"Poor Coconut was a mess," Nelson said. He had a urinary tract infection, goopy eyes, ear mites, a limp, chronic diarrhea and was totally filthy. "But it was his nasty attitude that made him hard to like."
Even though Nelson helped him get better, giving him medicine every day, he was still really mean. "He was very difficult to feed ... He would never look up but sure would lash out when I opened his cage."