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Saying goodbye to the lovely Rosie….

Our little old lady Rosie sadly left us yesterday, but thankfully at a wonderfully old age and without having really been unwell at all other than a gradual slowing down over the past few weeks. Rosie was a real sweetheart of a pet and will be very missed from our home.  She arrived into it… Continue reading Saying goodbye to the lovely Rosie….

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Caring for the little ones… the peace at the end of the day

Driving home last night at the end of a long and busy day, there were more thoughts in my head than I had a hope of getting to line up – until, that is, I reached the animals. First, the horse, drawing into the farm on a dark night and flipping the lights on in… Continue reading Caring for the little ones… the peace at the end of the day

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Happy 100th birthday to little Rosie-ham… ❤️

The littlest member of our household, Rosie, was celebrating a milestone today at 2 1/2 years old. She is doing amazingly well for her age, being a Campbell’s x Russian Winter White, and both breeds being listed as among the shortest life expectancies of hamster variations at 1 1/2 – 2 years. From as close… Continue reading Happy 100th birthday to little Rosie-ham… ❤️

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Little and large!

Ended up briefly juggling big bruiser Harvey and tiny little Rosie the other night at cleaning-out time, with Harv tugging at my trouser leg to be picked up while Rosie was having her wee handle; and the size difference between them has never been clearer! Love all the pets, little and large! 😳❤️🐴🐭🐭🐹❤️

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Blossom, ducklings and getting back to summer routines – Hello May! 

It’s hard to believe we are already over half-way through May already and hurtling towards half-way through 2016 – but with the weather finally holding, heat in the air from first thing and the skies blue more days than not, summer is pretty much here; and has brought with it all its usual beauty and… Continue reading Blossom, ducklings and getting back to summer routines – Hello May!