Meeting Keira. I first met Keira (originally called Shakira, by her rescuers, Sarah and Senora Maria) at Senora Maria’s house in Puerto Natales, Southern Chile, March 2016. I decided to change her name to Keira, as Shakira was a little long winded to pronounce, when calling her, plus Keira Knightley is a very good British actress, … Read more

Some special people from Puerto Natales.

  Sras. Maria, Sarah, Denise with myself on the right. Outside Sra.Maria’s house, Puerto Natales, March 2016. Sra. Maria, and Sarah, who as I mentioned, rescued Keira after she was hit by a truck and got her well again. I remember being told, it was highly likely that Keira would never walk again, but just … Read more

Goodbye Puerto Natales. Hello England!

  As previously mentioned, animal importation laws into the UK are rather strict, even more so into the Falkland Islands, Sarah had a lot to do to prepare Keira for her long journey. There were many visits with K. to the vets for vaccinations, deworming etc., (the vets in Natales were excellent. So grateful to … Read more

Life in England with foster family.

  So there we have it, Keira was now in England and safety delivered to her temporary home by Sarah and ready to spend the next six months in quarantine, as per Falklands animal importation laws. Quarantine, if you could call it that, was really not that bad!! When you think of animal quarantine, in … Read more

Farewell England.

Days turned into weeks and weeks turned into months. Finally it was time for Keira to bid farewell to England and to the foster family, who had taken such good care of her for many months. The final document. The best one! 🙂 The information I was pleased to receive! I received an email from … Read more