10/24/2011

Monday's View from the Moo: Penguins!

Ha-roo everyone, its me, Moo, time again for the View from the Moo. Jack asked if he could use my post to alert everyone about a potentially poisonous problem facing the penguins in New Zealand affected by the recent oil spill. There's a rather unusual rescue effort taking place! Take it away, Jack!

Thanks Moo. Here's the deal: New Zealand's penguins are being rounded up & washed to remove most of the deadly oil, but not all can be washed out. Some wonderful penguin-loving peeps from around the world are knitting them little Penguin sweaters to put on them to prevent them from preening & ingesting bits of oil still in their feathers. How cool is that?
The pengies are released only after they are fully oil-free and have built their strength back up by exercising in a pool. Then the sweaters are used for more incoming penguins, poor things!
A lady who owns a wool shop came up with the plan and I say "Four paws up!" A-roos to yous!

I think I'll offer my services to the rescue team in New Zealand, after all, I'm an expert Pengie-herder! (click to see me demo my mad herding skills.) I expect they can use a few more helping paws! Thanks, Moo - now back to woo!

Woozers, Jack! Those Pengies sure look cute in their itty bitty sweaters! If woo go to New Zealand to help, can I have your treats till woo get back?
Speaking of treats , REMIND YOUR PEEPS THIS WEEK TO GO DONATE A BOX TO YOUR LOCAL SHELTER.... and pose fur a pic or two with your treat jar/box, etc. to post this coming Saturday! ....Because every furkid deserves a treat!

And that's this week's View from the Moo,

toodle-woo!
Miss Moo & guest blogger Jack a-roo

8 comments:

The Army of Four said...

Is it Casual Fridays there? I mean ... I thought penguins wore tuxedos, not sweaters! Ha roo roo roo! Just kidding - I sure hope the little guys will be OK!
Play bows,
Zim

Two French Bulldogs said...

Oh my what great info to pass along...
Benny & Lily

♥♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥♥ said...

We saw the story about those poor penguins. What a thoughtful plan to provide them with sweaters. We would gladly donate some furs to help them stay warm too.

Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

Sychoberians said...

We like penguins too!!!! Especially since they are the same color as us, well at least one of us. We hope they are all saved.

Remy and Flash

Someday our Dad may take some more pictures of our crazy antics, we hope so.

Huffle Mawson said...

What a brilliant idea. If my mum could knit, she'd make some of them for sure.

Elyse K said...

Awww, Jack! What a great story about pengies wearing sweaters over their tuxedoes! You and Miss Moo gave me a big smile today!!

:) Thank you,
Elyse

Rumpy Drummond- Talk to the Dog said...

Hi Moo! Nice to meet you. Penguins in sweaters is good for saving their lives, but I don't recommend letting them see themselves in a mirror. Keep up the good work!

Khyra And Sometimes Her Mom said...

I should send my furs fur the penguies!

We took the treats to Whitney's B&B today -

I was even nice enough to take some fur - *GULP* - the khats!

Hugz&Khysses,
Khyra