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Old June 18th, 2009, 06:59 PM
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Im sorry little Hare

I had a terrible driving accident today

A Hare ran out in front of me while i was driving and i killed it. It happened so fast, i couldnt avoid it without putting keelys, my moms, and my life in danger. My mom told me i did the right thing by just, letting it happen. But i dont know. I had to pull over and cry and cry. mom had to drive from then on. i honestly do not want to get behind the wheel again.

We didnt have anything to clean him/her up with, so i had to leave it there:sad:

I feel terrible..

R.I.P Little guy/girl... I wish I could have avoided you..
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Old June 18th, 2009, 07:15 PM
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That's terrible. I almost ran over a squirrel once, well I actually did run over it's tail. I felt horrible about it, still do. Poor little guy. You didn't do it on purpose.
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Old June 18th, 2009, 08:56 PM
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You did the right thing. Yes of course it is sad about the Hare, but your life, your moms and keelys is your first responsibility and in this situation you had to make a decision and you made the right one, you protected those closest to you.

You should congratulate yourself by being able to control yourself to make the right decision. Honestly, i probably would have panicked and dont know what i would have done... you should be proud of yourself.
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Old June 19th, 2009, 12:13 PM
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It was not your fault and I have to say a BIG THANK YOU for stopping. The majority of people do not, very rarely do for wildlife. It's sad and such disrespect. Some don't even stop for domestics. Just a few nights ago, I had a cat hit by car. Was still alive when I got there and I transported to our Emerg clinic. This was at around 9 at night.

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Old June 19th, 2009, 07:55 PM
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Thank you.. I still feel horrible. And havent drove yet I cant imagine, what i would have done if it were a dog, or cat. Although taking ANY life is terrible. Im not sure how I would deal with killing somebodies domestic animal:sad:

ACO22- I always stop for dead animals. Even though this is the first one ive hit myself:sad: Me and my dad were driving behind somebody who hit a hare.They didnt even stop. We did, and went we went back the poor thing was trying to lift its head... My dad had to, "Put it out of its misery" I felt terrible. And Me and my family will ALWAYS stop when we see ANY animal that has been hit and make sure its not suffering (to the best of our abbilities)..
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Old June 21st, 2009, 05:41 PM
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I would have called animal control and they could have come and pick it up. How did your dad put him out of his misery? I am sure he did the the most humane way, but I think the most humane is injecting a sedation and then the soloution.

Kudos for stopping for the hare.

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