Rehoming Patagonian conure

Dusty77

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Mar 21, 2020
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After 3 years of going back and forth on whether this is the right decision for both me and my parrot, Cooper, I have decided to seek a new home for him. I recently lost my other parrot and it has devastated my world and Coopers. I work 3 jobs and travel to Alaska almost monthly as well as internationally for months at a time yearly. Having two birds made me feel like they would keep each other company while my life became more and more complicated. Now that I only have one I realize I am not being and cannot be fair to Cooper in providing him the life he deserves and needs. It breaks my heart knowing I cannot give him what he deserves and I desperately want him to have a home that has the time to provide the mental stimulation and love that a parrot needs!

Cooper is 14 years old, loves belly rubs, fetching, kisses, pasta, and wrestling under covers. He is also pretty moody, loud, and bossy (he's a very typical Patagonian Conure). I am looking for someone who has past parrot experience, is preferably over 30, and owns their home. I am willing to drive within 300 miles of Missoula, MT and could fly with him just about anywhere for a home that was a perfect fit. I am not willing to compromise on his next home, will have a contract, need 3 references (one being a vet).
 

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Littleredbeak

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I am so sorry to hear about your loss! I hope you are able to stay in contact with whoever you rehome too. Wishing your and Cooper well!
 

kme3388

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I am so sorry for your loss. I do hope Cooper finds a wonderful home. I am so happy to hear that you aren't going to compromise Cooper's well being to just find him a quick home. That's amazing that you are requiring contract, and a vet as a reference.
 

bordercolliema59

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Nov 24, 2021
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Hi there if you are serious about re homing him I would love to have him . Yes I have 3 references and also a vet and also have friends who will vouch for me and being a good parrot parent . I live in south carolina and it is quite nice here . Im 60 and own my own home and Im not going anywhere anytime soon .msg me thanks
 

GaleriaGila

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So terribly sorry to hear of your heartbreaks. If any of the materials in my signature below can help find a happy transition for Cooper, please help yourself.
Best of luck to you, precious Cooper, very best of luck...
 

millmoss

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Dusty,

Did you end up finding a home for him? I currently have a Patagonian Conure that I rescued from the Costco parking lot here in Wilmington, NC. I've been thinking for a while now that he needs a parrot friend, but Patagonian conures aren't all that common, and I didn't want to go with a larger or smaller species. Anyway, I found your post - I know its older - and wanted to reach out.
 

Ria.345

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I'm so sorry for the loss of your other bird.
I'm glad you are trying your best to give him the life he really needs. That's really good to hear.
And I hope your conure will find a loving and amazing home that he can call his own, hopefully thriving along the way.
He's really adorable too!
 

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Flboy

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I wrote a Patagonian tutorial... the link is in my signature………
Let me save you some reading!
First page, "Waking up, realize how blessed you are to be able to minister to, THE FEATHERED ONE(TFO)", for another day!
Approach, TFO, eyes down, with his chosen breakfast banquet of the moment!
Always remember, never direct eye contact with, TFO!
It is wise to have your spouse/partner nearby at all times! But NEVER in line of sight! This is important for the times, TFO, demands a blood sacrifice!
 

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