2007 - Itchy-Eyed Goat Has To Scratch! ©


by J.R. Beatty

THREE GOATS and LOTS OF BULL
THREE GOATS and LOTS OF BULL

In a one acre fenced-in pen lived a great big bull and three smaller goats. One goat was black, one was white, and one was yellowish. (Click on photos)

The yellowish billy goat had a problem. Something was bothering his eyes. They were itching unbearably!

Unlike humans with our soft finger pads, this goat had four legs with hard, pointed hooves at the end. They were not good for helping his itching eyes.


Itchy-Eyed Goat Has To Scratch
Itchy-Eyed Goat Has To Scratch

As I photographed him, the horny goat solved his own problem with some sharp, "outside-of-the-animal-pen-thinking". He twisted his body around so his bristly, hairy tail could just reach his eyes.

This photo shows the pure goat pleasure and amazing relief obtained from his perfect eye itch scratching solution. Once again we see how wonderfully God created earthly life to be able to meet our own needs with surprising, intelligent actions!

Now please tell me - exactly what is his long, below-the-chin goatee used for?