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i'm getting a new pet tomorrow

Post: # 57330Post maggie144
Mon May 14, 2007 8:40 pm

Hi Everyone

I am off to dumfries tomorrow to collect a new pet, a present to myself
I think i deserve it too, i have worked very hard of late and have been quite poorly too.

So i am buying myself two little chipmunks, something i have always wanted, as a reward for all my hard work

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Mon May 14, 2007 8:46 pm

From what I've seen in the pet shop they are frantic and exciting wee things!! Have fun with them and hope you are feeling lots better soon.
We are contemplating offering a home to a retired greyhound/whippet so that Chris can feel encouraged to go out and walk and hopefully it will do his arthritis good. Pets are so good in so many ways - they should be encouraged (to responsible people of course!)
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Post: # 57355Post red
Mon May 14, 2007 10:05 pm

Milims wrote:We are contemplating offering a home to a retired greyhound/whippet )
I have often considered that.. as my old dog, long gone now, was a lurcher. tempting. not sure they are so good with cats tho.. and we have one.
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Mon May 14, 2007 10:39 pm

I did not even know you could keep them as pets :shock:

I must admit I was not even sure what they looked liked so googled them. A little like little squirrels then? Well I hope you enjoy them and congratulations.
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Post: # 57362Post Wombat
Mon May 14, 2007 10:42 pm

You could call them Alvin and Theodore! :mrgreen:

I hope they make you feel a bit better.

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Post: # 57365Post red
Mon May 14, 2007 10:56 pm

what sort of cage/ run set up do you need Maggie?
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Post: # 57395Post Millymollymandy
Tue May 15, 2007 5:49 am

Chipmunks! :shock: I see all manner of things in the pet section of the garden centers but I don't think I've ever seen chipmunks! I think you'd have oodles of fun with them. I think! :lol:

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Post: # 57400Post Barefootandhappy
Tue May 15, 2007 7:28 am

Wow, you lucky thing! Hope you enjoy them. :mrgreen:
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Post: # 57410Post littlebluefish
Tue May 15, 2007 8:55 am

red wrote:I have often considered that.. as my old dog, long gone now, was a lurcher. tempting. not sure they are so good with cats tho.. and we have one.
We tried to rehome one not so long ago but had no history about him at all - he was dumped up north, bought down to rehome, didn't know his name and had, apparently, never lives with people, nor closely with other animals.

He tore our house apart, became insanely possessive of me (to the point where noone was allowed to touch me!), and tried (nearly successful) in killing next door's cat. It added a new terror to walking with him trying to bite anyone within twenty yards of me

We have a lovely lurcher, who I adore and is soft as the fastest couch potato could be but I'd be very wary of rehoming one now without history. :(

We ended up being given a white boxer puppy who is happily chewing her ball against my toes right now. :P



Good luck with the chipmonks! They sound like a ball of fun and possibly mad as a box of frogs with it :D

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