Living the Anteater Life

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I have no legit excuses for being behind this time but that's kind of a good thing.

Nov. 11th
Slumber party in the closet. Played with Aurora now we are having snacks. I got ketchup and she got some yogurt.


Passed out at the slumber party
Passed out at the slumber party


Pua vs Aurora poop
Pua vs Aurora poop
Aurora's is lighter from the yogurt but it's always been huge. Yogurt helps it be softer and more frequent though



I've added a bit of flax to her soup and her poops as a little less broad and darker now. No new photos though.


Nov. 12th

12:46pm: May have partied a bit to hard. Aurora is not even up yet.


12:30pm: I'm in my washer and Aurora in the closet. She got up for a mid day snack. She just went back to her nest but Grampa sneezed so she complained, then he blew his nose so she complained louder, but all is well now.


Pardon me, I'm trying to bath
Pardon me, I'm trying to bath

 
We just got our new pee pads. Most of them are really large there was one smaller one that was already made into a hammock(maybe not the real purpose) So mom hung it up to see if we will use it. Just too bad it wasn't one of the huge pads.
Pee pad hammock
It was only peed in once so was not loved but the pads are good. And best price around even once shipping was added, was like $2.33 a pad or something like that.
http://desmoines.ebayclassifieds.com/accessories/cedar-bluffs/reclaimed-washable-whelping-wee-wee-pee-pads/?ad=13954995

Nov. 13th

Wrestle time

Wrestle time

Are you going to join us?

Are you going to join us?
Aurora's rump makes a nice pillow.

My most viewed photo on a daily basis on flickr is "big poop". People are weird. I mean I do pause a second to sniff raccoon and skunk poop but I don't go searching for it. ~ Pua

11:47pm: I get up go to the closet to see Aurora but Aurora's in my washer. I've tried to give her the hint it's time to go to the closet but she wont get up *huff*

Nov. 14th

4:08am
It was getting late and Aurora had still not left my washer. I started crying about it a lot. Mom came and peeked at Aurora. Aurora peeked out but then saw human and ducked back in.

Mom propped the lid open with a sock turned the lights off and left. After about 10 minutes of seeing me come and go with no human interference Aurora finally came out. I was so thrilled I was climbing on her. I thought something was wrong with her but the poor dear had simply forgotten how to get out.

She was very hungry and went right to the closet for her yogurt and food. 4AM That's a very late breakfast for her.

Is it worth getting up yet

Is it worth getting up yet

Ketchup in your cup

Ketchup in your cup

So relaxing
So relaxing

Nap time

Nap time

Aurora relaxing

Aurora relaxing

She's peeping at us again

She's peeping at us again

11:55pm: Woke alone, left my washer and found Aurora in the closet and am napping with her. Now that is how my evening is supposed to go. It's nice having a snuggle buddy to sleep but I don't like it interrupting my routine.

Nov. 15th

12:01am:
Playtime!


Nov. 16th

10:48am: Went to join Aurora in the closet and she left to pace the shelves. Might have had something to do with me stealing her spot, maybe?

All stretched out

All stretched out
Mom gave her a special blanket after I stole her spot. I wanted the special blanket too.

Since we don't have much to report today I'll tell you about mom's dream. She dreamed that Ori escaped "camp" and made her way all the way back home. It's like a billion miles. Mom Found Ori when walking the dog and brought her back to the house. Homeward Bound the anteater edition. Best part is Ori was still fat.

Here we were talking about people looking at our anteater poop photos and Hyzzie goes and eats some(mom found a couple pieces she had stashed for later).

Dear Hyzzie I know you admire us but eating our poop will not help you to be more queenly.


Nov. 17th

Up at 5pm? Well, it sure felt like midnight. Bit of ketchup and back to bed.

I see you creeping around down there
I see you creeping around down there

Belly shot
Belly shot

Nov. 18th

Hyzzie had a barky play session so Aurora and I are both up. I had my ketchup and Aurora her yogurt.

Nov. 20th

Power went out last night. Since it wasn't super cold we stayed in our room but we enjoyed the pitch black quiet and had a party running around making noise all night. Aurora even went down onto the floor so I followed her and found a tomato mom was hiding from me. Blackout parties are fun.

It's our second in just a week or so. First was because a goose flew into the lines. Mom says 2 so soon may not bode well for winter. I don't know what that means since it's fun. I guess it doesn't bode well for the geese.


I'm sleeping in the closet but I got it to myself. Aurora decided to sleep in her hut. First time since her illness when mom had to pull her out for medicating. Glad she feels safe in there again.

1:20pm:
Aurora is snoring.

11:47pm:
Was playing with Aurora and she got yogurt on me.

Nov: 21st

Fresh wet rotten chunk of log, YAY!

Nov. 22nd

Happy Thanksgiving. I'm spending the day in the closet with Aurora.

So walking around barefoot it felt like I had a splinter in my foot. I give pulling it out a trying in the dark and come away with a tamandua hair. Ah relief. Weird though, no they are not silky soft but they sure don't have porky quills either. ~ Pua's Madre

Nov. 25th

Playtime in the hut with Aurora

She started loosing fur again after her illness. I did some research and some studies showed biotin and melatonin help resolve skin and coat issues in the majority of cases where no reason was found. She gets 7mg of biotin and 5mg of melatonin per night. It's working. It's taken awhile to see the results though. Started her not long after her illness was resolved.

Nov 6th

Nov 24th

Dec. 9th

She has also been more active and mentally bright, like coming down to explore and sometimes finding her way into Pua's washer, even if she does still forget how to get out.


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