Woman pays small fortune to save pet goldfish from choking on a rock
An Australian woman has set an impossible example for grand gestures in the name of love.
Emma Marsh parted with A$500 ($377) when her pet goldfish Courage presented with the life threatening condition of “mouth-blocked-by-pebble,” the Courier Mail reported. The 13-gram (0.4 oz) fish mistook the stone for a hearty meal and was unable to spit it back out.
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Courage was rushed to the vet where his owner was faced with a harsh choice: Let natural selection take its course or front up for an expensive aquatic operation complete with anesthetic to remove the offending pebble. Read more…More about Australian, Veterinarian, Expensive, Goldfish, and Pet
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