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PJ68 <email address not displayed>
PJ68 wrote on the Nanday Conure Forum message board: > When we first found Guapo we had a similar experiences. He would bite > us and draw blood! It got to the point that if we wanted him out we > would have to either take the entire top off his cage or I'd have to > reach in and manually extract him (which hurt like heck!) The biting > was cured in time by giving him an evil stare and a forceful "NO BITE" > after each mauling. It took months of this before it clicked that he > wasn't going to win the battle. He still gets a bit meepy with me and > his mom still needs a glove to get him out of the cage but he's > dramatics improved. He's a big mush pile who loves to give lots of > kisses and play in bed and preen us. Every Fid is different and might > need alternate means to change his or her evil ways. Patience is your > best friend! When you and Vinnie finally come to peace you'll have a > bond and friendship that will be well worth the time and pain. I don't > know how I'd get along without Guapo he's my lil man! > Good luck, > Pete > > > > Vinnie's Parents wrote: > > We have had Vinnie for about 4 months now and he still bites us. We > > are talking take a big chunk out of your hand, not a little nip. > Is > > there something wrong with him or us? Also, he will not let us get > > him out of his cage unless we have a washcloth or a glove on our > > hand. And then when we finally do get him out, he just runs back to > > his cage and stands there until we put him back in there (oh and by > > the way, we take him in another room to play with him, he just > walks > > back to his room and stands by the door)If anyone has some advise, > > please e-mail us or post a message. Thank you so much.
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