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  1. General Discussions
    Bird attacked by cat and after losing many feathers it managed to fly away. Obviously hurt and assumed it was dead but came back today after 4 days and fed a little and had drink. Fluffed up and not very mobile but can fly and far too quick to catch it to treat. After 4 days will bird survive...
  2. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    On Thursday morning, exactly three mornings ago, one of the pigeons that regularly hangs around our backyard was attacked by a cat. Our garden is great for birds because it's small and walled on all four sides (the house being a side), but the goddamn cats occasionally fancy jumping in for no...
  3. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hello, my name is Amanda and I work at a veterinary clinic in the interior of BC, Canada. Today when I came on shift I was handed a mandarin orange box containing a fiesty young dove, which I suspect is a mourning dove. Beyond being in the mouth of a cat his body condition is good, though he has...
  4. Wood Pigeons & Others Not Native To North America
    Hi. Around 4-5 weeks ago I noticed a wood pigeon lying on our patio are in the garden, no looking to good. I went outside and I could clearly see something was the matter so I got a box and towel ready and managed to catch the pigeon and put it into the box. I took it to my parents house who...
  5. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I usually do not let my cat out because he attacks the birds around my house but last night he ran out the door. He attacked a pigeon who I did not know was still alive until this morning . The pigeon is still bleeding but is injured on its eye and is not moving. I have contacted a wildlife...
  6. General Discussions
    Hi, Can anyone pls tell what to give for cat attack. Is Amoxycillin better or enrofloxacin (Baytril)? Or both equal? Also if any idea of dosage and duration? Thanks
  7. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Hi Today I found what seems to be an adult pigeon that seemed injured. On closer inspection it was missing feathers from wing to tail on it's left side as if it was attacked by a cat. I know the area is a feral cats spot but the people bringing food to the cats also leave food for the pigeons...
  8. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hey everyone! It's been ages since I've logged in. My life has been a rollercoaster ride the past year and I'm truly sorry I have not been in touch. Loved and lost, changed jobs twice, and now here I am. New job and please-let-there-be-new-love-too... haha Anywho, look who we are rescuing...
  9. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Quick version below. Hey. About a week ago there was a family of wood pigeons nesting in a tree at the bottom of my garden but a neighbourhood cat knocked their nest down and attacked one of the young ones. I noticed the commotion and stepped in to save the wood pigeon, which upon inspecting...
  10. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I am a wildlife rehabber and don't have a lot of experience with adult injuries. I received a morning dove in two days ago. History that I received was that the dove showed up on someone's porch and had been there a couple of days with a bruised wing and missing all but one tail feather. I...
  11. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I am very sad. The unlucky pigeon, who was trying to recovrr from pox, has suffered a cat attack some hour ago. It was in its outdoir cage when i arrived, only tohear some noise and when i rushed in the pugeon was lying on its side. I rhought it was dead but is still breathing although with...
  12. General Discussions
    My buddy called and a cat got into his loft and killed 1 bird. He got it out and in the process, the other birds got out and did some circles and landed on the roof of his home. So far they won't come back into his loft. I told him to put a few of his breeders over into his race loft aviary get...
  13. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Pigeon Emergency Found Only 1reply HELP Hi Found this am in livingrm. Colorado springs Colorado have following Rx: Bactrim 800/160 Cipro 500 mg Amoi 500 mg Flatly 500mg Mobil 15mg Diclofenac Potassium 500 mg Was cat attack several cats bird played dead at least that's what I...
  14. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hi Ive just joined this site to ask for advice. My two cats had a young pigeon cornered this afternoon when I came home. I have it just now in a box with shredded paper in it. I have given it a drink of warm water (after reading this on another page) so now what? I can't see any noticable...
  15. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi everyone, On Friday night my cat brought home this poor pigeon. I was working nightshift so my brother placed it in a pet carrier and put it in a dark, warm room knowing it would most likely die. However, when I got home on Saturday morning it was still alive. It was just lying there with...
  16. General Discussions
    If anyone can define the pattern of cat/animal vs. hawk attack on pigeons, please help. After Juliet had lost for the second time her Romeo (now she is really depressed), I found the place where he was eaten by a predator. Usually when a hawk attacks is after seeing my pigeons on the top of...
  17. General Discussions
    its been awhile since i asked for advice about my doves .. i am now losing squabs to a local cat .. who has figured out that the squabs are easy to catch and kill .. the adult birds can out smart the cat ... i am looking for a way to stop this without hurting the cat .. i was thinking of a...
  18. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    i found a pigeon while i was walking i went beside it and it didnt move so i ran to the nearest store and got to bags and put the pigeon inside the bag it can barely move it has to hop on the non broken leg and if it falls it cant get backup :confused::confused:please i really need your help
  19. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    This morning I looked out my window and saw a neighbor's cat carrying a pigeon in its mouth. My first instinct was to rush outside and get the cat to let the pigeon go. I was able to pick the bird up and placed him in a small cat carrier with newspapers on the bottom. I also put the carrier...
  20. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I need some help i have a pigeon who has been attacked by a cat i scared the cat off and was able to crawl under the bushes with a towel and get the bird. It has the feathers on its back and tail ripped off and is raw i cant tell if the wings or legs are broken i have no idea what to do other...
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