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Forum: Pets   06-16-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By gumby74
I work as a long term care case manager.  As...

I work as a long term care case manager.  As such, I have a lot of elderly individuals on my caseload.  One of these individuals passed away last Sunday.  He left behind 13 kittens (6-8) weeks as...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-26-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2,776
Views: 66,347
Posted By gumby74
RCR:  I don't ever post on here, but have been...

RCR:  I don't ever post on here, but have been down the infertility path in the past and was pregnant at the same time Blue was pregnant with her twin boys. I follow some of your strories because I...
Forum: Grief and Loss   12-23-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,905
Posted By gumby74
I'm truly saddened by this....there are no words...

I'm truly saddened by this....there are no words as I can't even begin to imagine your pain and emptiness... so sorrry....
Forum: Parenting   11-03-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 5,253
Posted By gumby74
My 6 year old is very nervous about learning to...

My 6 year old is very nervous about learning to ride a bike and thus won't try.  He is scared because he doesn't think he can balance on it.  I think this bike will help him get past his fears. My...
Forum: Pets   10-28-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By gumby74
When my two beloved cats died, I had them...

When my two beloved cats died, I had them cremated.  They died two years apart from each other.  This past spring we went to a greenhouse and bought two very beautiful trees which were long lasting...
Forum: Pets   09-03-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 264
Posted By gumby74
I agree that the bell on the collar is a great...

I agree that the bell on the collar is a great idea. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   08-15-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,342
Posted By gumby74
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by 1jooj http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Pets   08-12-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By gumby74
It's hard to believe, but my foster kittys are 8...

It's hard to believe, but my foster kittys are 8 weeks today.  Next week, when they are 9.5 weeks, I will be taking them back :(  It's obvious that I am going to be really sad, but am wondering if...
Forum: Infertility   08-08-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 20,435
Posted By gumby74
Hello to everyone!  Blue....I couldn't help it...

Hello to everyone!  Blue....I couldn't help it anymore......CONGRATULATIONS!!!  I absolutely could not be happier! ...
Forum: Pets   07-21-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,085
Posted By gumby74
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by starrlamia http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1111245/what-are-the-friendliest-dog-breeds/40#post_16777320)
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Forum: Pets   07-18-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 671
Posted By gumby74
Nikon:  Thank you for the support.  I tend to...

Nikon:  Thank you for the support.  I tend to worry too much, but I also don't want to worry about them peeing everywhere.  I use the pine litter that is more like a pellet.  I put them in it today...
Forum: Pets   07-17-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 671
Posted By gumby74
Thank you everyone.....they are four weeks old...

Thank you everyone.....they are four weeks old and not only are they not interested in eating soft kitten food, they also aren't showing interest in using the litter box.  I'm pretty sure mama is...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-12-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By gumby74
Typically, when we get paid, all of the money...

Typically, when we get paid, all of the money goes directly into our checking account.  Then, if I think we have extra money that month, I will transfer some money into our savings account.  When I...
Forum: Pets   07-10-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 671
Posted By gumby74
The cat we are fostering, decided to move her...

The cat we are fostering, decided to move her kittens to under my brother's bed (lucky him).  I stressed at first about it because I was worried, but realized quickly that she must have had a...
Forum: Pets   07-08-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By gumby74
Good idea.  I definitely will do that.  Another...

Good idea.  I definitely will do that.  Another question that I think might seem dumb, but does it make a difference if they go back at 6 or 8 weeks?
Forum: Pets   07-07-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By gumby74
 We agreed to foster a momma cat and her four...

 We agreed to foster a momma cat and her four kittens.  The kittens will be three weeks old tomorrow.  I agreed to bring them back to the shelter when they are 8 weeks old, but am already worried...
Forum: Pets   06-18-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 171
Posted By gumby74
I decided to take the plunge and foster a mother...

I decided to take the plunge and foster a mother cat and her four adorable kittens.  I'm really excited, but also nervous because I am someone who is a bit of an overachiever when it comes to taking...
Forum: Infertility   05-28-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 20,435
Posted By gumby74
I'm right there with the other "stalkers."  I...

I'm right there with the other "stalkers."  I check often with hopes and prayers that the woman on this board will get the news they have been waiting so long for.  Blue.....I'm praying with all my...
Forum: Grief and Loss   05-26-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,152
Posted By gumby74
I'm so sorry about the he!! you are going...

I'm so sorry about the he!! you are going through.  I lost a brother to SIDS when he was 9 weeks old.  I was in third grade when it happened, but I distinctly remember that he was very fussy the day...
Forum: Learning at School   05-19-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By gumby74
As a once special education teacher, I spent a...

As a once special education teacher, I spent a lot of time advocating for other people's children in order for them to receive the education rights those children deserved.  As a mom, I now find...
Forum: Pets   05-15-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
Posted By gumby74
I can't take the momma cat.  She is definitely...

I can't take the momma cat.  She is definitely my neighbors cat and he is home now.  She would have to recover outside because she is strictly outside.  I am going to see if the vet would allow her...
Forum: Pets   05-15-2012, 05:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
Posted By gumby74
First of all...thank you so much for...

First of all...thank you so much for responding.  The advice on mothering is always more helpful to me than anything I randomly find on the internet.
 
Elsie:  I have a close relationship with my...
Forum: Pets   05-14-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
Posted By gumby74
In November of 2011, I said goodbye to my 17...

In November of 2011, I said goodbye to my 17 year old cat who eventually succoumbed to kidney disease.  For 2 1/2 years I took her to the vet twice a week for sub Q fluids.  I take my role as a pet...
Forum: Infertility   11-11-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 17,238
Posted By gumby74
Blue:  Popping into say I am nervously waiting...

Blue:  Popping into say I am nervously waiting as well.  Come on people....Call already!!!!!!!!
Forum: Infertility   08-09-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 789
Views: 21,868
Posted By gumby74
Blue.....I came one here hoping and praying...

Blue.....I came one here hoping and praying there was good news.  Again, i'm sorry....I don't understand and though I know your faith is strong, I am amazed.  I know I would not be able to remain as...
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