Accidents happen to everyone...Hope the bird does ok.
On 2/20/06, Debbie wrote:
> I once had a green cheek go into my African greys ;ocked cage
> one day and pick a fight in just a split second. The grey
> ripped the beak off of the green cheek and the vet here wasnt
> available for a few days as it was a weekend. It was a good
> thing I hand fed baby birds and had baby food on hand so the
> bird survived. He had to eat soft food for a while but was so
> lucky to live because it was almost to his sinuses that the
> beak was gone from. Long story short he did great and would do
> it again IF he could. The beak never grew back all of the way
> and I had to trim the bottom beak every so often but he was so
> lucky it wasnt a hair more. The vet was amazed he was alive.
> Stuff happens to the best of us.
> On 2/20/06, Jim wrote:
>> On 2/20/06, Amber. wrote:
>>> I was lookng after my friends bird, and I think when I was
>>> out, my cat jumped it. It seems fine now, and she took it
>>> to the Vet. it has a cracked beak and i was wondering if
>>> it can die from this.
>> Hope your friend has learnt her lesson and leaves her bird
>> with a more responsible caring person next time. Many people
>> say "I will look after your bird to a bird owner" but do not
>> seem to realise as should also the owner of the bird, caring
>> for a bird is a big responsibility and takes planning
>> especially when the carer given/taken the responsibility of
>> bird, has other animals. I feel so sorry for your friend's
>> bird going through such a trauma with your cat and having to
>> get over if possible the cracked beak, even though you foot
>> the bill money ain't everything.