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I was once a happy, slightly obsessive cat servant to two Maine Coon x brothers. These boys were called George & Bernard, I loved them with my entire being ❤ I was the cliche that is The Crazy Cat Lady. But, as in the lyrics of Puffs song "A Dragon lives forever, but not so little boys", after 15 years of mutual love, I had to say good bye to my boys, both within a few months, this was 4 years...

We've been a bit naughty! well quite a bit naughty really 😉... Having arrived at our new home in June and had the final signing in July, you'd have thought that we would have been to our local bar and become part of the furniture quite a while ago, Oui?  NON! Oh we have many excuses, urrmmm I mean valid reasons why this hasn't happened, we've been really flipping busy! We had to get the fences up...

As always, plenty has been going on here in the last week. More oaks trees have been felled, we are not fans of cutting trees down but oak leaves and acorns are the devil and toxic to pretty much every animal except pigs. Hmmmm Pigs eat acorns.... a light bulb moment was had, and we set about finding us some piggies for the farm, preferably pigs that like acorns (a lot of acorns) and that will eat...

Down at the bottom of our fields we have woodland. Beautiful woodland that we love to stroll through with our dogs. When Llamas become accustomed to longer treks, we will also stroll through these woods with the Axel, Savannah and little kissy lips Orion. This is our current goal, and Nigel and I are dedicated to getting our 3 trekkers out daily, we are reaping the rewards.  Orion, Axel and Savann...

After the initial wonder of getting to France, we rapidly set about the task of getting ready for our Llamas to be delivered. As well as a list of emergency supplies, brushes, poo picker uppers and hay, we also had to get the land fully fenced, so that we didn't have any Llama Dramas. Our Estate agent, who has been a constant help with all matters since we arrived in the Vallee du Loir, amazingly ...