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Re: need some advice

Posted by Cheryl on 5/06/05
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    > As simple as his offer sounds, it could come with
    > repercussions and possible legal concerns.
    > If he is considering himself the owner of these birds, he
    > should give you a statement stating this and that he has
    > given these birds to you without charge. Doesn't have to be
    > fancy, but it should have a date and include both of your
    > signatures.
    > Reason for this is he may have second thoughts or the ex
    > girlfriend may take actions against you.
    > I realize it may sound far fetched,

    This doesn't sound far fetched at all, as my very first thought
    was the exact same thing.

    Please be careful of this situation...You may get a knock at
    your door by someone accusing you of stealing the birds. The
    other thing is (and it is a major one) is that you shouldn't
    take in a bird (especially a parrot of any kind) unless you had
    already decided (before this "offer" was made) that you do
    indeed want to share your home with a parrot.

    If you don't take the birds, then there are parrot rescues that
    you can call, but please be sure that they are reputable...I'd
    try PEAC (they are out of San Diego, CA). If they can't take
    them, I am sure they'd be able to point you towards someone who
    could, or at least give you some good advice.

    Good luck, and please let us know the outcome!
    Cheryl