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not good news
Posted: 12/01/2010 by angel

sadly at some point last night our little angel died we are heart boken. thanks for everyones help over last few days it helped alot Click and drag me down to the editorClick and drag me down to the editorClick and drag me down to the editor

Re: not good news
Posted: 12/01/2010 by Clairestortoise

Ohh Angel, I am soo sorry!! I got tears in my eyes...Ohhh :( :( I imagine you are sad, I know how hard you was trying to help your litte one..Thats so sad!! My thoughts are with you...xx Claire&Teddy

Re: not good news
Posted: 12/01/2010 by tpgarlene

Oh Angel, I am so sorry, you did the very best by this little tortoise, but sometimes the damage already done is too much

atb

Arlene TPG

Re: not good news
Posted: 12/01/2010 by tortoise7

Angel
I am so sorry to hear that very sad news, at least at the end S/he had someone who really cared about them. My thoughts are with you
Jane, Keya & Molly

Re: not good news
Posted: 12/01/2010 by angel

thanks everyone its possible she had worms and because she was cold when we got her keeping her warm may have helped them multipy and coinsidently helped finish her im so angry shefinally ate last night too only to die some time later poor little angel i wish she were still her. my partner is getting a new tort 2moro a horsfield this time the difference in behaviour and energy levels between our baby and the new one says and suggests she had been ill for a long time. her rear end smelt like amonia reallt strong and that wasnt normal. getting a new one 2moro makes me feel guilty but i want/need another hopefully this one will be with us for many of years to come

Re: not good news
Posted: 12/01/2010 by tpgarlene

Hi Angel

I hope your new tortoise will be with you for many, many years please dont feel guilty :)

The bad ammonia smell could indicate that he/she had an infection, poor thing - please make sure that you throw away all the substrate Bits was kept on, and if you are going to use the same enclosure, make sure that you give it a good scrub with discinfectant or a bleach solution, so that when you get your new tort, he or she is going into a completely clean enclosure and there is no chance that any bugs or bacteria could be passed on.

I really hope this will be a happier experience for you, and we are always here for any worries or advice needed Click and drag me down to the editor

all the best

Arlene TPG

Re: not good news
Posted: 12/01/2010 by Dave K

Angel,

I'm so sorry to hear this. I'm gutted for you and for the poor tortoise. I hope your future tortoise experiences are happier ones.

Dave.

Re: not good news
Posted: 12/01/2010 by VivTPG

Oh Angel I am so sorry to hear that she diedClick and drag me down to the editor, she must have been treated really bad by the last owners, you tried to turn that round but it was too late the damage was set in.

Make sure your next tortoise is from a breeder and not a pet shop you dont want to take a chance in getting an ill tort again.

Your new tort will have a great life with you.

Regards Vivienne

Re: not good news
Posted: 13/01/2010 by angel

thanks for all the posts we had a new tort today a spur thigh not sure on the sex yet too young but its so great to see him/her charging round and EATING we did buy from a pet shop a different one of course but they get all their torts from a breeder they all healthy so hopefully a better experience this time round Click and drag me down to the editor

Re: not good news
Posted: 13/01/2010 by ben123

Angel

I am so sorry ,  I hope it goes well with the new guy.

 

t

Re: not good news
Posted: 13/01/2010 by ben123

Angel

I am so sorry ,  I hope it goes well with the new guy.

 

t

Re: not good news
Posted: 13/01/2010 by angel

thanks things are good so far.

 

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