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Re: Mumbles VS Papa Round 1

Posted by Pauljr on 12/05/06
(28) Comments

    On 12/05/06, Wondering wrote:
    > Why is it that you insist they HAVE to get along? Isn't it
    > enough that they are each good birds in their own right?
    > I can't believe that I'm reading that one of them will have
    > to go just because they don't like each other.
    > Surprisingly, siblings that don't get along usually get to
    > remain in the same home. Granted, not always by choice, but
    > those pesky laws make it so difficult to get rid of one kid!
    > How about you and your husband enjoy them for who they are
    > and make provisions that they do not HAVE to have direct
    > contact with each other. Is that too much to ask?
    > How very sad that you would re home one of them because they
    > don't fit into the "ideal mold" that you have envisioned in
    > your mind.
    > How about you try practicing a selfless act of love? So you
    > didn't get Ozzie and Harriet of the bird world. So what?
    > Deal with it and make it work.

    What a loving post, Im not sure who made this post but
    im sure it isnt my ex

    > On 12/04/06, Pamela wrote:
    >> Need some help or ideas. Mumbes and Papa are both DYH
    >> Amazons. Mumbles is 12 and a female, Pap is 45+/- and a
    >> male. We have had Mumbles 8 years next month, Papa 3 years
    >> Christmas Eve.
    >> I have been hoping and praying (no success) that they would
    >> at least tolerate each other but no such luck.
    >> The other day Papa fell off his cage before I got home from
    >> work, hubby spent 15 minutes trying to get him back on cage
    >> (Papa doesn't know what to think of men). The whole time
    >> he was trying to get Papa back on his cage Mumbles was
    >> trying everything she could think of to get off her cage
    >> and go after Papa.
    >> Hubby said you need to do something before one of them
    >> really gets hurt. I have started putting their cages side
    >> by side at night and all day. So far all they do is say
    >> nasty stuff back and forth, although Papa does dance his
    >> heart out for her.
    >> If I can't get them to at least be nice and not try and
    >> attack each other I am going to have to find a home for one
    >> of them per husband. Which I know he is right if either of
    >> them got seriouly hurt it would tear me up.
    >> Any ideas on what to do?