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Re: Help!!@!!! Poor bird!!!

Posted by Liz on 3/04/06
(5) Comments

    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.
    > Debbie
    > 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
    > a
    >> 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.
    >> Jim