Story archives - tag: "pets"


One busted ceiling, one surgery, $2,000, four days of tube feeding and five nights on my bed later: my cat is safe.

tags: love pets cat surgery vet [add]

2011-08-24 19:31:53 / Rating: 705.5 /


This morning I went to the vet for the last time.

tags: pets euthanasia sunday morning despair [add]

2011-05-02 10:23:29 / Rating: 632.25 /


I heard a sharp cry and opened the door to see a Rottweiler cowering in the corner and my five pound cat standing triumphant.

tags: pets humor impossible [add]

2010-07-19 16:00:57 / Rating: 709.75 /

Leon Lion

I woke up cramped in the fetal position on my couch, and turned to see my dog and two cats spread out leisurely on my bed.

tags: pets cats dogs their human [add]

2010-02-09 12:25:23 / Rating: 605 /

e coli

My pit bull-rottweiler only eats cat treats and is scared of my eight pound cat.

tags: dog pets food strange [add]

2009-06-29 14:03:01 / Rating: 722 /

I'm impressed but also sleep deprived.

My hamster has cleverly figured out how to detatch his water bottle and throw it across the room loudly when he's thirsty.

tags: pets hamster humour [add]

2009-06-19 16:23:55 / Rating: 725 /


My cat, Scoop, sits in the bathtub for exactly twenty minutes after I have showered, and this morning, she pulled out all the hair that was clogging up the drain using one hooked claw

tags: pets bath humor [add]

2009-04-10 12:53:29 / Rating: 656.25 /


I hated my mom for selling our house, a little because I grew up there, but mostly because all of my pets were buried there, and the new people wouldn't care.

tags: pets childhood mom [add]

2009-01-26 09:34:40 / Rating: 796 /


My dog died tonight and I cried longer and harder than I did when my Grandpa passed.

tags: pets death [add]

2009-01-08 15:51:22 / Rating: 765.25 /

fancy spatula

Every surface of my home is covered in dog hair, and it serves two purposes: it reminds me of how much I enjoy sharing my life with my dogs and it deters my mother from visiting unannounced.

tags: dogs pets mom OCD [add]

2008-10-30 17:19:24 / Rating: 632.5 /


There is a gerbil buried in a backyard somewhere in a purple Pog case shaped like a coffin.

tags: pets childhood [add]

2008-09-15 11:48:33 / Rating: 604 /


Hedgehog bath time is as stressful as baby bath time.

tags: hedgehogs pets [add]

2008-06-11 14:17:59 / Rating: 485.75 /


For weeks after my beloved cat died he hung out in my peripheral vision, a fleeting orange streak in the corner of my eye, as though to assure me he was ok.

tags: pets death afterlife [add]

2008-03-19 09:48:23 / Rating: 801 /

Diet Lemonade

That last night, Echo broke out of her cage, climbed into bed with me and waited for me to wake up.

tags: death pets rats [add]

2007-12-13 13:11:12 / Rating: 690.5 /


I collapsed into a chair when the vet told me he had cancer, but he put his head in my lap to comfort me, sensing only my sadness.

tags: cancer pets loss comfort [add]

2007-12-03 15:13:19 / Rating: 1081.5 /


The only thing harder than giving a kitten a bath is giving two kittens a bath.

tags: kittens cats baths pets difficulty claws [add]

2007-11-09 11:03:04 / Rating: 622.5 /

La Fille Italiano

I think my dog likes it when I don't have a boyfriend because it means he can sleep on my pillows.

tags: pets jealous men relationships [add]

2007-10-25 10:44:59 / Rating: 622.25 /


My stalker surprised me by showing up at my dog's funeral wearing a suit and carrying a bouqet of roses.

tags: funerals pets stalkers [add]

2007-10-05 10:24:16 / Rating: 613.75 /

not so good with the pets

I felt terrible telling my son that his second mouse "ran away" with the help of the first mouse who had done the same.

tags: pets death [add]

2007-09-27 16:28:08 / Rating: 674.75 /


It was only after adopting a cat that I realized I was more of a dog lover at heart.

tags: pets regret love adoption [add]

2007-08-28 23:06:07 / Rating: 749.25 /


My kittens are in the shower, trying to catch the drops falling from the shower head.

tags: pets cats shower drops water cute [add]

2007-08-01 12:36:39 / Rating: 761.75 /


The guinea pig's name was Kaytee until I caught him cleaning his organ one day.

tags: pets shock humor guinea pigs oops uneducated pet store clerks [add]

2007-07-30 13:29:14 / Rating: 663.75 /

Just a guy

A hooker stole my best friend's dog.

tags: humor dogs pets hookers [add]

2007-04-25 15:55:20 / Rating: 758.25 /


I just couldn't understand why my mother had no reaction when I informed her that her cat's name meant "penis" in another language.

tags: pets cat misinformed confused [add]

2007-04-25 15:52:51 / Rating: 680.5 /


"Why did I want a dog?" I thought to myself as I emptied the pooper scooper.

tags: dogs humor pooper scooper pets [add]

2007-04-23 12:59:50 / Rating: 583.75 /


When I asked the cat to let us know he was ok, my husband gave me the look, but the next morning he admitted that the cat woke him by walking on his pillow.

tags: spirit death animals pets love connection [add]

2007-03-13 12:47:17 / Rating: 740 /


On Sunday morning when I woke up I didn't have a dog, but by Sunday afternoon I was chasing ducks in the park with Zeus.

tags: pets love happy walking dog [add]

2006-12-11 20:23:54 / Rating: 802.25 /

call me dave

I was there when they put him down, he never saw it coming because he was in so much pain.

tags: death pets [add]

2006-10-10 15:01:03 / Rating: 630.75 /