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Like a present on Christmas morning ;)

Like a present on Christmas morning ;)

Driving up into the driveway I was so hoping for success – maybe a little too much. I was expecting all 3 traps to be full seeing as there had been no food out for days now except in the Have-A-Heart traps. Entering into the front door I stepped over the first empty trap. Going […]

Welcome to my world.

Welcome to my world.

February 11th, 2009 “There are many intelligent species in the universe. They are all owned by cats.” Unknown My husband and I had adopted 2 feral cats when living in Boulder, Colorado. Oscar was hit by a car when days old brought to the MSPCA, Minerva was a kitten in our apartment complex who jumped […]

Actions speak louder than words.

February 9th, 2009 “Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want.” Joseph Wood Krutch I believe in fate. I believe in it so strongly it is tattooed on my arm and this morning it has come into my life smiling. About a month ago […]

Begin at the beginning.

Begin at the beginning.

February 7th, 2009 My head is full of needles, shots, long nights and death. I have lost my Targee sheep and her triplets. After 2 weeks of prodding, poking, turning and talking to Nancy she is gone. Ketosis and preeclampsia developed in the last month of pregnancy – Bo-Se and Calcium Gluconate injections, glucose injections, […]

An intro to something more…

“If we treated everyone we meet with the same affection we bestow upon our favorite cat, they, too would purr.” Martin Delany There are good individuals in this world – there are also bad. One cannot be defined without the other. As we have all experienced in our lives, bad things happen to good people […]

You can’t clone my Jack Russell Terrier

You can’t clone my Jack Russell Terrier

There was a story in the New York Times on January 1st about cloning pets. (“Beloved Pets Everlasting?” by Eric Konigsberg) One of the pet owners waxed poetically about the desirability of enjoying their dog for the equivalent of a human lifetime, as opposed to a dog lifetime. Hmmmm. Personally, I have a hard time […]