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

Posted by Tabatha on 2/04/08
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    When did I say I didn't have enough money to buy a cocktiel? I
    The one I saw so close to I was given. We have bought cocktiels
    before(from breeders).Thats the reason I was given the free one
    because someone who loved one of our cockatiels(who we wouldn't sale)
    bought one that they couldn't handle.SO I got him.

    As for people that buy their birds.Get off your high horse
    everywhere.Anyone can go buy a bird.Tons of people fall in love with
    oocktoos and buy them,Only to realize when the bird is no longer a
    baby they can't handle it.Thats why there are more cockatoos needing
    homes then any others. Having the money to buy from a breeder or pet
    shops doesn't mean you'll give that bird a good home.Not at all.

    Don't honey me. I didn't try once to use a "sad" story on you. I
    know everyone has ups and downs.I didn't once say mine downs were
    worse then anyone elses.I didn't give you any of my down stories. I
    gave one story about my bird. To make you understand why I don't
    want a smaller bird. I also didn't try to make you feel sorry for me.
    I have been offered a lot of cockatiels for free.I've been offered a
    few others as well. Since it's not what I'm looking for I had to

    By the way my animals are treated very well.And when my bird was
    alive he was the happiest little bird. He had a huge cage(that he
    was hardly in),food,treats,toys,etc... He never went without.

    I have no clue how you got any where in my message where it said I
    couldn't afford to pay for a cockatiel or that I didn't take good
    care of my bird.

    Everywhere get a life your a rude person.WHo doesn't seem to be able
    to read whats written.

    I'm done with this,You know what think what you will of me.I don't

    On 2/04/08, everywhere wrote:
    > 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.