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Old 06-06-2018, 07:03 PM   #1
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Hi all,

Yesterday, sadly Archimedes passed away at only 4 years old.

She was fine (or at least seemed fine) when I left for work but had gone by the time I came home.

The saddest part was her clutch mate, Galileo, just sitting next to her. I know they donít have feelings like we do but that made me sad.

Had it been Galileo (the one who doesnít seem to grow, some will remember) I wouldnít have been so shocked. Iíve been worried about her on and off for 4 years.

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Old 06-06-2018, 07:33 PM   #2
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Oh no Becci, Iím so sorry to hear this. Unfortunately tortoises can hide illness very well, like you said, you wouldnít have so surprised if it had been little Galileo. But donít blame yourself, probably nothing you could have done. So sorry.
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Old 06-06-2018, 07:45 PM   #3
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Thanks Suze.

No I wouldn’t have been, though she’s weeny she’s doing all the right things xx
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Old 06-06-2018, 09:27 PM   #4
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I’m so sorry to read this, Becci.
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Old 06-06-2018, 09:58 PM   #5
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Thanks Emma. xx
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Old 06-06-2018, 11:40 PM   #6
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I'm so sorry... What a horrible shock. Take care...
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Old 07-06-2018, 03:31 PM   #7
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Sorry for your loss
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Old 07-06-2018, 04:37 PM   #8
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sorry to hear this Becci. It does get a little better as time goes on and don't dwell too much as suze says they have all sorts wrong sometimes and you just can not tell. CB
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Old 09-06-2018, 07:20 AM   #9
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Dear Becci
I am very sad for you. What a shock though.
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