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Re: Do you have a pet?

Unread post by big5spotter » Mon May 04, 2009 8:27 pm

Here are 4 of my 5 pets dont have a pic of the hation brown.

1x Mexican red-rump
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1x Mexican red-knee
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1x Usambara Starburst
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1x Curly Hair
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1x Hation Brown
All of them are tarantulas and get around 20-25cn in leg span
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Re: Do you have a pet?

Unread post by sandiem » Thu May 14, 2009 3:55 pm

OOOooooohhhhhhh.......... The photo of those spiders sends chills down my spine!!!

If they moved in I would have to move out!!!

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This is my 'pet' sorry about my attire we had just come back from swimming!!! He is just a pet now, he is 30 years old and starting to show his age!!! Like the rest of us!!! :lol:
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Re: Do you have a pet?

Unread post by Hugh » Wed May 20, 2009 11:34 am

Callie I know that place and I was soooo scared yesterday because last time mommy took Morag there she never came back then she took Miouw and he never came back sooo I was very very worried BUT I came back. I must admit the smells around that place are outof this world and need lots of time to check them all out.
This is a piccie of me taken this morning cant decide whether to put it in the human Mug shots or the pet thread ..but as I am the most important its for theImage
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Re: Do you have a pet?

Unread post by normana53 » Fri May 22, 2009 4:41 am

We have a herd of cats - Image

My wife is a veterinarian who specialises in Feline medicine, so having multiple cats is a hazard of the profession.
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Re: Do you have a pet?

Unread post by Tigs » Fri May 22, 2009 2:36 pm

We have two cats. Tigger (male) is 3 years old and Tinkerbel (female), she is six months old. I love my cats to bits! They are like children in the house and even share our bed with us. Our lifes would be so empty without them.

What is so wonderful is their totally different personalities - it is absolutely amazing! Tigger is not a very social cat. He will be around us and with us but disappears when there are strangers in the house. Tinkerbel demands love all of the time - even from strangers!

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Tinkerbel:

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Unread post by Siobain » Sat May 23, 2009 3:09 pm

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Toby doing what he does best.

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Toby and Jonty doing what they do best. If you look carefully you will
notice that Toby has lost his eye due to my neighbour shooting him with a
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Re: Do you have a pet?

Unread post by lorrainepring » Sun May 24, 2009 8:56 am

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Just for Dougie :thumbs_up:
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Re: Do you have a pet?

Unread post by Charming1 » Thu Jul 09, 2009 8:52 pm

We have 2 beautiful Siberian Huskies who are 95% human and 5% dog !! We also have an amazing cat called Buttons. :shock:
Scout is the male and has pale blue eyes and looks like he had a starring role in Little Red Riding Hood. Moby is the female with orange eyes and a coat which looks like it was dusted with silver glitter. We 'adopted' them about 4 years ago after they had been passed through 3 homes already. MM this is for you...... I spent the first 3 months too terrified to open the gate in case they took off..... and they did - NINE times !!!! :naughty: :naughty: After that they settled in and now roam the garden (and the house if they get half the chance!)
Buttons belonged to my brother who moved to Simonstown and was going to follow his owner after a couple of months...... 6 years later and Buttons has never made the journey South!

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Re: Do you have a pet?

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Sun Jul 12, 2009 9:20 am

Charming, I love your Huskies :thumbs_up: They are particularly beautiful.
Huskies are such unique creatures, that its difficult to understand unless you have had one under your roof.

I would just like to share my delinquent with you all.

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He was the product of a sad story. He was brought to me by my gardener at the time. He had just been expelled from a townhouse complex for bad behaviour.

His ownwer had undergone radical brain surgery that had left her with no short term memory. Although she was a thoughful and kind person, she just could not remember having a dog. As a result Chino had been horribly neglected. He had not been house trained, he had been fed at erratic intervals, possibly often been without the most basic of care and sustenance.

He was already about 2 years old and unneutered. He would cock his leg against anything :big_eyes: Even after I took him for a redesigning visit to the vet, he still felt the need to lift his leg everytime he saw a plastic packet, a chair leg, a corner of furniture :roll: Worst still, he is an animal olympian jumper.

Chino had no compulsion about jumping up onto kitchen shelves to cock his leg against breadboards, microwaves, unpacked packets of food..... and so the list goes on.

Chino also has a fettish for plastic, the newer the better. He seems to love the feeling of crunching.

I am afraid to work out how much Chino has cost us: :evil:
It includes: daughter's spare car key and immobiliser
2 brand new cell phones
3 remote controls
carpets
breadboards
lots and lots of unpacked food
couch

and so the list goes on...

thing is, he is such a character that we just have to forgive him and go on with trying to tame this crazy, lovable creature. I take my dogs on a regular basis to the local park. Chino is known by everyone, as he has a need to try to dominate every Alsation, Rotweiler, Husky, Doberman, Labrador, Border Collie... any thing bigger than him. I have seen him try to chase down a pack of 5 Alsations with no sign of fear... he is a big dog in a small body.

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He is a friendly little dog with people and has a particular love for children, but I have no doubt that he would protect us to the death.
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Re: Do you have a pet?

Unread post by harrys » Mon Jul 27, 2009 8:41 pm

Hi from (harrys,Bookworm and Tataruka.)
We had a very loving and exelent guard dog,Mislanjan(meaning broom)granddad gives everyone a special name.This dog was poisined 3 times and survived twice but not the third time,very sad day in our lives :cry: .
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Then we got this little terrorist :dance: Image,he is 9 months old and we all love him to bits,wont you? :whistle: :thumbs_up: Oh his name is Koevoet :hmz:Image
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Re: Do you have a pet?

Unread post by Nurse Bev » Tue Jul 28, 2009 12:44 pm

Hello, Here's my List

caged birds not my choice but belong to SO
african grey - Dolly
- George
- Pebbles
Blue fronted amazon - Buddy
Bearded dragon - Spike
Dachs - Dusty + 10 day old pups - will try post pic later
front pond - 3 koi ( others got eaten by resident kingfisher)
back pond - gold fish(es) got eaten now stocked with guppies to feed the kingfishers)
Owl - Bozo - rescued from traditional healer, raised and released but still seen from time to time.

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Re: Do you have a pet?

Unread post by CuriousCanadian » Wed Jul 29, 2009 3:44 pm

Ahhhh...'tis the life.....

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Re: Do you have a pet?

Unread post by antje naja » Sun Aug 02, 2009 8:36 pm

my two pugs,
lilly 13 yrs old

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and fanny, 2 yrs old

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Re: Do you have a pet?

Unread post by Tigs » Thu Aug 06, 2009 7:24 pm

Latest of one of my darlings, Tigger:

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Re: Do you have a pet?

Unread post by bishop3006 » Thu Aug 06, 2009 10:53 pm

Don't have a nice photo, but here's a relatively recent one of the reason why we don't really have a garden to speak of...

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