Well NOW what do I do???

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  1. Slippy

    Slippy Well-Known Member VIP Gold

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    Just found a hurt sparrow in the backyard. Saved it from the dog, who thought she'd found a new chewtoy.

    Outside of the dog-slobber on it, it's wings don't look broken. It's moving around and shit and trying to jump out of the cooler I have it in.

    Should I try and save it? Or take a bat to it and put the poor thing out of whatever misery it's in?

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    I'll send you a pic of my nuts if that will help.
     
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    gilaet Zen As Fuck Gold

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    Give it back to the dog.
     
  4. Stew Nod

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    Move it out of range of dog...hope parents will care for it

    The thing about humans touching it and the smell throwing off the parents is a myth
     
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    Sparrows are delicious.
     
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    put it in the microwave and turn on the video camera
     
  7. Stew Nod

    Stew Nod Hello VIP

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    I saved 4 baby robins last week...Drove this crusty old boom truck home from work and found them inside the bumper...googled what to do..fed them and brought the entire nest back to work...they survived! :cheer:
     
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    "Considered bad luck in many European cultures, a sparrow flying into the home is said to be a sign of impending death. A variation of this superstition claims that the person who catches the sparrow in the home must kill it, or else he will be the one to die. In Kent, England, if a sparrow is caught, it is believed that the catcher must kill it or his parents will soon die. Other variations of the sparrow superstition, according to the website TarotCanada, include predictions of death if the sparrow enters the home and lands on a piano."
     
  9. Slippy

    Slippy Well-Known Member VIP Gold

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    I have it in a cooler beside me right now.

    It's not a baby, though. It was nowhere close to a tree - I'm thinking it hit the powerlines? Or a bigger bird attacked it and dropped it? Maybe it hit it's head?

    Fucked if I know.
     
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    Nice posting with ya Slippy.
     
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    Keep it away from your piano!
     
  12. Slippy

    Slippy Well-Known Member VIP Gold

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    sonofa........... :chair:
     
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    The parents got busy feeding them as soon as I brought them back

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    One time I hit a cat in my car and it was still alive but making totally unearthly noises so I backed up over it like 3 times to put it out of its misery
     
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    Oh, that sucks...do you have a wildlife rescue place near you? Maybe call them?
     
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    Give it water and look up what you can feed it and bring the dog in and let it go, it will hurt itself more trying to jump out the cooler.
     
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    Or call Beth's doorman to help you.
     
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    Slippy Well-Known Member VIP Gold

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    I beat a mouse's head in once.........poor thing was just twitching.

    I also hit a rabbit by accident once, then - after trying to give it "mouth to mouth" backed it over to put it out of it's misery.

    I'm not too squeamish to stop the poor thing from hurting....I'm just wondering if it stands a chance at life with a little help. :dontknow:
     
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    :cheer:
     
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    Slippy Well-Known Member VIP Gold

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    Not that I'm aware of, but I just put out the question on FB.

    Solid advice, Dog. I've already got water in the cooler with it....but it's shit all over the place and is just hiding in the corner.