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GeneralI stole a fish. Pin
MehGerbil17-Dec-12 4:55
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My neighbors down the street have a small pond in their front yard.
In the spring the pond becomes home to a few water plants and some goldfish.

I walk past the house every few days and I noticed that a couple of months ago the fountain that created a small waterfall to aerate the pond stopped working. As we drifted into fall the water plants died and the water became like a very strong tea, thick with leaves and debri.

A couple of weeks ago I went for a walk and I noticed one remaining fish was gasping for air. I decided to wait a week and if the fish was still there I was going to rescue it. Unfortunately, a week later it snowed, ice set in, and I couldn't find the fish. I assumed that it died or a raccoon nabbed it.

Well, this last weekend it was an unseasonable 50 degrees so when I walked past the house on Sunday I was shocked to find that fish was still there, gasping for air. I have no idea how the silly thing had managed to survive for so long. I went home, grabbed a bucket, and scoped the 8" goldfish out of the pond and he's now resting peacefully in a brand new fishtank in a comfy, warm, home.

I put a note in the people's mailbox:

Greetings:
I noticed that your fish was in need of rescue so I've taken the little guy home. Give me a call and I'll drop him off at your convenience. My phone is [000.000.0000]. Thank you.


Here is what I wanted to write:

Greetings:
I've grown tired of your annual massacre of tropical fish; therefore, I've stolen the last living one from your pond. If you stock the pond with fish next year I'll be back with some friends and we'll kick your ever-living arse. I suggest you fill in the neglected pond with dirt and plant some flowers that you can neglect. Thank You.


That aside, I'm guessing the house in in foreclosure or something.
Maybe an old lady who got stuffed into a home by relatives.
Whatever the case, I'll let you know if I get a call.
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