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The Critter Barn

One other thing we did as a family while we were in Michigan was visit The Critter Barn. We thought it would be fun, since Joash is starting to like animals. They were also holding a live Nativity, so we thought that would be cool too.

The first animal we visited was Joash's favorite, cats. He loves cats. We have some nice ones are our farm and in the summer he would crawl after them. All of the cats at The Critter Barn we super nice and Joash loved petting them all.

 The we saw the rabbits and chickens. Joash didn't really know what to think about these and the rest of the animals for that matter. But the volunteers were great! The girl in the picture below was always bringing the softest or the calmest animals over Joash.
The live Nativity was very nice. Joash like to touch the sheep. We also got to see the donkeys, turkeys, goats, horses, peacocks and whole bunch of other animals. Joash was just taking in all as he usually does, and was happy until a goose nipped his finger and a really loud billy goat who seemed to be trying to escape his enclosure got in his face. After a quick visit to the cats again and then seeing a horse that Joash thought was pretty cool, we decided we better head home on a good note.

I am looking forward to taking Joash back to The Critter Barn when he is a bit older. I think he will like it even more then.


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