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Pets of Dalhousie: Meet Miss Spooky Bones, Ruger, Razz, Opal, Garnet and Peach

Posted by Communications, Marketing and Creative Services on March 24, 2021 in Community Highlights

Miss Spooky Bones is a ball python and one of the pets that live with Christin Roper, a graphic designer with Communications, Marketing and Creative Services.

(Find information on how to submit your own pet's profile at the bottom of this profile).

Miss Spooky Bones

Name: Miss Spooky Bones (she looks like she has a bunch of 'o's on her sides and bones along her back)

Species/breed: Ball Python

Age: unknown (rescue)

Fave food: No comment ;)

Special tricks: She does 'disappear' pretty well.

Best quality: very calm, eats every few weeks.


Name: Ruger (he is a former show cat and his name was 'Jessie James', we didn't like that but wanted to pay tribute somehow.)

Species: Smoke coat Oriental Shorthair

Age: 2?

Fave food: literally ANYTHING!

Special tricks: Making his food bag materialize out of the cupboard.

Best quality: Incredibly cuddly

Razz, Opal, Garnet and Peach

Names: from left to right: Razz, Opal, Garnet, Peach

Species: Orpingtons

Age: 7 months (they started laying two weeks ago!)

Fave food: Grapes

Special tricks: They know 'come here'... As long as 'here' has grapes!

Best quality: The eggs, of course!

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Read more about this series on Dal News. And don't forget to check out the previous pets we've featured in this space this month, including Hamish, Maple, Paulomer, Declan, Hermes and Loki, Billie Jean, Clover, Hamilton, pets of ORS, Toby, Leo, Hattie, Bella and Blue, Mai, Piper and Griffin, Lucy, as well as those from previous months:

The month in pets: January

The month in pets: February