Meet the Winsome Ridge Family

All the critters we live with, even those who are dead and some we don't like very much

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Ginger

Breed:

Romney, or possibly Merino, Palomino or Maraschino
Favourite Food: Grass
Talents: Excretes rather neatly
Hobbies: Head butting, line dancing
             
Fred

Breed:

Three-legged sheep, or possibly a goat
Pastimes: Lying down
Failings: No facial features
Favourite Food: Anything, as long as he doesn't have to get up for it
             
Rodney

Breed:

Inbred stupid white sheep
Talents: Good dancer
Bad Habits: Refuses to be cuddled; boring; arrogant
Hobbies: Running away from humans; wondering where he is
             
Angus

Breed:

Scottish; claims to be descendant of Braveheart's dog
Talents: Rat catching (and rabbits and small sheep)
Bad habits: Frequent vomiting; digging claws into people's legs
Features: Open wounds; fleas; poncy walk
Favourite Food: Bits of Reggie's ear
Reggie

Breed:

Fattus Mongrelus
Health Risks: In danger of exploding due to overenthusiastic culinary pursuits; forgets how to walk
Hobbies: Eating; sleeping; looking for bedrooms
 
Oscar Dean

Breed:

Uncertain, but lovable - possibly a Labrador Retriever
Favourite Food: Spaghetti Marinara; roast leg of cow; fenceposts
Best Friend: Linda, closely followed by Humphrey
   
 
Humphrey, RIP
1997 - 2001

Breed:

Romney Border Leceister Lincoln Merino (purebred)
Talents: Impersonating Oscar
Religion: Rastafarian
Bad Habits: Refuses to have a haircut
   
Linda !

Breed:

OzCan (hybrid)
Hobbies: Lying around half-naked in strange positions
Talents: Renowned brewer of beer and bathtub gin, and a pretty good drinker of same
Favourite Food: Wool
Tony

Breed:

OzBrit
Favourite Diseases: Mostly coronary; usually has a bit of a cold; dizzy spells; particularly likes a good dose of flu; has been known to have flea infestations
Claims to Fame: Famous aging raconteur and notorious flirt with women of all nationalities, ages, shapes and sizes
Monica

Breed:

Brown chook
Disabilities: Blind in one eye; stupid
Hobbies: Walking in circles; bumping into things; falling down
Occupation: Viking
 
Hilary Jeanette

Breed:

White chook
Hobbies: Pooping on the verandah; running under the sprinkler
Occupation: Game show host
 
Victoria

Breed:

Australorp
Bad Habits: Always late for breakfast
Medical History: Scaly legs, cured by dipping her in the crankcase with the engine running
 
Elizabeth RIP

Breed:

Dead chook
Hobbies: Lying underground awating resurrection (she doesn't look dead, does she?)
 
 
Ma & Pa Kettle

Breed:

Perpetrators of multitudinous inexactitudes
Failings: Won't act their age; rarely shower; don't shave; don't go to work; spy on the neighbours; beg relatives and strangers for money; stay in bed as much as possible
   

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