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I took a life today... 2012-04-12 17:19:01 Reply

When i came home today I noticed my cat was acting funny. I investigated and found him laying on the floor not moving much and reluctant to move from where he was.

At first i thought he was sick, but then i noticed that he was choking on somthing. I grabbed him and pulled him up by the back legs and started to shake the fuck out of him, That got me no where so i called the vet and he said to come in right away, I went back to pick up my poor kitty when i noticed him walking around all scared and panting heavily.

right in the middle of the floor in a pile of blood and bile was a poor little mouse clinging to life. I called the vet back to cancel and decided to toss the poor mouse that almost killed my cat out to the birds.

But then i got to thinking that the poor guy was beat up so bad, and I felt so bad thinking about how long the little guy would be out in the cold dieing waiting to be eaten by some animal... there was only one thing i could do for the poor thing.

I liberated his little mousy soul.... i took it into the garage wrapped him up in a face cloth and placed it under my car tire, I figured it was the fastest way. I opened up the garage door and did what had to be done, I pulled forward and back quickly to make sure it didnt feel its brains being squeezed out its asshole,

And now... I dont know how to feel. Its so odd to have the power to take a life, And so sad too.

Well, I guess im just looking for reasurance that i did the right thing... what would you have done diffrently?

poor thing was fucking cute too...

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Response to I took a life today... 2012-04-12 17:24:21 Reply

You did the right thing. You could have easily just left it to die, but instead you took the initiative to quickly end him. There was nothing left that could have been done.

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Response to I took a life today... 2012-04-12 17:28:21 Reply

Not sure about it but it sounds to me like you also possibly saved a life; the life of your cat. When I understood you right, then the cat wouldn't have been able to get the mouse out of it's throat and would have possible died due to suffocation (not sure if the vet would have arrived soon enough to prevent that, though). Anyhow, the mouse was in no condition to heal up, so it was the right thing to release it from it's suffering. The way you described it, it was quick and rather painless, so you didn't do wrong.


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Response to I took a life today... 2012-04-12 17:30:13 Reply

i was up in a differnet town and i found a pidgon with a broken spine from a falcon... he was still moving but not able to move in a way that he could get up and fly away or even walk...
i figured that he would die soon and i dont like a animal to suffer, so i pulled him put onto the pavement, (he was in a rock bed) placed a trailer i beam over his neck, said sorry and then jumped on it,
the body twitched a little even though the head was clearly and compleatly severed and only clinging by skin, but i still feel bad for the poor thing,
it probably watched me put the i beam over him and me pause before i jumped...
quick and painless f you ask me though.. .

do regret it, no i feel good that i could stop his suffering,
so i like the fact that had to make that decision? no i dont, but like that i could help the poor thing


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Response to I took a life today... 2012-04-12 17:31:40 Reply

At 4/12/12 05:28 PM, Asandir wrote: Not sure about it but it sounds to me like you also possibly saved a life; the life of your cat. When I understood you right, then the cat wouldn't have been able to get the mouse out of it's throat and would have possible died due to suffocation (not sure if the vet would have arrived soon enough to prevent that, though). Anyhow, the mouse was in no condition to heal up, so it was the right thing to release it from it's suffering. The way you described it, it was quick and rather painless, so you didn't do wrong.

That's how I saw this too.

When I first started reading, I thought your cat was going to die. Then i as I read on, I relaxed a bit cause the cat lived. Granted, I love mice as much as the next guy, but it's probably the best thing you could have done. Out of respect for the mouse. Quicker than being dissolved in some bird's gizzard.


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Response to I took a life today... 2012-04-12 17:41:48 Reply

That dose make me feel a bit better, thanks guys.
This still feels like one of those moments that will stick with me for a very long time and torment me though.


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Response to I took a life today... 2012-04-12 17:47:47 Reply

At 4/12/12 05:19 PM, VsynthGt wrote: the poor mouse that almost killed my cat

What...


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Response to I took a life today... 2012-04-12 17:50:38 Reply

I killed a bunch of baby mole rats once by putting them
on a fire ant pile. I was 8. Cried about it too, cause I
realized how evil it was. Sad thing about that is, it
was my parents who were encouraging me to do it
in the first place. They called me a wimp when I cried
about it.

Ah memories.


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Response to I took a life today... 2012-04-12 17:52:28 Reply

At 4/12/12 05:50 PM, SoapyCola wrote: I killed a bunch of baby mole rats once by putting them
on a fire ant pile. I was 8. Cried about it too, cause I
realized how evil it was. Sad thing about that is, it
was my parents who were encouraging me to do it
in the first place. They called me a wimp when I cried
about it.

