Monday, April 19, 2010

Visitors & Update on Ella

Thank you for all the kind wishes & prayers for Ella. She is doing really well. The best news is that she may not have had a stroke after all. The doctors have decided the test is inconclusive! Oh and it gets even better, she is not on a ventilator she is breathing on her own. She is eating really well and the NICU nurse says she is the most active baby on the floor! Please continue to pray for her as she will be in the hospital about 10 more weeks.

On a different note........

Here is one of the visitors I had today. A pigeon? Yep. We don't have pigeons around here. We have lots of Redtail Hawks, Owls, a few Turkey Vultures(yuck) and a very wide assortment of song birds(which I adore). anyway this poor thing was sitting on the deck this morning and look at who was just dying to get outside....


I picked up the poor little thing. She was so scared. She had a band on her leg and the other leg was broken. My girlfriend said it was a homing pigeon? Should I give her a note?
I decided to make her comfortable as she was going nowhere fast. A dish of water, some old bread and birdseed just in case.
Dont ask me why I have birdseed. I have cats! She sat here all day long and when I went to check on herfor the zillionth time, she stretched her wings and flew away.

I was releaved.

Here is my other little visitor.....

I love this little guy. He is shy. We have quite a few "regulars" stopping by to see what they can rummage from the trash cans. I think racoons are just the cutest things ever!

Well, it has been a busy day. Wishing all of you a great week.
I will post the "great cat rescue" in a few days!


The Tattered Cottage said...

So happy to hear the good news regarding Ella. Seeing your little raccoon visitor brought back memories of our little Rocky raccoon. He was a pet that we had raised from a baby (his mother had been killed) until he was about 3 or 4.

Bearly Sane said...

Good news is always welcome ... hope Ella continues to fight back.

Those racoon eyes are just the best!

Warmest Hugs,
Sandi @ Bearly Sane

Paula said...

So happy to hear Baby Ella is progressing, I will keep praying for her! Your visitors are so cute were brave to pick up the pigeon!

*The Beautiful Life* said...

So wonderful to hear about sweet Ella perking up! Good girl!! :)

While 10 weeks is such a long time to wait, it will be a mere drop in the bucket compared to the life they'll all enjoy with each other. But, I know mamma & daddy's arms ache to hold Ella. One day. One day.

Loved the animal antics you pictured! Racoons! Yikes! I'm afraid of them, big time! :)



Simply Stated ~ Rebecca said...

I am so happy to hear Ella is doing so well ~ She sounds like a fighter. Life certanly is amazing. Still sending many many prayers for her and her mother and father.
Your visitors sound like they were very well behaved. :-)
Have a wonderful day ~ Rebecca

Sylvia (at) Lily's Pad and Petals said...

Great news and will continue to pray - you are very brave and so is Ella (LOVE that name).

Rebecca said...

So glad to hear good news about baby Ella. Thank you Lord!
You have quite a managerie going there! We have a lot of coons also and they have been getting into my roof... I don't like that, we have patched and patched but they seem to always find a way! I am beginning not to like them...even tho they are so darn cute!

Elyse said...

look at you! my life at pansy cottage, garden and petting zoo!

last year we had a bunny in our yard. where is he? i miss him. i also love skunks. yep - it's true!

so happy to hear that ella is doing so well.


Lisa said...

So glad to hear baby Ella is doing better. I will keep her in my prayers.
Love all your visitors! The cats look very intent on getting that pigeon!
Hugs, Lisa

Jena Williams, Not So Shabby Interiors said...

Awwww, so glad to hear baby Ella is doing much better! I will keep Ella and her family in my thoughts and prayers!

Vicki said...

Hi, Sharon,
I am so thankful Ella is doing so well. God is an awesome God!! Your sweet teapot is so pretty and just shouts, "springtime!". You have some very interesting "critters" around your home. Have a week full of love and laughter, my friend! Blessings~ Vicki

kay ellen said...

Wonderful to hear baby Ella is doing better~~

Look at your cute visitors~~~the racoon picking out is adorable!

Have a blessed week!!I will contonue to pray:)

Kay Ellen

Miss Gracie's House said...

so happy for your news for your friends...NICU is a scary place...but isn't it just amazing what they can do?