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Should I bring my birds to storm shelter?

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The area I live in gets dangerous weather around this time of year and in the spring, and the biggest threat is tornados. I would not think twice about bringing my two budgies with me if we took shelter in a basement but we have an underground storm shelter in the backyard and I was wondering if I could get some opinions on whether I should take them with me or clear a spot in my closet and leave them in there in case of bad weather. My concern with taking them to the underground shelter is that it's typically raining very hard and quite possibly hailing whenever we do go down to the shelter and it's a very small space for four people and a cage so I would have to put them in a box (with holes in it of course) to carry them out in and keep them in until we come back to the house. We have never had a tornado actually do damage in my neighborhood but you never know. Would it be a little too traumatic to go to the shelter or would it be in their best interest?
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Here are a couple options.

I would recommend getting the first one as it small enough for travel and large enough to serve as a "hospital" cage if needed.

13.5L x 11W x 18H
Kaytee Treat Play-n-Learn Parakeet Cage 1 Pack - 13.5L x 11W x 18H (22 with Playtop Open) -

The next option is meant for use such as short trips to the vet but would be better than putting your budgies in a dark box if you need something really small for the shelter.

9" x 5-5/8" x 6-1/8" high.
Prevue Pet Products Travel Cage for Birds and Small Animals, Pink -

Depending on the space in the shelter,
You may want to consider something larger than the other options above.

16.5"; L X 11.8"; W X 22"; H,
Petco Designer Square Top Parakeet Cage, 16.5" L X 11.8" W X 22" H | Petco Store

30.0 x 18.0 x 18.0
Prevue Pet Products Flight Bird Cage, White, 1ct -
Prevue Pet Products Flight Bird Cage, White, 1ct -

Cover the cage with a couple of towels or a fleece blanket when transporting it to and from the shelter. Having a dry towel or blanket to drape over the cage to protect the budgies from drafts while in the shelter is advisable as well.

Additionally, ensure you take food and bottled water into the shelter for the birds.
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