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Date Posted: 09:25:02 06/29/07 Fri
Author: S. K. Dixon
Subject: Ooooh, how sweet, Bev!!
In reply to: Beverly 's message, "Iota is also brooding .... set up a nest in ..." on 08:16:01 06/29/07 Fri

More babies>(Iota is also brooding .... set up a nest in ...) the
>bottom section of a 10 pair canvas hanging shoe file
>that hangs in the community closet. I caught her
>tearing at the paper towel that lines the shelves in
>the closet, on Monday (when I change the shelf liners
>...). So, I got a fresh roll of paper towel, and
>started handing her a piece at a time. Iota would
>greedily grab the paper, then bunch it up in the back
>of the shoe file. I also got her a roll of toilet
>tissue, and pulled it apart in sheets, like leaves of
>soft paper. The plain white paper works just as well
>as cotton -- although IMHO, cotton is easier to move,
>to examine pups whilst they're still in the nest.
>
>I may move the shoe file to the bathroom, and hang it
>from the shower curtain bar, to give Iota the same
>privacy that Mina Scule has. I do wish Iota had
>chosen a nest box, as it's easier to check on pups in
>a flip top box. But, she's been using the shoe file
>since I put it in the closet, so she must feel happy
>there.
More babies on the way! And sweet little Pipsqueak--how adorable that she sleeps in your pillow--after she stashes her snack for the day! Hee, Hee! I have kept the girls and boys separate this year; just didn't want to do the "finding homes" thing right now. Agnes will be green with envy--she wants babies so desperately--and I am very surprised that she doesn't have any yet. But, there is always the "August" group and hopefully she will have some then!






>Mina Scule's boy is close to the eye-opening stage.
>Mina's showing some interest in getting out of the
>bathroom. Once the pup's eyes are open, I may move
>Mina and the pup to the bedroom, and hang a nest b>in the room, itself, for her. Mina's been very
>cooperative with this pup. I'm thinking he'll
>socialise easily.
>
>Little Pipsqueak has been sleeping in my 'extra'
>pillow, on the bed. She's so funny, in the morning,
>trying to decide just where she wants to hide another
>hazelnut -- in my ear, perhaps? Nope, won't fit.
>Under my neck works better ... then, it's off to sleep
>for her.
>
>Still no work done on the loft balcony aviary. Might
>just have to wait until it's a bit cooler. Hard to
>work outside, just now. Speaking of work, time to
>feed the horses.
>
>
>>I can't beleive it... My boys have been playing
>>house with 6 females for months.. Since the first of
>>February... They have been together for 9 months. I
>>have no babies. You put your's together just a short
>>time ago and you have a pup.....
>>jjjjjjjeeeeezzzzzzzzz.. Thats no fair. Oh well,
>>what ever will be, will be...

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  • Re: Iota is also brooding .... set up a nest in ... -- Agnes, 14:12:48 06/29/07 Fri
  • Re: Iota is also brooding .... set up a nest in ... -- Connie and Rain, 23:34:31 06/29/07 Fri

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