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Someone gave their fish a Viking burial and it’s amazing

The death of a much-loved pet is a difficult time for anyone, whether that pet be bouncy and fluffy, or wet and scaly - they will be missed and mourned.

But when Reddit user Chilly911's fish Peeping Tom sadly died, after a strong innings of six and a half years, they decided to honour his memory, affording him a true and proper send-off into the afterlife. No flush down the toilet for this brave warrior.

Setting the scene, they wrote, "My beloved fish I had for 6 1/2 years, Peeping Tom. Aptly named because he lived in my bathroom. Livin’ his life watching people poop and shower. One day his bowl was moved out of the sunlight by my father despite specific instructions to keep his bowl in light. And I came home from work the next day to find my wonderful aquatic companion dead. So, since he was such a valiant creature I decided he deserved a Viking funeral. Here it is…"

  • Someone gave their fish a Viking burial and it's amazing

    Someone gave their fish a Viking burial and it’s amazing

    "To atone for his actions my Dad built Tom a sturdy vessel. It in no way makes up for what he did, but it was a pretty bad ass boat."

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    Someone gave their fish a Viking burial and it’s amazing

    "The boat was named SS Boobies because Tom loved titties, one of the reasons he lived so long, just to watch people shower."

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    Someone gave their fish a Viking burial and it’s amazing

    "The day has come for his send off, my sister has a decent drainage ditch outside her place so we did it there. His platform was built entirely out of matches. Another reason my dad crafted the boat … He’s a bit of a pyro so he was having a great time with all this."

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    Someone gave their fish a Viking burial and it’s amazing

    Farewell brave Tom, and may you enjoy watching people shower in fishy heaven.

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