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Re: Found cockatiel (deceased) Need advice

Posted by karen on 1/10/09
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    On 1/10/09, Bette wrote:
    > I found a banded cockatiel in my yard today.
    Unfortunately,
    > he's no longer alive. I'm assuming gender from the name
    > 'Rob' on the band.
    >
    > Here's my dilemma... Do I try to find the owner somehow to
    > let them know their beloved pet is dead? Or do I let them
    > go on hoping he'll be found and returned one day? I lost
    > one of my own canine friends three years ago, so I'm really
    > waffling on what to do.

    How sad
    I would put it in a bag & freeze it.
    Then call the local vets & let them know
    go on line to parrot 911 & post the info
    Local papers should have a free lost & found add area, post
    also call local shelters & animal control to see if they
    know who is looking. -they may not only want to know but
    also want the body. Some people will look for years and be
    heart broken at not knowing. Try to let them know & move on
    best of luck