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I saw her at a local pet food store and fell in love. She had so much personality and seemed to be asking to go home with me. I told my husband about her and talked him into going to see her. She was expensive and I did not think that buying her would be possibly. My husband agreed to go see her on Feb 14 and bought her as my Valentine present. He was saving for a new tractor so I guess we should have named her John Deere.. Awards
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Hi! My name is Ruby Jewel

I am a Rose-Breasted Cockatoo from Millington, TN.

8 years old   F

Rose-Breasted Cockatoo

Pumpkin seeds
Sweet potato

Play area on top of her cage and shoulders

When her flock (people or other birds) get out of her sight.

They tell me how beatiful and smart I am, play with me and give me healthy treats.



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08/03/2010 10:33.11 AM  
  Gidday Ruby J
BOO! remember me? Just winging in to see what you're up to these days and also to say Hi and leave you a vote, We havent squawked forver so I that all is weel with you and the flockily. I have turned 2 since last aaarked, so I am a big boy now!....Love Jack av4u

Come visit me, Tico, SECURITY ...GRRRR, Jack..goodbye BC mates, thanks for all the love !, Apollo & Mr BB and Honey.

01/28/2010 07:31.06 PM Report This Comment  
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01/27/2010 01:01.16 PM  
  Gidday Ruby J
I havent heard from you in a while, so I hope everything is ok. Well, it's been a very sad week over here- mum had to go away for a few days because a friend of hers passed away. I wasn't very happy cos we have never been apart and I never want to be again loves me like my mum! She said that every morning she was especially thinking of me cos big, huge flocks of wild Rosies would come and settle in the gum trees and remind her of how much she was missing me! Aaaw!! Now that she is back, I have surgically attched myself to her hand and I wont get off. Nope, no way...I gotta make sure she doesn't do the bolt again EVER. Gotta keep flying cos I have to play catch up, sorry for the generic note but mum is running about a week behind.....Love Jack av4u2. PS- I have just heard that my beautiful little Amazon friend Cuca (no. 122900) has suddenly flown to the Rainbow bridge. Maybe you could stop by her page and help to say goodbye- her parronts are devastated and very very sad. Her passing has left a very big hole n their hearts.

Come visit me, Tico, SECURITY ...GRRRR, Jack..goodbye BC mates, thanks for all the love !, Apollo & Mr BB and Honey.

05/17/2009 10:56.57 PM Report This Comment  
  Gidday Ruby Jewell
Well darling, I dont blame you one little bit for not co-operating with getting your nails clipped. I mean. us birdies dont make our humans suffer that particular indignity do we? Nope- we just let them be and do whatever they the same should be for us. Let us get into whatever mischief we want to....heeheeehehe. Oooo- it sounds really good to me. Are you going to come to Kiddo and SweetPeppers wedding tomorrow? I hope so, it will be lots of fun- and it's also about time that there is a strong contingent of us Rosies present! I think it starts at 5.00 or 6.00 your time...but dont quote me on it! Squawk to you later gorgeous....Love Jack av4u2

Come visit me, Tico, SECURITY ...GRRRR, Jack..goodbye BC mates, thanks for all the love !, Apollo & Mr BB and Honey.

05/08/2009 11:16.00 PM Report This Comment  
  Gidday Ruby J
Aaaaw- I'm sorry those stupid papers gave you a fright...if you rip them into confetti, then they dont make any noise and aren't scary at all. If you then flap your wings, they look excellent futtering all around the room too! Well, I havent fallen off my play unit again, I've been really careful. A few other things have taken a tumble off it though- you should have seen Mum's Egyptian snow cone go was really impressive. All the little coloured things inside went around and around and then so did the water when it hit the floor! I thought it was a fabulous floor show, but mum looked distinctly unhappy and was mumbling things that I am NOT allowed to repeat.heeheehee. Hope you are enjoying what is left of your weekend.....Love Jack av4u2

Come visit me, Tico, SECURITY ...GRRRR, Jack..goodbye BC mates, thanks for all the love !, Apollo & Mr BB and Honey.

