Tragic Accident

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by lou, Oct 7, 2009.

  1. lou

    lou Out Of The Brooder

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    I have three mini donkeys. Busgy, Dottie, and Jenny-Girl. They were all rescued. Unknown to me they got out of their pasture, so my neighbour phoned to inform me. I immediately went out to get them. This was in the evening so it was dark. The "kids" were just on the other side of the highway, a place they never go!! We were walking single file with my dad behind me, his 4-way flashers on acouple of hundred feet from home. I saw a car coming so I stopped till it could pass us then the "kids" and I would cross the highway into our yard. The car came, it slowed down but not very much. Dottie through the cars lights got a glimpse of home and bolted. She was struck and killed. Thank goodness it was almost instant. I just can't get the sound and the look in her eyes out of my mind. I guess I will in time. It hurts soooo much. Thanks for listening. I loved her!!!!!
     
  2. babymakes6

    babymakes6 Gifted

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    I am so sorry!
     
  3. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    Oh lou I am so sorry. [​IMG] I can only imagine how horrible it is for you. I know it hurts though...been there with a horse once. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

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    How awful!! [​IMG]
     
  5. AkTomboy

    AkTomboy Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. The Chicken People

    The Chicken People Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry for your loss!
     
  7. thebritt

    thebritt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] How very sad! I'm so sorry that happened. Why can't people SLOW THE HECK DOWN when people are leading stock/walking dogs/kids down country roads? I JUST DON'T GET IT!
     
  8. katrinag

    katrinag Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am sorry to here that.
     
  9. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    OOh, man, I am sooo sorry! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  10. bwebb7

    bwebb7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So very sorry.
     

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