HELP IDK WHAT DO DO ANYMORE!!

BobbyBird

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I have had Bobby for years, but recently my mom has started giving him CAFFINATED TEA!! it’s so crazy she drinks it with Bfast and whenever he flies to her she gives him a sip. I have tried stopping her, explain that it’s bad for him, she is stubborn as a goat and she won’t listen. She says “ he will be fine”. ITS DO CRAZY SHE HASNT EVEN READ OR DONE ANYBOF HER OWN RESEARCH. Plus it’s common sense that caffeine is bad for birds. Someone tell me what to do
 

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Oh, I’m so sorry to hear of this!

It’s tough having birds and living with family members that won’t listen to advice.
Could you perhaps show your mom the research you’ve done? Maybe send her a link to a site that explains why caffeine is dangerous for parrots to consume?

I’d say a sip is fine but her making it a daily thing is not a good idea. I’ve had my birds snag a drink of caffeinated tea before, and they were fine, but that was a one time thing.
 

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Oh, I’m so sorry to hear of this!

It’s tough having birds and living with family members that won’t listen to advice.
Could you perhaps show your mom the research you’ve done? Maybe send her a link to a site that explains why caffeine is dangerous for parrots to consume?

I’d say a sip is fine but her making it a daily thing is not a good idea. I’ve had my birds snag a drink of caffeinated tea before, and they were fine, but that was a one time thing.
Have the bird in his cage when she is drinking
 
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Oh, I’m so sorry to hear of this!

It’s tough having birds and living with family members that won’t listen to advice.
Could you perhaps show your mom the research you’ve done? Maybe send her a link to a site that explains why caffeine is dangerous for parrots to consume?

I’d say a sip is fine but her making it a daily thing is not a good idea. I’ve had my birds snag a drink of caffeinated tea before, and they were fine, but that was a one time thing.
I’ll try..
 

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Good ideas above...
Gee, that caffeine is not good, nope.
Well, you could always take a page from my book and... cry, scream, gasp, croak...
Kidding, sorta.
 

Birdlover#1981

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How insensitive of your mom....that is crazy!! She needs to research and show her yours. Though it should be common sense for your Mom.
 

EllieTheConure

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I would honestly take the bird and go to another room with it and do something else-

Birdie health is important

Maybe you should send Her some articles explaining the dangers of caffeine and parrots
 
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Also, Is homemade herbal tea fine? Or uncaffinated chemomile. Cuz Bobby has grown a liking for tea.☕️🥃💀💀😭🦜🦜🦜🦜🦜🦜🦜
 

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Me, I am the sneaky one. Switch the tea in the containers to a decaffeinated one.
 

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