfleece blanket for the comfort of a sheepskin smiley - rofl

Just as well I bought two. One for Fb. One for smiley - dog

Indulged??? NOOOOOO! smiley - winkeye

Fb smiley - star

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Four legs shaky...

Poor smiley - dog was subjected to a massive thunderstorm while I was at work on Tuesday smiley - yikes

When I arrived home there was a message taped to the gatepost from friends to say that smiley - dog had visited them during the storm. "What storm?" was my first thought: nothing had happened except heavy rain in Chchch.

Turns out clever smiley - dog had slipped through a gap in the gate and found her way to a safe haven for the duration. I am so proud of her common sense.

It was a bigger deal than for most animals because she was shut in a kennel on her own during the earthquakes in Chchch by her former owners smiley - cross and has consequently got a few neuroses, one of which is thunder cracking immediately overhead and shaking the earth... not surprisingly. I am gutted that I wasn't home to reassure her, but delighted that she had friends who did it for me. Mind you, she thanked them by peeing on their carpet smiley - rolleyes

She's back to normal now, if slightly more clingy than normal.

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Latest reply: 3 Weeks Ago

Four legs good...

Since I last spent any time on h2g2 a new love has come into my life smiley - love

My 2012 Xmas self-present was a five year old smiley - dog who had been traumatised by the Chchch earthquakes and needed a quiet, secure, loving home.

She's what is known hereabouts as a Bitsa. Bitsa labrador, bitsa ridgeback, bitsa German shepherd, bitsa staffy.

She's a big sook, but has an impressively deep growly conversational voice, which is quite enough to scare off unwelcome visitors smiley - winkeye Her tail is like a whiplash on her friends. Tough love smiley - laugh She loves eating just about anything, with her favourite food being apples fresh from the trees at the moment - with "interesting" results a few hours later smiley - ill

My greatest joy each day is getting home from work to a yodelling, waggy smiley - dog

She's changed my life and I suspect you will hear more smiley - laugh

Fbsmiley - star

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Latest reply: 5 Weeks Ago

Eating time

I had forgotten how much time I can find myself spending on h2g2. It sucks me in and doesn't spit me out for hours some days.

Rationing needed so that I stay the distance....

Fbsmiley - star

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Latest reply: 6 Weeks Ago

Is anybody out there?

Hello? I'm back for a lurk... How are you all?
Any exciting news?
Fbsmiley - star

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Latest reply: Feb 14, 2014


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