Jacky And Daisy

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Wow! Jacky will love these. I have covered Jacky with the empty and disinfected water tray and will keep an eye on her as it gets colder. We had sunshine and then rain. Zola must love that garden I have a photo of Jacky in the flower beds of nana's. Nana and mum would have been her and Daisy's first mum's. I'll have to look these photos out as there is one of Daisy on the patio and this was forty years ago.

Natrah and Sleeping Beauty
It is David's garden, not ours, but Zola likes to have a run in it. If he got out, he would end up on the cliff, though !
Good night from Angie and Zola to you both xxx
 

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Good morning everyone.

An old memory of Daisy in her old enclosure came up on Facebook and made me feel a bit sad this morning. I still miss cuddling her she was so gorgeous. Of course I miss pets that we had in the past but Daisy was a character and she was in this family for years. After dad went into the care home the household was myself, Jacky and Daisy for four years.

Natrah
 

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Dear Zola, Sapphire, Ernie and Leo,

It's been a beautiful day here despite our still missing our gorgeous sweet Daisy. Jacky and I want to tell that not only is Daisy back with her late parents and our other pets she is actually meeting Jacky's original partner. Mum and Nana had Jacky and another little tortoise a year before Daisy but this little tortoise didn't survive her first hibernation because she was attacked by a mouse leaving mum, nana and Jacky terribly sad. Anyway Daisy was wonderful company for Jacky and now she's got a new heavenly friend.

Goodnight

Natrah and Sleeping Beauty
 

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Dear Natrah - Zola and I have not had a very good day - it may have been my fault because my headache was rather bad, and I wasn't giving him enough attention, but he got very cross, and tried to attack my shoes, then wouldn't calm down like he usually does when I held him - maybe it's the weather, or he sensed something was't quite right - anyway, he was racing about frantically, and I just had to leave him to it. I feel like I'm letting him down when I do that, though. He let me hold him later to watch the tv, but even then, he got very fidgety, and Richard had to put him in his sleeping box. He may be his lovely self tomorrow - I think the weather affects his mood, though.Has this ever affected Jacky or Daisy?
I hope you have a good night, dear Natrah
Angie and Zola xxx
p.s. -your post about your families' other little tortoise has just appeared - how sad .
 

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Good morning everyone.

An old memory of Daisy in her old enclosure came up on Facebook and made me feel a bit sad this morning. I still miss cuddling her she was so gorgeous. Of course I miss pets that we had in the past but Daisy was a character and she was in this family for years. After dad went into the care home the household was myself, Jacky and Daisy for four years.

Natrah
That's what I really love about tortoises🐒 they can become a little peaceful spot in your life for many many many years. Just watching them and their antics is hilarious at times. They can get themselves in some fixes πŸ˜‰πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜ and if you ever take care of one, a🐒is unforgettable. Thank goodness.

Cathie πŸ’•πŸ’
 

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Good morning everyone,

Zola I hope you're okay today and that you can look after your mum. They've never really been like this to although when it gets Jacky and Daisy used to want to sleep. Hope your mum's headaches are better today.

Natrah
 

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Good morning everyone,

Zola I hope you're okay today and that you can look after your mum. They've never really been like this to although when it gets Jacky and Daisy used to want to sleep. Hope your mum's headaches are better today.

Natrah
Thank you, Natrah- My headache is a bit better today - perhaps it's affected by the weather, like Zola's mood.
He has been better today, too - still a bit agitated, - I think it's partly because he didn't get his walk today with his dad - it was very windy and rainy again, but not as bad as yesterday. We drove to the sea with him ,of course, and his dad just took him to the headland to look out at the frothing waves On the way back, we go past various fields of sheep and cows, and, as we came up to one field, there were about 20 black-and white cows heads looking over the low hedge in a row. I told Zola they were lined up to see him, but actually I think they were waiting for the farmer, who was across the road ! With food ! It was quite funny.
I hope you are feeling better yourself.
Love to you and the Sleeping Beauty from Angie and Zola xxx
 

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Dear Angie, Zola, Sapphire, Ernie and Leo,

I hope you're both feeling better today Angie and Zola. Today's not a great day for thinking of little Daisy but I went out for lunch and saw some Brent Geese on Westcliff seafront. Last night I saw a wonderful concert given by the Southend Chamber Music Club and I enjoyed a few mince pies. Just want to show you a couple of photos taken forty years ago when Jacky and Daisy were with their late mum. Daisy is on the patio but can you spot the tortoise in the second photo?

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Dear Angie, Zola, Sapphire, Ernie and Leo,

I hope you're both feeling better today Angie and Zola. Today's not a great day for thinking of little Daisy but I went out for lunch and saw some Brent Geese on Westcliff seafront. Last night I saw a wonderful concert given by the Southend Chamber Music Club and I enjoyed a few mince pies. Just want to show you a couple of photos taken forty years ago when Jacky and Daisy were with their late mum. Daisy is on the patio but can you spot the tortoise in the second photo?

