Tag Archives: Barn cat

Cats in the Barn

We have a nice catwalk set up so the cats can climb up to the hay loft to sleep in the warmest corners of the barn. Emmie spends a lot of her time up there, watching with her glowing green … Continue reading

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Loving the Sunshine

Spring is surely just around the corner! It’s 34 degrees out, but the sun is shining and the wind is blowing across the muddy fields and driveway and beginning to dry them out. The goats are starting to play with … Continue reading

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The Cat Came Back

Do you know that old song, “The Cat Came Back”? I remember hearing it as a child on a folk song radio show. I found it on¬†Youtube. Well, I am happy to report that my little black cat, Emmie, came … Continue reading

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The Spare Kitty

My farming friends have advised me that you need more than one barn cat. This was following a scare in which we found Emmie’s twin lying in a roadkill heap out on the highway in front of the farm. It … Continue reading

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Emmie’s Visitor

It is so interesting having a game camera to let me in on what goes on at night in the barn. I have seen mice sneaking around, Emmie learning to hunt, and evidence that she has slipped outside now and … Continue reading

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A Brief Cuddle

Emmie, the barn cat, has clearly come to see her barn as home. We have an established routine now and maybe once a week she deigns to call out and solicit a visit. Surprisingly, I was the recipient one day … Continue reading

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Ha – Caught Ya!

We bought a game camera and I set it up in the¬†seemingly cat-free barn yesterday. After a series of embarrassing color snapshots of my own legs walking around the barn doing chores, I ran into the nighttime shots that captured … Continue reading

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Barn Cat – Reprise

I think I finally have this cat thing figured out. Emmie is living in the barn, for sure, but she does go out to roam sometimes. She left me a dead mouse in the middle of the barn floor. She … Continue reading

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The Hidden Cat

Emmie, the new barn cat, is still in hiding. For a little while, she’d occasionally “Meow” and if someone sat on the concrete floor and waited patiently, she’d come out for a little head-scratch. I’m stubborn and don’t like having … Continue reading

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Cat Person

I’ve had dogs all my life. They catch my eye wherever I see them out in the world, and my husband always knows where my attention will go when we’re out on the street. It’s a little inside joke between … Continue reading

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