Skip to comments.The Christmas Snake (you just never know...)
Posted on 12/21/2010 2:00:21 PM PST by devane617
I suspect that not many people can claim that they get a Christmas card from a snake every year. I never would have thought it would happen either.
It began with a phone call one Christmas Eve morning. Because of the nature of my veterinary practice, a call from a frantic snake owner was not uncommon. You see, my hospital in Southern California specialized in non-traditional pets, the kind that slither, creep, fly, scratch, hoot, burrow or any combination thereof.
So, when the caller claimed that her snake could not crawl normally it did not strike me as odd. The fact that she was calling on the morning before Christmas was not surprising either - pets never schedule a convenient time to get sick. But, what was a bit unusual, was that she was calling from Texas.
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Awwww. I’m glad he was able to save the snake!
(Can't understand why anyone would want a snake for a pet.)
They do not bark at night or chew up your slippers.
I had a rattlesnake once.....tasted like chicken.
An 18’ constrictor? I’d worry it’d constrict my daughter!
But they love you so much they can squeeze you to death!
None of my 6 would / can do that
I can see why a trucker might. No one is going to stay in that cab one second after they discover it.
That’s Texas people for you!
Greatest people in the world.
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