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Re: gardenchat DIGEST V1 and update


That is great - I love that!!

On 10/27/06, Bonnie & Bill Morgan <wmorgan972@ameritech.net> wrote:
>
> LOL!!!  I love it!  We should get along so well!
>
> Blessings,
> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf
> Of Zemuly Sanders
> Sent: Friday, October 27, 2006 8:30 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] gardenchat DIGEST V1 and update
>
> I love turtles, too.  I'm forever stopping on the highway to help a box
> turtle across.  The red eared sliders are also prevalent around here as
> are
> alligator snappers.  Speaking of nurturing dogs, did I tell you all that
> Otis has taken over the care of Fleur, my lilttle crippled cat?  They
> spend
> everyday together on Otis's bed where he flea bites Fleur and bathes her.
> She is acting more like a diva every day. :o) zem
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan" <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Friday, October 27, 2006 10:27 AM
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] gardenchat DIGEST V1 and update
>
>
> > Noreen, how do you find time to take care of yourselves between the
> > babies and the flooding? I love that Ellie Mae is such a good foster
> momma, too.
> > :>D  I can also see why it would be wise to at least separate the
> > birds from the kittens.  Do kittens bother baby turtles?
> >
> > Blessings,
> > Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> > Behalf Of TeichFlora@aol.com
> > Sent: Friday, October 27, 2006 8:22 AM
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] gardenchat DIGEST V1 and update
> >
> > First of all, prayers, for sure, for Melodie.  How truly awful to deal
> > with so much at once.  I'm with you Pam, can't imagine what reasoning
> > there  is behind all that tragedy!!  My heart and prayers go out to
> > the whole family!!
> >
> > And Auralie, I so admire your restraint.  That definitely would  be
> > difficult.
> > I hope all works out well, and that your plants will survive fine
> > until they are able to be replanted......sounds like it was (and will
> > be again) a lovely garden.
> >
> > Well, we (at least in our neighborhood) dodged another bullet.....had
> > another 7 inches of rain yesterday.  Another Hurricane, this time
> > Paul, came across Mexico, into the Gulf. North Houston didn't fare so
> > well  with tornado damage, etc. and poor east Texas (Beaumont, Orange)
> > they were already and still flooded from the last storms, I can't
> > imagine what it is  like there.
> > Seems the
> > rest of the eastern coast is going to feel the  effects today.  Rains
> > ended far too late, sometime after midnight, so  wasn't able to go out
> > and rescue fish.  Hope it stays wet enough for them  to survive so I
> > can go out when it
> >
> > turns light and see.
> >
> > Baby boom in Houston.....no not because of the rains.  LOL  Had  been
> > on an adoption list for longest to adopt some native box turtles that
> > needed homes.
> > There is a turtle society here that rescues and rehabs  turtles.
> > We've done this for Red Eared sliders for the past 10 years or
> > so....the older ones that were wild we set free after rehab, the
> > babies we  raised, some were adopted out and many we kept.  Had always
> > wanted some  boxies....so we finally got a hatchling pair of three
> > toed.....they were  the size of a dime and quarter.
> > Took some time to get used to feeding them  creepy crawler stuff.  RES
> > were easy, they ate mosquito larvae and softened  turtle food.  These
> > babies a bit more difficult, they have selective  appetites and need
> > both land and water.
> > Finally got used to feeding live  foods...seems they weren't
> > interested in the food that didn't wiggle.  It's  working out well
> > though, and they are growing and happy.  They are  adorable....they
> > know my voice now and come running toward me with their little  heads
> up,
> looking for food.
> >
> > In the meantime, once you have babies...seems everyone wants them.   LOL
> > Missed an egg in the dove aviary, so now we have a baby  there.   The
> > kitten
> > from
> > last year was too young to spay, then she had  an infection was on
> > antibiotics, etc. and then had an appointment, but they said  she was
> > in heat...so had to wait till she was out of it.....then found out she
> > was already pg.
> > She
> >
> > had gotten out once for a couple  minutes....apparently that is all it
> > takes.
> > Well...we have kittens.   Cutest little critters though.    Our dogs,
> > especially nurturing  Border Chow, Ellie Mae, is just besides
> > herself...doesn't know where to go first  to take care of what babies.
> > Kittens are in the guest room, birds in  another, and turtles in
> another.
> > SO she spends all day going from room to  room, and if a baby makes a
> > noise, she rushes to see if they are okay, and of  course she comes to
> > get me.
> > SO
> > it's been fun.  Hm...
> >
> > Noreen
> > zone 9
> > Texas Gulf Coast
> >
> > So much for the update from our house.
> >
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-- 
Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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