Soul Kitty

In 2012 we said good-bye to my soul-dog Korkie. She was with me through some of the hardest times in my life. She was the only one that was with me through it all. Fourteen years, day in and day out, without question. She saved my life. I mourn her Read more…

Damn crickets!

    Hello all,

 

    Been a while, we know… We’ve been dormant on the blog for way too long, but that’s about to change. Let me catch you up.  ( Be aware, this is a long, photo and map laden post.  We aim to have more, smaller updates moving forward! )

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The Hardest Thing

Furkids are our lives, we cherish them and take care of them. It never ends well and the ending never gets easier.

While we were on the fence about whether it was time for Dexter with his dementia making life very hard on us all (with 3 separate biting incidents in the past month or so),  Cinder decided to stop eating, has been sleeping almost constantly, and has started having bladder control issues.

Dexter sitting pretty

Dexter sitting pretty

Cinder and Michael

Cinder and Michael

We decided it was best to send them on their way to college with a vet we knew and trusted.  Today was truly a horrible experience.. having to say good-bye to not one, but two of our loving companions.. and things didn’t go smoothly.

WARNING: Potentially disturbing content follows.  Please continue reading only if you are prepared.

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Kitty Approved

We bought a kitty perch that hangs over the door – but in the new rig there isn’t going to be a place to hang the perch – so we took it over to Paws4Ever in Mebane. Before we even got back home I got an email with this picture Read more…

Topsy the Elephant

Smuggled into the country while young, Topsy was an Asian elephant. Tormented and tortured throughout her life in the name of entertainment. Thomas Edison electrocuted her 4 January 1903 in an effort to show the world just how lethal Alternating Current was. It was his hope that people would abandon Read more…

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