Bye bye Fred!

posted on 7th of june, 2011

We all have a favourite model, Fred was mine.

I am going to miss him terribly. All the more so because I am responsible for his demise. It took only a couple of weeks to train him to pose wherever we put a worm or two. In fact he was often posing before I got the worms out of their box.

Soon he progressed to hand feeding:

Before we knew it he was coming into the kitchen for a chat with his tea-time treat. Having 3 cats we strongly discouraged this behaviour by keeping the garden door shut. (You know what's coming don't you?) His habit was to follow me round the garden whilst I worked, sweetly singing his encouragement.Then a couple of weeks ago I didn't notice that he was no longer singing until I went indoors and found devastation....

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Comments (15)

Posted by Linqong on July 27, 2011
Nice shots!Nice bird!
It's a very touching story.
Posted by Henrymm on June 10, 2011
Beautiful story with beautiful images. :)
Posted by Hotmidhun on June 09, 2011
Sorry to hear about the say story of Fred.

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