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Re: Kitty J. .... My pleasure

Posted by Brian on 11/20/06
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    On 11/20/06, Kitty.J wrote:
    > On 11/19/06, Brian wrote:
    >> On 11/19/06, Kitty.J wrote:
    >>> On 11/19/06, Brian wrote:
    >>>> On 11/19/06, Penny Jean wrote:
    >>>>> Hey Brian!
    >>>> Awesome Pic! Thanks
    >>>> Brian
    >>> You guys are weird. And thank you both. But Im going to wait some time until I get
    >>> my bird. It may not even be one of the ones I listed because there are soo many
    >>> birds out their. I cant be so picky, who knows a even smaller bird like a goffin
    >>> or something like that may make me fall in love with it and it'll want me. I
    >>> always let the birds choose me instead me choose the bird.
    >>> The only thing I cant find is how much they should cost monthly, Vet Bills non-
    >>> included. I volunteer at a wild life rescue and I know a great avian vet that will
    >>> see my birds for free (friend's friend of the family) at the wild life rescue I
    >>> volunteer for, so if anything ever happened I could see if she could see the bird.
    >>> But I'd ofcourse pay her, 100&37; that goes to the rescue goes for the animals.
    >>> I know what foods the birdie will be able to eat, and what they should eat.
    >>> For my budgies and finches seed, and fresh foods cost me about;
    >>> $15 a month for bird seed
    >>> $10 every 3-4wks for fresh foods like breads, cheese(whenever I do give it), fresh
    >>> veggies; carrots, greens, nuts.
    >>> Plus I do cook every now and again for my birds. I bake bird muffins and scramble
    >>> eggs up.
    >>> And I read every day I should make something and/or give fresh foods to the
    >>> cockatoo.
    >>> Shouldnt be a problem. But any feed back about what i said?
    >> Kitty,
    >> You have a total grasp on what your bird food costs you already. As far as adding
    >> another newbie into your family and the costs, I don't think that you will even
    >> notice that much of a difference if you keep making alot of their food for them.
    >> I think choosing a Goffin is a great choice. They are so sweet and loveable, but
    >> mind you they are still a cockatoo. I would suggest rescuing one from a local rescue
    >> if there is one near you. And preferrably an older one at that. It seems that older
    >> ones have been through alot of the mishaps in their lives and hopefully, HOPEFULLY,
    >> would prove to be a muich better bird for you rather than one from an infant and
    >> raising it. Just my opinion of course. But you have read enough to know the quirks.
    >> Good luck in your endeavors.
    >> Brian
    > Yes, who knows what type of cockatoo I'll be getting. They're all so beautiful and
    > great birds. But one of them is th perfect one for me, just got to find it, or have it
    > find me :) I agree the older the better. I wont be getting an infant. I rather have a
    > cockatoo that knows its a brid yet loves me still. Like a bird bird-raised and 3yrs+.
    > And I wont be buying from a breeder, thats causing more to the problem, but will be
    > getting a rescued bird instead. Thank you so much for your time, and you may not have
    > noticed but have encouraged me to do still my reserach, relook things over and make
    > sure I in for this(I believe I am)
    > Thanks Brian

    Kitty J.

    Thank you for your kind words. It was my pleasure chatting with you.
    I love mt Cockatoo very much and he is such a sweetheart.
    Good Luck in your search and your readings.