A story to make you shiver

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 A terrifying tale if there was ever a tale to be told and a true tale, no tittle tattle.

Vanessa told me this but a few days ago…

 Her friend has moved to New York and moved in with her boyfriend. He’s a nice guy but a little odd, in as much that he lets his pet snake share his bed. When the friend arrived she succumbed to this odd practice but the snake didn’t take too well to her and stopped eating and instead of it’s usual passive nature it constantly cuddled up to her. Is the snake jealous? What’s going on? So….. they take the snake to the vets and the vet advises them as follows: You must immediately put the snake down as it is starving itself and the act of cuddling is in fact measuring you up to see how much it must starve itself to swallow you.

Fucking hell.

The snake was put down, this happened a couple of weeks ago.

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2 Responses

  1. Bullcrap. The snake was “cuddling” for warmth. Creatures that rely on instinct like a boa constrictor do not get either jealous or possessive of their “person”.

    If the snake was hungry and thought that you were food, IT WOULD BITE YOU. Trust me, I’ve experience with them. They do not sulk around devising schemes on how they can go about killing you. Putting such a well adapted (if this is remotely true to begin with) snake down was terrible and I hope that guy knows it.

  2. I have to agree – this story is complete BS. Snakes will strike when hungry and do not possess the intelligence to “stalk” its prey. This person is however still behaving very irresponsibly to allow the snake roam free in their home. Firstly, the snake’s health is at risk unless the person’s home is both very hot and humid – doubtful human living conditions. Secondly, it has been well documented that when snakes DO attack, they have usually been let run of the house they attacked in.

    Promote responsible snake ownership.

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