Category Archives: RSPCA

horses, vets and labels

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday November 1st 2020   We’re striding happily along the pavement in the rain, Isis and I, when I spot a funeral cort├Ęge making its way towards … Continue reading

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and one week later …..

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday February 9th 2020   Praise be to dog, Isis has maintained her equilibrium. To date, she is doing better than I am, as every time she … Continue reading

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Isis loses it: part two

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday February 2nd 2020   In the end I shut Isis, whose raucous outbursts are averaging one every eight to ten minutes, in the kitchen. The back … Continue reading

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Daisy, Daisy ……………..

  Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday September 8th 2019   It’s Thursday and Isis, Daisy and I are off to RSPCA Newbrook Farm, Isis for the second part of her vaccination (accidentally missed … Continue reading

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these humans!

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Thursday August 15th 2019   First, apologies from Human, who hoped to return to her saga yesterday. Her intentions were beyond reproach, but she fell … Continue reading

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Daisy, Daisy

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday July 10th 2019   Oh, Daisy, Daisy. You’ll be the end of me.             Daisy is not well. She … Continue reading

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the bottom line for Isis?

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday April 7th 2019   Yes, Monday was quite a nice day. Tuesday begins well too. Bit of a lie-in. Lots of running in Highbury. … Continue reading

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a dog, a cat, a taxi and me

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday October 10th 2018   It’s four o’clock on Monday morning. Isis is sleeping soundly downstairs. Daisy lies purring on my chest. She’s pleased that … Continue reading

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off to Newbrook Farm again

  Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Wednesday 13th 2018   It’s ten past eight in the morning, and Isis and I are in the reception area of RSPCA Newbrook Farm. We’ve not been … Continue reading

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