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Old 02-13-2019, 10:41 AM   #11 (permalink)
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My grandma had an African gray parrot thatíd always call me a dick. He flew a little too close to the Great Dane. That dog ate him so damn fast lol
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Old 02-13-2019, 08:45 PM   #12 (permalink)
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7 birds is excessive. I have one. And two cats. Am I excessive?
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Old 02-13-2019, 09:24 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Why is every normal person almost hoping to be called excessive?
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Old 02-14-2019, 04:19 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Iíve always wanted a cock-a-too but I just know it would pair with Mr Loopy and drive me insane with jealousy.
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Old 02-14-2019, 12:39 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Iíve always wanted a cock-a-too but I just know it would pair with Mr Loopy and drive me insane with jealousy.
I also want a cockatoo but only to see it do this. If I got one that didn't like to dance, I'd be so disappointed

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Old 02-14-2019, 12:48 PM   #16 (permalink)
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[QUOTE=Lord of the Cock Rings;873620]I also want a cockatoo but only to see it do this. If I got one that didn't like to dance, I'd be so disappointed.

Iíve spent all day at work looking at bird videos, this would be my dream. If it could tell people to ďget the fuck outĒ when they entered my living room that would be even better.

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Old 02-14-2019, 03:59 PM   #17 (permalink)
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No to 1 bird never mind 7!

I took my one year old into a pet shop a few weeks ago to look at the animals and it just hit me while I was standing there how horribly weird and cruel it would be to keep a bird as a pet. Like seriously how do you sit and watch it in a cage all day and not feel guilty! I can understand most pets but not a bird!
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No to 1 bird never mind 7!

I took my one year old into a pet shop a few weeks ago to look at the animals and it just hit me while I was standing there how horribly weird and cruel it would be to keep a bird as a pet. Like seriously how do you sit and watch it in a cage all day and not feel guilty! I can understand most pets but not a bird!
I never had a bird as a pet but if you treat it right honestly how much worse is that compared to a dog or a cat?
Holding either of these in an apartment all fucking day is not a natural behavior.

I mean who knows how he treats these birds if they only let them out once a week to fly but I know bird owners that have big enough cages and let their parakeets out regularly to fly and stretch their wings and actually parakeets in the wild exist in big flocks so having a few of them together is probably a good thing.

So either go crazy on condemning all pets and actually all farm animals as well or admit that we as humans do shit to the environment and as long as we try to make it the least harmful we can itís kinda ok.
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Old 02-15-2019, 03:18 AM   #19 (permalink)
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I never had a bird as a pet but if you treat it right honestly how much worse is that compared to a dog or a cat?
Holding either of these in an apartment all fucking day is not a natural behavior.

I mean who knows how he treats these birds if they only let them out once a week to fly but I know bird owners that have big enough cages and let their parakeets out regularly to fly and stretch their wings and actually parakeets in the wild exist in big flocks so having a few of them together is probably a good thing.

So either go crazy on condemning all pets and actually all farm animals as well or admit that we as humans do shit to the environment and as long as we try to make it the least harmful we can itís kinda ok.

Okay so forgive me for simplifying it but for me its just the difference between flying and walking. You can take a dog to the park or a field and let it run around for hours and that's all its ever wanted to do.

Can you really let a bird fly outside? Like up in the trees. I just don't see flying around the house never seeing the sky as the same thing.

Then again Ive never owned a bird so I don't know what they really need or want from life. I'm sure he knows a lot more than me.

I wont go crazy and condemn all pets because every animal is different. Their needs and history of domestication all change how we should treat them.

Oh and I fully agree that humans do all kinds of shit to the environment and we just need to try our best to slightly reduce our own impact.
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I never had a bird as a pet but if you treat it right honestly how much worse is that compared to a dog or a cat?
Holding either of these in an apartment all fucking day is not a natural behavior.

I mean who knows how he treats these birds if they only let them out once a week to fly but I know bird owners that have big enough cages and let their parakeets out regularly to fly and stretch their wings and actually parakeets in the wild exist in big flocks so having a few of them together is probably a good thing.

So either go crazy on condemning all pets and actually all farm animals as well or admit that we as humans do shit to the environment and as long as we try to make it the least harmful we can it’s kinda ok.
I have a dog and I see a huge difference.
We go out for an hour at least a day and she can run free on certain fields and play with other dogs. We know lots of them and also the owners.

Can a bird do that? I don’t think so.

See my dog living life here:

https://www.instagram.com/p/BtvanWCDNNX/

https://www.instagram.com/p/BtdmlrnjUT2/

https://www.instagram.com/p/BsK7FydgT1x/

And dogs themselves, for them it’s too late.
They need humans for the most.
Thousands of years of domestication did that.

But of course choose a rescue dog who is already here and don’t support creating more.

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