Alonzo and the Cows

Alonzo, a registered Devon, came to hang out with the cows for a couple of months.  He settled in just fine the first day, went to work the second day with a red Angus heifer, and has been courting another of the black Angus cows today. When a heifer (female bovine who has not produced a calf) or a cow (female who has previously calved) goes into heat/estrus, everybody in the neighborhood knows. Such mooings! Such commotion! She is restless and mounts the other cattle, and they mount her–heifer, cow, or steer…. Read More

The Cat Came Back

We were hoping to keep her alive for a week.  We were feeding her raw pork liver in bite sized pieces, rotating her body every few hours, spoon feeding her milk and tending her kittens.  She must have cashed in on another of her nine lives because she’s back and better than ever. The kittens are in full kitten character and are providing hours of amusement.