A very nice and equally informative story. If started, stay to the end.
Lucy’s July Fourth Portrait
She has been with us for two months.
She is eleven inches long and very wide.
She is officially a juvenile dragon.
Actually, Lucy is a Lucifer.
When you choose names for pets
Choose gender neutral names
if it matters to you.
This sad photo was filed under the title, “Day One”.
I thought this little creature was so cute.
That’s all I knew about Dragons.
What I didn’t know is that she was horribly dehydrated.
She was malnourished.
The bend in her tail was symptomatic of MBD (Metabolic Bone Disease)
Caused by a calcium deficiency.
The supervisor of the exotic animals at the chain pet store
Told me to feed mealworms as you see here.
I had no idea that they have virtually no nutritional value
and the exoskeleton causes impaction in dragons.
Crickets have little nutritional value…
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