05/03/2009 05:10.37 PM Report This Comment  
  Gidday Ruby J
Wotcha doing cuteness? I havent heard from you in while, so I hope everythings good in your bit of the universe! I had a big fall off my cane play unit yesterday- the silly fleabag cat tried to eat the dog food, so the stupid mutt tried to chomp her and then she tried to eat him back. Then they both raced up the hallway and had a big spat in mums room and I got scared and fell a long way down onto one of mums dragon ornaments. Mum was in a panic cos she saw blood and knew I had hurt myself, but I keept hissing at her and wouldn't let her touch me for ages. When I finally decided I needed some smooches, she saw I had scratched under my wing and that it wasn't too bad. Well, now she has tossed those silly dragons and re-arranged the room so that if it happens again, I will fall onto cushions and carpet. She feels bad now cos she picked them ornaments back up after the LAST time I tried to kill them- guess she should have listened to me right? I wasn't being naughty, just safety consious!! heeheehee. I got a feeling I'm going to be really spoilt today...WOOOOHOOOO!!...Love Jack av4u2

Come visit me, Tico, SECURITY ...GRRRR, Jack..goodbye BC mates, thanks for all the love !, Apollo & Mr BB and Honey.

04/29/2009 06:21.12 PM Report This Comment  
  Gidday Ruby Jewell
Well, I'm glad that you're a girl cos otherwise I would feel a bit embarrassed about calling you beautiful- it's not really something blokes say about each other. Maybe there are differences between us Aussie Rosies and you USA Rosies. I do know that you guys are a bit smaller compared to us, so maybe there are differences with the eyes as well. Yep- I agree that you can never trust those silly fleabag kitties. Even though I annoy the one here, mum NEVER leaves us alone together cos they are sooo unpredictable. Yesterday, it wasn't ME that was was MUM!! Yep, she went out and left me all alone and then when she got home, she turned around and went out AGAIN!! Man- did I BUST her good when she finally got back! I dont why she bothered tiptoing about cos I heard her and yelled "WHAT ARE YOU DOING?"...heeheeheee.I think I might have scared her cos she walking a bit wobbly...wonder what was up with that? Squawk to you later my friend, the secretary is playing catch up!!....Love Jack av4u2

Come visit me, Tico, SECURITY ...GRRRR, Jack..goodbye BC mates, thanks for all the love !, Apollo & Mr BB and Honey.

04/21/2009 06:58.58 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Ruby Jewel!
It was good to hear from you. Did you have fun at your grandmother's? My Gramma and Grampa take care of me when Mom and Dad have to go out of town. They're really nice . . . but they're not Mom! I hope your horse is okay. By the way, Mom used to have a dog named Ruby when she was a kid- it was really her first dog. So the name Ruby is very special to her. Have a fun day! Here's a V4U.<3 <3

Come visit me, Lucky. . . Auditioning For the Cadbury Bunny.

04/21/2009 05:29.00 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Ruby Jewel
04/21/2009 10:04.04 AM Report This Comment  
  Gidday Ruby Jewell
It was sooo nice to hear a squawk from you! Well, Mum threw me in the slammer I am having to squawk my messages from behind the cold black prison cell bars. How the heck was I supposed to know that the eggs on the benchtop weren't cooked? How could I help that three eggs rolled all at once and fell delightfully to the floor? I mean, I was just leaning over the edge and looking at them.....I didn't PUSH them off or anything. It's just not fair and to add injury to insult- I DIDN'T GET ANY SCARMBLED EGGS FOR BREAKFAST!!.....neither did anybody else. How was I to know they were the last ones that were left? Aaaaaw!! heeheeheee. Hope you're having a great Sunday mate- mine is over and the new week has begun.....Love Jack av4u2. PS- Mum was just wondering if you really are a girl? She thinks you are obviously beautiful, but look like a boy!! She has a pic of some wild Rosies that visit - both males and females. If your mum would like to look, then just send her an email at . That's cool you have family here in Oz- maybe one day you will come and visit us!!

Come visit me, Tico, SECURITY ...GRRRR, Jack..goodbye BC mates, thanks for all the love !, Apollo & Mr BB and Honey.

04/19/2009 09:37.51 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Ruby
Wow I had a good day. I spent the day running around on Mom, the floor, the playpen, the tree, the couch, the forage basket, Mom .... whew I am tired. Mom made me some new toys today and cleaned up the cage and playpen. I have been mumbling lots of things but Mom doesn't understand it all yet hehehe. I got a little scared tonight with some really loud thunder and lightening ... I just about jumped off the perch ... whew ... Mom asked if I was OK and I laughed. Hope you had a great day. v4u.

Love Sasha

Come visit me, Captain (Cappy), Rudy, Dory & Dixie.

04/18/2009 08:45.54 PM Report This Comment  
  Gidday Ruby Jewell
My name's Jack and I'm a Rosie from Australia! I'm soooooo happy to see another Galah here at Bc that I'm kangaroo hopping like crazy. Man, you are one beautiful girl!!! I hope you come and squawk to me soon....Love Jack av4u

Come visit me, Tico, SECURITY ...GRRRR, Jack..goodbye BC mates, thanks for all the love !, Apollo & Mr BB and Honey.

