Kill the Pidgeon?

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by lifeson, 11 Oct 2007.

  1. lifeson

    lifeson New Member

    Quick bit of advice needed.
    Our dogs have just been into the garden and found a pidgeon that has been attacked or picked up an injury and is bleeding from the lower chest.
    I have rescued it from the dogs, but dont know what to do with it now.
    Do I wring its neck and put it out of its misery or what? :blush:
  2. Tetedelacourse

    Tetedelacourse New Member

    Use it in an avatar and then kill it.
  3. Cab

    Cab New Member

    Yes. Neck it, put it out of its misery.
  4. Cycling Naturalist

    Cycling Naturalist Legendary Member

    Kill it immediately. It's not going to survive in the wild with a major injury and could take a long time to die.
  5. Fnaar

    Fnaar Smutmaster General

    Priorities...oh dear! :blush::ohmy::biggrin::ohmy:
  6. OP

    lifeson New Member

    Rung the vets and they said they will do the deed.
  7. Fnaar

    Fnaar Smutmaster General

    Check how much ££ first! :blush:
  8. walker

    walker New Member

    Bromley, Kent
    will the RSPB not do it for free?
  9. buggi

    buggi Bird Saviour

    The vets will do it for free as it's wild.
  10. Dayvo

    Dayvo Just passin' through

    Put it in the pot! It'll think it's having a nice warm bath! :blush:
  11. terry huckle

    terry huckle New Member

    My cat is always catching small animals which are beyond hope by the time I get to them.....innumerable mice, birds, frogs, and a rat. I`m getting quite expert at putting the poor things out of their misery.
  12. ufkacbln

    ufkacbln Guest

    These are rats with wings!

    Most pidgeons have so many toxins and diseases they are inedible!
  13. Abitrary

    Abitrary New Member

    Get it done with yourself. You don't need to ring the vet.

    Wring its neck with a *very* strong, long and sharp twisting motion. You want to feel something like an elastic band snapping. Try it on a chicken wing first to get the taste for it if you're scared.

    Don't try drowning it, or banging it's head because the eyes won't close properly, and you might end up feeling sorry for it and try and revive it... blah... blah.. and so on
  14. graham56

    graham56 Guru

    Yeah neck it, its the only way but not to hard as they have a habit of coming off in your hand- (the birds head i mean)
  15. Fnaar

    Fnaar Smutmaster General

    Fnaar fnaar:biggrin:
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