In the last couple of weeks caregivers have been busy trying to come up a few additional enrichment activities to help beat off the inevitable extra boredom that comes with a snow filled late December. Yesterday, in addition to extra shoveling on the hill, Katelyn and I set up a special lunch forage in the front rooms at the end of cleaning. We scattered some of their lunch in front of the caging and set out long plastic tubes so there would be an added challenge of using the tools to gather part of their bounty.
I got a couple closeups of some of them enjoying their lunch.
Burrito with an orange pepper slice:
Today we put out three buckets of soapy water in the front rooms (made with small squeezes of non-toxic dish soap). Jamie went to each bucket and grabbed the paper towels that were accompanying the water. She then proceeded to wipe her face vigorously with them.
I later caught Jody enjoying the enrichment in a slightly different way: