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Hope you’re having a great extended weekend. Tune in tomorrow for a joyful post! Continue reading
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If I hadn’t been dealing with sick kittens all week, I would have tried to come up with a tease for today’s post. I am announcing an adoption today. It’s one I’ve known about for quite a while, but it only recently came all the way together. Let me take... Continue reading
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I’ll have kitten health updates at the end of this post. Last Tuesday I posted about Only for the first time. I said how sorry I felt for him since he had no mom (which he clearly wanted) and he had no siblings (which made me worry that he was... Continue reading
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It's just after 5:00am. Up extra early to get Husband to some doctor appointments this morning. I haven't checked on Only or Kizzie yet. Getting this post published to my blog and then off to check on everyone. I don't yet know what today brings. Only was only three weeks... Continue reading
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It’s been a busy weekend – definitely not all good. I hope the two things I’m the most worried about will turn around and become triumphs. I’m anxious to share some other news with you. There’s been another addition here (a new foster kitten). I’d like to tell you about... Continue reading
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Last week, on Wednesday, there was an “occurrence” here that was initially horrifying. My dogs had let me know that something was happening in the area between my house and the “shelter area.” I was creeping down the gravel walkway trying to discover if a rabbit or some other little... Continue reading
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Unbelievable is the word I have been using to describe the story I am about to tell. There is another word that fits this event even better – but if I told you that word right now, it would ruin part of the story. So let me stick with “unbelievable”... Continue reading
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His name is Only. Because that’s the word that best defines my relationship with him. He is an Only – no mom, no littermates. In one week he and I have bonded so completely that he believes I am his mom AND his siblings, and he is definitely my baby.... Continue reading
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Last Wednesday was an unusual day to say the least. It was a day suddenly filled with fosters. But also, something happened here that hit me as, well - unbelievable is the word that comes to mind. There have been other “unbelievable” things occur over the years. This one ranks... Continue reading
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Last Thursday I highlighted Sienna because she is definitely (finally) ready for a home of her own. A few weeks ago, I wrote about how Sienna and Snowflake were two cats, close in age, who had remained feral despite the YEAR they have been here. But recently, at almost the... Continue reading
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I foster at least one of the shelter’s canines almost continuously. Of course, I think they’re all great. But there are always some that steal my heart. Blondie was one of them. I foster the shelter’s dogs for various reasons. Sometimes they are recovering from a surgery or illness. Sometimes... Continue reading
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My great hope is that someone wonderful will grab this Sugar Cookie SOON. It would be amazing for her not to grow up in the cathouse but in a real home of her own. She is a living doll. BEAUTIFUL eyes. SO sweet. Take a look at our recent love... Continue reading
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On Thursday I posted about Sienna moving from the unadoptable/feral category to the ADOPTABLE CATegory. And today I want to share with you the beginnings of another potential taming. You remember there are four kittens from two litters that we trapped back in June. I lost two of the kittens... Continue reading
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Tuesday’s news was awesome. Two more Winnie’s Wishers off to live The Good Life! My sidebar has two categories: kitties who are looking for forever homes and kitties who have found forever homes. As I move Autumn and Circe into the FOUND-a-home category, I’m pleased to announce that I have... Continue reading
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Before I ask you to help me figure something out, I want to mention this. After posting on Monday about the fulfilled Wish from the Wish List, the one without identification, I received an email from the sender. It turns out that it was a long-time Friend of Winnie’s Wish... Continue reading
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You already know what my favorite thing is. AN ADOPTION. It doesn’t matter what kind – one cat or two. (Or three at the same time which is how my sister and brother-in-law did it!). Then there’s a special kind of adoption that happens when someone who has already adopted... Continue reading
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Well, it feels good to get back to this blog. As I mentioned two weeks ago, my husband was scheduled for surgery on Monday July 28. A couple of days in the hospital and then home. Getting home was great, but of course those first few days are packed full... Continue reading
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I posted yesterday that I would be heading to the vet with Jane as soon as they could get me in. We were given an appointment time of eleven fifteen. I had been having a really difficult time with the fear that I wouldn’t know when to take Jane to... Continue reading
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This blog has not been a very interesting place to visit recently. Between the busy-ness here and now Jane going downhill, I haven’t had the time to write and post the way I’d like to. Of course, the fun stories are born of actual rescues taking place. Those stories are... Continue reading
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Thank you for your kind comments about my Janie Dog. I will keep you posted. Today I’m going to combine two subjects: Christmas in July and an update on the one tame and three feral kittens. I had planned to update you on these four darlings last week. I got... Continue reading
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Last week turned out to be one of the busiest weeks of the Summer. As I’ve mentioned, Summer is my busy season for the kennel. In addition, some family issues put me behind and I ended up not blogging the second half of last week. While I was away from... Continue reading
Oh, dear. Too busy to post this morning. Let's hope keeping Peter Pan and Tinkerbell at the top will get them a home. ( Or Autumn. Or Sugar Cookie.) Have a good Tuesday. Continue reading
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I’m meeting myself coming and going. This is the busiest season for my boarding kennel. I haven’t had time to write much. Of course, my biggest, greatest, most important, number one, top goal is to find homes for Winnie’s Wishers, so this week I’ll do some highlights and hope, hope,... Continue reading
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I’ve had a couple of breakthroughs in the cathouse just in the last couple of weeks. If not for these, I would be tempted to say that the current three feral kittens (Peeta, Finnick, and Prim) might live out their lives in the cathouse. But two previously quite feral Winnie’s... Continue reading
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Sweet Autumn is the Winnie’s Wish calico. Her two family members, Truly and Shiloh, were adopted this year. HURRAY for that!! But Autumn is still here, and she follows me all around in the cathouse EVERY time I go in. It would be wonderful to have Autumn chosen for adoption.... Continue reading