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Cats on the Homestead

Discussion in 'Dogs, Cats and Other Pets' started by Beekissed, Jun 1, 2017.

  1. Jun 11, 2017
    sumi

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  2. Jun 11, 2017
    Ferguson K

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    What an amazing feast!!
     
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  3. Jun 12, 2017
    Beekissed

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    She's such a sweet little cat and a gentle, laid back sort of mama...then THIS. She's a bad mamma jamma, ain't she? :D I knew she and Flash had been feasting on baby rabbits but I hadn't seen her bring in a big one before, so I was very impressed with her myself...sort of the equivalent of a lioness bringing in an antelope to the cubs. :gig

    Future hunters, right there. :thumbsup
     
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  4. Jun 13, 2017
    sumi

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    With a mom like that, definitely!
     
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  5. Jun 14, 2017
    Beekissed

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    The kittens are getting less spooked around us, though still not making friends with the humans any time soon.

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    Beekissed

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    We are down to Flash, Molly and her last kit, Shamus, a little tabby male. All others have been given away or disappeared , never to be seen again.

    I hope Shamus lives to grow up and make us a great hunter. We'll be spaying Molly next month if possible.
     
  7. Aug 17, 2017
    sumi

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    They are so pretty! Sorry to hear about the disappeared ones, I hope they're o.k. Wherever they went to.
     
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    They were too little to go much of anywhere on their own, so it's most likely they were turned into food. That's the natural way of the world here in the woods and so I don't fret over them. God has His hands on all His creation and sees the sparrow when it falls....but it still does fall. If He is content with that, then so am I.
     
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    That's a good way to think about things :)
     
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