"Great, fine whatever, I'm trying to talk to my mom! Give me a minute and I'll be down". So I try to continue my conversation, and a minute later I hear wailing from Brendan. He's coming up the stairs having a complete meltdown.
"What happened now?"
He wails "The dogs ate Tuck!! He's bleeding and dead!!" O.M.G.
"Mom, I have to let you go, apparently the dogs just ate the turtle". yay. Yep, they tried to make a snack of the turtle. His shell was pretty damaged and there was a good sized gash in his side. He was still swimming but things didn't look good, and Brendan was bawling his eyes out. I didn't know how to put a turtle out of his misery, so we decided to put him in the lake and let
Of course my dear darling hubby thinks it is the perfect opportunity to get the bearded dragon he's always wanted. For the boy, of course. @@. We did a lot of research and they look like a pretty decent pet, we've had lizards before so we know how to care for them, but we decided to wait for at least a couple weeks. I'm not keen on adding another animal to this house right now, and I don't want a kneejerk reaction to a dead pet by replacing it right away.
One thing I'll say, Life is never dull at our house.