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The End of a Fish Tale

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This morning, in typical fashion, our silver tabby, enjoyed his favorite pastime, watching our goldfish, Gil.

I recently received a Nokia Lumina Icon from Verizon Wireless, and took the opportunity to record a video of them together, then shared it on Facebook.


Click to view a better-quality video on YouTube It turned out to be the last video taken of him while he was alive, because Gil died tonight. He was 17 years old.

He came to our home in a bag filled with 25-cent feeder goldfish we purchased to feed our pet tiger salamander.

It all began when our oldest son, Andrew, was in the seventh grade, and decided he wanted to create a "stream" as a biology project. We started with a single tank, rocks, sand, and a pump to create a waterfall and eventually had three fish tanks populated with frogs, toads, salamanders, newts, snails and more!

Then unexpectedly, the salamander metamorphosed from aquatic to terrestrial, and would no longer feed under water. And wh…
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