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Abandoned sulcata

Discussion in 'Sulcata tortoises' started by Kaeloni, Sep 9, 2018.

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  1. Yvonne G

    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Tortoise Club

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    Oh gosh! That's awful. Thank you for taking the time to keep us informed. Please let your husband know we wish him well.
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    I'm so sorry, what an awful thing to happen. I wish your husband speedy recovery. I'm sure you'll find your perfect Sully when the time is right.
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    I will definitely be praying for your family. What a horror to even imagine! There are just no words for these times in life....
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    I am so sorry. Prayers for his complete and quick recovery.
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    So sorry to hear that! Thinking about your family
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    How is he doing today? Praying for his healing.
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    Please update when you can. When bad things happen to good people.... you have dozens and dozens of tort lovers sending him prayers and healing vibes. I hope they can manage his pain, I cannot begin to fathom it. How very difficult it must be for you to stand still and wait, and trust that the doctors know best. We are with you.
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    Thank you all for the well wishes! If all goes well, my husband will be coming home sometime today or tomorrow. He says that the pain is bearable expect when the nurses change the dressing and put new ointment on. His arm will be badly scarred but he is okay. That’s all that matters. My mom has came to help me with the kids and animals so that I can be with my husband. She’s doing a great job taking care of the tortoises. She has decided that she really likes them. She’s not doing as well taking care of Batman (kitty.) I came home to shower last night and saw she gave him a bowl of Mazuri! Poor cat has been eating mazuri for 2 days. The bag is in a closet with the label facing the wall. She thought it was cat food [emoji23] I think we all needed a good laugh with how serious the last few days have been.
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    The Mazuri Cat Food story is pretty funny :D Glad he's doing alright and I hope things continue to improve. Keep us updated :tort:
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    Poor kitty, I wonder what he made if his new diet [emoji23] Wishing you all well.
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    Oh my gosh....your husband is sooooooooooo lucky! Good to hear he’s on the mend, can come home. Tragic really...

    Hang in there..you will pull through it all. Best of luck.
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    Glad to hear he is improving. Very funny about the cat.
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    Lmao!!! It’s so good that you choose to find the positive and humor in life to get you through. Still praying for y’all... especially your cat now [emoji23][emoji23][emoji23]
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    Batman got revenge on my mom. I got a call from her a little bit ago. She went to the store to get a “few” things. While she was packing groceries in, Batman knocked a rotisserie chicken off the counter. The plastic container came open and Batman packed the chicken to a safe spot, the bathtub, to eat his chicken. I can’t even be mad at him.
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    [emoji23] great revenge!
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    Josh didn’t get to come home yesterday. His liver and kidney function have been effected from the electricity. At this point, I don’t know what the next move is. We thought he was going to be okay but the tests are not coming back good. I’ve showed him all the support that we’ve been getting here on the forum. It means more to us than I can even put into words. Thank you.
    If anyone from the west coast wants to take in an 80 lbs male sulcata for a big chunk of change, please let me know. The owners of the tortoise aren’t understanding the gravity of the situation and still expect me to take him. I feel guilty that I had to back out but from this point forward, it’s not my responsibility. If anyone wants him please leave a comment, the owner is a member and can contact you. I’ve got bigger problems. I’m not tying to be disrespectful but please understand that I might be losing my husband which is bigger than needing to rehome a tortoise. Please be considerate as I am trying to do the same. Thank you.
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    Best wishes for your husband in this hard time.
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    I'm so sorry that things are looking worse than everyone thought. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I hope the news is better soon. Take care of yourself.
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    I hope things improve for you and your husband. Hopefully the tortoise in question ends up with a good home, but you are correct your husband's recovery has to be your priority.

    Keep us posted - we'll be sending good thoughts your way.
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    I am very sorry to hear about your husband. I hope he can come home soon and has a full, speedy recovery.
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