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01 November 2017

18:00

01 Nov 2017 Helen in Toronto (ish), Ontario, Canada

This is a very hard time for you. I'm truly sorry.

01 Nov 2017 Dan in Manchester City Centre (ish), England, UK

Thanks everybody. We are all very sad. She was such a lovely lovely animal. She's going for a full lab post mortem tomorrow.

15:00

01 Nov 2017 Margaret in Wirral

So sorry to hear that Bridget has passed away. Very sad.

01 Nov 2017 Cindy in Blackpool

You tried so hard to save her Dan and we will all miss Bridget - such a sad day for you and Heather - Rest in Peace Bridget. xx

01 Nov 2017 Helen in Toronto (ish), Ontario, Canada

I am so sorry, Dan. I know this is a huge loss for you. You love those sheep!

01 Nov 2017 Milly Near Lanc's /york's border

Oh,so sorry

01 Nov 2017 Dan in Manchester City Centre (ish), England, UK

Yes I am sorry to say she has passed away. I took the camera down out of respect for her.

14:00

01 Nov 2017 Cindy in Blackpool

Sorry that should read 13-45

01 Nov 2017 Cindy in Blackpool

If you look back to around 13-25 Helen you can see she is not well

01 Nov 2017 Helen in Toronto (ish), Ontario, Canada

Signal has gone down. Not a good sign.

13:00

01 Nov 2017 Cindy in Blackpool

I think it is too late Helen but your prayers will help her find peace.

01 Nov 2017 Helen in Toronto (ish), Ontario, Canada

I'm going to try prayer. If it doesn't help it certainly won't hurt. And her namesake, St. Bride, was a powerful woman.

11:00

01 Nov 2017 Cindy in Blackpool

Thanks for staying with her Dan

01 Nov 2017 Cindy in Blackpool

Not looking good - so sad

01 Nov 2017 Andrea in Waco (ish), Texas, USA

Hello!

10:00

01 Nov 2017 Susan in West Melton (ish), England, UK

North Ronaldsay sheep fed on a diet of terrestrial herbage were found to succumb to copper poisoning, despite a relatively high level of molybdenum (MacLachlan and Johnston, 1982). The Orkney breed also appear to be susceptible (Wiener et al., 1977)

01 Nov 2017 Cindy in Blackpool

She seemed a lovely kind and gentle vet - I hope all the other North Ronaldsway gang are ok - good luck Bridget.

01 Nov 2017 Dan in Manchester City Centre (ish), England, UK

She may have got acute copper poisoning. It's hard to tell if it's chronic or acute, but it looks very much like copper poisoning. We've done everything we can for her now so time will tell. The next 24 hours we should know which way she's going to go.

09:00

01 Nov 2017 Dan in Ardingly (ish), England, UK

North ronaldsays are particularly susceptible to it and it builds up gradually over time in the liver then eventually the liver can’t cope and it gets into blood stream. Careful management of diet can help to keep it under control

01 Nov 2017 Cindy in Blackpool

How would Bridget get copper poisoning?

01 Nov 2017 Cindy in Blackpool

Hello everyone

08:00

01 Nov 2017 Dan in Ardingly (ish), England, UK

The vet is coming out to see Miss Bridget

01 Nov 2017 Debbie in Hayfield (ish), England, UK

Good morning

01 Nov 2017 Dan in Manchester City Centre (ish), England, UK

Think we are going to need to pray and hope for little Bridget

01 Nov 2017 Dan in Manchester City Centre (ish), England, UK

If it is copper poisoning, the prognosis is not good. Waiting for 8.30am to ring vet again.

01 Nov 2017 Dan in Manchester City Centre (ish), England, UK

Looks like she's done a very unhealthy looking wee. We thought it was blood at first. I am increasingly thinking she's got copper poisoning.

07:00

01 Nov 2017 Susan in West Melton (ish), England, UK

Morning All

01 Nov 2017 Milly Near Lanc's /york's border

Having another drink now !

06:00

01 Nov 2017 Milly Near Lanc's /york's border

Walking round now,looking a bit better

01 Nov 2017 Milly Near Lanc's /york's border

That was a big drink ,lying down again now,

05:00

01 Nov 2017 Milly Near Lanc's /york's border

Yes she is !

01 Nov 2017 Milly Near Lanc's /york's border

Looks like she's drinking !

01 Nov 2017 Milly Near Lanc's /york's border

Good morning all !

01 Nov 2017 Milly Near Lanc's /york's border

Same here Helen !,,,,,I hope Bridget gets better soon ,

01:00

01 Nov 2017 Helen in Toronto (ish), Ontario, Canada

Well, Happy Hallowe'en, everyone. No child, big or little, came to my door for candy. It's just as well!