08.15.15

Please Welcome Panda and Pooh!

Posted in New news!, The Friendly Farms Crew at 2:31 PM by Lori

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Panda and Pooh hanging out in their hay box.

Update: Sadly, dear Panda Bear has left us for the next world. Evidently the cancer had spread to other parts of his body. Though he was only with us a few weeks, we enjoyed his sweet disposition and giving him extra treats. We are glad that he was happy and comfortable during his short stay.

Pooh Bear has moved in with Snowball and Almond Joy and is a happy boy. They are a darling trio.

Please welcome our latest sanctuary residents, Panda and Pooh! They came to us from a not good situation, from which they were rescued by some local angels and taken to our vet.

Panda and Pooh look to be about 5 or 6 years old. Panda has a gi-normous tumor on his left hind leg that is unfortunately inoperable. He is a trouper, though, and doesn’t let it stop him from getting around or from stealing food from Pooh!

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Panda hay snorkeling.

Pooh has a benign growth on his nose that makes it look a little crusty. It doesn’t seem to bother him at all.

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Pooh and Panda on the way home from the vet. Panda’s tumor is pretty evident in this photo.

Panda and Pooh are sweet boys who love to cuddle. Panda is the more outgoing of the two. He is always on the lookout for treats, and with the tumor stealing so much of his nutrition, he is rather thin and we get to oblige! We supplement his regular food with Critical Care syringe feeding formula and fresh treats like carrot and melon.

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When the human arrives, Panda takes one step forward and Pooh takes one step back. They love to snuggle together in their bigloo.

The vet does not expect Panda to be with us much longer, but we will make his remaining time as happy and comfortable as we can. Pooh will always have a home with us, and we will ensure that he always has guinea pig friends to do guinea pig things with.