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Topic: PETS - gotta love them! Share funny, loving stories about pets and animals.

  1. Paw Prints
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    6 October 2021 in reply to mmMekitty

    Hello Mekitty,

    That poem is very beautiful... thank you for sharing it

    Hugs

    Paws

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    6 October 2021 in reply to Paw Prints

    Glad to,😸

    I am pleased you like it, Paws

    mmMekitty

  3. Ggrand
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    6 October 2021 in reply to mmMekitty

    Hello mmMekitty..

    That is a very beautiful but sad poem...

    Thank you so much mmMeKitty..

    hugs and care, Lovely Kitty..

    Grandy..

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    6 October 2021 in reply to Ggrand

    Hi Grandy,

    Thank you.

    I had been writing to help myself process the loss.

    The night when I experienced the feeling she was there, as I say at the end of my poem, seemed so real. I was grateful for it, because I didn't feel I really had said 'goodbye'. Whether I was dreaming, imagining, or experiencing some other weird phenomena, (which I don't believe in), I felt her as real as if she was actually there, and I could simply reach a couple inches and stroke her back and side. All that had come before, felt easier to bear after that night.

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    8 October 2021 in reply to mmMekitty

    We had a pig named Snorky. He was black and had bristly whiskers on his snout. My father drained the swimming pool and Snorky lived in there.

    Contrary to popular belief, snorky kept his home neat and tidy. He kept his food away from his bedding and toilet area, and no bedding was in his food, or in his toilet area. & nothing from his toilet area was in his bed or his food. ;He managed all that by himself.

    My father only hosed him down sometimes, more often whenthe weather was hot.

    It was the same fellow who brought us Dennis, who brought Snorky to us. Six months later, when visiting. it seemed Snorky perked right us, excited to see the fellow again, as if he really remembered and liked him. Either that or Snorky hated being in the swimming pool and was only trying to get the fellow to take him away from us.

    I choose to believe the former, but I could be wrong,too. Who knows the mind of a pig?

    Now, I imagine, if Snorky was a genuinely intelligent beast, life in our swimming pool must have been extremely boring, at the very least.

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  6. mmMekitty
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    27 November 2021 in reply to mmMekitty

    I was just thinking of Mekitty & her little purple octopus, (sort of) it was made with acrylic yarn, with metallic purple threads too, & sort of fluffy/fuzzy, & had googly eyes. I had tied a s string to the top of it & dangled & bounced it for her. She'd grab it in her forepaws & flop on her side, bite at it, while kicking at it with her hindpaws, huffing & puffing oll over it, too!

    I could bounce that octopus or just a balled up paper bag on a length of string, over obsticles, like her tunnel, or my bag, or whatever, I suppose, & she would pounce over objects in the living room to catch it. That was one of our best games.

    I tied it to a knob on my drawers, so while she pulled on it, the elastic, in this case, would make it bounce away when she lost her grip on it. But she was too good! Also, I think she liked it better when I held the other end of the string. I had to stop using elastic, as she would munch & swallow some into her throat. Scary kitty! She might still do that, but not so much or scarily much anyway whenI tied string to things.

    It was quite a while after, when it dawned on me, she liked the octopus because of something in the acrylic or the metallic thread, she liked like some people like certain substances. She was addicted to something, I'm sure. The wa she licked at the green resuable shopping bag handles, the nylon strap on my shoulder bag, the artificial & often metallic Xmas ornaments, & objects, like the reindeer made of a wire frame covered in plasticy/papery strips, green like pine needles, (loved munching on that) & ofcourse, the flouro pink string. I had to get some string made from some natural fibre.I am still very curious about that behaviour she had.

    mmMekitty 😺

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