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Margaret1 wrote: > First of all, let me express my sympathy at your losing your special > Aunt Maggie. She was lucky to have someone interested enough in > adopting her pet bird, especially since your Uncle doesn't seem to > have the "love" there in his heart for your Aunt's beloved pet > Scotty. > > From all I've read and researched about Nandays, they adapt easily. > They can be quite shrill and loud and I'm sure that is where your > Uncle is coming from when he implies he won't miss this bird. I love > my birds, my loud conures included and they can't be much louder than > your average human children. > > Sounds like Scotty isn't too used to seeing dogs around, and if so, at > least not your little Shih-Tzu. If your home has abounding love and > understanding for a highly intelligent feathered creature, then your > home would be the "good home" promised to your aunt. Nandays are > special pets and I'm sure he shared that special connection with your > Aunt Maggie (good name, by the way <smile>, as I am also a "Margaret" > although most call me "Margi" - Marg-E) > > Most certainly, if you can adopt the parakeets, Scotty may very well > like the company of his usual flock there with you. Birds make > wonderful pets and even different species can bond in their own ways. > That might make the transition and the stress of a new place and new > co-habitating pets easier on your Aunt's special Nanday. > > Hope this helps. > > Janice wrote: > > Hi! My Aunt Maggie recently died leaving behind her beloved Nanday, > > Scotty. My Uncle has him now but has made it very clear that he > wants > > him to leave. They also have two parakeets whose cages are next to > > Scotty. Maggie was the second mommy to Scotty ( for the last 7 > > years). He originally was bought in Florida for my nephew when he > was > > young boy. > > My question is, do you think Scotty would be ok if I took him to > yet > > another home? I also have a Shih-Tzu that Scotty screams at > everytime > > he sees him. Would I have to take the parakeets for company as > well? > > I have absolutely zero experience with indoor birds. I promised my > > Aunt that I would make sure Scotty had a good home, and I think > that > > means our home. Thanks!!!
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