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Ferret Update

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Cliff & I took our two ferrets to the vet today. Conrad was due for his regular checkup and shots. Popcorn - well, we both felt that he was hurting and trying to tell us he was ready to go over the rainbow bridge - so we decided to bring him to the vet also for her opinion.

The doctor agreed with us regarding Popcorn, so we made the really difficult decision that had to be made for him. We loved him so much and didn't want him to be in pain anymore.

Then, Conrad had an awful reaction to his shots - we nearly lost him as well. It was the most awful experience we've ever been through with our kids. They gave him Benedryl and other medicines to try to help him, then they put him in an incubator to keep him warm. We had to leave him at the doctor's office - it was so hard for us to leave. Thankfully, Conrad wasn't ready to leave us yet. He is back home with us and sleeping in his big comfy cage.

What a difficult day we had today.

  
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JUDITHANNIE 3/26/2012 5:43PM

    wow I'm so sorry Judy .Hope Conrad is back home and doing well.

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RIKKI572 3/24/2012 9:37PM

    Thinking of you.
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SPIRALINGUP 3/24/2012 9:02PM

    awww, that's so sad. Wish I could make things better for you. I've had many animals pass over rainbow bridge. xox
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TEDYBEAR2838 3/24/2012 8:44PM

    WOW, I'm so sorry to hear of your difficulties today.

My thoughts are with you..

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PAMNANGEL 3/24/2012 8:26PM

    Condolances on your loss. Glad Conrad is feeling better.

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TWEETYKC00 3/24/2012 8:15PM

    major hugs coming your way. It is so hard to lose a pet, they are loving and ask for nothing really in return. At least you still have your Conrad.

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SKINNYHANDFUL 3/24/2012 8:00PM

    My condolences on Popcorn's passing. I am glad that Conrad is still with you :) I'm so sorry that you had such a difficult day. *comfies*

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3/23/2012

Friday, March 23, 2012

Follow what makes you naturally curious; it will lead you to your passions and purpose.

  
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7356WILMA 3/23/2012 1:50PM

  Great words!!

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SPIRALINGUP 3/23/2012 9:11AM

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TEDYBEAR2838 3/23/2012 8:23AM

    emoticon Or get us in trouble! emoticon

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EOWYN2424 3/23/2012 7:12AM

    wise!

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The final 4 of Benjamin Franklin’s virtues

Thursday, March 22, 2012

10. “Cleanliness. Tolerate no Uncleanness in Body, Cloaths, or Habitation.”

11. “Tranquility. Be not disturbed at Trifles, or at Accidents common or unavoidable.”

12. “Chastity. Rarely use Venery but for Health or Offspring; Never to Dullness, Weakness, or the Injury of your own or another’s Peace or Reputation.”

13. “Humility. Imitate Jesus and Socrates.”

  
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TEDYBEAR2838 3/22/2012 8:08AM

    I have really enjoyed these, all of them. Thanks for sending them to all of us!

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CAT609 3/22/2012 7:04AM

    Great quotes! Thanks for sharing them. emoticon

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RRP546 3/22/2012 6:55AM

  that ben always making quotes

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5 more of Benjamin Franklin’s virtues

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

5. “Frugality. Make no Expense but to do good to others or yourself: i.e., Waste nothing.”

6. “Industry. Lose no time. Be always employ’d in something useful. Cut off all unnecessary Actions.”

7. “Sincerity. Use no hurtful Deceit. Think innocently and justly; and if you speak, speak accordingly.”

8. “Justice. Wrong none, by doing Injuries or omitting the Benefits that are your Duty.”

9. “Moderation. Avoid Extreams. Forbear resenting Injuries so much as you think they deserve.”

  
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TEDYBEAR2838 3/21/2012 10:12PM

    WAHOO!

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Benjamin Franklin’s virtues

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

As he records in his autobiography, Benjamin Franklin “conceiv’d the bold and arduous Project of arriving at moral Perfection.” He wrote a catalog of 13 moral virtues, and he drew a graph on which he scored his successes and failures each day. Here are the first four:

1. “Temperance. Eat not to Dulness. Drink not to Elevation.”

2. “Silence. Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself. Avoid trifling Conversation.”

3. “Order. Let all your Things have their Places. Let each Part of your Business have its Time.”

4. “Resolution. Resolve to perform what you ought. Perform without fail what you resolve.”

  
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TEDYBEAR2838 3/20/2012 5:40PM

    WOW, what wonderful words for our world today!

Looking forward to the remainder

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7356WILMA 3/20/2012 1:42PM

  Thanks liked that!! Another timely quote.

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JUDITHANNIE 3/20/2012 11:15AM

    Love that man emoticon

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CAT609 3/20/2012 7:17AM

    Smart man, Benjamin Franklin. I would have liked to go back in time to meet him! Thanks for sharing his wisdom. Enjoy your day! emoticon

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