Category Archives: self-harming

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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a bad weekend

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’!   Sunday October 2nd 2016   It’s two years and a month since Isis came to live here and now I mostly seem to get it right. … 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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swings and roundabouts

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’!   Wednesday August 3rd 2016   Buying the Doggles for Isis was a very good idea. An even better idea was lining them with black material so … 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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soothing Isis ……. ?

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’!   Sunday July 10th 2016   Well, last week Laurian Cotes suggested on Facebook that coconut oil might help with Isis’s obsessive foot nibbling. On Tuesday I … Continue reading

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oh Isis, Isis!

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’!   Sunday June 29th 2016   Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaarggggh! The last few days have not been good ones. Because Isis was getting very angry with her anal glands and … Continue reading

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a very cross dog

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’!   Sunday June 12th 2016   On Saturday I get up late, forgetting that Hairy One’s Burns dog food is being delivered between 12.00 and 1.00. This … 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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