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Zip’s back with a vengeance

So… last week little Zip meandered around, chased the sheep and would veer off at the last minute and go eat dung, or sniff a tree, then return to do the same nonsense. We waited 10 days and brought her back. She was quite different, mostly interested in scaring the sheep into submission, showing a lot of teeth and acting like a big scary dog. Even the sheep didn’t believe her, though they did stay out of her way as

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Zip goes to sheep

Finally, at age 3-1/2 years, Zip got to go to sheep. Yes, she did meet them at about 6 months of age, and was wonderful, but she’s been busy since then… or not… anyway, she’s now in Sheep 101 and is “into it.” Maybe. She does tend at times to wander astray, but I think there’s something about the scary beasties out there that worries her. Time will tell, as they say.

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Luna on the road

I sent Luna on her way today. She rallied on the prednisone for a few days and then returned to her enfeebled condition, struggling to breathe, acting out of it, uninterested in food. We will miss her. Farewell, sweet girl. Enjoy your sheep and groundhogs and freedom over there.

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