posted on May 15, 2015 at 10:55 AM
Every spring the promise of new life surrounds us. First we notice little green shoots from dormant plants. Or we see reddish buds bursting forth from bare trees. But in a country barn you'll find the cutest and cuddliest new life. Last winter a stray striped kitten showed up at our back door. We named "him" Terrence. "He" was very shy at first, but soon became friendly. Kittens are like that.
This spring before we could take Terrence to the vet "he" started look like "he" was really putting on weight. Finally, my 21-year-old son, who happens to be a farmer said, "Mom, I hate to break this to you, but Terrence is a female and is going