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Matilda the Duck's Marvelous Journey | Care2 Causes

Matilda the Duck's Marvelous Journey | Care2 Causes

Written by Ozzie Chavez of California Several months ago, I made a wonderful friend. Her name is Matilda. My son Noah was waiting for me to pick him up from his cross country practice and happened upon a group of ducks sitting by the river. One of the ducks was sitting by herself, very skinny and not able to move very well. Noah, knowing that his mother is a sucker for things like this, asked if we could bring her home and see if we could get her well again. It was easy to say yes, as my husband was out of town on business and I was sure that we could get her fattened up and returned to her home before he got home. I sent my older kids off to the feed store to buy duck crumbles and a little wading pool for her. At first, it was very touch and go. She had to be hand fed and carried everywhere. There was some type of injury to her foot and she wasn’t able to get around. I wo...

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