||Deceased, Five years old|
||Blue Fronted Amazon|
would have been six on June 11. but died on
February 26th from Psittacosis. He was a Blue Fronted Amazon and
lived in Illinois. He is currently in an urn in my Living room. The
thing that makes him special to me is that I got him on February 7th
1999. I had him for two weeks and six days. I bonded with him. The
last time I saw him, I think he knew he was going to die. He kissed
me, and told me good bye.
Cody suffered from a disease call Psittacosis. I was disinfecting and
cleaning everything for Cody's return. I called the vet, a great,
great man. And he told me personally rather then let someone else do
it. He said Cody had passed away five minutes before I called and
that he had a seizure, and fell over. I did not think it was going to
be an urn he would return in. I am full of sadness and great loss for
a baby I only knew for two and a half weeks.
PSITTACOSIS: is a widespread disease caused by an organism called
Chlamidia psittaci. The transmission of Psittacosis is primarily by
inhalation of infected dust from droppings or feathers and is
enhanced by close contact with sick birds who are shedding the
I did not know Cody was sick when I got him. I am just happy that his
last two weeks and six days where full of love and hopefully
happiness. I got him from a private person consigning him at a pet
store. I miss him.
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