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    Nine Year Old Girl’s Cat Birthday Party

    by Heather Bock My daughter is OBSESSED with cats. In fact, all three of my kids are. Whenever we’re driving around town, all eyes are peeled for the sight of a feline. When any are spotted, loud squeals fill the car (and my ears) accompanied by, “A cat, a cat, a cat!!!” with the others yelling, “Where?! Where?! Where?!” We own two young cats, Ninja and Marigold, and they are a real distraction to homeschool, let me tell you. The darlings are often to be found cradled in the arms of my children, or stuffing themselves into a box way too small for them: Therefore, when it was time to…

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    The Protection and Love of a Mama Cat

    by Heather Bock My family and I will soon be adopting two kittens. We have to make it past our family camping trip, but after that, we hope to bring home two sweet fluffy babies. It is very possible that I am more excited than my kids even are about this. This past February, we lost our beloved cat of 14 years, and although we can’t replace him, our house just doesn’t feel like a home to me without a cat. I’ve always had one or two except for in college, and even then, during my senior year, one would hang around to find some love. Because they’ve always adopted…