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Today I just want to invite anyone who is interested to re-visit the post I did about this Winnie’s Wish family – Momma Monday, Clover, and Pippin. I finally did the story about Pipes yesterday, explaining why he is NOT on my “adoptables” list. A reminder today that Monday, Clover,... Continue reading
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Remember the family of feral felines I trapped in my parents’ backyard last Summer? Momma Monday, daughter Clover, and sons Pippin and Pipes? When they finally tamed enough to move to the cathouse, I did a post about them and added them to my sidebar and to Petfinder. That post... Continue reading
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Betty Lou is the disabled momma cat who became a Winnie’s Wisher along with her three sons – Boy Blue, Binks, and Bojangles. Betty Lou is SO SO SO ready for a home. She is friendly and loving. She is NOT the typical Winnie’s Wish cat who requires extra patience... Continue reading
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A week ago today, I wrote about the influx of babies coming into Older Daughter’s Wild Angels wildlife rehab. The first two baby squirrels that came in went from formula to eating on their own to (now) an outdoor enclosure. The second two baby squirrels are now off formula and... Continue reading
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Tomorrow (Friday, April 22) is Earth Day. You can learn about it HERE. I care about our Earth and her plants and animals. I try to do my small part. I don’t litter. I try to re-use things. I plant trees. And I rescue animals. Earth Day reminds us to... Continue reading
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A few days ago I received an email message from the volunteer who takes care of the shelter’s FB page (the shelter where my daughters work). Someone had inquired about Cato. You might remember that Cato is a cat from the shelter who has been a foster here since he... Continue reading
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You know I foster shelter dogs in my kennel when I can. I recently had a ten-day period of being completely full in my kennel during a local school district’s spring break. That’s when Mom Charlotte and her two pups, Templeton & Fern, had to move to the shelter they... Continue reading
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I did a post not long ago about the “things of Spring” which included pictures of two baby girl squirrels that Older Daughter received into her Wild Angels Wildlife Rehab. Those two squirrels have now transitioned from formula to eating on their own. They are about to be moved to... Continue reading
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This will be a short post today. LOTS to get done. First on the agenda is getting Betty Lou’s three boys – Binks, Boy Blue, and Bojangles – dropped off at the clinic for their neuter surgeries. Here are the latest pictures of the boys. SUCH a cute picture of... Continue reading
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Not the Winter “season” – I’m ready to move on from there (especially since last weekend was far too Winter-like for mid-April). I’m talking about the Winnie’s Wish kitty named Winter. She is one of the Wishers living in the two rooms in the kennel – what used to be... Continue reading
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There MUST be a way to get Traci Mae into a loving forever home. Those of you who read this blog know about Traci Mae. She is now eight years old and has spent her life in shelters. She needs to be in a home of her very own. She... Continue reading
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Hey Friends. It’s good to be back. I seem to be a little too confident that I am a person who isn’t going to “catch” things; and by things I mean viruses. I move around in my world a little too sure of myself, believing that I am healthy enough... Continue reading
Down with the flu. See you soon. Continue reading
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The category is – “Things to Smile About.” I figure this is a good post for a Monday. Who doesn’t enjoy a smile, ANYtime, but especially on a Monday? First topic in this category - Angel is on her way this morning to be spayed. You remember she is living... Continue reading
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Betty Lou is a wonderful, friendly, female cat – light gray in color, with white chest and white feet. When she was rescued, she had her litter of three boy kittens with her – the litter was about four months old at the time. Her boys had already lived too... Continue reading
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I trapped three older kittens on my MIL’s property not long ago. Then, quite unexpectedly, I trapped the mom cat, too. You might remember that my MIL’s neighbor (BJ) said she could give the mom cat a home. That was great for me – I didn’t really have spots for... Continue reading
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I sent emails to the most recent adopters last Wednesday night. I told you in yesterday’s post that Laura and I spoke, and Zen is now in her forever home. When I heard back from A on Thursday morning, however, she said that Hope had not worked out. Then she... Continue reading
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Let me start today’s post with a giant thank you to all of you who left such sweet, supportive comments on the post about Angel (last week). I told a couple of people over the weekend that I wasn’t truly sure how folks would feel about SO much effort being... Continue reading
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Poor Sallie. With so many cats here I don’t expect you to specifically remember Sallie. She is a Wisher who has been here for quite some time. A dilute calico with lots of problems. When she was first rescued as an older kitten, she spent time here in my home.... Continue reading
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Remember the mom dog with the twisted face? I’ve been fostering her and her two little puppies for about a month. They will be leaving here at the end of next week because I already had every run booked at my kennel starting April 1st. The babies have certainly grown.... Continue reading
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Angel has been here over a month and a half. You can read her rescue story in three installments: Two White Dogs; One White Cat How? Meant to Be Angel is the white cat I rescued in early February. She had been put outside by family members when the owner... Continue reading
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The weekend brought the official first day of Spring. And except for the scattering of snowflakes here yesterday morning, Nature appears to be cooperating. The flowers and trees are blooming a bit earlier than usual here in my part of the world. As you all know, Spring is synonymous with... Continue reading
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I had an over-the-top busy day yesterday leaving me without any time to work on a post for today. Most of everything I was busy with wouldn’t entertain you for sure. But one of the jobs yesterday was to get a couple of Wishers in for surgeries. The mom cat... Continue reading
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I mentioned on Monday that last week was quite a week! Besides losing my Annabelle, I ended up in the middle of a rescue – momma cat and three juveniles on my MIL’s property. There were also adoptions in the works with details to work out and transports to set... Continue reading
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Yesterday I told you about the trial home little Wisher Hope went to on Friday. When I heard from A on Saturday morning, Hope hadn’t eaten and A was worried. I haven’t heard any more at this point, but I did explain again to A about the adjustment period and... Continue reading
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