Do you guys snoopervise on the neighbors? You should. They can't be trusted.
It's that time of this April post when we show what we've created for today's letter in A to Z Challenge.
Today's letter is J. Remember, our theme involves putting animal-inspired twists on the titles of classic stories. For today's installment, we decided to fudge with the title of none other than Jules Verne's Journey to the Center of the Earth. Like this:
Do you think Jersey to the Center of the Earth would play out anything like the original? We're thinking probably not.
Have a wonderful Wednesday, friends!
Our Tip of the Day:
There are a number of different mites that can affect our pups or kitties. In dogs, mites that cause sarcoptic mange are perhaps most common, and are also highly contagious between dogs and also to humans. Mites that cause demodectic mange are perhaps a bit less common, as a healthy immune system can often suppress them, and they are also far less contagious. Cats have certain mites that more commonly affect them, such as cheyletiella mites and mites that cause notoedric mange. Both of these are contagious, similarly to the mites that cause sarcoptic mange.
No matter the species of your furbaby, they can potentially be affected by mites. Depending on the type of mite, as well as the pup or kitty's overall health and the severity of the infestation, you might see a variety of symptoms. When it comes to mites and mange, keep an eye out for itching and scratching, hair loss, scabs or scaly skin, and discoloration of the skin, just to name a few.
If you think you see any signs related to mites, or signs of any dermatological issue, have your furbaby seen by a veterinarian as soon as possible. Not only is itching and scratching uncomfortable, but lesions and secondary infections can result. Left untreated, mites and their side effects can become a risk not only to your furbaby's comfort and happiness, but also to their health.
All of that being said, keep in mind that treatment for mites will likely not only include medications prescribed by your veterinarian. Mites will also need to be eradicated from the environment. You may need to pitch bedding and rugs, or at the very least efficiently wash them in hot water. Do whatever it takes to ensure that your furbaby and their environment is as sanitary and safe as possible, so that they can live a happy, healthy life.
We snoopervise the neighbors all the time. You're right...they can't be trusted and they do weird things! ;)
Our Layla snoopervises the neighbors by barking at them. The neighbors LOVE it! Jersey to the Center of the Earth is so creative :)
Astrid, we understand the need to keep your eyes on new neighbors. We have new ones behind and on one side of us. Lots of activity to supervise. We let Misty May and Mauricio patrol and check it all out. Such a unique and creative title for a "new" book. XOCK, angel Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, angel Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth, Calista Jo, Cooper Murphy and Sawyer
Hahahahaha...'jersey'...hahahahaha! Your sense of humor cracks me up!
Good for you for soopervising your neighbors. We find it best to know who and what is where and when, as all furry ones know. Awesome tip today! Mites are no laughing matter, as some of us know as well as our Mom who once, and thankfully ever so briefly, caught a mite thing from a stray and now understands a bit of what furry ones can suffer.
Ruby loves to sit in the front window and snoopervise! We have some noisy kids next door, too.
You always have to snoopervise to make sure everything is safe. We have plenty of stories here at the office about our friends that love spying out the window on everything. Thanks for the share.
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Good job snoopervising, Astrid ! Purrs
Great snoopervising Astrid. That is a great A-Z , I like the cow :) Excellent tip too.
Awww. I bet the kids love to see that cute face! We hope Evan's able to enjoy his front door in peace.
Believe me, I KNOW ALL ABOUT havin' to supervise peeps. I can't imagine havin' to supervise neighbour peeps, though. I mean, it takes me all day to supervise my own. MOUSES!
I love how you changed that book title! (I love cows too.) And Mudpie definitely likes snoopervising the neighbors ;)
Well done, Astrid. We, of course, snoopervise the neighbors ... you gotta make sure they are behaving themselves. Right?
I always snoopervise (and bark) da naybors.
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