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Unexpectedly completed my flock. In love all over again.

Discussion in 'Poicephalus Place' started by Laylatoo, 11/13/17.

  1. jmfleish

    jmfleish Cruising the avenue Celebirdy of the Month Premium Vendor Mayor of the Avenue Avenue Spotlight Award Avenue Veteran

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    No, the ones we've gotten off of CL weren't taken care of either. The place where Cisco came from was really bad but I don't think they had them very long and I think the birds there fell in their lap and were free and we paid to get them out. There was a B&G that we ended up going back to get and gave her to George's rescue in IL. I couldn't leave her there when they contacted us again to see if we would take her but we absolutely could not take a B&G with all our dusty birds. Thankfully, George had room for her.

    Cisco sounds a lot like Mali, instant bond to me and I could tell that she was really loved at some point in her life. Part of me really felt that if I placed her with someone else I would be betraying her, so we just decided to keep her and she seems to be happy. I just wish she would buddy up with one of our other single Amazons. Seeing Ami and Iris together really makes me think that they are happiest when they have a buddy. So far, she's only interested in me!:)

    The greys were in kind of bad shape too but are sweet and loving little guys. I think they've been bounced around a bit and the owner we got them from was trying really hard but she might have been in a bit over her head.

    I never know if I should keep in contact with the former owners or not. Some it's easy to tell, some it's not so easy to tell.
     
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  2. TikiMyn

    TikiMyn Jogging around the block

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    I am so happy for you laylatoo:D
    Two of my three birds are from the Dutch craigslist as well. There are three big rescues but those rarely have small birds like lovies and tiels, my first bird, Tiki the Tiel, came from a sort of bird Mill, he had a very wounded beak and there were so Many birds there and they still sell birds... And they were located in an appartement. I recently saw that they are selling a macaw now as well, very strange.
    Fëanor, lovebird, came from craigslist too and was reasonably loved. They thought they were taking Great care of him, it was not too bad but well, not good!
    So I agree there are not a lot of cared for birds on There sadly.
    But both are Total sweethearts, though Tiki was quite traumatized he learned to be a happy bird:heart:
     
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  3. Laylatoo

    Laylatoo Sprinting down the street I'm a SECRET SANTA - Are you?

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    @TikiMyn @jmfleish i love hearing Craigslist stories that end well for the birds! With Layla and Mali I paid a pretty penny for them even though they were rehomes but because they were both so well socialized and healthy I’m ok with it. Neither was a bargain but I’d pay double knowing what great birds they are honestly. I can’t believe the conditions some people try to sell their birds in for top dollar. Makes me so sad because I know nobody will step forward for them and the greedy owners don’t care enough to just get them in a better home.
     
  4. TikiMyn

    TikiMyn Jogging around the block

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    They all sounds amazing and I am so happy they landed in a soft spot with you! I also doubt wether I should update Fëanors previous caretaker or not. I did when he was with me three days and I don't know if I should do it again!
     
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  5. Laylatoo

    Laylatoo Sprinting down the street I'm a SECRET SANTA - Are you?

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    Layla’s old owner and I text frequently. With Layla’s illness he was so worried and wanted updates. Very sweet and makes me feel good that she has had love before me. He and his wife also follow Layla and Jazzis Instagram page and he always tells me how much he loves it:)


     
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    I agree so much! I tried to find a lovie that ate Healthy foods and loved to play, so he could show Henkie, but that turned out to be quite hard! Eventually I fell in love with Fëanor and he was still pretty young so I decided I should be able to teach him those things quite easily so I adopted him:)
     
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    Ahww that is soo sweet!
    And I didn't know your monsters had an instapten page! I am going to check it out:D
     
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  8. Laylatoo

    Laylatoo Sprinting down the street I'm a SECRET SANTA - Are you?

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    Oh yes. Updated daily. They are way more cool than I since I haven’t touched my personal account in a couple years. Lol. Username is Layla_n_jazzi_too


     
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  9. TikiMyn

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    thanks! I don't even have instagram but I might have to make one just to follow all the insta parrots!
     
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    Congrats! She is very cute. She looks like a Brownie (brown-headed poicephalus) or a mix thereof.
     
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    Congratulations!!! Pois are the bomb!:heart:
     
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    She's beautiful, congrats!
     
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  13. faislaq

    faislaq I have a macaw and don't post enough photos

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    Um, no one stumbles onto Craigslist. :naughty: You are a horrible influence on all of us, Madam. ;)

    See?? :tongue2:
     
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  14. Laylatoo

    Laylatoo Sprinting down the street I'm a SECRET SANTA - Are you?

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    Shhhhhh. As far as the husband knows, it was a stumble. Lol

    Can I just say.....she is so awesome. I still feel so lucky about my fortunate stumble.




     
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    More pics. She has the most beautiful turquoise blue Meyers butt. :) and she loves her chin scratches. 1C3F72DA-7004-42ED-842C-CFB85017E310.jpeg 31CEC3CD-9312-4F8A-941A-ADC56A3964CC.jpeg 3AA75BCE-F9BE-428C-9816-AC65B71C5FD4.jpeg C75D3853-DAC6-4898-8F02-6427C0AEF51B.jpeg 46830286-D1FE-4D35-9CA4-9F49B2BE41E1.jpeg
     
  16. saroj12

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    And she eats broccoli! Yay!
     
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  17. Laylatoo

    Laylatoo Sprinting down the street I'm a SECRET SANTA - Are you?

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    Right?! If she’d teach the pinkies how to eat half as healthy as her then I’d be thrilled. Lol

     
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    faislaq I have a macaw and don't post enough photos

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    You and your fantastic photos. :chrisphoto: You could make an ugly bird look good. (If there were such a thing as an ugly bird.)
     
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    Have they met or is she in quarantine? When they do meet she’ll be a good influence!
     
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  20. Laylatoo

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    @faislaq no fancy photos here. Just some iPhone snaps. I promise my professional work is better. Lol

    @saroj12 they have met. Unfortunately no way to quarantine the correct way in this house. It’s just not feasible or attainable to the correct standard that would actually work. Jazzi is actually a good eater too. Layla is my super picky girl but even she does pretty good as long as I purée all the good stuff up and add it to their creamy zen. :)
     
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