Happy holidays from Possum TV!
|Wink (left), Lumen (on Wink's back), Blossom (right), Joule (on Blossom's back)
9th September 2023
The three new babies have been named: Joule, Lumen and Q-Bit.
|Joule back-riding on Blossom - 21st Aug 2023
|Lumen back-riding on Wink - 22nd Aug 2023
|Q-Bit and Sasha in Box 1 - 25th Aug 2023
There has been some sad news; Dr Jim Pollock has passed away.
Here is his funeral notice.
I have mentioned Jim a few times on this blog. Jim is a vet who has, amongst other things, saved quite possibly thousands of possums over his career. He developed an extremely effective method of treating exudative dermatitis in brushtail possums. [Here's a link to his paper, but be warned that it contains a very unpleasant picture of an infected possum.]
Over the nearly 15 years we have had contact with Jim, he has prescribed and supplied Ceclor for well over a dozen of our possums, and it's likely that most of them would have died a miserable death without his help. Although ringtails are not his specialty, he also provided life-saving antibiotics for Wasabi on two occasions.
Right up until last year, despite being seriously debilitated, he was helping cure possums.
Goodbye Jim; you will be missed by humans and possums alike.
Wink's baby has now been back-riding for a little while and has been named Sun.
|Sun back-riding on Wink - 14th Feb 2023
|Wink and baby in Box 2 - 25th Jan 2023