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Exploring with the Cats (Kind of)

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Benning and Bragg have been busy exploring more and more of the farm. This pair was so reserved when we first got them – we weren’t sure quite how things were going to go. Especially after Mac disappeared, we worried they wouldn’t quite find their way. However, after months of barely leaving the barns – they are full-fledged explorers. We’ve recently had …

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Missing Mac

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Living on a farm, we knew this day would come. We didn’t, though, think it would come quite so soon. Mac is missing. We’ve looking over and under every part of the house and barns. No luck. We’ve scoured the yard. Shouted blindly into the woodline. It’s not like him to be away. He greets us every morning bounding out …

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The Kittens are Growing So Fast

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With warmer weather, we’ve gained bigger, more adventurous kittens. The kitty crew is still pretty partial to their original barn. But, I’ve got to say, I’ve loved seeing them venture to the garden and run about the out-buildings. While we were out of town, they got plenty of love and pets from our animal sitter. The extra time with someone …

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We Are a Three-Cat Crew

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Much in the way we ended up with three dogs and three cows (quick and random) – we now have three cats. On Wednesday, Mac welcomed Benning and Bragg to the farm. The three are named for various bases and training centers Aaron was on when he was in the Special Forces. Following Memorial Day, it seemed to be a fitting …

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Meet Mackall – Our First Barn Cat

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As I watched the mouse sprint across the back of the barn, I shouted at Aaron. “Guess who’s getting cats this weekend?!” And, that’s exactly how it went down. Within a day of posting on Facebook, our Veteran farmer friend Josh and his family brought us Mac. This little fluff has grown up with kids and farm animals all around. …