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RIP Mr. Furball

pets Nov 07, 2019

In January of 2017 I got my son a hamster to avoid getting him a bird. I don’t have anything against birds, I just don’t want one to live in my house for the next 30 years. Seriously, birds have a surprisingly long lifespan that I had no idea about until I googled it. We went to the pet store and discussed how cute and fluffy the littler hamsters were, and omg look at him on the wheel! I bet he’s so soft! Look how cute he is when he eats! It was an easy sell, to be honest....

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Dogs and Dead Husbands

pets widow Oct 15, 2019

Originally Posted on 7/22/19

Y’all, we adopted the most adorable bundle of happiness and floof at the end of last week. My son has wanted his own dog for AGES. Honestly, I wasn’t down for being responsible for another living thing, gnomesayin’? So I did what any excellent parent would do, I came up with a way to delay the inevitable for as long as possible.

Enter, The Dog Chart.

My son had to take responsibility for all of our pets until I decided he was responsible enough...

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Mr. Furball's Great Adventure

life momming pets Oct 15, 2019

Originally Published on 7/11/19

I have a treat of a story for you today, about the time my son’s hamster Shawshanked out of his cage and had free reign over our house for 2-6 days and somehow managed to go undiscovered (read: uneaten) by any of the other much larger animals that live here.

My son has a fluffy long-haired hamster, appropriately named Mr. Furball, or Furbies for short. He lives in a hamster mansion – it has 3 levels, 2 wheels, 2 huts for him to sleep in, tubes going...

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