On 4/03/06, Jim wrote:
> Makes me feel very sad when people want to hack a birds feathers.
> Sure a light trim if it is necessary but to make a bird bait for
> other birds, and toys to eventually kill to cats and dogs if a
> pet bird is unfortunate enough to get outside,is horrendous as it
> cannot get away if humans decide to mutilate its feathers so it
> cannot fly. Especially ground eaters re Galahs etc. these have no
> chance of survival if they cannot fly at all. It seems strange to
> me how people feel so sorry for handicapped children and people,
> but think nothing of handicapping birds and many other cruel
> things done to animals in the name of "the best thing for them".
> I know what would be the best thing for the perpetrators of these
> acts of cruelty.