Symptoms of Illness in Birds: How Mild is Mild?

Winston has a terminal illness. She has (most likely) between a week and two more months to live, if the avian vet is right. Someone was concerned regarding my last posting about her quality of life–if she’s as ill as we say, does she actually have any quality of life left? Let’s review… … More Symptoms of Illness in Birds: How Mild is Mild?

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Winston: Her Illness, Three Weeks Later

The good news is that baby girl budgie is still with us! She’s loving her millet and seed, is maintaining her weight (47g yesterday!) and still is eager to come out of her cage every morning.

Unfortunately, I’m starting to worry the one-to-three months the vet suggested is probably going to be closer to one… … More Winston: Her Illness, Three Weeks Later

A Blue Cere in a Female Budge = A Tumor

Well, it’s official: we’re going to lose Miss Winsty-Woo in the next few months. 😦 For the past day or so, Winston has seemed a little… off. She’s always been exceptionally calm for a budgie (stiff-upper-lipped-English-budgie-woman and all that), but lately she’s seemed a little sleepier. A little more reserved. A little less playful. Winston … More A Blue Cere in a Female Budge = A Tumor