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the super vet

Posted: 12/11/2016 at 08:17

Logan  When it happened our vet was a young woman near my own age. We knew we'd done all we could but couldn't ask the dog to put up with any more. Her head was in my lap as she went to sleep. Then the vet and I hugged as we cried on each other's shoulder. 

Funny animal/livestock stories

Posted: 12/11/2016 at 07:32

I'm not in the countryside now Aym. Haven't been for 20+ years. We're right on the edge of a city now. But I grew up on a farm and lived in the countryside until my divorce in my 40s. 

the super vet

Posted: 12/11/2016 at 07:22

Listening to radio interviews about the prog it seems that quite a few of the procedures can be/have since been used on humans. 

I share Loana's concern about the animals quality of life. I've nursed a young dog through a series of major ops on her hind legs ... It was groundbreaking at the time and the information gained by the vets at the animal hospital has since resulted in  improved outcomes for similar conditions now. But my poor dog suffered pain and distress and was confused and in the end was euthanised because the outcome for her was not good enough. 

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Funny animal/livestock stories

Posted: 12/11/2016 at 07:05

Pheasants are delicious if properly cooked - a bit similar to the leg meat on a turkey. I like them cooked with shallots, cider and some apples and quince and finished with some creme fraiche and parsley. Serve with roasted squash and/ or creamy mash and curly kale. 

Dont have any funny stories about them tho 

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HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 12/11/2016 at 06:56

Good morning all   G'day Pat 

The day is dawning grey and a bit windy. No idea of the temperature out there.  I'm still snuggled under the duvet. 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 11/11/2016 at 20:52

Maybe his parents were b***ards too Pdoc 

BBC 4 now Leonard Cohen prog. ! 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 11/11/2016 at 19:54

Fairy there's a scheme that takes loads of schoolchildren to visit WW1 battlefields, and then they come back and pass on their experiences 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 11/11/2016 at 19:47

That'd be good    But I'll be heading south to visit Wonky tomorrow morning so I might not see it until I get home, unless she and I get on her tablet and have a look.

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 11/11/2016 at 18:57

A while back - I did say   Hurrah!  Is that one of yours? 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 11/11/2016 at 17:32

Lots of people don't understand what they call modern art just as lots of people don't understand contemporary music, dance and literature.  If they were interested in it and studied it they might find it fascinating - but if they don't that's fine too.  

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