Gandalf Inspired Haiku

Striped Cat Skittish, Sensitive Wet nose like the morning's dew Always a kitten "Carly, you are calling 3 lines a blog post?" Believe it or not, getting down the 5-7-5 Haiku style took just as long as any of my other posts! I encourage you to try your own. Practice makes purrfect? hai·ku [ˈhīˌko͞o] a Japanese … Continue reading Gandalf Inspired Haiku

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The Season of the Kitten

Kitten season-it is among us! Doesn't it sound like such a joyous time of year? Wrong-o! The truth about kitten season is that kittens are overflowing in shelters, good homes are hard to come by, and many momma cats are having several homeless litters. Kitten season is typically at its peak in late spring or early summer. Many … Continue reading The Season of the Kitten

The Sun: It’s The Cats’ Meow

Have you ever noticed that when the sun starts coming out regularly that you aren't the only one in a better mood? Does the sun perk your kitty up? Ever wonder why? I know I do. I mean who doesn't love the sun, right? But there is no doubt that big ball of warmth-ness in … Continue reading The Sun: It’s The Cats’ Meow

Perish Barbaric Lump

I found a lump on sweet Gandalf last week. Instantly worried, I texted Dr. V. She suggested I watch for changes and make an appointment to see her soon. Dr V. did an examination on Gandalf. She aspirated the lump and checked out the sample under a microscope. It appeared to be an infection but not necessarily … Continue reading Perish Barbaric Lump

Hometown Heroes

Asking for straw due to their overload of animals, The White River Humane Society is at max capacity! My mom recently visited the shelter to drop off some straw when she saw they were in need of donations. She informed me of the current full state of the shelter with a heavy heart. It brings … Continue reading Hometown Heroes

Star Struck

This past weekend, Ian and I participated in a 5k that benefited the Humane Society of Monroe County. Ian did great (finished top 10) and I finished the race, so there’s that. We were surrounded by fellow animal lovers who all ran to support our community’s animals in need. How cool! Animal enthusiasts and several pooches … Continue reading Star Struck