Category Archives: Cat intros and stories

Meet Lamie – Tough as Nails, Just Like Her Momma

Lamie is one of Tommy’s daughters, and the most similar in terms of character and behavior. Like her mother, Lamie is tough and intolerant, and like her mother, this toughness was tested early in life. When Lamie was a tiny … Continue reading

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Meet Tommy – A Feline Warrior with a Never Say Die Cattitude

Tommy has always been a warrior. OK, perhaps not when she was a young kitten, but as soon as she reached adulthood, she had to fight for her life and for the lives of her sister and their respective young … Continue reading

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A Cat by Any Other Name …

I have been asked how I came up with my cats’ names. The quick answer is, I didn’t.  Well, not for the adults, anyway. I assumed that the adult cats already had names. The trick was convincing them to let … Continue reading

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The Parade Goes On …

Continuing with the kitty parade, 2005 brought an influx of new 4-legged family members. First there were The Three Mouseketeers – Footsie, Feather, and Phantom – who showed up on the farm around the same time. Because of the timing … Continue reading

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A Brief Timeline of Feline Arrivals at Shadowood

When my ex-husband and I bought our farm, Shadowood, in 1979, we moved in with two cats, Tempest and Pea (Sweet Pea for about the first five minutes of our acquaintance). For a brief period, we expanded our family by … Continue reading

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