On 2/27/07, Babilicious wrote:
> On 2/27/07, Rebecca wrote:
>> On 2/27/07, Dah wrote:
>>> Babilicious oh yes. He sends a "girl" a bird that she knows nothing
>>> about the history of. And yes this is a Cockatoo. These are the most
>>> rehomed birds in the world, and yes the screaming is one of the main
>>> reasons for people dumping these birds. God you got to love when people
>>> think before they act! Now we know why she hides. She doesn't want
>>> anyone to know the truth when she does dump this bird on someone else.
>> Why is everybody being so nasty? Electra, you wrote you lived in Ohio. I'm
>> not going to try to steal your bird! I have my own birds, thank you.
>> Secondly, I know all about the fate of many cockatoos. I have an a couple
>> cockatoos. One is a rescue. Yes, they are loud. Yes, many people don't
>> keep them, but if every person who gets one, gets verbally abused when
>> they have a question or concern, how are they supposed to make it work?
>> I'm sick of so many cockatoo people (NOT ALL) thinking that they are the
>> only ones qualified to care for cockatoos. I have never met such hostility
>> from other bird/parrot people. They are usually helpful and do what they
>> can to help the person and the bird adjust to each other. How about some
>> advice and help for the new parront not a bunch of grief and humiliation?
>> People scare newbies to death, therefore making them terrified to keep the
>> cockatoo. She took in an adult rescue bird that needed a home. How about a
>> little respect? She could have boughten a baby cockatoo from a pet store.
>> She didn't give the "girl" a break. Also, age isn't the sole indicater of
>> a good care giver. I see lots of animals neglected and abused then dumped
>> by older, "stable", well off people. Other times, someone without a lot of
>> money or young can make a wonderful, loving, long term animal parent. Has
>> anyone considered that side of the coin?
>> Whatever happened to playing nice? Grow up people.
> Miss Rebecca, let me tell you that you are so far off the mark with the
> particulars of this story that it's pathetic.
> I do not have a Cockatoo, never had and never will. I hold no envy or
> towards Electra when it comes to her having this too.
> She was "given this bird" because she "begged this bird" from Paul Jr.
> Just a couple of weeks ago she was going "macaw shopping" as she personally
> posted on the macaw board. Quite frankly she didn't care what kind of bird
> she got, only that it be free.
> She did NO research and this is not a dream bird for her. It was an
> impulsive plea to Paul Jr and unfortunately Paul Jr, horny toad that he is,
> decided to give her the bird. He had NO knowledge of this bird other than
> spent one night at his auto shop and then was put on a plane and sent to
> the next day. All he did say, on Birdmart, was that this bird was LOUD.
> I guess we don't have to wonder why the previous owners gave it up?
> So if there's anyone that needs to grow up, it's you Miss Rebecca. You are
> commenting on a story that you know virtually nothing about. If you can't
> run with the big dogs, stay on the porch!
> And Curley, I only hope your son gets you into a senior living facility
> soon. Your working mine, and I'm sure other's, last nerve.
Why don't you try using your real name on here? By the way, thank you for
adressing me properly.