Parrot expectations are meant for their world, not ours. That’s the nugget at the center of the truth of expectations for both parrot and human. We’ve invited a flying being to live in a non-flying lifestyle. It is the parrot’s expectations that get pushed aside when human life presses in.
Forget behavior modification for your parrots and consider that for yourself first. I do. The best part of creating a great parrot life is the side effects. How to Create a Great Parrot Lifestyle - Nothing Less Than Our Sincerity.
A question that arrived in the subject line of an email today. I emailed back my own subject line. You don't. You don't 'get' a parrot to do anything. You can get groceries. If you're so inclined, you can get a tattoo. With enough time and money, you can get just about anything. Which has nothing to do with your parrot being a parrot.
How does a human play with their parrot? Follow their lead. Throw out the user manual for the toys you bring home and wait for your parrot to show you what's what about that. Try one or all of these playing with your parrot ideas.
Every companion animal has a voice and hopes to be heard. Just like us.
None of us walked into a parrot rescue or store and asked, “Pardon me, do you have any overlords?
Companion animals, dog to spider, provide a human caregiver the opportunity to nurture and control another being while simultaneously not being judged by that companion.
The mess will equal the excitement. Wear a raincoat.
Choosing a companion animal lifestyle means you'll give up some human things.
It all starts with understanding. This is the balance that is the goal in the companion parrot lifestyle.
Living with a parrot automatically adds you to their choices.