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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-05-2013, 03:06 AM Thread Starter
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My buddy died

Just a few hours ago, my best friend died. She was a black gerbil. Hours ago I noticed she was sluggish and lethargic. After sone research, I found out she had a stroke. I got instructions and I got my sons baby food in a dropper and gave her some and she ate it. I took her water bottle and gave her water. I walked out for a while to get some other stuff. I walked back in and she wasn't breathing. She was 4 1/2 when she died. Did she die because I did something wrong?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-29-2013, 05:04 PM
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She lived to age 4.5 years! Wow. You absolutely did nothing wrong; you did exactly what you should do. Be proud that you did all you could and that she had a very, very long and happy life under your care.

My sincere condolences.
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-12-2013, 04:12 AM
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Don't be sad. They will always be in our heart.
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-20-2013, 02:22 PM
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I went through the same thing last month. My gerbil Yuuki was a month shy of six. She died in my arms. It's always so sad...But even 4.5 is very old for a gerbil so be very proud. You gave a loving home and took exceptional care of them.
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-29-2016, 03:30 AM
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Sorry. so sad for you.
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