Category Archives: Pets

Tiny Shower Companions

Never budged as I showered. I am not sure yet of its species… And a Green Tree Frog too. Shower with a friend!

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Stuff and Sally

Someone burgled my place in Billiluna about a month ago. I was on leave at the time. .  I headed down there as soon as the road was reopened. This is the fifth burglary I have endured but the first in Australia.  And what a … Continue reading

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Update: October.

I can’t believe how long it has been since I wrote the last post.  Two full months.  One of the problems with depression is that when it gets you down, you just want to hide away.    I make myself go … Continue reading

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Food for Emu Chicks

My little emu chicks have already visibly grown. If I could find my kitchen scales, I’d weigh them. They are eating really well and today they ran around the yard very energetically. They are much more steady on their feet. They … Continue reading

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Emulating Dad

I now have two emu chicks. It seems that more than one were captured when their parent was killed.  Whoever got this second one decided not to keep it so it was brought to me.  I was quite glad to get … Continue reading

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A New Responsibility

Today I received a visit from one of the community families.  They have a baby emu, whose mother (CORRECTION: it seems that emu chicks are hatched and raised by the father.  After laying her eggs the mother has no further responsibility) so, whose parent is … Continue reading

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Taistealaí at Kurrurungku

The troopy developed a few brake glitches.   I will not jeopardise the safety of my kids so when the Rangers visited the community I asked them to accompany me in convoy on their return trip so I could take her … Continue reading

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