My mischievous Bandit

She's the cutest little reptile I've ever seen. I never in my wildest dreams would have thought that I would own a beardie. I've always heard negative things about them. Boy, were all the things I've heard wrong... I've learned not to freak out over the small things anymore, that a reptile is a reptile and does as she pleases. I've learned how to properly care for her all because of the wonderful people on this site and I would like to thank you all for all the advice. I bought her when she was around 5 inches.. She's now over 8 :) I bought her July 24th at a Petsmart near my work.She fell off a tree when we approached the tanks and ran to the glass when I was looking at her. I would say she picked me instead of me picking her :) I did hours upon hours of research but I made my mistakes especially with those "starter kits" but now I've fixed everything and we are on our road to a healthy, long beautiful life. Without further ado, here's some pictures :)
Our first day together!
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My favorite picture by far,
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sexy leg ;)
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can you find the dragon??
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she was shedding a bandanna apparently which suits her name perfectly lol
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Queen of the castle,
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nom nom, crazy face,
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look at those little spikes... AAAH so cute...
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I have no idea how she kept herself up like that... I came home from work to find her sleeping like this...
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I love her.
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I feed the dragon a nice breakfast... How am I repaid? With a cranky dragon... :(
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ohsmileb

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❤️💔

I love you Bandit, you were the sweetest girl. You even look peaceful in your forever sleep.
 

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So sorry to hear it. You’ve been on the site a pretty long time. I’m glad it and the community has been able to help you through it all. Farewell Bandit.
 

ohsmileb

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I’m so sad. My heart is broken. I can’t believe how much this beautiful little thing broke my heart. I’m looking at my previous posts and I’m so sad 😭
 

ohsmileb

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We decided to bury Bandit on Sunday. Today I tore apart her tank looking for a piece of shed as I had nothing to remember her by, no foot prints or clay molds. I remembered on Sunday, in my panicked state I had taken off a piece of her ear shed on our deck. Now it’s been 2 days. I get on all fours (I’m sure the neighbors think I’m nuts because of course they’re outside for this) and I’m circling, looking between the boards, back and forth to spots, trying to account for wind blown areas…

And I literally go, “God, please give me a sign to let me know she knew I loved her.” I gave it one more go. (I’m also not religious)

AND. I. FOUND. IT! Between 2 boards.

I called my husband and cried 😭

My beautiful baby girl. I love and miss you. ☹️
 

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ohsmileb

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4 days from now would’ve been our 10 year gotcha day 💔

I love you bandit, thank you for everything you taught me and the love I know you gave 🧡💔🧡
 

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