Twitter, Kittens, and Emergency Rooms.


The past week has been a flurry of activity around Terra Dei Farm!  We’re catching up with the modern age with a Facebook business page and Twitter.  I had to type that fast before the shame set in and caused me to chicken out to confessing such frivolity.  But in today’s day and age, it’s good business to network, right?  Show me that networking is good business by following and “Like”-ing us!!


Our rabbit babies also safely arrived!  Eight little kits, weird looking as ever:

Baby Rabbits 3 days old
A few mornings ago we walked out to the barn at 4:45 am to load hogs to take to the locker.  We had a hog loading experience the previous week that went less than optimally (think along the lines of: uncivil swine, yelling, cussing, physical bruising, and the end scenes of the Apocalypse).  So we were braced for another fight.

I took a moment to soak in the early morning sky, which looked something like this:

Farm Sunrise

Terra Dei Farm
6/22/2012 2:39:24 PM

The kittens are barn cats. While we have two barn cats that are good mouse hunters but mostly wild, these kittens are definitely becoming eligible for the "pet" category. They are constantly underfoot and clamoring for attention. Luckily the kids (human, not goat kids) are happy to oblige.

6/21/2012 1:35:53 PM

Alexandra, Too funny about old Tom mistaken for a Mom. I think I'd be grumpy too. The chicken feeder idea is great. Sometimes fresh ideas that involve recycling things for a different function are the best. Having lived on a farm during my youth, I know about reusing things and making do with what you have. Animals are so cute when they are born. Rabbits are one the few animals that retain their cuteness when they grow up to be adults. Of course that's what makes so difficult to process them when the time comes. They are a great meat source. Have a great day on the homestead.

Lisa Jacobs
6/20/2012 6:32:51 PM

Do the kittens live inside or are they like barn cats? I am learning so much from this blog! I love it.

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