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Sunkissed Acres happier mule tale.. Update w/ pics Jul 7

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  • #21
    Originally posted by Thomas_1 View Post
    A chronic plague of painful pustulent festering boils on the private parts and a lifetime of misery and lonliness does it for me.
    Took the words right out of my mouth, Thomas.

    So very sad.

    Snkstacres - can I make a small pledge to help with the expenses of her care? Let me know of you have a paypal account.


    • #22
      Jingling for Heart. God bless you Lori! The evil that her previous caretakers have done will come back to them. I truly believe that.
      "Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." - Confucious
      <>< I.I.


      • #23
        P.S. Maggots are um, good! They never eat live flesh, only decaying flesh. Medical maggots (raised sterily) are used for festering infections on diabetics and for surgery, re-attachments of small appendages (ears, little fingers). They clean up only dead flesh and they secrete both anesthetic and blood thinner (which keeps blood flowing) in tiny amounts which is why they help with re-attachments.
        So... don't get too grossed out on the maggots. Think positive.
        Hoping she pulls through as easily as possible!
        Last edited by Chall; Jun. 9, 2008, 11:56 PM. Reason: sp


        • #24
          Jingling hard for Heart! And those that are involved with her care.
          RIP Bo, the real Appassionato


          • #25
            Jingling for little Heart from VA!
            Save lives! Adopt a pet from your local shelter.


            • #26
              Jingles from down the road a piece. Let me know if I can help.

              Just as an FYI, a *lot* of times heart murmurs are exacerbated by stress and infection. IF she can pull thru, the heart murmur may not really be as bad as all that! Heck, HRH Avery's heart murmur shot up to a 5/6 when he had lymphangitis, but most of the time you can barely even hear it!!
              "The standard you walk by is the standard you accept."--Lt. Gen. David Morrison, Austalian Army Chief


              • #27
                Lots of jingles for sweet Heart, and bless you for doing what you do.
                where am I, what day is it, am I still having a good time?


                • #28
                  Starting a new day with more jingles from PA for Heart.

                  Bless you SKissed
                  ** I LOVE PUIKA & SHELLA FAN CLUB*** member
                  Originally posted by 2DogsFarm
                  Good job R&G!
                  You may now add Horsesaver Extraordinaire to your resume


                  • #29
                    Fight, little donkey, fight!!!

                    jingle, jingle, jingle....


                    • #30
                      Oh Lori! That poor wee thing She needs to make it! Katie Scarlett just has to have a friend with ears as long as she has and brays.

                      If she makes it to Friday, let me know and I'll swing by Wildhorse and get you some Bannix for her booboos. Can bring it up first thing Sat a.m.
                      <>< Sorrow Looks Back. Worry Looks Around. Faith Looks Up! -- Being negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult. You may be given a cactus, but you don't have to sit on it.


                      • Original Poster

                        I'm so encouraged that she drank some water and made some manure. I was worried about her when we left as she hadn't shown any interest in water. Nickering for food is definitely a good sign that she is not ready to leave just yet. I'm praying for her continued improvement and that the sub-human who left her in the park is found and prosecuted. Oh, and also aflicted with Thomas's painful boil curse.
                        Sarchasm: The gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and the person who doesn't get it.


                        • #32
                          I am crying as I read your guys replies to this. Little Heart is fighting for all she is worth. The vet just left here, her heart rate is down. Its a bad infection but she is giving all she has (so long as I keep the groceries coming she says). The heart of some of these guys just amazes me. And I love Fight Little Donkey, Fight.

                          WA I had another emergency call right beside you last night. Amazing what hides in the neighborhood. I chose to put the poor boy down this morning because, no matter what, he would still have the same stupid owner.

                          Choco mare, did you get my email. Those pics were gorgeous, just gorgeous. If you come this saturday with Bannix, any chance of bringing the chainlink and us swapping stuff hahahahh Girls got into a fight this morning the silly's. And we need pics of Heart. Prepare to have your Heart stolen hahaha. What a sweet sweet thing she is. If this is not possible, no problem, I will come by with the big truck LOL.

                          Love to you all and just keep fighting with our little long ears. Your prayers will not go unheard.
                          Our horses are not seen as the old and disabled they may have become, but rather as the mighty steeds they once believed themselves to be.

                          Sunkissed Acres Rescue and Retirement


                          • #33
                            Major jingles for little Heart from VA.

                            Please keep us posted on her progress. God bless you for taking her in.
                            Last edited by arabhorse2; Jun. 10, 2008, 01:27 PM.
                            Homeopathy claims water can cure you since it once held medicine. That's like saying you can get sustenance from an empty plate because it once held food.


                            • #34
                              Adding Heart to my jingles list, also.

                              It is amazing how much will to live these guys still have after such awful treatment, and how quickly they respond to any kindness.


                              • #35
                                The story of Heart broke my own heart when I read this thread yesterday. I put a check in the mail today to help with her expenses. I will never understand why some people are capable of such terrible things.
                                Blogging about daily life on the retirement farm: http://paradigmfarms.blogspot.com/
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                                • #36
                                  Hang in there, Heart!
                                  see my ribbon quilts at: www.ribbonquilts.com


                                  • #37
                                    Am sending good thoughts and jingling like mad here from Florida. Thomas, I may contact you to curse someone for when we take in rescues!
                                    Lori T
                                    www.facebook.com/LTEquine for product updates on the lines I rep


                                    • #38
                                      Lori, so sorry about the other guy. I was fuming after I spoke with you. Poor boy had to suffer because of a human's ignorance.

                                      Glad at least he is at peace now. And still jingling for Heart.
                                      a 501(c)3 organization helping 501(c)3 equine rescues


                                      • #39
                                        Godspeed to the one you set free.

                                        and picking up the chant.....Fight little Don-keh, fight!!!!
                                        ** I LOVE PUIKA & SHELLA FAN CLUB*** member
                                        Originally posted by 2DogsFarm
                                        Good job R&G!
                                        You may now add Horsesaver Extraordinaire to your resume


                                        • #40
                                          Jingles from distant cousins Anky and Isabell in NC.

                                          Come on, little Heart, you can beat this!! You've landed in the high cotton now, enjoy every minute of it!
                                          "One person's cowboy is another person's blooming idiot" -- katarine

                                          Spay and neuter. Please.