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Re: Loving home wanting a Grey(or any larger bird) in Missou

Posted by everywhere on 2/04/08
(13) Comments

    If you cant afford to buy a COCKATIEL and all that it needs, then
    dont get a bird. No, feeling sorry for someone, just puts the bird
    at risk. people who actually buy their birds, actually care and
    provide for them. Honey, life give us all ups and downs and
    everyone has bad experiences, get over it, do your best.

    On 2/03/08, Tabatha wrote:
    > Boy the people on this site are rude. I've looked over my
    > posting so many times wondering how you all are getting this
    > stuff. The reason I'm wanting a larger bird is because I had a
    > cockatiel I was so close too. When he died of old age it broke
    > my heart. This bird was hardly ever in his cage,He
    > ate,bathed,slept with me. He was a "Free" bird I got because the
    > owners thought he was to mean. ONe time we had him sunning
    > outside when our lamb knocked over his cage(We even had the cage
    > where she shouldn't have been able to)
    > he took off flying down the road. I took off running after him I
    > screamed "Bird get your butt back down here!" (His name was Mel
    > but he came to Bird) he flew down to the road and walked back to
    > me. I don't want any bird I get not to be able to measure up to
    > him.SO I want to get something way different then him. His been
    > gone almost...5 years now. I still cry over his being gone. I
    > know theres no way I'll even be able to have another cockatiel.
    > Babysitting my sister's makes me cry because how alike her bird
    > is to mine. Plus mine taught her bird every word it says.
    > IF and when I get a bird it will be mine untill one of us dies.
    > I wouldn't think of buying a bird to make money on it.If that
    > were so couldn't I also be asking for smaller bird too? If I
    > ever had to give up a bird and to me the only way I would if
    > it's meds cost so much money I couldn't handle it. I would give
    > it to a rescue.We have a very nice one not to for from us.
    > As for my "story" I was just trying to let people know a little
    > more about me. I wasn't doing a sad story to make you sure sorry
    > for me. I've had some really bad stuff happen in my life but I
    > didn't bring it up. And I wasn't even asking for a free bird. I
    > was saying I can't pay a lot. A lot to you might mean 1500 to me
    > it's 400 and up.
    > On 2/03/08, everywhere wrote:
    >> Not only do they want free birds/and cheap - then they sell
    >> them and trade them.
    >> On 2/03/08, GreyLady wrote:
    >>> It seems to me that if your main goal is to give a loving
    >>> home to a bird, you would not be so picky about specifiying
    >>> what you are looking for. There are many birds that are not
    >>> considered "high dollar" than need homes. Everybody wants a
    >>> free bird and there is no end to the storys they tell,
    >> trying
    >>> to get their hands on one.