On 1/30/09, Jan wrote:
> My cockatiel died yesterday. He was found in the bottom of
> his cage. He had no symptoms and was active. Any ideas?
i hope you don't think you missed something and blame
yourself for this unfortunate event. grey lady is right on
the money about things that are toxic....most people don't
realize how long the list is. often times you won't even
know the bird is sick because that is thier nature to hide
the illness. in the wild they would be marked as weak and
taken out by predators at the first sign of illness
therefore they don't show it until death is looming as a
i guess what i'm trying to say is."even if you had been
there with him/her... you likely wouldn't have noticed
something was wrong till it was too late.
i lost 7 tiels in a house fire in nov "07" and i was very
close to them...i know how you feel....if i can help message