My Duck

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Mar 23, 2011

My Duck by Sonia at 12:17 AM (2,664 Views / 0 Likes) 40 replies

  1. Sonia
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    So, just yesterday, I noticed my duck, Cocoa, was having trouble walking, and she looked smaller than usual.

    Today I find out that she's thin as hell, and not eating as much as she should. She wouldn't eat anything, and every time I put her by the food, (cracked corn that was hard to eat normally.) she'd make her way back to the outer part of the chicken house she's in.
    But after dinner, I went out and gave the birds some of our left over vegetables from dinner, and I noticed she was eating them. Immediately I took her in the house and gave her the rest of the leftover corn and she ate it.

    I'm happy she's eating again, but, I would like to request that my fellow tempers please pray for her health and that she gets better.

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  2. jurassicplayer

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    I'm praying for your duck.
     
  3. 8BitWalugi

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    Awww... I had a chicken once. A fox attacked it and killed it. [​IMG]

    I hope your duck keeps healthy. I don't want it end up like my chicken.
     
  4. Minox

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    I'm not one to pray for things, but I really do hope it was nothing serious and that your duck is fine.

    Never had a duck myself, but I've been very fascinated with them since a couple of years back.
     
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    Cool! You have a duck! I'll pray for her! [​IMG]
     
  6. Sonia
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    Thanks every one. She's asleep on my bed right now. c: When she wakes up, it's back to eating soft corn and drinking lots of water. XD
     
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    Ducks are adorable! I really hope your little ducky gets better. [​IMG]
     
  8. Sonia
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    Me, too. :C I raised her from when she was a duckling, and it'd really break my heart to lose her.
     
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    I was close to having to put one of my dogs down less than a month ago due to her anterior cruciate ligament being torn, but luckily it took a turn for the better after an operation and she's doing pretty good at this moment. But I know the exact feeling you experience right now and it really is not a pleasurable one at all. That is also why I'm really hoping your duck will return to her previous well-feeling state.
     
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    Thanks a bunch. I woke her up from her nap a little bit ago and fed her some sloppy corn, and after she ate, she went right back to sleep.

    Poor thing has so little energy right now, but she's got the will to live. The way she tries so hard to move from one place to the other, you can just tell.
     
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    You have a pet duck? THATS AWESOME! Will indeed pray for you and your duck's well being.
     
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    DUCKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK! I like ducks. I want it. (Praying for your duck, first time through I just saw the duck and got excited. I hope it makes a full recovery)
     
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    Keep your duck on a soft food diet [​IMG]
    Perhaps the duck has sick of the hard to eat foods and was not holding it down in her stomach too well.

    Hope your duck stay healthy [​IMG]
     
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    woah that's so awesome !
    to have a pet duck !

    i will keep it in my prayers for good health and safety !
    what's it like to have a pet duck ?
     
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    That is a awesome an cool duck, I will pray for her and hope for all the best
     
  16. Narayan

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    personally i don't like ducks. but i know the feeling of having one of your pets get sick. so i wish Cocoa recovers quickly.
     
  17. Sonia
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    Well, when she was a baby, it was almost like I became a parent. Any time I wasn't with her, she'd cry her eyes out and wouldn't be quiet unless she was with me, so I had to have her sleep in bed next to me at night. XD And she constantly made messes. Things got easier when she started laying eggs, though and I could put her outside with the chickens.

    Thank you every one for all your hopes and prayers. It really means a lot to me. C:>
     
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    d'awww , sleeping with a duck and parenting it .
    your parents like Cocoa [​IMG] ?
     
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    I really hope she recovers.

    It seems you really love her and have taken good care of her.
    Good luck little duck~
     
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    So, your duck isn't feeling good, right? Maybe it's sick or something like that. [​IMG]
    I'll pray for your duck's health. [​IMG]
    Actually, I love all animals, I care for them and I love them so much. [​IMG]
     

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