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retrowire

(10,345 posts)
Fri Apr 29, 2016, 05:07 PM Apr 2016

Gin Gin our rabbit is passing right now.

Last edited Fri Apr 29, 2016, 06:28 PM - Edit history (1)

For the past couple of days, we've noticed our old pal not eating.

He's been getting less responsive and today when I came home from work, we found him laying limp, slowly breathing and very unresponsive.

I hate myself right now for attempting to give him a bath in order for him to snap out of it, because now he's wet, and if you've owned a rabbit, you know it's a chore to dry that coat.

He laid in the water of the bathtub. Limp as ever. I had to keep his head above the water that poured off of him.

So now we're outside together in the sunlight, he's laying in a towel. And I'm sticking by him while he goes.

Gin Gin has lived a good 8 or so years now. So fellow pet thread posters, would you join me in seeing him off?

Goodnight Gin Gin. We love you.

UPDATE: He's passed. I never left his side while he went through the process. I buried him with tears and said a few words. I'm certain, another rabbit is being born at this moment, and I hope it will enjoy life as Gin Gin did.

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Gin Gin our rabbit is passing right now. (Original Post) retrowire Apr 2016 OP
Pass peacefully Gin Gin. GentryDixon Apr 2016 #1
Safe journey, Gin Gin. okasha Apr 2016 #2
Bless you for giving your rabbit such a good life. He japple Apr 2016 #3
I am so sorry for your loss. I know you and Gin Gin had a wonderful life together. n/t phylny Apr 2016 #4
... Skittles Apr 2016 #5
So glad he had his own home, and his beloved friend. Best wishes to you, no doubt he loved you. n/t Judi Lynn Apr 2016 #6
Safe passge, Gin Gin n/t eridani Apr 2016 #7
So sorry you lost your pal. yellerpup Apr 2016 #8
I am so sorry for your loss nadine_mn May 2016 #9
I am so sorry for your loss irisblue May 2016 #10
Oh, I'm so very sorry, retrowire. catbyte May 2016 #11

Skittles

(152,842 posts)
5. ...
Sat Apr 30, 2016, 01:11 AM
Apr 2016

Grieve not,
Nor speak of me with tears
But laugh and talk of me as if I were beside you
I loved you so -
'twas heaven here with you

Isla Paschal Richardson


nadine_mn

(3,702 posts)
9. I am so sorry for your loss
Sun May 1, 2016, 10:39 AM
May 2016

Gin Gin was so lucky to have you by his side as he crossed over. Lots of love and hugs to you

catbyte

(33,966 posts)
11. Oh, I'm so very sorry, retrowire.
Mon May 2, 2016, 12:35 AM
May 2016

Your post has me in tears. Gin Gin passed knowing he was loved and wasn't alone. That is the best that any of us can hope for. Again, I am so sorry.

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