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Our parakeet got stuck between the back of an armoir and the
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I got two parakeets about 8 years ago, one blue & one green.
I got two parakeets about 8 years ago, one blue & one green. Yesterday the blue one, Freddie, died. The green, Eddie, seems very lonely & isn't singing today. What is your opinion regarding getting an… read more
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I have a pet parakeet that has a wound under its wing. It
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I have a young parakeet and when we bought her she seemed
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My pet parakeet is 5 years old and when he eats the hulls
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I found my parakeet stuck in between s large cage door
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One of our two parakeets has fluffed up and has a heavy breathing
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My parakeet is keeping one foot/claw curled up, he picks at
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I am interested in getting a parakeet. I am a school teacher,
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My 3 year old parakeet, Willie, is holding his left leg in the air. It obviously hurts him to put it down. This has been true for about a day. I see no blood, and no swelling. He's eating and drinking… read more
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we just brought home a baby parakeet. In just two days my son and I had him hopping on our fingers. The next day he was out of the cage walking up and down our arms. Well the parakeet seems to have in… read more
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