Faithful Goose Wᴀɴᴅᴇʀs Cᴇᴍᴇᴛᴇʀʏ Dᴇsᴘᴇʀᴀᴛᴇʟʏ Looking For Her Pᴀssᴇᴅ-Aᴡᴀʏ Lover

Faithful Goose Wᴀɴᴅᴇʀs Cᴇᴍᴇᴛᴇʀʏ Dᴇsᴘᴇʀᴀᴛᴇʟʏ Looking For Her Pᴀssᴇᴅ-Aᴡᴀʏ Lover

A white goose, affectionately known as the “faithful goose,” has been spotted ᴡᴀɴᴅᴇʀɪɴɢ the ᴄᴇᴍᴇᴛᴇʀʏ grounds, seemingly in search of her ʟᴏsᴛ mate. Read Blossom’s love story that isn’t less ʜᴇᴀʀᴛʙʀᴇᴀᴋɪɴɢ and touching than anyone in human literature!

Faithful Goose Wᴀɴᴅᴇʀs Cᴇᴍᴇᴛᴇʀʏ Dᴇsᴘᴇʀᴀᴛᴇʟʏ Looking For Her Pᴀssᴇᴅ-Aᴡᴀʏ Lover

They Are An Adorable Couple!

In March 2018, Blossom and Bud, a bonded pair of domestic geese, came to ʟɪᴠᴇ at the Riverside Cᴇᴍᴇᴛᴇʀʏ in Marshalltown, Iowa. Their job was comforting visitors who had ʟᴏsᴛ their beloved ones.

Faithful Goose Wᴀɴᴅᴇʀs Cᴇᴍᴇᴛᴇʀʏ Dᴇsᴘᴇʀᴀᴛᴇʟʏ Looking For Her Pᴀssᴇᴅ-Aᴡᴀʏ Lover

Sᴀᴅʟʏ, in August 2022, the Riverside Cᴇᴍᴇᴛᴇʀʏ announced that Bud had ᴘᴀssᴇᴅ ᴀᴡᴀʏ after being ᴀᴛᴛᴀᴄᴋᴇᴅ by a wild animal.

Suddenly, Blossom became a ɢʀɪᴇᴠɪɴɢ ᴡɪᴅᴏᴡ and ᴡᴀɴᴅᴇʀᴇᴅ the ᴄᴇᴍᴇᴛᴇʀʏ grounds alone.

Staff at the ᴄᴇᴍᴇᴛᴇʀʏ did their best to cheer her up by giving her favorite snacks and communing with her more often.

Faithful Goose Wᴀɴᴅᴇʀs Cᴇᴍᴇᴛᴇʀʏ Dᴇsᴘᴇʀᴀᴛᴇʟʏ Looking For Her Pᴀssᴇᴅ-Aᴡᴀʏ Lover

Blossom Searched For Her Love

Blossom seemed to have ᴄᴏᴘᴇᴅ with Bud’s ᴅᴇᴍɪsᴇ. However, in several first weeks of 2023, the time of year when geese began to couple up, the pain of ʟᴏsɪɴɢ her lifelong partner ʀᴇᴀᴛᴛᴀᴄᴋᴇᴅ Blossom.

The ʜᴇᴀʀᴛʙʀᴏᴋᴇɴ female goose fruitlessly searched for her love across the ᴄᴇᴍᴇᴛᴇʀʏ.

When she saw her reflections in glass doors or ɢʀᴀᴠᴇsᴛᴏɴᴇs, she kept standing and sᴛᴀʀɪɴɢ at them as if her Bud’s ɢʜᴏsᴛʟʏ sʜᴀᴅᴏᴡ.

The Lovely Couple Is Happy Again!

Urging to step in Blossom’s ɢʟᴏᴏᴍʏ days, staff at the ᴄᴇᴍᴇᴛᴇʀʏ invited Frankie, the blue-ᴇʏᴇᴅ, handsome, ᴡɪᴅᴏᴡᴇᴅ-too goose, to befriend her and hoped they could fall in love again.

Luckily, the two geese paired up successfully two days after their first meeting on Valentine’s Day.

From now on, Blossom won’t have to sᴡɪᴍ in sᴀᴅɴᴇss and sorrow anymore. Instead, the new couple is by each other’s side whenever and wherever they go.

The story of the faithful goose ᴡᴀɴᴅᴇʀɪɴɢ the ᴄᴇᴍᴇᴛᴇʀʏ searching for her mate is a powerful reminder of the depth of emotion that animals can feel.

It is a testament to the enduring power of love and the ᴘᴀɪɴ of ʟᴏss and serves as a poignant reminder of the importance of empathy and compassion toward all creatures, great and small.