Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.

They both died.

Deadfishes_raAnd it took just two days. Two days ago had my younger brother bought them enthusiastically, today he informed me sadly of their death. I hadn’t even had time to appreciate their presence, like it happens, and they’re no more among the swimming…

34 responses

  1. Dang, That’s a sad loss, I remember my first few tanks that I had before I finally got it all right.

    February 27, 2014 at 1:16 am

  2. Awww😦 Innalilahi wa inna ilaihi rajiun.

    February 27, 2014 at 1:34 am

  3. Awww😥 My phishies (6 I think) also no more amongst the swimming… me cho sad! *hugs*

    February 27, 2014 at 4:59 am

  4. I hate it when pets die, especially prematurely. They’re so dependent on you and there’s just no escaping your responsibility for their death.

    When I was a child we has a beloved (well, kinda) goldfish that had been with us for many years. One morning we came out and found it belly up on top of the bowl, gills moving faintly but clearly not long for this world. We tried everything. ‘Walking’ it (pushing it around the bowl to force oxygenated water through it’s gills), various concoctions we got from the pet store – all to no avail.

    A friend of my Mum’s suggested giving it a drop of whiskey and as we had tried everything else and pretty much lost hope we decided to give it a whirl. I carefully lifted it’s limp form from the bowl and held it gently up while my Mum used an eyedropper to deliver the Johnny Walker into it’s mouth. The fish immediately began wriggling like crazy and when I dropped it back into the bowl it swam around like a rocket for over a minute, sometimes breaching the surface like a dolphin. It soon settled down to it’s normal behaviour and lived several more years.

    When my Mum told her friend about the success of her method she was shocked. “I meant you should put a drop of whiskey in the water, not in it’s mouth!”.

    February 27, 2014 at 11:23 am

  5. 😦😦😦

    February 27, 2014 at 2:37 pm

  6. Feel your loss, girl, I do.😦

    February 27, 2014 at 5:58 pm

  7. That’s sad!😦

    February 27, 2014 at 9:04 pm

    • Ikr~
      Sad it is. But I don’t know what’s more sad; the fact that they died or that they died in just two days— or that I couldn’t notice them while they lived because I was too busy and we don’t really accept things that soon or. that. it doesn’t really matter.

      February 27, 2014 at 9:21 pm

      • I know the feeling. Soon, I’m going to write a blog. Something, similar.
        You feel bad and you think that you should have noticed them.

        February 27, 2014 at 9:26 pm

        • Please do! I’ll wait.🙂
          Wesay.
          دو دن کچھ زیادہ عرصہ نہیں ہوتے۔ محبت دور کی بات اًپ کو کسی کی موجودگی کے احساس کے لئے بھی وقت درکار ہوتا ھے۔۔ لوگوں سے، چیزوں سے، جذبات سے محبت کرنے کے لئے جلد یا بدیر فنا ہوجانے یا کر جانے کا تصور ذین میں رکھنا ضروری ھے۔
          That’s what I learnt these days.

          February 27, 2014 at 9:45 pm

          • Haha right!🙂 do din waqai kuch ziyad arsa nahi hote.

            March 3, 2014 at 7:15 pm

          • You didn’t write your blog?😦

            March 3, 2014 at 7:20 pm

          • I opened it today!
            Didn’t get time.😦
            Right now, working on it.🙂

            March 3, 2014 at 7:23 pm

          • Great.🙂 Text me when you’re done

            March 3, 2014 at 7:45 pm

  8. Sorry for your loss. I was really attached to my betta who I had for about 3 years. They are all in fish heaven.

    February 27, 2014 at 11:53 pm

    • Ah, the fish heaven! I wonder what it looks like… so tonight I’ll ask my imagination to run wild. Maybe I could swim, maybe I could fly.🙂 Thank you ever so much for your comforting words, means much to me!🙂

      February 28, 2014 at 9:22 pm

  9. So sorry to learn about the loss. May their souls R.I.P

    February 28, 2014 at 7:29 am

  10. Aw how sad! Fish were the first pets I had, along with mice – then it moved onto cats! I’m sure they’re swimming around in a water heaven🙂 x

    March 5, 2014 at 12:35 am

    • Mice? Cool. I had never heard of keeping mice as pets before.

      As for the fishes, well, I guess they’re enjoying better there. Swimming around in water heaven! :))
      Thank you so much for your lovely comment, beckarooney!

      March 12, 2014 at 5:33 pm

      • A lawyer friend of mine had a pet rat she used to take everywhere with her. Mostly it stayed inside her clothes but it could get pretty distracting talking to her when a pair of beady little eyes behind a twitching little nose popped out of her collar to check you out.

        Once at a meeting she was sitting next to a senior NSW government bureaucrat who erupted into hysterics when the rat suddenly emerged from Louise’s clothes only inches from her face. Some people can’t handle rats, even ones as cute and well behaved as this one.

        March 12, 2014 at 6:08 pm

        • Haha. God. Did I tell you how much I like your story-telling ways?

          March 15, 2014 at 8:10 pm

          • That woman alone supplied me with enough stories for a book and she wasn’t even the weirdest lawyer I met while I was with Justice Action. And don’t even get me started on their clients. Some of them already have multiple books written about them.

            March 15, 2014 at 8:40 pm

      • Ah I loved my mice! Still do lol🙂 my pleasure, anytime! x

        March 14, 2014 at 3:34 am

  11. Aww thats really really sad.. I had a fish tank for almost 13 years.. before wen finally dismantled it.. their absence gives much more pain than their presence gives pleasure..

    March 11, 2014 at 11:35 pm

    • THIRTEEN YEARS is a LOT of time, Pamela. No wonder how much their absence gives pain. But like those adorable people above said: fishes go to water heaven after they die.😉
      So you see, that must be a prettier place that they go for.. free of impurities.
      I like that idea, don’t you too?

      March 12, 2014 at 5:38 pm

      • ofcoz. heaven it is.
        I would give away my all for a bit of heaven.

        March 12, 2014 at 5:42 pm

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