List of diary entries.

 

Names of characters in the story, and Meanings of names.

 

What the Chinese names mean

 

 

Kuaizi chopsticks.

BOHAI, elder brother,

 

\CHANGPU, forever simple.

 

SHUANG:  bright; clear; openhearted.

YI JIE:  happy and pure

KUAN-YIN:  Buddhist deity of mercy.

Shen, spiritual; deep-thinking"

Liang, good.

GEMING: Chinese name meaning "revolution."

GUANG: Chinese name meaning "light."

CHANGCHANG: Chinese name meaning "flourishing."

 

Chinese word for panda is Xiongmao" or Giant Cat Bear.

 

Jinghua: Chinese name meaning "situation splendid."

 

LIHUA: Chinese name meaning either "beautiful flower" or "pear blossom

Weici: Chinese name meaning "preserving love."

 

 

What the Indian names mean.

Pakshalika: On the Right Path. Name of Goddess Lakshmi

 

 

 

What other names mean.

ABIDEMI: Yoruba name meaning "born during father's absence."

 

ABOOKSIGUN: Algonquin name meaning "wildcat."

 

 

AHANU: Algonquin name meaning "he laughs."

 

Gosheven

Native American: Great Leaper

 

Narbethong, Aboriginal name meaning cheerful or lively.

 

Wirake  

Friend   

 

Haimati ()

Origin

Indian

Meaning

Snow queen.

 

SITA

Gender: Feminine

Usage: Indian, Hindu Mythology

Other Scripts:

 

सीता (Sanskrit)

Means "furrow" in Sanskrit. Sita is the name of the Hindu goddess of the harvest. This is also the name of the wife of Rama in the Hindu epic the 'Ramayana'.

 

Simba, Swahili word for a lion.

 Kizungu, Swahili word meaning “of the white people.”

 

Ruslana, Ukrainian name meaning lioness.

Rowena – Irish name derived from the word meaning "white mane" or "white hair";

 

Namir, male Israeli name meaning leopard

 

Nemera female Hebrew name meaning leopard.

Baingana

Meaning people are equal, origin Swahili, Gender, Male

Afua, meaning in Swahili is merciful or protective.

 

Namrah 

• Tigress 

Nuru, born during the day.

 

Ajia, meaning in Swahili is quick or fast.

Nala, Swahili word meaning gift.

 

Olga, meaning is Blessed, holy or successful.

Helga, meaning is sacred.  Both Olga and Helga come from Russian or Old Norse.

Conrad, meaning is adviser or counsellor.

Ekaterina: Russian form of Greek Ekaterina, meaning "pure."

Adsila: Native American Cherokee name meaning "blossom."

 

KURUK: Native American Pawnee name meaning "bear."

Matoskah: Native American Sioux name meaning "white bear."

Chowilawu: Native American Hopi name meaning "joined together by water."

 

Skirnir, medieval name meaning the shining one.

 

To the Inuit, the polar bear is Nanuq, an animal worthy of great respect. In their poetry he is Pihoqahiak, the ever-wandering one.

In eastern Greenland, the polar bear is known as Tornassuk, "the master of helping spirits."

Indian names for the red panda characters.

Aghanashini

 Female , meaning: Destroyer of sins.

 

Alok m, meaning, cry of triumph or victory.

 

Amal m. meaning: Bright, clean, pure.

 

Chandrika

 Female , meaning: Moonlight.

 

African male name Kosey, meaning lion.

Arjuna, Hindi name meaning "white." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Indri.

 

Innokenti, Russian name meaning innocent.

 

Mishka, Russian name meaning little bear.

Aklark, Inuit name meaning brown bear.

 

SOOLEAWA: Native American Algonquin name meaning "silver."

 

 

 

Just a quick, but important note to anyone about to read the following material. 

