Well, the third installment of the cardinal saga is here.
Before the workers began working on the roof, the cardinals were gone. Unfortunately, one didn't get away. I am guessing it fell out of the nest and the dogs just happened to be outside at that time, so Raiden got one. Such is the way it goes.
Since we only saw one baby bird near the bush on the ground, we are assuming that the other two got away and are living happily somewhere else. Even the mom and dad are gone.
Good Luck and glad to have helped you start your cardinal family!
Shortly after that we chopped down that ugly bush. This is all that remains: