To Be....Or Not To Be ....sick?

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That face!!!!!
Those flowers!!!
GORGEOUS!!!!
I just want to give him a big noisy kiss on his head (like a smack sound).🤣
You are taking such good care of “Do…..”
I mean “Bozo”. 🤣
What a great day!
Two years!! Wooo hooooo!!!!
Does he have a birthday?
If not you should make this his birthday.
That way you can remember when you got him and his age.
I love seeing pictures so keep em’ comin’!
😃
I think he’s pretty cute too, but I’ve got a biased opinion lol. I always tell him that he’s lucky he’s cute, because he is still being a naughty boy. Still tries to bite me, still trying to get behind the liner and his latest trick…if he’s not pleased with the food I’ve given him, he poops or pees on it because he knows I’ll take it away. He’s such a little 💩 at times and can test my patience, but then I see that sweet little face and I just melt. 🥰 I am in awe of his personality and everything about him, everyday. He actually does have a birthday, which is May 4th, 2019.
 

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Gary's so pretty and cute 😍 Do you know what kind of snail he is? The apple snails of Florida fascinate me. Their shells are so beautiful. Supposedly they are extinct but I've found freshly discarded shells in the past.

Discarded shells?
I heard on Google that snails grow with their shells?
I don’t know either way but any info would help.
Any new findings as you were gonna look for snails around your garden?

I see that you have found yourself a beautiful humming bird?
I have seen them here a long while back but they don’t come to visit NJ anymore??
Must be the traffic? 😝
I am however seeing a bunch of butterflies!!
I have not seen ANY in about four years!!!
I see orange ones?
The other day I saw a JET BLACK ONE!! 😱
He was amazing!!!
I’ve never seen one like that before???
Was he a witch?
Sooo cool!
He flew passed me very closely, probably sniffed me and then he was on his way.
(I probably smelled like tort poop). 😭
 

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I think he’s pretty cute too, but I’ve got a biased opinion lol. I always tell him that he’s lucky he’s cute, because he is still being a naughty boy. Still tries to bite me, still trying to get behind the liner and his latest trick…if he’s not pleased with the food I’ve given him, he poops or pees on it because he knows I’ll take it away. He’s such a little 💩 at times and can test my patience, but then I see that sweet little face and I just melt. 🥰 I am in awe of his personality and everything about him, everyday. He actually does have a birthday, which is May 4th, 2019.

Maybe it seems like he’s trying to bite you
because he is growing?
And wants lots of food all of the time to get bigger?
Maybe you just smell nice? 😊
Maybe he’s trying to say thank you for all you do and that’s HIS way of kissing your hand? 🥴
About the peeing and pooping on the food….🤔
I think there is a thread on here about why they do that…
There is a reason though.
That I do know.
It’s one of two things :
1)- whatever the thread on the forum says why they do it..
OR
2)- he’s just being a punk head that day? 😜
Either way he is sooooo adorable!
How could you get mad..?
I know… I know…
I have lost my patience many a time
And had to walk around the room in circles to keep from …. Well let’s just say.. getting mad.. 😂
But like you said…
Take two deep breathes and look at their little faces. You then realize they didn’t know what they were doing was wrong.
To them it meant something else entirely.
Keep your chin up and fingers behind your back! 😝
As for the wall liner????…..
That’s one you’ll have to start a thread about.
I don’t know why he wants behind there so much?
Has he seen behind there?
Maybe he saw the “outside world” and wants to be there?
He’s got shopping to do, sports to play and tv to watch! 🤪
 

Cathie G

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Discarded shells?
I heard on Google that snails grow with their shells?
I don’t know either way but any info would help.
Any new findings as you were gonna look for snails around your garden?

I see that you have found yourself a beautiful humming bird?
I have seen them here a long while back but they don’t come to visit NJ anymore??
Must be the traffic? 😝
I am however seeing a bunch of butterflies!!
I have not seen ANY in about four years!!!
I see orange ones?
The other day I saw a JET BLACK ONE!! 😱
He was amazing!!!
I’ve never seen one like that before???
Was he a witch?
Sooo cool!
He flew passed me very closely, probably sniffed me and then he was on his way.
(I probably smelled like tort poop). 😭
Sorry to say that the small discarded shells were probably snails that had been eaten by a raccoon or something. But the thing is they were very fresh shells. At the time, I was told apple snails were extinct and yet there was those very fresh shells. I also found older larger shells that you could see had been empty for a long time. Finding the young small fresh shells just gave me hope that they truely aren't extinct but trying to survive. They are a really pretty snail. Their shells get pretty good size too. I'm still trying to see one of the larger snails here but so far I'm only seeing their tracks. This year has been weird. Only babies so far.
 

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Sorry to say that the small discarded shells were probably snails that had been eaten by a raccoon or something. But the thing is they were very fresh shells. At the time, I was told apple snails were extinct and yet there was those very fresh shells. I also found older larger shells that you could see had been empty for a long time. Finding the young small fresh shells just gave me hope that they truely aren't extinct but trying to survive. They are a really pretty snail. Their shells get pretty good size too. I'm still trying to see one of the larger snails here but so far I'm only seeing their tracks. This year has been weird. Only babies so far.

