Thursday, March 24, 2011
Just in time for both Spring and Easter, I'd love to introduce you to my Sugar Bunnies! It's kind of funny...I needed to learn how to make a pom pom for a sock monkey hat. Then the pom poms turned into bunnies. And the bunnies turned into Sugar Bunnies!! Oh, they are so sweet, I just wanna pinch their lil bunny cheeks, lol!
These two girlies are posted in my Etsy shop www.etsy.com/your/shops/candicewirth.
Do come on over and take a look at them :^)
In the works are plenty more Sugar B's....and some Sugar Chicks and Sugar Kitties as well. I am so in love with making them!! I can't stop, lol!! And that's not necessarily a bad thing :^) They can fit into any holiday or season! Woohoo!!
And OHHHHHHH!! I will be kicking off April with a Blog Giveaway..... a Sugar Bunny!! More details to come on April 1st!!!!
On a more SOMBER note :^( ..........
Our beautiful, sweet, amazing, wonderful cat Gary has passed away. He was about 10 years old (the vet wasn't able to truly peg his age because he was an abandoned cat with bad teeth when we got him). About 6 years ago, a family from our block moved and abandoned him. We put food out for him two times a day for almost a year. My husband built a little box house (with a heating pad and all for winter!!) for him too. We tried to coax him to come close to us but no dice.
One day that dingy, dirty cat built up the courage to actually walk into our house--two big dogs that weighed 100+ pounds each and a wacky little 3 year old boy--and we have had him ever since. We found out he was diabetic and took care of things (giving him insulin injections, testing his blood daily). We had his teeth taken care of, had him neutered and bathed. Oh, what a pristine, divine boy! He never scratched a thing or a person, nor did he pee anywhere (except his litter box)in the house. I truly could not have asked for a more awesome cat. He was affectionate to a fault, incredibly vocal and slept with my husband and me every night :^) He kept the birds and squirrels company on the front porch because he was too lazy to chase them, lol!
We are truly grieving over his passing and our little family seems a bit different now without him around. Before we found Gary, we didn't plan on ever having a cat. Come to think of it, Gary was more like a dog in a cat body. Truly :^) Now that he's gone, the desire to have a cat, well, that's gone too. I can't say we'll never have another cat. We will not go and adopt one or buy one just to replace his loss. But you never know when another cat just might stroll into our lives :^)
Have a sugar sweet day!