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Sad Ernie News

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Silkie Sue, Jun 5, 2011.

  1. Silkie Sue

    Silkie Sue Songster

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    To all of you who have been encouraging me with Ernie through his " big lump" ordeal and are waiting for the news tomorrow of his surgery.... I am heartbroken to have to tell you.... he was killed last nite by a WEASEL that got into my barn along with 13 other Silkies and baby Muscovies.
    I am so upset.... i just finished burying everybody and I really wasn't looking forward to have to report this to you.
    The jerk was still in the barn when i went in there this morning and the dog tried to get it but is so fast.. i hope he will be back because if the dog doesn't get him the shotgun will [​IMG]
    Here are pictures of some of my beauties that are no longer with me....
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    This is Ernie on a better day..
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    Rest in Peace my beautiful fuzzybutts... I'm so sorry i couldn't protect you.... i love you guys
     

  2. luvinrunnin

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    Aww, I'm so sorry. Crazy how we get attached to animals that some consider disposable. [​IMG]
     
  3. jjthink

    jjthink Crowing

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    What a heartbreaking thing - so sad, so sorry....[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    JJ
     
  4. Squishypuff

    Squishypuff Songster

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    How awful, I am so sorry for your loss.
     
  5. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    So very sorry, [​IMG]
     
  6. I'm so sorry to hear your unhappy news! Give yourself time to heal and maybe start again.
     
  7. chicken crazed 1o1

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    I am so sorry to hear that truly looking at those cute faces made me shed a couple tears [​IMG]
     

  8. mshuey1

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    Am truely sorry for your loss, I feel your sorrow. Went thru the same thing last month. Give your self time to heal.[​IMG]
     
  9. NewToFarming

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    I am so very sorry for your loss of Ernie as well as all the others. [​IMG]
     
  10. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    So sorry to hear about your loss. I just logged on to get an update about Ernie. I'm hurt to hear the bad news. [​IMG] I hope you catch the predator! [​IMG]
     

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