On 12/05/06, Pauljr wrote:
> 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
I bet the best thing your exwife ever did was become your exwife
>> 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?