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Dogs, Cats
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   Ole buzzard  I haven't posted a picture of the Pugs in a while, so here they are. Front to back, we have Mabel, Toby, Winnie, and Sally. Mabel has been through a rough patch since she was diagnosed with diabetes in December, 2014. She weighed 17 pounds at the time, and for some unknown reason, she started losing weight, and kept losing. It got so bad that we had to take her to the University of Georgia Veterinary Training Hospital for diagnosis. At that point, she was down to 9.7 pounds. They found some odd things about her metabolism and put her on a hydrolyzed protein diet. She is now back up to 14.5 pounds, full of energy, and even her coat is better than it has EVER been. She is even growing hair in places she never had it before.
   Yesterday at 19:54 EST .

   MeiDei  So glad to hear Mabel's doing well! One thing about pugs (well, more than one ) their fur is so soft + they're so cute.
Yesterday at 20:30 EST .

   BirdsNest  Pugs. Gotta love 'em. Thanks for the picture, it makes me smile. Glad Mabel is back to her "fighting weight". Hugs and kisses to all.
Yesterday at 06:31 EST .

   MeiDei  Here's a "Find the Kitty" picture ... check out the one @ Coffee Klatch, it probably could go here as well.
(Besides, exercise, reading & hobbies, puzzles/quizzes are recommended for the over 50 crowd to keep our brains working ).

   Tuesday at 11:30 EST .

   Gram77  Geez! The cat couldn't have been black!!
Yesterday at 21:17 EST .

   BirdsNest  I found it.
Yesterday at 06:32 EST .

   MeiDei  It's hiding, but blending, in plain sight, want to give your "solve" Bird?
Yesterday at 11:27 EST .

   BirdsNest  Follow the green vegetation down just past the rocks as they hit the grass. The kitty is the same colour as the grass. And you have to "embiggen" the picture. Isn't that what we used to call making the picture larger. Where is Ynaught anyway??
41 minutes ago .

   StormCnter  I guess this qualifies as "critters". The puzzle was on the AOL welcome screen today. Can you find the panda?
   Monday at 15:36 EST .

   StormCnter  Double-click to enlarge it.
Monday at 15:37 EST .

   MeiDei  yes! Good one.
Monday at 16:52 EST .

   Safetydude  @ three o'clock...
Tuesday at 08:39 EST .

   StormCnter  Yes. Well done.
Tuesday at 10:57 EST .

   Gram77  Got it.
Yesterday at 21:13 EST .

   BirdsNest  Cute.
Yesterday at 06:33 EST .

   MeiDei  Optical illusion kitten
   April 26 at 19:31 EST .

   Gram77  Well, this took a second to figure out what this was!! It seems that cats can bend in absolutely any direction.
April 28 at 07:11 EST .

   MeiDei  At first glance I thought it was a stuffed dog flopped over a chair - the black spot within the white as it's nose, the pink nose as it's mouth, the underarm tufts it's closed eyes & the majority of it's arms - it's ears. Can you see that too? Ah, to be so flexible & unconcerned about your surroundings!
April 28 at 09:31 EST .

   StormCnter  My cousin sent me this. If it's already appeared here, I apologize. If not, just share the laugh.

April 24 at 08:37 EST .

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   MeiDei  Just something to add a smile to your day - if they can get along surely we can.
April 23 at 17:28 EST .

   Gram77  I was blessed with a mother that taught me lots of stuff but the one real lesson was.........she never told me who not to like because of their skin color, religion or back ground rich or poor. I drew my own conclusions even when I was rather small. That's how to get along, not due to what you are told to do or like. Thanks, Mom.
April 25 at 11:29 EST .

   MeiDei  Same here Gram, but it was my Dad that made that clear. Served me well in school & life thereafter. Thankfully, my son is adverse to preconceived biases - just don't ever lie to him : )
April 28 at 10:01 EST .

   MeiDei  Fascinating live cam footage from around the world at Watched polar bears on one, pandas on another. Link won't register here .. google it.
April 14 at 15:01 EST .

   3 people like this.

   FlatCityGirl  I just checked it out. That is a wonderful site.
April 19 at 13:18 EST .

   MeiDei  Here's looking at you Gram (& all others ) this Monday.
   April 11 at 13:34 EST .

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   FlatCityGirl  I think I posted this photo long ago, before our Black Beauty [Maggie] crossed the Rainbow Bridge. Her buddy pictured there, Bobby, is the litter mate of the Bad Girl, Liz [who now resides in the country].

Since Maggie has been gone, I have become Bob's buddy; he has to have his head tucked into my neck to sleep at night. You can't tell me that animals don't feel loss. He and Maggie cuddled together every day of their lives; Maggie was four years old when Bobby came to us and she mothered him. He and Liz were barely old enough to have their eyes open, and Maggie took him to raise. He misses her. I'm the substitute.

   April 7 at 12:08 EST .

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   BirdsNest  Sweet picture.
April 10 at 09:15 EST .

   MeiDei  Words of wisdom - sweet repose - this is for those of us that could use a respite from stress.
   April 6 at 22:47 EST .

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