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  1. K

    Getting an Amazon post egg stroke

    So I'm getting a yellow shouldered Amazon and the person said she's recovering from a n egg stroke... I love taking care of special needs animals and I agreed that she's right up my alley but I've got some questions (yes I'm going to take her to the vet as soon as I pick her up or the next day)...
  2. S

    Urgent Conure has strokes every couple of weeks, vet says he is healthy

    Hello everyone, My sun conure has strokes every couple of weeks. I think it has happened 5 times now. It always seems to happen during the night, because me and my wife have never seen it happen. We hear him fall and when we go to him, he is at the bottom of his cage not moving much and his...
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    Some sad problems, need help

    My Cockatiel, Lucy, 16.5 years or so old, is having a good deal of problems. Two years or so ago she had what I think was a stroke. She can't seem to focus on anything, has a hard time with mobility and can't fly any longer; she just flops. i took her to the vet at the time but there was nothing...
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    Urgent Cockatiel - Stroke or Seizure?!

    My 8 year old cockatiel (who I have already posted about) suffered from an episode today that scared me immensely. Took him to the vet and they couldn’t figure it out either. I’m hoping someone can help me identify what happened. Basically he was sitting on my lap, when all of a sudden he had...
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    Cockatiel Stroke Aftercare

    So my cockatiel seemed to have a mini stroke this morning. We took him to the vet and based on his xray his doctor thinks he has atherosclerosis. He has had heart problems for a long time and is now 14. He’s okay now but I was told there’s not much they can do for him other than blood pressure...
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    Need advice and help with my now disabled bird

    Previous Thread: Tips on safe proofing a cage for a vet visit. | Avian Avenue Parrot Forum So this was my birds situation from my last thread. Since then the situation has changed. Last Sunday it was time to give him his morning medicine. My mom grabbed him with a small hand towel and my...