Whale Watch...UPDATE

Thursday, May 17, 2007

UPDATE: Oh no, the whalies are hurt! Both the Momma whale and the baby whale have owies. The whale doctors are saying that they have gashes from propellers from a boat. Today they are starting to try and move them towards the ocean by using whale noises...like whalies eating. There isn't much food the whalies like in fresh water, so they need to hurry up back to the ocean soon so they don't starve. Poor whalies...

I'm not angry anymore at my Mom for not taking me to visit the whalies...she told me they need to focus on getting back to the ocean. If I came they would be distracted and the baby whalie would want to play with me...I want them to get home, so I'll just watch them on TV.

Here's some more info on the whalies: KCRA TV


Since Suki was talking about a very 'excited' dolphin today, I thought I'd chime in about some aquatic excitement going on here in Sacramento. It seems there is a humpback mommy whale and a humpback baby whale swimming in the Sacramento River (this IS very unusual). They were discovered on Tuesday and just keep swimming. They seem to be lost and everyone is afraid they are sick or something. I want to go to the river and visit them...but my Mom is a meany and says no. Poor whaley...

Comments

26 Responses to "Whale Watch...UPDATE"

FleasGang said... 1:22 PM

How exciting Ruby. You should sulk until your meany mom lets you go talk to the whales.

The FleasGang

Tadpole said... 1:23 PM

Awww! I hope they find their way home! I would hate to be lost in a river.

Peanut said... 1:27 PM

Oh I hope they find their way back to the ocean. Those poor things.

Joe Stains said... 1:30 PM

maybe I can dump doofus in that river and he can show them how to get back to the ocean???

FleasGang said... 1:39 PM

Hey Ruby. I just came from Freda's blog and she's talking about the same whales! maybe you two should get together?

http://deltabunny.blogspot.com/

The FleasGang . . . again

Ruby Bleu said... 1:56 PM

Thanks Fleas...it's nice to know there's a local doggie to be friends with!

Lots of Licks, Ruby

Bruin said... 2:10 PM

That's so neat Ruby! You should have begged your mom to let you go!

Maggie said... 2:31 PM

How cool! I think you should have been allowed to go! How often does this happen??!!

Love ya lots,
Maggie

Sophie Brador said... 2:44 PM

Hey Ruby, Do the whales make music?

Suki said... 6:43 PM

Aw, poor whales! I hope they're ok, Ruby, and I hope you get to go see them while they're there!

Puggy kisses
Suki

Ike said... 6:51 PM

What's a whale?
Ike

Boo said... 7:29 PM

ruby, are those two whales getting assistance from any hooman to get out of the river? i think the river is not suitable for such a BIG whale.

wet wet licks

Boo

Goofy said... 8:06 PM

Hi Ruby
Poor whales..The river is too small for them..Hope they could go back to the big big sea

By the way, thanks for dropping by to my blog. nice to know a new friend!!

Love licks,
Goofy

Simba said... 12:34 AM

I hope the whales make it back to the sea safe and well.

Simba x

Oscar Airedale said... 1:33 AM

Aw, I hope they can get them to turn round and go out to sea, poor whales. One died in London last year when it swam up the Thames.

Licks
Oscar x

Girl Girl Hamster said... 2:00 AM

Oh, I hope you'll get to go whale watching eventually. It seems fun


~ Girl girl

Ferndoggle said... 4:39 AM

You could ride around on their backs! What a fun trip down the river.

We hope the find their way back to the ocean.

Sherman, Penny & Lola

Duke & Gidget said... 10:41 AM

Wow, that whale looks kinda scary to us. We are easily frightened by things in the water. Heck, even the water itself frightens us. We sure hope those poor guys can make it back to the ocean OK, and we hope their owies heal up and they are all better real soon!

Cairo The Boxer said... 12:17 PM

I heard about the whales too. I live in southern california and I wanted to see the whales too. I hope they are going to be alright I will say doggie prayers.

Dachsies Rule said... 9:00 PM

Maybe they should take you out on a boat that the whales will follow you! We would follow you because we know you wouldn't do anything to hurt us!

Thanks for stopping by our blog. It's always nice to see comments from you!

Roxie, Sammy & Andy

Rosco the wonder mutt said... 4:35 AM

Hi Ruby! Thanks for visiting my blog...I love meeting new friends! Tell your mom to take you to see the whales another day!

Lots of love,
Rosco

wally said... 4:38 AM

We had some beluga whales swim into the Delaware river near us last year. Poor confused whales. I offered to help herd them back out to the ocean but the ma ape said NO. Our moms are so mean.

wally.

Reina the Doxie said... 8:39 AM

WOW! you are so lucky!

Don't know if i'll ever get a chance to see a whale!

Ferndoggle said... 11:19 AM

This story made the news all the way across the country to Pittsburgh!!

Lola

fig said... 1:46 PM

Maybe they're looking for YOU, Ruby! You should go and run along the bank and show them how to get home!

Lorenza said... 2:39 PM

Hi, Ruby. We knew about the whales because there was a report in the tv news. I feel so sorry for them. I hope people can guide them to the ocean soon.
Would be awesome that you could go there and see them.
Have a nice day!
Lorenza

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