Re: bored amazon
Posted by laura on 11/27/06
On 11/27/06, Laura wrote:
> 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
>> 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.
> 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!
> Dont worry not spam -- its on photo bucket
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