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Re: Biting when removing from cage

Posted by susan meriwether on 4/10/09
(7) Comments

    On 4/10/09, GreyLady wrote:
    > Three weeks might seem like a long time to you but not
    > necessarily to him. It sounds like he needs more time to not
    > take offense at you intruding on what he considers his
    > territory. That's not at all unusual so don't feel that you
    > have a big problem or a unique situation. For now, just open
    > the cage door and allow him to come out if and when he is
    > ready. Once he is out, then interact with him as usual.
    > Trusting you on neutral ground can require less of a leap of
    > faith from them than allowing you to put your hand in their
    > territory. Just be positive with him as soon as he is out
    > and give lots of attention. Patience will do the trick.