I’m about to break your hearts…. And then I’ll make it better with a giveaway :) ok, lemme get right to it. If you’re a follower, you’ve been seeing lovely posts about my lil bull calf, Kyland aka Dude. Keep reading, it’s not what you think. On Monday, due to some bad news on top of more bad news, some choices had to be made and some of our cattle had to be sold…. This included Dude’s mom. She would be going to the sale and I didn’t think it even close to fair to separate them AGAIN after he and she are just reuniting. So this meant, I had to say goodbye to my favorite bull calf. *sigh* no matter that I knew this was coming, you can’t have multiple bulls and he’s related to half the herd, he would have been sold later, but he had a higher chance of being eaten later. Yes, he is a breed that is for beef cattle. So Tuesday night, I went to offer him his last bottle. He refused as he has for 2 days, because his mom was finally keeping him full all on her own. I was sad, but still happy as this was as it should be. No I didn’t cry, but it was hard.
So Wednesday morning, on my way to work, I see a truck with a trailer with some cattle in it, traveling next to me. Low and behold, it’s Dude and his mom– and I lost it! I cried like I lost my best friend, and had to stop cuz I couldn’t see to drive. Yes I know I’m nuts. I think the stressful things that had been happening and then seeing him sent me over the edge. I turned into a helpless child for an hour.
Regardless of most people not understanding why I feel so much for animals, I have good news. Not only did I get more money than I expected for him-it’s not about the money, I promise- he and his mom went to a good home where he WILL NOT be eaten. The buyer fell in love with his face! LOL so he bought them both to be part if his farm- like ours :) We do slaughter one calf a year for food, but mostly our cattle are for fun. My grandpa has passed down his love of animals to me, and we enjoy the things that come with having them.
So now, I know some of you kids are as sad as me about this, I wanted to show you the last pics I have of him.
And now that I’ve depressed you. I will show you something awesome to win.
I know most of you know I’m on the Heather Hildenbrand street team. And she is one fine author who is up for some awesome awards this week!! But in her awesomeness she gave me some lovely things and now I’m going to give them to you!
Yes, that’s my cat i’m using as a holder. He wouldn’t leave them alone. I will be giving one of each book mark away. Yep they are SIGNED!!! Love you Heather for giving me these!! I recently gave away my only signed swag of her stuff so I now will keep one for my self, as they are addressed to me being a hotshot :) our street team is called Heather’s Hotshots! The other one is yours to win. So there will be two winners- one for each! Here’s how to win!
1. This is international. If USPS ships to you, then so will I!! It’s not too much since it’s small and weightless like a letter.
2. To enter- just leave me a comment on this post, tell me whatever you wanna say :)
3. You need tell me if you wanna win the Whispers or Dirty Blood or both signed book mark!
I’ll pull a winner in a week or two :) again, sorry about lack of color, as I’m on my iPhone app again lol I’ll figure out how to add color eventually hahaha I have a TON of blog tours and giveaways coming up, so I wanted to just slip this in! Happy reading everyone! And good luck!!