Author: Ellen

The Blessing of a Life with Dogs

Border Collie

Alaska, Angel, Annie, Blackie, Bonnie, Brandon, Buddha, Bussy, Charlie Brown, Cymbie, Doc, Duke, Edward, Hank, Harley, Judy, Kimba, Lady, Lassie, Leia, Maggie, Max, Megan, Morgan, Patty, Pearl, Rex, Rita, Teddi, Tiffany, Toby, Tommy, Trixie, Tyler, Zarah, and Zeb. These are…

A Dozen Ways to Call Your Cat

It is said that cats cannot be trained. This was perhaps the profound statement of someone who was trying to force their cat to do something. The object of training is to get the trainee to do what we want,…

Braveheart the Mouse

A small mouse with a big heart has something to say about the chemicals in the environment. People houses are filled with chemicals that make one sick, both mice and men. One does not have to buy rodent poison to…

The Princess and the Pee

Maia, our fairy princess in cat form, doesn’t like to pee where anyone else pees. It didn’t help that when she came to live with us at 3 months old, she was a very tiny kitty in a very big…

5 Tips for Painting Projects with Cats Who Like to Help

There is something about painting that attracts cats and especially kittens. They are unexplainably drawn to the event. Even if they are curled up in some unknown space, sound asleep, all it takes is to dip a paintbrush into a…

Confining Your Pet Safely

Confining your pet have never been so easy! There are many times that we need to confine our pets for their own safety or for their health.

Caring for Animals Every Day

Caring for animals is a daily job. When we bring an animal into our lives we commit to taking care of them every day for the rest of their lives. The enjoyment we get from having animals in our lives far outweighs the daily care we give them.