Backyard Adventure

 

Start of an adventure

Let’s get something straight right out the outset: this post is about an adventure but I do not like adventures. One thing I don’t like about them is that they always start with me having to wear my harnesses and my leash. Is a torture session an adventure? Not unless you are really warped. So the title of this post is Melly’s idea. I would have titled it, “Poor capybara tormented by owner,” or something like that.

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Garibaldi is Sick: Update 2

 

The sleep of innocence

I’m writing this update myself because I am not so sick anymore. When my teeth were really hurting, I had some trouble controlling Melly’s feeble mind because I could not focus. That meant she wrote the blog posts herself, which was a disaster.

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Mud Therapy

A mud bath is good for the body & spirit

Today I had a bit of a scare. I admit, I do scare easily. Here’s what happened, Melly and Rick trapped me in the house and forced me into my harnesses (you’ll recall that I have to wear TWO, which is twice as lame). I was soooo worried that they were going to take me back to the vet! I do not want to go back there! Not today, not tomorrow, not next week, not never!

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Garibaldi is Sick: A Turn for the Better!

Garibaldi Rous' poop bowl

Owner’s blog:

I don’t think I have ever featured capybara poop as the opening photo of a blog post but this is a momentous occasion and cause for great joy and celebration! After three days, Garibaldi finally pooped! It’s not the explosion of poop that might have been anticipated but it absolutely means his digestive tract is still functioning. What a tremendous relief!

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Garibaldi is Sick: An Update

Gari enjoying the pool

Owner’s blog:

Time for an update on Garibaldi Rous’ medical condition.

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