Attila The Hen passed away.....So sad :(

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by 1livelychick, May 25, 2011.

  1. 1livelychick

    1livelychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, my sweet, all knowing, Attila the Hen Passed away sometime in the night. I just buried her. She was the Mother Hen to the flock and came down with an infection in her leg joint over a week ago. I followed everything the vet said to do and her wound appeared to being healing just fine. She was about 7 y.o. [​IMG]
    I knew before I even approached the Chicken Hospital that she was gone. She always made her morning noises when she heard me coming. She will be missed.[​IMG] Thanks for listening.
     
  2. terrilhb

    terrilhb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] I am so sorry for your loss. What a wonderful life she must have had to live that long. Sending lot's of hugs. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. Gallusfarm

    Gallusfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a shame. So sorry for your loss. She lived a good, long life.
     
  4. tammye

    tammye Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so sorry, always stinks to lose a friend
     
  5. 1livelychick

    1livelychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, so much! Tears are just rolling as I type this. I know she was a chicken but was she ever a GREAT chicken. Her eyes always had the most knowing and gentle expression. SHe was a big girl , too, she was 10 lbs before she sustained this infection. I had nursed her back to health two years ago from a Jack Russell, attack. Her buddies, Frank the rooster and Dolly are the only one left from the origanal group that was attacked. Yes. I will miss her dearly. Thanks again.
     
  6. terrilhb

    terrilhb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 11, 2010
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    Of course you are crying. You lost a friend. I know people that laugh when I cry about something happening to any of my animals. But I don't care. We take care of them, feed, water, clean up after them, protect them and love them. They are part of your family. I am so sorry again.
     
  7. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Sorry for your loss.
     
  8. 6chick*start

    6chick*start Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ohhh ... ((((1livelychick))))
     
  9. Chicka-boom Chicka-boom

    Chicka-boom Chicka-boom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So sorry to hear of your hen dying [​IMG] 7 years is a long time to grow attached to a pet [​IMG]
    I love the name, Attila the Hen [​IMG] We just got four young pullets on Sunday - so its been less than one week. I can see how the attachment forms quickly though, they are such sweet critters!
     
  10. 1livelychick

    1livelychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks again...Attila the Hen was a rescue.....her first owner lost her job, her home, her pets...it was a bad time for her. I've had Attlia for two years. Still a long time and so enjoyed her. Attila was featured in a childrens book, the Bed and Bisket Gang....She was nothing like her character but none the less it's a sweet storey and she left a legacy from the book.
    You all are so great! God bless each and everyone of you!
     

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