We lost Napolean

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by horsejody, Apr 7, 2008.

  1. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

    Feb 11, 2008
    Waterloo, Nebraska
    Napolean was my favorite little chick. He was a silkie, and had a darling [ersonality. My daughter came to visit over the weekend and brought her dog (Scottish Terrier). The bathroom door accidentally got left open. The dog ran in and grabbed Napolean right out of the brooder. It was horrible. Napolean died in my hands. My daughter and I cried for hours. I know it wasn't the dog's fault. It was mine for not providing better bird security. I feel terrible.
  2. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Poolville, TX
    I'm sorry that you lost your little Napolean. Hard lesson learned, just know it was an accident and you are not to blame. I hope you and your daughter's heart heals fast.
  3. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC

    So sorry - we all live and learn, and unfortunately with chickens, often that means a loss or two along the way for which we blame ourselves.

    Hugs to you and your daughter!
  4. Morgaine

    Morgaine Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 22, 2008
    I'm so sorry for your loss Jody. [​IMG]
  5. raindrop

    raindrop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 10, 2008
    Western Oregon
    I'm sorry for your loss, hope your hearts heal soon.
  6. silkhope

    silkhope Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 30, 2007
    Pittsboro, NC
    I'm really sorry. Please don't blame yourself, it was an accident. My dog did this to one of my favorite little baby silkies too. Took right off when we weren't looking. [​IMG]
  7. WillsMama93

    WillsMama93 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 23, 2008
    Shreveport, La

    So sorry for your loss.
  8. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Mar 25, 2008
    So sorry to hear about your loss. [​IMG] My husband points out all of the time, that nature is so cruel. He can't even stand watching the chicks peck eachother. Sorry again.

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