- kangaroo hopping around outside- but that wasn't the case for- many people who saw jojo hangin- around gulfport last week.- news 25's kristen anzuini has a- update on the coasts most - beloved kangaroo.
- - " last week jojo the kangaroo - captured the hearts of the- gulf coast when he went missing- for two days in the bayou view- area of gulfport.
- cody breland- "i never would have expected, the day i got this little baby- kangaroo in a little- - - - draw string pouch, that he was- going to have such an impressio- on this - area and these people and i - never would have imagined."
Thankfully jojo was found.... - but hopping around in a strange- environment did take it's toll- on the kangaroo.- cody breland- "he had a fungal infection on his back so we are guessing he- may have went under - a fence or something like that- and he was scratched it is a- little rough having to give a - kangaroo a bath everyday to - change out his medications and- put the ointment- on his wounds but it is great t- have him home."
After all of the excitement tha- jojo and cody expereinced,- they are both finally starting- to settle down into a normal- routine.- "i feel like even after getting him home it took me awhile for- my nerves to come back- down, i feel like probably the- last two days are the first two- days that i have felt - normal again and i can say the- same for him too because his- eyes are back open- full again, he look feral when- he came home, he looked feral,- he looked like he had - seen some things out there i- don't know but he is doing- really well now" on thursday jojo will be back a- his vet's office for a checkup.- cody breland- " he is going to actually doubl check everything make sure that- he is free of - - - - infections, depending on how- that goes, will determine when- people will be able to- actually see jojo in public - again."
- - - there will be an event for jojo- at the blow-fly in on saturday,- the - kangaroo may or may not be in - attendance dpeending on what hi- vet says at the checkup.- in mchenry, kristen anzuini,- news