Posts Tagged ‘Earthquake’

Oh my! What a year this has been!

Tornadoes, Volcanic ash clouds, Earthquakes and Snow – Mother Nature sure has been rumbling around New Zealand this year. Christchurch’s residents and their pets have been through some very tough times, but spring is just around the corner, and with the warm weather comes the promise of growth and a new chapter.

 Christchurch city was hit by a large 7.1 earthquake on September 4th -just a few days past the clinic’s 1st birthday, but it was the following 8000 or so aftershocks that were really felt throughout the clinic and our homes.  Just as we were posting our last blog post, we were hit by a very large aftershock which caused much devastation and loss in the City. The clinic sustained some damage, and operated without power or plumbing for a few weeks, making operating rather interesting!


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