Never forget this goldfish

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Never forget this goldfish

Postby Elessar » Mon Sep 15, 2014 10:23 pm

 
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Re: Never forget this goldfish

Postby 1By1 » Tue Sep 16, 2014 2:35 am

So will the little guy get chemo? :|
 
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Re: Never forget this goldfish

Postby Elessar » Tue Sep 16, 2014 2:44 am

I guess that depends on the results of the cytology that I really hope they're not doing.
 
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Re: Never forget this goldfish

Postby Elessar » Tue Sep 16, 2014 2:55 am

Come on guys...someone, ANYONE, try to justify spending $200 on a goldfish when there are people dying because they don't have enough to eat. You can crack out all the classics! Animals should be respected, humans are nothing special, the all-time favourite 'humans are animals too'...bring out all the big guns! Talk about how fish have minds and feelings and thoughts and dreams and ambitions; how this goldfish cried with fear when he saw the vet hovering over him with a needle but then cried tears of joy when he woke up tumour-free; say that goldfish have personalities and anyone who disagrees shouldn't be a plumber/dentist/bartender/lawyer/estate agent [delete occupation as appropriate]. Please please please, this story was MADE for you.
 
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Re: Never forget this goldfish

Postby 1By1 » Tue Sep 16, 2014 3:44 am

Well, seemingly George wasn't just any goldfish, but a special friend. :cool:
 
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Re: Never forget this goldfish

Postby action » Tue Sep 16, 2014 5:58 am

:roll:

well, i'm not going to take the bait

this threadfin is a blamage to the serious animal helpers
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Re: Never forget this goldfish

Postby action » Tue Sep 16, 2014 7:30 am

the main thing we should consider is that George is doing well and thanks everyone for their kind wishes

although "healthy as a fish" will never mean the same again :(
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Re: Never forget this goldfish

Postby Elessar » Tue Sep 16, 2014 8:36 am

I want someone to defend this, so I can watch them flounder.
 
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Re: Never forget this goldfish

Postby lord of all darkness » Tue Sep 16, 2014 9:02 am

How can you guys joke about little George?

Can we please have this thread locked?
BAN them!
 
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Re: Never forget this goldfish

Postby Leigh Burne » Tue Sep 16, 2014 9:39 am

Elessar wrote:I want someone to defend this, so I can watch them flounder.

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Re: Never forget this goldfish

Postby action » Tue Sep 16, 2014 9:44 am

lord of all darkness wrote:How can you guys joke about little George?

Can we please have this thread locked?


should change your status you chimpansee 8-)
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Re: Never forget this goldfish

Postby lord of all darkness » Tue Sep 16, 2014 9:47 am

magic action wrote:
lord of all darkness wrote:How can you guys joke about little George?

Can we please have this thread locked?


should change your status you chimpansee 8-)


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Re: Never forget this goldfish

Postby Tarkus » Tue Sep 16, 2014 12:40 pm

It all depends on the cost of the animal. Some pedigree Koi carp can cost several thousand pounds, so a $200 dollar operation will save a lot of heartache and financial worry, whereas in the old days they'd have to administer a vet or shop-bought chemical medication that would only really work if the illness was detected early enough, or worse still, have to look at painless ways of euthanising the poor creature. With costly pedigree fish, this is a step forward, I think.
 
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Re: Never forget this goldfish

Postby Elessar » Tue Sep 16, 2014 12:42 pm

Why is the cost of the fish an issue? They're non-human people, not property!

But of course I jest.

This was one of those goldfish that you win at the funfair in a plastic bag.
 
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Re: Never forget this goldfish

Postby Tarkus » Tue Sep 16, 2014 12:45 pm

Well, you gotta start somewhere. At least they know they can do surgery like this now.
 
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