Live Harmoniously with Coyotes

Courtesy Fuse/Thinkstock Did you like last week’s big, full moon? Imbir the horse says that Native Americans in Minnesota (that’s the state he came from) call the January full moon the Wolf Moon because it falls when the northern snow is very deep and the wolves howl because it’s hard for them to catch enough to […]

Urban Wildlife

Photo by Audrey Pavia A goldfinch outside my office window proves the beauty of urban wildlife. When I hear people who live in rural areas talk about their wildlife sightings, I feel pangs of envy. They have deer grazing in their backyards. They have a family of raccoons that visit the back porch every night. […]

Coyotes in the Midst

Photo by Audrey Pavia Seen as a nuisance by many, I see coyotes as animals that bring a little excitement to the night. A lot of people don’t like coyotes; they raid trashcans and eat the family cat. Some people are afraid of coyote attacks on their kids. But not me — I love coyotes. […]

A Hard Lesson

Photo by Audrey Pavia Foxy loved her life as an urban barn cat. Everyone who has a barn cat knows the risks. Outdoor cats are susceptible to all kinds of dangers, and tend to have a shorter life span than their indoor counterparts. I know this and believe it. Yet I took a chance by […]