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My parrot is dying, breathing but laying there, not eating

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My parrot is dying
JA: I'll do all I can to help. Can you tell me a little more about the parrot's situation? How long has this been a concern?
Customer: breathing but laying there
JA: How has the parrot's appetite been? Any changes in stool?
Customer: not eating all day nearly
JA: Could the parrot have eaten something unusual?
Customer: no
JA: And what's the parrot's name and age?
Customer: 4 months
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know?
Customer: Hes been staring at a wall all day
Submitted: 23 days ago.
Category: Vet
Customer: replied 23 days ago.
Hello
Customer: replied 23 days ago.
Can you help
Expert:  RebeccaC921 replied 22 days ago.

Hello there,

You are through to Dr Coles, I am a UK based vet.

I am really sorry to hear about your parrot. You must take your parrot to an emergency vet now, if he has any chance of surviving. Parrots are very good at hiding symptoms of illness. They do not show any signs of sickness until they are critically ill. There are many different things which could be going on including infection, kidney problems, liver problems. You need to put him somewhere warm, quiet and padded (with towels/blankets) and offer him small amounts of some of his favourite foods. I would also put some water close by to him and try and get him to take some in by placing this on your fingers. It is crucial that you take him to a vet tonight. He has been sick all day.

Kind regards

Dr Coles

Expert:  RebeccaC921 replied 20 days ago.
Hi there,
Did you manage to get your parrot to a vet?
Kind regards
Customer: replied 20 days ago.
Hello, no it died ��