Category: Keepers Mascot

Keepers Mascot: Chief and Hydrant

Mascot #115 is Chief, who lives with mascot #116, Hydrant.  Thank you, Judy,  for sharing their story: “Chief is a rescue I acquired from the Dalmatian Rescue of Southwest Virginia in September 2015. I retired in July and felt I could handle another pet. Chief is very loving and loves to play. He also enjoys …

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Keepers Mascot: Poppy

Mascot #114 is Poppy, who lives with mascot #113, Augie.  Thank you Jeff for sharing her story: “Our first glimpse of little Poppy was her as a kitten running out of a room chasing a crinkle ball. She is a Siamese and very loving and playful. At first our older cat Miss Marple had to …

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Keepers Mascot: Augie

Mascot #113 is Augie, who lives with mascot #114, Poppy.  Thank you Jeff for sharing his story: “At 8 weeks old, we picked up tiny Augie from his birth parents and brought him directly to a lighthouse – Point No Point. His very first life experience was running on the beautiful beach, in the park …

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Keepers Mascot: Granby, Nadia, and Meyja

Mascots 107, 108, and 109 are Granby, Nadia, and Meyja, respectively. Owner Courtney provided this info: “Granby is our first long-haired cat with gray and white hair. We adopted him when he was 9 years old because someone brought him into our veterinarian’s office for a checkup and they never returned for him. Thankfully he …

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Keepers Mascot: Lil’ Bit

Mascot #112 is Lil’ Bit, who lives with mascot #111, Jingle Belle, as well as humans Jennifer and Cyndi.  This is her story: My name is Lil’Bit and I’m going on 18 years old. My original owner was an elderly woman who decided that I was just too much for her to handle. She took …

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Keepers Mascot: Jingle Belle

Mascot #111 is Jingle Belle, who lives with mascot #112, Lil’ Bit, as well as humans Jennifer and Cyndi.  This is her story: My name is Jingle Belle and I’m a twelve-year-old Havanese. I was born in Budapest, Hungary and was brought to the United States when I was 3 months old. I was living …

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Keepers Mascot: Snowflake and Cookie

Mascots 105, Snowflake,  and 106, Cookie, were born in a barn.  When they were old enough to leave their mom they were adopted by a nice family in Annapolis. But that family unfortunately had an emergency and found they could not keep the young kittens. So the 5-month-olds came to live with Irva and her …

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Keepers Mascot: Fenwick

Lauren and Paula tell us about Fenwick, mascot # 103: For those that know us, we have a special place in our hearts for hamsters. They bring us so much joy and happiness. On May 15, 2016, we went to two pet stores to find a hamster and finally in the second store we saw a …

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Keepers Mascot: Petal

Mascot #104, Petal, lives with “The Bunny Lady” (aka Barbara) who tells us: We have been blessed with four bunnies in our 51years of married life. Hubby Lawrence knows his place in the “pecking” order when he says “rabbit rules”! Currently ruling our house is Petal, a Lionhead, rescue bunny who had been abandoned, then dropped, necessitating …

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Keepers Mascot: Luther

Mascot #96, Luther, is a handsome, black pug. He looks after his sisters, Lexie (mascot # 95) and Rosie. He loves to go to the ocean, and runs in the waves even in the winter. Another absolute favorite thing to do is to go to the dog park and visit with all the other dogs. Luther brings …

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Keepers Mascot: Lexie

Mascot #95, Lexie, is a delightful, brown pug according to member Maryann. When she was 6 years old, she was diagnosed with diabetes and lost her vision. Later in the year, she became a registered therapy dog with the Alliance of Therapy Dogs. Even though TOTALLY blind, she brings joy to children, senior citizens, and hospital …

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Keepers Mascot: Bambi and Gidgett

We are shining the spotlight on Mascot #93 Bambi and Mascot #94 Gidgett  loved by Linda.  Bambi and Gidgett are Chihuahuas that live out in the country on a tree farm in Elverson, Pennsylvania.    Bambi  is 10  years old and Gidgett is 5 years old and they weigh 5 pounds each, which makes it easy …

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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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