Maple WoMER

Me and Maple sharing dinner

I know I might have complained a few times about having to share with Maple Bunny (okay, maybe more than just a few times), but I take it all back now. Poor little Maple is very sick.

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The Chicken or the Egg?

Me with my chicken co-pets

I hear that there is some controversy among humans about which came first, the chicken or the egg. Well, I can settle that right now. The chickens came first. I have had these chicken co-pets for five months now and for the first four months there were no eggs. Continue reading “The Chicken or the Egg?” »

Jack and Jill and Garibaldi

Is this my good side?

Guess what? I was recently in a magazine for kids called Jack and Jill! Melly wrote the article and it is all about what it is like to live with me, your typical house-capybara. Melly makes it sound like I am really demanding as a pet, which, of course, I am. But did she have to tell the whole world? Still, it’s a big step for me as Capybara Ambassador (in training)! Please read the article and let me know what you think. It is called A Day in the Life of Garibaldi Rous.

Sleep, Capybara! Sleep!

 

Sleepy 'bara

This is the earliest known photo of me sleeping, right after I came to live with Melly and Rick. I am 11 months old in this photo and adapting well to my new home. But why, you may ask, do I have a tape measure around my neck? That is something Rick dreamed up to get me used to being harnessed. I ate it a few days later.

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Opening Doors

The door to my Rick's room

I hate doors. Not just specific doors, although there are specific doors that I hate. For instance, I hate the door to my Rick’s room. That is a door I especially hate. But I hate the whole idea of doors. The bad thing about doors is that they can close. And when doors close, that is to keep me from going someplace that I want to go. For instance, in the above photo, I want to go into my Rick’s room. I’m not sure he is in there but if he is, I want to be in there too! And that door keeps me from even knowing!

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