Category Archives: Animals & Pets

Good Sturdy Tan Corduroy Hassock – Or Perhaps Use Instead of a Dog Ramp?

My dogs are both getting old, and finding it more difficult to jump up onto the bed, which is their favorite place in the world.  In fact, my dachshund/mini schnauzer mix had a herniated disk in his neck last October, … Continue reading

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Inexpensive, Previously Owned Bird Cages – Several Shapes and Sizes!

We recently picked up 5 birdcages (3 small and 2 larger ones). And we already had a small vintage cage that’s been in storage for a bit. I posted a couple of them but didn’t really do much to get … Continue reading

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1925 Hubley Cast Iron Elephant Door Stop – He’s Just Wonderful!

UPDATE: After posting this door stop a couple of days ago, I learned that our elephant is a Hubley, dating back to 1925.  So he’s nearly 100 years old, and was created by the well-known Hubley Manufacturing Company, which was … Continue reading

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Antique Puppy Dog Toy – Appears to Be Cloth Over Paper Mache

This sweet old guy is just adorable (just look at that face!).  We’ve had him for a while, although I haven’t posted him before now as I haven’t had much luck in trying to find out anything about him.  So … Continue reading

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Bird Cages: We Have Several. Here’s One of the Larger Cages. Use for Birds, or Decorate with Twinkle Lights & a Plant!

We recently picked up 5 birdcages (3 small and 2 larger ones). And we already had a small vintage cage that’s been in storage for a bit. To avoid confusion, I’ll be listing them singly. However, if you’re interested in … Continue reading

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Bird Cages: We Have Several. Here’s Our Small “Barn-Shaped” Cage! Use for Birds, or Decorate with Twinkle Lights & a Plant!

We recently picked up 5 birdcages (3 small and 2 larger ones). And we already had a small vintage cage that’s been in storage for a bit. To avoid confusion, I’ll be listing them singly. However, if you’re interested in … Continue reading

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Calling Big Cat Lovers! Check Out Our Leopard Pedestal and Tray!

Oh wow… I really, really, REALLY love this set! If only I had even a smidge more room….. The pedestal is made of some kind of lightweight material with a different animal depicted on each of its four sides – … Continue reading

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Hand Carved Wooden Entwined Giraffes – From Our Wild Heart Gallery

I don’t know anything about the source of this carving of two entwined giraffes… I searched through dozens of photos on-line and couldn’t find this particular one. What I do know is that it fills me with peace. There is … Continue reading

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Amazing Antique Concrete Gargoyle / Foo Dog Found In an Old Vermont Farmhouse! – From Our Wild Heart Gallery

Wow! Take a look at this guy! I don’t think I’ve been as excited about an auction find as I have been with this one. Look at the detail! Gargoyles were traditionally thought to fight off evil, and to protect … Continue reading

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Original Pastel of Award Winning Pomeranian by Noted Animal Artist Louise Lopina, Dated 1967

The cardboard backing has the following information: “Contains Pastel. Please do not bend, fold or [?]…” “Pastel is for high scoring Pom in trial. Qualifying score essential.” Then “Louise Lopina” (the artist). “But he got it!” There’s quite a bit … Continue reading

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