Gum: Did You Know?

Such a sad picture. We have swallows here by the hundred in the summer. I remember the famous face Gum Stops that used to be all over the place so that people could stick their gum on those rather than drop it on the floor. I also ruined a new skirt because someone had left some on a seat.

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Retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination, loves to cook, favourite food everything especially chocolate and jelly babies. Best friends are Hubby and Dog, Bro and our Dominoes Friend aka MOH (and his dog). Also a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! Due to a nightmare of a house sale in 2014, 'Home' is now a 41 foot narrow boat. It's different and having swan and duck families for neighbours is much more relaxing on the eye not to mention the ears!
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5 Responses to Gum: Did You Know?

  1. colinandray says:

    It also most likely contains Xylitol (sugar substitute) of which even small amounts can cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), seizures, liver failure or even death in dogs.

  2. I had never heard this. Not that I am one to spit out gum willy-nilly (because that is gross and I have stepped in far too much gum over the years to want to subject anyone else to that), but this is a great reason not to (and to tell other people not to do so).

    • Me neither Sarah. And because we have so many birds around us, I felt it deserved a reblog. Colin has said it can also be fatal to dogs, so that’s another reason to pass it on. 🙂

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