Luv Cat Grooming

Critter Corner : Cat Grooming

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.     Groom a cat, you say? Cats don’t require grooming, one replies. But au contraire, cats do! Yes, cats groom themselves by licking and washing each ...
Bear Baci

Critter Corner : Rabies!?

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.     Rabies is something that doesn’t jump to the forefront of your brain when you think of Colorado; but unfortunately rabies is here in Boulder County. ...
deb&dogs

Mountain critters : Canine Etiquette

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.     Summertime is here and I wanted to share some thoughts on Canine Etiquette when attending house parties or festivals. I have attended several events ...
Dinner

Dinner time—how do they know?

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland It always amazes me that my girls know exactly when it is breakfast and dinner time, basically to the minute. I know they don’t read a clock as most of my ...
Lilly pulling chair

Lilly: hugs and kisses for all

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland When Mikaela Kugel tells Lilly it’s time to go to school, Lilly jumps up and runs to the door, eager to get her jacket on and head to school to see ...
Kitty

My Kitty and Wildlife

by Deb D’Andrea 4TheLuvOfDogz The domestic cat is one of the most efficient hunters and can have an amazing impact on wildlife, especially mammals, birds and even butterflies.  Research ...
Mtn  Lions

Pets & Living with Mountain Lions

Deb D’Andrea , 
Nederland While many rarely get a glimpse of a mountain lion, I have noticed a recent increase in reported encounters being shared throughout our mountain neighborhoods. ...
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Record breaking fire and flood

Barbara Lawlor, Peak to Peak If it wasn’t one thing, it was another. In the beginning of the year, a cold snap froze everything; in the summer, a hot dry spell burned up a record ...