Category Archives: Animal welfare

Sunshine after rain…

After yesterday’s rant I feel compelled to share part two today. But this time the sequel is actually better than the original! Those boys who brought their dog in, came to find me today. They wanted to show me that … Continue reading

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Rage against “Humanity”

The problem with the world…is PEOPLE… I sometimes think that people are just parasites on the planet. I am not sure why any Higher Power would allow one species to use and abuse the rest of them. I know there … Continue reading

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Cats are killing machines. Women are not.

A few weeks ago I there was a little incident between me and a colleague at work. Well, not actually between us, just a difference of opinion about one of the office cats and his conduct. One cat is a … Continue reading

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Crazy Cat Lady-in-training

I have always thought of myself as more of a dog-person. You know, I really love that body-wagging, slobbering, “oh-my-gawd-i-love-you-i-love-you-i-love-you” super-excited-just-just-to-be-near-you kind of affection one gets from dogs. I grew up with dogs. We never had cats so I never … Continue reading

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Face it, it’s not your horse…

It’s YOU! I’ve been sitting on this post for a while as it may make me somewhat unpopular. But what the hell, here goes! I am, as is everyone else in the horsey world, surrounded by riders, handlers and their … Continue reading

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We are not teaching our kids the right things

While we are all basking in the Olympic afterglow, where Britain won both individual jumping and dressage in spectacular style, and wondering whether Parzival really was bitten by something and if maybe he was withdrawn for more sinister reasons, our … Continue reading

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On the fence about zoos

I am rather opinionated (those that know me can attest to that fact) but there are some things that are just not black-and-white.┬áThere are blurry lines and various shades of grey everywhere when it comes to our interaction with animals. … Continue reading

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