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

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Old 05-24-2016, 06:41 PM
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After a few days of hanging tough, Rico passed away today.

Things have just not been the same in the flock since Trouble died.

We are having a high stress situation at this point, too many cats, to much of everything besides peace and quiet.
Poor Rico paid the price.

Considering to re-home the last one, but who would want an old untamed hen.

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Very sorry to hear Rico has gone...
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my sincere and deepest sympathies on your loss of Rico.its very sad to lose a beloved animal friend or loved one. Sending you comforting prayers for you in your time of need.we're here for you.blessings.

Rico may your sweet soul rest now in heaven and be filled with unconditional love always.
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I'm very sorry for your loss of Rico.

I hope for the "old untamed hen"'s sake you spend time with her, ensure she is in a safe cat-free room and give her lots of TLC.
You are her only flock-mate at this point and she certainly deserves to be well-cared for and loved.
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I am so very sorry for the loss of your Rico, and also Trouble.
You might be a bit surprised that there are a few people out there who would really enjoy the company of an old untamed hen.
As Deb mentioned though, if you do decide to keep her, I hope you'll spend lots of time comforting her. Just knowing she's not completely alone will make a world of difference to her, even if she doesn't show it. I inagine she's as heartbroken as you are, probably more.
My heart goes out to you. Hugs
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I'm very sorry for your loss of Rico .
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I think I will thin the herd this weekend, and send the kittens to new homes.
Maybe then we have some sort of normalcy back in the house.

Twitter is chirping along.
I am not sure how much comfort I can actually give her, as she is really OMG, HANDS!!!! when I do something in the cage. Always has been, and we are talking years now.

Thank you all for your kind words.
I am missing my little buddy, although I was never really a good keeper to him.
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I'm very sorry to hear of your Rico's passing...
I hope you will be able to find a solution which will work for the best, not just for your remaining budgie, but also for your cats.

Rest in peace, Rico.
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I'm so sorry for the loss of your little Rico. And also for Trouble. I wish I were a bit closer, I, if you were really serious about re-homing her, would be on my way to tell Lonny the we're getting our last female! I just wish we were closer.

Rico is now at the Rainbow Bridge, awaiting your arrival, and playing and flying with his feathered buddies! He is healthy, happy, and whole again. You of course have my sincerest condolences and deepest sympathies for your loss.

RIP Rico, fly high and free!!!

Just this side of Heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge.

When a bird dies that has been especially close to someone here, that bird goes to the Rainbow Bridge.
At the Rainbow Bridge there are meadows and hills and beautiful trees of all kinds where all our special friends can fly and climb, hang and flap, hop and run, jump and play, squawk and squeal and sing together.

There is plenty of good food, including grapes and peanuts, ice cream and cheese, spaghetti and especially lots of pizza. There is crystal clear water in brooks and springs are filled with water as well as every kind of delicious fresh fruit juice.

One warm spring even runs full of the coffee they can now drink their fill of without hearing a single no-no. There is lots of glorious sunshine, and sweet warm rain when they want it and our friends are warm and comfortable and totally at peace.

All the birds who had been ill or old are restored to health and vigor and to their natural incredible beauty. Their feathers shine, their wing feathers are whole, and their eyes gleam once again with vitality.

Those who were hurt or maimed or ignored or broken-hearted are made whole and strong and free of fear again, just as we remember them in our dreams of days gone by.

The birds are happy and content..... except for one small thing - they each miss someone very special to them who had to be left behind when the bird returned home. Still they all fly and play happily and safely and noisily together - even the grouchiest greys and orneriest senegals, the tiniest finches and the grandest macaws.

But the day comes for each bird when he suddenly stops and looks far into the distance. His body freezes and his bright eyes are intent as he watches and listens in silence. Suddenly he begins to fly from the group, soaring over the green grass, his wings flapping harder and harder!

You have been spotted - and he shrieks to you and then calls your name and his own and cries again and again and as he rushes toward you.

When you and your bird finally meet, you cling to each other in joyous reunion, knowing you will never be parted again.

Your face and your fingers - and even your toes - are covered with beak nibbles and soft ecstatic kisses. Your hair is preened by that special beak, and his head bends under your fingers to invite your touch. Your hands again find their way under beloved wings, to caress the downy softness beneath.

You look once more into the trusting eyes of your companion-so long gone from your physical life on earth, but never for an instant absent from your heart.

Your tears of joy are gently brushed away by those beloved wings... and feeling immersed once more in total contentment and love, you and your beloved companion cross the Rainbow Bridge together.
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I am very sorry for your loss of Rico (and Trouble) May the little guy rest in peace...
If I were anywhere near you, I'd welcome that old untamed hen into my home in a heartbeat
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