We have Gems

Posts tagged ‘alpaca’

Paca of the Month-Liberty Belle

Carmie is a talker. So she is my spokespaca for the gang. She will focus in on each alpaca on the ranch.Her story is coming up, but first things first.

Know nothing about alpacas? That was me four years ago. Business partner Sherri suggested we give it a try. We did the research- a must. Then we went to look. First I found out what a great community the alpaca ranchers are-wonderful people.

Alpacas can be quite pricey, depending on your interests. (more…)

Our First Gem

After several months of taking care of our 3 fiber (non breeding) females we felt we were ready for a breeding female. We had our hearts set on Carmelita with her ET-Whoville looks and superior lineage. Blog resized pics  She was pregnant  when we purchased her and within several weeks of having her cria, so we took our mentor’s advice (Lynn and Jim Roy of Klamath River Alpacas) and waited until after the birth to move her.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 We got the call in early June (more…)

The motor cat

Mt.Shasta

Mt.Shasta

Sitting on the porch at certain times of the day is lovely. On an early evening, the mountain glows in the setting sun and all is well with the world.

As I talked with my visiting sister, we heard a cat howl. Not unusual, since I have 9 cats. The longer we listened, the louder it became- a cat in trouble. (more…)