Sunday, 7 April 2013
The New Playpen
Now the pups are growing bigger and can see their way around, my peeps have put up a second playpen for them - and me - close by the kitchen so they can see what's going on in the house and get used to noises. They have to learn the strange noises that can be heard in peeps' homes - all the machines and the sound of things falling on the floor when someone drops them.
As you can see Trilby and Aoife were very interested in seeing the pups close up - here they are watching the pups feeding.
My work is still not over - feeding and cleaning goes on here too BUT there is talk of weaning my babies soon so that may stop them looking for all their food from me...at least I hope so :-) Once they start eating proper food I won't be cleaning up after them either - Leigh & Judith can take that little job over then and I can start having more me-time!
I do love my little ones though and I will always spend some time every day snuggling with them.
There are a lot more toys in the playpen now - all sorts of colours, sizes and textures to help the pups get used to the different shape and feel of things - and give them things to snuggle, things to chew and things to play tug with...and even a tunnel to hide in.
Some of the knitties made by my peeps' friend for Aoife's birthday have found their way in here too.
The playpen is all new to the pups just now so they are a bit unsure of where they are today but they will soon get to know it well - as they stay here now through the day and go back to the whelping box bed at night. One last photo of all four posing for the camera: