Archive for: Pets and Other Wildlife

Feb 24th, 2012

Pilfering possum

I have been feeding the cats on a bench seat on the front deck lately in order that they might enjoy their food at their own leisurely pace and not have to bolt dinner down before the dog comes along and steals it. I don’t think the plan is working quite as I intended. Despite […]

Jan 30th, 2012

Monday Moggy

Came home from dropping Tom at school, taking the sewing machine in for repairs, and buying David’s school uniforms, to find this on the kitchen table. The sound of the camera prompted the opening of one eye and a pointed “I’m not moving” glare. But I am cruel, and kicked her off anyway. And then […]

Jan 4th, 2012

Have some cute bunny pics

It being rather warm, we put a container full of ice out in the bunnies’ enclosure today, Toffee spent most of her day lying with her cheek snuggled up against it. Caramel spent most of his day sprawled in the corner at the end of Caitlin’s bed enjoying the comfort of air-conditioning and a spare […]

Jan 3rd, 2012

‘Tis the season for wildlife invasions (warning: spider pics ahead)

When we got home one evening recently, I forget which one exactly on account of my brain being a little blurry still, Tom announced that there was a big huntsman on the inside of the front door. He didn’t hang around to keep an eye on it and by the time Adam and I came […]

Dec 16th, 2011



Dec 13th, 2011

King Parrots on my back deck

Today had been one of those not completely terrible but could’ve been much better kind of days and I was feeling a little bit down, and a little bit grumpy, and then this happened: And suddenly life doesn’t seem so bad after all.