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Countdown to Caplin Day: 10

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Popsicles were Caplin’s favorite treat

Melanie’s Post:

Caplin was born on July 10, 2007, a day that changed the world. At least for me. He died on January 3, 2011, a day that destroyed the world. For me, but also for everyone who had ever met him and even those who never got the chance. Caplin enriched the entire planet. He can ever be forgotten.

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when Gari Was Two

A loveable nose

Melanie’s Post:

I always said that Caplin was dignified and Garibaldi was a clown. The photo above demonstrates that. He was never the staid, thoughtful, discerning capybara that Caplin was, and he never strove for it. Gari, the Capybara Clown.

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If Gari Were Eight

Garibaldi Rous

Melanie’s post:

Today would have been Garibaldi (Gari) Rous’ eighth birthday. It’s a day to take some time to remember him. For those of you who weren’t following the blog then, I hope you will look back to the posts between Jan. 2011 through Feb. 2014, the short time that Gari lived with me.

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Be My Valentine

A Skipper Post:

Dearest Dobby,

I know this card isn’t much, but I want you to know that it represents so much more! The photo is an embodiment of my dreams. You ad me grazing side by side on lush grass surrounded by tasty flowers. Forever together.

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The Big Oh Three

Let’s talk

 

A Skipper Post:

Let’s talk about me, my favorite topic, and especially relevant today because today is my birthday! Yup, I am the big OH THREE. That’s 3 to you but I like to add another digit to make it seem more important. I was going to call it The Big Oh Oh Three, but MelT said that was going too far.

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