Annabelle

Annabelle was a month short of her 10th birthday when her health took a sudden and unexpected turn. She was our first pet as a couple, our first “child.” She picked us. She was full of life, enjoying hikes and loved car rides. You could never say the words “cookie” or “ice cream” in her…

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Fozzy Karl Delorm

My beautiful boy was just 6 years old when he left me, this August. He was my best friend, my kid. It’s been so hard without him. He always would put me to bed every night. He loved his big brother Max, who was also so heartbroken by his passing. He took a big piece…

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Wolfie

This is wolfie. Wolfie sadly died a few months ago as a kitten from an illness. He was such an amazing cat! He loved to eat and play! He was super fun to be around and made everyone smile. He was super cute and loved everyone! Wolfie was a rescued kitten from a local barn.…

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Peanut

Peanut was a stray from Salisbury. Dad said if I could catch her (he didn’t think I could) then I could keep her. She’s a tiger cat that was born in a boat storage building with 6 other siblings, all black and white. I wanted this one. She certainly lived her 9+ lives from being…

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Winston

Winston was just 3 years old when he passed away. Although his time on earth was short he had the life of a king! We rescued him from a family farm as a tiny kitten after learning his mother cat had been hit by a car and died. It was love at first site. I…

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Billy

Billy.  A beautiful half-Siamese, street-bred feral, lived under our porch and bonded first with our terrier, then with us.  For eight months, he stayed outside.  I was allergic; he was afraid.  When we walked the dog, Billy was beside her.  In November, we brought him in.   Billy was intensely loving, a serious guy, never…

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Skippy Jon Jones

An Ode to Skippy Jon Jones   A beloved dog gone in November is grief A stray scratching at a door is hope The door opening kindness I already knew you  Just for the weekend, really You hold your own with the snuffing Boxer Thanksgiving and not housetrained you are still here Rules at first; crates…

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Tango

Our black kitty Tango may have appeared to look a bit like every other black kitty all over the world. However, our Tango was special as she was born in the fields of Panton, Vermont and was therefore a “Pantonese,” a rare breed of cat, or so we told her. And of course she believed…

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