The last straw

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The last straw

Postby Serpy » Thu Nov 19, 2009 11:33 am

I went into one of my snake rooms this morning to find my King cobra lying dead, I don't know how to describe how i'm feeling right now, i'm heart broken, i've never felt this way about loosing a snake before. I don't know where to go from here, but right now I feel like packing in. :smt022 :|
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Re: The last straw

Postby Quintin » Thu Nov 19, 2009 11:47 am

I am very sorry to hear this bud... Keep strong.

What do you suspect went wrong?

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Re: The last straw

Postby Serpy » Thu Nov 19, 2009 12:05 pm

Thanks man,

I have no idea, he was awesome last night, hooding striking, this morning dead, but looked like he was dead for days, already had an odour.
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Re: The last straw

Postby rolandslf » Thu Nov 19, 2009 12:06 pm

Please accept my sympathies.
Was it sick?
Be strong, do not lose total hope. Remember you have other snakes which still need to be cared for.

So Sorry to hear this.
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Re: The last straw

Postby eyelash viper » Thu Nov 19, 2009 12:18 pm

Wow buddy im extremly sorry to hear this .
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Re: The last straw

Postby insaniac » Thu Nov 19, 2009 12:21 pm

Ouch,

Really struck a chord on my heartstrings when I read this...

You must be devastated ?

Deepest sympathies friend, at least he was in a good home and admired like a KING untill the end...

Don't pack it in man, it'll get better, you'll see.

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Re: The last straw

Postby Serpy » Thu Nov 19, 2009 12:23 pm

Thanks guys,

I don't think it was sick, it didn't act sick, ate 2 or 3 days ago.

I'm gutted really I am.
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Re: The last straw

Postby Loretta » Thu Nov 19, 2009 12:28 pm

Eish. So sorry to hear Serpy. Please don't even consider packing it all in, us ignorants still continue to need your advice. I've found your posts to be very helpful and have learnt alot from you on this site.

I hope you feel better, although it will take time...
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Re: The last straw

Postby marc bt » Thu Nov 19, 2009 12:32 pm

I'm really sorry to hear this man!
My deepest sympathies!
I can't imagine how you feel, such an awesome snake that was unique in every way suddenly gone!
You have to stay strong as this is just a minor bump on your road to success.
Don't let this put you down too much, you have such a bright future ahead of you!
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Re: The last straw

Postby fredsmith » Thu Nov 19, 2009 12:33 pm

Loretta wrote:Eish. So sorry to hear Serpy. Please don't even consider packing it all in, us ignorants still continue to need your advice. I've found your posts to be very helpful and have learnt alot from you on this site.

Agreed.

Sorry for your loss.
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Re: The last straw

Postby Serpy » Thu Nov 19, 2009 12:35 pm

Thanks Loretta, trying to deal with it.

Thanks marc, this feels like an unpassable bump in the road for me

Thanks Fredsmith, I appreciate all the comments
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Re: The last straw

Postby Rishaad » Thu Nov 19, 2009 12:37 pm

Man, Im so sorry to hear this. Don't beat yourself up cos as Roland said you have other animals that still need your care. Chin up guy and I hope you feel better soon.
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Re: The last straw

Postby Cornelius » Thu Nov 19, 2009 12:38 pm

Loretta wrote:Eish. So sorry to hear Serpy. Please don't even consider packing it all in, us ignorants still continue to need your advice. I've found your posts to be very helpful and have learnt alot from you on this site.

Agreed!

Geez man, sorry for your loss. It must have been your pride and you and losing it will break one's heart and mess with your mind set. And i am sure it was a pretty penny to top it all. Don't pack up bud it is guys like you that we look up to for advise and guidance.

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Re: The last straw

Postby Charlie » Thu Nov 19, 2009 12:39 pm

My deepest condolences! That suck man! Do you have any more left or did you sell the rest?
Does anybody else have the Hibby Dibby Jeebies?
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Re: The last straw

Postby Serpy » Thu Nov 19, 2009 12:42 pm

This was my one and only keeper,

Thanks all
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