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Bob goes home, and is appreciated

 Bob went off to his new home in Hampshire on Saturday.  He was just a little reluctant to leave, but as his new owner took him straight to a pub for pub lunch, then he snoozed on his brand new bed in the car all the way home, I think he wasn't too distressed!   I spoke to his new owner the next morning and he already sounded like he was settling in, and yesterday evening I got this: 

"Bob is just adorable. He's settling in very well, and has touched noses with Lizzie the Cat (the photo missed the moment!). We've been for walks by the river and round fields and met several dogs - all very friendly. He's been visited by a 4 year old 'princess' (she likes dressing up) and by my 5 year old godson and he was very gentle and they loved him to bits. I haven't tried him with the bantams yet, but this morning while visiting Millie the Goat he met two wood pigeons and was a bit in awe of them!! The other picture is with Millie (and the Shetland's Mum). As you said, everyone loves Bob! Last night he spent the night reclining on the sofa, which is OK.

Everyone has said what good condition he's in, and that's all down to you. You've done a wonderful job, because he must have been quite a poor old boy when you got him.

Thank you very much for all your help in adopting him - I'm very lucky to have him."

Below: Bob meets Millie the goat, and Lizzie the cat. 
Bob meets Millie the Goat  Bob meet Lizzie the cat

Awwwwww.  

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parrot_knight
15th Mar, 2011 20:17 (UTC)
I'm very pleased for Bob - you can be very proud.
philmophlegm
15th Mar, 2011 23:35 (UTC)
What bunn didn't mention is that the new owner is a distant cousin of Jon Pertwee!
parrot_knight
15th Mar, 2011 23:39 (UTC)
Jehosaphat! Bob will be a delegate at an intergalactic peace conference before we know it! I hope he is trained to resist hypnotism should the Master show up...
smirnoffmule
15th Mar, 2011 20:25 (UTC)
Awww Bob! Glad to hear he's gone home.

Did you ever identify the source of his screaming and woe?
bunn
15th Mar, 2011 21:00 (UTC)
No, it is a complete mystery! We X rayed him - nothing - and were just about to get him in for an MRI scan when it basically went mysteriously away.

He did have a couple of minor incidents - sods law, not until the week before his adoption visit - but they were much less severe -just a few seconds pain after getting up - and I think were down to overdoing it on an extra-long walk the weekend before.

So we've said to adopter that if it comes back, the charity will cover cost of MRI & surgery if necessary, but there didn't seem much point delaying the adoption when he was bouncing around very happy and obviously not in any pain!
inzilbeth_liz
15th Mar, 2011 20:48 (UTC)
Well done you! I'm so glad things are looking up for Bob.
lil_shepherd
16th Mar, 2011 09:08 (UTC)
Oh, that's wonderful. I am so happy for Bob, and glad that all your hard work has paid off.
puddleshark
16th Mar, 2011 09:32 (UTC)
So glad to hear he's settling in!
helflaed
16th Mar, 2011 09:58 (UTC)
Wonderful news.
wellinghall
17th Mar, 2011 21:04 (UTC)
I am so pleased to hear that he is doing well :-)
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