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Dobby(e) Trip: Part 1

Prince Dobalob

Prince Dobalob

I’m starting this post with a cute photo of Prince Dobalob, aka Dobby(e) Winnick. Isn’t he adorable? Well, get over it because the whole rest of this post is not going to be about Dobby at all, it’s going to be about my journey to get to him. The journey starts in Buda, TX, detours through Los Angeles, and ends in Seattle with the famous capybara. This installment is about the LA section of the trip. I’d like to promise that it will be interesting, even though it is not about capybaras, but you will have to judge that for yourselves. Continue reading “Dobby(e) Trip: Part 1” »

Caplin Day 2014

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July 10th is Caplin Day, also known as Capybara Appreciation Day. We celebrate this day in honor of Caplin Rous (2007/02/10 – 2011/01/03) . He would have been seven this year. This year we are also celebrating the life of my beloved Garibaldi Rous (2010/03/11 – 2014/02/16).

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My Big Boy Fur


Baby fur

This is me on the day I came to live with Melly and my Rick. I wasn’t even 10 months old yet. I sure had a big head! And I was scared of everything. But the point of this blog post is my fur. See how nice and red it is? And how short? It is a little longer on my body than on my head, but not by a whole lot. That is baby capybara fur. Continue reading “My Big Boy Fur” »

Caplin Day 2013

Me and Caplin Rous

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Today is Caplin Day. On this day, July 10th, in 2007 Caplin Rous was born in Nacogdoches, Texas. I didn’t know it, but the birth of that tiny capybara would change my life. He changed other people’s lives too, teaching people around the world about the intelligent and affectionate nature of capybaras. When I lost him on January 4th, 2011, I lost a huge part of myself. Continue reading “Caplin Day 2013” »

5 Days Until Caplin Day 2013

Caplin Rous could really rock the ears

It is only five days until Caplin Day 2013 so there is no better time to revel in the cuteness that was Caplin Rous. Of course Caplin was cute all the time, but he was especially cute when he was wearing a costume. That is why we are celebrating Caplin Day with a Costume Contest this year. I hope these photos of Caplin dressed as an Easter Bunny will inspire more people to enter the contest and will help to keep Caplin Rous, the World’s Most Famous Capybara, alive in our hearts and minds. Continue reading “5 Days Until Caplin Day 2013” »