On 10/18/07, Popcorn wrote:
> There is also the problem that the current owner is my Mom's
> boyfriend and he doesn't want to give it to anyone else. It was
> my mom who convinced him that he was not caring for the bird
> properly and told him that she was taking it. I know that it is
> going to be rough, and I don't expect to make any progress with
> him until summer when I have three months to work wich him daily.
> I also realize that three months of training will probably not
> stick and I will have to start over every time I am home. It is a
> long time, but I only have one more year before I can bring the
> birds with me. It is not the best situation but it is better than
> him living on the top of a bookcase, unable to interact with
> anyone and living in filth.
> Back to my actual question, does anyone have any ideas for
> entertaining him? Special toys that most conures seem to enjoy?
Doesn't say much for your mother's taste in men. Sad.