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Old 04-13-2017, 02:40 AM
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No. Her leg is back to normal. Could have been the result of Coco picking on her when she was trying to sleep the other night.. he nips her feet.. I don't understand why they need to fight over who sleeps where, there's plenty of room in there lol. Such a bully. Or maybe she sprained it somehow. Either way, it's corrected itself on its own.

She's doing better today, being active and playing with toys instead of fluffed up sleeping on a perch like she was a few days ago. She seems to be picking at herself less. I got a second lot of meds since the first lot wasn't enough for all four of them. I hope she's getting enough down for it to work... I'm no expert at administering oral meds. Her appetite is good.

Just wondering, how long should I wait before I take her back to the vet for another checkup?
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I think we rechecked at 30 days, but it somewhat depends on the treatment, so check with the vet.
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Okay thank you. I forgot to ask her, will give her a call first thing next week.
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Where can I get the 100% Aloe? And how much do you mix with water?
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Mabel has returned to her usual mischevious self but she's still plucking her pin feathers, although not as often as before the treatment. She has regained 5 grams and seems pretty happy.

Not sure where you can buy 100% aloe vera... your best bet is probably buying the plant itself. I used the flesh of one medium sized leaf to 500ml of water (the size of my spray bottle), and apparently it lasts for a week in the fridge.
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