Friday, May 10, 2013

A Nod To Moms

With Mother's Day quickly approaching, I decided to incorporate a photo that provides a unique glimpse of motherhood as it includes a cat and her kittens.  Honestly, this furry mom is nothing more than a farm cat who has to survive on her own amid harsh Iowa weather conditions and various predators that roam the countryside.  (Notice that she decided to have these kittens in a rusty barrel that sits outside and has no cover on the top... and we received several inches of rain during their stay in this barrel!)   However, she and most moms I know deserve recognition for their resiliency and innate abilities to provide care, nourishment and a safe place to call home for their children.  To all mothers, thanks!

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