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Re: Need Help / Prozac for Brids?/ Sorry for the repeat.

Posted by Mickie on 3/01/05
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    On 3/01/05, Mickie wrote:
    > Hi Everyone,
    >
    > I took my Quaker Willow to the Vet this week because she’s
    > been plucking herself, her legs are totally bare. At first
    > I thought she was molting but this has been going on for a
    > long time. She does it at night after I cover her up, in
    > the morning I pick up like a half cup of small feathers.
    >
    > I have done the chamomile and aloe vera and it was helping
    > at the beginning but she continues to pluck.
    >
    > I need some advice, the Vet wants to put Willow on Prozac.
    > I have never seen this topic discussed on this board and
    > I’m concerned because I don’t want to see her change in any
    > way.
    > She’s a lively, active fun bird and I have this picture of
    > her becoming distraught and zombie like if I allowed the
    > treatment.
    > The vet says is for four months and there are no side
    > effects, but then he said he will wean her off of it. Does
    > that means she can become addicted? Please help me on
    > this, has anyone’s bird ever been on Prozac. Thank you all.
    >
    > Mickie
    > Hi Everyone,
    >
    > I took my Quaker Willow to the Vet this week because she’s
    > been plucking herself, her legs are totally bare. At first
    > I thought she was molting but this has been going on for a
    > long time. She does it at night after I cover her up, in
    > the morning I pick up like a half cup of small feathers.
    >
    > I have done the chamomile and aloe vera and it was helping
    > at the beginning but she continues to pluck.
    >
    > I need some advice, the Vet wants to put Willow on Prozac.
    > I have never seen this topic discussed on this board and
    > I’m concerned because I don’t want to see her change in any
    > way.
    > She’s a lively, active fun bird and I have this picture of
    > her becoming distraught and zombie like if I allowed the
    > treatment.
    > The vet says is for four months and there are no side
    > effects, but then he said he will wean her off of it. Does
    > that means she can become addicted? Please help me on
    > this, has anyone’s bird ever been on Prozac. Thank you all.
    >
    > Mickie
    > Hi Everyone,
    >
    > I took my Quaker Willow to the Vet this week because she’s
    > been plucking herself, her legs are totally bare. At first
    > I thought she was molting but this has been going on for a
    > long time. She does it at night after I cover her up, in
    > the morning I pick up like a half cup of small feathers.
    >
    > I have done the chamomile and aloe vera and it was helping
    > at the beginning but she continues to pluck.
    >
    > I need some advice, the Vet wants to put Willow on Prozac.
    > I have never seen this topic discussed on this board and
    > I’m concerned because I don’t want to see her change in any
    > way.
    > She’s a lively, active fun bird and I have this picture of
    > her becoming distraught and zombie like if I allowed the
    > treatment.
    > The vet says is for four months and there are no side
    > effects, but then he said he will wean her off of it. Does
    > that means she can become addicted? Please help me on
    > this, has anyone’s bird ever been on Prozac. Thank you all.
    >
    > Mickie
    > Hi Everyone,
    >
    > I took my Quaker Willow to the Vet this week because she’s
    > been plucking herself, her legs are totally bare. At first
    > I thought she was molting but this has been going on for a
    > long time. She does it at night after I cover her up, in
    > the morning I pick up like a half cup of small feathers.
    >
    > I have done the chamomile and aloe vera and it was helping
    > at the beginning but she continues to pluck.
    >
    > I need some advice, the Vet wants to put Willow on Prozac.
    > I have never seen this topic discussed on this board and
    > I’m concerned because I don’t want to see her change in any
    > way.
    > She’s a lively, active fun bird and I have this picture of
    > her becoming distraught and zombie like if I allowed the
    > treatment.
    > The vet says is for four months and there are no side
    > effects, but then he said he will wean her off of it. Does
    > that means she can become addicted? Please help me on
    > this, has anyone’s bird ever been on Prozac. Thank you all.
    >
    > Mickie

    Sorry for the repetition, I "copy and paste" the message and
    my fingers got stuck. Mickie