That noise is coming from a baby lamb named Charlotte. She was taken from her mother only last Saturday, so she’s coming along nicely, being very brave, as long as she can see Uncle Hamish. As she learns the daily routine she gains confidence and becomes much quieter. Read the rest of this entry →
Our senior rescue capybara, PandaBara, is thriving in his new home. Unfortunately, this is winter, and the Texas winters have become challenging. His new caretaker is very experienced and put together a nifty shelter for him. Now that the weather is behaving, so is Panda, and he even allowed some petting and got pouffy!
Stacy’s Funny Farm and The Pipsqueakery are non-profit animal rescue organizations that work with rodents. While we are miles apart in distance, our goals overlap and so we often find ourselves chatting about rescues and capybaras. One day Alex showed me an advertisement that was haunting her. Read the rest of this entry →
Capybaras continue to grow in popularity. The babies are so adorable that almost everyone who sees them wants one. We have seen a few come into rescues, but it was always inevitable that eventually some older capybaras would languish on broker’s websites, unwanted. Where are those potential capybara owners now?