Little Flamingo's Little World

Once upon a time there was a bird called Flamingo. She had a baby bird that she named Little Flamingo, or Flaminguito. By the time Flaminguito turned one year old, she was doing a lot of funny things that Flamingo wanted to share with all the other birds in her flock. When a friend from the monkey exhibit at the Zoo told her about a blog, she decided to start one of her own...then two little baby blue birds came along and she added their antics to her blog, too...this is Flaminguito's blog.

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Bunny gets attacked

Drama in the Flaminguito Household! Our beautiful bunny was attacked by two dogs last night while we were out for a walk. The back gate had blown open in the wind and thankfully, she was in her hutch, but some dogs got in and scared the daylights out of her, when we got home, we saw our kind neighbor in our backyard and went out to see what he needed. He told us about the dogs and that he'd scared them off. We went to check on Carrots and found all four paws covered in blood and her hutch looked like a mini-crime scene with blood splatters on the walls, food bowls and litter box.
We bundled her into a towel to keep her warm from shock and then began to look at her paws. Dad got some $50 anti-infection miracle spray that should prevent things like MRSA, etc. and set to work clipping hair and removing the toe that had torn off one of her back paws. We held her all evening and the made a temporary home for her inside where she seemed pretty content each time I checked on her throughout the night. This morning she was eating a lot and seemed pretty content to be held, but also wanting to jump around at times. So we're going to re-build an outdoor pen for some outside play time for her today but still keep her inside away from anything that could hurt her for now.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Well, she did it...the Big Bird has graduated!
Yup, she walked the aisle tonight with all the fanfare (and tears on Mom's behalf) of a "real" graduation as she moved on from Preschool with her certificate of Kinder Arts and Sciences toward Kindergarten, ready to "take on the world" as the class of 2024! She was so adorable, even though I've personally never really thought a cap and gown were necessary (or really had a place) at a preschool graduation. Nonetheless, it worked to help make some fun memories and without further are the photos from our Big Bird's graduation!
(double click for the slideshow)

Graduation 2011

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Because I don't post very often anymore, here are a slough of random shots from this spring. You can see it's a little outdated with all the sweaters and beanies and gloves, and the really dead back yard, but wanted to share them before we got too backlogged!

Random Springtime shots