This is Jay Dee our old timer in the house. He is a boxer and a friend to everyone. Boxers life spand is supposed to be around 9 years but Jay Dee is now 13 and doing great. Thank you
Amelia was a rescue cat originally found living under a house on Amelia Island, FL and now living like the queen that she is in Atlanta, GA She is a sweetheart
Abigail and Dude were my son's cats until he moved and could no longer keep them. They are sisters (despite the name he mistakenly gave one) and very loving as you can see.
In an effort to get out of the summer sun, this yellow labrador found a spot of shade beneath a patch of hydrangeas.
One of our cats, "J", sitting next to a pot a flowers.
This is Archie...the coolest cat in town...a very special member of our family...doesn't mind having his photo taken either.
Sleepy-eyed Jemma is relaxing on winter break. Does he see double, we wonder?
This handsome boy is watching over Mom's belongings at Miho Shrine, Jan. 1, 2011.
Boris, like all cats, liked to pose where he looked his best, under the Achillea or Maybush
Sascha gets over-excited about Shark Week.
"Here's Looking at Ya"! Our gaggle of kittens and momma standing guard!
Asleep on the Job! Guess momma got tired of waiting on the birds and butterflies!
Our puppy, Loki, couch potatoe
The Couch Potatoes - KIra and Loki, Siberain Husky puppies
At the animal rescue shelter, where we found Smitty..."The first time ever we saw his face..."
Smitty sitting on his favorite lap in his forever home.
Bob can always find the best Yoga positions. Here he's trying something new but I think he is in deep relaxation mode. He's 14 so it's ok.
At 20 pounds Little Buddy just can't fit into the kitty condo like the others.
Puffy is one yr old. I think he has to be half Maincoon cat. He and my other cat Powder who is 3yrs old are wonderful company.
Here is my other cat Powder. Her and Puffy are great.
"I don't KNOW what happened!"
"It says right here in the Handbook for Cat Servants, 'The Cat must be fed when the Cat demands.' Oh...wait, this is Stephen King."
Terra is a black lab mix, she is 11 years old. Cyrus is a husky -wolf mix, he's 11 months old.
This is a bittersweet picture. The young ladies boyfriend/owner of dog had just died in an accident a few days before. You can tell by the look on both faces...this hug was so needed.
Neighbor's cat looking through a rain-spattered sliding glass door.
Meet Maggie May, our older little rescue dog that gives us joy every day. We think the missing tooth adds character to her sweet personality.
Lola, a 5-year old half beagle and half Boston terrier, loves playing fetch more than just about anything. Here, having waited patiently, tries to put the ball in my hands.
Lola, a 5-year old half beagle and half Boston terrier,has her own way of doing things. Here, she frames herself nicely.
This is curious BOB. He gets into everything, including ... milkcans. If there had been any milk in this can, it almost appears as if Bob had just had a taste.
At first Lulu (cat) couldn't believe it. As time passed by she starded eating tomatoes !!!!
Roxy loves the fall weather.
Dear old Grandad.
Sign on My front gate says "I can make it to the fence in 3.4 seconds. Can You" ?
Look at me, I'm almost on the rooftop!
"No Mama, I am NOT sleeping in your flower bed."
This is my sweet 13 year old terrier mix Bear. We rescued her from the pound as a puppy. She goes every where with me and keeps me company in the yard. I was busy taking pictures one day when I found her snuggled in with the flowers.
Muffin the ball thief.
This is Muffin and that sly little grin is proof that this is not HER ball. She has stolen her buddy Goldie's ball and she thinks she got away with it.
Merri and Mina. Mina gets as much loving as she can stand, on demand. She lets out an adorable "Mew" and Merri is there at hand.
Jake, worn out after a hard day of protecting the household.
Don't know if our koi would be considered a pet, but they wait for us to feed them every day under a footbridge at our pond. They keep the pond clean and are as big as the canada goose who challenges them for the food. The koi weigh about 25lbs now.
"Maggie" (the dog) was sure her best friend "BP" (the cat) wanted to play with her toys. BP was so patient with his friend but all he wanted to do was take a nap. Do you see the cat?
I hate windy days
If you don't get to the soft chair first. Sometimes second is just as good.
in good hands
redheadBack to the contest main page.