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Post Number:#1  Unread postby 2CrazyFools » Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:44 pm


Good evening everyone!
I've been digging holes all over this forum and I guess it's time for an introductory post, lol.

My husband and I live in a neighborhood in the middle of the city and do our best not to broadcast that not only do we have sweet, cute, adorable rabbits, but we also MURDER them and consume their flesh. :chef: We keep that pretty hush-hush, lol. I am the main operator I guess you can say, I built my hutches/cages/enclosure in the backyard, I also dispatch the sweet buns, process them, and cook them for dinner. I grew up with chickens and goats and my husband is a city-boy, which is really why he stays away from them when they are transitioning from pet to tacos. Love him to death and we fit well with his strengths complimenting my own. :love: We are planning on having kits of our own in spring of 2019. Unless you count our dogs... in which case we already have kids. :lol: Medium to large puppers (56lbs & 74lbs) one who just turned 9 years old.

I am a property manager and I'm also going to college full time for structural engineering, my husband is military and cyber security. We met skating longboards down a parking garage at midnight back in 2009... lol.

We have a small operation with only 5 rabbits, 3 Americans & 2 white meat mutts.

Lovely Clover, she's over a year old and still a virgin... sweet as sugar but she's eating all my food and failing to produce, lol. She's a perdy thing though ain't she?
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Cersei, who I suspect is getting up in her years but I have no way to verify. She started out a drama-momma, little b*tchy, lol, but she's sweetened up. Also a freeloader though she's proven.
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Hodor, the buck with the junk. Who would like to use it but if the does aren't interested he's happy to cuddle instead. So I guess he's also a bloody freeloader.
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Big boy D'artagnan! He's a real peach. Easy going and curious... also doesn't give up when there's a lady in the vicinity. D'artagnan is Jeri's papa.
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And most of y'all are familiar with Jeri, the weirdo kit that we are keeping. She'll be 3 months old this Saturday. :love:
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Welp, I suppose that's us! I'm not sure where the "CrazyFools" part came from, but my husband came up with it back in 2013 when we were thinking of starting a cookie business. Crazy Fools Cookies! It never went anywhere other than our own dreams but I've been stuck on it ever since. There's two of us in the family right now so I decided to use 2CrazyFools as a forum moniker. I just asked him since he walked into the kitchen, "Where did Crazy Fools come from..?" and he said, "Crazy fools in love!" ... which didn't answer my question and that's all he gave me. :p
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Post Number:#2  Unread postby SableSteel » Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:57 pm


Hope you have a nice time on this forum. I too have a rabbit named cersei. She is... not friendly. I think the name is cursed lol I suppose that's what I'd expect from a rabbit named after cersei.

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Post Number:#3  Unread postby alforddm » Wed Feb 22, 2017 10:11 pm


Hiya! Love to see more of your photos.

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Post Number:#4  Unread postby Nymphadora » Thu Feb 23, 2017 12:44 am


So glad you posted this lovely introduction, your herd is wonderful! Your new avatar is gorgeous, as well :D

Can't wait to see more of your photos around the forum, and I'll be crossing my fingers for your freeloaders to start earning their keep :lol:

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Post Number:#5  Unread postby LittleFluffyBunnies » Thu Feb 23, 2017 12:49 am


Nice rabbits! I love the look of the Americans, but that's a bummer they aren't producing. And Jeri is so cute! What a cool coat. I hope your Americans give you something soon.
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Post Number:#6  Unread postby 2CrazyFools » Thu Feb 23, 2017 10:59 am


SableSteel wrote:Hope you have a nice time on this forum. I too have a rabbit named cersei. She is... not friendly. I think the name is cursed lol I suppose that's what I'd expect from a rabbit named after cersei.


Thanks SableSteel! Yeah, I think if you give any rabbit the name Cersei they feel they have to "fit the role" of Queen Bee. Thankfully mine has cooled off! "You bring me treats, I suppose you're not horrid." Your Cersei is lovely!

alforddm wrote:Hiya! Love to see more of your photos.


It's a problem. I take WAY TOO MANY PICTURES of my animals. Just yesterday I imported 600+ new images I took of Jeri, D'artagnan, and Clover. Thankfully I'm pretty brutal with the elimination process, 600+ pictures got deleted down to just about 15 that I felt good enough to keep. Like this one :lol: Think it could be a selling factor? "My rabbits are levitation masters."

