Mourners flock to farewell Cutie

By Shirley Higgins-Croft. From Botswana, from Birdsville and from Brinsmead they came. From the families of Pelecanidae, Phoenicopteridae and Thurston they came. Over the canefields, from the swamps and through the McGregor Road construction-site they came. They drove, they crawled, they flew, they walked. And yesterday, they cried and squawked. On an unseasonably wet dayContinue reading “Mourners flock to farewell Cutie”

Ringo laid to rest

By Murray Murchison Former First Dog, Ringo, was laid to rest yesterday at a private ceremony at YAPS Smithfield, alongside his brothers Cozy, Keith and Buddy, and sister, Karen. Ringo’s youngest sister, Meg, was euthanized yesterday over reported “grief and shitting issues” and will be joining her siblings in the next few days. Duty gravediggerContinue reading “Ringo laid to rest”