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Post by EverythingAnimal on Tue 02 Aug 2016, 7:59 pm

I went up to the tank this morning to feed the girls, and wondered why only two mice came to the food bowl today when i refilled it and figured Astra was still sleeping. Turns out, I was right.

She had two large tumors, I have no doubt it was cancer. I don't know of her age, but she was full grown when I got her, last Thanksgiving. She was one of my first three girls, of which I only have Ellie left. She has the same tumor.

I buried her in a box willed with treats and tp rolls and tissue in the forest, under the same tree I buried Merci an eternity ago. I hope they are running around together, wherever they are.

I don't know what else to say except that Ellie and Suzie are fine for now and I would like to find them a third friend eventually.

Rest in Peace, Astra. Keep smiling on, just like you did for my profile picture... Rainbow Angel

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Post by Peachy on Tue 02 Aug 2016, 8:15 pm

I'm sorry to hear about Astra. Sad Glad your other girls are doing alright... I hope you are, too.
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Post by Littlesqueaks on Tue 02 Aug 2016, 8:22 pm

rip astra her burial sounds beautiful Angel
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Post by CAPSLOCK on Tue 02 Aug 2016, 8:29 pm

Sorry to hear about Astra. Sounds like she had a full life and went peacefully, and was given a beautiful send-off.

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Post by scaredymouse on Tue 02 Aug 2016, 9:06 pm

I'm so sorry. It sounds like she went gently. She was beautiful.

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Post by Rodents rock! on Tue 02 Aug 2016, 9:27 pm

I'm sorry to hear of your loss. The burial sounds very nice and thoughtful. Hope you are doing ok. Sending hugs your way.
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Post by EverythingAnimal on Wed 03 Aug 2016, 10:12 am

Thank you for all the nice replies. I coundn't ask for a better community to help me and others get through losing an animal.

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Post by Ealexander on Wed 03 Aug 2016, 11:37 am

Sorry about Astra. Sad
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Post by MesaMouse on Wed 03 Aug 2016, 12:38 pm

So sorry to hear about Astra but the burial sounds beautiful. All of my girls are buried in front of my house, under the dwarf lemon tree, so they're together and I am reminded of them every time I go out the door.

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Post by CinnamonPearl on Wed 03 Aug 2016, 1:25 pm

I'm so sorry to hear about Astra. It's so hard to lose girls, especially so soon after taking them in.

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