Conure With Sore Foot  – Help!
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Conure With Sore Foot – Help!

Joanne A. Relates,

I recently saw a forum thread “Conure with sore foot help”. 

What are your thoughts?

OK, Joanne,

There are Causes & There are Actions:

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Recently at some point, while the birds were out of the cage, one of the Greys pull all the wood paneling off one wall in the family room. So far his only solution was to buy a cat to get rid of the mice. Yikes!

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