Update on the Cats

White and black cat sleeping

Introducing Driftwood

A Melanie’s Mondays Post:

People have been asking what’s going on with the co-pets. This post is going to update you on the status of the cats. Continue reading “Update on the Cats” »


Skipper in Pond 1

Skipper in Pond 1

A Melanie’s Mondays Post:

If you’ve been following Skipper since I got her, you’ll recall that she didn’t like the water when she was a baby. I finally got her to go in the pond (Pond 1) when she was about five months old. Above is a photo of her a couple of months later. Unfortunately, Pond 1 had not been very photogenic for a long time so I don’t have many pictures of her in it even though she came to love swimming there. I am not going to make that mistake with Pond 2! You are going to see so many photos that you are going to get sick of them!

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Caplin Day 2017

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This video above shows why we celebrate Caplin Day with a popsicle

A Melanie’s Mondays Post:

Tomorrow, July 10th is Caplin Day, also known as Capybara Appreciation Day. I hope most of you have heard about Caplin, followed him on Facebook or Twitter or here on this blog. If you have, then you know what an extraordinary capybara he was. He introduced so many people, children and adults, to capybaras. Many of these people did not even know what a capybara is let alone how smart and how cute they are.

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June 2017 Update on Wesley and Fiona

Me scratching Wesley and Fiona through the fence

I miss you guys

A Melanie’s Mondays Post:

I really miss Wesley and Fiona. They live at the Snake Farm in New Braunfels, Texas. I used to visit them every week in 2014, between the time Gari died and when I got Skipper. They helped me get through a hard time.

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