I just wanted to write a note on Em. I said a few posts ago that she'd been very ill, though she seemed to be on the mend. However, she died in the early hours of this morning. It was not a surprise, it's been a very difficult week with no certainties, until yesterday early evening when it became apparent that it was inevitable.
It's hard right now to not think of these past few days. It's been so tiring, but because I am still so proud of my little hen I don't want to get into what happened, I just want to share two of my favourite pictures of her and soon, once the horribleness of this month has past I'll be left with these images, many many more like them, and all the fun memories we've all had, and the recent events will blur and fade off. It was, I should say, mercifully peaceful.
I'm so proud of my pet. She was, as I've said, a good hen. They've all progressed very well since we rescued them in June. And I thought I should write some words because I do write about them all a lot. They're all important hens.
So, above is Emily in a tree during a wander in the forest, and below Emily in the long grass.