The other day I was driving to a friend’s house to feed her cats while she was away. I was driving about 45 miles an hour. As I drove on the shady two lane road, I looked to my right and took another quick look. There under the trees was a small red fox, just … More Did I Kill It?
I pride myself on my love of nature and self-taught knowledge of nature and animals. My parents sought to give my siblings and I many richly educational, wonderful adventures as we traveled to Mexico, the World’s Fair, Expo 67, in Montreal, the mountains, beaches, zoos, and camping in our travel trailer, and later a mobile … More I Tried!!
I love to go to our Asheboro Zoo, in Asheboro, North Carolina. At least once a year I go with my friends to see what’s new or what we may have missed on the last trip. But I also enjoy the old favorite animals. The zoo covers 500 acres with five miles of pathways covering … More I Love the Asheboro Zoo!
Several years ago I had the unique experience of rescuing a hawk. I often saw them flying close to my home and even 15 minutes away at work. I admired their beauty and strength as they flew. This hawk was not flying. He was in the driveway beneath my garage door windows on his back … More I Rescued a Hawk Once
Ever since I can remember I have loved horses. I grew up in the era of cowboy shows and westerns. My Saturdays were filled with Trigger and Roy Rogers, Silver and the Lone Ranger; Fury and Joey; and the multitude of horses on all the other TV shows of that period. These horses were smarter than dogs, … More The Joy and Love of Horses
Just Imagine I have been pondering something. We have all seen cats grooming themselves. They lick their fur from head to tail. While they are grooming themselves the barbs on their tongues catch every bit of lint, loose hair, dust or dirt particles, every minuscule piece of life, dead or alive, litter dust that was … More Bizarre Feline Eating Habits!
My life has never been the same since I adopted “my two cats.” I think they plotted to come into my life and make me their servant! They each have their own personalities. But Sister is the one I totally underestimated. Sister has always been the timid, sweet, gentle cat. Just look at this sweet … More My Cats Are Revolting!