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Cats and dogs and ferrets, oh my!

Ferrets are real-life cartoon characters

An animated guide

Posted on 28 November 2014 and filed under pets, small


  Cedar’s immediate acceptance of me helped me win over my future wife. She also hated cameras. She was a good dog. I’ll miss her.

Posted on 15 August 2013 and filed under nocomments, personal, pets

People are bad at counting dogs

…or more accurately, people are bad at counting the ratio of dogs to people.

Posted on 12 March 2013 and filed under articles, misc, pets

And to all a good night…

Posted on 24 December 2011 and filed under personal, pets, photos

Fuzzy Pictures for a Good Cause

Yesterday, my wife received a text message. Someone had found two ferrets locked in a cage in an abandoned apartment. The owner had moved out two days earlier. They hadn’t bothered taking the ferrets with them. Today, they were rescued, assessed, and put into the care of a volunteer. In spring of this year, she […]

Posted on 15 November 2011 and filed under personal, pets

Pet Store Economics

I am involved in animal rescue– specifically, Ferrets North Information and Rescue Society. It’s an organization set up by my partner. The intention is to raise awareness about the care and treatment of ferrets. They are quickly growing in popularity but there is still a lot of misinformation about them (more details here). Another aspect […]

Posted on 10 May 2011 and filed under articles, pets

Christmas Morning With Ferrets

Merry Christmas from our house.

Posted on 25 December 2010 and filed under personal, pets

Ferrets on the Radio

In my byline at the top of this page, it says that I have “way too many pets.” Of course, I enjoy having those pets and it’s worth mentioning once in a while that the reason we have so many is both myself and my partner are suckers the sort of people that stray animals […]

Posted on 14 July 2010 and filed under pets

Photos: June 2010

My last photo round-up was the last week of May, and I feel like it’s time for another one, so maybe this is a monthly thing. You can see all my favourite photos http://www.flickr.com/photos/akurjata/sets/72157624071540785/with/4745198356 and follow me on Flickr at http://www.flickr.com/photos/akurjata/

Posted on 30 June 2010 and filed under personal, pets, photos

A Long Weekend's Work

The weather wasn’t perfect, but we spent a good portion of the long weekend getting our yard ready for the summer. We bought a ton of plants, including two varieties of honeysuckle (one of which produces edible berries), raspberries, blueberries, strawberries, grapes, a northern variety of kiwi, and a ton of herbs (including a curry […]

Posted on 24 May 2010 and filed under pets

“Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge. There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so they can run and play together. There is plenty of food and water and […]

Posted on 14 December 2009 and filed under personal, pets

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