A Forever Home and Adopting – Part 2

Written on October 28, 2009 – 4:24 am | by maxine |

  Last week I laid some foundations regarding adopting a pet, especially an older pet.  This week we get down to the nitty-gritty that takes you beyond the excitement of planning a trip to an animal shelter or breeder where you are apt to fall instantly in love with many dogs and cats.  Just like […]

A Forever Home and Adopting – Part 1

Written on October 21, 2009 – 4:04 am | by maxine |

As many of you already know, Gracie and I were formally adopted into this family in the fall of 2008. The vet figured Gracie was about 14 years old and I was about eight years old. Because of our past, it has taken much of this past year for me, in particular, to get used […]

Odours – They’re Not all from Us!!

Written on October 14, 2009 – 4:14 am | by maxine |

Probably one of the most aggravating things we hear is, “If you have cats or dogs, your house ALWAYS stinks!”  Talk about stereotyping a visible minority.  Sheeash!!  There outta be a law against such slander. Odours (if you are Canadian), or odors (if you are American), come from far more than your pets. Just smell […]

Happy Thanksgiving Canada! Happy Columbus Day United States!

Written on October 12, 2009 – 4:48 am | by maxine |

  We livestock here in this home are so thankful we have a loving, caring human family and each other.  Although we are thankful every day all year, we want to wish everyone in Canada HAPPY THANKSIVING.  Since we are from a home educating family, we are also aware that American people are celebrating Columbus […]

Once a Month Cooking

Written on October 7, 2009 – 5:00 am | by maxine |

  Feeding six felines and two canines can be costly.  But, around here, our people are always into saving money in every area and food is certainly a big “area” to be sure.  So, Buzz personally supervised the on-line research efforts made by Andrea some time back, taking into consideration the implications of the statement, […]