Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Here kitty, kitty...

Does your husband come home randomly with presents for you? Mine does. But it's not the presents you're used to. No flowers. No purses. No jewelry. No lingerie. Nothing like that.

Me likey when the hubby brings me back some furs.



Ahhh... What shall I name her?



Hat? Mukluks? Maybe a Noodle Parky?!

Whatever it is, we'll just call her "mine."

9 comments:

Anonymous said...

your going to make someone cry..lol..you know the ones that just dont get it !

lucky woman..looks like awesome mittens?

Sabrina said...

It's going to be a very beautiful, whatever it ends up being. I bet it will be soft too...I keep thinking one day, when our cat dies I want to make a hat out of him...People around here would probably not like that though.

Mom said...

wow, my daughter sent me your blog. I can identify with liking a gift like that (though I've never sewn fur). I can butcher small animals for the family and feel great to be putting meat in the freezer, but my daughters don't get it..
love your sister bond too!
Lee (Della's mom)

Mom said...

wow, my daughter sent me your blog. I've been an Army wife and homesteader all my married life and I can identify with liking a gift like that (though I've never sewn fur). I can butcher small animals for the family and feel great to be putting meat in the freezer, but my daughters don't get it..
love your sister bond too!
Lee Marie

Doin' It Myself said...

That putty-tat will make some sweet @$$ soft something! Nice job to you both. Be sure to post pics of what you do with it!!! :)

bea's blog said...

If you want a kitty why don't you just shoot one? Iron trapping is history and not necessary nowadays; it is pure torture to a mammal. A beautiful animal suffers for trivial items to be made out of its fur...!
Always loved your blog and read it, but this is sort of heartbreaking!
•●✿⊱╮
Beatrice

Finnskimo said...

This is AK, we're way behind the times.

If we could find the Lynx ,we'd shoot them, but for now, we'll trap them.

These photos are the nice ones. :)

P.S. we eat lynx too...they're pretty tasty.

And by the way, if you guys want to outfit me, and my ENTIRE family with winter gear, feel free. I'll have a list to you immediately. Six sets of -60 below snowpants, 6 sets of -60 below jackets, 6 sets of -60 below hats, 6 sets of -60 below gloves and mittens...etc... But, guess what you can't purchase anything like that, so too bad for the animals who live here, they provide for us, what you can't. :) So, we'll continue trapping, skinning, tanning and sewing furs. How do you think we get the parkies, hats, mittens, mukluks, etc?! It sure isn't from man made materials.

Anonymous said...

Thousands of years ago, probably before humans walked across the land bridge, we learned to trap and snare animals. When humans learned to use steel, we made traps and snares out of steel. Foothold traps and snares are still very useful means for capturing wild animals that provide us with food/fur/art.
It is still very much "necessary".
Bea is out of touch with reality.

Twinmommy2boys said...

I totally understand you gotta do what ya gotta do to live. However here in Oklahoma we just don't see these kinds of things, or at least I haven't before and I have to say it kind of broke my heart just a little.