Before picking him up, you observe that Taco is quiet and sitting on his perch with a "fluffed" appearance. He is overweight and weak on physical examination.  His droppings have an increased amount of urine and the urates are yellow-green. No other problems are noted.


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Just wait until I get out of this towel! I am going to BITE you!


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