RIP Rascal--sudden car accident death

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Jster, Nov 20, 2008.

  1. Jster

    Jster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our sweet Rascal, one of our first three chickens, a red sexlink, died today after being hit by a car. It was all so sudden and we're still sort of accepting it, my kids especially. And I'm full of a lot of mixed emotions as well... It's a strange day filled with death and life, as we also candled the eggs under our broody for the first time. Also, it's giving me a lot to think about our part in the process of life, as I'm not a vegetarian, and yet saddened by the loss of this one special friend who happens to also be a chicken. I'm sure a lot of people here can understand.

    Here's our beautiful girl, may she rest in peace:
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  2. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    Awww, I'm so sorry [​IMG] It's tuff to lose one.
     
  3. HennysMom

    HennysMom Keeper of the Tiara

    I"m so sorry about your girl...
     
  4. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

    Mar 8, 2008
    Eaton, Colorado
    Oh I am truly sorry Jster. You have had a rough day. Hug those kids, tomorrow will be better. [​IMG]
     
  5. jjthink

    jjthink Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm so sorry to hear this.
    RIP Rascal.
    JJ
     
  6. chick4chicks

    chick4chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    N.E. Pa.
    [​IMG] I am sorry to hear about the loss of Rascal, she was a pretty girl. Keep her memories alive in your heart.
     
  7. Jena

    Jena The Welsh Witch

    Nov 2, 2008
    Cardiff
    So Sorry,

    It is hard to be caught in the web of life and now and again you have these crazy days of being faced with the end and the beginning of life.

    It is always so hard to lose a friend, someone else said keep her memory alive in your heart and they say you neer die as long as someone remembers you.

    Jena.
     
  8. Highlander

    Highlander Tartan Terror

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    I'm very sorry. [​IMG]
     
  9. Jster

    Jster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the hugs everyone. We'll make a garden stone for her today, and I'll spend some time talking with the kids as well, sharing more of our memories. Rascal was the only chicken who would perch on my shoulders...I'll miss her a lot. She was also the only one who's pecked my eye...living up to her name I guess. RIP Rascal
     
  10. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Sorry for your loss. [​IMG]
     

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