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She had a large thing of poop stuck to her and we soaked her
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My parakeet is sick: Listless, ruffled feathers, rapid breatrhing,
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my son has a female parakeet maybe 8 yrs. old . weve noticed
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Hello. Just yesterday my bird (a male Australian Parakeet/cockatiel
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our parakeet just died. i noticed him shaking his butt, and
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we found our parakeet on the floor of it's cage 15 minutes ago. It is still alive. the only symptoms that I have seen recently is green stool. He is less than 2 years old. It is my 7 yr old daughter's… read more
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We need help with our 8 year old parakeet (we have another one who is his companion but he is fine). He has been lethargic and sleeping much more than usual for about 2-3 days. He puffs his feathers u… read more
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