 

Please note that even though the material beyond this point is inspired by a collection of soft toy animals and is completely fictional, the stories themselves are from an adult perspective.  This means that some of the issues featured, descriptions of scenes given or language used might not be suitable for some readers.  The stories were not specifically written for or intended to be read by or to young children.  That said, free choice still prevails here, read on if you feel the warning above does not alter your decision.

 

Here is the list of diary entries.

 

 

2005 diary entries

 

01 June 2005

 

Amber’s arrival

 

 

Stifftail’s arrival

 

A raccoon’s arrival

 

 

 

Arki’s arrival

 

Bruin and Brunetta’s arrival and meeting

 

Capybara trouble.

 

 

Arki’s nightmare

 

 

Amber finds a cub

 

 

Various happenings.

 

 

 

The arrival of three more animals.

 

 

 

 

a newcomer causes friction

 

 

 

 

Snowy Half tail in trouble

 

 

 

A close encounter between amber and Tigger.

 

 

 

 

The arrival of two albino squirrels.

 

Snowy half tail thinks things over.

 

 

Stifftail makes a move on Snowy Half Tail.

 

19 June 2005

Leisure time

 

 

June 20th 2005

 

Cooling off

 

Clarence and Tigger take an early bath.

 

 

June 24th 2005

 

Arki in danger

 

 

25 June: 2005

 

Whitie and Blanche go missing.

 

 

 

June 30 2005

 

A stormy day

 

 

July 5th 2005

 

Soothing times

 

 

July 7 2005

 

Open for business

 

Whitie’s massage

 

 

 

July 25 2005

 

A new arrival from across the pond

 

 

 

July 29 2005

 

Sam gets into a fight

 

July 31 2005

 

Life choices

 

 

 

August 04  2005

 

Reaching safety

 

 

 

August 04 2005

 

A family chat

 

 

 

August 08 2005

 

Tembi becomes ill

 

 

 

August 9th 2005

 

Naming Arki’s cub

 

 

 

August 11th 2005

 

 

Candy thinks about life

 

 

 

August 12 2005

 

 

An educational proposal

 

 

 

August 15 2005

 

Trying times

 

August 22 2005

 

Snowy lets it all hang out

 

 

August 23 2005

 

A lynx cub’s bid for freedom

 

 

 

August 24 2005

 

A polar bear causes problems

 

 

 

august 25 2005

 

 

Forging bonds

 

 

 

August 27 2005

 

Danger for blanche

 

 

August 29 2005

 

 

Brunetta finds her calling in life

 

 

August 30 2005

 

 

Snowy and Brunetta grow closer.

 

 

August 31 2005

 

Snowy fights for her cub

 

 

September 1 2005

 

 

A busy day

 

 

 

September 04 2005

 

Brushtail thinks things over

 

 

September 06 2005

 

Bruin tries to make amends

 

 

 

September 08 2005

 

 

A lynx takes her life in her paws

 

 

An unlikely bond

 

 

 

 

Stressful times for Clarence

 

 

 

September 14 2005

 

Facing their worst nightmares

 

 

September 15 2005

 

Letting the cat out of the bag

 

 

 

 

September 16 2005

 

A tiger cub finds a permanent home

 

 

 

September 19 2005

 

 

All mixed up

 

September 22  2005

 

A deadly plot

 

 

 

September 23 2005

 

Soothing shattered nerves

 

 

September 25 2005

 

Trouble for Leo

 

 

September 27 2005

 

Raining cats and dogs

 

 

 

September 29 2005

 

 

Snowy adopts a pup

 

 

 

October 4 2005

 

 

Salty makes his mark

 

 

 

October 07 2005

 

Rug problems

 

 

October 10 2005

 

Salty meets a pup

 

 

October 11 2005

 

 

Two new arrivals

 

 

 

October 12 2005

 

Ocelot adoption

 

 

October 13 2005

 

Learning how to be cold and wet

 

 

October 14 2005

 

Bruin learns a lesson

 

October 17 2005

 

 

Snowy puts her cards on the table

 

 

The big l

 

 

October 18 2005

 

 

Finding each other

 

 

October 20 2005

 

