never heard him make before. These were like, “Oh my God, he’s leaving!” His twin brother tried to follow him out of the enclosure. Marsha seemed baffled.
After the people had driven away, I came back to the barn to see to everyone. Marsha alternately came to me, and went to Matilda and just stood there rubbing her face against her friend’s face. And Matilda stood and let Marsha do that. I knew that Marsha needed to be consoled and Matilda was there for her.
Then Marsha came and put her head on my lap for almost a half hour and wanted to be stroked. I told her that her boy was going to be very happy at his new home – which is true. They obviously love their animals, have raised champions, etc. After about a half hour on my lap like that, Marsha went to her evening spot in the barn and settled in for the night. I stroked her once more and told her I loved her, and then it was time to return to my world.
The experience floored me! A lot to feel and assimilate.