Saturday, August 02, 2014

Look who's home!

Redford!



He still despises me. It probably doesn't help that I had his man-bits lopped off. He is now neutered, vaccinated, dewormed, de-flea-ed and microchipped. I let him loose in the upper barn when we got home yesterday. He polished off a big bowl of raw food. I was happy to see him streak through the barn again at bedtime. I'm still hoping he'll warm up to us as time goes by. 

And the piglets are increasing in girth!


Dahlia and Gertie


Gertie

Who knew I could love pigs so much? I especially like it when they quietly come up behind me in the barn and snuffle at my ankles. They really are the sweetest, most intelligent creatures.

17 comments:

  1. yay redford looks like he has found the purrfect home

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  2. I'm sure with time he'll settle in and want some attention. He is a ginger boy, after-all. The pigs have really changed in looks. I'm so happy they have such a fine home.

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  3. I think he'll forgive you in time, especially when you keep leaving heaping bowls of food.
    (So he's not the mom after all. . . )

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  4. Let those man-hormones simmer out of his system and I bet Redford will come around.

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  5. I'm sure Redford knows that you are on his side, but he just wants to make sure you keep making the effort. But as KL says, once his manliness metabolises away he'll just turn into a big pussycat, so to speak.

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  6. Redford is a very pretty cat. He'll warm up in no time.

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  7. So I guess we've scratched off the "May contain nuts" warning from the side of the carrier?
    Gertie looks like her Mummy!
    Jane x

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  8. You win all the critters. You'll get Redford too.

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  9. I agree. Being in ranching it didn't take long to realize that pigs are smarter than cattle. They are more fun to interact with also. I can't believe that they are so big so fast. Redford looks bemused and confused in the second picture.

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  10. I'm glad he's home, mad or not, and may just turn into a sweetie pie now that he won't be out hunting the ladies. It's so kind of you both to go to that much trouble for a barn stray!

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  11. Welcome home, Redford you lucky cat. And I see my bacon is growing just fine.:-)

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  12. I don't think our Momcat ever forgave us for her trip to the vet, but she kindly accepts our handouts anyway : ) Redford is lucky, whether he appreciates it or not.

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  13. Glad Redford is home now. He may never be a lap cat, but he'll eventually tolerate your presence.

    You definitely don't have "piglets" now ;-)

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  14. I´m so glad Redford is in home!!!!! ♥

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  15. Glad Redford is in home!

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  16. Any progress on Redford, Natalie?

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Thank you for all your comments, which I love to read!