I finalized Jasper’s adoption this afternoon – technically, he was adopted on Sat., but paperwork done today. ~YAY~!
Christina filled me in on the latest – Jasper’s laid a new racetrack throughout their house – zooming around at lightening speed.
He discovered the cat door into their basement – tentatively poking his paw through it, like he wasn’t quite sure just exactly what it was or where it went. Finally, she saw his confusion or curiosity (I’m sure it was the latter!) and told him “it’s OK!”. I can just picture Jasper doing that in my head – just like he could open the cage doors, reach into cages to scoop up food, etc. So now even more new territory he’s conquered!
He sleeps on their bed every night – she woke up the other day with Jasper laying on her head~!
He & Coleman have made excellent progress –…
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Our first Ruby Tuesday Give Back program was a great success and now we are trying it again!
Please join us at Ruby Tuesdays on one of the dates below and a portion of your bill will be donated directly to the Ten Lives Club!
(Please note that this applies to the Hamburg, New York Ruby Tuesday Location only).
Sweet LEVI found his furever home today! What a perfect match – Older couple, no other pets or young kids. He’ll get their undivided attention 24/7! The entire time we were finalizing the adoption, he was hugging her with his paws and giving her sweet head rubs.
He will be spoiled! We walked around Pet Supplies “Plus” picking out a new nylon cat carrier, scratching post, cat food, litter & toys. When all was said and done, she spent over $100 on supplies and goodies for Levi!
Bye-bye sweet boy and enjoy your new furever home! We will miss you!
Sweet little Ivy, a 3 month old beautiful brown tabby kitten, went home with her new purr-parents this evening!
She will be showered with love & attention!
All of our love sweet baby!
Wishing you all of the happiness & joy you deserve!
One of our volunteers, Kim D., – who had adopted Scarlet (AKA Paris) only a month or two before the following incident, shared this incredible story with me a while back. It is an amazing example of what a close bond Scarlet had already formed in a few short months with her brother Oliver!
Several months ago, Kim’s cat Oliver – a very sweet, lovey boy, had been viciously attacked by a neighborhood cat IN HIS OWN BACKYARD.
When Oliver was being attacked, Scarlet ran to help her brother. She put herself between the attacking cat and Oliver and growled at the other cat. Although she’s only about 8 pounds and was probably about half the size of the other cat, she tried to defend Oliver to the extent of putting herself in danger. She was trying to give Oliver the chance to get away and back to safety. Scarlet…
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This past Summer, we drove down to Oklahoma to visit family (and Texas for our family reunion – which, BTW was in it’s 3rd consecutive month of triple digit weather). While we were staying at my Sis & BIL’s Lakehouse in Okema, OK (and I DO mean LAKE HOUSE – 3 BR, 2 Baths, floor to ceiling window view of the lake, all pine wood floors/walls/ceilings, enormous 4 tier deck, 2 boats, etc, etc…) my son caught a lizard that’s indigenous to Eastern Oklahoma. He researched the lizard and discovered it was called a 5-lined skink. It was really kind of pretty – for a lizard – kind of a bright blueish purple colored body with bright yellow lines running from it’s head to the tip of it’s tail and about 3 inches long.
My son, always interested in animals, insects, reptiles and amphibians of all sorts, wanted to bring it back with us as a pet – which I love (OK, not so much the bugs, but…). Soooo, we had an extra passenger on our trip back a few days later. “Leslie” (my son gave it a unisex name since he had read that you can’t tell the sex until it’s matured…in a year or 2…) traveled 1,200+ miles back to Buffalo, NY in a large coffee can with grass, leaves & what small bugs my son could find to feed it with – AND SURVIVED (thankfully)! I did feel guilty taking him/her out of their environment but given the alternative of being snake food (that’s a WHOLE nother post), I consoled myself that we were giving him/her a better home and consented.
More lizard posts to follow…
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