Another Sad Day in the Animal Department

It is with a heavy heart that I report the loss of our opossum Galileo.  Recently he started to show signs of heavy labored breathing and his appetite had decreased greatly.  We took him to the vet for x-rays on Tuesday October 15, 2013 and found that he had fluid in his chest cavity that was preventing him from breathing properly.  It was determined that he needed to be euthanized.  The final results of the necropsy are still pending, butRead more

Funny opossum photo

Katy has been going through her photos and came across this one of Galileo which made us both laugh. Annie was terrified when she found Galileo in the ball so the ball now looks like this But, since the opossum got out of the ball just fine, Katy and I think the ball should not be labeled “not for opossum use” but rather “not for Annie use”    Read more

More eggs

Recently, a friend of the Animal Department donated some eggs to feed our animals. The animals that we usually feed eggs to are the bears,wolves,opossums and recently we gave one to the muskrats. In my opinion the opossums love them the most.They are real eager to eat them. Here is a little video I made of Galileo and Sonny Opossum devouring the gifted eggs.  Read more