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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 09-25-2013, 10:37 AM Thread Starter
 
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Spent the day cleaning!

Why is parrot owning sooo much work? I cleaned and cleaned and wiped the shutters and washed the windows and the floors and the cages and hung up new toys. Left the room, came back 30 minutes later and just take a look at this. I am running away people i am getting to old and tired for all this mess. Help\ At least with our kids they grow up and eventually do start picking up there mess.
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And may i add this toy was hung before for almost 2 years and no one had an interest in it. I moved it since i had it on the floor and found a new spot for it. Well at least i dont have to keep looking at that toy anymore because guess what all that is left on it, is chain. lol
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Well at least you have a lifetime supply of toothpicks...lol
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That's part of owning a parrot. If you want a cleaner house get fish. LOL

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Perhaps I should be thankful for my tiny apartment. There will never be any temptation to buy large parrots.
On German TV I saw a woman with two African Greys who damaged all her furniture although they had a bird room for themselves.
And in the end one of them was sitting on his perch flapping with his wings saying loudly "Heeellllooo". It was too funny.
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Thanks for the tooth pick idea, maybe i can package them and sell them. I wont need that many tooth pics after all. And heeeeeeeeeeeeeee no i dont want a gold fish. I will keep my babies just fine,lol. Getting larger birds has been such a pleasant experience though all jokes aside. My guys are my life.
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LOL I have both messy birds and easy to care for goldfish along with tropicals, dogs and cats. hehe
Would not trade any of them. Just tell people when you come to my house you visit a zoo. If you don't like zoo's then don't come. lol

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Meh, birds are easier than long haired cats. But little birds are easier than big birds :-)

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Can you use it for mulch outside! I agree, I would rather clean up after birds than after shedding dogs or cats! although I can't wait until we can get a dog
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You're right. Cleaning up after parrots is a never ending job. I have heard some parrot owners refer to themselves as "bird slaves." Some days I feel that way too.


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Yup smaller birds have those little tiny feathers every where which is okay i love to vacuum. But right on the dog and cat hair, that is one thing i would just not be able to live with. We have a lab mix spaniel whom is almost 15 years old and she does not make a mess. My little poodle of course does not shed. We just got a Deven Rex kitty last year who is non allergic and no hair and she cost a fortune. I have Dr. Zoodberg i think is how to spell it. A fish in a bowl,lol. But hey much better than say 5 years ago. I had 28 pet birds. Now i have 2 monsters and they are awesome. Just was looking for a little sympathy,
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Wow that's some big mess! I will stop complaining about the bits that escape the play area for my guys now. I think I will also tell them what good birds they are lol.
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Wow that's some big mess! I will stop complaining about the bits that escape the play area for my guys now. I think I will also tell them what good birds they are lol.
Hey you saying my babies are bad.......... Wow that is awful......... Just kidding they are not bad and its okay all i am is a slave so keep the mess coming.
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I struggled a lot with the 4 lories and lorikeets. Poop up the walls was one thing!
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