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Have Room for a New Buddy?

Serving as a kitten-mom can be an incredible joy, even though it’s hard work and completely takes over the household. I don’t do it anymore myself, but still serve as an unofficial “godmother” every year to orphan kittens lucky enough to be raised by caring people. 266 more words


Home Sweet Idaho

Growing up, I never imagined that I’d put down roots. In my head, I pictured moving around for the rest of my life. After a year or two, picking up everything and going somewhere new and exciting. 603 more words



Decorating the Christmas tree and inside of the house has always been one of my favorite things. Our children helped with the tree when they were young, but the role of helper has since gone to the cats! 575 more words


Jean Pation's New Adoptive Home

Jean thrived in her second adoptive home, which was located in Ypsilanti, Michigan, a small city of 15,000 people, thirty miles west of Detroit.  The Patons were prosperous and much better off than her first adoptive family, the Deans.  130 more words

Jean Paton

Jean Paton and her second adoptive family

This is a photo of Jean Paton, age 2½ or 3, with her second adoptive father, Dr. Thomas Paton and her seven-year-old foster sister, Virginia.  Jean was adopted twice.  177 more words

Jean Paton