On 1/31/07, Mercedez wrote:
> Hello Everyone
> I have a secret. And it involves a cockatoo. Well after
> MANY MANY years of wanting one, and studying. Oh yes the
> studying. Thinking I may make a bad parront to a cockatoo
> because of what I read off of mytoos, but that also made
> me studying even more. And well. To make a long story
> short. Back in November a week before Thanksgiving I got
> in contact with Mollywood, and well.. The day after
> Thanksgiving. I became officialy a Too owner. A Umbrella
> Too that is. And we're doing great!
> It took Bokka a couple weeks to totally get used to
> everything around the house from; the occasional
> arguements, yelling, hollering, singing, regular noises,
> laughing, and everything from changing food diet from all
> seeds and pasta - - to a seed/pellet and fresh greens/
> veggies and fruits, to cooked foods every day :) He eats
> everything I eat. And more! Luckily I am a healthy eater ;)
> But to be honest. I dont think it took him too long to get
> use to us. I think it was takign us longer to get used to
> a needy velcro Too. He is officially "My bird" Im "his"
> female. He prefers females. And he is finally "OK" with my
> mom. He wont try and kill her.. or the men around the
> hosue like he use to. However he will get defensive
> looking when males are around but he has settled down
> GREATLY. And thats in 2 months time. I think he will do
> GREAT in our family. He is my love. He's 12yo only 5 yrs
> younger than me. It gladdens my heart him and I will grow
> old together. And most likely we'll die together. Im so
> happy. I just wanted to finally tell you Too people that I
> am not and have been a Too owner.. err...slave for the
> past 2 months. And well We're doing good :)
> Oh by the way. His name is Bokka. :) It was Blanca.. but
> he at first said his name, then started to say " Blokka"
> because we started to call him "Awww what a cute BOK BOK"
> lol, and soo... he changed his name to Bokka. lol. PLus
> its easier on our tongues.. dont really like saying the
> name "blanca" well anywho. Thanks for listenign to me :)
> ~* aka KittyJ *~
I wish you and Bokka a lifetime of happiness.