04/17/2009 04:47.48 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Ruby
Hehehehe ... Mom calls me her pink pigeon all the time. My mom agrees with your mom about us being rare and special. Have you met Jack yet??? He has been offline awhile with internet problems, but he should be back soon, ... he's sooo cute. I think he has a girlfriend, Taffy, but I enjoy talking with him ... he can be sooo funny.

I have met many ther birdies through BC and it's fun getting to know other species and the similarities and differences.

If you haven't heard ... you can go to "The Hatchday Calendar" and see who is celebrating. You can also request your own hatchday added to the calendar so others can see your hatchday. I also added my hatchday in the name.

Gotta fly Ruby, Hope you have a great day. Nice to meet you ... come visit anytime. v4u.

Love Sasha

Come visit me, Captain (Cappy), Rudy, Dory & Dixie.

04/16/2009 09:58.36 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Ruby
04/06/2009 10:36.09 PM Report This Comment  
  Oh Ruby, we are so sorry to hear about your mom's horse :-( that is really tough. I know you can definitely cheer her up, just looking at you makes my mom smile! Thanks for visiting :-)


Come visit me, Little Wing & P.G.T. Beauregard.

04/06/2009 06:17.18 PM Report This Comment  
you're a pretty cockatoo

Come visit me, sparky.

04/03/2009 01:48.57 PM Report This Comment  
Hi pretty girl!!! I think you are amazing! Here is my vote.

Come visit me, Sully & Polly.

03/31/2009 12:06.35 PM Report This Comment  
  Welcome Ruby Jewel,
Nice to have another too on BC. Hope you make lots of new friends. I too like pumpkin seeds, but I really like my vegetables, especially peas. Feel free to swoop on by and see my messy beak picture.

Love Sasha

Come visit me, Captain (Cappy), Rudy, Dory & Dixie.

03/26/2009 06:56.48 PM Report This Comment  
  Welcome Ruby Jewel!
Aren't you a beauty! I was a present too- a birthday present. i hope you have a lot of fun in our club. please feel welcome to fly on over sometime and say hello. Here's a vote for ya.

Come visit me, Lucky. . . Auditioning For the Cadbury Bunny.

03/24/2009 08:08.47 PM Report This Comment  
  Greetings Ruby Jewel
Welcome to BC and hope you make a lot of new friends here. Mom has always wanted a rose-breasted cockatoo, but you don't see them that often in northern Minnesota.
But, she does have a soft spot for us 'toos as you can see by our photos. Stop by and say hi, and here's a vote for you.

Koki, JoJo, and Ruby

Come visit me, Sam, Koki, Ruby-RIP My Sweet Girl & JoJo.

03/23/2009 02:31.12 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello Ruby Jewel
We enjoyed reading your story...about how you came to live with your owners. You are a beautiful bird. If you get a chance,fly on in for a visit.
Rocket & the gang

Come visit me, SUSAN, sooo Sweet!, ROCKET....rocking the house!!, Zazu R.I.P. - Waiting at Rainbow Bridge <3, OOdles, The "finchey" bunch., PEDRO...the destroyer!! Thank U 4 BOD! & ~~BUDDY ~~Thank you for BOTD! :-).

03/23/2009 09:05.14 AM Report This Comment  
Al Bird here. You are very pretty!!! I am a umbrella cookatoo. Welcome to BC. I'm still getting to know everyone. see ya

Come visit me, Al Bird.

03/22/2009 11:31.26 AM Report This Comment  
03/22/2009 11:19.17 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Ruby-Jewel you are as beautiful as your name. And, what a handsome beau you have in Sky-Blue!!

Joan, Franklin Square, NY.

03/22/2009 10:39.55 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Ruby Jewel
Welcome to the BC. Your name surely fits how beautiful you are. Hope your stay here is wonderful and you meet tons of new friends. Here is my vote for you. Hope you will stop by and visit me.

Sweet Pea

Come visit me, Sweet Pea.

03/22/2009 06:59.23 AM Report This Comment  
  Hello Ruby Jewel
03/21/2009 10:25.28 PM Report This Comment  
  Welcome Ruby Jewel!
You sure are beautiful!! Here is a vote for you :-)

Come visit me, Little Wing & P.G.T. Beauregard.

03/21/2009 08:15.59 PM Report This Comment  
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