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Re: bored amazon

Posted by Laura on 11/27/06
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    On 11/06/06, Gail wrote:
    > On 11/06/06, carol wrote:
    >> I have a young amazon. She is out of her cage several
    >> hours a day. I leave the door open so she can come and go
    >> as she pleases during this time. She has lots of toys in
    >> and out of her cage. Lately she seems really bored. I've
    >> given her several new toys but she has decided it is more
    >> fun to sit on my head and to rip out my earrings. Nothing
    >> else appeals to her. Other than eating of course. :) Any
    >> suggestions on activities for an active amazon?
    >
    > Sounds like pretty normal Amazon behavior to me. My WFA
    > liked to sit on my head as well, I have been training her to
    > stay on her playstand. She is pretty good at entertaining
    > herself, she is probably testing her limits, kind of like a
    > two year old...as least that's what I've heard, don't have
    > kids so can't compare by first hand knowledge.
    >
    > I also rotate her toys rather than just adding new ones all
    > the time. This seems to work for her. My WFA is 17 months
    > old.
    >
    > I am sure there are many people who have much more
    > experience than I. I believe I have read that when Amazons
    > are bored they scream a lot.
    >
    > Hope this helps.
    >
    > Gail


    Bath's are fun for most Zon's! Mine hate's it - because thats
    what I want her to like LOL! She also likes tearing up UNO
    cards - so playing cards, she likes singing - play her the
    radio, Her favorite thing to do is attack hanging toys! Try
    haning one from the celing -- Nee'Nee goes wild! Ive got video
    to prove it LOL!

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