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Sydney Bat is now snoozing

Sydney Bat is now snoozing

Sydney bat is still with me. As mentioned, thankfully she wasn't cat attacked, but she was underweight and refused point blank to self-feed for weeks. As she slowly gained weight and learned how to self-feed, (the photo is of her finally self-feeding on Dec. 29th)...

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Lovely surprise

Lovely surprise

This afternoon I received a lovely email surprise. So much appreciated. Thank you Su for everything you did for Bertie. I cannot thank you enough for this and for your devotion to helping these beautiful creatures. It was a privilege and great pleasure to meet you....

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Happy  New Year

Happy New Year

. Happy New Year and thank you so much for your support during 2022. Much appreciated

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Birthday Girl

Birthday Girl

Excited, like a child....up early to take the bins down the track.  Not normally up so early - it was still dark, but lovely, and it's my birthday.  As my rescue batties are in need of extra space in which to recuperate, I am hoping I might be lucky and receive a...

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Boxing Day – Bertie

Boxing Day – Bertie

This a.m same again. Bertie tries to eat but seems to struggle. I don’t want to give up on him because I feel he is fighting to cope. I won’t continue if I think he is suffering but for now, he is warm and comfy and I feel he is doing his best to pull through. Wishing...

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Christmas Day – Bertie

Christmas Day – Bertie

Bertie is still with us, but only just. He's been refusing liquids all day and was not at all good at his last feed, last night. I didn't expect him to be with us this a.m so was pleased and surprised to see his ears twitch slightly as I opened his faunarium. He was...

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Christmas Eve – Bertie

Christmas Eve – Bertie

An unusual Christmas Eve day. Instead of making mince pies I was out rescuing an underweight brown long-eared bat. He was found outside, 2ft off the ground on a garage wall, at 11 a.m. yesterday. The bat was still there today, and thankfully, the finder found me via...

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Cheeky Pup

Cheeky Pup

Back in 2011, I was caring for 5 pups over the Christmas period. I managed to take a photo of one of the bat pups peeping out of their bat box and decided to make it into a 'Cheeky Bat attempts to take a peek at his Christmas stocking full of gifts', greetings card. 🙂

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Greater Horseshoe Bat

Greater Horseshoe Bat

As it's almost Halloween ...I thought I would share a camera-shy juvenile Greater Horseshoe bat photo. Having been weighed, he was reversing out of his bag   whilst I waited patiently to take his photo. ^o^ ^0^

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