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Letter to the Editor: Fireworks upset goats

Please eliminate your pagan tradition of explosives this coming Fourth of July. The blasts are terrifying. The crazy colors and patterns in the sky are worse.

What is happening? None of my herd understand this at all. We run to our shed to bleat and cower but the fright never stops. The lulls just let us hear the beating of our little hearts until the terror is upon us again. The caprine-ovine-bovine grapevine is on fire but we make no sense of the big crowds of humans and all their dogs and cats running hither and yon.

Have you not heard of fire? This great evil thing can be released and drive all the creatures of the forest and woodlands out of their homes. What are you thinking?



Thank you for printing this letter. Being a goat, I’m used to “being the goat” and don’t expect my bleats to get a fair hearing from humans. Not without a good butt from behind anyway.

Bonza, herd matriarch, Emerald Mountain Herd, proud registered dwarf Nigerian dairy goats George Krawzoff



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