Hi Stephanie - How lovely you had the little guy for 4 days
and he had a good 4 days. I lost a Budgie. so know how you
are feeling. It is always sad to lose a pet but you tried and
that is great.
On 6/09/06, Stephanie wrote:
> Today I noticed Daniel was sleeping more than ussual.
> Ussually he'll cry at least every hour to be fed. He went
> a few hours with out crying so I woke him up for feeding.
> He wouldn't eat. I knew something was up. He wasn't lively
> at all. At one point he did open his mouth to eat but when
> I tried to feed him he tensed up and a few seconds later
> he was gone. I took him to my room for about an hour or
> so. I think he was still alive, but in a paralized state
> because he was warm and had good color. Though, about an
> hour later or so his color suddenly drained and he was
> cold. It was hard to let him go. when I put him in the
> grave I dug I couldn't help but stroke his little wings. I
> wanted to hold him again, but I knew I had to let go. On
> top of the grave is a piece of marble and a statue of St.
> Today would have been the fourth day I had him. I've
> been taking care of him around the clock. He was doing so
> well. I feel very sad that he died. I miss holding him.
> After the first 48 hrs I thought he'd be fine. I just wish
> he had reached adulthood. Again, I miss the little guy.