Pet Antics and Other Tails (Page 12)

We have enjoyed a wide variety of pets and pet antics over the past few years. We can boast a small chaos of characters, from rabbits to cats, ducks to dog, not to mention snakes, hedgehogs, owls and the odd mouse or 47.

All of their frolics inspire us to write and photograph, even video, them. You can read about their adventures here, as well as see their antics on Pumpjack & Piddlewick on Instagram.

An Egg Murder has taken place. Can you help us find the culprit? THE BACKGROUND: We have free range ducks and chickens. We put them in their respective houses at night (actually the chickens put themselves to bed, the ducks take a little encouragement), and then let them out inRead More →

This is an Addendum to yesterdays post on Devious Ducks, as we discovered today that the ducks are tag teaming on the nests. The females are rotating themselves to give breaks off the nest. Definitely smart, definitely devious. We never stood a chance against them. For some reason this makesRead More →

They’ve done it again. The ducks have ganged up on us.  Spring is very definitely in the air amongst our feathered flock, and particularly with the ducks. The chickens are doing their normal thing of laying eggs. Well, at least 2 of the 3 are, the other one prefers slightlyRead More →

Did you know chickens can purr? Neither did I, until today. The chickens helped me in the garden, again. It is becoming a regular thing, which I for one am really glad of. Their antics make me laugh every time, so now, not only do I get the joy ofRead More →