sweet pea cracks me up. she bloody well slept all afternoon and missed her lunch. at supper time she came bounding out of the bedroom at full speed and started jumping around to be fed. she had her dinner and then started jumping around to be picked up so she could have another nap on my lap. she isn't really sleeping. i know this because she has nipped both remy and tyra's nose when they tried to come over for a quick hello. she is a 4 pound prima donna.
remy is becoming an issue. he is going after the other animals because they are too close to me, or too close to the food bowl or generally just in his line of sight. he ignores everyone for hours on end and then he all of a sudden picks a fight. he is smart enough to leave the big strong dogs alone, and after trying to take on betty boots, he has learned that idea sucks too. so tonight he took on clyde, and while clyde sounds gawd awful vicious (but remy is deaf and cannot hear this) he really hasn't a clue how to fight. i got so mad at remy for being such a jerk, and clyde quite liked that remy got in really big trouble.
i had some real issues with the farm guys tonight too. they don't like having their routine messed with. the horses were all upset that i tied them to the fence to eat their dinners and then didn't let them in the barn. they ran all over that riding ring, all of them running and bucking and throwing their heads around and percy was right with them getting all wound by all the excitement too. i was stuck in there with them and had a hard time getting safely to the gate. i had to get really mean with percy. he was after me again and wouldn't stop. i tried pushing him away which just got him more rev'd up for a wrestling game. i finally hit him on the flanks with the lead rope i was carrying and that didn't stop him either. it was getting really dangerous. i finally had to hit him across the nose with the rope but even that took three or four times of him coming back for more before he stopped. i am at a loss at what to do with him, he is going to seriously hurt me in his moronic playfulness and i feel like such an utter shit for hitting him with the rope.
any suggestions on how to get a baby cow to behave himself?