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Cat allergies

Posted: 18/11/2012 at 11:35

My cat lost her fur. It has happened twice now. Flea allergy. It also affected her digestive track. She is now on special food and hair is growing back, sores are healing and she is beginning to play again. I don't know about plants though, is there one your cat rubs up against especilly?  My dog and cat like verbena bonariensis.

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Posted: 18/11/2012 at 11:30

Just come in for a cuppa. Attacked the jewell bed. I planted a bronze grass for the jewells to grow up through ( there was aChelsea garden about 3 years ago where I had the idea from) But the grass has taken over so am pulling up every other clump the 'jewells came up this year and now hopefully they should next year. Might have made room for some more plants will have to see when fifnished. Foot coping OK but then I'm not digging.

Watched SCD last night. Felt that podium in the middle spoit the flow sometines and the lighting didn't grab me.

Head still hurts so does throat but hey is gloriously sunny here.

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Posted: 18/11/2012 at 10:31

Yes thanks David I did. I have a spring back up should I need tham. and not really surprised about the purple ones. 

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Posted: 18/11/2012 at 09:54

Morning All  Heads aching, throat sore BUT glorious day for the gardene.

Waiting for washing, quick vacuum then out to feed the birds, tidy the front, plant a rose (if OH will dig the hole). Also going to bury a peone in a pot and, wel,l see how I go then maybe tidy jewell border - been putting it off as a real mess.

See you

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Posted: 17/11/2012 at 22:29

stories don't seem to link Lottie.

FC has to be evrywhere though

Think I'm calling it a day


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Posted: 17/11/2012 at 22:01

Been trying to get in since early evening

So Hi.

Typed out 2 posts and I see neither got through to Forkers.

Watching 'Killing' but nt sure if want to.

I asked Dean if his spider was on his drive, Apologised to Inka

Becks we used to have Christmas gnomes that couldn't be seen and always reported back not clearing up, going to bed, misbehaviour and they were always around, behind cupboards etc - you get the picture. they worked a treat Still do and they are in 20's - mind you I don't want to know any more 

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Posted: 17/11/2012 at 16:33

Just nipped out to take this photo


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Posted: 17/11/2012 at 15:59


Jo there are squirrels but I think its more likely to de the daft woodpigeons that haven't realised they can't get heads, bodies on feeders. Or rather they have realised, forgotten and then gone back again, rather like goldfish really

Will sort it out tomorrow.

Ours went down the loo.

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Posted: 17/11/2012 at 15:45

We had one (goldfish) called Blackie as he had a small black spot on his head. Left a lad tp lloka fter him and  when we cames back there was still a fish but no back spot We thought it a great joke, never told our son whose fish it was, but he worked it out in the end!

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Posted: 17/11/2012 at 15:35

G'day all. Sorry late signing in

Last night was soo slow I gave up trying to stay in contact. 

Guess there are no Maltesers left 

Love the dog Khan and his softy, used ti have a cat that walked around with balls of wool. in the end had to have one fro her and one for me to knit.

Local pond in nearby village gets stocked up by the locals when they get fed up with goldfish. They do very well there until Mr Heron comes a-calling.

I've just been to Swindon and back. Amazing cloud patterns, dark cumulus with bright blue sky and aircraft trails above. Missed the rain.

Come backto find bird feeders empty,a couple on the lawn. What have they been up to?

Inside that copy of Garden News there was abird feeder with a goldfinch and another type of bird. What is it please?

As for MD, well, mmmm, was not too pleased when he came back, but better than others. Thing is he never thinks on a small scale for smaller gardens - compost being one thing and ohe stuff. I will watch articles with interest

Did you know they say a goldfish has a 2 second memory!!??

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