Take him/her straight to your veterinary clinic! –This disease is life-threatening and a few hours can make the difference between life and death. Advise the Vet you are concerned about HSV 1 infection. Tell the vet if you kiss your pet, feed it from your mouth or if any member of the family have recently been ill or had fever blisters. Information from the Bird and Exotic Animal Hospital, www.birdandexotic.co.za