27 March 2014

Life of a Blogger - Favourite Animals

Life of a Blogger is a weekly feature hosted by Jessi at Novel Heartbeat, which is all about what us bloggers do when we aren't blogging.

This week's topic is favourite animals.  Let's start with a sad story where I tell you that I am not allowed pets in my rental house.  I've always had a pet cat, right up until I moved to the Netherlands, and I still get an urge to kidnap other people's cats even after no having one for six years.

So instead I made friends with all the neighbourhood cats - the only downside being that sometimes their owners move away and therefore the cats also.

I'd post some pictures of my own previous cats but I find it a little depressing, so let's talk about other animals that I love.

ELEPHANTS!  I've always been fascinated by elephants - I even lined up at Melbourne zoo for an hour in 35-degree heat to see a baby elephant a few years ago.  And I used to collect elephant figurines (in fact, they are still packed up at my dad's house).

Frogs - I love frogs so much I have a tattoo of one (also, an elephant tattoo would have been huge-er and more painful that I chose a frog instead!).

I'm pretty much an animal lover no matter what it is (except snakes, eeeep), and I've never been a fan of dogs.  Now, back to my petless existence *sad face*

9 comments:

  1. You're kidding right? NO PETS?! WHHHYYYYYYYY. I love cats! And elephants and frogs! I just love looking at animals because I'm creepy like that. ;) I don't have any of my own pets though. :'( I'd totally want to get a puppy and a parrot though!

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  2. I like elephants too. :) I think they're really interesting and they look super cute when they're drawn in the minimalistic style. (Woah, that was random, buuut that's how I roll, I guess.) Cats, eh, not so much. I'm allergic to them. ;) When I was little and sleeping over at a friend's house, a cat jumped on my bed in the middle of the night. Oh gosh. I practically flew that night. lol XD

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  3. I have no pets either, my Dad is allergic! It sucks doesn't it! I love your choices, Elephants are beautiful creatures (though I agree would make for a rather painful tattoo haha) and I think Frogs are so much fun!

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  4. Franny @ Mind ReaderMarch 27, 2014 at 1:39 PM

    I don't have pets either, but it's just because I can't afford one right now. Otherwise I'd already have one! :)
    I had a dog, back in Italy, but he passed away last Easter and I miss him a lot.
    Now... Frogs... I'm not very fond of them. Somehow they make me think of squishy and I'm just... Ewww. :)

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  5. You know, I've never had a pet and I've always wanted one. My parents don't like them and they always came up with new excuses, so I gave up. But I'm looking for my own place and I might get a cat <3 I'm not a fan of dogs at all. I think they are gross and most of the times scary.

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  6. Elephants are very cool animals. My roommate is obsessed with all things frog, so I tend to get a bit sick of them because I see them so much. :)

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  7. My house has always had at least two animals in it at all times, even when I was a kid. There is always a cat and at least on dog, I think I'd be lost if I didn't have pets. :) My favorite animal is a Cheetah, especially the King Cheetah. They are so amazing! Plus the babies look like they have tiny mohawks. :P

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  8. Sorry you can't have pets in your rental house. We own a rental house and we allow cats, but I don't know if we would allow dogs. I've heard a lot of horror stories about pets from other rental house owners, but we've had good renters so far.

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  9. Aw, that's kind of sad! Hopefully some day you'll be able to have them again. I used to have some pet frogs, they're pretty cool!

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