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Old 07-25-2011, 07:40 PM   #401
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No, I've resisted feeding her.
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Old 07-25-2011, 07:58 PM   #402
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You've given her some comfort and that's a kind thing Al. Many animals never know that.
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Old 07-25-2011, 08:30 PM   #403
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T-al--Feed her and give her a name! She is beautiful!
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Horses live a long time in Hawaii, but of course they do die. My wife's horse that she had for 21 years was put down a few hours ago. He was 34 years old. CB (his name) had a bowel impaction of some sort -- nothing else to do. I'm sorry that I don't have any digitized photos of him.
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She's working her way into your heart. Smart little girl cat. She is beautiful by the way. Have you given her food yet?
She DID work her way into my heart! So beware Al!
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We've been enjoying the birds visiting our feeder in the garden and 3 weeks ago I noticed animal poop on the lawn when I went out to mow. At first I assumed cat, but we only ever see 1 cat in the area and it didn't look like cat poo. (We had cats for 15 years).

Then the mystery was solved, when we saw little Harry eating the dropped seed and nuts under the bird feeder. We often see him now, usually in the evenings, so he has obviously moved in, and lives under the many shrubs around the borders. Each morning he leaves me little "gifts" to pick up from the lawn but I don't mind at all.
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We've been enjoying the birds visiting our feeder in the garden and 3 weeks ago I noticed animal poop on the lawn when I went out to mow. At first I assumed cat, but we only ever see 1 cat in the area and it didn't look like cat poo. (We had cats for 15 years).

Then the mystery was solved, when we saw little Harry eating the dropped seed and nuts under the bird feeder. We often see him now, usually in the evenings, so he has obviously moved in, and lives under the many shrubs around the borders. Each morning he leaves me little "gifts" to pick up from the lawn but I don't mind at all.
What exactly is "Harry", Alan?
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What exactly is "Harry", Alan?
Sorry, he is a hedgehog, a bit like a hedge fund but much more spiky
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Sorry, he is a hedgehog, a bit like a hedge fund but much more spiky
Kinda cute! We don't have those here.
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I'll go with cute hedgehogs, not edible one! Yikes!
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I'm sorry to hear about CB Greg. A horse is my favorite animal...bar none.
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I'll go with cute hedgehogs, not edible one! Yikes!
He was out and about again this evening and was doing a lot of scratching, first using his back legs, then using his front. I think hedgehogs are born with fleas.
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Horses live a long time in Hawaii, but of course they do die. My wife's horse that she had for 21 years was put down a few hours ago. He was 34 years old. CB (his name) had a bowel impaction of some sort -- nothing else to do. I'm sorry that I don't have any digitized photos of him.
I'm sorry to hear about this, too. We had a pony that lived just about as long. You definitely get attached.
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And they come with their own toothpicks.
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Old 08-02-2011, 04:03 PM   #416
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Reminds me of a story. We were on a ski trip with another couple and their daughter Meghan. Jenny and the daughter were about seven. At breakfast the second day, I had been explaining to Jenny and Meghan how humans were animals too.

Meghan goes to her dad, who's reading a paper and says:

"Daddy, Mr. TromboneAl says I'm an animal. I'm not an animal, am I Daddy?"

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"No, Meghan, of course you're not an animal."
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Reminds me of a story. We were on a ski trip with another couple and their daughter Meghan. Jenny and the daughter were about seven. At breakfast the second day, I had been explaining to Jenny and Meghan how humans were animals too.

Meghan goes to her dad, who's reading a paper and says:

"Daddy, Mr. TromboneAl says I'm an animal. I'm not an animal, am I Daddy?"

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"No, Meghan, of course you're not an animal."
Meghan's dad needs to go back to Biology class. Reminds me of the medical student who compared babies with humans.....
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