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

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Old 12-20-2013, 09:25 PM
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....entered my home 15th July 2004, crossed the Rainbow Bridge 20th Dec 2013.

I only found him just over 3 hours ago. I think it was a combination of things that lead to this. Rosie, (his cage-mate of 9yrs & 3mths), crossed over only 11 wks ago. I's hard to explain really, but he changed after that. Not greatly so, but his behaviour seemed different somehow. He was obviously missing Rosie. Anyway, eventually I got him another cage-mate from a reliable source....a young female that I've named Maisie. I think she's about 18mths - 2yrs old....a lot younger than Blueky. He seemed to accept her, but was always more "distant" from her than he ever was with Rosie.

Two days ago, I noticed Blueky was having problems with 1 of his feet. He wasn't gripping the perch with it and kept it lifted up in his feathers....so it was hard for me to see what was wrong. As he wasn't hand-tame, I didn't want to stress him by trying to handle him. Last night when I was about to cover the cage up, Blueky was trying to climb up the bars of the cage to his favourite perch. I noticed something on the side of his bad foot. I couldn't tell what it was, as the only light in my room was from my tv. I thought it was either a lump of some kind, or a wound....but seeing as he was right as rain at the start of the week, I discounted it being a lump. I decided to wait until morning to see if there was any improvement. I could hear him fidgeting during the night, so he must've found perching uncomfortable. The next morning, there wasn't any improvement. He was spending most of the time asleep on the cage floor. He must've found it more comfortable than perching. He was never off his food or drink though, which I thought was good.. It was while he was at the seed dish that I noticed 1 of the toes on his bad foot looked swollen. It was then that I started to get a nasty feeling that if he was wounded, then it was likely that Maisie had done it. I had noticed a couple of times that they'd be perching side by side in the evening when I got home, and then for no apparent reason Maisie would have a go at him. However, I didn't think any damage had been done, but then I'm out a lot of the time, so I don't know what was going on behind my back. Also in the evenings, Maisie would perch on Blueky's right. It seemed a bit of a coincidence that it was his right foot that was the problem.

I made a vet's appointment for Blueky for Friday (20th). He was remarkably well behaved in the hands of the vet. I was really surprised, because as I've said, he wasn't hand-tame. Anyway, the vet confirmed that he'd been injured by another bird, ie Maisie. The vet gave Blueky some oral solution and gave me some antibiotics to put in the drinking water. He remarked that apart from his foot, Blueky looked in fine health. I was asked to take him back in 1 - 2 wks time for a check-up, and advised to separate him from Maisie, (something I was already thinking about). I took Blueky home and then went out to try and get hold of another cage. I came home with 1 a few hours later. I'd earlier left Blueky on top of his cage. The door is always open and bad foot or not, he would've easily been able to get back inside if and when he wanted to. Anyway, I found him on the floor a couple of feet from the table that the cage is on. He'd been gone a couple of hours or so, I reckon.

I'm not blaming Maisie entirely for this. I think it was a combination of his bad foot, the events at the vet's and him missing Rosie. With hindsight, Blueky did take a downward turn after Rosie died. I think he just wanted to go as well.

I can't believe it! I had the same 2 budgies for 9yrs & 3mths, and now I've lost both in less than 3 months.

Thank you, Blueky for being my little man for so long. Fly free, Rosie's waiting for you!!!

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Old 12-20-2013, 09:43 PM
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I am so very sorry for the loss of Blueky..Your story is really sad... Your Blueky loved you so very much and his mates as well.. I no it is hard right now.. But you loved Blueky and he loved you remember the good times and loving memories that you Cherish... This must be so heart breaking for you...

Fly free little one you are free of pain and now in heaven with your budgie friends. Sing a Beautiful song and fly high up in the sky.... Rest in Peace little one...

Somwhere over the rainbow
They say that dreams come true
Some day over the rainbow
I'll sit awhile with you

Gonna wrap my arms around you
And whisper in your ear
Gonna tell you all the love I feel
How my heart holds you so dear

Gonna lovingly gaze at you
Let my heart skip as you smile
Than tenderly I'll kiss you
Hold you close for just awhile

Yes, somwhere over the rainbow
They say that dreams come true
But I knew my dream came true
That day I met you
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Rest in Peace, dear sweet Blueky. Keep his cute face and happy song close to your heart, and he will be with you forever. He and Rosie are together again talking about all the wonderful times they shared with you. I am so sorry for your loss.
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Old 12-21-2013, 02:53 AM
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I'm so sorry to hear this...No matter how much time they stay with us, it's always heartbreaking to say the final goodbye to them. It is clear, both Rosie and Blueky had a long and wonderful life under your care. Rosie and Blueky will always live in your heart, through the memories of the good times you spent with them.
Rest in peace, Blueky. You were much loved and will be missed.
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Oh no, I am so sorry to hear this it so difficult when they leave us.

RIP sweet Blueky, fly high and free together with Rosie forever.
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Thank you all for your kind comments. I'm on my way to stay with some friends for Christmas. This was planned a few weeks ago. This morning I didn't really feel like going at all, but my friends had already paid for my coach ticket. To be honest my Christmas would've been rubbish if I'd stayed home. So maybe a few days away will help. I've left my Maisie in the capable hands of a good friend of mine. She doesn't seem too affected by what's happened, but then she'd only been with Blueky a few weeks.
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Blueky and Rosie are now reunited once more how lovely for them. Nine years is remarkable and proves what a loving and caring owner you were to them I feel Blueky probably had a sadness from Rosie's passing just as you say you will have some lovely memories to bring back whenever you wish Fly free little ones .
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Sorry for your loss...that was a nice long run you had with him and rosie. I hope you get a nice friend for Maisie and have a good long time with them too...
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Oh my this is so sad however, having your lovely budgies for over 9 years is brilliant and though it is very hard for you now, your wonderful memories and the fantastic love you share with your lovely budgies will stay with you forever until you meet again on Rainbow Bridge. Fly high Blueky with Rosie
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