R.I.P Butter 2007-2008 (pic heavy)

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Bawkadoodledoo, Dec 16, 2008.

  1. Bawkadoodledoo

    Bawkadoodledoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 4, 2008
    Central MA
    Before I go into a post long and wide about her little quirks and perfections.. I can't type right right now.. [​IMG] I would like to say that Butter was family to me, not just a pet. I loved her almost as much as my human family.. I'm really in tears here.

    She was a beautiful little girl, she made a little coo sound when you picked her up. She never protested about being carried around, and she came to me for treats and hugs. A few days before her death, she started sulking and standing up like a... a penguin. She would stand in places for hours at a time with her neck in like she was cold. She came to me more in these few days and I didn't know anything was wrong.

    When I opened the chicken house door this morning, I was attacked by all the chickens, like normal. Flying partridge OEGS and a jumping duck. Chicks taking flight and flying straight out of the door. I looked around the cat carrier that they use as a nest, and saw her. She was dead, lying on the shavings. I think she was eggbound or had a heart attack. No visible injuries.

    Butter is the golden one.



  2. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    I'm so sorry [​IMG]
  3. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
    Sorry for your loss. [​IMG]
  4. HennysMom

    HennysMom Keeper of the Tiara

    [​IMG] awe hun.. [​IMG] I'm so sorry you lost your girl....

  5. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

    Jun 11, 2007
    Oh poor Butter. She was a beautiful girl. I'm so sorry.
  6. lovemychix

    lovemychix Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 14, 2008
    Moulton Iowa
    [​IMG] Been there with ya!! My daughter and I had one of those hens that we cherished as well. Some of them just touch your heart. [​IMG] Sorry!! [​IMG]
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I know how it feels to lose one. I'm so, so sorry. What nice pictures you have to remember her by, though. [​IMG]
  8. destorieswind

    destorieswind Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 4, 2008
    Mesa, AZ
    that makes me sad. [​IMG]
    I have a pair just like your pictures.
  9. hatchaholic

    hatchaholic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 23, 2008
    South Carolina
    So sorry for your loss. [​IMG]
  10. jbowyer01

    jbowyer01 Just Me!

    Aug 29, 2008
    Hogansville, Georgia
    ((HUG)) I'm so sorry! She was a beautiful bird.

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