As we cannot hold our annual open day this July, join me on a socially distanced, virtual stroll around my estate. The garden looks lovely thanks to Jeanette; in fact here she comes with a wheelbarrow full of hedge clippings.
Like me, some of the animals at SESAW are permanent residents, including Bob, the Kune Kune pig. Give his head a rub as you pass by. Next is the rabbit shed where some pretty bunnies munch hay and wait to be homed.
Beyond the ducks on the pond, Michelle crosses the field with buckets of food, hotly pursued by the sheep and goats.
Do you hear cooing? It’s Dicky Dove; he’s been with us for years. Other than an injured wing which prevents him flying, he is in lovely condition.
Close the door of Ruggs Cottage quietly so we don’t disturb a young mum suckling her young family. So that’s why mum said we need kitten food. No sign of Ollie; he’s probably sunbathing on the roof. How does that cat manage to look so superior all the time?
Don’t leave without browsing the bookcase by the gate which Dawn replenishes regularly, but wait a minute, people are here by prior appointment so keep you two metre distance. Our talented volunteers have been busy making Rainbow of Hope car hangings and excellent quality washable masks which are selling like hot cakes. Various designs available, Jayne takes orders on 07720 079370 and collection slots are booked to keep everyone safe.
I hope you enjoyed the ‘tour’ and look forward to the day you can visit us in person and meet me,
Kenny (the Boss) Chihuahua
Suffolk & Essex Small Animal Welfare, Stoke Road, Leavenheath CO6 4PP /
01787 210888 / www.sesaw.co.uk.