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Gordon the Guppy

By foggytwo
Thanks to everyone for your recent comments,been a bit poorly and I hope to be back commenting soon.

We had a crisis in tank this morning.
The likes the aquarium `ad never seen.
`Cause something was wrong with Gordon.
The poor soul was a bright shade of green.
All his brothers and sisters were perfect.
There was `nowt wrong there I could find.
But the way wee Gordon was swimming around.
Looked like he had a lot on his mind.
Things got worse as the day went on.
So the decision was made to call vet.
And after describing Gordon`s condition.
Said he`d drop in and to keep Gordon wet.
The vet appeared about two that afternoon.
Studied Gordon for a wee while.
He sat in the chair, had a look at his book.
Then he raised his head with a smile.
"You were right to call me for Gordon".
Said the vet to confirm he was ill.
"I`m afraid your Gordon`s Diabetic.
From now on you must give him this pill".
A pill for a Guppy three times a day.
How on earth would I manage this chore.
The vet was no help as he left the room.
Warning me not to give Gordon four.
To net him each day and pop in a pill.
Over time sure made him look better.
Which was good you see, but not for me.
He improved and I only got wetter.
A Diabetic fish with beautiful fins.
Gordon puts on a super display.
Looking so well on his bloodworms and pills.
But his Diabetes `aint goin` away.

Tags: General Fish Pets and captive animals Humour and fun

Voters: User_Removed, Debs_Rocker, chase and 21 more


Debs_Rocker 11 303 2 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2010 6:18PM
a diabetic fish??
who'd have thunk it
do you give him the pill or do you dunk it?


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User_Removed 15 386 2 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2010 6:21PM
Yes, great story. Smile
What is they say... Ah yes.... "tongue in cheek". lol. Wink
CarolG 13 199 20 Greece
8 Jul 2010 5:42AM
A super image, and what a great poem! Hope you're feeling better soon. Carol
brownsilent 12 7 2 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2010 7:07AM
Grin Smile Wink
DP_Imagery 15 24 6 Wales
8 Jul 2010 9:56PM
A Foggy treat for us all Grin

19 Jul 2010 2:54PM
Good fun story old man
Your a madman with a great picture
23 Jul 2010 7:29PM
He should take some purple pills then! Good to see you are still in form Pete dear friend.
Glostopcat 13 255 2 England
26 Jul 2010 7:11PM
A terrific verse to accompany this image, I think you ought to get your poems and rhymes published Pete, they are so good. You've got the childrens' market cornered at least
foggytwo 16 36 1 Scotland
26 Jul 2010 7:37PM
Thanks to everyone for the above comments,appreciated.
photophantom 11 108 3 Philippines
28 Jul 2010 11:06AM
excellent work
Paree 14 616 3
28 Jul 2010 5:46PM
i think poor Gordon would be in bliss,
if he had instead a large haggis

3 times a day
29 Jul 2010 4:52PM
excellent pete,great rhyme.ray
foggytwo 16 36 1 Scotland
14 Nov 2010 7:06PM
Thanks to Dennis, Maureen and Ray for the comments, appreciated.

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