Attempted Goat Escape Foiled by Quick-Thinking Maaaa

In late-breaking news, we have received word that one Carmelina Fabio took advantage of a weakly latched gate to escape from her pen.

Just moments ago, Goat Maaaa Fabio entered the garden and found a seemingly confused goat just outside the pen staring back her; her paaaartners in crime, Pasqualina and Margherita, remained inside the pen…equally confused, it seemed.

“Maaaaaaaaaaa!” cried Carmelina as she darted in the opposite direction, possibly startled by Goat Maaaa’s canine companions.

But Goat Maaaa didn’t panic. She quickly secured the dogs’ leash to a tree, walked casually toward the pen making faint tsking noises, unlatched the gate, entered, and turned to find Carmelina right behind her.

And another goat escape has been foiled.

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10 Beans of Wisdom to “Attempted Goat Escape Foiled by Quick-Thinking Maaaa”
  1. 01.19.2010

    Troppo ca-a-a-a-a-rino!

    Glad you enjoyed Anna ๐Ÿ˜€

    .-= anna l’americana´s last blog ..In Memoriamโ€ฆ. =-.

  2. 01.19.2010

    That lil devil. Thank goodness for good goat mothering. Phew.


    Haha, close call indeed ๐Ÿ™‚ Ciao-woof-maaaa!

    .-= Susan & GG´s last blog ..Yรฉle Haiti – Week’s End =-.

  3. 01.19.2010

    ah… the things goats do to make our day.. and it’s hard to get mad at them because they’re so darn cute! i miss having a goat as a pet.

    You know, now that you mention it, I haven’t gotten angry with them at all yet! Hmm….

    .-= Sonia P´s last blog ..Affogato al Cioccolato =-.

  4. 01.19.2010

    Love that smile!

    She looks *so* innocent, doesn’t she? ๐Ÿ˜‰

    .-= Nicole´s last blog ..New Theme: monochrome =-.

  5. Gil

    Contadina!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Haha…who knew?! ๐Ÿ˜‰

  6. 01.20.2010

    Whoa, Michelle, never a dull moment down there in Calabria, eh? Those kids really keep you on your toes! ๐Ÿ˜‰

    And people ask me how I don’t get bored here…. ๐Ÿ˜‰

    .-= saretta´s last blog ..Brotherly Love =-.

  7. a face only a maaa could love ; ) I have been trying to convince Adam to get some goats for about 2 years. he won’t budge. hmmm…maybe when we get onto the other side of the pond again? Sounds like you are a busy lady! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Hahaha…stay strong Em! Hopefully you’ll, ahem, get your goats ๐Ÿ™‚

    .-= Em from Ribollita Reboiled´s last blog ..Sweetest Marriage Proposal…for your viewing pleasure! =-.

  8. 01.21.2010

    Glad you stayed calm and averted at goatastrophe!

    Thanks…us too ๐Ÿ™‚

  9. 01.26.2010

    I love this photo, it made me smile!

    Glad to hear it Kalee!

  10. 03.09.2010

    HAHA! Love the look on her face! Che risata!

    She’s *so* innocent-looking, isn’t she? ๐Ÿ˜‰

Michelle KaminskyMichelle Kaminsky is an American attorney-turned-freelance writer who lived in her family's ancestral village in Calabria, Italy for 15 years. This blog is now archived. 

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