Oooo! This all sounds very intersecting!
Well now I HAVE to see one!
Even a baby!
Can you get a picture?
I know what you mean about this year being weird.
Every year I am told I have the coolest vegetable garden in the garden state.
But this year, it’s like nothing wanted to
grow or come to life???
All droopy sad squash hardly any beans and no tomatoes (which I am famous to the neighbors for!)
Soo weird?
But at least I got to see some butterflies 🦋
And that made up for it I guess.
They are so pretty bobbing in the air like they are drunk flying. 🤣😂
You know what I mean ?
So precious and so fragile…
 

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Maybe it seems like he’s trying to bite you
because he is growing?
And wants lots of food all of the time to get bigger?
Maybe you just smell nice? 😊
Maybe he’s trying to say thank you for all you do and that’s HIS way of kissing your hand? 🥴
About the peeing and pooping on the food….🤔
I think there is a thread on here about why they do that…
There is a reason though.
That I do know.
It’s one of two things :
1)- whatever the thread on the forum says why they do it..
OR
2)- he’s just being a punk head that day? 😜
Either way he is sooooo adorable!
How could you get mad..?
I know… I know…
I have lost my patience many a time
And had to walk around the room in circles to keep from …. Well let’s just say.. getting mad.. 😂
But like you said…
Take two deep breathes and look at their little faces. You then realize they didn’t know what they were doing was wrong.
To them it meant something else entirely.
Keep your chin up and fingers behind your back! 😝
As for the wall liner????…..
That’s one you’ll have to start a thread about.
I don’t know why he wants behind there so much?
Has he seen behind there?
Maybe he saw the “outside world” and wants to be there?
He’s got shopping to do, sports to play and tv to watch! 🤪
I think u were right in the first place. He's a little punk head and thinks he found a new hidey hut 😁
 

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Oooo! This all sounds very intersecting!
Well now I HAVE to see one!
Even a baby!
Can you get a picture?
I know what you mean about this year being weird.
Every year I am told I have the coolest vegetable garden in the garden state.
But this year, it’s like nothing wanted to
grow or come to life???
All droopy sad squash hardly any beans and no tomatoes (which I am famous to the neighbors for!)
Soo weird?
But at least I got to see some butterflies 🦋
And that made up for it I guess.
They are so pretty bobbing in the air like they are drunk flying. 🤣😂
You know what I mean ?
So precious and so fragile…
The babies are yucky looking but if I can I will. I'm not seeing many of those now and yet I know they are here. I'm seeing tracks every where.
 

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Oooo! This all sounds very intersecting!
Well now I HAVE to see one!
Even a baby!
Can you get a picture?
I know what you mean about this year being weird.
Every year I am told I have the coolest vegetable garden in the garden state.
But this year, it’s like nothing wanted to
grow or come to life???
All droopy sad squash hardly any beans and no tomatoes (which I am famous to the neighbors for!)
Soo weird?
But at least I got to see some butterflies 🦋
And that made up for it I guess.
They are so pretty bobbing in the air like they are drunk flying. 🤣😂
You know what I mean ?
So precious and so fragile…
Ok I finally got to find a yucky snail today so this one's for you 🤗 IMG_20210805_070604729.jpg
 

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What the heck?! Where’s his shell? I don’t think I knew some snails don’t have shells. It’s a nice looking thing though.
Me too. The only reason I started reading about snails is because of the beautiful apple snails in Florida. That was a few years ago. This one's shell or coil is on the inside. I know I'm nuts 🤣 why do I always have to study stuff even if it's gross.🙃
 

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Ok I finally got to find a yucky snail today so this one's for you 🤗 View attachment 330477

Thank you!! 😃
His head isn’t ugly??
But his body is…😟
Well….. 😖
Weird?? (To say the least)
But!!!!……
ALL of Gods creatures are lovely… in their own way.
I am SURE if he fell out of a head of lettuce I had bought … he would have a 20 gallon tank with all of the trimmings.. 🤣
I don’t know what it is but I can not kill or be mean to “bugs” any more..?
No squishing, no stomping, no swatting..?
Maybe God came to talk to me in a dream?
🤪
 

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And I was trying to get a hummingbird bird picture so it really sucked kinda. That dang bird has been here 3 times today after a 3 day absence and I still can't shoot him.

SHOOT HIM???? 😱
Surely you mean photograph him????
And I have not seen the brown bird or the other black and white birds to take a picture for you guys either. They have not come back since last I spoke about them!!!????? 😭
 

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SHOOT HIM???? 😱
Surely you mean photograph him????
And I have not seen the brown bird or the other black and white birds to take a picture for you guys either. They have not come back since last I spoke about them!!!????? 😭
Yes I meant photograph. I just wanted to get you started 😁🤗
 
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