The Tortoise and the Roo (Therapy Animals) 4/9/14

Flashback Monday, April 9, 2012 – This female American robin was watching as her male was running off some invading males from the couple’s territory. The light was fading and I was trying to get close enough for a picture so she was looking at me with a wary eye. It was too dim to get any great photos of the boys.

April 9, 2012 sigFlashback Tuesday, April 9, 2013 – This is my pick photo for today and it stars a cute male house sparrow against the bright blue very late afternoon sky.

April 9, 2013 sigWednesday, April 9, 2014 – Hubby said something funny about today’s photos when he saw them.  The animals reminded him of the old fable about the tortoise and the hare, though instead of a hare we have a red kangaroo joey.  He said I could call today’s post title, “Hurry Up and Wait!”  This little baby red kangaroo wasn’t hopping around when we visited the Veteran’s rest home where my friend’s grandpa lives.  This is a great rest home and they have a very large tortoise (that hibernates during the winter), birds, resident cats, visiting pet therapy dogs, and during the spring and summer a special therapy animal….a red kangaroo joey.  This season’s joey is named Simon.  When summer is over he will go live with his new owners out of state.  The tortoise is named Turtle Man.  Without further ado I share with you “The Tortoise and the Roo” 🙂

4:9:14 tortoise body sig4:9:14 paws sig4:9:14 baby Simon sig4:9:14 tortoise face fwd sig4:9:14 face roo sig“It is the intuitive power of animals that can help us heal hurts, lessen stress, feel needed, and express our caring side.”
~ Marty Becker, DVM

4:9:14 roo facing right sig4:9:14 tortoise half body sig4:9:14 Simon sig4:9:14 tortoise sig4:9:14 close up nose sigOur hearts give thanks for the Grace in the Universe!
Namaste ~ Raven

 

 

 

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