Chip and Peanut meet Mitten the kitten

  Much like Abbott and Costello, Chip and Peanut have many adventures. Today, they met Mitten the kitten from World for All. Brian had seen Mitten’s photo on the group’s Facebook page and thought he needed a home. When Brian proposed this idea, I expected Chip to behave badly. Things did not go exactly as … Continue reading Chip and Peanut meet Mitten the kitten

The case of the chunky, carb-addicted Chihuahua

My posts of late have been quite serious and heavy: school shootings, malnutrition, behavioral economics. So, I thought I would switch to a lighter topic. If you think an 8-lb Chihuahua is light, that is. Our Chihuahua Peanut has graduated to the husky harness. When we first met him in Magnolia, he was a scrawny, … Continue reading The case of the chunky, carb-addicted Chihuahua

Monsoon season, doggie style

Yesterday, Chip and Peanut had the first trial run with their monsoon gear (booties and poncho). The dogs have definitely not adapted to walking in the boots yet, and some serious bribery had to occur to placate them (i.e., enchilada meat). Bhagyashree at PawStation assures me that the dogs will get used to the boots, … Continue reading Monsoon season, doggie style

Sometimes, you feel like a nut

Today, I learned that Peanut is a girl. That’s right. My boy Chihuahua is not a male; he is a female. At least that is what the USDA says. Evidently, the neutering worked too well.  Those who have known Peanut since before the procedure will remember him to be a very well endowed Chihuahua. I … Continue reading Sometimes, you feel like a nut