Flash Was a Force
A Sentience Article from All-Creatures.org

FROM Rooster Haus Rescue
Facebook posting, March 24, 2022

Why are non-human animals always expected to act the way we want them to? They are their own selves, with fears, phobias, and traumas, just as we all have. 

Rooster Flash

On Monday morning the Haus suffered a great loss. Flash passed away of heart failure, in the arms of our founder.

Flash was a force. He had determination and drive like no other. We could have never guessed he'd live up to his name so perfectly. Flash was fast ó in just milliseconds he zipped from one end of his property to your boots. And there wasn't a pair of boots too big or small he'd not try to take on. To strangers of Flash, his personality was easy to fear, but to those who knew him well, those boot pecks were incredibly endearing. Because we all knew deep down, Flash was a total softie.

Flash was such a huge part of our lives and the lives of his ten rooster brothers who he lived with. His spicy yet fun and dainty self ensured not a day would go by without us sharing a Flash story with someone.

Sadly, it's personalities like Flash's that often give roosters a bad name. But why are non-human animals always expected to act the way we want them to? They are their own selves, with fears, phobias, and traumas, just as we all have. And let's be real, in the eyes of non-humans, us humans can be scary! It takes bravery and courage to stand up to us strange giants.

We respect that. Animals donít owe us a goddamn thing, and "Twinkle Toes" Flash was the most lovely reminder of this.

Rest in Power Flashy Boy. The Haus will never be the same without you. 


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