On 9/18/09, Question for you wrote:
> On 9/18/09, SCOTT PETERS SR wrote:
>> HEY GANG. I AM GOING THROUGH A DIVORCE AND HAVE BEEN
>> LONELY, AND I AM LOOKING FOR SUGGESTIONS ON A BIRD THAT
>> WOULD BE GOOD FOR ME. I HAD AN ECLECTUS ABOUT 6 YEARS AGO
>> AND HE WAS SUCH A SWEETY PIE AND I LOVED HIM SOO MUCH. BUT
>> NOW AS YOU CAN IMAGINE, WITH CHILD SUPPORT AND EVERYTHING,
>> FINANCES ARE A LITTLE ROUGH, AND I AM LOOKING FOR A MUCH
>> CHEAPER BIRD FOR A COMPANION. SMALL OR LARGE, I DO NOT
>> CARE, I JUST WOULD LIKE A BIRD THAT I CAN HANDLE FREQUENTLY
>> AND WILL BE SWEET. DOES ANYONE HAVE A BIRD THAT WOULD BE
>> GOOD FOR ME? I LIVE IN UPSTATE NY. THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH.
> Well, since we know Eclectus live longer than 6 years, what
> happened to the poor bird and what will happen to this new
> bird when you can't keep him?
> Get your life together before you involve another innocent
> bird that will more than likely be re homed in time.
> What if your new girlfriend doesn't like the bird? I'm
> guessing bye bye birdie.
If you really had a bird before, then you know there is no such
thing as a cheap bird. To buy maybe. To maintain properly,
not even close. Or are you looking for a $15-$20 little
creature that you can treat as a throw away bird the minute it
may need a vet visit?