Sunday, August 10, 2008

Sunday Salute - Bart!

Our Sunday Salute goes to our friend Bart the Bat!

Good eeeeevening!

That's right - he's back! We first introduced you to Bart back in May of 2007. Zim told you all about how Bart lives on the underside of our upper deck and Storm posted about him in August of last year, with some better photos. (Bart's a little camera-shy.)

Bart is a Brown Bat, we believe, and as such he can eat 1,200 mosquito-sized insects per hour! Half of his own body weight per night! Mom said that with all the rain we've gotten lately, the mossies are horrible, so she was quite happy to see the return of Bart! Mosquitoes are bad news for us pups, too, so anyone who spends every waking hour trying to wipe them out is OK in our book!

Bart, for your non-stop mosquito killing skills....... we salute you!

The Army of Four

16 comments:

  1. Oooh! We need a Bart!

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  2. Yeah, woo are very good at sending the (s)torms our way all the time, can woo send Bart here for a little while so we can be skeeta-free woo?

    Wags, the OP Pack

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  3. Hi, friends!
    I need Bart too! The mosquitos here are killing my mom's legs!
    Kisses and hugs
    Lorenza

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  4. Yay Bart!

    Wooooo woo rar rar rar,
    Kayla and Maebe

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  5. w00f's A04, heehee u cood sell Barts services...me need him too, we gots plenty mossies to keep him feeded...they likes to chew on mama feet and leggies too...

    b safe,
    ~rocky~

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  6. Bart is a great furiend to have -

    If we take our walk khloser to dusk, we have lots of Bart's and Barts's chaperoning us!

    We just had a hailstorm here - we got bakhk from our walk with about 15 minutes to spare fur it POURED!!

    I have to smell wet humom right now - since she kept going out to chekhk on my Xterra!!!

    Hugz&Khysses,
    Khyra

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  7. That is cool that you have your very own mosquito eating machine..
    We have to take Callie in tomorrow for an X-ray to see how she is doing. If you ask me she is all healed as wild as she is...

    Big Sloppy Kisses
    Gus, Louie and Callie

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  8. Bats do us all such a great service but it does always kinda freak me out to see one.

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  9. Oh good, I'm glad Bart is back for a visit. He is doing his job at helping you all stay safe from the nasty skhwitos!

    Phbbb

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  10. WOO WOO

    We need Bart too! Maybe you can figure a way to clone him so we can all have a Bart?

    Thor and Marco Polo

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  11. We don't need Bart right now since it is winter but if you wouldn't mind sending him to me when you're done please?

    Huffle Mawson, Honorary Husky and Explorer Cat

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  12. We LOVE bats! Humom even put a bat house up.
    Great salute, Ao4!

    *Bat trivia*
    A certain handsome black & white siberian boy's nickname was BATMAN when he was a pup. Can woo guess who-a-roo it was?


    Wooos & a-rooos,
    Star & Jack a-roo

    (PS - we gave Stormy an award, find it on our blog)

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  13. Also, we have an award for cutie pie Dave, come check out our blog!

    Woooooo... Kayla and Maebe

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  14. We have LOTS of bats living behind the shutters on our house and occasionally one of the dreaded creatures somehow gets inside the house and causes quite a stir! No way are we saluting bats but we'll let the bats know that you love them and that you'd love for them to come to your house!

    Love ya lots,
    Maggie and Mitch

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  15. Mom is scared of bats, but she hates mosquitoes even worse!!

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  16. Hey Bart!!! Can we borrow him for the weekend to get our mosquitos?
    HUgs,
    Sitka

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