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In Memory Tributes and Memorials to Budgies which have moved on to the Rainbow Bridge

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I can't believe I'm posting here. We brought Mike, our budgie, home only 1 1/2 years ago. My 3rd son finger trained him, and 'broke the ice' with him.
He'd been sleepy alot lately and bored looking. We just bought him a mate 2 weeks ago. Last week he began to have troubles with his vent feathers ... little poop cluster stuck there. We thought it was because the new perch was thicker and he rested his little tummy on it.
Alas, not so I guess. I woke to find him on the floor of his cage and the new baby bird almost looked like he was guarding him all night.

I have to say that having a budgie has taught my boys such compassion and kindness, it's beautiful to see. Today, I couldn't believe it, the kindness they showed too in caring for him and burying him in the yard. Choosing the special place... it's just amazing to see.
We have our new baby still to care for. We may just get him a friend to keep him company, as they were so sweet together.
RIP lil' buddy!

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So sorry that Mike has left your family....
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Aw, that is so sad... I am sorry
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Thanks so much for the well wishes.

This was Mike, our budgie.
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Awww...what a pretty little bird....I am glad you have the new one to look after and enjoy....
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So sorry to hear about Mike, my prayers go out to you. May he fly freely now in heaven!
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Keep an eye on the budgie that you still have. If Mike had some kind of infection, it could have spread to the other budgie. Do you have an avian vet nearby?
Also, if you are planning to purchase another budgie for your existing one, do quarantine. Read up on it here on the forum. That will prevent the spread of any (in case there is any) illness from one budgie to another.
Sorry to go off the track here, just want you to be aware...
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I'm so sorry about Mike. He was not with you and your family for very long either; so very sad...

On a brighter note, I'm glad you have your new little one and are even considering getting a friend for him. Just remember to quarantine.
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I'm so sorry for your loss... It's heartbreaking to lose them when they're so young Mike really was a handsome little fellow.
Rest in peace, little Mike. You will be missed.
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I'm so sorry for your loss Mike was a beautiful little guy.

RIP sweet Mike, fly high and free
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