A Cat Called Courage (or How the Colony Began)-Part 1

Courage & Me

It was a rainy night in late April.  I put on my London Fog raincoat and went out to the back of the property to cut rhubarb for a pie.  Some people don’t like the rain.  They don’t like to get wet.  I am not one of those people.  I don’t even need an umbrella (unless I have my hair done or am in dressy clothes for some reason).  Personally, I find rain refreshing and storms poetic.   While I was cutting the rhubarb I saw a cute little cat peering at me through the forsythia bushes (which were right behind me).  He looked interested in me but would not approach me.  He seemed very fascinated with my “cutting of the rhubarb” and watched from a distance.  I felt sorry … Continue Reading

To Everything There is a Season Part 2

Another Picture of the kittens at 1 week old-Napping together

Missed Part 1 of this Story?  Click Here It happened on a Monday night around supper time.  I went outside to care for the cat colony (you will learn more about that in the future if you follow my blog!) and saw a puddle on the back step.  One of the kittens I had adopted, and was planning on bringing indoors this winter, had been looking chubby around the middle.  I had guessed she was pregnant but figured she had a couple of weeks at least until she would give birth.  Boy was I wrong!  When I saw that puddle on the back step, I had this feeling that her water broke (even though I didn’t know the signs of cat labor haha).   “Fluffy”  ran over to me and climbed … Continue Reading

To Everything There Is A Season

A Picture of our adorable Aussie "Kassie"

Welcome to Live Inspired , My brand new website/blog (www.weliveinspired.com)!  While my first blog story starts out a little sad, I promise you it is a story of miracles!  Miracles are all around us.  Some are tiny miracles , so you have to be on the lookout for them.  Others are more obvious- like my blog story here today… ♦ A few weeks ago, my dog Kassie got suddenly ill and to make a long story short was in acute renal failure.  We knew she was getting older, but she had been a seemingly healthy, happy dog until her kidneys stopped working.  When we took her to the vet he talked to us about having her put down, but her pain had ceased,  so we decided to bring her home.  … Continue Reading

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