The Old Men – Kitty Memoirs

March 30, 2015

It’s been over a month now since we said good-bye to our beloved Nelson Kitty. Two weeks later we said goodbye to his brother Roswell. The loss of these two Old Men –  they would be 17 in April – is the end of a generation for Michael and I. In April of ’98 while […]

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Road Trip 2012 is on!

June 16, 2012

Yep, we’re 31 hours & 425ish miles in. Gavin and I loaded up the car, picked up Addy at horse camp and drove off at 3p yesterday (Friday) afternoon. Our first stop was in Alachua in N. Florida at our friends, Kevin and Maii’s, new home. They made us a wonderful dinner with ingredients fresh […]

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The angry side of grief.

March 1, 2012

  Warning…. This is a rant, a rage and will be negative in tone at times as well as endearing! It may just be the phases of grief, I’m in denial, deeply upset, emotional and have an incredible amount of anger built up over the probable loss of our kitty Matilda. This is where some […]

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A difficult decision.

January 24, 2012

This is so difficult! After a week of stuffing Amelia with five different medications and force feeding her every 2-4 hours there is no improvement, instead she’s worsened. She’s so weak, still getting up to go to litter box but not making it out of it. She pees herself and then collapses for rest. I […]

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January 19, 2012

I remember going to pick her out. She was one of five kittens that were born to a momma cat that had been brought into The C.A.R.E. Foundation, the Animal Sanctuary I volunteered at in Orlando. I went alone, Michael and I had been married for just two years and this would be our 2nd […]

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May 4, 2011

He was the needy one. He came to us in a bundle of four brothers. I was volunteering at a large cat Sanctuary in Orlando at the time, 1998, and our Compound Cat had a litter of kittens. We couldn’t find them for a couple of weeks, thought them to be dead, mama went in […]

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Me as a photographer.

October 11, 2010

It all began when I was in Middle School, my love of taking pictures.  Once in High School, I was taking photography classes, working in the darkroom, taking pictures for the school newspaper and yearbook.  My dad had the big SLR camera with all the different lenses and I used it more then he did, […]

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Did you know :: Cats?

August 2, 2010

They are baby making machines. Just one pair of cats and their kittens can produce 420,000 babies in just seven years. So please, unless you want a “clowder” of cats in your home, spay and neuter your furry friends. Happy Monday to you! Please share the LOVE:-)!Tweet

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