Welcome Little Willow

Willodene Jolene has landed.   She’s about 6-7 months old, which completely goes against my “oldest/longest kitty in the shelter” rule. After fostering a mama (Missy) and her five 1-day old kittens (Jake!) I swore off kittens forever. But this girl picked me, so who am I to refuse? Once it’s determined my new additions…

Adventures In Ducks: In For The Night

It’s sub-zero out tonight and most of tomorrow, so that meant the ducks had to come inside. The coop is not set up for those kind of rare temps. So, for the second time in five years, ducks have had to spend the night in the bathroom. This is Nick and Nora’s first winter and…

Trixie Belle At 15 Weeks

I may have more formal photos later this week, but for now, going with crazy, sleeping puppy. It takes a lot of energy to grow a puppy to Great Dane size, so there is a lot of sleeping going on…and poor Scout is her favorite pillow. Every time I come into the living room, she’s…

Acts Of Kindness: A Hero and A Fox

I’m writing a weekly post on acts of kindness for another blog and I decided I’m going ot share them here, as well. Today we have a hero rescuing a little girl and the joyful follow-up of going home from the hospital and a local musician and his favorite audience ever, a neighborhood fox. The…

Trixie Belle At 14 Weeks

Trixie at 14 weeks Our vet visit was a bit delayed by holidays and then the snow last week. But we finally got there on Monday. Trixie – skinny butt that she is, weighed in at 39.6 lbs Scout at 14 weeks was 26 lbs Bixby at 14 weeks was 36 lbs and he was…