Yesterday, the ducklings made their first trip outside!
Here they are in the front garden, flocking together:
Not much to say that isn’t evident from the photos, except that they really, really like arugula.
Meanwhile, the CATIO is nearly complete!
My Fella made this out of IKEA, with some feline-friendly modifications — scratching post, climbing rope, chicken wire to protect them from the world and vice versa. It’s painted (my contribution) and secured to the side of the house with L-brackets (NOT my contribution, in fact, I’ve only just learned what L-brackets are). Now all it needs is…a door.
You know, so that the cats can get in and out. But this is a minor issue. This will be resolved. Because, as My Fella assures me, he’s “got a plan.”
And when said plan comes to fruition — probably with “a bit of engineering” — this little one, among others, will be very pleased: