Bird died - what about other bird?

I had a parakeet pass away this morning. I thought he was looking sick but I didn't know how sick until last night. Anyways what I need to know is what can I do to make sure my other bird doesn't get sick (if it was someting contagious)?

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Apr 06, 2013
by: Alex

We haven't heard back from you.

Did you take the bird to the vet or did it die? If you haven't I will be surprised if the bird survived.

We are not trying to be mean, but the bird needed / needs a vets help, and we were and still are very concerned.

We were also concerned that you kept asking us about symproms instead of scraping together money for a vet.

The bird will have been / is suffering and YOU will be responsible for signing a death warrant.

YOU will be repsonsible for YOUR birds death.

Please tell me you took him and he hasn't continued to deterirate ans suffer, or died as a result of no medical attention.

May I suggest that you take on NO MORE pets until you can afford to care for them properly. I understand that finances can become tight without warning, but vet care is an absolute MUST.

I am broke, but I always make sure that I have the mney or borrow the mney t feed and provide vet attention.

I had to borrw money to take one of my birds to a vet 5 times.

She had operations and then had emergency appointments whe she became seriously ill.

I made sure she was looked after instead of left to suffer.

Mar 21, 2013
bird died
by: Alex

Budgies will hide their illnesses until they no longer have the strength. By the time we see physical symptoms, the bird is very ill.

You need to get your other bird to an avan vet ASAP to make sure that this bird is O.K.

You can have a necrospy (autopsy) to find out what killed your bird if you wish to find out.

Make sure you are not using aersols, teflon coated cookware, chemcials or other fume producing products, smoking etc... anywhere near your bird (not in the same room) Teflon cookware and smoking should not be in the same house as a bird due to the deadly fumes.

When using chemcials ventilate the house / flat / apartment completely until fumes are gone. This can take days with paints etc... and birds should be removed from property for the duration.

Clothes containing cigarette smoke should be changed before handling your bird.

Make sure yoy have no houseplants or dangerous or poisonous objects that a curious budgie can get to.

Again, your bird needs to be seen by an avian vet ASAP.

Mar 21, 2013
Bird died - what if other bird is sick too?
by: Tracie

Please use this Find an Avian Vet link to find an avian vet for your other bird so it can be examined to determine if it has an illness or a disease.

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