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And then there were 10!

August 30th, 2010 by Heidi

I haven’t talked much about the little family, that arrived back in June, to spend the summer here with us, and now they have gone!


Calling Mulligans

July 17th, 2010 by Heidi

There was a term I heard from time to time on the golf course that I would like to apply to today – Mulligans – it is when everybody has a bad first shot and you all start again and pretend it didn’t happen!


Boots ~ 25th September 2000 – 5th July 2010

July 6th, 2010 by Heidi

10 years ago a friend at work asked for my help. He was moving in with his girlfriend who had this kitten. He was horribly allergic to the kitten, so the kitten needed a new home. He knew I was a cat lover, and would take good care of him, I couldn’t say no.



March 11th, 2010 by Heidi

We are taking every chance we can get to enjoy this relatively quiet time of the year. With our first hoped for lambs less than two weeks away we know that this is likely the calm before the storm.


Affectionate felines seeking laps!

July 28th, 2009 by Heidi

While the moving on of Charlie, Sammy, Willow and Willomena reduced our numbers it did not leave us without any foster cats. But with our planned trip in September we are trying to reduce the number of felines in our house to just our permanent residents, as that is already a lot to ask of any cat sitter!


Wordless Wednesday ~ Boots

July 22nd, 2009 by Heidi

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July 19th, 2009 by Heidi

Today was a bittersweet day, we took Charlie, Sammy, Willow and Willomena out to Country Cat Rescue.


Bird brain!

May 3rd, 2009 by Heidi

I think I have mentioned a few times my opinion on the intelligence, or lack thereof, of Starlings and how I feel about their annoying habit of flying down our chimney and getting stuck in our fireplace. Well today I discovered they have a rival in the stoopidty stakes when it comes to choosing a nest location ……


New arrivals!

April 21st, 2009 by Heidi

I was working on a post for today about all the planting that has been going on in our solarium, and to show you some pictures of the lovely seedlings that are slowly filling the room. But around here you can never be sure what will happen next, and generally me planning on anything results in one of our animals feeling the need to change the plans!


Wordless Wednesday ~ Jack

April 8th, 2009 by Heidi

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Wordless Wednesday ~ Danny

April 1st, 2009 by Heidi

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It’s Raining Cats

March 22nd, 2009 by Heidi

There has been a lot going on with the felines around here, and as I started writing this I realised that I hadn’t kept you posted on our barn cat visitors, so I should probably start there, before I introduce the new arrivals!