> > Can someone tell me why a Cag stretches his neck and opens his mouth has
> > yawning, is this how they empty there crop or regurgitate food or is it
> > something more sinister.
> Pete says that when Bruce (our cat) brings a dead mouse to him, he's REALLY
> saying "Dad, my toy broke, it won't move any more. Can you please fix it?"
> > If he wobbles his head and upchucks some food, ...he has just presented
> > with the greatest gift in the world, at least thats what a parrot
> > thinks.....ever had a cat bring you a gift of "mouse" to your front
> > door....same line
Subject: Re: Why does Cag stretch neck and keep opening his mouth
Date: 15 July 2002 15:07
Sent: Thursday, July 11, 2002 11:03 AM
Subject: Why does Cag stretch neck and keep opening his mouth
First posting to the group from me, although I have been checking in for a
year or so..
I experienced the same thing with my African grey, it concerned me for a
while, almost as if he was in some kind of distress/discomfort he also
scratched a little also and used his foot on the outside of his neck as if
to dislodge something. I took him to my avian vet and he said there was a
great deal of new feather growth evident around and under his neck, this
appears to account for the Big neck- stretching yawns. He doesn't do it
Regards to the group,