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Straw for Lucky and Holly - UPDATE November 24, 2015

Holly checking out the new strawThe first order of business today was Scott, Missy, and Moe getting straw to Lucky and Holly to keep the peace. Ted and Honey did not rouse as the crew pulled the straw...  Read More

Straw Wars - UPDATE November 23, 2015

Female PileatedThis 2-minute video from today shows impolite interactions between Lucky and Holly as Holly reaches too far for bedding, taking it from Lucky, and Lucky objects, making Holly say a coup...  Read More

Lucky, Holly, Shadow’s Clan, New Items -UPDATE November 20, 2015

Shadow - 7/27/15A Lily Fan captured this video (4 minutes, 17 seconds) of the two den-mates. Holly was arranging her bed near ...  Read More

  • Straw for Lucky and Holly - UPDATE November 24, 2015

    Tuesday, 24 November 2015 21:23
  • Straw Wars - UPDATE November 23, 2015

    Monday, 23 November 2015 21:02
  • Lucky, Holly, Shadow’s Clan, New Items -UPDATE November 20, 2015

    Friday, 20 November 2015 20:58

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