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General Chat Thread, Gerby Has Died :( in General; Sorry to report that Gerby died today - he was just over 3 years old. He enjoyed the fact he ...
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    Gerby Has Died :(

    Sorry to report that Gerby died today - he was just over 3 years old.
    He enjoyed the fact he had lots of internet followers & will miss you all.

    Last edited by mattx; 29th March 2010 at 07:45 PM.

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    Poor fella. I tuned in a few days ago (first time I noticed the link in your sig) and he was still looking alright.

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    Awwww love him. He will be running in the big hamster wheel in the sky.

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    I treated him quite a bit over the last few weeks but today he was really quite ill and had another tumor - he struggled to get to the platform he sits on to see me when I get home so I thought the best thing to do was to take him to the vets.....

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    Oooowwwww, poor thing. 3 years is pretty good for a Gerbil thou. Strange how you get so attached to such a small creature - I had gerbils for many years when I lived at home.

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    Peace Out Gerby
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Gerby Has Died :(-peaceout.jpg  
    Last edited by jcs808; 29th March 2010 at 08:44 PM.

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    I'm sad for you mattx

    Three years is a good innings for a gerbil, but I remember being devastated when mine died... I had two, Bubble and Squeak, they both made it to 3 as well.

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    NOOOOOOO!!! WWWHHYYYYY!!!

    RIP Gerby!

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    I'm so sorry mate.
    We've only had our Gerbs for just over a month but I know how attached the kids (and me if I'm honest) have got to them, so goodness knows how you're feeling.

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    Sorry to hear that Mattx. RIP Gerby!

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    So sorry to hear that- he lived to a good age and he had a lovely life, so be sad he is gone but happy that he was here..

    Took one of my guinea pigs to the vets today - he has bladder stones and an infection, apparently. Poor Midnight Squeak.. You get so attached, don't you?

    Go in peace, Gerby

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    I'm sorry, Matt. We shouldn't get so attached to our pets but we do. I still haven't got over having our two very elderly dogs put to sleep and that was over six years ago. RIP Gerby. Hope your kids are okay.

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    Gerby was the inspiration for the internal gerbil-cam we now have at my school that watches the gerbils in the senior biology lab. RIP.

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    So sorry Matt!! poor Gerby!!

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    Sorry to here that matt, i did tune in a few times and he was funny to watch

    good age though, you clearly looked after him well

    RIP Gerby

    James.

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