|Posted by Jules on September 7, 2012 at 2:35 PM|
September 7, 2012: I found Friend laying dead in his cage last night. I had no idea. Don't know what happened. He was happy, healthy, no sign of anything wrong with him. He just up and died. I was so upset. I was poking around and getting ready to let his group out (as I do every day) and noticed he was on the bottom which was so unlike him. When I went to pick him up I was horrified. It is so terrible that these little guys don't live very long, and they steal our hearts the way they do. I still miss my guys that passed away 15 years ago. They never really leave our hearts. A sweet baby in heaven now. I'll keep thinking about the funny, happy memories I had with him.
Friend was with me for over 3 years (he came in with a group). I called him Friend, because he used to follow me around and help me find poopie to clean up, and find the other ferrets when they would crawl into hidey-holes to sleep. I would say Friend? Where's my Friend? and he would come out. He was so cute and helpful, he was a light color, like grey or a light silver and so friendly. He used to bite and be so bad but I guess being loved and spent time with changed his attitude. I'll miss him, but I'm glad I got to show him some real love and attention that he deserved. ~Donna~