Lemmings are tiny Inuit hamsters. They are tough and winter hardy and that rumor about jumping off a cliff is a bunch of hooey. These are smart little guys.
The Internet has decided that capybaras are terminally chill, meaning they get along with all other animals. During the Year of the Rat, we have covered cats, dogs, and chickens. […]
Capybaras swim. Lots of rodents swim: beavers, muskrats, nutria, even rats. Wild ones swim, of course. They live in or near water. What about captive capybaras, though? Where do they […]
Capybaras do generally like cats, with the exception of Dobby. Kitty Hawk was an aggressive feral tomcat, and not easy to get along with. That’s why he was here, along […]
Capybaras are grazing animals, like deer. In their natural habitat, they eat grass, water plants, grass, a few small shrubs, and more grass. Sometimes they sneak onto farms and steal […]
Rodents are seldom featured in movies, and even then, they are rarely the heroes. Unless it’s a cartoon. Rodent fanciers know how engaging they are, though. Let’s take a look […]
In difficult times a retreat into the past can be a great comfort. My daily routine has not changed much lately. I still have dozens of animals to care for. […]
If you have ever known chickens, you are aware that they are non-judgmental. They are happy to see you, always, even if you don’t bring treats. Dobby never brought his […]
For most people, this is Valentine’s Day. For me, it is Dobby’s birthday, and always will be.
I watched Dobby grow from bunny size to mastiff over ten years. Those of you who visited here (90 visitors in 2018 alone!) understand how enormous these animals are. None […]