Monthly Archives: April 2016

Guinea Keets

Two of our guinea fowl hens have been sitting on a humoungous collection of eggs for weeks, assisted by Zita, the white chicken. Recently, some of the eggs started hatching, but this gave rise to great confusion. Who did the … Continue reading

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Bird Talk

My friend Ira (of the baby rabbits) told me a story. She said she had once found a dove chick and tried to raise it. The chick wouldn’t eat though, until she placed the food in her own mouth and … Continue reading

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Peacock, peahen, peachick

One of my greatest wishes for the pet zoo was to have some peacocks. Yes, and I called them peacocks because I knew nothing about them. When I actually got some and did research, I realised only the males are … Continue reading

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Baby Quail!

Yayyy!! Success!! My little quail hen has finally done it!! She hatched two babies all by herself! 😀 I am so pleased! It is very rare for coturnix quail to brood, but mine did it last year (see my post … Continue reading

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House Cats

This post is in response to Katzenworld‘s post Tummy Rub Tuesday! Also, I just wanted to proudly show off our current house cats 🙂 They are not very keen on tummy rubs though, so not all pictures are of cats … Continue reading

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Matzas and Easter Eggs

In Israel, Passover will be celebrated soon, while in Holland, Easter is already over and done. As a child, I loved Easter more than any other holiday. It was a celebration of spring and new life, of flowers, chicks and … Continue reading

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Bunny Troubles

You might remember the bunny story from one of my previous posts: Too much of a good thing. Our mummy rabbit adopted six extra orphaned baby bunnies from a friend, bringing her litter total to a whopping 15 babies. I … Continue reading

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