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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-15-2012, 09:35 PM Thread Starter
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Monday evening, my beautiful boy (avatar) lost a battle with what I believe was dropsy. By the time he went, he was just a shadow of himself, so in a way it was a blessing because he looked so miserable. It still broke my heart, though. I felt a little silly crying like that over a fish. At least my family was understanding. It's crazy how these guys can steal your heart.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-15-2012, 10:05 PM
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Oh dear! He's beautiful... so sorry for your loss!

I had lost a young HM to dropsy too.

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-15-2012, 10:54 PM
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I'm very sorry for your loss. It's nice that your family was understanding because many others are not as considerate. There is no shame in mourning over the loss of a living creature in which you share a bond with.

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Sorry for your loss don't feel silly for crying :) Heck I cried when I woke up to find my Albino Cory was blinded in the left eye by my Betta. Shows that your beloved Betta meant something to you.
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-26-2012, 08:16 PM
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I'm so sorry for your loss.
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