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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

With Mother Matilda




Every night I've been giving Stella supplemental feeding, a protein blended feed that I water down into mash. She is going on ten and lost some weight this late spring, her teeth are pretty worn down too. So I put her behind the half eaten donkey door [it was a charming door I made that the donks have chewed on over the years] so she can be assured all her food.

Matilda too has been getting supplemental feed to add some weight, so she eats on the other side of he door. And she usually finishes first.

I watched her today as she schemed of ways to get into Stella and her food.

Staring at the door did not seem to open it, nor did licking it.

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3 comments:

NancyGeneArmstrong said...

A girl has to dream..how adorable she is. lovely post

sharon said...

Who doesn't like to peek at what the other one is eating and how much! I just want to reach out and hug her! She looks like a kind old soul.

Katherine Dunn said...

LOL that's right- she's dreamin' big.SHe is very sweet, those eyes!

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