As an idiom it almost seems straightforward, if you don’t have a dog. Dogs as a whole can eat, romp through, and roll in the nastiest of things, seemingly without ill effects. So where would such and expression come from? Continue reading “Sick As A Dog”
Hershey eventually likes to take the indoor toys outside, a fate from which they never return. In this case it’s not so much a banishment as it is a return.
The indoor stick had languished in the toy basket for months with nary a sniff. Then a few weeks ago they got interested in it again. Now apparently it’s of no further indoor use.
A few years back, when Hershey was the only dog, we discovered an exciting new toy. One day at one of the dog parks we went to there was suddenly a commotion at the fence, and Hershey was right in the middle of it. While often “commotion at the dog park” is a synonym for “unexpected trip to the vet” it was not the case that day.
(Professional pets in a closed house. Do not attempt.)
BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! That’s me laughing at the naive and foolishness of my Past Self. He thought he could build, stain, and cover a structure the size of Imelda Marcos’ closet (her handkerchief closet, but still) in 48 hours!
Having chosen the “wing it” method of construction I found myself discovering on the fly things I would need to get the job done, or even started. To save you the hassle of discovering all this on your own let me give you a run down of the things you will need.
To build a cattery you will need: