Cat pulled chicks feathers out, chick isn'the getting better

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by SixChickets, Feb 29, 2016.

  1. SixChickets

    SixChickets New Egg

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    Our cat got a chick a couple days ago, she pulled two big feathers out of the wing. We rinsed it and applied ointment, and all looked well. We put the chick back in with her pals and one of the other chicks stood ontop and jumped on it. Now the hurt chick has what looks like an abcess, she won't stand up, can kind of half fly around the cage, but spends her days laying down. We take her out and hold her, she drinks, eats, and poops, but won'the stand. I'm not sure what to do. Any help is appreciated, the chicks are apx 4 weeks old.
     
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  4. SixChickets

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    Thank you for that link, I searched and could not find anything on my phone before I posted. I hope it isn'the too late.
     

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