Troubled times

 

 

October 23 2005

 

Winter warmer

 

October 25 2005

 

 

Bear Rescue

 

 

Tigger’s story, or the rescue of Kodiak

 

 

 

October 27 2005

 

 

Kodiak inadvertently causes trouble

 

 

 

October 30 2005

 

 

Sam gets punished

 

 

October 31 2005

 

 

Arki and Kodiak grow close

 

 

 

 

November 1 2005

 

 

Kodiak and Arki take the plunge

 

 

November 4 2005

 

Isaac takes it out on Arki

 

 

 

November 7 2005

 

Sam’s luck runs out

 

 

 

November 14 2005

 

 

Family stresses

 

 

November 15 2005

 

 

Settling down to normality

 

 

November 20 2005

 

Theo’s flashback

 

 

November 29 2005

 

 

Perdita puts her paw in it

 

 

 

December 3 2005

 

 

Brydy has a foal

 

 

 

December 04 2005

 

Coming to an understanding

 

 

 

December 07 2005

 

 

Arctic adoption

 

 

December 12 2005

 

Allie’s introduction

 

 

 

December 18 2005

 

Intimate times

 

 

 

Diary entries for 2006

 

1 January 2006

 

keeping a secret

 

 

January 2 2006

 

 

Fear of the dark

 

 

 

January 4 2006

 

Tembo’s luck runs out

 

 

 

January 5 2006

 

 

Elsa thinks things over

 

A friend for life

 

 

January 6 2006

 

The birth of Elsa’s cubs and what happened next

 

 

January 8 2006

 

 

The power of the bath

 

 

 

January 13 2006

 

Big trouble

 

 

January 16 2006

 

 

A polar bear named Nanuq

 

 

January 17 2006

 

 

Petra’s challenge

 

January 19 2006

 

The truth about Tembi

 

 

January 21 2006

 

Theo leaps in with all four paws.

 

 

 

January 22 2006

 

The leadership contest

 

 

January 25 2006

 

 

Building bridges

 

 

January 27 2006

 

Dangerous liaisons

 

January 29 2006

 

 

Meeting real power

 

 

January 31 2006

 

Fleur’s challenge

 

 

February 03 2006

 

Bianca brings families together

 

 

February 04 2006

 

 

Unusual bath time

 

 

 

February 06 2006

 

 

Time to paws by the pool

 

 

13 February 2006

Cementing relationships

 

 

15 February 2006

 

growing closer

 

 

 

17 February 2006

 

Panda and pony problems

 

smile, you’re on camera

 

are you all sitting comfortably?

 

life and death

 

Tinka’s cub’s birth and the return of Kuan-Yin

 

Fleur and Jespah grow closer

 

 

17 March 2006

making lynx with the community

 

 

22 March 2006

 

Arki and Kodiak have a cub

 

 

 

01 April 2006

 

a loving touch

 

 

06 April 2006

 

Peppered

 

 

09 April 2006

Holly

 

 

18 April 2006

the arrival of a lost cub

 

 

28 April 2006

 

 

A thorny problem

 

 

10/05/2006

Shen and Shuang grow close.

 

 

20 May 2006

 

Kuan-Yin oversteps the mark

 

 

21 May 2006

 

Liang

 

 

27 May 2006

 

Ellie’s secret life.

 

 

Tuesday, 06 June 2006

A trio of tigers

 

 

Sunday, 02 July 2006

 

The arrival of Ellie’s second cub.

 

 

Wednesday, 12 July 2006

 

Ahanu makes his mark

 

 

Wednesday, 26 July 2006

 

Whitie, Blackie and Bess

 

 

Saturday, 29 July 2006

A telling touch

 

 

 

Tuesday, 15 August 2006

 

Petra and Aslan grow closer

 

 

Tuesday, 05 September 2006

 

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Saturday, 23 September 2006

 

Learning about the power of a paw

 

 

Friday, 13 October 2006

 

A panda with a bad attitude.

