On 12/05/06, Wondering wrote:
> Why is it that you insist they HAVE to get along? Isn't it
> enough that they are each good birds in their own right?
> I can't believe that I'm reading that one of them will have
> to go just because they don't like each other.
> Surprisingly, siblings that don't get along usually get to
> remain in the same home. Granted, not always by choice, but
> those pesky laws make it so difficult to get rid of one kid!
> How about you and your husband enjoy them for who they are
> and make provisions that they do not HAVE to have direct
> contact with each other. Is that too much to ask?
> How very sad that you would re home one of them because they
> don't fit into the "ideal mold" that you have envisioned in
> your mind.
> How about you try practicing a selfless act of love? So you
> didn't get Ozzie and Harriet of the bird world. So what?
> Deal with it and make it work.
What a loving post, Im not sure who made this post but
im sure it isnt my ex wife....lol
> On 12/04/06, Pamela wrote:
>> Need some help or ideas. Mumbes and Papa are both DYH
>> Amazons. Mumbles is 12 and a female, Pap is 45+/- and a
>> male. We have had Mumbles 8 years next month, Papa 3 years
>> Christmas Eve.
>> I have been hoping and praying (no success) that they would
>> at least tolerate each other but no such luck.
>> The other day Papa fell off his cage before I got home from
>> work, hubby spent 15 minutes trying to get him back on cage
>> (Papa doesn't know what to think of men). The whole time
>> he was trying to get Papa back on his cage Mumbles was
>> trying everything she could think of to get off her cage
>> and go after Papa.
>> Hubby said you need to do something before one of them
>> really gets hurt. I have started putting their cages side
>> by side at night and all day. So far all they do is say
>> nasty stuff back and forth, although Papa does dance his
>> heart out for her.
>> If I can't get them to at least be nice and not try and
>> attack each other I am going to have to find a home for one
>> of them per husband. Which I know he is right if either of
>> them got seriouly hurt it would tear me up.
>> Any ideas on what to do?