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Sun Oct 7, 2012, 11:04 PM

A smile before bed

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Neglected Ducks Get Their First Swim


For the first time in their lives two dozen recently rescued ducks get their first taste of life in a pond. They had been living for years with a hoarder who had them in pens without adequate access to water or proper nutrition


http://woodstocksanctuary.org/2012/09/large-bird-hoarding-case-resolved/

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Reply A smile before bed (Original post)
DainBramaged Oct 2012 OP
NYC_SKP Oct 2012 #1
wakemewhenitsover Oct 2012 #2
silverweb Oct 2012 #3
tavernier Oct 2012 #4
niyad Oct 2012 #9
ashling Oct 2012 #5
Lifelong Protester Oct 2012 #6
KT2000 Oct 2012 #7
jillan Oct 2012 #8
Historic NY Oct 2012 #10
niyad Oct 2012 #11
Iwillnevergiveup Oct 2012 #12
starroute Oct 2012 #13
zeemike Oct 2012 #14
patrice Oct 2012 #15
OnyxCollie Oct 2012 #16
Godless in Seattle Oct 2012 #17
Demonaut Oct 2012 #18
calimary Oct 2012 #19
a kennedy Oct 2012 #20
DainBramaged Oct 2012 #21

Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Sun Oct 7, 2012, 11:07 PM

1. Squeeee!

How fun for them, and us, thank you!

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Sun Oct 7, 2012, 11:09 PM

2. Mission accomplished.

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Sun Oct 7, 2012, 11:13 PM

3. Awwwwww...

Welcome home, duckies!

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Sun Oct 7, 2012, 11:13 PM

4. I'm a visiting nurse, on the road all day from patient to patient...

... in the tropics...

Yes. SHOWER. GOOOOOD!

(insert any appropriate water smilie)

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Response to tavernier (Reply #4)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 12:03 AM

9. welcome back to DU

completely agree about alan rickman

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Sun Oct 7, 2012, 11:37 PM

5. Thanks

That was great!

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Sun Oct 7, 2012, 11:44 PM

6. So fun I watched it twice!

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Sun Oct 7, 2012, 11:52 PM

7. Benny Hill indeed!

That was just wonderful - thanks!

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 12:01 AM

8. Thanks so much for posting this!!! :) :) :)

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 12:06 AM

10. Thats about 30 minutes from me sad how they were kept...

http://capitalregion.ynn.com/content/top_stories/600217/95-birds-removed-from-ulster-county-home/

The hoarder has some serious issues. There have been several cases involving large amounts of animals in Ulster county.

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 12:06 AM

11. k and r and a big thank yo for posting this. so sweet.

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 12:17 AM

12. Free at last!

This was a great story with a most happy ending. Thanks for posting.

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 12:21 AM

13. The idea of "taking to water like a duck" may be overrated

But at least they finally got the idea.

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Response to starroute (Reply #13)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 12:32 AM

14. But once they did there was celebration going on.

That probably was the most fun those ducks had ever had.

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 01:03 AM

15. Thank You, DainBramaged!!!

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 01:22 AM

16. Aww, ducks.

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 01:38 AM

17. Good

 

And good night.

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 01:44 AM

18. glad you made the switch to DU3, worried you be like that last Japanese soldier on the island

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 02:47 PM

19. LOVE THIS!!!

SO cool! They'll live in the open as they were meant to.

YAY! LOVE THIS, DainBramaged! Thank you for posting it!

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 03:00 PM

20. Awwwwww

like a duck to water.....

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Response to DainBramaged (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 10:18 PM

21. In case you missed it last night

goodnight

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