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Re: How do I rehome my bird?

Posted by Shawna on 8/13/07
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    On 8/12/07, Cheryl wrote:
    > On 8/11/07, Shawna wrote:
    >> I have a two year old senegal that I got as a baby. I've
    >> done everything I was told I should do to train him (or
    >> her--I never did a sex test) well to be a good bird, but
    >> over the last year he's become incredibly aggressive
    >> towards me, and as a result everyone else in the family is
    >> afraid to handle him. Thus the only time he gets taken out
    >> of his cage to be played with, he bites me (and draws lots
    >> of blood--not a joking kind of bite) and so gets put right
    >> back. I don't think this is a good situation for him, and
    >> I'm sure he must be lonely and frustrated about something,
    >> but I can't deal with it anymore. How do I go about finding
    >> him a good, loving home? Thanks for any advice.
    >
    > You basically wrote your own ad:
    >
    > I have a two year old senegal that I got as a baby. I've
    > done everything I was told I should do to train him (or
    > her--I never did a sex test) well to be a good bird, but
    > over the last year he's become incredibly aggressive
    > towards me, and as a result everyone else in the family is
    > afraid to handle him. Thus the only time he gets taken out
    > of his cage to be played with, he bites me (and draws lots
    > of blood--not a joking kind of bite) and so gets put right
    > back. I don't think this is a good situation for him, and
    > I'm sure he must be lonely and frustrated about something,
    > but I can't deal with it anymore.
    > I am looking for a good and caring home for him. (insert
    > price, name your location, supplies included?, etc)
    >
    > There's your ad.


    Thanks, Cheryl! Is there a particularly good place to post it? I
    mean somewhere on line, or in the newspaper, or at the vets? Is
    there a section of this board devoted to adoptions? (All I see
    is rescue and this isn't a rescue, unless you want to count
    rescuing me and my left hand!)
    Shawna