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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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A Tasty Plastic Treat

An adult capybara and two cats eating treats off the floor

Treat time!

Skippers Post:

Did you know I have cats? I do! Two of them. Most of you have met Driftwood. He is white and black and fluffy. Mamba is black and little and slinky. The cats get a special food called “cat food.” It comes in two flavors, wet and dry. I like them both even though MelT tells me I am not a cat, and besides which, I am an herbivore. Whatever.

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Day into Night Part 2

Capybara playing with a stick in her mouth

Skipper playing with a stick

A Melanie’s Mondays post:

It turns out that my posts are never on Mondays. Such is life. This post is about my trip to see the Great American Eclipse of August 21, 2017, but I thought I’d start it out with a cute photo of Skipper to trick you into reading it.

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Food

Grazin' the grass is a gas

Grazin’ the grass is a gas

There’s something you should know about capybaras; we like three things. Those three things are: eating, sleeping, and swimming. I put them in the order of how much I like them, not how much time I spend doing them. Sleeping is my most time consuming activity, or lack thereof.

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My Superpower (is Jumping)

I started jumping early on.

I started jumping early on.

March 10th would have been Garibaldi Rous’ seventh birthday. MelT misses him like crazy. She talks about him all the time, mainly in the context of how he loved to roll in the pool. Everyone who knows Gari knows that his superpower was rolling. You can read his blog about it.

My superpower is jumping!

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