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Nymphadora wrote:So glad you posted this lovely introduction, your herd is wonderful! Your new avatar is gorgeous, as well :D

Can't wait to see more of your photos around the forum, and I'll be crossing my fingers for your freeloaders to start earning their keep :lol:


Thanks Nymphadora! :love: The avatar is from this picture, Clover was less than impressed with the exercise area and shortly afterwards broke out to roam the backyard. I suppose I need to think about a "real" gate to the exercise spot, the adults are more motivated "Yeah, I can hop that." or "Yeah, I can push that over with my bulk."

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I really think I'm going to try to table breed both of the does soonish, holding them up and everything. It's been MONTHS upon months of trying every dang day with a boy and getting nothing. Sure I may have a tiny litter from it, but at least it'll get their hormones rolling. -_-

LittleFluffyBunnies wrote:Nice rabbits! I love the look of the Americans, but that's a bummer they aren't producing. And Jeri is so cute! What a cool coat. I hope your Americans give you something soon.


I agree! I really fell in love with the Americans but I'm THIS close to scrapping the whole idea and moving towards standard Rex. If I wanted them as pets, then I'd just keep Clover (which... we will be regardless of production. My husband already decided, lol) and eat the other two investments.

Jeri sure is a fun one, I swear it's like she's a little stuffed animal! Her coat is like the stuffing that my dogs pull out of their soft toys...
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Thanks so much for the warm welcome guys! :group-hug2:

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I guess I'll share my "kids" as well.

This is Thor, who is a 5 year old German Shepherd / Chesapeake bay retriever / Chow mix. He's pretty much what you'd expect with that mix, you can really see the German Shepherd in his face and skull structure, and his protective nature. The Chesapeake retriever comes out in the coloration of his coat (surprisingly this is actually not "red" and it's not a color gene found in Chows, though one would think so right?), his downright goofy nature (all lab... SO MUCH LAB) and his addiction to water. I take him out to my father's place and he has a pond. Thor is NEVER out of that pond. Ever. He never dries off regardless of outdoor temp, I have to bring towels for when we are ready to go home after the weekend visit! Also he's a great retriever, loves fetch with balls/sticks/vinegar bottles/rocks.... and finally the Chow. Obviously the curly tail, and he may have a little more loose skin around his neck area..... but that's hard to say since he was a real fatty back in 2014, the loose skin could be from weight loss.

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This lovely lady here is Gaea, she is a 9 year old mutt mix as well. Just about equal parts Siberian Husky, Malamute, German Shepherd, roughly 10% sled dog / working alaskan husky, and just enough wolf content to make your head tilt to the side at about 16%. :lol: Mostly I see husky in her, that skull being so small and petite, plus the ear shape is 100% husky and when she's excited her tail comes up and curls over in the traditional husky arc. The malamute is visible in the backbone, when she's standing normal you'll see a slight dip going from butt to shoulders, also her tail is very malamute with the long "waterfall" wisps. German Shepherd certainly contributed to her ginormous ears, I mean those are some satellites! ("The better to hear you calling and for me to ignore you, Mom...") But dang is she a cutie pie. Her temperament is pretty much traditional husky, or at least one that was neglected for the first 5 years of her life. We got her back in 2013 and she's just been blossoming ever since :love: Very observant and calculating, but incredibly sweet. Very much the husky escape artist too, she ate through multiple wooden fence panels back in 2015 and got into the neighbor's backyard two houses down.... hence she's the reason we have multiple rows of electric fence up in the yard, lol.

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Best friends a girl could ask for. Thor would give his life for mine in a heartbeat, ain't no-body messin' with his girl! -While Gaea would cry from a distance as I was getting murdered, lol.

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Post Number:#7  Unread postby LittleFluffyBunnies » Thu Feb 23, 2017 11:15 am


Jeri is such a unique rabbit. I would want to snuggle her all day! If you ever got litters of coats like that, cuddle heaven! :P
That must be frustrating with the Americans. At least if you switch to Rex you'll have a cute pet and some tasty dinner ;)
I love your photography! What camera do you use? I love taking pictures. I get decent ones, but not exactly what I want. I'm hoping to get a better camera someday.

