Help nigel see a specialist

Nigel is a 7 year old cockatoo and my baby. He's been a huge blessing in my life. And healthy up to about 4 days ago, I noticed he wasn't vocalizing as much but contributed it to weather and season change.
Saturday I noticed he was doing a random "honk" noise while he ate. Sunday I woke up to go through our routine and noticed he had labored breathing with a crackle sound. I immediately called his emergency vet and rushed him there. They told me they thought it was a bacterial infection and put him in an oxygen unit and said they would start him on antibiotics. I agreed to leave him even though we've never been apart. (Most heart wrenching thing I've done yet.) I got a call from Dr. Dohner at VCA in Chico Ca. Where nigel is being treated and he said "I went to give nigel his shot of antibiotics and his abdomen was distended and soft, we pulled a clear blood tinged fluid out, that's never really a good sign and we need to change our treatment." The bill went up higher and now I'm struggling to find a way to pay for him to get X-rays and blood panels. I can not lose him. He means the world to me. If anyone could call and donate or donate the funds here we would be forever grateful.
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Laura Hansen 
Organizer
Yuba City, CA
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