Wednesday, July 19, 2006

No Matthew For Miss Diva



I received an email from Matthew's owner letting me know that he had died. He and 2 others just couldn't survive the heat. Dori, his owner tried really hard to keep them with fresh water, shade and even misting them with water but it wasn't to be. Miss Diva doesn't know what she has lost but I feel like I just lost a baby. Even though I only saw photos and read about him he felt like part of my family. I had Matthew's favorite feed waiting for him and fresh straw for his bed. I was so excited about going tomorrow and picking him up. Of course we will find a mate for Miss Diva but there will never be one as sweet as little Matthew. I know Dori and her family must really be sad from losing 3 of their baby goats. She loves and takes care of each of her animals as if they were her children. Each animal has its own personality and she makes sure you know all about their likes and dislikes and the care of them before they leave her homestead. Dori I am sad about Matthew but I am so glad I "met" such a wonderful caring lady. Hopefully we will get another opportunity next season to add one of your babies to our family.

11 comments:

It's a FLIP-FLOP World said...

That is just so sad...The heat must have been really something for that to have happened. I would have brought them inside somehow...I am so sorry. I love animals too.

Lady Laurie said...

I am sorry Peggy. The heat has been just awful,losing an animal is always a sad thing.
*Angel Hugs*

momxtwo said...

So sorry to hear about Matthew. This heat is terrible.

Blessings and Peace
Lisa

ms*robyn said...

oh Peggy, I am sad too. what an awful thing to happen to such a sweet animal. I have an affinity with goats, seeing as I am Capricorn - hope it cools down for you soon.

Donna said...

Oh that's so sad!

Mrs.Garcia said...

I am so sorry for you Peggy.
I know that even though you never got to Take Matthew to your Home to be Ms. Diva's BoyFriend.

Rosa said...

Oh Peggy, I am so sorry. That is so sad. Poor little guys. I hope you find another one soon.
THANK YOU for all my goodies! You are too sweet. Got home last night to my box. I will post pictures soon. xxoo

Rosa said...

Oh Peggy, I am so sorry. That is so sad. Poor little guys. I hope you find another one soon.
THANK YOU for all my goodies! You are too sweet. Got home last night to my box. I will post pictures soon. xxoo

Finn said...

So sorry to hear of the death of your new little boy to be, Peggy. It's a hard knock life at times, isn't it?? They say the great sorrows are for the loss of "what might have been". I'm just sure that the Universe has another little guy in store for you and Miss Diva. Hugs, Finn

Jeanne said...

So sorry to hear of the death.
Prayers for all God's animals in this heat and for you and your family!
Tell Miss Diva I love her goat's milk
soap I use it everyday!
Love and kisses
Jeanne
X0X0

Laurie Ann said...

Wow, even with shade and water, that's terrible! Too bad you didn't get a chance to bring him to your place to keep safe from the heat. There must have been a way to keep those poor babies cooler ...