Ah memories.

da faq? :/

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Response to I took a life today... 2012-04-12 17:54:45 Reply

At 4/12/12 05:52 PM, shoopdanorris wrote: da faq? :/

This is a weird place to ask for it, but here you
go. http://help.deviantart.com/
The deviant art frequently asked questions page.


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Response to I took a life today... 2012-04-12 17:57:11 Reply

Will there be a funeral?

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Response to I took a life today... 2012-04-12 17:59:05 Reply

At 4/12/12 05:57 PM, Skaren wrote: Will there be a funeral?

services will be held when I stop feeling too shitty to get out of bed.


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Response to I took a life today... 2012-04-12 18:03:59 Reply

It's always a shame when a cute little animal dies.

RIP
Mr. Mouse
2012-2012

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Response to I took a life today... 2012-04-12 18:08:07 Reply

At 4/12/12 05:54 PM, SoapyCola wrote:
At 4/12/12 05:52 PM, shoopdanorris wrote: da faq? :/
This is a weird place to ask for it, but here you
go. http://help.deviantart.com/
The deviant art frequently asked questions page.

i c wut u did thar

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Response to I took a life today... 2012-04-12 18:36:20 Reply

It was better to stop the suffering of that poor mouse than let it die a painful, slow death.


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Response to I took a life today... 2012-04-12 18:40:52 Reply

You did the right thing. Don't feel bad. You gave that mouse a quick and painless death in which otherwise would have been slow and suffering. Be proud of yourself. A good thing you did.

R.I.P. Mouse.

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Response to I took a life today... 2012-04-12 19:05:56 Reply

It's a mouse, killing it isn't gonna change anything, if you didn't kill it your cat likely would have if it didn't try to swallow it whole.

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Response to I took a life today... 2012-04-12 19:33:55 Reply

Well...

One time my dad found a mouse in a glue trap, and decided to kill it. He didn't do it the way you did. My father and I share a love of weaponry (and not much else besides genetics), and he just so happened to have a warhammer. I think you can guess the rest.

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Response to I took a life today... 2012-04-13 06:49:29 Reply

At 4/12/12 07:33 PM, Shade wrote: Well...

One time my dad found a mouse in a glue trap, and decided to kill it. He didn't do it the way you did. My father and I share a love of weaponry (and not much else besides genetics), and he just so happened to have a warhammer. I think you can guess the rest.

at least it was fast...kinda brutal.


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Response to I took a life today... 2012-04-13 06:55:53 Reply

I dont know, i know i also wouldve felt bad for it, but i dont think i couldve done what you did, which was a good thing by the way. I just cant kill animals, even a mercy killing, but for what its worth, im sure you did the humane thing, and ended its pain. It seemed like it was going to die anyway, and you just put it out of its misery.

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Response to I took a life today... 2012-04-13 06:59:09 Reply

At 4/12/12 06:40 PM, brokenrecord6299 wrote: You did the right thing. Don't feel bad. You gave that mouse a quick and painless death in which otherwise would have been slow and suffering. Be proud of yourself. A good thing you did.

R.I.P. Mouse.

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Response to I took a life today... 2012-04-13 08:38:30 Reply

You saved a life and saved another innocent creature from suffering, you did the right thing.


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Response to I took a life today... 2012-04-13 09:00:30 Reply

God, You are such a pussy.


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Response to I took a life today... 2012-04-13 13:41:29 Reply

lol you killed a mouse who cares. fuck our generation are pussies


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Response to I took a life today... 2012-04-13 13:43:25 Reply

At 4/13/12 01:41 PM, Struggle wrote: fuck our generation are pussies

Thats generally the idea.


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Response to I took a life today... 2012-04-13 13:55:24 Reply

Sucks that you had to do it, but you did do the right thing! You put it out of it's misery.


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Response to I took a life today... 2012-04-13 14:16:30 Reply

Eliminating small animals is a minor deed. If you had tested their endurance and will to live previously your boast would have been just.


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Response to I took a life today... 2012-04-13 14:25:10 Reply

A REAL MAN WOULD'VE NURSED THE MOUSE BACK TO HEALTH AND THEN TRAINED IT TO BE STRONG NINJA MOUSE WORTHY ENOUGH TO SLAY ANY CAT SAMURAI!!!!!!

but really if you don't know how to nurse it back then you did a good thing. there is not a lot of people that would've thought to put it out of it's misery which makes you a good person.

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Response to I took a life today... 2012-04-13 16:17:02 Reply

At 4/13/12 02:25 PM, decoyultimatum wrote:

I wish i could have done that, it was cute, but there was no chance of it living. atleast not with me taking care of it,

hell i doubt a vet could ( or would ) take care of it.


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Response to I took a life today... 2012-04-13 16:32:04 Reply

I've had to put a few rodents out of their misery after the cat decided to let 'em suffer. It sucks but it's far better than letting them suffer.


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