Are Birds Happy When They See Us After a Long Absence?
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Are Birds Happy When They See Us After a Long Absence?

Miriam writes to us with a concern,

Hello there! Trying to find a past blog relating to my current situation, and value your input.

My Caique is staying with my parents for about 37-40 days. He likes them but I miss him tremendously & hear him scream for me when he hears me on the phone or FaceTime. I will need him to have some distance too from my husband for a while since he got a transplant once we get home.

Wondering how Mango will be when he sees us again – do birds just forget us? Thank you so much for your help

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Why Does My Pionus Go Nuts When He Sees the New Shirt I Bought?

Dear Janet

It is hard to tell why a bird doesn’t like a new hat or shirt we wear.

Was your Pionus a rescue? Did it come from another home before you had him? If so, he may have been traumatized by someone who wore something similar.

If you can avoid this terror by not wearing it around your bird. It is a kind thing to do.

Catherine

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