Thomas is gone

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  1. Black96WS6

    Black96WS6 GPO Registered

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    We were with him right up to the end, he just stopped breathing and grabbed the skimmer tightly, then ink started coming out of his breathing tube and he went limp, and I thought "oh no, this is it" and he was gone :cry: :cry: :cry:

    Rest in peace little buddy. :cry: :cry:
     
  2. mosogama

    mosogama Blue Ring Supporter

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    Oh, I'm so sorry for you. RIP Thomas.
     
  3. monty

    monty Colossal Squid Staff Member Supporter

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    :sad: :angelpus:
     
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    sorseress Colossal Squid Supporter

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    RIP Thomas.:cry: :angelpus:
     
  5. corw314

    corw314 Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    RIP Thomas...Try to remember all the quality time you had with him.

    Carol
     
  6. erich orser

    erich orser Architeuthis Supporter Registered

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    I'm so sorry about Thomas. He was one of our premiere, record-setting octopuses. And he was your good friend and member of your family. I'm terribly sorry about your loss. He was a great octo. You have all my deepest sympathies.

    Erich
     
  7. tonmo

    tonmo Titanites Staff Member Webmaster Moderator

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    Thanks for sharing Thomas' life with us.

    RIP Thomas.
     
  8. cuttlegirl

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    :cry: :goodbye: :angelpus: Bye Thomas. Thank you so much for sharing Thomas' life with us.
     
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    Amazing how short such an intelligent creature's life is, one of the big bummers about being into cephs. It's never easy to deal with, but I sure hope you decide to stick with the hobby.

    greg
     
  10. bobwonderbuns

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    Oh Blackie I'm sooo sorry for your loss, but on the upside, we are rejoicing with you in the good times with those pictures celebrating Thomas' life. You were a great daddy and I sincerely hope you won't give up this hobby. Your work with Thomas enriched us all. Hang in!
     
  11. Black96WS6

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    Nancy Titanites Staff Member Moderator

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    RIP Thomas :angelpus:

    You gave Thomas an excellent home and took good care of him and he rewarded you by living 11 months, since last May. That means he must have been 13 or 14 months old.

    He will be missed by all of us.

    Nancy
     
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    Mizu Vampyroteuthis Registered

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    Good Bye Thomas
    Good Job to you Black for doing such a good job in raiseing him.
    His longevity is a testament to your care.
     
  14. Ringo1981

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    Sorry about your loss :cry: R.I.P Thomas:angelpus:
     
  15. aximbigfan

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    im so sorry to hear this... but dont give up with octos..


    chris
     
  16. 91lxstang

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    im sry to hear about his passing.... thomas has helped me and many others learn many new things and show how great of pets they can be.... rip tomas
     
  17. AZSUN

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    Sorry for your loss. Their life span is much to short. When you are ready to carry on with another little guy please let me know I will send you one of my 6th generation offspring. Their life span seams to be a bit long each generation. It will never be a replacement for your Thomas.
     
  18. Phil

    Phil Colossal Squid Supporter Registered

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    Very sorry to hear of this sad news.

    Chin up, old chap.
     
  19. Jean

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    :cry: :angelpus:

    J
     
  20. Black96WS6

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    Thank you, I may take you up on that offer! Today was another hard day, I think the best way to get over Thomas is to get another young bimac!

    We are going on vacation in 2 weeks and will be back May 22nd, so after then the adventure begins again! :smile:
     

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