Category: Animal welfare/rescue

Cute Alert-Kitten Update

The kittens I’m fostering have gained ground faster than we expected. Merlin has doubled his weight in two weeks, from one pound to two. The shelter staffer who asked me to do the foster came over today and weighed all three. Their coats are now soft and fluffy […]

Art and Kittens, How Can I Lose?

ART THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: I have spent most of my professional life for the last ten years trying to gain some competence in the craft of oil painting. Although some artists proudly describe themselves as “self-taught”, I’m not one of them except in the sense that, in […]

Doggy guest photo

I finally got a good photo of our canine guest, who shall remain anonymous for now. Handsome guy, isn’t he? He has finally come out of his shell enough to get his head up and be interested in what is going on around him. He knows “sit” and […]

Back home and in the studio

Got back from my trip last Thursday evening with no more than what is the usual nonsense when one flies these days. Plane was late getting to Denver, so we were late leaving Denver, which meant I missed my 4:12 connection in San Francisco. On the bright side, […]

On the Road again and Calf Update

It looks like all’s well that ends well this time. He is one lucky little calf. Times-Standard 03/29/2008, Page A08 Norman’s owner comes forward Donna Tam THE TIMES- STANDARD The story of Norman the calf is on its way to a happy ending. Norman’s owner came forward yesterday […]