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

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Old 08-11-2014, 08:52 AM
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Nemo was a special budgie for me. I rescued her when no one else wanted her. She had been eggbound before I got her, and the ordeal left her crippled. Her right leg stuck straight out and was almost usless, and she could not fly very well.

While re-homing some of my birds a few months ago, I came across a gentle old man, looking to give his love to a budgie. He's not far from me, and he himself is in a wheelchair.

They were a perfect match.

I brought her over to his place and they fell in love. He had a brand new cage all set up for her, lots of toys and fresh fruits and veggies ready to go.

He would take pictures of her every week and e-mail me with updates. She was having the time of her life! I'm so glad they found each other.

He called me over the weekend to tell me that Nemo suddently passed away. He noticed that she was sitting in her seed dish, so he scooped her out and she snuggled in to him as she passed.

My you be whole, and fly freely! My dear Nemo.




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Old 08-11-2014, 08:56 AM
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What a sweet memory to have as a reminder of your sweet Memo. She was a lovely looking budgie with a gentle and gentle look in her eye . memories are forever and may she be flying high and free.
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I remember Nemo and her story, and I'm sorry to hear of her passing...
It's clear she was much loved and cared for while under your care as well as the old man and at least she went peacefully while being comforted by her owner.
Rest in peace, beautiful Nemo. You will be missed.
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It is wonderful that this crippled little bird was able to be so well cared for by you and this old gentleman...may you both be blessed...
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Nemo was a beautiful little girl and obviously loved by both you and the older gentleman.

Fly high and free darling Nemo; rest peacefully now sweet girl.
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It's awesome that she had quality time with her human - but very sad she has passed away.
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So sorry for your loss, she was a beautiful Bird.RIP Nemo.
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Very sorry to hear about Nemo. What a special budgie
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I just received this e-mail from Ray.

"Hi Michelle, I do want to mention that Nemo was given a proper Earth burial wrapped in Pink wrapping paper. She is resting in my secret garden where my Mom's memory tree grows that was blessed with Holy Water when I planted it. So Nemo is truly a blessed lil bird. Cheers/Tweet"

He's truly such a sweet man.

I told him that if/when one of my pairs decides to breed, I will be saving a handfed baby for him.
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