Why was it so hard for me to answer when people asked about Pettigrew's limp? I always felt defensive, like I wasn't a good caregiver.
Pettigrew is my in-home weather detection system. Better than the meteorologists at accurately predicting bad weather.
When Pettigrew first joined our family he didn’t make a sound. For six weeks we never heard his bark. Now he barks and bays like a coonhound, but during those first, quiet weeks of our acquaintance, we learned a different way of communicating. Pettigrew was uncertain, nervous, and eager to establish himself in our good … Continue reading When I’m feeling blue, Pettigrew Knows What to Do
As I was meditating this morning, idly wondering what it would be fun to blog about next, Pettigrew, perceiving some dire threat to our home, started barking and tearing around the house. With my eyes closed, taking deep breaths, I could hear him growling, racing across the floor, scrambling as he fought for traction on … Continue reading What’s a Trigger?