I absolutely LOVE your pups!!!! :P They are gorgeous! I have a thing for anything resembling a shepherd or husky lol. But seriously, beautiful puppers. Seems like Thor has my favorite temperament, and Gaea, well, a typical husky cross :lol:

I'll introduce you to my baby. I apologize for the cone, he had gotten neutered recently in the pics and I haven't had time to get new ones :lol:
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Post Number:#8  Unread postby 2CrazyFools » Thu Feb 23, 2017 12:26 pm


LittleFluffyBunnies wrote:Jeri is such a unique rabbit. I would want to snuggle her all day! If you ever got litters of coats like that, cuddle heaven! :P


Right?! Uhg, I cannot wait until she's 6 months old, I'm very much looking forward to seeing what her offspring turn out like! I was also thinking if I do go the Rex-Route (lol) that a rex/jeri combo may be really neat! Maybe a softer curl pop up in those mutts? Who knows, lol.

LittleFluffyBunnies wrote:That must be frustrating with the Americans. At least if you switch to Rex you'll have a cute pet and some tasty dinner ;)


So frusterating! I even checked the girls every few days to observe the change of color "down under" and even when they were definitely ready they 100%, flat out, would not lift. Would not allow the males to breed them. :wall: If these were any other does they would have been dinner months ago but I did invest some $$$ into them so I'm willing to try a bit longer than normal. This month is their last shot though. :( I wish I could communicate to them, "Either have a litter, or I'm going to eat you."

LittleFluffyBunnies wrote:I love your photography! What camera do you use? I love taking pictures. I get decent ones, but not exactly what I want. I'm hoping to get a better camera someday.


I bought what was termed the, "best point and shoot for under $1000" back in early 2015, they've since come out with better ones. It's the Sony RX100 Mark III. I believe they are at the Mark V right now, though I haven't read any comparisons as I'm pretty happy with my current one. At the time it MSRP'd for about $850, and I got mine new off eBay for about $500-$600. Basically I wanted a camera that would take awesome action-pictures, without having to swap out expensive lenses all the time, plus it fits into my pocket which was much better than my last bulky digital camera.

For example: Thor is floating! xD (All the pictures I post are screenshots because the raw picture file is anywhere from 1MB-5MB and RT doesn't allow monster files..)
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I just love these! I have SO MANY PICTURES of the dogs playing, it's an addiction, but there could be worse things to be addicted to right? :D

LittleFluffyBunnies wrote:I absolutely LOVE your pups!!!! :P They are gorgeous! I have a thing for anything resembling a shepherd or husky lol. But seriously, beautiful puppers. Seems like Thor has my favorite temperament, and Gaea, well, a typical husky cross :lol:


Well thank you! :love: I agree but you know we're all so biased when it comes to our animals. Thor is definitely the epitome of Man's Best Friend, there is nothing about his temperament that could be "better" in my opinion. Very protective of his house and backyard right up to the point I say a single nice word, then the switch flips, "Oh my goodness! This person is a FRIEND?! Let me bring them a ball.... friends love balls..." and so good with kids and other dogs. Goofy goofy boy, the sort of dog you'll have a really tough time replacing when he passes. Thankfully I've got another 5+ years with him, and he'll get to experience my children at least a little bit. Can you believe we found him on the side of the overpass down in Austin Texas??? Just sitting there, watching the vehicles go from one highway onto the next. :shock:

And yeah, Gaea's Gaea, lol. Very husky, I can pretty much write everything she does off to her husky content, but she makes up for it by being a sweetheart.

LittleFluffyBunnies wrote:I'll introduce you to my baby. I apologize for the cone, he had gotten neutered recently in the pics and I haven't had time to get new ones :lol:
Winter is a 1 year old White Swiss Shepherd cross Alaskan Malamute. He is the goofiest boy ever. He is extremely devoted to me, he follows me everywhere. He thinks he's a lap dog :lol: He is super sweet and loves my baby brothers, and my whole family. He loves fetch, he would do anything for a ball(he prefers that in training to a treat). He is a bit clumsy at times, he doesn't realize how big he is. He's super protective, he barks viciously at everything he takes as a threat to us(people walking down the street, a dog on the street, the neighbors arriving home, us carrying large objects, us before he realizes it's us, company, a leave blowing, etc....). However, he is actually terrified of new people. He thinks the world is out to hurt him. He has been socialised and has never experienced abuse, so don't ask me why, I think he's just a coward :lol: But I love him to bits. He is the breed I wanted my entire life and thought I'd never own, so he's pretty special.


