FIP Plan

FIP Plan

I first met Lola on the kitten plan. She was a Norwegian Forest cat and had come from a cattery in Wisconsin. This was my first experience with a Norwegian Forest cat. Known as the Skogkatt in its native Norway, they are large, semi-long-haired cats with a rugged...
Don’t Eat That

Don’t Eat That

Derby came in during the time of ice and no power for many, including my house. This 16-month-old doodle wasn’t feeling well. Derby was not eating well, but the first thing I noticed was that she was walking hunched over. This is often a sign of belly pain. COVID has...
Pet article; Power out

Pet article; Power out

The power went off about 1:30 am Wednesday night/Thursday morning.. I heard a pop and immediately woke up to the world being too quiet. I leaned over and turned the switch on the light. The room remained dark. Since it was the middle of the night, I snuggled with new...
Power’s out. It’s cold.

Power’s out. It’s cold.

Wednesday night’s ice storm took out our electric along with many others. When the power was lost, we lost lights, internet and heat. Pretty much everything is electric at our house.  Electric heat, stove, refrigerators, freezer, everything. We live far enough out...
Training

Training

 January 31st is the last day that it is legal to capture a bird for falconry in Kentucky.  Mike and I had decided that it would be cool to have birds that could hunt together.  Jim, my red tail hawk had recently finished her rehabilitation and had been successfully...
Common Loons-not common here

Common Loons-not common here

When I left the office yesterday, I looked down and saw bird poop on my shoe. I thought it’s not every day that you get pooped on by a loon. Technically she bit me too. Loons are not common in our area. When I texted a friend to help me with it, he ignored my...