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Have A Safe Pet Bird Carrier

In the event of a tornado, have a pet bird carrier on hand to transport your pet bird to safety.

By Nikki Moustaki

1) A lightweight, hard plastic “airline” approved carrier, similar to a dog or cat carrier, is the safest place for your bird during a tornado because it is crush resistant and will help prevent falling debris from injuring your pet bird. These types of carriers are also easy to carry long distances in case you need to leave on foot.

2) Keep the carrier next to or underneath your pet bird’s cage at all times so that you can quickly escape to the basement during a tornado warning.

3) Pet birds should be kept inside the carrier until the danger has passed. Do not remove your pet bird from the carrier. He may become frightened of the lights going out or the noise of the storm, and losing your pet bird in the chaos of the tornado will add stress to an already stressful situation.

4) Keep an extra carrier in the basement in case you didn’t have time to place the bird into a carrier upstairs and had to carry him down by hand. Do not allow a bird to ride on your shoulder if you have to go outside to get into the basement.

5) In case you are unable to leave the basement for any reason after a tornado has passed, have a “storm cage” set up there so that your pet bird does not have to spend an extraordinary amount of time in the carrier.

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Good advice! Thanks!
Melissa, Columbus, MS
Posted: 6/23/2013 12:55:36 PM
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