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Re: bored amazon

Posted by laura on 11/27/06
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    On 11/27/06, Laura wrote:
    > On 11/06/06, Gail wrote:
    >> On 11/06/06, carol wrote:
    >>> I have a young amazon. She is out of her cage several
    >>> hours a day. I leave the door open so she can come and go
    >>> as she pleases during this time. She has lots of toys in
    >>> and out of her cage. Lately she seems really bored. I've
    >>> given her several new toys but she has decided it is more
    >>> fun to sit on my head and to rip out my earrings. Nothing
    >>> else appeals to her. Other than eating of course. :) Any
    >>> suggestions on activities for an active amazon?
    >> Sounds like pretty normal Amazon behavior to me. My WFA
    >> liked to sit on my head as well, I have been training her to
    >> stay on her playstand. She is pretty good at entertaining
    >> herself, she is probably testing her limits, kind of like a
    >> two year least that's what I've heard, don't have
    >> kids so can't compare by first hand knowledge.
    >> I also rotate her toys rather than just adding new ones all
    >> the time. This seems to work for her. My WFA is 17 months
    >> old.
    >> I am sure there are many people who have much more
    >> experience than I. I believe I have read that when Amazons
    >> are bored they scream a lot.
    >> Hope this helps.
    >> Gail
    > Bath's are fun for most Zon's! Mine hate's it - because thats
    > what I want her to like LOL! She also likes tearing up UNO
    > cards - so playing cards, she likes singing - play her the
    > radio, Her favorite thing to do is attack hanging toys! Try
    > haning one from the celing -- Nee'Nee goes wild! Ive got video
    > to prove it LOL!
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