QuikPic: unprepared

We were VERY unprepared for the torrential rain that dumped on us right before we went in to mow the bear yard this morning. Katy and Aaron attempted to improvise. (The rain literally stopped as we finished our work).Read more

Daily Meds for Pups

We confirmed at our last Pup check that the pups have Coccidia. It’s a parasite that we found after looking at feces under a microscope (we do what’s called a Fecal Float). The current de-wormer that the pups get every couple weeks does not treat Coccidia. So… we’ve got 10-21 days of daily medicine just for the pups (the parents’ fecal was negative and not surprising since they have likely built up resistance over time).      Read more

QuikPic: Three Katyies

I’m sitting in my office taking on a rest on this snow day– I’ll have to post about today another day when I have more energy and time. In the meantime, I came across the photo below and it made me smile, just as I did when I took the picture. We’ve got a lot of people named Katee ( I have a friend who spells her name that way) at the Museum. The three I spend the most timeRead more

Filou gets his physical.

Dr. Vanderford  was nothing but smiles checking Filou out for his physical.   While his physical went great- the only issue being the need to take off some weight- he has aged quite a bit since then. Opossum’s tend to only live 2-3 years, and Filou is slowing down and showing some issues in the past month or more.  Read more