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Stephanie <email address not displayed>
Stephanie wrote on the Nanday Conure Forum message board: > I adopted sheila a 2 1/2 yr old Nanday. Her old owners never paid > attention to her and left her in the cage all of the time. They gave > her crackers and bread instead of fruit and vegetables. Since I > adopted her about a month ago I have gotten her to bond with me and I > let her out of her cage all day everyday. I bought her a happy hut and > a playstand and lots of new toys but she seems frightened by most of > them. She likes to sit on my shoulder and pick at my mouth when I try > to make her stop she screams and bites me. I don't know how to make > her stop. I she bites when she gets mad if I won't let her on my > shoulder and most of the time when I do let her sit there she cuddles > me and is very nice but sometimes she gets very angry if in don't let > her do what she wants and then bites me very hard and screams loudly > if I try to make her get down. Can anyone offer me some help. She was > abused by her old owner I believe just by the way she acts like > screaming when she sees the broom or if anyone has a ball in their > hand she tries to hide and screams. I feel bad for what she went > through and want her to be happy but I also like my fingers and it > hurts when she bites. I try not to scream or make any kind of noise or > jerk because I read it can only make the behavior worse. Please help!!
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