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The passing of a guinea...

Our beloved Cocoa died today. I am so sad. We tried really hard to save him but he just couldn't breathe this morning. He was such a cute guinea pig, I really miss him heaps. It was so hard taking him to the vet, I didn't want to, I wanted us to just keep him until he died, but Christy didn't want to see him struggling so hard to breathe. And he really was struggling. Finn came to the vet's, too, and he's very sad without really understanding what he's going through. Cocoa was a lively and loving guinea who always cuddled up under your chin, and I guess we're lucky to have had him with us for the last two and a half years. Here's one of Finn's guinea pics from that time, the Night Guinea,
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microjotz
Jun. 9th, 2007 06:30 am (UTC)
It is never silly to grieve over the death of a pet.They become so dear to us.

I am glad you were able to help him out of his distress. Thinking of you all.
natesmountain
Jun. 9th, 2007 09:36 am (UTC)
Thanks. The poor little guy just couldn't get a breath in any more. He looked so sweet and trusting. Thanks for thinking of us all here xx

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