On 1/13/06, Jim wrote:
> On 1/11/06, Patsy wrote:
>> I have been reading this thread for some time and I have
>> decided to take the time to post.
>> Until those of you who clip wings spend time with a fully
>> flighted you will never know the difference.
>> Have you ever taken the time to interact with a bird that
>> has been fully flighted from a baby? How are you able to
>> intelligently make a decision on what is correct when you
>> have no information about flight then your own biased
>> opinion? When someone does give you good information you
>> shoot it down because it doesn't tell you what you want to
>> Due to your lack of credentials every time you speak you
>> loose validity. Until you have lived with a fully flighted
>> bird you are definitely not qualified to give advice on
>> their behalf.
>> Below is a link to the cockatiel chat...even this owner can
>> see they difference when birds are allowed to fly.
> Patsy and Scott you are so right but it seems people just
> MAKE a bird adapt to their ways and their home completely
> instead of looking at the situation before they acquire a
> bird and adapt themselves and their home to the birds needs!
> If people want a bird in the home (yes this is just my
> opinion along with many like minds) they should make sure
> there is a safe place where the bird can be a bird and be
> able to fly etc. and then it can be introduced anywhere else
> with care and education. If a person does not have the
> ability to do this "why on God's Earth have a bird inside in
> the first place? - decoration? status symbol? pretty? etc.
Yes Yes Yes JIm i agree