evynrude (evynrude) wrote,
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evynrude

The amazing mostly dead fish that wasn't, and now is...

Last night, I returned home from my first group guitar lesson and as usual checked on the amazing Mostly Dead Fish and he was hanging out at the bottom of the bowl and looking quite pale. He seemed to perk up a bit when I was talking to him, but for the past 3 days he wouldn't or couldn't eat anything. He'd sometimes manage to get the food in his mouth and hold it for a bit and then spit it out.

This morning, I came out to check on him and he was lying at the bottom of the bowl not breathing. We had a very nice service around the commode and off to fish heaven he went.

He was a good little fish who had a very nice retirement and possibly lived 5 months longer than if he had stayed at the library. It was good to have another living thing in my apartment for a while.

I will always remember the Mostly Dead Fish.

Good-bye!
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