Time passed and Emmett grew and changed. He developed his special male goat smell - or stink. His horns grew and he was becoming a male goat. It became clear that he would not be happy here and we did not want to wether Emmett. We felt that he should do what he was born to do, and that is to be a male goat, not a pet.
The decision was made to send Emmett back to the farm where he was born. There were females there and he would be happy. Emmett could full fill his purpose in life.
This is what Emmett looks like now. He has a good life and is the father of 6 so far! Emmett is happy. This is how he should live his life. We visited Emmett this past weekend, he had not forgotten us or the special goat cookies. We saw the new additions and Emmett seemed proud. Then this grown up goat quickly turned into the baby that needed to be scratched and fed.
Emmett is a grown up and living his life as it should be lived. There is a sense of satisfaction for me in knowing that I helped make this possible for him. There are no regrets for me, even if I miss the little stinker.