It’s no small task recovering from parasitic anchor worms.
Unless you’re a wonderfish w/ a will to live stronger than superglue. That’s RIGHT folks. Blackie the brave is ALIVE & well!!
Just weeks ago, he was host to a legion of creepy crawlies so repulsive they’d likely do in lesser men. He underwent treatment, consisting of primitive home surgery and three – maybe four rounds of soak in potassium permanganate (aka PURPLE DIP). He has spent almost a month living in a tiny glass bowl, without companion or decorative pagoda. But, today –
Looking back over the past weeks I am astounded. MOST PEOPLE WOULD HAVE FLUSHED HIM AFTER ALL. But despite everything, Blackie has not just survived. He has thrived.
The parasites? Gone. His gaping wounds, incapable of scabbing? Healed. If I hadn’t seen it w/ my own eyes, I’d hardly believe it.
In the immortal words of Winston Churchill: