Author Archives: Mick

Max Has a home!

We’ve had Max since he was 2 or 3 days old. He has a warm spot in our heart because he is one of the most mellow, easy going kittens we have had. He was adopted this weekend by a really nice Dutch couple that have just moved to the island. They [...]

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Tickle Me Elmo

This post is brought to you by the letter “C”

Cute, cuddlely, cantankerous – did I mention cute? Elmo arrived Tuesday afternoon from Savaneta. The woman who brought him to us found him in a box in front of her house. She was one of the founders of Animal Rights Aruba and believes that somebody had [...]

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When Harry met Sally

Actually, Linda, not Sally!

Right around lunch time today the phone rang and I could hear Liz talking. “How old do you think he is? What hotel are you staying at? Okay, we’ll be there in about 15 minutes.” And as we drove down island she filled me in about Harry and Linda. By the time [...]

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The Flintstones

Fred, Wilma and Pebbles

As a follow up to an earlier post, here’s the picture and story of our latest additions
We recieved the call late Saturday afternoon from our main liasson at the local veterinarians. They had 3 four week old kittens that needed to be placed. And so about an hour later we met our [...]

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It never gets easier

We lost Lucy last night

We had Lucy to the vets every day since last Friday. They tried everything they could to get her out of her dire condition. By Monday she was still fiesty but wouldn’t eat and I had to feed her special formula and pedialite with a tiny syringe, ½ a cc every [...]

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Busy Weekend

3 New arrivals and a sick kitten
Last week we took Max and Lucy to the vets for checkups and to be dewormed. As usual they were both a little sluggish with poor appetites after the visit. The next day Lucy still was not eating well and the day after that she developed diarrhea. We took [...]

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Adoption Update

News of Mo and Mojo’s Arrival

We received an email with a photo giving us an update on Mo and Mojo (now named Zoe and Tyson. It reads as follows:
Hi Liz & Mick!
We are all settled back in Maine. The kittens are doing great. The trip was a breeze, and they were so good [...]

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Off to Maine

Early Flight for Mo and Mojo

5:08 a.m. the phone rang and it was my wake up call. Joel lets me know that the rental car is packed and they were waiting for me to bring Mo and Mojo down to the hotel.
Both kittens were definitely more alert than I was as I rounded them up [...]

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Ambassador Max

Max Makes the Rounds at the Hotels

Yesterday we had to make some visits to two of the hotels to pick up supplies that were flown in by vacationers. Liz thought it would be fun if we brought a kitten along. So being old enough to travel and young enough as not to be totally [...]

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While at the Veterinarian’s

A New Addition – Lucy

The phone rang the morning I was going to take Mo and Mojo to the vets for their health certificates. It was the vet’s office wanting to know if we had room for another kitten. I asked how old and was told that it was about 7 days old.
Well, since we [...]

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