Thanks to everyone who offered advice for my sick budgie on Sunday. Our little bird died on Sunday night. Very sad but he was very old. This is the first time in 19 yrs that there hasn't been a budgie chirping away and it feels very strange. Not sure what we are going to do now. Having some work done in the house in March so can't really think of getting another one because of all the dust and also next door's cat getting in if the workmen leave the doors open. But that gives us time to think about it.