Pet Etiquette Guide: Scoop the Poop

Keeping pet waste off the ground is an important responsibility held by all pet owners. If not addressed, the presence of unattended to waste can quickly become a major point of conflict amongst neighbors....more

The Perils of Long-Haired Cats

Should you happen to have your eye on an oh-so-cute long-haired cat and are considering allowing said cat to move in and share your house, I have one little piece of advice for you. DON'T! ...more

To Keep Pets Healthy, Keep the Yard Clear of Their Waste

Last year, United States pet owners collectively spent upwards of $26 million dollars on veterinarian care and over the counter medicines for their furry loved ones....more

Don't Tell My HOA We Have Chickens

 We have chickens.  These aren't just any chickens, they are super fancy, fluffy chickens.  On April 2nd, our "little girls" were born.  We drove to Granbury and picked out three little chicks.  After taking the advice of a friend, we chose three different colors (so we could tell them apart)....more

Cat Colony on the Bluff

Fog socked in the bay, the first hint that the end of summer might be near. Jogging along the path that hems the bluffs, I repeated thankful prayers that the heat might finally be ending. All the talk of pumpkins and colored leaves would no longer make me angry once the heavy blanket of summer temperatures lifted.As I approached the familiar faded sign threatening a $500 fine for anyone who abandons a domestic animal, a moving shape in the brush caught my eye. Slowing down to a walk, I recognized the leonine gait and tiger stripes of a cat....more

How to Stop Your Dog From Eating His Poop

As pet owners, we want our furry loved ones to be healthy and happy. So when we happen to see Fido taking an interest in eating the waste he has left behind, it is only natural for us to feel concerned and want to do something about it....more

Testing the whole "9 lives" thing

Oscar has not only learned to climb and tightrope-walk along the new attic banister... Oscar has learned to love to climb and tightrope-walk along the new attic banister. We are in so much trouble. ...more

7 Tips to Prevent Dog Urine Spots on Your Lawn

If you have a dog, then chances are you also have brown spots on your lawn. This happens because dog urine is rich in nitrogen, which is known to kill grass when concentrated amounts collect over time....more
I use Dog Rocks in my dogs water bowl, and my lawn is now patch free!more

“Greenhorns” Lose a Chicken

The Chronicles of a WannaBe Farmer but Never a Butcher Summer of 1998 (remembering the past)I’ve heard that “we live and [hopefully] learn,” but most often, as it seems to happen, we learn the hard way....more
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Runaway Emotion

Kario ...more