Pat, my often aggressive, dearly loved rooster, has mites. It's safe to assume the whole flock is infected. That would explain the baldness of the hens (I've been blaming the roosters). Thankfully, mites are easy to treat. We went to Orscheln's today and bought some Diatomaceous Earth. And I picked up some garlic at Kroger. … Continue reading Attack of the Mites
Pat, my beloved but occasionally aggressive rooster, has an injured foot. We're not sure what's wrong with it, but he could barely walk this morning. He held his toes all curled up and seemed unable to put weight on it. He's hobbling better this evening, but I was concerned because Ole Red was picking on … Continue reading Pat, the House Rooster
Sunday is the big day! Kitten Bowl V is coming to the Hallmark Channel! In case you're not aware, there is something so much more glorious going on in the world this Sunday than the Super Bowl. The Kitten Bowl is the Hallmark Channel's version of the Super Bowl, with cat-letes who go out on … Continue reading Kitten Bowl V Is Almost Here!
I've been traveling a lot for work, and although I do usually enjoy it, I always miss my cats terribly. I worry about them. Here are some of the things I worry about: What if nobody feeds them? What if they get fed, but only once a day? What if they get fed twice a … Continue reading Missing my kitties