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Yep I see a little turdess face peeking out 😁

Cathie πŸ€—πŸ’
 

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Yep I see a little turdess face peeking out 😁

Cathie πŸ€—πŸ’
And well she must be cause you said 😁🐒 and sometimes I have to get a magnifying glass to find Sapphire too. Or my hands in his outdoor enclosure. I totally know he's in there cause he's stuck like chuck with padlocks the little monkey. But where!???πŸ˜πŸ˜‰
 

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And well she must be cause you said 😁🐒 and sometimes I have to get a magnifying glass to find Sapphire too. Or my hands in his outdoor enclosure. I totally know he's in there cause he's stuck like chuck with padlocks the little monkey. But where!???πŸ˜πŸ˜‰
You should see what Daisy got up. The vet made a comment about Daisy's shell and I had to say that she liked tunnelling this gave her the opportunity to disappear and drive us up the wall. 🐒🐒🐒🐒

MaNaAk
 

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Mum used to say "Let's play Spot The Tortoise". Also I want to describe what happened on my birthday one year from Daisy's point of view:

"The other night I was very jealous of all the attention that MaNaAk was getting so I decided to hide. Whilst I was hiding under the compost heap I saw MaNaAk, grandad, Auntie and Uncle all looking for me!"

Daisy (in a text to my nephews)

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Mum used to say "Let's play Spot The Tortoise". Also I want to describe what happened on my birthday one year from Daisy's point of view:

"The other night I was very jealous of all the attention that MaNaAk was getting so I decided to hide. Whilst I was hiding under the compost heap I saw MaNaAk, grandad, Auntie and Uncle all looking for me!"

Daisy (in a text to my nephews)

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During the summer Sapphire and I play " hide and seek" every day in his outdoor enclosure. He hides and I seek 😁 He doesn't play fair because he wears camouflage every day.

Cathie 🐒😊
PS sometimes I'm about to pull my hair out before I find the little brat 🀣 and I know he's in there somewhere unless he's learned how to pick locks too 😁
 

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During the summer Sapphire and I play " hide and seek" every day in his outdoor enclosure. He hides and I seek 😁 He doesn't play fair because he wears camouflage every day.

Cathie 🐒😊
PS sometimes I'm about to pull my hair out before I find the little brat 🀣 and I know he's in there somewhere unless he's learned how to pick locks too 😁
He's watching and laughing.

Natrah
 

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Dear Angie, Zola, Sapphire, Ernie and Leo,

I hope you're both feeling better today Angie and Zola. Today's not a great day for thinking of little Daisy but I went out for lunch and saw some Brent Geese on Westcliff seafront. Last night I saw a wonderful concert given by the Southend Chamber Music Club and I enjoyed a few mince pies. Just want to show you a couple of photos taken forty years ago when Jacky and Daisy were with their late mum. Daisy is on the patio but can you spot the tortoise in the second photo?

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Dear Natrah - I love your photos. And Zola and I are very glad you enjoyed your concert - have you any more lined up to go to before Christmas?
Zola has been a bit calmer today, which is a great relief to me - it hasn't been as windy,and maybe that's why. We had a nice cuddle by the fire this evening - he knows what to expect when I put the light off, and he just becomes quiet at once ! But I have to start the stroking pretty quickly, to keep him in the right mood.
Love to you and the Sleeping Beauty from me and Zola
Angie xxx
 

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Dear Natrah - I love your photos. And Zola and I are very glad you enjoyed your concert - have you any more lined up to go to before Christmas?
Zola has been a bit calmer today, which is a great relief to me - it hasn't been as windy,and maybe that's why. We had a nice cuddle by the fire this evening - he knows what to expect when I put the light off, and he just becomes quiet at once ! But I have to start the stroking pretty quickly, to keep him in the right mood.
Love to you and the Sleeping Beauty from me and Zola
Angie xxx
Dear Angie,

I'm pleased that Zola was calmer today. Did you all go for your walk? I still miss Daisy and occasionally I think I see her in the enclosure I still feel a bit guilty from time to time but I tell myself that she was struggling. I miss giving her a cuddle however I do check on Jacky and she is in a deep sleep. I've got a carol concert on the 18th December and then my pupils are doing concerts at their schools. Just watching MasterChef and my taste buds are going haywire.

Goodnight Angie and Zola

Natrah and Sleeping Beauty
 

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Dear Zola and Sapphire,

Zola do you ever try and hide from Angie? Daisy and Sapphire do. CathieG's heart melts when she sees those big eyes as does your mum when you've finished fidgeting. Daisy was good at disappearing but we used to be so pleased to find her again. One memorable time was when mum and I looked all over the garden and madam was probably sneaking in the backdoor because she turned up in the telephone directory. Jacky was actually pretty good but she sometimes followed Daisy on to the flower beds.

Natrah and Sleeping Beauty
 

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Dear Natrah - I love your photos. And Zola and I are very glad you enjoyed your concert - have you any more lined up to go to before Christmas?
Zola has been a bit calmer today, which is a great relief to me - it hasn't been as windy,and maybe that's why. We had a nice cuddle by the fire this evening - he knows what to expect when I put the light off, and he just becomes quiet at once ! But I have to start the stroking pretty quickly, to keep him in the right mood.
Love to you and the Sleeping Beauty from me and Zola
Angie xxx
Good evening everyone

how are you all? I have been thinking of you NataAk.
I love the photos.
Ernie is getting over a cold, she is much better now, thank goodness. She is much more like herself today.
love Amanda x
 
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