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Urgent Kraz tiel's foot is discolored and lifeless

Discussion in 'Bird Emergency Highway 911' started by hrafn, 9/24/18.

  1. iamwhoiam

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    Sorry that Kraz is having issues with his foot. Any updates?
     
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  2. camelotshadow

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  3. MagpieDragon

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    Not sure who I feel worse for - you or Kraz!

    In all seriousness I hope his foot heals soon :sadhug2:
     
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  4. hrafn

    hrafn Rollerblading along the road I Can't Stop Posting!

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    I'm sorry for not updating sooner! We're having fuuuuuun times up in here.

    I was able to get an advance on my paycheque, and took Kraz in to see the vet as soon as possible, which unfortunately wasn't until Wednesday morning (I'm ineligible for any sort of care credit since I'm young and have a credit score of zilch).

    Sadly, we're all kinds of baffled. The vet found a laceration in the back of Kraz's ankle, but it seemed very old and wasn't bleeding or sore. Kraz still has circulation in his foot, and tests have ruled out tumours, deficiencies, toxicity poisoning, viral disease, and nerve damage.
    Basically we're boggled.

    For the time being Kraz is on medications to make sure he isn't in pain, and I'm continually modifying his cage to make it more accessible for him with one foot.

    I made a joke a while ago about how all my pets and I keep hurting our feet. I think we have a foot curse.
     
  5. EkkieLu

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    Hopefully it will be better soon. Keeping him off of it as much as possible should hasten the healing process. Too bad there are no bird crutches. Prayers to you both!
     
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  6. camelotshadow

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    :dance4: Well, thats good news sort of...Hope it works itself out...
     
  7. camelotshadow

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    Bet that person with the Amazon is having a cow but to me you are in the category of people who rather go without eating to feed your birds then to feed yourself & they are hard to find. I'm glad you found the resources to have the foot checked & I hope it get better...

    You have alot on your plate though so it would be wise to keep the flock to a min...
     
  8. Distaff

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    Back when I lived in IA, I used to pet sit for my friend who had four Belgian horses.
    She liked to joke that she had sixteen legs, and one of them was always lame.
     
  9. Love My Zons

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    I am glad you got to the Vet, but sorry that nothing conclusive was given as to why. Hope that his foot heals and returns to normal!
     
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    I’m glad all the tests came back okay, but it would be nice to have some sort of answer. It’s great you were able to take him in and I hope he heals quickly! No more health issues st your house!!
     
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    That is weird! So glad all is relativly okay!
     
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  12. hrafn

    hrafn Rollerblading along the road I Can't Stop Posting!

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    Kraz has started using his foot again today! He can't quite flex his toes all the way, but he's willing to put weight on it now.
    It's such a relief that he isn't paralysed. His toes still move!

    It must have been hurting more than he was letting on, assuming it's the pain meds that are helping him get back on it. He wasn't squirming or flinching when either I or the vet messed with his foot, and usually if he's hurting he'll beat the living daylights outta you.

    Mysteries abound, but what a great turnaround!
     
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    So glad to hear he is improving. What a scare!
     
  14. TikiMyn

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    Indeed:heart::heart::hug8:
     
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    Aw, I’m so glad he’s feeling better today!!:dance4:
     
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    How excellent that Kraz is feeling better......maybe he saw the attention the others got for being sick or hurt and thought I would like some special fussing over me??? LOL. What ever it was that happened I am glad he is doing better.
    How is Morgan? (sorry if I have missed it in another thread)
     
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    His Royal Majesty Kraz has been off his pain meds for a few days, and is back to fully using his foot as though nothing ever happened! I'm so happy! :swoon:
     
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    So am I - that looked bad.
     
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