The happiest dog ever, a studio cat, and a gecko sits patiently for a photograph

December 12 |
Thanks to willswench for submitting her photo of Washburne.
Last week, I asked you to share photos of offbeat pets, AND YOU DID! So many pets.

This week, after we get done digitally-cuddling doggies, Offbeat Home'll be continuing winter holiday posts mixed in with the usual home tours (a barn-cum-house on the Mississippi!) and awesome DIY profiles (I installed a fireplace in MY APARTMENT!)

So let's get the week going with a look at what's been going on with photos from the Offbeat Home Flickr pool and things we've pinned via the Offbeat Home Pinterest account.

Taking out the trash
Beergurl72 takes out the trash.
Grimalkin - The Mad Scientist's Assistant
Evita shows off her studio cat. I love a good studio cat.
This is Guajira, a crested gecko. He belongs to Lizard Whisperer, and is just one of her reptiles.
rudolph the red nosed rabbit? Nope, just Lord Picklesmith enjoying a hat
Willswench has a petting zoo: three dogs, three cats, and Lord Picklesmith, the bunny who likes hats and thinks he's a dog.
Patio Turkeys
Dog Island's famous free range patio turkeys!

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  1. Awww! So cutes! I wish I had submitted some of my mini-petting zoo to the pool, too! something to the tune of 3 cats, a dog, a ferret and 2 rats…

  2. Heirloom guilt is an interesting concept. I have a house full of heirlooms (which gives me minor panic attacks when I think of the "what would I grab in a fire" question), but none of them are sitting in storage to never be used! Okay, so my great grandmother's china is only used one week out of the year, but its still used every year. My son actually slept in my great grandparent's cradle, my mother turned my grandmother's table linens into fancy pillows for me and my cousins, I keep candy in the dish from my another great grandmother, and I nurse my son in the rocking chair of a third. I love that so many things in my house have a story, but I've never supported the idea of having things that are never used. Then their story is over as surely as if they were thrown away.

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  3. Awe…That's my Ozzy cat there in the trash can…He is 8 months old now and much much bigger. As a matter of fact he was neutered today and is not currently speaking to me. I should show him this picture to remind him of better days! Thanks so much for featuring him. He was rescued from the home of an animal hoarder and his parents were feral.

  4. That is my bunny/reindeer/jackalope. His name is lord pickelsmith, and he plays fetch. He also plays tag with that smiling mutt at the top of the page. It's like noah's ark at our house : )

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