Category Archives: Pets

The Squirrel :)


These mammals are all over, you see them everywhere. From your home back and front yards, to apartment complexes, etc. And they can be annoying, running around, bopping out in front of cars. And they don’t hibernate. So they are around most of the time. However, when it gets brutally cold, they stay in their dens.
To add a bit of humor to this, I’m sure many of you have heard the saying, “Oh that guy is squirrely“. LOL In fact I remember a driver I use to work with his nickname was “Squirrel“.
Yes folks, squirrels have made a name for themselves. Even streets are named after them. LOL

Looking for a Human

Hey everyone!
My best bud, Frankie, has lost his Human to a female. She will not let Frankie move in with his human.

Frankie is now taking applications for a new Human. In exchange for a good home, love, petting, grooming, food and water, Frankie offers slobbers, love, loyalty, companionship and protection.

Apply today!
Private message my Daddy, Mark, for more information.
Thanks,
Chooey

Hailey Sent Me a Letter

Me (Chooey) and Daddy (Mark)
As most of you may know by now, my Daddy has been told his life has a limit. This has made me rather protective of him more than ever. But then again he is my Daddy.
The other day I received this letter from y sister-in-law Hailey, who is married to my brother Kevin. If you can, please help my Daddy.
My sister-in-law Hailey visiting Daddy and Me (Chooey)
Chooey
Hailey’s letter:
Hailey would like you to support:
Support and Healing for Mark Ivy 
by making a donation and helping spread the word.

 

I’m Kevin Ivy, son of Mark Ivy, and I’m writing to request help from anyone who has the means.

On September 2, 2014, my Dad was diagnosed with disseminated histoplasmosis, a fungal infection. The infection is fatal if left untreated. For 2 1/2 years he lived under a death sentence being misdiagnosed with a non-specific bacterial infection which left his right lung a “dried up sponge” and non-functioning. He was aggressively treated for the infection with antifungals. The treatment ended October of 2015 and fortunately did not take two years.

On May 9, 2017, Dad’s lung specialist informed him that he has possibly six months to live if the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the damage caused by the histoplasmosis, ran its normal course. Dad is now on hospice at home. Although he is content and ready to cross over the river to the other side, we want to make the transition as painless and comfortable as possible – both physically and financially. This means we need help covering the extra expenses Dad and Iohn are now facing.

If you’ve ever known Mark you would know how much he loves and appreciates his family. Our family has a long history of caring for others, having a big heart, reaching out when no one else will even to those we do not know or are friends and acquaintenances. The number of fundraisers, benefits, biker rides and other charitable activity to help others has been appreciated through the years. Now we need to come together and help Dad.

Dad needs someone there to help daily – which is Iohn. It is necessary to have someone to help with certain medicines, cooking, cleaning, etc. Due to being full-time help for Dad, Iohn cannot work and will use the money raised here for daily living expenses. The rest of the family are unable to assist due to distance, age, financial or medical conditions and I am eternally grateful to Iohn for stepping up to take care of my Dad while I am 1,000 miles away in Texas.

I am not normally one to resort to asking for financial help, but at this stage there is no other option. Can we do for Dad in his hour of need as we have done for so many others?

Even if you can contribute only a little, every dollar counts in aiding in Dad’s care and recovery. Thank you for your time and your help. And if you can’t give, we always appreciate your thoughts and prayers as well. God bless.

Me (Chooey) with my Brother Kevin and Iohn and Frankie in the background.

Billy Buzzard Is Mad at Me.

You interrupted my dinner.
Yes folks while coming down the road to the complex just now, I saw this turkey buzzard enjoying dinner. I pulled over and got ready to shoot a few pictures. He became alarmed with me and flew up into the trees. I followed him and he jotted from tree limb to tree limb. I had my old camera, wish I had my good one, but this turned out decent.

Turkey Buzzard Came to Visit!


Yes folks, while pulling into a local transfer station this week I saw a new visitor. It was Thursday and with bad weather predicted I think Mr. Buzzard was looking for quick food or shelter.

Happy Birthday, Chooey!

Happy Birthday, Chooey!
Happy Birthday, Chooey!
#ThrowBackThursday photo is of Chooey the day I adopted him:
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Happy National Puppy Day!

Sending out best wishes to my best little buddy, Chooey, on #NationalPuppyDay!
#NationalPuppyDay Chooey, 9 months old
#NationalPuppyDay Chooey, 9 months old
Chooey was nine weeks old when I adopted him and is now nine months old.

Lazy Saturday Afternoon

With Daddy in his recliner and glued to CNN watching coverage of the Nevada Democratic Caucus and the South Carolina Republican Primary, I figured this was a perfect time to take over the computer.
As you can see, I found a perfect spot to stretch out, relax and enjoy a Saturday afternoon.
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Ah…sweet Z’s
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What do you mean, wake up?
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Phooey with that. I am going back to sleep.

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Chooey Makes a Break

Chooey may have been born in the Desert, but he loves the snow. With a crack in the door, as I took pictures, Chooey bolted out to play.