 

 

 

Friday, 20 October 2006

An emotional roller coaster

 

 

Tuesday, 31 October 2006

Guiding paws

 

Monday, 13 November 2006

 

The arrival of a snow queen

 

 

Sunday, 03 December 2006

Paws for thought.

 

 

Friday, 22 December 2006

Simba Tiger.

 

 

 

Sunday, 31 December 2006

 

Petra’s second challenge

 

 

 

2007 diary entries

 

 

Friday, 05 January 2007

 

A lion with a long mane

Troubled times for Aslan.

 

 

Saturday, 06 January 2007

 

Netting a cub

 

 

Monday, 08 January 2007

 

Simba Kizungu

 

 

Friday, 12 January 2007

 

little Leo

 

 

Thursday, 18 January 2007

Snowy’s secret.

 

Monday, 22 January 2007

 

Snowy’s struggle.

 

 

Tuesday, 30 January 2007

Whitie, Blackie and Silver.

 

11 February 2007

 

finding equilibrium.

 

24 February 2007

 

New beginnings

 

 

02 March 2007

 

 

The birth of Whitie’s cubs and what happened next.

 

22 March 2007

 

All in the mix

 

 

Monday, 02 April 2007

Keeping in touch

 

 

Thursday, 19 April 2007

 

Trusting instinct and trusting paws.

 

 

Tuesday, 08 May 2007

 

Lost lynx and lions

 

 

Monday, 21 May 2007

 

Deadly plots and a late arrival

 

Sunday, 10 June 2007

 

Ordinary goings on for once     

 

 

Friday, 13 July 2007

 

Arrivals and departures.

 

 

Thursday, 19 July 2007

Love for Leo and Trouble for Tigger.

 

 

Tuesday 24 july 2007

Tigger’s Namrah.

 

 

Friday, 03 August 2007

 

A big shake up.

 

 

Friday, 17 August 2007

 

Nuru

 

 

Monday, 10 September 2007

The circle of life.

 

 

Friday, 28 September 2007

 

Birth, Death and a transfer of power

 

 

Thursday, 18 October 2007

 

Troubled minds and family times.

 

 

Saturday, 22 December 2007

 

Birth, Death AND newcomers

 

 

Diary entries for 2008

 

Tuesday, 22 January 2008

Alaska finds her paws.

 

 

Wednesday, 13 February 2008

 

Time to think and time to play.

 

 

Saturday, 29 March 2008

 

Let’s go cubs!

 

 

Tuesday, 15 April 2008

 

Old Grey

 

 

 

Wednesday, 21 May 2008

 

Coming home

 

 

 

Saturday, 05 July 2008

Community troubles and spiritual interventions.

 

 

Friday, 12 September 2008

 

One big family

 

 

 

Saturday, 15 November 2008

 

Growing up, having cubs, and other things too.

 

 

Diary entries for 2009

 

Monday, 02 February 2009

 

 

All change in the community?

 

 

Saturday, 11 July 2009

More four pawed goings on

 

 

Tuesday, 20 October 2009

 

More tales from the big house.

 

 

 

 

Diary entries for 2010

 

 

07/02/2010

More well padded twists and turns.

 

 

 

Sunday, 13 June 2010

 

 

Extending the family.

 

 

Thursday, 26 August 2010

Traumatic changes.

 

 

Friday, 22 October 2010

Patching up the community

 

 

 

Sunday, 12 December 2010

Powerful paws.

 

Diary entries for 2011

 

 

 

Tuesday, 01 February 2011

 

Trials of life.

 

 

 

10/04/2011

Life changing events.

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, 28 June 2011

 

More goings on at the big house

 

 

 

Monday, 07 November 2011

Summer Learning

 

 

 

2012 diary entries

 

Tuesday, 24 July 2012

 

Finding the right path

 

 

 

2013 diary entries

 

05/01/2013

 

Every day life.

 

 

27 November 2016

 

Apudo’s rise and fall 

 

Trial of a Titan

 

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