Donna Anastasi — Gerbil Show Countdown

Donna Anastasi — Gerbil Show Countdown Description

Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Judging And Gerbil Fun At The Show

The night before the big gerbil show, I didn’t get to bed until 1 p.m. because I was cutting out magnets and chatting with travelers on their last ounce of adrenaline. View Blog>>

Wednesday, May 14, 2008
Final Count Down

The New England Gerbil Show is just three anticipating days away. Everyone involved in the big event, coordinating, exhibiting and/or traveling great distances, is working through their own personalized to-do list. View Blog>>

Wednesday, May 7, 2008
Behind The Points

“Mom, would you get the gerbils out of the tub? I need to take a shower.” With less than two weeks until the big gerbil show, I’ve cranked into high gerbil-mania gear. Determined that she will shed that last gram or two, Fantasia the gerbil, with her mom Sweet, are spending pre-show days free ranging in the tub , which is lined with a towel and scattered with climbing toys, and a ramp that leads to their tank to come and go as they please. View Blog>>

Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Gerbil Family Reunion

Gerbil people – who are we, where do we come from and what magnetic force draws us to southern New Hampshire for the 7th annual New England Gerbil show? This year, 25 kennels are trekking to the show from not just New Hampshire and neighboring Massachusetts and Maine, but from as far away as New York City, Delaware, Missouri, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Oregon, Ohio, Georgia and Florida. View Blog>>

Wednesday, April 23, 2008
The Gerbil “Wow” Factor

Some good news – Promise, at an advanced age of 2 years and 3 months, produced a litter of two pups. More good news is that Pup Princeton’s too-short tail suddenly spurted new growth. View Blog>>

Thursday, April 17, 2008
Logistics of Going to a Gerbil Show

The UPS man must wonder what’s up. Every day or so another box appears on my doorstep. If only he knew the contents he’d shake his head bemusedly. View Blog>>

Wednesday, April 9, 2008
Choosing Gerbil Contenders

Just six weeks to go until the 7th annual American Gerbil Society New England show. Gerbil breeders around the country peer with anticipation into the nest, as fuzzy baby gerbils blink their newly opened eyes and wander out. View Blog>>

Monday, March 31, 2008
It’s Gerbil Show Time!

For many people, May brings freshly turned garden soil, college graduations, and the Memorial Day weekend BBQ. For me, living in Southern New Hampshire, and for a devoted band of gerbil-loving colleagues, May means only one thing: the American Gerbil Society New England Show.” View Blog>>

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