sSNAKESs : Reptile Forum

Go Back   sSNAKESs : Reptile Forum > Community Forums > General Discussion


Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-12-03, 01:03 AM   #1 (permalink)
icex19's Avatar
Join Date: Aug-2003
Location: Durham, Ontario
Age: 30
Posts: 109
Send a message via AIM to icex19 Send a message via MSN to icex19 Send a message via Yahoo to icex19
Fouled baby painted rescue

Hey Guys,
This is a story about a baby painted rescue that was fouled by human stupidity. I urge you to read it, I think you'll find it interesting how cruel and disgusting some can be. Btw, i'm mainly a turtle ethusiast, so turtle stuff from me (as well as long, detailed posts) will be common.

And have I got a story for you...<_< I'm coming home, and about to walk in the door when I hear "SNAPPER, SHE'S GOT A SNAPPER!", down the street . So, like any of us would, I run to the source of the message, and find that it's a 3" midland painted. I then correct the person, and say it's not a snapper, and one of the snooty know-it-all kids argues with me that it's a snapper, haha. I found out that the girl found it down the street, on the road. Now, there are no ponds near me, only a creek which is in no way suitable for painteds, trust me.

I consider it to be a CB released pet. So I spend the day trying to coax the girl into giving it to me. I tried everything, even buying it off her. My mom even agreed to let me keep it, which was pretty shocking.It really disturbed me, because she dropped it on the pavement, throwing it head first into kiddy pools and was not keeping it in any water while carrying it around all day, and trying to feed it ants, and that's not the worst of it (read on) . I was later reffered to the girls' mom after the neighbour said I knew alot about turtles.

Just like usual, I get 1/2 way through the list of what the turtle needs, and the mom says "Screw that, we're putting it back." I was gonna offer to take it, but I wasn't sure yet. Instead, I asked if I could keep it in my spare 20 gal setup overnight, since the kid wants to keep it for the day <_<. I was gonna try to get it when she was to drop it off that night at my house.

But, then something bad happened boohoo. It turns out that the dad took it with the kids and threw it off a small cliff, into the creek for fun. When I talked to him, he grinned and said "It's probably still unconscious" I was sooo pissed off. I marched down to their door and found out where they released it after showing them that I was pissed. The dad was all proud of himself for throwing it <_<. So I spend the next hour searching the creek in vain for a tiny painted. Then, four 13 year old punks started throwing crab-apples at me from the cliff. I was real pissed, and threatened to kick their a$$es, and I started scrambling up the muddy cliff, and they ran like the spineless #@$^*%&$ they are. I came home with soaked clothes and dissapointment.

I hate that family now. 6 kids, and not enough brains to go around...nevermind the parents. I had the tank all set up, awaiting a turtle...and thanks to human stupidity, a baby painted is probably floating dead in a creek right now boohoo. I'm gonna go look for it tommorow, maybe it's still around... I'm gonna check out about a 1/2 mile or more of creek with my little bro tommorow, maybe i'll come across it. If not, then at least i'll be outside.

I wonder if anyone read it to the end
icex19 is offline  
Login to remove ads
Old 08-12-03, 01:09 AM   #2 (permalink)
Join Date: Apr-2003
Location: Hamilton ON
Age: 33
Posts: 766
wow u go the extra step huh, why not call the cops? they would put a stop to animal cruelty. But good for u for trying your best
Solid Snake is offline  
Old 08-12-03, 01:56 AM   #3 (permalink)
Zoe's Avatar
Join Date: Mar-2002
Location: Ottawa
Age: 32
Posts: 3,288
Send a message via MSN to Zoe
Wow that's terrible. I hate people, I really do. Kudos for trying so hard.

Solid Snake - actually, there is very little the cops could so in that situation. It is sad, but its true.

Zoe is offline  
Old 08-12-03, 06:05 AM   #4 (permalink)
Yve's Avatar
Join Date: Feb-2002
Location: Ontario
Posts: 1,018
that is sickeneing!.....i don't know if my foot could of kept itself out of 'dads' a$$.
Yve is offline  
Old 08-12-03, 06:08 AM   #5 (permalink)
Join Date: Oct-2002
Location: New Jersey
Age: 53
Posts: 460
Send a message via Yahoo to tai_pan1
I read it to the end. Let us know if you find the turtle. People can be really cruel.
tai_pan1 is offline  
Login to remove ads
Old 08-12-03, 06:56 AM   #6 (permalink)
SerpentLust's Avatar
Join Date: May-2003
Location: Vancouver Island
Age: 33
Posts: 1,799
Send a message via Skype™ to SerpentLust
Ugh, morons. Why don't you give them a nice Copperhead to harass and see how much the snake will tolerate it.

