Went to the vet today and got a check up. Unlike Ori I didn't run around exploring. I just wanted to sleep. But they got me up anyway. I thought we were done then mom asked about a manicure. I don't like having my nails done. I was a good girl though. I didn't kick at anyone like Aurora does. She got her big dog clippers at first. My big nails wont fit in mom's dog nail clippers but vet said these do rottweiler nails and should do the trick. That's kind of like comparing an elephant to a pony but she gave it a shot. They did fit but try with all her might she only just dented my nail.
My nails may not grow pointy like all the other anteaters but they sure are tough. Maybe a body builder could'a done it. So she tried a bit on the dremmel used for teeth to saw through. It was working but slow and noisy.
So she switched to a giggly saw. Despite the name it is not fun or noisy. It's that piece of wire hitmen use to kill people in mobster movies. That did the trick though. We removed 3/4 inches off of both of my big nails. Mom may file them a bit more herself to make them a bit more pointed but she better leave me alone tonight.
Pua's Mommy: I can just clip or file the tips off the others because theirs grow normally.Just do them when they get poky again. Pua's don't taper or point plus grow at a tighter curve than the others. I can whittle away at hers with the file or clippers but I had let them get behind when a lot was going on and hadn't made up for it so took advantage of the vet. She was still using them just fine they just looked funny.
Aurora in the yard
Heading for the garden
Oh yeah? Don't make me hurt you?
Then she heard a dog
So she went back inside
Pua out for a stroll
Sharing blue cheese
Sharing blue cheese
Tamanduas share blue cheese
Pua and Ori sharing a blue cheese cup
Pua's Mommy: Neither Aurora or Ori have tried bathing with vinegar yet. Everyone else here so far has but then besides Pua they were all boys. Maybe Pua is a tomboy.
Pua and Aurora share a log
Excuse me I want that spot
I am sometimes asked how I tell them apart. This shows how very different their colors are. Aurora is also lean and tall while Pua is short and stout like a bull dog.
Aurora was down on the tower
Pua grooms Ori
Pardon the bald spots, Ori is having an ugly shed. They are not really bald they have short light colored hair growing in. The one on her left hip is filling in now.
Common let's play