Category: Keepers Mascot

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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Keepers Mascot: Koda

We spotlight mascot # 39 – Koda. Owner Jeff provides this bio: Koda was my daughter’s dog living with us. My daughter has since moved out, but we still see Koda regularly and he is still our “grand doggy”. Koda is our handsome 5 year old Red Pomeranian who is our spoiled “baby”. He is …

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Keepers Mascot: Missy

We spotlight mascot # 36 – Missy, a Chihuahua, is now about eight years old. Owner Helen reports: “I got her from a Chihuahua rescue group on March 19, 2010. The group guessed her age at two to four years at that time. She is extremely shy and afraid of people and water – not …

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Keepers Mascot: Tucker

We spotlight mascot # 35 – Tucker, a Welsh Corgi owned by Greg and Lynne. Greg provided the following bio on Tucker: Tucker was born in December and we adopted him 6 years ago when we was 2 years old. His previous owner was sick and could no longer care for him so we intercepted …

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Keepers Mascot: Mr. Higgins

Mr. Higgins Mascot #31

We spotlight Mascot #31 – “Mr.Higgins” a fun-loving cat owned by Chapter member Mike D. Mike provided the following bio on Mr. Higgins. Mr. Higgins is a 13 year old gray and white tuxedo cat with “attitude” even by cat standards. His name is Higgins, but he prefers Mr. Higgins if he doesn’t know you …

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Keepers Mascot: Betsie

Betsie Harshman Keeper's Mascot #28

Several beloved pets have unfortunately “crossed the bar”, including #23 – Daisy Mae, #25 – Taffy and #26 – Zack. Pet #24 – Abbie passed away in November, 2010. All pets leave behind wonderful memories and will be greatly missed by their owners, families and friends. Shortly after Abbie “crossed the bar”, member Karen adopted …

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Keepers Mascot: Kadi, Max, and Chessie Lee

Max photo courtesy of Trez Moreland and Carolyn Dodson.

Members Carolyn and Trez provided the following thoughtful bios on their three beloved mascots – Kadi, Max and Chessie Lee, Mascots 19 through 21. Kadi is our 7 year old dog, a female black Spitz mix. After a stay at the Prince Georges County Maryland Animal Shelter the Calvert County Humane Society acquired her when …

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Keepers Mascot: Penny

Penny Smith courtesy of Joyce Smith.

Joyce provided the following heart-warming bio on Mascot # 18 – Penny. In March 2005, I had been looking for a kitten or two to adopt. While waiting for a bus, I found a “Lucky Penny”. That night when I returned home, there was an ad in the paper for kittens. After calling and arriving …

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Keepers Mascot: Maddie

Maddie Lee photo courtesy of Jessica Lee.

Mascot # 17 is Maddie, a cat adopted by Jessica. Jessica provided the following uplifting biography of Maddie. Maddie is a beautiful 4 year old long dark brown hair cat. She came to me when she was 2 at a time in my life in which I was in a dark place and I was …

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Keepers Mascot: Sir Colin Coopersmith

Sir Colin Coopersmith photo courtesy of Al and Betty Smith.

In this Keeper’s Mascot Corner, we spotlight Mascot # 16 – “Sir Colin Coopersmith” a Pembrooke Corgi adopted by Betty and Membership Chair Al. Betty & Al provided the following bio on the very sociable and independent Sir Colin. Our Corgi, Sir Colin Coopersmith came into our lives when our daughter, Cathy, brought him home …

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Keepers Mascot: Buddy Blue Thunder

Buddy Shaffer photo courtesy of Dave Shaffer.

Mascot # 15 is “Buddy Blue Thunder” a six year-old Weimaraner owned by Dave and his wife. Dave provided the following bio on the friendly and outgoing Buddy. My wife purchased him as a puppy and I have been enjoying him since my wife and I started dating. Buddy is the ultimate social animal. His …

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Keepers Mascot: Petunia

In this Keeper’s Mascot Corner, we spotlight Mascot # 14 – “Petunia” a calico cat adopted by members Robert and Stevik. Robert provided the following thoughtful and appropriate biography on “Petunia”. She came to us about 13 years ago while recuperating in the veterinary infirmary. Petunia recovered from her malady quickly, and soon was happily …

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Keepers Mascot: Maddie

Maddie Risinger. Photo courtesy John and Jean Risinger.

We spotlight Mascot #13 – “Madeline” – a poodle owned by John & Jean. John provided the following funny bio on Maddie – a very devoted pet. Madeline – her friends call her “Maddie” and her toys call her “Tiger”. At eleven pounds, Maddie is just a little over a hand full, but she is …

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Keepers Mascot: Charlie

Charlie Morgan. Photo courtesy of Jane Morgan.

Mascot #10 – “Charlene Grace Neely- Morgan” – is a nearly 10-year old mixed female cocker spaniel/golden retriever owned by Jane. Jane provided the following funny and touching bio on Charlie. Charlie came to my family as a puppy in February 2002, shortly after my father died and my niece named her so she could …

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Keepers Mascot: JubJub and Oliver

JubJub and Oliver. Photo courtesy of Maria Alvarez-Lundie.

In the Keeper’s Circle this time, we spotlight two pets of Chapter Communications Officer Maria and her husband, Carl – Mascot number 7 – our first reptile member, a turtle – JubJub – and number 8 – a feline – Oliver. Maria provided the following biography on both family pets. JubJub was named by daughter …

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Keepers Mascot: Pal

Pal Witucki, mascot # 6. Photo by Barbara Witucki.

Mascot number 6 – “Pal” – is a seven-year-old mini lop breed rabbit, pet of members Barbara & Larry. It was most appropriate and strictly coincidental that we honor signup #6 at this time (Spring 2011). The Chinese New Year – “The Year of the Rabbit” began on February 3 and we have just concluded …

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Keepers Mascot: Sabby and Toffee

Sabby (left) & Toffee Buckler. Photo by Melissa (Buckler) Smith.

Newsletter editors Paula & Lauren, “parents” of our third signup, hamster Gustave, mentioned in the Summer and Fall 2010 newsletters, have graciously allowed me to salute keeper mascot numbers four & five – felines Sabby and Toffee in this quarter’s “Circle of Honor”. According to member Melissa, Sabby, a dark gray tabby, adopted her in …

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Keepers Mascot: Molly Zupolly

Spotlighted in the member “circle” is our second sign-up, Little Molly Zupolly, the beloved bichon frise of Karen and Dave. Little Molly is 13 years young and became a member of the family in 1997. According to Karen & Dave, Little Molly is free-spirited, loves children, walks, car rides and has a special fondness for …

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Keepers Mascot: Jeffrey

Jeffrey Liebrecht courtesy of Lauren and Paula Liebrecht.

Meet Jeffrey, a.k.a. Jeffrey’s Hook, our first Keeper’s Mascot member. Jeffrey resides with Paula and Lauren; lighthouses and hamsters mean a lot to both of them. And because of their love of lighthouses, their hamsters are usually named after them; i.e., Rockland, Pemaquid, Ponce, Jupiter, etc. Jeffrey became a member of the family on May …

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