Aweee!!! He's beautiful! I love that big dopey grin, Thor definitely shares that aspect! Even with the cone on his head he's like, "Hey mom! :D" He's probably similar in size too, what's he weigh? Goodness, with a mix like that I'd expect he's a massive shedder! We had a GSD for awhile and she certainly shed a lot all year long even with her short coat. German Shedder. :P He looks (and sounds) like he's such a great mix! Beautiful blonde coloration.
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Post Number:#9  Unread postby Nymphadora » Thu Feb 23, 2017 2:07 pm


Oh my goodness, how much I am enjoying reading this whole thread… you guys have no idea how much I am living vicariously through all of you right now. :oops:

We are not in a position to have rabbits or dogs at the moment, but DH and I are sooo looking forward to having both. He leans more towards the labs and retrievers, and I’m a shepherd girl all the way (his family has always had those types of dogs, and he wants nothing more than a big goof that will play with him all day; I come from a family with working farms where shepherds are indispensable, go figure). A mix would be fantastic. Just wish we didn’t have to wait anymore. We’ve been planning a homestead, family, and animals for at least 5 years… just haven’t gotten to the point where we can reasonably make it happen yet. Waiting’s the worst. :roll:

But I’m telling you guys, I will be the same way once we’re settled in. Taking photos. All. The. Time. I still have at least 600+ photos of my fishies on my laptop, and that was after some serious “culling” to whittle it down to the best photos of the lot. I was probably averaging 1,500 photos a week of my cuties. Photography is a time-consuming hobby if you’re doing it right. ;)

2CrazyFools, looks like both of your “kids” (the big, hairy ones) found the perfect forever home! Honestly, I feel like you are living pretty much exactly how I want to, so hopefully I’ll be at that point in a few years’ time. Gosh this patience thing is something I’m getting an awful lot of practice with… :oops:

LFB, Winter looks like he’s got some freckles on his nose! So cute! :D

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Post Number:#10  Unread postby 2CrazyFools » Thu Feb 23, 2017 4:51 pm


Nymphadora wrote:We are not in a position to have rabbits or dogs at the moment, but DH and I are sooo looking forward to having both. He leans more towards the labs and retrievers, and I’m a shepherd girl all the way (his family has always had those types of dogs, and he wants nothing more than a big goof that will play with him all day; I come from a family with working farms where shepherds are indispensable, go figure). A mix would be fantastic. Just wish we didn’t have to wait anymore. We’ve been planning a homestead, family, and animals for at least 5 years… just haven’t gotten to the point where we can reasonably make it happen yet. Waiting’s the worst. :roll:


I totally understand! I come from a background in the boonies with chickens and goats and I downright hate living in the city. However... we're going to be living in a city for quite a long time. My end goal has always been a farm with chickens, goats, (rabbits), pigs, a horse, etc. outside of city limits, its the long game of course but the wait is just the worse! Thankfully I am a patient person (or am I? I already got rabbits....) and understand it will take time to accumulate the funds especially once we have children in 2019, they sure aren't cheap! At least I've got the dogs and the rabbits, it's enough to sate my hunger at this point.

Nymphadora wrote:But I’m telling you guys, I will be the same way once we’re settled in. Taking photos. All. The. Time. I still have at least 600+ photos of my fishies on my laptop, and that was after some serious “culling” to whittle it down to the best photos of the lot. I was probably averaging 1,500 photos a week of my cuties. Photography is a time-consuming hobby if you’re doing it right. ;)


Gosh it sure is! I often go visit a friend who rescues wolfdogs of varying contents (low, mid, high) and take some pictures for her, and the time it takes to go through all those photographs, delete the extras, do any minor cropping or editing takes multiple hours! I don't have anything fancy like photoshop, I just use iPhotos limited editing. Still takes forever! :shock: However, she's got some beautiful models. :love: I love these kiddos.

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Nymphadora wrote:2CrazyFools, looks like both of your “kids” (the big, hairy ones) found the perfect forever home! Honestly, I feel like you are living pretty much exactly how I want to, so hopefully I’ll be at that point in a few years’ time. Gosh this patience thing is something I’m getting an awful lot of practice with… :oops:


Well thank you Nymphadora! I feel I'm giving them the best possible life they could ask for and in return they are making my heart warm. Here's what Gaea looked like before we got her, poor dear wouldn't let anyone near her for years, so this means no flea or tick prevention, and no one was allowed to remove the ticks you can see around her eyes. :cry:

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So going from that life, not having any sort of companionship for five years, to THIS goofy indoor dog sure makes me happy... so much love that was just untapped. She's turned into quite a hoot!

