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Re: For Marie

Posted by Toby's Mom on 9/09/05
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    Marie, just ignore the Julie person. My husband and I have owned parrots
    for 20+ years and had an amazon escape once and a conure twice. Luckily
    each time we were able to immediately retrieve them. Our pet sitter also
    had her cape parrot escape and we used our amazon to find him. One of
    our tenants lost their amazon, but got him back soon afterwards by
    getting a ladder and retrieving the bird from a nearby rooftop. So
    accidents do happen and it happens more frequently than people want to
    admit. It is a wakeup call to almost lose a bird and makes you much more
    careful in the future. I am very happy for you to have gotten your
    little guy back!

    On 9/09/05, Michael L wrote:
    > Marie,
    > It's great that you and your bird have been reuinted.
    > Accidents do happen when you own birds or any animal for that matter.
    > Granted, it's fortunate that something hasn't gone wrong for some
    > people, but to think that it can't happen is foolish.
    > I have had birds for many years and I have lost birds. Some have come
    > home and others have not. It's a fact of life. Period.
    > The important thing is that your bird is home and you will take every
    > precaution to make sure it doesn't happen again.
    > Congratulations to you and your buddy.
    > Michael L