Category Archives: pets

Mexico…It’s Not for Everyone

I was making comida for myself today and thinking about some of the e-mails I’d read and a conversation I had the other day with a woman newly moved to Mexico and I realized that no matter how much I … Continue reading

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Colon Sur Traffic Jam

I know you like photos, and I sure wish I could show you some, but my little seven year old, $50 Kodak EasyShare may have snapped its last.  Or it could be that the seven year old rechargeable batteries I … Continue reading

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Life in Joco: Errand Day

While most of the things I need and/or want can be purchased right here in Joco, sometimes an errand day to Chapala and/or pueblos in between is required (as, occasionally, is one to Guadalajara). Last week, my friend Kathi and … Continue reading

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R.I.P, Pepe the Prozac kitty

My loyal readers will remember when I adopted Pepe Zorillo from the local animal shelter. And you’ll also remember that I had to put him on Prozac to keep him from attacking me. Unfortunately, the Prozac did not work.  From … Continue reading

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Pepe’s Adoption Day Party

You all know about the famous Pepe Z.; right?  My gender-identify-confused, has-to-stay-on-Prozac pussycat?  Well, about a month ago, some of my friends and I had a little adoption day party for him.  Yep, the first anniversary of Pepe’s adoption and … Continue reading

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What’s New, Pussycat?

One of my least favorite Woody Allen movies is “What’s New Pussycat?“.   But, boy, the title is catchy; isn’t it?  And, ye gods, what a come down for Peter O’Toole from “Lawrence of Arabia”! However, this is not about … Continue reading

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Pepe Zorillo becomes a man…..

…..or maybe not so much a man. You’ll perhaps remember Pepe Zorillo, the cat I adopted from the Lake Chapala Animal Shelter a few months ago.  When I got Pepe, the folks at the Animal Shelter told me Pepe was … Continue reading

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Animals in Mexico, Feed Stores

As I’ve mentioned in my previous posts about animals here around Lake Chapala and particularly in Jocotepec, there are lots of them.  And of many different varieties and sizes.  So it is not unexpected that in our pueblo there are … Continue reading

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The Famous Pepe Z

A few years ago….okay, MANY years ago in 1989….there was a short-lived sitcom called “The Famous Teddy Z” about Marlon Brando’s young agent.  The sitcom starred Jon Cryer and, basically, nobody watched it. But, when, a few weeks ago, I … Continue reading

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