Your Animal Spirit for April 15 is The Opossum

Your Animal Spirit for Today

Opossum

 

You’ve heard the expression “playing possum”? It means to play dead and is derived from Opossum’s ability to act in whatever way the situation demands. If it’s practical to play dead, so be it; if it’s to Opossum’s advantage to be aggressive, watch out! Take your cue from this master actor today—and play the role that will serve you best.

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Your Animal Spirit for Feb. 13th is The Opossum

Your Animal Spirit for Today
February 13, 2014

Opossum

You’ve heard the expression “playing possum”? It means to play dead and is derived from Opossum’s ability to act in whatever way the situation demands. If it’s practical to play dead, so be it; if it’s to Opossum’s advantage to be aggressive, watch out! Take your cue from this master actor today—and play the role that will serve you best.

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Your Animal Spirit for January 6th is Opossum

Your Animal Spirit for Today
January 6, 2014

Opossum

You’ve heard the expression “playing possum”? It means to play dead and is derived from Opossum’s ability to act in whatever way the situation demands. If it’s practical to play dead, so be it; if it’s to Opossum’s advantage to be aggressive, watch out! Take your cue from this master actor today—and play the role that will serve you best.

Your Animal Spirit for Nov. 13th is The Opossum

Your Animal Spirit for Today
November 13, 2013

Opossum

You’ve heard the expression “playing possum”? It means to play dead and is derived from Opossum’s ability to act in whatever way the situation demands. If it’s practical to play dead, so be it; if it’s to Opossum’s advantage to be aggressive, watch out! Take your cue from this master actor today—and play the role that will serve you best.

Precious Pet of the Day for November 11th

Rous, the Pet of the Day
Name: Rous
Age: Six months old
Gender: Male
Kind: Opossum
Home: Eugene, Oregon, USA
This Rous, and he is an opossum, which is North America’s only marsupial species. His mother was hit by a car, and he developed neurological issues because of this. He was the only one who survived. Rous cried and cried for his mother for two days straight. After I become his new mom, anytime I left he would cry for me. Cry = high pitched bark. My boyfriend is in love with him. If anything happened to him he would be very upset. Rous is very much a loved member of our family. He is getting neutered next week and I plan on using him for educational purposes.

He was about two months oop (out of pouch) in the baby photos, and here he is now. He’s all grown up. It’s amazing to think he used to be so darned tiny. He adores the kids, anyone really. Especially the cats. His favorite thing to do is climb onto the counter when I’m cleaning cages. He is probably the easiest pet to care for. Also, he will do anything for a grape or marshmallow. He absolutely loves them.

Opossums are the most bizarre sleepers! Rous loves to hang onto something even when asleep. When they get tired they will close their eyes and then just fall over sideways and be totally knocked out. It’s the strangest thing. He is a bit spoiled. He is litter trained, non destructive and mild mannered. His vet even pondered the thought of adopting an opossum for a pet. We all love Rous.

Rous, the Pet of the Day

Your Animal Spirit for Sept. 3rd is Opossum

Your Animal Spirit for Today
September 3, 2011

your daily animal spirit for today

Opossum

You’ve heard the expression “playing possum”? It means to play dead and is derived from Opossum’s ability to act in whatever way the situation demands. If it’s practical to play dead, so be it; if it’s to Opossum’s advantage to be aggressive, watch out! Take your cue from this master actor today—and play the role that will serve you best.