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Re: Do you have a pet?

Unread post by Karin Mitton » Mon Feb 27, 2017 11:46 am

hilda wrote:Jack is adorable and beautiful Karin! :clap: :clap:

As for the Spider, I'm scared of them. What do you feed her? Do you talk to her? Can she hear you? Do you take her out of the cage regularly? I wouldn't know how to handle her. :hmz:


Hilda, theoretically, you can hold this one, and some of my other spidys. None of them are venomous, but they can give a nasty bite, and they can b skittish. So I prefer not to hold any of them - more for their safety than mine - I would not want any of them to get hurt because of me! I do talk to them - I don't know if they can hear me. And I cry bitterly when one dies because I do get very attached.

This is my Rosie - she is the First Lady of them all, and I got her in 2007. It will be our 10 year anniversary in a few weeks!

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Unread post by hilda » Mon Feb 27, 2017 12:38 pm

An exceptional pet/hobby Karin! Happy 10th Anniversary to you and Rosie! :k :gflower:
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Re: Do you have a pet?

Unread post by Mischief » Tue Mar 28, 2017 7:29 am

Karin,happy for you and Rosie.Definitely an unusual pet.....one I would walk around singing From A Distance.....a great distance :lol: :lol:
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Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Tue Mar 28, 2017 9:02 am

Goodness, Karin, they do live a long time.

I can understand how it is possible to cry over a creepy critter.

We had a rain spider make its home under our gutter. When we found it dead one day, the family was very upset.
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Re: Do you have a pet?

Unread post by Jock » Tue Jun 06, 2017 9:38 am

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My fur family.

Beca - 18 month old Labrador - full of energy and always on the go
DJ - 21 year old paint mare - she is now enjoying retirement
Ruby - 6 month old paint filly - she is DJ's last foal
Thomas - 7 year old cat - the ruler of the house
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Unread post by Mischief » Tue Jun 06, 2017 10:29 am

Aaa www Jock,they are all so adorableThank you for sharing!
See you also have a kitty that rules the roost!I can identify!
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Unread post by Hugh » Tue Jun 06, 2017 12:36 pm

Jock love those four legged ones . especially Beca and Thomas as they both could share my bed but as for the horses well I haven't enough room for them !!
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Unread post by Hippotragus » Tue Jun 06, 2017 1:07 pm

Lovely photos, Jock. I love Ruby's wonky blaze and the dot on it! My Connemara X TB (Moonshadow) has a white star with a black dot in the middle. DJ looks as if she's about to have another foal!!

Yes, cats always rule the roost. We have 5 all of which just turned up at different times and moved in (2 born in hay barn). They all have their routines and the odd disagreements, but mostly just live together.

Our 2 dogs are rescues and are wonderful. Both bitches - one Spaniel X Border Collie and one Canis Afrikanis.
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Unread post by hilda » Tue Jun 06, 2017 1:39 pm

Beautiful fur family Jock! I simply love Beca's beautiful eyes! DJ and Ruby are gorgeous, and one can see Thomas rules the house! Thank you for sharing! :clap: :clap:
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Unread post by hilda » Tue Jun 06, 2017 1:58 pm

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Echo, our "house guest" since 5 April 2017 until the end of June 2017, on the right hand side. Frederick (the grey one) likes his little companion. :D
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Re: Do you have a pet?

Unread post by Hippotragus » Tue Jun 06, 2017 2:39 pm

Gorgeous Hilda. I am sure Frederick is enjoying having a house guest. They must take a lot of grooming to keep their coats looking so good.
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Unread post by hilda » Tue Jun 06, 2017 4:00 pm

Thanks Hippotragus, they do need a lot of grooming, but we should do it more regularly! :D
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Re: Do you have a pet?

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Wed Jun 07, 2017 4:23 am

Jock, what beautiful animals. I am pleased to see that cats rule. :wink:

Hilda, your house guest really does look very content and happy.

Frederick really is a handsome lad.
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Re: Do you have a pet?

Unread post by Mischief » Wed Jun 07, 2017 4:33 am

Hilda..that Frederick is a regal looking doggie and I bet the apple of your eye! :gflower:
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