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Gertjie the budgie

BirdyBee

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On November 12th, I adopted a little budgie named Gertjie. Her family moved to overseas and couldn't bring her with. She settled in quickly, and she was the sweetest little budgie. She even slept on me and accepted head scratches. Unfortunately, on November 17th, I found her dead at the bottom of her cage. It was a huge shock. I think old age, bad genes, poor diet, and/or stress gave her a heart attack.

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AussieBird

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I am so sorry :sadhug:
Fly high sweet one :sorrow:
 

Kassiani

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:sorrow: I'm so sorry! What a gorgeous little girl!
 

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Fly high little one :darkcloud:
 

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I'm sorry for the loss of Gertjie. She was beautiful. Now she graces the bridge, where you'll meet again. :sorrow:
 

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What a little cutie she was. I’m so sorry for the loss of your sweet little friend.
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April

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I'm so very sorry,the same thing happened to me. I adopted an 12 year old Greenie who's been in the same home his entire life and we were bonding so wonderful and he was the sweetest boy and I loved him so much and 3 days later I found him in distress on the bottom of cage and I rushed him to the vet and she tried everything but he died in my hands. So I completely understand how absolutely shocking it is. I'm just so sorry
 

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Birdybee....
Im so sorry you lost Gertjie. Such a beautiful little lady budgie. Not fair.

Because of her stains above nares.( possible respiratory infection) Whatch your little ones, if possible track weights over the next few weeks .

Im really sorry she wasn't able to enjoy more time with you.
 

sunnysmom

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So sorry for your loss. Fly free little bird.
 

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I am sorry for your loss.
 

Sarahmoluccan

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I'm so sorry for your loss :sorrow: I think stress probably had alot to do her death. Illnesses can hide or lay dormant for a very long time until something stressful happens and cause them to come out.

Birdybee....
Im so sorry you lost Gertjie. Such a beautiful little lady budgie. Not fair.

Because of her stains above nares.( possible respiratory infection) Whatch your little ones, if possible track weights over the next few weeks .

Im really sorry she wasn't able to enjoy more time with you.
I also agree that her nares do not look right. I'm not that familiar with budgies but my U2 Echo has problems time to time with his and has required vet visits, nasal flushes and antibiotics sometimes. I'd keep an eye other birds too just in case. I'm really sorry for your loss and even if was cause by sickness, it happened so fast I'm not sure there would have been much you could of done. :bluhug:
 

Zara

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Awww I´m very sorry for your loss :(
 
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