PLEASE NOTE:

MyNews24 is a user-generated section of News24.com. The stories here come from users.

 
Annette Snyman
 
Comments: 1
Article views: 139
 
 
Latest Badges:

 
View all Annette Snyman's badges.
 

Our missing adorable red-faced mousebird

07 January 2014, 11:35

During our vacation at KENTON-ON-SEA (near Port Alfred, Eastern Cape) our adorable, tame red-faced mousebird went missing on the 28th December 2013.  She’s been with us for almost 6 years, since she fell out of the nest as a baby.  She’s free to fly around with her own kind when and wherever she pleases, at home or elsewhere.  She bonded and imprinted on us and she’s like a child to us and so loveable and loves our attention and contact.  In Pretoria, where we stay, she knows the area very well as she’s free, but she always return home to us.  She got lost previously but we always got her back as she goes to people after awhile and has a ring around her paw with my husband’s cell number.

We think the reason she got lost is because she doesn’t know the area and met up with her own kind.  It could also be that breeding instinct kicked in.  Whatever the reason, some or other time she will definitely go to people which could possibly be far away as they travel quite long distances as a flock and which she’s used to.  The day she flew was quite windy and that could also have disorientated her.

We plead with anybody/anyone who might have seen her or heard about a mousebird going to people in the area or surrounding area to please contact us urgently.  We miss her terribly and we know she will be looking and searching for us.  She’s especially bonded with my husband and would recognize his voice over the phone as she’s very intelligent. Attached also find a photo and her name is Tswierkies.

Thank you so much!

You can either contact me or my husband, Pat at 083 499 2077.

Annette Snyman

083 438 1450

Disclaimer: All articles and letters published on MyNews24 have been independently written by members of News24's community. The views of users published on News24 are therefore their own and do not necessarily represent the views of News24. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received.
 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
1 comment
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Read more from our Users

Africa must break from negative n...

Despite decades of conflict, death and tragedy, coverage of issues in Africa has often been ignored, oversimplified, or excessively focused on limited aspects. Read more...

0 comments 119 views
Submitted by
Amaps
Let the Chuch be the help to the ...

So disappointing how the "church" which claims to be the body of Christ, its not as it should be, its operated like a corporate company. Read more...

19 comments 222 views
Submitted by
MarkH
South Africa: The reality show

I see a tendency – just love that word – developing lately of the regime – another old favourite – to spread far and wide as much confusion as possible, all involving spending my money, of course. Read more...

3 comments 155 views
Submitted by
SkerP
Memories of 2 February 1990

This year marks a quarter century since I matriculated. And, obviously, the same time has elapsed since the unbanning of the ANC. Read more...

5 comments 975 views
Submitted by
MarkH
Civil war vs civil disturbance

I wrote this article after considering responses to an article on News24 yesterday, also the “attack” on the Bedford Gardens shopping mall, when I found myself pondering the differences between civil disturbance and civil war, and naturally the implications of both. Read more...

2 comments 343 views
Submitted by
Kalos eidos
Yes, there is a global agenda to ...

These words form the motto, mind- set, and goal of the world’s elite humanists, their establishment puppets and their rank and file useful idiots.  Read more...

39 comments 908 views

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Property [change area]

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Kalahari.com - shop online today

Valentine’s Day gifts – 14 Feb!

Gifts to spoil him and her. While stocks last. Shop now!

Games on Sale!

Save up to 60% on selected games. While stocks last. Shop now!

Up to 30% off All Textbooks

Save up to 30% off an extensive range of prescribed textbooks for all major universities and FET colleges. Shop Now!

Save up to 40% on outdoor accessories!

Tents, sleeping, day packs and more. While stocks last. Shop now!

30% off fragrances

Get 30% off fragrances for him and her. While stocks last. Shop now!

OLX Free Classifieds [change area]

 

services

E-mail Alerts The latest headlines in your inbox

RSS feeds News delivered really simply.

Mobile News24 on your mobile or PDA

E-mail Newsletters You choose what you want

News24 on your iPhone Get News24 headlines on your iPhone.

SMS Alerts Get breaking news stories via SMS.

Blogs Your opinion on you, me and everyone.

Calais Website keywords automated by OpenCalais.

 
Interactive Advertising Bureau
 
© 2015 24.com. All rights reserved.
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.