Part of the recovery process for Mr. Zippers is medication. Antibiotics and some vitamin and nutritional supplements…
Yes, those are syringes but there’s no injections. They just make it easier to administer the medicine which is given orally. Which, as you might imagine, has it’s challenges when it comes to a small green parrot.
The first step is to subdue the patient
Fortunately when Mr. Zippers is incapacitated in this manner he will bite just about anything that comes within beaking distance. Including a syringe full of medicine.