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Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Cazza1974, May 9, 2010.


  1. Cazza1974

    Cazza1974 PetForums VIP

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    Me and my brother have just been discussing when our gorgeous fur babies pass over to the Rainbow bridge and whether we would get them stuffed or not.
    I personally wouldn't and neither would my brother as it wouldn't be the same as their personalities are not there.
    Would anyone else do this or not?
     
  2. RockRomantic

    RockRomantic Gobsh!te

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    i wouldn't personally
     
  3. sequeena

    sequeena PetForums VIP

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    God no, I want to remember them for what they were.

    Besides, imagine having a stuffed Luna about the place :lol:
     
  4. Lucylewis0

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    No I wouldn't, but I would keep their ashes.

    My dear old nan wanted her beloved yorkie (flops) stuffed when she died but it would of cost over £1500 :eek:
     
  5. Leah84

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    I considered it in the past but it'd be too painful seeing them like that. I'd rather have them cremated and a nice statue to keep the ashes in.....that being said I like to think of my pets as immortal :p :lol:
     
  6. Zayna

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    when I was a kid I had a budgie and I always said when he died I would have him stuffed so that I could still cuddle him. He passed away while I was on holiday with my parents so my uncle burried him... saying that I doubt my parents would have let me have him stuffed... they said it was a bit weird lol.
    (Ive still to this day kept some of his feathers though:))
     
  7. xxwelshcrazyxx

    xxwelshcrazyxx PetForums VIP

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    No I wouldnt, I want to remember then how they were. What if the stuffer man did a rotten job and they didnt look like they were when they were alive, I would be devastated.
     
  8. dobermummy

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    i wouldnt have any of mine stuffed
     
  9. $hAzZa

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    Me neither, I'd find it a bit weird:eek:ut:
    :lol:
     
  10. debijw

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    Kinjilabs PetForums VIP

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    No way!!!! can just see it now all my passed dogs stuffed sitting in the lounge...... errrr wouldnt be anywhere for furniture:eek:
    Saying that all of mine have been cremated apart from one.
     
  12. lucysnewmum

    lucysnewmum PetForums Senior

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    i used to live near a lady who had her border collie stuffed. it was the weirdest thing seeing a dog that i knew had died sitting in his favourite place looking out of the patio window. the taxidermist did a remarkable job. he worked from several photos of the dog to get the pose right but it was still weird to witness. it gave the lady comfort though and she had owned him for 15 years so i guess its down to the individual. personally, i prefer cremation. my boys ashes are in a lovely pot in the garden which is filled with his favourite flowers that he used to sniff at!:thumbup:
     
  13. MissShelley

    MissShelley PetForums VIP

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    No! bad enough now Max sitting and staring at me! :D let alone having him stuffed and doing it lol :p .. At least he'd do it without the whinging I suppose :D :p

    There's a Taxidermy shop near me! gives me the collywobbles seeing all those stuffed things in the window
     
  14. $hAzZa

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    I can say the same for my fat tabby cat! She has an evil stare so imagine how she will look stuffed:eek:

    lol, collywobbles, never heard that phrase before:confused1:...:laugh:
     
  15. Freyja

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    No I wouldn't. Other than Dinky all mine have been cremated and their ashes scattered on a field at a pet cemetry. I couldn't even face having William's ashes in the house. William took enough room up in the house when he was alive and could tuck his legs in a curl up a small as possible god help us if he was stuffed and you couldn't curl him up in a ball.
     
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