Category Archives: self-damaging

what’s wrong, Isis?

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Sunday May 13th 2018   Quite a lot of ups and downs over the last couple of weeks. I ask for it. I decide to blog … Continue reading

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it’s all pants

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Wednesday July 12th 2017   Human is feeling sorry for herself again. In addition to bruised ribs, she has torn a muscle in her shoulder. This … Continue reading

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I’m all right, I am

      Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’!   Wednesday February 8th 2017   It’s Monday and I’m speaking on the phone to Polymath. “It’s Hairy One’s R.S.P.C.A. appointment this week, isn’t it?” “No”, … Continue reading

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problems with feet

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’!   Wednesday August 10th 2016   For several weeks now, Isis has been worrying her front feet. Nibble, nibble, chobble, chobble, lick, lick. On and on and … Continue reading

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what a night we had, what a night

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’!   Wednesday July 13th 2016   It’s Monday night and I can’t believe how badly Isis is behaving. That little white and grey horror must have read … Continue reading

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understanding Isis: rages

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’!   Wednesday February 17th 2016   It has taken a very long time to disentangle and categorise the many disparate threads of Hairy One’s ‘strange’ behaviours. As … Continue reading

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does my owner HAVE an IQ?

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’!           Sunday November 11th 2015   After the foot biting incident earlier in the week, I Sudocreme Isis’s foot and give her her … Continue reading

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Isis loses it

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’!   Wednesday November 11th 2015   In my last post I mused about the awfulness of the prospect of driving away and leaving Isis behind. Since then, … Continue reading

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blood, feet and tails

    New regular posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, extra ‘news flashes’!   Wednesday October 7th 2015   Isis has a beautiful waterfall of a tail. At this time last year it was much shorter. She had bitten … Continue reading

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so I reinstall the tunnel ………..

    Posting days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.   Monday   Yesterday evening I set forth once again on attempting to Isis proof the tunnel enclosure. Attracted by the mesh rolls, she dances helpfully on them as I work. … Continue reading

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