tonka has gone! - Paw Talk - Pet Forums
Mouse & Rat Discussion Twitching whiskers, tiny paws, and all else mouse or rat related.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 17 (permalink) Old 04-10-2007, 08:40 AM Thread Starter
The Title Fairy Was Here
 
storminstaffs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Durham UK
Age: 29
Posts: 1,901
 
Unhappy tonka has gone!

i don't no if it was a seizure or a heart attack that killed him i was holding him as i found him wobbling about his cage a feed time he climbed on my hand the first time he has ever done this too he normally thinks it's fun to run around his cage then come to me, he was cold and was finding it hard to breathe so i bought him into the house and he was just lying there on his side and walking wobbly on my hand for about a hour i knew he was going to die, but i didn't expect the end to be soo painful to watch she just started kicking in pain then totally stopped he had gone. The dogs knew there was something wrong as they usually come over and kiss my mice or rabbits when i bring them into the house but not last night. (9th april)

I buried Tonka near where i buried Lucas this morning, mattie did never get to meet his dad.



To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Come see more of my fur babies at
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
storminstaffs is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 17 (permalink) Old 04-10-2007, 09:48 AM
Adolescent Pup
 
redsweettart's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: western NY
Posts: 80
 
so sorry.

my rat Inky did the jerking a bit when she died. A friend lost her Mr. Ratburn too. He also did the jerking. It may well be 'death throes' sort of like the nerves loosing the impulses.

I'm sorry for your loss. It is painful to watch. But you helped your baby pass.

Redsweettart

boys: cadoo, cosmo, jinx, moe, ziggy
girlies: sox, chops

gone: Inky--2/7/07 Oreo 4/1/07
redsweettart is offline  
post #3 of 17 (permalink) Old 04-10-2007, 09:52 AM
User Is No Longer Welcome
 
Ambieruns10's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Age: 36
Posts: 2,157
 
Im sorry for your loss.
Ambieruns10 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #4 of 17 (permalink) Old 04-10-2007, 10:01 AM Thread Starter
The Title Fairy Was Here
 
storminstaffs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Durham UK
Age: 29
Posts: 1,901
 
Thanks guys


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Come see more of my fur babies at
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
storminstaffs is offline  
post #5 of 17 (permalink) Old 04-10-2007, 10:02 AM Thread Starter
The Title Fairy Was Here
 
storminstaffs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Durham UK
Age: 29
Posts: 1,901
 
This was Tonka just an hour or so before he left





To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Come see more of my fur babies at
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
storminstaffs is offline  
post #6 of 17 (permalink) Old 04-10-2007, 11:09 AM
Paw-Talk Addict
 
mebri123's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Surprise Az
Posts: 1,534
 
poor tonka sorry you lost him


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
mebri123 is offline  
post #7 of 17 (permalink) Old 04-10-2007, 12:52 PM
Oily Chickenspew
 
tarita2004's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Missoula, Montana. U.S.A.
Age: 33
Posts: 5,126
  
very cute guy, i'm sorry for your loss

Tara
Andy-Chinchilla
Jaws & Chomper-Firebellied Toads Senor-Tiger Salamander
Merlin-Crowntail Betta Harry Potter-Mystery Snail
tarita2004 is offline  
post #8 of 17 (permalink) Old 04-10-2007, 12:57 PM
Paw-Talk Addict
 
uMgaziRatRescue's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Northern California
Age: 30
Posts: 1,091
 
so sorry about your little boy he is sure a handsome little guy. Hope you feel better soon .

My Kids:6
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
, 5
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
, 1
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
, 1
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
,1
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
, 1
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Gecko, 1 Fiance
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Note: My hammocks are not exclusively for rats
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
uMgaziRatRescue is offline  
post #9 of 17 (permalink) Old 04-10-2007, 04:23 PM
Aspires to Stupidity
 
Nikko's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Manitoba, Canada
Age: 35
Posts: 2,312
 
Aww he is a real cutie. So sorry for your loss!
Nikko is offline  
post #10 of 17 (permalink) Old 04-10-2007, 07:24 PM
Will It Ever Change?
 
mulder's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Ottawa
Age: 35
Posts: 7,346
  
awww i'm sorry

"If you can't change your fate, change your attitude." - Amy Tan
mulder is offline  
post #11 of 17 (permalink) Old 04-10-2007, 08:20 PM
Resident Aquarium Nerd
 
Sasami's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Murfreesboro, TN
Age: 28
Posts: 9,930
   
I am sorry for your loss .




~Stephanie

"We weep for a bird's cry, but not for a fish's blood. Blessed are those with a voice."


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.




Sasami is offline  
post #12 of 17 (permalink) Old 04-11-2007, 04:02 AM Thread Starter
The Title Fairy Was Here
 
storminstaffs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Durham UK
Age: 29
Posts: 1,901
 
thanks everyone


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Come see more of my fur babies at
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
storminstaffs is offline  
post #13 of 17 (permalink) Old 04-11-2007, 06:18 AM
Rat Rescuer and Hospice
 
lilspaz68's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Toronto, Canada
Posts: 1,883
 
The kicking in pain is actually not painful (except for us to watch)...its seizures as the body dies (last nerve impulses as redsweettart said). They don't feel a thing.

Tonka looked like a sweet boy. RIP little guy.

To the world you are only one person, to your rat you are the World
- anonymous -

The Rat Shack

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
lilspaz68 is offline  
post #14 of 17 (permalink) Old 04-11-2007, 06:46 AM Thread Starter
The Title Fairy Was Here
 
storminstaffs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Durham UK
Age: 29
Posts: 1,901
 
thanks for letting me no im glad he didn't die in pain


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Come see more of my fur babies at
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
storminstaffs is offline  
post #15 of 17 (permalink) Old 04-11-2007, 07:13 PM
Playful Pup
 
gneasachamasoin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Texas
Posts: 46
 
awww... I'm sorry. *hug*


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.



Starting new diet...Wish me luck...Any others dieting, let me know, we can be each other's support group!!!!!!!!!!!!!
gneasachamasoin is offline  
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome