Can Gizmos Gifts get any WEIRDER!!?

Just when we think Gizmos 'gifts' cant get any more unusual, he rises to the challenge?! We are getting used to Phillip, the 'pet' pheasant coming into our garden each day, but so far, Phillip has stayed in the garden, or in the greenhouse and has not yet ventured into the house?! Gizmo has admired … Continue reading Can Gizmos Gifts get any WEIRDER!!?

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Gizmo and Phillip the ‘Pet’ Pheasant…?!

We live in rural Cornwall, in a quiet street with a few bungalows, just off a country lane. Nearby we have a few farms, and acres of farmland. As a result, we get some unusual wildlife in our area!? In previous years, before Gizmo came into our lives, we had two young deer that used … Continue reading Gizmo and Phillip the ‘Pet’ Pheasant…?!

Unacceptable behaviour…from the Human Slave!?

"Human, this is TOTALLY UNACCEPTABLE. Both bowls empty - what is going on!? How am I supposed to sleep all day on an empty stomach!?" Wails Gizmo this morning. Oops...human slave considers herself well and truly told off. I'm thankful Giz hasn't issued a written warning yet, but I did receive a verbal warning and … Continue reading Unacceptable behaviour…from the Human Slave!?

Gizmo and the MASSIVE mouse…

Last night was another of those nights, where my sleep was interrupted due to a certain Mr Gizmo bringing home yet another 'very much alive gift'. When I got up this morning, Gizmo was asleep in the kitchen, so I guessed he was guarding the latest mystery gift...whatever it may be. This is sometimes a … Continue reading Gizmo and the MASSIVE mouse…

Gizmo and the missing mouse…

As regular readers will know, Gizmo regularly brings home 'gifts'. These gifts come in a variety of shapes, breeds and sizes, but they all have one thing in common - they are all alive when Gizmo brings them in and let's them loose in the house. Over the last two years, we have had too … Continue reading Gizmo and the missing mouse…

Gizmos Obsession with Petroc…

It's been quite a busy week in my house, and for various reasons (ALL involving Gizmo) I have been having such little sleep at night. It started a week ago, when a family friend asked us a favour, and we couldn't say no.... One of our friends had acquired a young budgie only a few … Continue reading Gizmos Obsession with Petroc…

Does the kitty language include swearwords?!

I am NOT a popular human this afternoon. I had a text message last week from Gizmos vet practice, letting me know that Giz is due for his annual check up and booster vaccine. I couldnt find the time last week to book the appointment, so first thing this morning I decided to get the … Continue reading Does the kitty language include swearwords?!

How I long to go for a pee in peace…

Almost two years ago, I wrote about Gizmos habit of following me to the bathroom. I would love to say that two years on, he has grown out of this, and he no longer feels the need to supervise me when I go into the bathroom, but if anything, his behaviour has got worse?! Especially … Continue reading How I long to go for a pee in peace…