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Miss Dolly won't settle tonight.

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I gave her cage a good clean today, and took out some older toys and put new ones in for her.
She had been in the cage to eat this afternoon for a few minutes and was curiously looking around.
She came out after a few minutes and went into her play hut, then on hubby when he came in from work.
At 8pm, per our routine, he put her in for the night.
It's almost 10:30 pm and she is still calling out to me. She gets covered at night, but I swear she knows when I leave the room. She has been constantly calling me and at one point I went upstairs for a minute and she stated screaming for me.
Frankie, who usually has 15 minutes of playtime with me at night, must have sensed Dolly's unsettling behaviour and read my mind. No singing or playing tonight. I covered him as I talked softly to him, telling him I loved him and that he was a very good boy. He didn't make a fuss at all. This is a ritual we have had for 5 years every night, so he must sense Dolly's unrest tonight, and doesn't want to get her going, after having already told her 4 or 5 times to shut up lol.
She has been quiet for the past 10 minutes, so I will finish watching Law and Order, and hopefully by 11pm she should be settled down for the night. (fingers crossed).
Tomorrow I may have to rearrange her cage. I don't want to go through this again. My poor baby girl. :(
 

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I gave her cage a good clean today, and took out some older toys and put new ones in for her.
She had been in the cage to eat this afternoon for a few minutes and was curiously looking around.
She came out after a few minutes and went into her play hut, then on hubby when he came in from work.
At 8pm, per our routine, he put her in for the night.
It's almost 10:30 pm and she is still calling out to me. She gets covered at night, but I swear she knows when I leave the room. She has been constantly calling me and at one point I went upstairs for a minute and she stated screaming for me.
Frankie, who usually has 15 minutes of playtime with me at night, must have sensed Dolly's unsettling behaviour and read my mind. No singing or playing tonight. I covered him as I talked softly to him, telling him I loved him and that he was a very good boy. He didn't make a fuss at all. This is a ritual we have had for 5 years every night, so he must sense Dolly's unrest tonight, and doesn't want to get her going, after having already told her 4 or 5 times to shut up lol.
She has been quiet for the past 10 minutes, so I will finish watching Law and Order, and hopefully by 11pm she should be settled down for the night. (fingers crossed).
Tomorrow I may have to rearrange her cage. I don't want to go through this again. My poor baby girl. :(
Aw no that's always the worse when they won't settle. I hope she will soon so yall have some quiet time.
Ooh Law and Order you say? Would that be one of the season with the oh so yummy Mr Hugh Dancy ?
 

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Echo constantly does this. Usually it only lasts a night but sometimes during the hormonal season more. I hope Miss Dolly will settle for you tonight :fingerscrossed:
 

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Hopefully all is well now .
I try and cage them during daylight for a couple of hours after a big rearrange , to help mine adjust.
If she doesn't settle, I would uncover a corner and have a dim night light
 

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Secret is just loud these days.... but then did the entire repertoire during a phone call tonight.
 

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Rio does the same during night. After we cover his cage, he screams " who's that? Eeo Eeo Eeo (Rio)" :laugh: :laugh:
 

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Oh no I hope she settles for you how ungrateful dolly haha :rofl: you should like your new toys aren’t they funny with stuff
 

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I understand how upsetting that can be. If I have to travel with the birds in tow and we are staying someplace unfamiliar for the night, Opie will cry like a kitten and won't stop until I take the cage cover off so he can see me lying in the bed nearby. He doesn't want to be close or on me, but just to be able to see me is enough.

Hopefully Dolly settled down once you and hubby went to bed. I hope things will improve soon!
 

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Aw no that's always the worse when they won't settle. I hope she will soon so yall have some quiet time.
Ooh Law and Order you say? Would that be one of the season with the oh so yummy Mr Hugh Dancy ?
No it's the newer one. Special Victims Unit. Too bad he's not in it. :)
 

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Oh no I hope she settles for you how ungrateful dolly haha :rofl: you should like your new toys aren’t they funny with stuff
It was scary. First night trying to sleep in a new upgraded room. ;)
 

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I understand how upsetting that can be. If I have to travel with the birds in tow and we are staying someplace unfamiliar for the night, Opie will cry like a kitten and won't stop until I take the cage cover off so he can see me lying in the bed nearby. He doesn't want to be close or on me, but just to be able to see me is enough.

Hopefully Dolly settled down once you and hubby went to bed. I hope things will improve soon!
Yes she finally fell asleep just before 11pm.
 

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Well good news. Dolly went down at her regular time tonight (8pm) and no fussing. She spent a little time in her cage this afternoon (her choice, her door is always open), and she saw it was okay. Nothing to be scared of. :)
 

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No it's the newer one. Special Victims Unit. Too bad he's not in it. :)
Ah I do love SVU. At least Hugh is in 3 seasons of the OG Law and Order now so at least there's that.
 

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Ah I do love SVU. At least Hugh is in 3 seasons of the OG Law and Order now so at least there's that.
Lol watching it now....SVU ....it just started :)
 

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Lol watching it now....SVU ....it just started :)
Who's your favorite on there? I'm a sucker for Elliot and Olivia always.
 

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