Two weeks ago, we had a healthy, happy cat. And then, she abruptly died. Little Cat walked over, sat in front of us, and started a rasping heave. Something seemed weird; we knew it wasn't a normal cat barf; we knew we needed to get to a vet, or do CPR or something. We were panicking, and we didn't know what to do. the fact is, emergencies happen and it sucks no matter what, but being a little more prepared would have helped us feel slightly less out-of-control. So, go pet your furry buddy, hold her close, and then read the six things I wish we had done.
This is Offbeat Home's archive of animals posts.
Honestly, this post is just a reason for me to fantasize about what it would be like to have little hedgehogs living in my garden, all cute and waddly. So I found videos, GIFs, and helpful tips to teach me all about my completely-imaginary hedgehog.
Dudes, I woke up this morning and looked out the window and the world looked SO GREEN after all the rain Iowa got this week. It's been warm here for weeks, but it's not spring until the plants are growing. And it looks like people in the Offbeat Home Flickr pool are feeling the same fresh verdantness. Let's take a look at the world with fresh eyes, and enjoy the Clicky Link bounty.
Are you coveting the look of the taxidermy trend but don't want to fork up the cash for a real antique? Tired of the limited selection of real animals? You're in luck: today I'll show you had to make a faux animal head from junk you have lying around the house and thrift store supplies.
I grew up in the country. Pets were whatever I could bring home. I raised some baby mice, had a sand piper for a spell, and dreamed of having a pet raccoon like in Rascal.
I'm a grown-ass lady now, and know that I would never, ever keep a non-domesticated animal as a pet — but it is still SO FUN to pretend I can!
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