Sometimes life is cruel ....

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I voluntere at a local kinda pettingzoo. After a good season and lots of young stock being born today i found this little girl barely hanging on to life. Took her home and keep her warm, she probably will pass away soon. She is to far gone already i fear.
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Poor thing, thank you for making her comfortable
 
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Woman ;)


She is holding on but getting weaker and her twitching is making her a little uncomfortable. She is not so cold anymore but still feels cold, Just a sign her body is shutting down. She is wrapped in a big towel keeping her as comfy as possible, gave her a little sugar water.
 

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God Bless you for the care you gave, it's comforting as an animal lover to know the humanity within you eased her passing with dignity and love. Again God Bess and all my best to you, please keep up your good work, it's worth your efforts. Robert
 

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Short before passing she got a little uneasy and started calling out a little. Picked her up and put her on my chest cuddling her. When she calmed down i put her back and got up to take something to the kitchen. Came back and noticed a tear from her eye, checked her and she was gone...
 

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Doesn't the petting zoo where you volunteer have a vet to call? I am certainly not criticizing you for doing what you could. In fact I salute you for that! Rather, I just think some medical reinforcements should have been made available to you.
 
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how sad.

You tried, I'm sure there's a place for you.

I found a litter of abandoned kittens once...two were gone but the larger white one had crawled away....and was barley clinging on. We tried the same thing, the kitten died a few hours later.

If there is something wrong with the animal at birth the mother will abandon them, its just the life course that animals are capable of....
 

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Doesn't the petting zoo where you volunteer have a vet to call? I am certainly not criticizing you for doing what you could. In fact I salute you for that! Rather, I just think some medical reinforcements should have been made available to you.
Yes there is but weekend vet has to come from belgium. They don't come over for a fading lamb. Had something like this happen with one of our kerry hills few years ago. I made him come and that sheep made it. This little baby was already to far gone, not in pain and nothing would have saved her. If she was suffering i would have taken her to a local vet to put her down but beside the twitching (that went after sugarwater was given) she was comfy.... It was my choice to not stress her ;)
 

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I don''t understand how any petting zoo would NOT have Vets on call?

How did this get that far and not be addressed?
It Just happens. It is life. They can waste very fast.
 


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