Super lovable, cuddle bug, the resident “Bathroom Kitty!” talkative, with the most adorable face. A face that has earned her the nickname “Bubbles.”

Privacy in the bathroom is NOT an option with Bubbles around. I think it is her goal to interfere with every function of the bathroom! Weather getting ready to head into the world or using the pot, she is there keeping you company.

If you use potty time to get in your reading? Forget about it!

“Bubbles, this is my reading time” the conversation starts. She just responds with a purr, looking up at me with those big moon eyes, then headbutting whatever I’m reading out of my hands.

In the end, I sit, with my book on the bathroom stand and an affection seeking fluffball in my arms, purring gleefully.

Clareabelles personality is one of “Yes, human, you are part of my life, and I want to be a part of yours.” She loves to be held, snuggle, and carry on conversations and is the poster child for “As long as it is on my terms bit of “Catness.” The rest of the time she is raising hell with her housemate Odin or snoozing in the comfort of the bedroom cat tree. Purrrfect!

She is a glorious little moon-eyed beast! Her purr assures you that all is good, and her show of affection is affirming in a way that says, “You are the only thing in this world to me” unless there is another willing human nearby… and then… she try’s to spread the love plopping from the lap of one human to the other. Or until her playmate Odin saunters by!

Clarabelle is available for adoption through Lucky Day Animal Rescue. As per the Lucky Day Agreement.
To begin correspondences and the adoption prosses. Go to the Lucky Day website and submit your information. Or contact them on Facebook
Thank you for thinking about our little Clarabelle

And while you are here! Have a look at the collectibles in the Stange Collection. All proceeds will be forwarded to Lucky Day Animal Rescue.

Michigan Nature Monday: Vernal Pools

From time to time we will share articles found out and about on the internet. Articles that have special interest to our lives.

This is one of those posts.

Vernal pools provide critical habitat for certain animal species that rely on these fishless habitats for their survival and/or reproduction.

Michigan Nature Association
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Cats and Crows

One fateful day about ten years ago, we began helping transition unwanted and distressed critters to forever homes. Our family fosters a handful of the many creatures of Lucky Day Animal Rescue and Sanctuary. Primarily cats, and sometimes dogs when the moon aligns. Many animals have come to our home through Lucky Day Animal Rescue and Sanctuary during this time. Many wonderful memories, stories, beautiful people, and animals have filled our lives with this collaboration.

It is a labor of love for us Crows, and although quite a set of tasks to take on, it is undoubtedly, one of the most rewarding responsibilities in our life as a family. My wife, Dodie, does the lion’s share of the dirty work. She is the main pooper-scooper, nail trimmer, matt extractor, lead malady diagnosticate, and medication administer, who also functions as a member of the Board of Executives at Lucky Day, offering her inputs to fundraising events for the outfit. Of course, the rest of us lend a hand around here, but our function is loving and socializing the critters brought in. You know the “hard part!” I joke, but It can be quite hard sometimes. Some animals are wild or damaged or both when they come into our care and take a bit extra. It is truly remarkable when all goes well, but that said, it is never easy when our work turns out differently than we had hoped it would, and it happens.

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Well! Lets Get Started!

Over the past months…. I have been tinkering with this here website. A blog space and eCommerce platform with a little twist.

A brain that behaves like a squirrels, grammar, spelling challenges and discovering how to use WordPress has been a bit frustrating lol

This web is my second go at blogging. The first was abandoned due to platform and server quirks, making use quite tedious. Of course, the distractions of this modern life had nothing to do with it, nor did anxiety around the results of a well-wasted early education.

I also discovered that the old name held negative connotations toward indigenous peoples, which iced the cake for me to ditch the URL and server. So! from scratch, here we go again!

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