Category: Keepers Mascot

Keepers Mascot: Hobie and Nessie

Steve’s neighbor heard the kittens in May 2014 alone in a field near a relative’s house in Pennsylvania, apparently the sole survivors of their litter. They were brought back to Arlington, Virginia and through the local network came to live with Steve and his family. The kittens were estimated to be six weeks old. At …

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Keepers Mascot: Roscoe

Roscoe is mascot #91. He lives with Rebekah and Travis. Roscoe is a rambunctious two year old Rottweiler mix who was given as a surprise anniversary present to Rebekah. At 10 weeks old he was found and rescued on a pet rescue site from a woman with a young baby that could no longer care for …

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Keepers Mascot: Miss Marple

Mascot 80, Miss Marple, was a stray who adopted Jeff and Melissa. As Jeff tells the story: A few years ago, during one of our moves, we loaded our belongings into a beautiful house on Hood Canal, close to the Point No Point Light Station and headquarters of the U.S. Lighthouse Society. The unobstructed, west …

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Keepers Mascot: Frenchy, Mimi, and Pumpkin

Mascots 76, 77, and 78 are Frenchy, Mimi, and Pumpkin, respectively. Owner Mary Lou provided this info: I had three cats before these who lived to be 18 and 19 years old and when the last one died on Memorial Day 2010 I vowed not to get another, but, by the end of the week I …

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Keepers Mascot: Sadie Hawkins

Mascot 75, Sadie Hawkins lives with mascot # 58 (Sophia), and their humans, Elinor and Jon. Elinor reports: Sadie Hawkins is a 3-year-old rescue kitty we adopted from the Animal Shelter in Silverdale, Washington. She was five months old when she came to live with us. Our older cat, Sophie, didn’t care much for Sadie at …

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Keepers Mascot: Bandit and Kaci

Mascots 73 & 74, Bandit and Kaci, reside with Anita. Bandit came to me from a neighbor’s house when he was just a kitten. The kids there named him Oreo because he is a black and white tuxedo cat, but I renamed him after a couple of weeks. He joined Muffin, an older cat I had …

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Keepers Mascot: Wally

Mascot 69, Wally was enrolled by Christine. We should emphasize that Wally is NOT a pet, he lives in his native habitat, and is loved and respected FROM AFAR.  Christine tells us: Wally, is about 5 feet long, and is the first and only registered alligator to become a “Keeper’s Mascot”. He is the resident gator …

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Keepers Mascot: Bud

Mascot 68, Bud, lives with Christine who shared this info: I rescued/adopted Bud in Atlanta at 6 weeks old as a companion for my 100 lb. yellow lab. Bud was identical to the very first kitten my dad brought home when I was 5 years old so, when I saw Bud, I knew he was the …

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Keepers Mascot: Deimos and Phobos

Deimos and Phobos (mascots # 70 & 71) belong to Matt.  Deimos and Phobos are named after the moons of Mars and they are brothers. Matt adopted these two cute kittens in 2007 and they have provided a lot of unconditional love ever since. Phobos is the smarter of the two, and Deimos is akin …

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Keepers Mascot: Edna Sprit

Mascot # 67 is Edna Sprit of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. Jennifer supplied Edna’s history: On a very cold day in November 2013, a tiny kitten was found at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) by the ladies from our gift store when they were opening the museum buildings. I was teaching a women’s …

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Keepers Mascot: Rosie

Mascot # 66 is Rosie. Bill tells us: We found 15-year-old Rosie on the internet, listed with a regional animal rescue mission. Rosie was severely abused as evidenced by her battle scars. A “BB” was lodged in her head and she had a scar around her neck from being chained for her first two years. Rosie …

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Keepers Mascot: Spartacus

Mascot # 61 is Spartacus, who lives with mascots Puck and Stormcloud (48 and 49 respectively), as well as humans Karl, Cory, Claudia, and Val. Cory reports: Spartacus, is a full American Staffordshire Terrier, and he will be three in May. We got Spartacus from K-9 rescue when he was nine weeks old. It took me two …

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Keepers Mascot: Stormy

Mascot # 60 is Stormy, canine companion to Pam and Mike. Stormy is a black lab and a real credit to her breed. Eight years ago we rescued Stormy from a shelter in Wilmington, North Carolina when we attended a PetSmart adoption event. We did not pick Stormy, she picked us by leaping from her puppy …

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Keepers Mascot: Misha

Misha is mascot # 59, owner Dan provided this info: Misha is a Keeshond, a good companion dog, which I discovered online while looking at pictures of puppies. Misha, was with a breeder in Texas and when her picture popped up, my heart was taken. This furry, love bug is extremely friendly, never met a person …

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Keepers Mascot: Sophia

Hi, my name is Sophia (mascot # 58), which is Greek for “the wise one”. As you can see from my picture, I am a very cute and adorable kitty with a lot of purr-sonality. My Humane Society adoption papers say I’m a Tabby Tortie cat, which means that my day markings resemble the day …

