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Madeline Zuluaga: Capybara Artist

A Madeline Zuluaga Capybara

A Melanie’s Post:

A few weeks ago I stumbled upon the most amazing image on twitter, well, Skipper did anyway. It was a capybara watercolor by Madeline Zuluaga. I immediately fell in love with her work. And now I want to share it with you!

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Cat Ion

Introducing Ion!

A Melanie’s Mondays Post:

I accidently got a new cat. That’s three for me. I am now in the suburbs of Crazy Catlady City. I do not plan on moving to a more urban neighborhood. The cat’s name is Ion.

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10 Things I Like/Dislike About Mudskipper

Skipper hhanging her head off the bed

Lazy capybara!

Melanie’s post:

There’s a lot to like about having a pet capybara named Skipper Rous. But there’s a lot to not like, too. I know, she paints a rosy picture of herself, but it’s not all balloons and unicorns. So here are 10 things I like, and 10 things I dislike, about living with Mudskipper Rous.

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The color of milk

A plastic container full of green liquid

My milk

A Melanie’s Post:

In Skipper’s last post she said that I was going to cover why her milk is green. I’ll do that now, but first I want to apologize for taking so long to get this post up. I’d give you a couple of excuses but they would ring hollow since it’s mostly because I am lazy and distracted.

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How Giant Rodents Get Giant

Graph showing the growth rate of a capybara

A Melanie’s Mondays Post:

Have you ever wondered how capybaras get so big? The answer is they grow quickly and consistently. The chart above shows the growth of Mudskipper Rous.

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