ticks/yuck!




ok so let me just start this post by saying that I think ticks are the most disgusting things! give me spiders, slugs, snakes, roaches, you name it... but DON'T let me find a tick anywhere near me or my family!!!!
i forget that being in the south, i am bound to cross a tick or two... so when we found a few on Winston AND the cat... well, i was not so shocked BUT don't think it still did not give me a case of the heebie geebies and throw me into a 'crawling all over my body ( mostly my hair ) scratching fit'. In fact, as I type this I am scratching my head... AAAAAHHHHH - i check K every night after her shower and Tom and I check each other in fear of DA DA DUM .... A TICK!
yesterday we stocked up on flea/tick drops ( al naturel and smells like cloves! ) for the cat and dog and also some tick shampoo for Winston... doesn't he look just pitiful?!
after all the rain ceases and tom tends to the yard, we are going to find something to border our yard and keep those nasty things out! anyone know of a natural remedy to put around the yard that won't harm pets/kids? i am really not comfortable with the whole 7 dust thing.

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