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Keepers Mascot: Shadow

Mascot # 57 is Shadow, a yellow lab who drifted into Caroline’s heart and home about four years ago. Caroline tells us: Shadow was rescued from the SPCA, although she actually rescued me because she is my true companion. Her name is fitting because she is always close to me just like my shadow. Unfortunately, Shadow …

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Keepers Mascot: Winslow

Mascot # 56, Winslow, lives with Lauren and Paula. They provided this bio: In early January 2013, we went to a local pet store to get a hamster. We saw a couple, but there was something special about this cute little brown haired hamster. It was almost like he was telling us to take him …

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Keepers Mascot: Miss Rochester

Betty and Ron have this to say about mascot # 55, Miss Rochester: Miss Rochester is an eight year neighborhood rescue cat who was abandoned at birth by her mother. At age four, she began coming to our yard for periodic visits and Ron rewarded her with tuna. In time, Miss Rochester became our indoor/outdoor cat. …

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Keepers Mascot: Lacey

Mascot # 54,  Lacey, lives with Veda and mascot 51, Lil Girl. According to Veda: Lacey is a white and grey tabby cat. Lacey was a stray that strolled into my heart up at a favorite quilt shop at 6 months old. She is now almost three and a very spoiled pet. Lacey loves to sit in …

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Keepers Mascot: Princess

Mascot # 53,  Princess, lives with Ed and Val. Ed tells us: About four years ago, Val and I were in PetSmart buying pet supplies for our other animals, and as usual, Val goes past all the cats available. As she walked by, one cat came to the front of the glass case and rubbed against …

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Keepers Mascot: Sara

Mascot # 52,  Sara, lives with Susan and Ken. Sara is a German Shepherd saved by a rescue organization in Virginia from a situation where she had been severely neglected. The neglect got to the point where she had lost much of her fur and was very thin. After several months of medical care, Sara …

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Keepers Mascot: Lil Girl

Lil Girl (mascot # 51) is a very friendly cat adopted by member Veda. Veda provided the following “bio” on Lil Girl:  I adopted her when she was 6 from the local Humane Society. They listed her as a couch potato in the local paper and she is that.  She loves anyone who comes in …

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Keepers Mascot: Stormcloud

Mascot # 49 – Stormcloud, like Puck (#48) also lives with Karl, Cory, Claudia, and Val. Stormcloud A.K.A. “Storm” is an 11-year-old calico-domestic shorthair cat. Her hobbies include eating, sitting up high and shadow-boxing. Storm would be good on a lighthouse because she likes high places and overseeing others’ activity. She was named Stormcloud because her …

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Keepers Mascot: Puck

We spotlight mascot # 48 – Puck, who lives with Karl, Cory, Claudia, and Val. According to Claudia, Puck is a 10-year-old white and orange flame-tipped Siamese-tabby mix. His hobbies include sun basking, sleeping and playing with the dog. He loves to drink from the faucet. Puck would be good on a lighthouse because he would stay …

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Keepers Mascot: Cookie

We spotlight mascot # 37 – Cookie, Lynn’s nautically-inclined canine. Lynn tells us that: Cookie loves to sleep with a bright sunlight on the deck during the summer months.  She has been on several lighthouse challenges with us.  She went to the New Jersey challenge last year.  Cookie loves to go down to Ocean City and …

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Keepers Mascot: Yuengling

We spotlight mascot # 30 – Yuengling. Jerry and Donna tell us about Yuengling and the origins of this unusual name. Yuengling, a Lhasa Apso and poodle mix, is the third member of the family.  He celebrated his ninth birthday by eating a few small pieces of filet mignon along with his regular dry dog food.  …

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Keepers Mascot: Seraphina

We spotlight mascot # 47 – Seraphina. Larry provided us with this bio of his furry friend: Serephina is a 7 year old Bichon Frise mixed with a poodle as well as the most adorable little white Afro-ed dog in the world. She loves to run and hop like a bunny in the Colorado snow and could give …

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Keepers Mascot: Dozer

We spotlight mascot # 46 – Dozer a furry black and white cat. Member Jim served as a U.S. Coast Guard radioman for ten years and has been very active in the Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society for the past ten years. Jim provided the following on Dozer: Dozer is a nineteen year old Tuxedo cat. He’s all …

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Keepers Mascot: Scout

We spotlight mascot # 45 – Scout a mixed Golden Retriever/Beagle. Owner Robert provides this bio: Scout was brought into my family in 1998 as a companion dog for my late wife, Robyn. He was dubbed a “retreagle” by Robyn. After Robyn passed away in 2003, I decided to keep Scout as my pal. He is now …

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Keepers Mascot: Oscar

We spotlight mascot # 40 – Oscar a miniature long-haired dachshund. Owner Steve provides this bio: Oscar is a dapple-colored, miniature long-haired dachshund and is the dog of Maggie & Steve (40+3 patch holders from May 2013.) Our daughter, Lisa, picked him out at the pet store and we brought him home on November 1, 2008. Oscar …

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