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Help please! Limp cockatiel

iamwhoiam

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Hope things go well on Monday. How is he doing today?
 

karen256

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If it is a stroke, don't give up on him! Birds can recover from brain damage better than us mammals.
Years ago, and on a different board, there was someone with a cherry head conure who became partially paralyzed after a stroke just like your cockatiel. His owner had to make special a special set up with some low ramps so he could get around a little and did physical therapy for him (moving his legs for him) and he ended up recovering very well eventually... not 100% but a lot better.
 

blewin

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If it is a stroke, don't give up on him! Birds can recover from brain damage better than us mammals.
Years ago, and on a different board, there was someone with a cherry head conure who became partially paralyzed after a stroke just like your cockatiel. His owner had to make special a special set up with some low ramps so he could get around a little and did physical therapy for him (moving his legs for him) and he ended up recovering very well eventually... not 100% but a lot better.
That's what happened with Buddy. Her vision still isn't completely back, but the paralysis went away.
 

TWR

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One of our aviary budgies had a stroke and couldn't support herself, move around nor even feed herself. She needed to be syringe fed for quite a while. Now she is back in the aviary and you can't tell her apart from any of the other green budgies in there with her. In other words a 100% recovery.

Good luck with your little tiel.
 

Loppy

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I've been following this thread for the last couple of days. I hope all goes well with your tiel. Keep us informed, and good luck tomorrow! I hope your buddy recovers quickly!
 
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