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Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Spasm Attacks

I think one of my birds is nuts. My little parakeet, Mister, has spasm attacks. I mean it! For one minute, he is so cool, calm, collected. The next thing I know, he is screeching like there's no tomorrow. He has always done this, though. After a loud screeching session, he takes off in a spiraling flight around the room. So now I have a yelling, flapping, flying bird who goes once, twice, sometimes even three times around before he comes to his senses and lands on top of his cage with a crackling sound as his talon wrap around the cage bars. Other times he will just start chewing on the paper towel we have in there(to make cleaning the cage a lot easier). Right now, he has decided to be normal.Mister is perched on his branch, grinding his little beak. Sometimes I feel so sorry for my other bird, Spikey. He is a cockatiel, and he never flies around, but he does sometimes yell out loud for no apparent reason. Spikey has huddled himself into a corner as his little cage companion chirps away. My bird has problems, but I'm willing to live with that.

3 comments:

GinnyD said...

hi Ellie, did you ever consider a dog? just kidding. It looks like you are going to have a fun blog. I wish you luck. Have you considered adding some favorites on your blog. It seems to me that is one way to increase interest. I have a blog also. It is called www.musingsofawhiskeyrebel.blogspot.com

check it out and if you like it, maybe we can add each other's links.

Pete said...

Welcome aboard Ellie.

Thanks for your comments!

GinnyD said...

Hi Ellie, I have bookmarked your blog and will add it to my links. I'm leaving tomorrow for two weeks vacation, so I may not be able to comment for a while, but rest assured, I will catch up when I come back.