Tag Archives: blind dog Isis

rain, rage, cats and dogs

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Wednesday December 13th 2017   Today it’s the antithesis of Christmas card snow scenes. It’s grey from ground to sky. The roads run with thawed snow, … Continue reading

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Sno-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-w!

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’   Sunday December 10th 2017   Isis has had a delightful weekend. J, who has just returned to Birmingham after several months away, hears of my predicament … Continue reading

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a hole in the hedge

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra ‘news flashes’!   Sunday March 12th 2017   A long, tall, thick hedge divides the old bowling green from the next level up. There was once a gap in … Continue reading

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blind….. deaf… really?

  Tuesday We have postponed the new feeding regime. Isis had to stay on her own for several hours today and I wouldn’t have been able to supervise her. This morning, off to Newbrook Farm (RSPCA). For the first time … Continue reading

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a day in the life of a dog

  A much calmer day today. One might almost call it normal – almost. Isis elected to sleep downstairs last night. Perhaps she needed her own space to recover from last night’s frenzy. I go downstairs in my lovely new … Continue reading

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I’m all shook up

Thursday Tonight Isis has been acting very strangely. She has been lying on the futon, head on my knee, looking relaxed. But every ten minutes or so, for no apparent reason, she has growled menacingly for a minute or more … Continue reading

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two bad legs

Wednesday Now, both of these sexy – or not – lower legs have been attacked. And both by the same set of little white teeth.   I am not concerned about the human wound. It was inflicted accidentally nearly three … Continue reading

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brrr it’s cold down here

  For a while I have been concerned that Isis may not be warm enough downstairs when the heating goes off at night. Both Dogwatch UK and Hannah, who did my home-check, warned me that Spanish dogs feel the cold … Continue reading

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what the hell is that?

    I sniff it carefully. Imagine a very fat fly about the size of a dustbin. Imagine a ridged proboscis two or three metres long. Then imagine the buzz that it makes.   I sniff it very carefully. From … Continue reading

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