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RIP Pancake - The Little Tortoise That Could

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets )

- 1966 days ago -
Little Pancake, our redfoot tortoise, just passed suddenly but peacefully over the Rainbow Bridge. She arrived at American Tortoise Rescue in 2003 from owners who could no longer care for her. Unfortuately, like so many turtles and tortoises, she was

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Pat B (356)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 8:00 am
Awww....RIP, little sweetheart, you were loved.!!

Sue Matheson (79)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 8:37 am
gotta love turtles and tortoises

Julie E (405)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 11:51 am

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mar l ene dinkins (264)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 12:01 pm
notato !!!! with sadnes!!! RIP picolina!!!!! i do love the tortoises !!!!! i have 3 ELIZABETTA, MARIETTA AND JULIETTA!!!!!!!!! THEY ARE SO CUTE!!!!

michelle t (41)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 12:38 pm
Thank you American tortoise rescue for doing such a fabulous job of caring for tortoises.
RIP sweet Pancake.You were loved and cared for very well for 9 years.

Christeen A (368)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 12:57 pm
Everytime I hear about this I get tears in my eyes.

Barb Knight (1688)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 1:35 pm
RIP baby Pancake you certainly were loved. With all due respect to turtle owners, one day my nephew was mowing his lawn and he spotted a box turtle. He showed it to his wife and she fell in love with it and now he lives inside their house. Adam--my nephew--has tried his best to talk sense into her and release him back outside but she won't hear of it. She's afraid it'll get run over. As much as she loves the turtle, she has to let him go. Adam never DREAMED she'd make a pet out of it. She's shortening his life. Thnx Cher.

Tamara Hayes (185)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 1:57 pm
R.I.P. little Pancake. What a sad but sweet story.

Ruth M (235)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 2:27 pm
R.I.P. Pancake

Sunday December 30, 2012, 2:49 pm

Colleen L (3)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 3:39 pm
Rest In Peace Pancake. Sweet story. Thanks Cher

Donna B (36)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 3:50 pm
Sadly noted. Rest In Peace, Dear One. You were SO loved!! Thx Cher.

Dianne D (490)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 4:33 pm
God Bless you soul Pancake. You'll be missed

Marie W (67)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 9:31 pm
Blessed be.

janet f (29)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 9:42 pm
I had a medium sized turtle when I was a child that we "rescued" from the fish store (he was to be turtle soup, I guess). RIP, Pancake.

Suzanne L (99)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 10:12 pm
RIp peace little one. I'm glad her last years were good ones at the rescue facility.

James Merit (144)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 10:50 pm
Rest In Peace little Pancake.

Cheryl Ulrich (110)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 11:45 pm
RIP dear Pancake :( I'm so glad there are rescuers there to help animals like this !!

Susan Lane (6)
Monday December 31, 2012, 12:55 am
RIP Pancake

Ruth C (87)
Monday December 31, 2012, 6:39 am
May the Almighty remember Pancake and Quasi.

Gloria picchetti (304)
Monday December 31, 2012, 8:19 am
RIP Pancake. I hope she didn't die in pain.

Nancy M (197)
Monday December 31, 2012, 11:20 am
RIP little pancake. I am glad for you nine good years. I heop they were good anyway.

Carol H (229)
Monday December 31, 2012, 5:58 pm
noted, thanks

Latonya W (82)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 2:52 pm
Awwwwwwwwwwwww rip sweetie........
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