This friend had a situation arise in her house today.
One of her cats dragged a half dead bird into the house and deposited it at her feet on a rug.
Now, you know that my experience with birds is mostly related to the variety who like to wedge themselves into the bathroom exhaust vent and die whenever my husband has gone of of town.
Luckily, this does not prevent me from having an opinion on the proper handling of birds who are only half dead and not yet brimming with maggots and rot.
My solution would be to scoop up the bird and pop him in the freezer for a bit. He would get cold, then sleepy and then die whilst dreaming of being in my exhaust vent. Once he is frozen and all the way dead he can be tossed into the trash or given a proper burial depending upon your level of avian devotion.
Amy chose a different route, which I will not share, though perhaps she will in the comments.
My question dear readers, is how do you handle nearly dead animals in your home?