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Poppers update following stroke.

Discussion in 'Special Needs Crossing' started by Hawk12237, 9/9/19.

  1. Hawk12237

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    So sorry for hank. Must have been awful to watch. I know when poppers went through it I was worried she was going to go.
    I also know that at any time or any day she could literally have another. So far been 5 days since last one... That one was very small and didn't last long. But your right though, they get very exhausted after it happens. A stroke/seizure has to be very scary for a bird.
    Hope I didn't bring up bad memories for you.
    yea, the toys and that...the frame I bought.
     
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    I'm so glad that she's progressing positively... Did they ever say high BP? If her BP is slowly coming down she may still have a bit of a headache, even obscured sugar levels can cause a headache... These could be the extra cuddling w/Mrs. Hawk & extra headrubs. Just a thought.

    How are you holding up w/ the S. feeding? I'd be having a hard time w/ the verbal No's she's saying.
     
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    Your set up is very lovely! Thinking of you Poppers.
     
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    First vet yea, that could be a possibility.
    But second vet wasn't sure if that was the cause.
    Sodium is definitely a trigger that can raise blood pressure.
     
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    Thanks!!!! My birds have many places throughout house to hang out on and play.
     
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    Many play places for them...
    IMG_20190909_191834.jpg IMG_20190909_191909.jpg
     
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    Her blood pressure was actually low when vet checked it right after she had a small episode at vets office. That might explain the weakness when she had it.
     
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    Glad to hear her recovery is heading in the right direction. Poppers is such a beautiful soul :heart:
    She’s lucky to have you, and vice versa!

    Continued healing vibes to Poppers:sadhug2:
     
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    Her weight increased from 340 grams when I took poppers in last Thursday which they kept her in for a couple days.
    Then weighed her moments ago on my gram scale, she's up to 398...yeay!
    Her poops also are returning to normal bulk consistancy. Also a yeay!!...
    Still needs to get higher for a large BFA.
    But on course!!
     
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    Thanks! I give them many things to do and areas to go to.....no bored bird lives here.
     
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    Thanks! Will keep posting her progress.
     
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    Have you thought about adding something tasty to the nasty meds. They added pina colada to the nasty anti botic he had to take one time and it made it easier to get him to take it because at least it tasted OK to him. Of course he fully trusted me and I'd just paste his face against the bars and squeeze it in real quick if he was being obstinate. He usually wouldn't bite me and quickly forgave me. Lurch would have tore me up, so he probably would have been towled, Dobby probably would be like Nerd, he's pretty laid-back and gentle.
     
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    Well poppers had her follow up vet check today. A week more on emeraid omnivore. Then she can come off and on regular food again.
    Her weight hit 400 grams...whoo hoo!!! Putting the weight back on...!
    Here poop has returned to normal....yeay!!!
    So she's doing good. I'm pleased with the progress. After what she looked liked just over a week ago, I was afraid I was going to lose her.
    Not on my watch if I can help it.
    Soo, learned a lot about the stroke/ seizure in all this....was stressful and scary. I thought I faced everything when it came to birds....this was a new exp for me.
     
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    Really good to read Poppers is doing so well now! What a great weight gain!! It's wonderful to see her upright. Sadly Chico who had a stroke is left with a very tilted head.
     
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    What a great update - weight gain and the lot!


    HAAAA! She is a smart one. So glad she is better - keep up the outstanding work!
     
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    Outstanding news!

    You are such a lucky little one Poppers. Your family loves you :xflove::joyful:
     
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    Glad Poppers is getting better.
     
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    Yay Poppers!! I’m so glad to hear she’s recovering!
     
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    YAY Poppers you go girl!!! Michael you know that you may have go back to regular food slowly right. Maybe a feeding of emeraid then bite size bits of her normal diet. If she gets pellets you may have to soften them first with a little boiled water and letting them sit and soften. Even if she is recognizing food she will need to transition to her normal diet.
     
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    Wow.. best news ever! She gained weight so quickly. I know she must feel so much better.
     
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