It’s been quite a stressful week with a lot of things to get to grips with. Things haven’t been helped by companies and other organisations not doing things that they were supposed to do or not doing them properly. There are still some hoops to jump through to sort things out sadly.
Saturday started with the arrival of a sick fox in the garden. I watched it for a while trying to make up my mind what the problem was and what to do about it. H saw it too, but seemed happy when he saw it moving. Sadly, I wasn’t quite so convinced and soon after he went out for the day, I decided I should ring the RSPCA. Almost as if the fox knew, he disappeared out of my garden and into next door and I could no longer see him. A bit later though I went into the garden and saw the fox was dead and lying under the hedge separating our two gardens. I’m not going to share a picture of the dead fox, so here’s one taken last year. Obviously, I’m not sure it’s the same one.
One thing I am doing more and more of this year is walking along the canal. A change to the venue of my German language class meant a long walk from where I park my car, until I found a new route that involved walking along the canal towpath. I now do the walk in about half the time because I can cut out lots of corners and road crossing. The canal towpaths near to the city centre are very busy too with walkers, runners and cyclists, so it all feels quite safe.
Two animals very much alive this time, although they do seem to sleep an awful lot. I thought this was a nice one of the cats tucked up inside each other. I’d just been thinking that we hadn’t had any cat sick episodes for a while, when this week they decided to treat me to a batch of it. In fact, I think it was just Bracken given the placement of some of the deposits. I don’t think there’s anything really amiss as she seems fine otherwise.