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After losing our 6 year old staffyxridgeback at start of April I didn't hink I'd be ready for another dog till next year at eraliest.

This is Poppy, a staffyxsharpei that was at the RSPCA. We went and saw her and promptly adopted her. :)

7 months old, was found wandering the streets and taken to RSPCA by the police.

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22 minutes ago, JeffS said:

After losing our 6 year old staffyxridgeback at start of April I didn't hink I'd be ready for another dog till next year at eraliest.

This is Poppy, a staffyxsharpei that was at the RSPCA. We went and saw her and promptly adopted her. :)

7 months old, was found wandering the streets and taken to RSPCA by the police.

Poppy.jpg

She is divine! Congratulations. 

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2 hours ago, JeffS said:

After losing our 6 year old staffyxridgeback at start of April I didn't hink I'd be ready for another dog till next year at eraliest.

This is Poppy, a staffyxsharpei that was at the RSPCA. We went and saw her and promptly adopted her. :)

7 months old, was found wandering the streets and taken to RSPCA by the police.

Poppy.jpg

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People always wonder how they'll move on after the passing of their best friend, and always think that it'll take a while, but I actually think adopting a new pet helps.  You're not replacing, and not moving on.  But I really think it actually helps to have that new friend to look after, and for the company.  Someone else who is totally relying on you.

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59 minutes ago, goughy said:

People always wonder how they'll move on after the passing of their best friend, and always think that it'll take a while, but I actually think adopting a new pet helps.  You're not replacing, and not moving on.  But I really think it actually helps to have that new friend to look after, and for the company.  Someone else who is totally relying on you.

This.

We lost 2 dogs within a year. They were 17 & 16. Thought we could never do it again, but Clover has been the best tonic for the loss. We'll never forget the others, and she hasn't replaced them. I think having a totally different personality has just meant that we have a new best friend, and will still always remember the previous.

My God it'll be hard when she eventually leaves us though.

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This is Muzzy.

He lives in a little long narrow pool in a steep rocky section of a stream I fly-fish in.  Most of his mates died in August in the drought.  I went there one day and there were dead Murray Cod floating everywhere as the O2 level fell too low - which must have been very low for a resilient native species like Muzzies.  Sad day, it will take years for this stream to recover to it's former glory.

Then in Feb, the creek flooded.  Why Muzzy didn't swim downstream in the high flow to a larger pool is beyond me, but he chose to stay in this hidey hole in the rock face - it is only about 7m long & 1-2m wide with a deep slot at the top end.  Can't be much food washed in there, but he is way to smart to eat my flies - just follows them, then stops & looks at me as if to say "not this dickhead again".

 

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1 hour ago, Bored@work said:

EAT HIM!!!!!!! He's mocking you.

Cut your tongue out!

How this this poor little guy survives is beyond me.  Most cod live in nice big deep holes with lots of cover & food.  Hope he breeds as has superior genetics, but unlikely in his tiny batch-pad.

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I saw you had posted and while waiting for the page to load (I swear I am on dial-up a lot of the time) all I was thinking was..."be the thumper pic, be the thumper pic...." Love it! LOL

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Well....an update. Zuri is no longer a guest. She is mine. Long story short. Owners brought a puppy pug. She did a week at home when she arrived. Then we grabbed her for a holiday....As she was a little stressed with a very energetic puppy. The two won't to be able to live together. Today I grabbed a $10 snuggle ved from Kmart.....what do you think? I am in love with this little girl. 

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21 minutes ago, skel said:

Well....an update. Zuri is no longer a guest. She is mine. Long story short. Owners brought a puppy pug. She did a week at home when she arrived. Then we grabbed her for a holiday....As she was a little stressed with a very energetic puppy. The two won't to be able to live together. Today I grabbed a $10 snuggle ved from Kmart.....what do you think? I am in love with this little girl. 

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Congratulations! I love the bed. She is just beautiful. :wub:

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Noice.

Me, Bambi, and my mate go for a walk once or twice a week.  Today my mate brought Emmitt with him.  Of course, Emmitt is his 16 week old British shorthair cat and it was in a kitty stroller!  I don't know what people thought of us, but they probably thought we made a cute couple taking our dog and cat out for a walk :o

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17 minutes ago, goughy said:

Noice.

Me, Bambi, and my mate go for a walk once our twice a week.  Today my mate brought Emmitt with him.  Of course, Emmitt is his 16 week old British shorthair car and it was in a kitty stroller!  I don't know what people thought of us, but they probably thought we made a cute couple taking our dog and cat out for a walk :o

I am wetting myself laughing. The picture you describe is priceless. 🤣🤣🤣

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1 hour ago, goughy said:

Noice.

Me, Bambi, and my mate go for a walk once or twice a week.  Today my mate brought Emmitt with him.  Of course, Emmitt is his 16 week old British shorthair cat and it was in a kitty stroller!  I don't know what people thought of us, but they probably thought we made a cute couple taking our dog and cat out for a walk :o

Wouldn’t mind seeing a photo to see if it matches my mental image 😂

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If it helps, my mate insists on wearing compression tights......... with no shorts......... for a walk, pushing a pram with a cat in it............ Let your imagination run riot!  At least I'm walking a dog.  And not some wussy little handbag sized thing like a chiwawa or mini foxy.... But a dog I don't have to lean down to pat.

 

 

 

 

His wife is blonde, 6 foot (4 inches taller than him), size 8 or 10, and is CFO for a govt funded company, so even if I wanted to I'd have no chance!

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15 hours ago, skel said:

Well....an update. Zuri is no longer a guest. She is mine. Long story short. Owners brought a puppy pug. She did a week at home when she arrived. Then we grabbed her for a holiday....As she was a little stressed with a very energetic puppy. The two won't to be able to live together. Today I grabbed a $10 snuggle ved from Kmart.....what do you think? I am in love with this little girl. 

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What a bed! That's a Rolls-Royce bed in my book. Congrats on having her permanently, she looks very settled 😍

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13 hours ago, goughy said:

Noice.

Me, Bambi, and my mate go for a walk once or twice a week.  Today my mate brought Emmitt with him.  Of course, Emmitt is his 16 week old British shorthair cat and it was in a kitty stroller!  I don't know what people thought of us, but they probably thought we made a cute couple taking our dog and cat out for a walk :o

You know the line Goughy .. pic or it didnt happen 😆

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We’re not sure how much longer we have with our Lexidog, so we got some new photos a couple weeks ago.  Just got sent this from our photographer.  She’s beautiful but certainly age is catching up with her.  She’s 14 now 

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