After being mauled by a cat, Kim Norton’s pet budgie, Beakie, was treated by an American scientist friend of her father’s. Her pet was now bionic, and Kim’s father made her promise to keep this fact secret—even from Mum!
- Artist: Robert MacGillivray
- My Bionic Budgie – Mandy: #576 (28 January 1978) – #583 (18 March 1978) [no episode in issue #581]
When Carrie Yates offered to look after a stray cockatoo until the owner claimed it, she soon found that she had taken on more than she had bargained for. Not only did Chico often land them both in trouble, but two men; Sam Sloper and Ned Ruffin, for some reason of their own, were trying to get their hands on Chico.
- Beware of the Bird! – Mandy: #486 (8 May 1976) – #498 (31 July 1976)