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Budgie baldie: Pet bird can't grow feathers because it was so STRESSED living with previous owner

A bald budgie who lost all its feathers due to a viral infection is living happily with its new owner in the Netherlands.

A heart-warming video shows little Coco hopping around and being kissed by animal lover Nardjara Bennaars in her home in Zoetermeer.

Coco seems oblivious to her affliction, although she can't fly due to her condition and at one point is seen furiously flapping her wings before giving up and walking instead.

Coco contracted psittacine beak and father disease (PBFD), a highly contagious viral disease that prevents the growth of a bird's feathers

The disease attacks the bird's feather follicles and prevents them from growing

Coco is now living a stress-free, albeit feather-free, life with her new owner Nardjara

Coco contracted psittacine beak and feather disease (PBFD), a highly contagious viral disease that prevents the growth of a bird's feathers.

The three-year-old bird caught the virus when she was living with her previous owners who are said to have mistreated her.

But she is now living a stress-free, albeit feather-free, life with Nardjara.

Nardjara said: 'Coco's feathers can't grow. 

'The disease attacks her feather follicles and prevents them from growing.

'Sometimes she has the tiny head of breast feathers that grow a little bit, but they fall off really quickly.

'I take care of Coco. My house is always warm, I love her with all my heart and I do my best to try to give her the best life possible.'

A heart-warming video shows little Coco hopping around and being kissed by animal lover Nardjara Bennaars in her home in Zoetermeer

The three-year-old bird caught the virus when she was living with her previous owners who are said to have mistreated her

Coco can't grow feathers but is living a happy life after being rescued from her previous owner

Coco is enjoying her new life with Nardjara Bennaars who made a video of her playing

Coco seems oblivious to her affliction, although she can't fly due to her condition and at one point is seen on the video furiously flapping her wings before giving up and walking instead

Little coco is seen happily playing in a heart-warming video made by her new owner

Coco is said to have lived a stressful life with her previous owners who didn't take proper care of her

Coco has psittacine beak and father disease, more commonly known as PBFD, a highly contagious viral disease that stops a bird's feathers from growing

Coco is now living a stress-free, albeit feather-free, life with her new owner 

Coco seems oblivious to her affliction, although she can't fly due to her condition and at one point is seen on the video furiously flapping her wings before giving up and walking instead