On 9/09/05, Toby's Mom wrote:
> Marie, just ignore the Julie person. My husband and I have owned parrots
> for 20+ years and had an amazon escape once and a conure twice. Luckily
> each time we were able to immediately retrieve them. Our pet sitter also
> had her cape parrot escape and we used our amazon to find him. One of
> our tenants lost their amazon, but got him back soon afterwards by
> getting a ladder and retrieving the bird from a nearby rooftop. So
> accidents do happen and it happens more frequently than people want to
> admit. It is a wakeup call to almost lose a bird and makes you much more
> careful in the future. I am very happy for you to have gotten your
> little guy back!
> On 9/09/05, Michael L wrote:
>> It's great that you and your bird have been reuinted.
>> Accidents do happen when you own birds or any animal for that matter.
>> Granted, it's fortunate that something hasn't gone wrong for some
>> people, but to think that it can't happen is foolish.
>> I have had birds for many years and I have lost birds. Some have come
>> home and others have not. It's a fact of life. Period.
>> The important thing is that your bird is home and you will take every
>> precaution to make sure it doesn't happen again.
>> Congratulations to you and your buddy.
>> Michael L
i agree 100%, Marie. All HUMANS make mistakes. A secound congrats to you and your pal.