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Eventually you'll get to the point where you'll have your dogs and rabbits and then you'll be sharing all sorts of wonderful pictures on here with us and I'll be swooning! I saw a few pictures of your fish, I can only imagine how great the pictures are going to be once you guys have the homestead you're working towards!
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Post Number:#11  Unread postby Nymphadora » Thu Feb 23, 2017 5:56 pm


2CrazyFools wrote:once we have children in 2019

We might be having kids around the same time then, I know DH wants at least 2 or 3 ankle biters, so we're hoping to start having them in the next few years, too! :P

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*drool*
What a gorgeous creature :in_love:

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I love the wolfdogs, but I'm afraid they'd be bored to death here in Southern California, where things are cramped and people get up in arms over the stupidest things. Plus I don't think I have quite enough experience with the "wilder" breeds to keep anything more than very very low content.

2CrazyFools wrote:Eventually you'll get to the point where you'll have your dogs and rabbits and then you'll be sharing all sorts of wonderful pictures on here with us and I'll be swooning! I saw a few pictures of your fish, I can only imagine how great the pictures are going to be once you guys have the homestead you're working towards!

And chickens, don't forget the chickens! :lol:
We'll be somewhat limited because of where we live (and the city/suburb we're planning on actually buying a house in has some stupid chicken regulations), but between the plans for rabbits, chickens, huge vegetable gardens, fruit trees, dogs, and kids, I think our plate will be fairly full (pun intended, but not including the dogs or children in that regard). :mrgreen:

I really appreciate the words of encouragement, though! And seeing someone manage what I want to try my hand at down the line. It's super helpful just seeing what comes up and how to deal with it. :D

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Post Number:#12  Unread postby Dwc77 » Thu Feb 23, 2017 7:44 pm


2crazyfools i don't normally welcome new members Don't normally post much at all actually but I was reading all these post and you seem so upbeat and full of life that I thought I'd do some welcoming :lol: I lived in the city for a few years hated it tho sounds like you are making the most of it! And good luck on having your own kids I have twin daughters and I just love watching them talk to cows and goats and trying to convince me that the dog and rabbits are friends :lol:

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Re: I s'pose it's high time I introduced myself and my herd.

Post Number:#13  Unread postby akane » Thu Feb 23, 2017 9:35 pm


I think this is one place I haven't posted my low content wolf hybrid in awhile. She turned 5 months and her silver coat has ticked black. We finished our first obedience class and are getting out to see things more with the good weather. Bicycles are still evil. Things are thawing so she's discovering water and mud. I'm really not sure where those ears came from but I have seen large ears in other wolf x northern breed crosses without gsd except usually with more fur.

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Re: I s'pose it's high time I introduced myself and my herd.

Post Number:#14  Unread postby 2CrazyFools » Fri Feb 24, 2017 12:09 pm


Nymphadora wrote:
2CrazyFools wrote:once we have children in 2019

We might be having kids around the same time then, I know DH wants at least 2 or 3 ankle biters, so we're hoping to start having them in the next few years, too! :P


I'm dead-set on twins, my preference would be twin boys but a girl and a boy would be great too. I've been "willing" my body to give me twins for like, 10 years now so I'm hoping when we finally conceive it'll just automatically be predisposed to twins? Yeah, fat chance right? But I'm an optimistic person. :lol: My husband wants the "average" amount of children. 2.5 to be exact. :roll: "How do you suggest we have 2.5 children?" .. "I dunno, maybe one will be a midget." ??? Men are weird. So I guess my husband is right there with yours, 2 to 3 ankle biters, lol.

Nymphadora wrote:*drool*
What a gorgeous creature :in_love:
I love the wolfdogs, but I'm afraid they'd be bored to death here in Southern California, where things are cramped and people get up in arms over the stupidest things. Plus I don't think I have quite enough experience with the "wilder" breeds to keep anything more than very very low content.


Right?? I don't think I'd personally WANT to deal with anything higher than a low, I mean Gaea keeps me on my toes as it is, anything higher and I'd really have to have Fort Knox in my backyard! But I do enjoy that my friend has wolfdogs of varying contents so I get to enjoy them, take pictures of them, and then leave while she has to deal with them :P Also, I like having my dog inside the house, often when you get to mid content or higher they simply don't tolerate living inside a house very well. Which includes eating couches, chewing through drywall, and overall discomfort. That's just not what I want in a dog, I'd much prefer something that I can leave inside the house for short periods of time and still have it standing when I get home. Beautiful critters! But... it takes a certain sort of person to have them as companions.

