Created: 03/04/2014 4:40 PM
By: Susan Tran, WHDH
A banged up and bruised parakeet is back at home with its family after a ride in a vacuum cleaner.
Birdie's owner, Marie Margarone, was using her industrial vacuum when she accidentally sucked up the bird.
"All of a sudden I heard noise. I looked in where the air comes out and I saw feathers. I shut it off immediately and knew something had gone terribly wrong," Margarone said.
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