rileysyear

A year in the life of our Miss Riley

TGIF!

on February 27, 2015

Riley may not have a concept of TGIF, but I sure do. Long, long week with a lot of stuff I classify as “not good” going on, but I’m seeing signs (I hope) that things are looking up. For one thing, I had a very good chat with Riley’s vet today. He considers her officially better from the colitis, and now it’s just the slow trek back to normal food levels and adjusting meds. I am so grateful for that, and I know Riley’s grateful to be eating more food.

Then today I saw the First Sign of Spring, even though it only hit 30 F on the thermometer: a half dozen robins and one Hermit Thrush stalking the exposed bits of ground. To celebrate, I hung my bird feeder for the first time in a long time. Not a lot of customers, but our mated cardinal pair visited, as did a Dark-Eyed Junco, a Tufted Titmouse, and a Song Sparrow.

Riley actually even seemed to take note of the sparrow, who was scurrying along the ground while we were outside. How my almost blind dog saw a tiny brown smudge moving along equally brown ground, I’ve no idea, but her head was definitely tracking the sparrow’s movement.

All in all, a good day for critters, but most especially Riley.

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2 responses to “TGIF!

  1. livingonchi says:

    Yay for Riley getting better!

    Liked by 1 person

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