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Countdown to Caplin Day: 9

Celebrating the 4th

Melanie’s Post:

It is now 9 days until Caplin Day, July 10th. Time to make preparations for your celebrations. There are many ways to celebrate Caplin Day, aka Capybara Appreciation Day, but none of them is fireworks. Fireworks are more likely to scare a capybara than to make them feel loved and appreciated. This is also true on July 4th, US Independence Day. Remember to keep your capybaras and other animals safe. Don’t let your capybara, dog, cat, horse, lemur, or whatever other animal you have, sneak out on its own!

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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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Oh, no! Snow!

Night terrors

A Skipper ROUS post:

I suppose most of my readers know Dobby Winnick. He is my BFF. But I’ve always thought he was “untruthful.” You know what I mean. One of the things I doubted was this thing he called snow. He said snow is flaked water that falls from the sky. Ridiculous. But then things are different on Washington Planet.

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I Can Explain Everything Too

Interesting reading!

A Skipper Rous Post:

I just finished reading the new best seller, I Can Explain Everything: Confessions of a Pet Capybara, by Dobby Winnick. To say this book is interesting is to say the moon is made out of green cheese! I mean, duh! I may be a little prejudiced because, well, you know, Dobby is so cute he almost makes me faint. But even so, I can tell you this is the best book ever written by a capybara! I mean THE BEST!

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