New Year’s Eve Kits

How do you celebrate the judeo-christian, western mindset New Year? I’m sorry. Did my prejudices show there? There are so many new years. Christian/western, Hebrew, Chinese, Souix, Mayan, Tcetzwtl, Celtic, calendrical, meteorologic, astronomic, … Take your pick, really. Us, we tend to celebrate the “natural” ones. What are the “natural” ones, you ask? And when … Continue reading “New Year’s Eve Kits”

August Kits and Worries

I’m posting this in January 2020 and the video is from August 2021. There is hope and worry in this video. The worry is because we had not seen kits in a long time, nor any raccoons, in an unseasonally long time. Fortunately, and as posted last week regarding Lucinda, they made their return (albeit … Continue reading “August Kits and Worries”

Hecate’s Kits

Hyacinth brought her previous year’s kits out in March (we posted in July). Hecate brought out this year’s kits in July (yes, we’re posting it in December. They don’t seem to mind). The timing of births is a concern. Usually our raccoons child earlier. This year everything is delayed a bit. Some things – migrations, … Continue reading “Hecate’s Kits”

Spring Kits

We’re happy to report Hyacinth and her kits made it through another winter. They woke pretty much on schedule and came for their…umm…dinner? A bit late for breakfast or lunch. Unless they’re working 3rd shift. Which is possible. Raccoons are usually nocturnal. At least around here. Except when they’re preggers and/or nursing. Either one, they … Continue reading “Spring Kits”