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Old 16-09-2011, 04:52 PM
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Default Goodbye Little Girl



My beautiful little girl gave up the fight this morning. Thats four Leos I've now lost and three of them waited to say goodbye. I can't believe such a spirited animal could be broken so easily. Your attitude to life and your indominable spirit shall always live on through me. I love you Leeloo and I miss you so much.

Sadly Leeloo passed away this morning in my arms and I'm heart broken all over again. I was thinking of having her put to sleep as I couldn't be sure she wasn't suffering anymore. I tried my best to save her, but even knowing that, I'll still find some way to blame myself.

Unfortunately, this has been the nail in the coffin for me with Leos, I'm not going to sell the eight I have left, but I certainly won't be buying anymore or breeding mine. Not in the foreseeable future anyway.
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Old 16-09-2011, 07:09 PM
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so sorry for you take care
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Old 16-09-2011, 07:46 PM
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sorry to read this, i can tell you are heartbroken, but you gave her the best care, be kind to yourself x
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Old 16-09-2011, 07:53 PM
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My heart goes out to you. Before you decide not to breed wait until things have calmed down as it all very raw right now. I went through the same thing with corn snakes, I lost two sisters who were carrying a rare gene and was devastated over it. Totally gutting but don't make any hard and fast decisions just yet. Give yourself time to grieve and to say good bye to your beautiful friend who you clearly loved very much.
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Old 16-09-2011, 09:39 PM
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So sorry for you its the worst feeling:-(

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Old 17-09-2011, 01:53 PM
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Sorry to hear about your terrible news. When we lose a much loved pet it's easy and in my opinion natural to blame yourself because you can then somehow rationalise it. I'd give yourself all the time in the world to grieve. Once things have calmed and you realise you had gone above and beyond your duty to help your little girl out you will see things differently. By the way, she looked a little character.
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Old 17-09-2011, 04:49 PM
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Thanks guys for all the messages of support, it is really appreciated and it helps me feel better when reading them.

Lemoni - I might breed later, at the moment I don't want anymore, but we shall see what the future holds.

Basin - That really helps when you put it that way. She was one in a billion, I doubt I'll ever find another with a character like hers. She was always misunderstood as being mean when really it was all a show she kept up due to being in a previous neglectful/abusive home. She had such a soft and loving side and I'm one of the rare few who got close to her, I feel very priviledged to have known her. Blah gonna start crying again hah.

Thanks again guys =)
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Old 17-09-2011, 06:07 PM
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There's nothing wrong with having a good cry. It sounds to me that you where both very lucky to have found each other. In time you'll be able to think back and remember, only your tears will be swapped for smiles.
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Old 18-09-2011, 07:22 PM
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I'm so sorry for your loss hon. Sending you lots of squishy hugs xx
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Old 18-09-2011, 08:18 PM
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Basin - All I seem to have done this year is cry, kinda sick of it, but yeah, it helps sometimes.

Freak - Thankies =)
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