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#82095 - 02/07/06 03:19 PM Abbey has passed today
Sheila Offline
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Registered: 02/05/00
Posts: 5363
Loc: Ok
Nine months ago I removed Mickey from the Colony and left Abbey, Star, her daughter and two young babies (4 females) all together in the cage until the first of Jan. without dividing them up and placing them with males. On the 9th of Jan. I put a new male (Ace) 9 months old and a first time breeder in with them. Abbey was 3.5 years old and a good breeder. A week after I put him in, Abbey and him bred and there was a fight. Abbey had a small hole punture in her back that I discovered about 10 days after the breeding. I checked her a couple of times a week to see if it had gotten larger. Last Thursday, I checked her because for two days the trio's plate had not been cleaned. I went to the vet that day and got some antibiotic for her. The wound was wide but not deep, but looked infected. I noticed that the wound started to look better after medication was given- infection going away and the appetite picked up after two days. Today I found Abbey on the floor of the age dead with her back eaten to the bone. Judie said she felt like that was done after she died. I noticed last night that Cassiopea was out playing, but abbey and Ace stayed in the bag, but there was no fighting going on. Also, I had added a second bag in there last night and this morning I found Cassiopea in a separate bag from Ace. I am sad that I have lost another glider. Abbey was a 100% Leucistic Het female. I would have removed Abbey from the group, but I am leaving town this weekend for the Glider Retreat in Tx. and Abbey has never been alone. Now I have to worry about Cassio being stressed of losing her mother. I am posting this for informational purposes. Many time you have this type of injury when males are moved around and females don't have time to get to know them before they breed with them. I think in Abbey's case she had not been with a male in a long time and resisted him. I am so sorry this happened to her. <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/frown.gif" alt="" /> I decided that I would remember Abbey when she was happy before I removed Mickey and would like to show you a picture of her happy family. She is the one on the right


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#82096 - 02/07/06 03:25 PM Re: Abbey has passed today [Re: ]
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Registered: 01/18/05
Posts: 11157
Loc: Tampa, FL

Sheila I am so sorry for you loss… and it sends shivers down my back, I have been nursing my Sage after Mango did this to her a second time, she has been on Meds for two weeks and is doing great, I was thinking about letting the all spend a night together in the ‘big’ cage… but that idea is out until Mango gets Neutered. Again I a sorry for you loss but you have helped me realize that it is just better to keep my three apart for now.
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#82097 - 02/07/06 03:26 PM Re: Abbey has passed today [Re: ]
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I just wanted to say I am soo sorry for your loss. <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/upset.gif" alt="" />

Sending <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/hug2.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/hug2.gif" alt="" /> your way

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#82098 - 02/07/06 03:26 PM Re: Abbey has passed today [Re: ]
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Oh Sheila..I am so sorry...I know this had not been a good year so far..I am praying for you and all your gliders health daily. Now Simeon has another friend with him.

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#82099 - 02/07/06 03:32 PM Re: Abbey has passed today [Re: ]
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Sheila, I am so sorry for your lost. Many hugs sent your way and praying that Cassiopea will be fine. <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/hug2.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/hug2.gif" alt="" />

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#82100 - 02/07/06 03:35 PM Re: Abbey has passed today [Re: ]
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Sheila,
I'm so sorry to hear about Abbey.. I really hope things get better for you.. I know it has been a rough year. My thoughts are with you and your little fuzzbutts.. <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/frostyangel.gif" alt="" />Hugs<img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/frostyangel.gif" alt="" />

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#82101 - 02/07/06 04:37 PM Re: Abbey has passed today [Re: ]
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Loc: St. Johns, Florida
Sheila...knowing what you have been through all I have to offer are <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/hug2.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/hug2.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/hug2.gif" alt="" />

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#82102 - 02/07/06 04:43 PM Re: Abbey has passed today [Re: ]
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Sheila I am so sorry for your loss!! I hope everything gets better for yoU! <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/hug2.gif" alt="" />

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#82103 - 02/07/06 07:45 PM Re: Abbey has passed today [Re: ]
Judie Offline
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Registered: 10/25/01
Posts: 9173
Loc: Edwardsville, Kansas 66113
What a beautifull family picture of all of them together. <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/heartpump.gif" alt="" />

Sending a big cyber hug to you. <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/hug2.gif" alt="" />
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#82104 - 02/07/06 09:44 PM Re: Abbey has passed today [Re: ]
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Registered: 04/01/99
Posts: 5333
Loc: Bee-Bopping round SnakePit USA
I am so sorry for you loss, shelia, and I know no words can comfort you at this time.. but know my prayers are with you.
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#82105 - 02/07/06 09:58 PM Re: Abbey has passed today [Re: ]
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Registered: 10/17/01
Posts: 2400
Loc: Tulsa, OK, USA
Sheila,
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I know how much you loved Abbey. I know she will be missed and we can't stop the pain of her loss but we can help you heal. Just remember we are here for you. Sending hugs & prayers to you and your the little glider family's.
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Anita <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/heartpump.gif" alt="" />
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#82106 - 02/07/06 11:17 PM Re: Abbey has passed today [Re: ]
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Sheila...I am so sorry to hear about your sweet Abbey. I can't wait to see you at the SGR to give you a big hug. I think there are a couple of us that need hugs this week. <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/heartpump.gif" alt="" />

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#82107 - 02/08/06 11:07 AM Re: Abbey has passed today [Re: ]
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Sheila I am so sorry. I know that no words can really help.... but I hope your heart heals with time.

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#82108 - 02/08/06 12:25 PM Re: Abbey has passed today [Re: ]
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So sorry for your loss.

<img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/upset.gif" alt="" />
Ed & the <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/littleglider.gif" alt="" />'s

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#82109 - 02/09/06 09:48 PM Re: Abbey has passed today [Re: ]
KattyM Offline
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Registered: 12/24/02
Posts: 9910
Loc: Phoenix, AZ
Oh, Sheila. How terribly sorry we all are for the loss of your sweet wee one. May your heart heal with time. <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/hug2.gif" alt="" /> to you.
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#82110 - 02/10/06 03:20 AM Re: Abbey has passed today [Re: ]
Lynsie Offline
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Registered: 02/07/05
Posts: 8318
Loc: Quincy, IL 62305
Oh Sheila, I am so sorry, keep your head up girl.
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