I lost this sweet little duck "Cher" to a careless driver!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by sweetcaroline, Nov 7, 2015.

  1. sweetcaroline

    sweetcaroline Out Of The Brooder

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    This is Cher and her 12 beautiful ducklings from last spring, she hatched them in my front yard. Sadly yesterday I lost her to a Careless driver in my neighborhood right in the middle of the day. Cher flew everywhere, she was such a smart duck, rarely did she walk in the street, but the one day she decides to cross the street in a quiet neighborhood she gets ran over. I'm so heartbroken, I cried all day. And I'm angry at people in my community, we have lakes all around us with ducks, swans, and geese that come into the neighborhoods, so why do people not pay attention, and drive fast? How do you not see a duck in the road?? I will miss little Cher, she was so sweet and such a perfect mother, I'm blessed she was in my life.
    That person will never realize when he or she hit this little girl, so many lives were heartbroken, not only mine, but her mate now sits lonely down at the lake:( I think humans are the worst predators !!![​IMG]
     
  2. Jchicken311

    Jchicken311 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am so sorry for your loss!! [​IMG] This made me teary eyed[​IMG]
    I know how terrible it is to lose pets and it never gets easier. [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  3. pattyhen

    pattyhen Chicks Ducks oh my

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    I'm so sorry for your loss of Cher. She was a beautiful duck. [​IMG] I know how hard it is to lose a precious duck.


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  4. Carcajou

    Carcajou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, so sorry for your loss. I had a hit and run driver kill two of my ducks a year ago in August. I didn't see it actually happen but the others let me know immediately. The vehicle was on the wrong side of the road so I think it was deliberate. I was mad and sad at the same time. I live on a rural road with farmland all around but still some people just can't be inconvenienced with tractors or livestock in the road - or ducks. So I know what you are going through and you have my prayers. [​IMG]
     
  5. AshyChanz

    AshyChanz New Egg

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    I hope you make it through this tough time, ducks are such marvelous little creatures then tend to not to get the love and respect they truly deserve. One thing people could learn from these little Quackies is love.
     
  6. Carcajou

    Carcajou Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. Halloweengirl13

    Halloweengirl13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I lost my dog to an @$$h--- driver. Sunday afternoon in the middle of nowhere nothing but farmland and rarely any traffic... I was running to the road calling her to me and they swerved to hit her right in front of me
    There is hope for humanity tho ... Earlier this year near the publix here, a lady got out of her car and stopped traffic so a pair of Canadian geese could cross a busy intersection....
     
  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    There are still good people out there.
     
  9. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    So very sorry to hear about Cher. It's heartbreaking when things like this happen when it should not have.
     
  10. sweetcaroline

    sweetcaroline Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you everyone for your kind words
    I'm so happy to be apart of this great group of duck loving people. I really do know that there truly are good people out there, it's just hard to know that when something like this happens for no real reason.
    Today Chers mate stopped by to say hi
    I walked him back to the lake and sat with him for awhile, I'm hoping a new female will show up. [​IMG]
     

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