Chicken swallows diamond earring
Surgery would be too risky, owner says.
It could be awhile before Claire Lennon sees her $500 diamond earring again. The U.K. woman says her pet chicken, Sarah – who happens to be male – ate her earring while sitting on her shoulder.
Lennon’s veterinarian tried giving the bird laxatives to see if he would pass the earring, but he didn’t — so it’s assumed that the jewelry is stuck in Sarah’s stomach. And because surgery would be too risky for Sarah, Lennon has decided to wait until after her pet lives out his life to try to retrieve it.
"They live to a ripe old age," Lennon said. "We are probably looking at another eight years before I get my earring back."
— Read it at Paw Nation
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'WHILE SITTING ON HER SHOULDER:-------DOES THE LITTLE DARLING POOP DOWN HER NECK????
THE LAST THING I WANT SITTING ON MY SHOULDER IS A BIRD OF ANY KIND----....HAVE YOU EVER
WONDERED HOW CAPT. KIDD LOST HIS LEG AND HAS A "PEG LEG", AND STILL HAS THAT PARROT ON HIS SHOULDER . BLOOD POISON FROM PARROT POOP......YUCK
WHAT THE HELL IS THIS WORLD COMING TO--------------------STUPID PUNK STUCK IN CHIMNEY, CHICKEN EATS
DIAMOND EAR RING----OBAMA IS PRESIDENT.
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