Thursday, August 11, 2005

Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road?

Obviously: to get to Red Door where she would be cared for until a new home was found.

On Tuesday, Madeleine the chicken went to her new home--a little farm south of Chicago--where she immediately starting scratching up dirt and clucking, all signs of a happy chicken. Thanks to Fran Kras, for arranging an adoption for Madeleine, and for driving Madeleine there.

We found Madeleine to be such a fascinating and friendly animal, we're not at all surprised to learn about a trend sweeping the suburbs and cities in this country: the keeping of a few backyard chickens as pets and for eggs. Read more about that in today's New York Times, "Scratch a Suburb, Find a Chicken":


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