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Just a bit about how I started in cats and my thinking on breeding and raising animals.
 
I have been involved in animals since....before I can remember!  My mother showed and trained field dogs and I was in the ring by the time I was 7 years of age.  At age 13 we moved to a more rural area and bought a few horses.  Those few turned into a horse farm were we trained, bred and showed Morgan horses.  My parents still own this farm and are back down to just "a few".
 
Fast forward a few years.

I married and moved to Big Rapids, MI.  Here I became involved in fostering animals for a local rescue.  Eventually I opened my own rescue on a small scale and ended up rescuing and adopting out several hundred animals of all kinds. 
 
I fell in love with the German Shepherd breed after rescuing one from the pound that had heartworms and was nearly starved to death.  He's still here!  I started out in the sport of Schutzhund and bought several import dogs.  Unfortunately space and time were limited and I am back down to just a "few" (3) German Shepherds. 
 
My love of developing a quality animal for the public and for other breeders did not diminish.  I love to watch puppies and kittens grow into strong and beautiful adults who are a joy to their owners.  Hence I am now involved in Bengals.  I could not find another breed of cat that brought me as much joy as the Bengal cat can.  They are playful, dog-like and full of the love of life!  When I am ready to just cuddle, so are they. 
 
Welcome to the wild, wild world of the Bengal.  I'm sure you'll love to stay!
 
 

I am by no means a cat expert and I am learning on a daily basis.  I've met some very helpful breeders on my search for foundation cats and I appreciate all the advice and encouragement  I've gotten so far on this exciting journey! 
 
 

Me training one of the dogs at our Schutzhund club
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Yep they live with cats no problem!  I get asked constantly how my German Shepherds like their cats for dinner.  It's all in the training and a deep respect for what's MINE.

My male going after the "bad" guy
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Taking a little nap after training
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And one of the Morgan fillies
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