Spending time outside and with friends

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Sept 12
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 don't like the vet. It reminds me of when I was ill. I was okay till she took my temp then I was shivering so it was 94.16 instead of my usual 93.6 but that's still within normal. So I got a clean bill of health.

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

Aurora in the yard

Heading for the garden
Heading for the garden
It would have been a lovely shot if she had not been so fast.

Oh yeah? Don't make me hurt you?
Oh yeah? Don't make me hurt you?
I startled Aurora. She's actually a pacifist. She's never taken a swipe at me.

Then she heard a dog
Then she heard a dog
You can sort of see the kink in her tail here. It's not real obvious but causes a slight S and can feel it. Like when a cat's had it's tail slammed in a door.

So she went back inside
So she went back inside

Pua out for a stroll
Pua out for a stroll

Ants sometimes hide under the sidewalks

Ants sometimes hide under the sidewalks

Sept 13th
Tonight seemed a good night to be lazy. I didn't go out and just went to the closet. We all just stayed in to play and cuddle.


Sept 14th
So much play going on in the closet. It makes me happy to know they are happy ~ Pua's mommy

Playing in the blue house

Playing in the blue house
The others are inside

Sharing blue cheese
Sharing blue cheese

Sharing blue cheese
Sharing blue cheese
This is a good photo to point out what I've said before about Pua's nails. You can see Pua's nails are the same width the whole way out while Ori's are nicely tapered. A little more obvious in the video below.

Tamanduas share blue cheese

Pua and Ori sharing a blue cheese cup

Sept 14th
YAY mom got the hint and gave me some of my food in the closet. I may stay here all night. Oh Ori's sharing. We might need more.


Sept 15th
I did go back to my washer and main food place last night when the other two went to play at the hammock.


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.

Sept 16th
It's been a few days since I've been out. I tried going tonight but it's cold and spooky out there. I got a nice big rotten chunk of wood though.


Sept 17th
Aurora came to share my massive chunk of rotten wood with me.


Pua and Aurora share a log
Pua and Aurora share a log

Excuse me I want that spot

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 and I are playing in my polka dot hammock now. YAY. I love hammock play time.

Pua and Aurora

Pua and Aurora
They were playing but I was snapping photos in the dark so you get what you get

Aurora was down on the tower
Pua plays with Aurora(on the tower)

Hammock play
Hammock play time

High five
Pua and Aurora play in the hammock

Ori is having an ugly shed. Only other time I saw that was Mandua. He lost big amounts from his back so he looked balding but the hair would come in after and it progressed up his back that way. Ori lost off both hips but is starting to come back now lost a chunk from her fluffy tail. Moth-eaten little furball. ~ Pua's Mommy

Noon:
Speaking of Ori she is pestering the heck out of her momma right now. Who would rather sleep than play but looks like she has no choice.

I don't mind laundry day as much with my polka dot hammock. It's so comfy I sleep just fine.


8PM Spent time playing with mom in the hammock.

Pee pads become useless a lot quicker when someone knocks it into the bunny cage. The little chewing addict.


Pua grooms Ori
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

Common let's play

The bad dog clip
They didn't show the other anteaters at all, except that's aurora hissing and it was Aurora who was pooping in the box spring not me, darn paparazzi.
http://animal.discovery.com/videos/bad-dog-pua-the-princess-anteater.html


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