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Re: Flighted Birds. Patsy and Scott keep up the good work

Posted by Scott on 1/13/06
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    On 1/13/06, Alison wrote:
    > On 1/13/06, Jim wrote:
    >> 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.
    >> etc.
    >> Jim
    > ___________________________________________________
    > Okay then Jim, lets see, in order to adapt our homes to what
    > you feel is a birds needs, first we all need to remove our
    > toilets, because after all, most men can't even remember to
    put
    > the seat down, so how could they be expected to do that AND
    > remember to close the cover as well so a flighted bird doesn't
    > fly in there and drown in the toilet. You like out houses? I
    > hope so. Second, we should all remove our stoves because
    every
    > time we cook on them, we would run the risk of a flighted bird
    > flying in the kitchen and getting hurt or killed in the
    boiling
    > pot of what ever it is we are cooking. I hope cold meals and
    > raw food are acceptable to you. Third, gotta remove all
    > interior doors so that a flighted bird doesn't get crushed to
    > death when someone doesn't realize the birds is perched on top
    > and closes the door. Who needs privacy anyway? Fourth, we
    > need to install a double door system on all doors to the
    > outside, so that when we exit one door, we can look around the
    > space and make sure there is no flighted bird in there, before
    > we open the second door. This is do-able, a bit inconvenient
    > and the house would look like crap, but thats irrelevent,
    > right. Fifth, we all need to remove the top half of interior
    > walls in our average size homes, so that our birds can fly
    from
    > one end to the other without hitting their wings on the
    hallway
    > walls or crashing into them when flying in a blind panic.
    > Again, who needs privacy. Sixth, don't forget to cover all
    > windows and mirrors with a blanket so that a startled full
    > flight bird doesn't crash into it and kill itself in it's
    > frightened state. Who needs sunlight anyway. Sound stupid?
    > Of course it does, but then you are the one who suggested we
    > need to alter our homes to accomodate a flighted bird,
    > right.....-Alison-
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    You must like to hear yourself talk because now you are making
    no sense. -Scott-