Nymphadora wrote:And chickens, don't forget the chickens! :lol:
We'll be somewhat limited because of where we live (and the city/suburb we're planning on actually buying a house in has some stupid chicken regulations), but between the plans for rabbits, chickens, huge vegetable gardens, fruit trees, dogs, and kids, I think our plate will be fairly full (pun intended, but not including the dogs or children in that regard). :mrgreen:

I really appreciate the words of encouragement, though! And seeing someone manage what I want to try my hand at down the line. It's super helpful just seeing what comes up and how to deal with it. :D


Oh yes! Cannot forget chickens! :D Oh I miss chickens... I remember I had one named Snickers growing up (little game hen) that would fly up and perch on my shoulder, she was adorable. I cannot wait to have a place with chickens again! I think our chicken restrictions are we have to have an acre of land or something like that? But then I hear it was changed in 2014 due to clerical error and now anything is open? Not sure, I haven't looked into it too much since I'm not planning on annoying my neighbors with chickens yet. I'd certainly want a rooster and I can just imagine the noise complains! Love the pun about the plate being full, lol, but yeah it does sound like you'll have a lot on your hands and in your bellies! We were looking at a house down in Austin Texas back in 2013 and we walked into the backyard to step into an orchard! The backyard couldn't have been very large, pretty much your typical backyard in a city but they had all sorts of fruit trees planted back there! It was awesome! As we were looking at the house we ate apples, lol. So it can be done even with limited space.

Dwc77 wrote:2crazyfools i don't normally welcome new members Don't normally post much at all actually but I was reading all these post and you seem so upbeat and full of life that I thought I'd do some welcoming :lol: I lived in the city for a few years hated it tho sounds like you are making the most of it! And good luck on having your own kids I have twin daughters and I just love watching them talk to cows and goats and trying to convince me that the dog and rabbits are friends :lol:


Awe, well thanks so much for the warm welcome Dwc77! Yeah, I never thought I would stick around in the city very long but you know what is pretty common about a city? Lot of people... lots of potential mates. Gosh freaking dang it did I marry a city boy. :P It's my own bloody fault I'm still here in the burbs. Twin daughters? How wonderful! See I really want my children to grow up around animals, I feel it really made a difference in my own temperament and perception of farm life. Plus, I was never bored, if I was bored there were always goats to annoy or chickens to catch. :feedchicken: I think I'll be a little more lenient than my father was about my children getting attached to certain animals (I had a pet rooster named Fred, he was a deformed hunchback.... I remember telling Dad, "You can eat any other animal just not Fred!!" and he made soup out of him :( ) but in general they will be food. I think it's such a great environment for kids to grow up in. You should make more posts! I'd love to live vicariously through you and daydream about the time when we're finally outside of city limits.

akane wrote:I think this is one place I haven't posted my low content wolf hybrid in awhile. She turned 5 months and her silver coat has ticked black. We finished our first obedience class and are getting out to see things more with the good weather. Bicycles are still evil. Things are thawing so she's discovering water and mud. I'm really not sure where those ears came from but I have seen large ears in other wolf x northern breed crosses without gsd except usually with more fur.


Awe, she's beautiful, what a little cutie pie! A puppy 'eh? You sure have your hands full! I prefer to adopt adults though puppies sure are bloody cute. How'd the obedience class go? I've thought about taking Gaea to one but she's pretty good as it is and downright HATES car rides. I have to pick her up to deposit her into the vehicle , eyes dilated tail pressed to her belly sort of thing. :( She's 9 so at this point I'm not sure it's really necessary to put her through that sort of stress.
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Re: I s'pose it's high time I introduced myself and my herd.

Post Number:#15  Unread postby LittleFluffyBunnies » Sat Feb 25, 2017 4:54 am


You certainly have given your pups a good home. Just looking at those pics of Gaea shows how much she's changed. You can see the trust in her eyes.

Thanks for the kind words about Winter! He is such a goofball. And yes, he sheds A LOT :roll: When he blows his coat it looks like it snowed in the house. There are literally drifts, no kidding. I brush him every 1-2 days, and I could probably make a life sized replica of him if I saved the fur :lol:
He weighs about 75 pounds right now. The vet said he should get about 85-100 full grown. We'll see. His dad was massive. And I did happen to pick the biggest puppy in the litter :? But he was the sweetest!
How much do your pups weigh?
That's so sad that you found Thor like that! He seems like such a "man's best friend"! Who would leave such a poor doggy? I'm glad he's found such an awesome home. Where was Gaea from? You might have mentioned but I don't remember.

I love the action shots you get! They are really good. My action shots are always blurry but they still make me laugh :lol: I just get a kick out of the crazy faces and positions they do.
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