Review: Pet Care in 2020

Beautiful pictures – Thank you, Debra! ๐Ÿ™‚

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It took some creativity to care for the pets and backyard birds during the pandemic shutdown. I was going through some photos the other day and it all came flooding back.

How were we going to feed Darwin?

In early March he was just beginning to awaken from the quasi-hibernation he experiences from late fall through the winter months. We use Timothy Hay in his bedding, but he also requires daily access to a reasonably fresh supply for his daily diet.

We arenโ€™t talking small bags you might find at the pet store for a hamster cage. This 14-year old Sulcata is so large we can no longer pick him up to move him. He must be between 50-60 pounds by now, and he grazes on grasses all day long.

For most of last year we couldnโ€™t access his typical supply source, a hay bale purchased at a feed storeโ€ฆ

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3 thoughts on “Review: Pet Care in 2020

  1. What beautiful photos! ๐Ÿ™‚
    And such an important reminder of birds and animals needing our love and care. ๐Ÿ™‚ They bring us so much joy…it is an honor to help them when we can.
    (((HUGS))) โค

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