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She was attacked by a dog and has a puncture wound and her
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Thursday evening a predator got into the coop. It killed one
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my cat put a puncture wound on the side of my parakeet through
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My sons Kakariki got out of his cage at some point today.
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I found a budgie in my back yard. He can hop but not fly.
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My daughter found an injured mourning dove last night. Its
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cockatiel: months old..attacked..drinking normally..alert
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Hello! OUr pet conure, who had his wings trimmed a month ago,
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Our 3 month old indian ringneck parrot flew away (with one
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cat: was scratched on her wing and chest..i put peroxide on the cuts
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i have a goffins cockatoo attacked by my cat. I found a puncture
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Doctoral Degree
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cockatiel: yr old..u make her. the bite was a possible puncture
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