Simon Dell Photography

George the Mouse

Simon Dell saw a mouse in his backyard, hiding in a woodpile. Instead of killing the mouse, he started making the mouse furniture, leaving out meals, and taking pictures. Karma being what it is — he is now world-famous for his efforts. Y’all, let me introduce you to GEORGE THE Read more…

Soul Kitty

In 2012 we said good-bye to my soul-dog Korkie. She was with me through some of the hardest times in my life. She was the only one that was with me through it all. Fourteen years, day in and day out, without question. She saved my life. I mourn her Read more…

The Hardest Thing

Furkids are our lives, we cherish them and take care of them. It never ends well and the ending never gets easier.

While we were on the fence about whether it was time for Dexter with his dementia making life very hard on us all (with 3 separate biting incidents in the past month or so),  Cinder decided to stop eating, has been sleeping almost constantly, and has started having bladder control issues.

Dexter sitting pretty

Dexter sitting pretty

Cinder and Michael

Cinder and Michael

We decided it was best to send them on their way to college with a vet we knew and trusted.  Today was truly a horrible experience.. having to say good-bye to not one, but two of our loving companions.. and things didn’t go smoothly.

WARNING: Potentially disturbing content follows.  Please continue reading only if you are prepared.

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Topsy the Elephant

Smuggled into the country while young, Topsy was an Asian elephant. Tormented and tortured throughout her life in the name of entertainment. Thomas Edison electrocuted her 4 January 1903 in an effort to show the world just how lethal Alternating Current was. It was his hope that people would abandon Read more…