Melly with Caplin Rous dressed as a horse
Caplin Rous’ birthday is coming up on July 10th. He would have been six this year. Melly still misses him every single day and I still struggle to live up to his legacy. One of the things Caplin was great at that I am not so good at was wearing costumes. See that photo above? Melly made him up as a horse for the PetCo Halloween costume contest in 2008. He made a pretty cute horse.
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Piig really needs a name
The new piig is having a real identity crisis! I have put all the name suggestions–and there are a lot of them!–in a poll on the right side bar. Continue reading “Name That Piig!” »
Who are you?
This little guy came to live at our house on Monday. He doesn’t have a name yet. Melly’s been calling him Piig, but I don’t think that is a good name. So we’re going to have a contest with prizes and everything to name my little co-pet. In case you don’t know what he is, he is a guinea pig, a close relative of capybaras.
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How to draw a capybara
I saw a similar tutorial for drawing a cat on Facebook and decided to make one on how to draw a capybara. Of course, I’m not a very good artist so this is not such a great tutorial but I suppose it is better than nothing.
So here’s my new contest!
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Fizz has captured his true inner capybara!
Thanks to everyone for all the great entries in my contest! So many of you really seem to have an inner capybara.
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