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Poor baby bird

Late last night we had a “look what the cat dragged in” moment. She brought in a baby bird. I am talking so young that it barely had pen feathers. This poor little barely hatched creature in the mouth of the cat, who looked so smug. Great hunting skills, stupid, the poor thing has no defenses.

So S got the bird from the cat to see that it was still alive. It had a little wound on its neck but it was alive. So we put it in a box to keep it warm. I really thought it would die. I just didn’t want to put it outside, in the cold rain, to suffer until the end. So we kept it warm and locked it safe away in the front hall.

This morning the poor little baby was still alive. S took it out with him when he left and took it to the vet. The vet went ahead and put it down. The little bird was just to young. Had it had another day or two it just may of had a chance, but it was just hatched and to young. I am sure the whole in its neck from the cat wouldn’t of helped. Its such a shame. I hate that cats kill. It is one of the main reasons I am not a cat person.

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