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Giving away my terrapins?

A few days ago, my mum told me i had to give away my terrapins as they were growing soo big and we would probably need an even bigger tank. She had said that many times before, and never did it. Thus i never actually thought she would. She hasn't though.

I never really minded if she said she was gonna give them away, well since she never did it. Then yesterday, my parents were talking to me about giving them away to the temple near my house on Vesak Day; idek but they said it's a good day for Buddhists. I was gonna roll my eyes and believe they weren't gonna give them away, but they've got everything planned out already.

At first i was like, meh. Give them away if you want.

Then yesterday night before i went to sleep i remembered how those two little creatures were my source of happiness and to de-stress myself before PSLE. Not just that, but they've been with me for almost two years, since they were about 5cm long to currently, around 15cm long. Also, whenever i walk into my kitchen toilet to do my business, i would see them hopping over one another to rush to me, probable for food heh.

I can still remember when i first got them, they were so tiny and they were housed in those mini carrying tanks you can buy for terrapins. I'll admit, i was kind of a scardey cat at first and didn't dare to touch them or carry them like my previous terrapins. Well until i was worrying about how i was going to clean their tanks.
And now? One of my terrapins actually loved that it was being carried, loved attention and was very, very active. His name was Turbie-Pau ^O^ He was a tiny big smaller than the other one, Kurbie-Pau. This girl was huge and she hated attention, and never really wanted to be carried. I guess she doesn't really mind now. Those were why i actually chose those two in the first place.

I wanted someone active, and apparently Turbie was the smallest among all the terrapins, and was the one who moved the most. Whereas I kind of pitied Kurbie, since i've been like her before. I hated attention and was kind of a loner. I actually found her staring outside the glass tank alone, and i wanted to make her more lively, like how i am now ^V^

My sister had quite a positive attitude about keeping them when they were little but ever since Turbie pooped on her hand last year she has hated them ever since. Puh-lease, poop? How about terrapin pee all over your clothes?
I would really miss their liveliness and i don't really know how they grew so fast. I think there was a time where my mum bought many fishes to eat the mosquito larvae so there wouldn't be any mosquito breeding cases at my house. The water level in the tank was quite high too, so my mum put them inside thinking the fish were too fast for the terrapins to catch and eat.
Apparently most of them were quite slow and got eaten up by the terrapins, except for one fast little rainbow patterned fishy.
Fortunately, it wasn't really confirmed that my mum would give them away yet, if i cleaned their tank today. I usually do once a week.
But if she does actually give them away, i 'll be soo sad, but since their gonna be given away to a temple, i 'm sure they'll be really happy having a big pond to wander in, and not as distracting and noisy like a house.
I also know i can visit them sometimes, but i really don't wanna give them away. It's like losing something/ someone you love and it's so frickin' scary.

Let's just see if my mum does give them away.


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