Sunday, February 14, 2010

Our Special Valentines

On this Day of the Heart, we think of those who will always hold a place in our heart.

To all of those we have loved and lost here at Fauna.

I Am Billy - Self and Identity Across Species and Time by Gail Bradshaw

Billy loved spaghetti. He would stick his fork right in the middle of pile of noodles, lift it dripping with tomato sauce, and slowly twirl until each noodle had wrapped around the tines. Only then would he put the forkful delicately into his mouth and chew with deep satisfaction. Billy treated all his habits and chores with the same deliberation, making up his bed with the precision of a military man and preparing his coffee with the attention of an artist.

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Gay Bradshaw is the author of Elephants on the Edge: What Animals Teach Us About Humanity

"Good night, sweet prince, And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest!"

Billy Jo - 1968-2006

Dear sweet Pablo would have been celebrating his 40th birthday today...


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