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Post pics of your kids, yourself, and your pets - Part II

The Terminator

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HOORAY FOR LIL GIFF!!!!!!! Thats fantastic news. Now he's just going to have to get used to being bored to tears during the off-season in Forest City :p
 

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HOORAY FOR LIL GIFF!!!!!!! Thats fantastic news. Now he's just going to have to get used to being bored to tears during the off-season in Forest City :p

They spoke of that during the visits. If you are a clubber and need the nightlife, this isn't the school for you. The school does a good job of providing activities for the students. Besides, after meeting the coach, I am not so sure there will be an off season.
 

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Dumb as a brick
Stubborn as a mule
But awfully sweet

 

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Me and my brother. We beat you like a New Hampshire winter. We strong and cold. You'll feel the pain and it will last.
 

Bubba

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Watching the Rose Bowl yesterday afternoon with Raylan (aka "Bro Cat"). He's a huge sports fan - totally interested in the game...

 

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I used to be VERY allergic to cats. A few years ago, I realized I built up some tolerance, when I could visit friendds with cats, or spend time with them at the SPCA, and my allergies didn't go ballistic.

Today, we have two kitties -- Bearcat (male orange tabby) and Zoe (female gray and white shorthair).

Bearcat was a stray that we brought home from the local SPCA a couple of years ago. We got Zoe in May, and she grew up fast. The picture at the top is my wife holding Zoe when we first saw her. (No, that's not our house. We got her from a nice crunchy couple that did cat rescue. And chicken rescue. And sheep rescue. Also, they kept the sheep inside their house.)

Bearcat is friendly and social, but a bit of a curmudgeon. He's also very vocal, and does not hesitate to sing the song of his people. He's fairly patient with Zoe, who will not. Leave. Him. The. Fuck. Alone. Zoe is super lovey dovey -- clip her nails, rub her tummy, she's just fine with it.
 

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I used to be VERY allergic to cats. A few years ago, I realized I built up some tolerance, when I could visit friendds with cts, or spend time with them at the SPCA, and my allergies didn't go ballistic.

Today, we have two kitties -- Bearcat (the orange tabby) and Zoe (the gray and white shorthair).

The picture at the top is my wife holding ZOe when we first saw her. (No, that's not our house. We got her from a nice crunchy couple that did cat rescue. And chicken rescue. And sheep rescue. Also, they kept the sheep inside their house. .)

It's amazing what a little pussy can do for you....Bearcat and Zoe look adorable:LOL:
 

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This fellow has been with me since late summer 2006, and suddenly last week he crashed. Still hiding his discomfort -- I only noticed because he never lies on the rug by the kitchen door.
Stage 4 renal disease. The vet offered no hope.
It's been a week of preparing several plates of special wet food mixed up as soup, with supplements stirred in. Subcutaneous fluid administration. Trying to keep him clean (he spills on that marvelous ruff). Giving him everything he wants for as long as he's still here.


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Hubby found this little guy in his office parking garage late Sunday. He isn't thin, but definately been on his own for a couple days or more. We're taking him to the shelter this afternoon. Our dog is not impressed, and will be so glad when he leaves.

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Maister

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Yeah, you can tell those animals can't stand each other and are moments away from tearing each other apart with teeth and claws
 

Veloise

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This fellow has been with me since late summer 2006, and suddenly last week he crashed. Still hiding his discomfort -- I only noticed because he never lies on the rug by the kitchen door.
Stage 4 renal disease. The vet offered no hope.
It's been a week of preparing several plates of special wet food mixed up as soup, with supplements stirred in. Subcutaneous fluid administration. Trying to keep him clean (he spills on that marvelous ruff). Giving him everything he wants for as long as he's still here.


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If we are FB friends you've seen more of the story: the array of untouched food, him lying by the (chilly) entry doors, the view from the couch as he followed me for a cuddle session.
This is the last pic at the vet.
I feel good about not letting this drag out -- Thumbsie would have gotten more unhappy over the weekend. Remarkably, on the stainless steel table was his happiest moment all day -- chirping, wagging, and purring.
There's a viral story "from a veterinarian" that insists an owner is a piece of work if they don't stay to the very end. I couldn't do that -- I left him cuddled in the vet tech's towel, still purring.

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Planit

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The dog is roaming the 'hood. He got out of our fence and my neighbor sent me a picture from his security cam:

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This handsome beast came along just before Labor Day (advertised on CL for a small rehoming fee, which turned out to be $10). He's settling in nicely, claiming his space in lots of windowsill-couch-bed locales. Doesn't like to be picked up, but he loves head skritches and the laser pointer.

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This handsome beast came along just before Labor Day (advertised on CL for a small rehoming fee, which turned out to be $10). He's settling in nicely, claiming his space in lots of windowsill-couch-bed locales. Doesn't like to be picked up, but he loves head skritches and the laser pointer.

That's a handsome fella! Glad he's fitting in.
 

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Yesterday I took my pre-school daughter to a birthday party for a kid in her class. It was at a local gymnastics studio and it was just 90 minutes of free time on the equipment (everything in this particular gym is geared towards toddlers) and she had an absolute blast, especially in the giant foam pit that she could jump into from a slide or springboard. The party was "Blippi" themed. I had no idea who or what a Blippi is (apparently it's some sort of YouTube thing) but they had bowties and glasses for the kids when they sat down to eat pizza. I just liked the photo I took of her.

 

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Yesterday I took my pre-school daughter to a birthday party for a kid in her class. It was at a local gymnastics studio and it was just 90 minutes of free time on the equipment (everything in this particular gym is geared towards toddlers) and she had an absolute blast, especially in the giant foam pit that she could jump into from a slide or springboard. The party was "Blippi" themed. I had no idea who or what a Blippi is (apparently it's some sort of YouTube thing) but they had bowties and glasses for the kids when they sat down to eat pizza. I just liked the photo I took of her.

You just broke the internet with all that cuteness overload.
 

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FOREST CITY, Iowa – For the second time this fall Warrior kicker Slater Gifford has been honored by the North Star Athletic Association.
The sophomore from West Burlington, Iowa, was named the Dacotah Bank/NSAA Football Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance in the Waldorf football teams' 59-9 win over Dakota State on Saturday.
Gifford had a busy day in Saturday's homecoming win for the Warriors as he kicked 8-of-8 extra points successfully and added a 44-yard field goal in the third quarter for Waldorf, finishing the day scoring 11 points in the win.
Following all those scoring opportunities, Gifford also was busy kicking off nine times in the game with one touchback and averaging 46.4 yards per kick.
Gifford also was named the Dacotah Bank/NSAA Football Special Teams Player of the Week on Sept. 23 following the Warriors' 27-24 win over visiting Wisconsin-River Falls on Sept. 21.
Gifford and the 25th-ranked Warriors (5-2 overall, 3-1 NSAA) are back in action Saturday when they play at Presentation at 7 p.m.
 
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