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I'm practically crying

AkasyaEllric

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So the journey with Slade has been a long one. I expected it since the poor guy was traumatized and I was his 4th home at 8 years of age (he's now 9). We've been making bigger steps again lately and just a little bit ago he ran down onto my chest and begun putting his head to my mouth for kisses and putting his head under my chin while I petted him. I didn't ever expect him to love me this much and part of me doesn't even know why he does. But, as I sit here with him falling asleep on my chest for the first time I'm crying tears of joy.
 

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Awesome trust
 

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I'm so happy you've gotten so far with him :) I have been privileged to "see" your relationship progress since he came home with you and my heart is so happy for you both!
 

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Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened.
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You've been feeding your bird's spirit. He's been returning the favour. It's what it's all about. :hug8:
 

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That's great that he has progressed so far with you!:heart::heart: I hope that he continues to progress and surprise you for many years to come. :)
 

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So the journey with Slade has been a long one. I expected it since the poor guy was traumatized and I was his 4th home at 8 years of age (he's now 9). We've been making bigger steps again lately and just a little bit ago he ran down onto my chest and begun putting his head to my mouth for kisses and putting his head under my chin while I petted him. I didn't ever expect him to love me this much and part of me doesn't even know why he does. But, as I sit here with him falling asleep on my chest for the first time I'm crying tears of joy.
There's nothing more special than when your bird decides to give their ultimate trust and seek comfort and companionship from us.... regular people just don't understand or know what a special, very special moment this is. I'm so happy for you and Slade!
 

Hawk12237

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That's awesome morgan. I have always found that the birds that love the most and offer the greatest trust, are usually rescues that have been rehomed a few times..they want love, and really want to trust in you. With patience these always come back 10 fold.
 
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