"A rattlesnake that doesn't bite teaches you nothing."
SerpentLust is offline  
Old 08-12-03, 07:02 AM   #7 (permalink)
OttawaChris's Avatar
Join Date: Sep-2002
Location: Ottawa, Canada
Age: 40
Posts: 348
Shame I don't live any closer... I could go say hello to "dad" for you.

They say violence solves nothing... I beg to differ
Yah but have you ever smelled cheese? Some of it stinks eh?
OttawaChris is offline  
Old 08-12-03, 07:44 AM   #8 (permalink)
Darlene's Avatar
Join Date: Mar-2003
Location: Nova Scotia
Age: 46
Posts: 504
Send a message via MSN to Darlene Send a message via Yahoo to Darlene
Oh that's awful ! Let us know if you have any luck with your search.
HOW TO .....
grow snakes in Nova Scotia
Darlene is offline  
Old 08-12-03, 08:25 AM   #9 (permalink)
Join Date: Aug-2002
Location: hamilton, ontario, canada
Posts: 722
Send a message via MSN to lordkovacs
yeah, good luck to you and your little brother. that's a terrible thing to happen. here's a pretty bad one too...

I was at a party back in my univ. days, and at this party a real ******* decided to have fun with the owners' cat. He threw the cat in a pool, and didn't tell anyone for a half hour! The pool wasn't deep, but deep enough for a small cat. Then when he did tell, my buddy punched him square in the nose (I heard it broke but I could be wrong). My buddy then ran out and got the cat out of the pool. It was still alive, though could barely stand cause it was so tired. we took it to a 24 hour vet. clinic. awful eh?
1.0 Reverse Okeetee Corn, 0.1 Albino Snow Corn, 1.1 Irian Jaya Carpet Pythons
lordkovacs is offline  
Old 08-12-03, 10:35 AM   #10 (permalink)
spydermrs's Avatar
Join Date: Aug-2003
Location: UK
Age: 48
Posts: 87
How cruel some people are!!!

I always believe in what goes around,comes around.

So maybe one day the dad will be in the same situation as that poor turtle was in!

1.1 normal corn, 1.0 green blotched snow corn, 0.1 bull snake, 1.0 BCI, 0.1 colombian rainbow boa, 0.0.1 BCI
spydermrs is offline  
Login to remove ads
Old 08-12-03, 10:46 AM   #11 (permalink)
drewlowe's Avatar
Join Date: Mar-2003
Location: St. Louis, MO
Age: 39
Posts: 2,272
Send a message via MSN to drewlowe Send a message via Yahoo to drewlowe
thats sad to hear i hope you find the turtle. and you should chuck that dad off the bridge into the creek and see if he likes it. Let us know if you do.
1.2 Bearded dragons (Login, Raven, & Jean Grey) 1.1.1 Corn snakes(Havoc,Sable, & Kink0 1.5 Leo's (Psyloke (Lucky-male) Speedball, Domino, Rouge, Siren, Elektra) 1.0 Veiled Chams (Neo), 0.1 Rose Hair T. (Night Crawler) 0.0.3 Crested Geckos (Shiva, Storm, Beast) 0.2 Kenyan Sand Boas (Tigra & Cloak)
drewlowe is offline  
Old 08-12-03, 12:49 PM   #12 (permalink)
Lisa's Avatar
Join Date: Jun-2002
Location: Trenton
Posts: 6,075
Send a message via ICQ to Lisa Send a message via MSN to Lisa Send a message via Yahoo to Lisa
Call MNR, all turtles are protected in ontario.
Neo-Slither (Snake fanatic mailing list) http://<br />

May you live in interesting times.
Lisa is offline  
Old 08-12-03, 01:00 PM   #13 (permalink)
Join Date: Apr-2003
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Age: 30
Posts: 5,325
Send a message via ICQ to Bartman
those stupid bast***s. I would egg there house if i were you
Bartman is offline  
Old 08-12-03, 01:10 PM   #14 (permalink)
Join Date: May-2003
Posts: 264
i cant believe that, some people just shouldnt be allowed to
i hope you find the little guy
LadyHawke is offline  
Old 08-12-03, 01:16 PM   #15 (permalink)
JD@reptiles's Avatar
Join Date: Sep-2002
Location: Canada
Age: 30
Posts: 1,722
Send a message via MSN to JD@reptiles
F^$(*&# people. i know somone who did that to frogs, than i pushed him off a bridge. i am serous. it was about 15 feet up and 15 feet of water. he did a major belly flop! i said i would do it agian if he ever hurts another animal. no i am not a phyco. i just wanted to teach him a lesson that he wouldn't forget.

Jordan David M.

"I Don't Get Mad, I Get Even!"
JD@reptiles is offline  
Login to remove ads
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:40 PM.

Powered by vBulletin®
©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright © 2002-17, Hobby Solutions Inc.


SEO by vBSEO 3.1.0