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Re: H2O talker African Grey Parrots for new homes

Posted by Rebecca on 7/10/12
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    On 3/06/12, Sarah wrote:
    > We have a 22 yr old female African Grey that is in need of
    a
    > home and three other grey babies ready to meet their new
    > homes . She does speak around 450+ different words, and we
    > do have a list of her sayings that we can give you. We
    > acquired her from her previous owner who was concerned
    about
    > his plucking, it has become a habit for her and we have
    not
    > been able to stop the learned habit. She does have an
    issue
    > with biting at times and because of this and her plucking
    we
    > would prefer her to go to someone who is knowledgeable in
    > handling these guys. We are asking $750.00 for the parrot,
    > her cage and all accessories and food menu we have for
    > her.We are asking $500 for the up-springs which are ready
    to
    > be shipped as well .
    > You took this birds with the idea that you were going to
    be
    > the"one" to make them whole again. You have failed
    > miserably, so now this old guys gets passed on AGAIN!
    Can't
    > you live with a less-than-perfect birds? I'm sure you have
    > your shortcomings if we asked the birds. And $750 for a 22
    > year old bird? Are you nuts?
    > Do the right thing and send her to a rescue such as the
    > Gabriel Foundation where she can live out her life in
    peace
    > and "imperfection."
    > Oh heaven forbid should we try to find her an owner who is
    > more knowledgeable with birds. The horrors of doing such a
    > thing! How could we possibly be so horrible trying to find
    > someone with
    > experience dealing with a chronic plucker and biter!? Oh
    no!
    > We don't want them going to someone who doesn't know what
    > they are doing??? WHAT!? How could we possibly limit the
    > people we are
    > willing to let them go to?!
    > I'm sure we can find many shortcomings for you as well...