Most recently published stories in Petlife.
Life of a bird
They are incubated by one or both parents for a certain period of time until the embryos develop into hatching chicks. When the baby bird hatches, it goes through several stages until it reaches full maturity. The number of eggs that female birds lay can range from 1 in condors to 17 in partridges.
The Goldfish Paradox
“I have this goldfish. He’s a sort of corpulent, tangerine coloured Goldfish about the size of a tennis ball. I keep him in one of those little spherical tanks in the living room. He’s not the most exciting fish out there, nothing as flamboyant as a siamese fighting fish, or as colourful as the mandarin fish, but he’s got personality.
A Pitt Bull's Journal
August 2019 I want to say that this is the beginning of my life, but that doesn’t really do what happened justice.
A Nicely Wrapped Package
Miles was awoken by the angry sounds of a large truck barreling down the street in front of his house. He rolled over, wishing they had the decency to be quiet. He had a late night. Connor, his roommate was up late, TV blaring, clacking on the computer, music blasting. He loved Connor, but the late nights were a regular thing with him. He was still in college. Miles felt like Connor had always been in college and he wasn’t sure it made for a healthy lifestyle. He was worried.
Dog Behaviors – 10 Things Your Dog Does and What It Means
10. Brings you things Did your furry friend bring you his favorite slobber-covered ball or his squeaky toy with its stuffing all coming out? If you just threw it away thinking your pup just wanted to play fetch, you need to think again. Perhaps you just missed understanding what your pooch was trying to convey. Chances are he is just bringing you these things as a gift. It shows he really loves you because he is bringing you those things that he needs and loves.
Death by Chocolate
I remember when he first came into my life. He was so young and innocent; it seemed play time was unlimited. We both saw plenty of other pets or humans before we finally met. But when we did meet, it was settled. Instant match. I have no regrets and am glad to have called him my best friend for years.
Here lies Biscuits, said the gravestone
"Here lies Biscuits, beloved pet of Andy, Sal and Mitch, alas his love of chocolate was his undoing. RIP" Poor Biscuits I thought, having accidentally uncovered the grave while clearing some overgrown shrubs in my new rental's yard.
I Dress My Cats
What even IS a cat? A cat is a predator that we bring into our homes and trust them not to attempt to kill us. A cat is an irreverent being that unceremoniously knocks things over simply because they can.
How To Break Language Barriers With Dogs
Do you ever wonder what your pet would say if they could talk? I do, all the time. As a dog owner, I am always comparing dogs to people. They have emotions, facial expressions, and hobbies. They are smart and fast learners! Some dogs are naturally goofy while others have a serious demeanor. They dream when they sleep and miss you when you leave.
Dog for Students
A dog is a domestic animal. A dog has powerful jaws so it can quite effectively eat flesh; it has four legs, two eyes, two ears, a tail, a mouth, and a nose. These are an ingenious animal and are useful to catch robbers.
For The Love Of Skinny Pigs
My Skinny Pigs bring me inner peace. Whenever I’m feeling exhausted, lethargic, poorly or sad, just a few minutes with Mabel, Doris and Matilda make me feel better.
A Tale of Two Dogs
Torey was the first dog I had as an adult. She wasn't a family dog, she was my dog and she chose me. Torey, short for Tornado, was a mill puppy. When the mill was shut down there were over 2,500 dogs and puppies rescued alive. Many were put down due to age and a life of being over bred in the mill leaving them unadoptable. She was only 6 weeks old when she was freed. Two weeks later a massive adoption event was held. She was not among the adoptable puppies. She was sick, very sick, and so she was quarantined.