Saturday, July 24, 2021

Saturday's Critters # 397

Butterfly season is in full swing and the first caterpillar from this complete season has...

become a butterfly!
All of the butterflies I released prior to now were from last year,
and had been in chrysalis all winter.

I told the hubs to find a pretty flower to release her on,
he did and was able to snap this beautiful image.

Right now I have a total of 27 caterpillars,

some quite large...

and some teeny, tiny.

Yesterday I had a visit from this adorable looking gang.
The 3 kids that live next door and I think the others were their cousins.
They were so excited to bring me 4 more caterpillars.

They are such a sweet bunch, they were here the day before too.
More on that Monday!

Sharing today's images with Eileen at 
for Saturday Critters


  1. Hello, Debbie
    The butterfly on the flower is a lovely photo. It is great to see you have so many caterpillars. The kiddies are cute, they must love to see your caterpillar cages. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Take care, have a happy weekend. PS, thank you for the comment and visit.

  2. Love the butterfly. Have a happy weekend.

  3. I would be fascinated with all those caterpillars! Great picture of the butterfly!! What a sweet group of kids! Love all their smiles!!


  4. The butterfly is incredibly beautiful and so are the caterpillars!

  5. Wonderful to have the neighbor kids in on the butterfly save! Great pics!

  6. Dear Debbie!
    You are the Queen of Butterflies! You have a great collection of caterpillars.
    Actually, this gang is very cute. You have lovely young friends.
    Have a nice weekend for You and Your Husband:)

  7. You are wonderful to help out those butterflies so much!

  8. Hi Sweet Debbie, I have been thinking of you every time I see a butterfly. I am so happy you are still a butterfly girl. Praying for you to be better soon. I love that the children got involved in helping with caterpillar collecting. Blessings, xoxo, Susie

  9. A gorgeous photo your husband captured! How fun for the children to see your love of all things butterflies. How fun that they have been popping into your place to say hi.

  10. What a nice looking bunch of kids!

  11. That is so special that these kids would bring you some more caterpillars .

  12. You know the kids had to visit the butterfly whisperer! Such a great looking bunch!

  13. The butterfly on the flower is a lovely photograph, so too the one of the 'adorable looking gang' - how lovely that they bought you four more caterpillars.

    All the best Jan

  14. Oh wow! How wonderful to take care of these lovelies!

  15. I admire your dedication. The children are adorable.

  16. Gorgeous butterfly! How nice of the kids to visit and bring even more caterpillars. It sounds like your butterfly operation is becoming famous! :-)

  17. How wonderful to have visitors and bringing more caterpillars too. I missed that the first ones you showed were from last year, so these are newbies :)

  18. I think it's so amazing what you're doing to help the butterflies! Beautiful photos! :)

  19. The neighborhood children that came to visit are adorable. I love that they are bringing you Caterpillars. You do raise some beautiful butterflies. You are such a wonderful woman with a compassionate heart and it shows with how you care for nature.
    Blessings and hugs!