Browsing Archive: September, 2012

Moses update 21 September

Posted by Jenny Webb on Friday, September 21, 2012,

Moses continues to be very protective over little Catherine – the slightest squeak from her brings him running to find our what’s going on and he is present at every bath time            ( unless he is hungry at that time in which case his bottle takes preference).

 

Although his energy levels are good and his emotional and mental state is good he remains very underweight in spite of all of our efforts. I do feel that this is a combination of the fact that he was orphaned so young befor...


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Moses supervising Catherines bath

Posted by Jenny Webb on Friday, September 14, 2012,
Every time Moses hears the water running in the bathroom he comes to investigate and every day he supervises Catherines bath
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Moses update 14 Sep

Posted by Jenny Webb on Friday, September 14, 2012,

Moses displays such human like reactions and emotions sometimes that I cannot help comparing him to a human toddler.

 

He is very sweet and protective with little Catherine, the slightest squeak and he comes running to see what is happening ( I say running but with an ele it is a very fast walk as they do not change their gait as other animals do but just walk faster and faster).  This is very typical behaviour for a young elephant in that within the family group the older animals protect ...


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Moses update 10 Sep

Posted by Jenny Webb on Friday, September 14, 2012,

 

This past week has been a rather busy one when it comes to babies. Louise developed pre- eclampsia on Monday and the docs said that they had to deliver her babe as Lus life was being threatened and so immediately put her onto a drip to start inducing labor.  She was in labor from Monday morning until Tuesday evening when they elected to do a caesarian section and little Catherine Anne was born at 5pm weighing just 2kg but otherwise strong and healthy. She did need to go onto oxygen as she ...


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Moses up date 31 August

Posted by Jenny Webb on Friday, September 14, 2012,

 

This week has been a good one! The sores on Moses ear have almost healed completely, his wound from the op is almost totally healed and he is finally starting to put on a bit of weight again.

 

We have received the special baby probiotics from Marleen in Holland and he has been on these since Monday so I am sure that they are starting to take effect now and she has completed her full set of tests on his saliva, urine and all the ingredients in his formula and established which additional...


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