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    Thread: Mr. Moon Explores the World
Post: RE: Mr. Moon Explores the World

Nanno Wrote: (03-02-2024, 06:53 PM) -- My worst experiences with non-peeing goats were always at dairy shows. It's disastrous if your dairy goat refuses to drink for 2 days. She gets that horrible su...
MellonFriend Tales from the Trail 21 7,765 03-03-2024, 09:50 AM
    Thread: Mr. Moon Explores the World
Post: RE: Mr. Moon Explores the World

Nanno Wrote: (03-01-2024, 06:59 PM) -- How pretty the view is! It sounds like a fun adventure. Mr. Moon is almost the same age as Pongo. Pongo turned 1 year old on Feb. 26. Dog packs are notorious f...
MellonFriend Tales from the Trail 21 7,765 03-02-2024, 09:39 AM
    Thread: Mr. Moon Explores the World
Post: RE: Mr. Moon Explores the World

Here's a picture with the view up there.
MellonFriend Tales from the Trail 21 7,765 03-01-2024, 08:54 AM
    Thread: Mr. Moon Explores the World
Post: RE: Mr. Moon Explores the World

Mr. Moon and I have been having a few adventures recently.  We've done a few walks at some local greenways, but yesterday, since it was his birthday the day before we went on his first true hike. It ...
MellonFriend Tales from the Trail 21 7,765 03-01-2024, 08:53 AM
    Thread: Goat-O-Rama Kids of 2023
Post: RE: Goat-O-Rama Kids of 2023

What a beautiful picture. I can't believe how big he is already! Such a pretty boy! Hey what's that he's got on his collar? That thing that looks like a lifesaver candy?
MellonFriend G.O.A.T. 45 20,213 11-14-2023, 07:00 AM
    Thread: Mr. Moon Explores the World
Post: RE: Mr. Moon Explores the World

Nanno Wrote: (10-19-2023, 05:43 PM) -- What a lovely boy! I'm glad he's doing so well for you. Keep up the good work! I'm sure he'll warm up to the car eventually. My Pongo is afraid of cars too. I d...
MellonFriend Tales from the Trail 21 7,765 10-20-2023, 08:35 AM
    Thread: Mr. Moon Explores the World
Post: RE: Mr. Moon Explores the World

I finally was able to get Mr. Moon out for an Adventure today. :D  For a while there it was just too hot and he was being housed with some intact bucks who were making him very smelly, so it would n...
MellonFriend Tales from the Trail 21 7,765 10-19-2023, 02:27 PM
    Thread: Goat-O-Rama Kids of 2023
Post: RE: Goat-O-Rama Kids of 2023

Aww, I'm sorry you've had another loss in your kidding season.  Pongo looks absolutely huge against Balto!  Nothing warm my heart like a goat who is nice to other herd mates. :heart:
MellonFriend G.O.A.T. 45 20,213 05-21-2023, 04:12 PM
    Thread: Goat-O-Rama Kids of 2023
Post: RE: Goat-O-Rama Kids of 2023

Nanno Wrote: (04-27-2023, 05:39 PM) -- I wish I remembered my camera! I took Pongo out for his first walk by himself around the lake in Colorado City. I fitted him out in a collar and it was his firs...
MellonFriend G.O.A.T. 45 20,213 04-27-2023, 06:31 PM
    Thread: Goat-O-Rama Kids of 2023
Post: RE: Goat-O-Rama Kids of 2023

Wow, 35 lbs is big!  Man, a kid with manners.  That would be a new one for me! lol.  It sounds like he's shaping up to be a real wonderful companion. :heart:
MellonFriend G.O.A.T. 45 20,213 04-25-2023, 02:02 PM
    Thread: Mr. Moon Explores the World
Post: RE: Mr. Moon Explores the World

I bet Pongo's looking bigger too these days! I'll be on the lookout for your pictures.
MellonFriend Tales from the Trail 21 7,765 04-24-2023, 04:14 PM
    Thread: Mr. Moon Explores the World
Post: RE: Mr. Moon Explores the World

Mr. Moon has had a few adventures since I last updated.  I've got to get one of my walking companions to take some pictures of him out and about, but for now all I have is some pics from him at home:...
MellonFriend Tales from the Trail 21 7,765 04-24-2023, 06:27 AM
    Thread: Mr. Moon Explores the World
Post: RE: Mr. Moon Explores the World

I'll be sure to keep the treats auditorily concealed before they are dispensed.  Thanks for the advice!  :)
MellonFriend Tales from the Trail 21 7,765 04-06-2023, 07:10 AM
    Thread: Mr. Moon Explores the World
Post: RE: Mr. Moon Explores the World

It's good to know that you let people give your goats-in-training treats. I wasn't sure that would be okay since I didn't want him learning to maul people for treats. lol.
MellonFriend Tales from the Trail 21 7,765 04-03-2023, 09:45 AM
    Thread: Mr. Moon Explores the World
Post: RE: Mr. Moon Explores the World

Nanno Wrote: (04-01-2023, 06:20 PM) -- The more outings Moon has, and the more experiences, the better companion and packgoat he'll be. He'll learn from a young age that he can safely be near people ...
MellonFriend Tales from the Trail 21 7,765 04-02-2023, 09:37 AM
    Thread: Mr. Moon Explores the World
Post: Mr. Moon Explores the World

Mr. Moon had his first outing today.  We went to the post office and met with a postal worker whom we new to love goats.  She thought he was incredible and profusely thanked us for bringing him by....
MellonFriend Tales from the Trail 21 7,765 03-31-2023, 02:12 PM
    Thread: Goat-O-Rama Kids of 2023
Post: RE: Goat-O-Rama Kids of 2023

Absolutely precious.  :heart:   Do you have a recommendation for a cleanup kit for taking goats into buildings?  I'm fixing to take Mr. Moon on an outing to the feedstore and I wondered how one...
MellonFriend G.O.A.T. 45 20,213 03-31-2023, 09:02 AM
    Thread: Goat-O-Rama Kids of 2023
Post: RE: Goat-O-Rama Kids of 2023

I hope you find more healing in the bond you continue to build with Pongo. :heart:
MellonFriend G.O.A.T. 45 20,213 03-28-2023, 01:48 PM
    Thread: Goat-O-Rama Kids of 2023
Post: RE: Goat-O-Rama Kids of 2023

Oh no, that's terrible!  I'm so sorry for your loss.  That must be heartbreaking.  :heart:
MellonFriend G.O.A.T. 45 20,213 03-24-2023, 08:16 AM
    Thread: The End of an Era
Post: RE: The End of an Era

Nanno Wrote: (03-22-2023, 01:16 PM) -- Thanks. It was hard to let him go so early, but unfortunately his crooked old feet just weren't working for him any more. Finn is doing just grand. I swear he g...
MellonFriend G.O.A.T. 11 7,272 03-22-2023, 01:19 PM