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Blue-and-Gold Macaw from Cheboygan, MI
Renegade

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I rescued her from an abusive situation where she was very ill from neglect. I was asked to "bird sit" her and two other birds during the winter months. Living in Northern Michigan our winters are severe. The owner of these birds was spending the winter using wood heat. He used the heating situation as an excuse to get rid of them. He never came back to get them and has never asked about them either. They were in terrible shape and were diagnosed with Beak and Feather. Renegade could not eat because she had a thoat infection. She was frighted and had obviously been abused as well as neglected. That was three years ago and now she is free of beak and feather and doing very well. We have our annual physical's just to be sure all is well. We did lose one of the birds "Popcorn" a Goffins Cockatoo. She died this winter from being egg bound. We were unable to get to the vet (1 hours drive from us)in time. A wonderful little bird and I mourn her death..

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Hi! My name is Renegade

I am a Blue-and-Gold Macaw from Cheboygan, MI.

sweet cheeks

35 years old   F

Blue-and-Gold Macaw

crackers and toast

On top of her cage

She doesn't have any. She is just a gentle passive bird.

She has been kind to me and thinks I'm beautiful even though I have feather issues

In the evening she likes to talk very quietly, almost a whisper. She calls "Moma", "Love you" and "What". She also likes to get down from her cage when no one is looking and walk across the floor and climb up the side of Danny's cage. She then sits on the top of his cage. When people come in she quickly gets down and runs across the room into the next room where her cage is..

Mutual love, respect and trust result in a beautiful relationship..

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  Hi Renegade
Just stopping by to say hello. How have you been? Hope to hear from you soon and tell me what's new with you. Sent you A vote. Your friend Sunny.

Come visit me, Sunny.

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08/03/2010 10:33.11 AM  
  Hi Renegade
How have you been? My Mom and I have entered A contest callin all Bird Moms.You can start to vote Mon May 24. If you don't have anyone to vote for, we would like for you to vote for us,just go to calling all bird Mom,s and vote. I'll talk to you later. Your friend Sunny.

Come visit me, Sunny.

05/23/2010 08:32.13 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Rnegade
I hope your Mom is doing ok after her surgery.Just wanted to check in on you guys and say hi. Talk to you later,your little buddy Sunny.

Come visit me, Sunny.

05/20/2010 06:48.14 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Renegade
How lucky you are to have peacocks, my mom and I have never seen one in real life. I'm kinda afraid of birds bigger than I am. I'm sure I wouldn't be afraid of you because you are so nice.It won't be long before mom puts in her garden and I get to eat fresh vegetables,love it......How have you been doing? Say hello to the flock. sent you A vote.

Come visit me, Sunny.

04/21/2010 05:44.57 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Renegade
What have you been up to? The weather is very warm here. How is the weather there? There is A birdfeeder outside of my window and I love to watch the birds. sometimes I tell them hello, but they never answer me back. Then I usually get mad and yell at them,but that just makes them fly away. Still I love it when the windows are open.

Come visit me, Sunny.

04/05/2010 01:24.15 PM Report This Comment  
  Happy Spring!
Hi Renegade, Thank you for your note. I'm not the plucker, my buddy Apollo is. He's still plucking and thankfully his tail feathers are coming back in. He plucks everything except his wings and head. He had a bath the other day and mom wrapped him in a warm towel to keep him warm. It's the weekend and I hope you and your mates enjoy! Thanks so much for visiting me again.

Come visit me, Apollo, Aries & Sunshine.

03/26/2010 07:25.50 AM Report This Comment  
  Phew!
Hi Renegade,
This is Aries the plucker. Just wanted to stop by to see if you have any new feathers coming in?? Sad to say, I don't. Well, hope you had a good St. Patty's Day!

Come visit me, Apollo, Aries & Sunshine.

03/17/2010 05:46.47 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello Renegade,
Nice to talk with you again. How are you? I sent A vote your way. I'm doing great my Momma and Daddy bought me two toys that you shred and there are treats inside. I really like that. I'll talk to you later.

Come visit me, Sunny.

03/14/2010 08:07.50 AM Report This Comment  
  Thank you
Hi thanks for visiting my boys and girls (Aries, Apollo & Sunshine). Apollo is the plucker and like your boy, I just can't figure out why they do that. He almost lost his life as he self mutilated himself in the beginning. What a helpless little creature he was. He's full of personality and a bit of a biter. He loves to talk...his favorite thing to say is "what are you doing." He can say this 5/6 times in a row! It's so funny. Well, I hope to see you around!

Come visit me, Apollo, Aries & Sunshine.

03/04/2010 11:32.24 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Renegade
You are A beautiful bird and I can tell you are loved A lot. I sent A vote your way.

Come visit me, Sunny.

03/03/2010 09:17.38 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Renegade!
Thanks for stopping by! I am so glad you have a new home. Some awesome mommies and daddies just have to save little sweethearts like yourself. I am glad your mommy and daddy are wonderful like that. Stop by and say hi anytime. We are new here and want to meet as many bird-lovers as we can. We have issues with the blues getting along and hope to find some friends with great ideas! We don't live by many other bird-lovers so we have run out of people to ask questions! Take care of your feathered family!

Come visit me, Jack Daniels, Captain Morgan, August Rayne, Snap Dragon, Tequila Sunrise & Ginger Bread.

02/24/2010 09:34.05 PM Report This Comment  
  Too Cold to go out for a grooming!
Hello, my friends & thank you for your note! Did you live on the Greenfield that is off of North Union Street in Bangor Township across from Jamie's Dairy?

Come visit me, Fiesta.

01/31/2010 06:25.11 PM Report This Comment  
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01/27/2010 01:01.16 PM  
  Hi Renegade!
Thank you for stopping by. All of my flock were rescued by mom and dad. Thay can't say no when someone is trying to get rid of their bird! We all get along pretty well. Last night dad gave all of us a shower! I don't like showers, but mom says maybe my feathers will grow back in if I shower more. I especially don't like to be misted! I guess I'm just a "dirty bird". LOL Mom & dad love me even though I don't have any feathers. I talk to them all day, and call "mama" when I lose sight of mom. Stop by again
COCO, CASSIE, BERT, LEFTY, DORA

Come visit me, Cassie, LEFTY, PUNKIN, CHARLIE, Coco & Bert.

01/27/2010 03:06.05 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Renegade
Thank you so much for visiting and the compliment (hope it doesn't go to my head) and of course the vote, I also love your flock and don't feel so bad about the plucked feathers. My brother Groucho is a feather plucker from way back, mom tried everything, more toys, drugs, collars, he just wanted to pluck but he is healthy and loved and now so are you. That makes you one beautiful bird. Come see us again.
Chuy and the gang.

Come visit me, Chuy, Groucho & Cha Cha.

01/26/2010 11:06.22 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Renegade
You are very handsome. I am so glad you found a forever home. I have a frother that is a B&G but hes a spoiled brat. Heres a vote for you. Fly by and see us sometime.****Max***

Come visit me, Indigo*Fly Free Bailey and Sunny, Corona Thinking of Hulk, Bella, Chesty**Fly Free Baileybird*, Macalune-Loves Paulie**Vote Roscoe 151531 BOTM!, Tampa *Always in our hearts***, Soldier Jerry**What a Surprise! Thank You Everyone, Holly, Captain Loves Squeaky & Cheetah **Fly Free Bailey**.

01/14/2010 08:54.48 AM Report This Comment  
  Hello!
We are sure happy to hear that you and your flockmates got such a wonderful home! Glad that you guys were rescued from such awful circumstances! Sorry about the loss of Popcorn... I'm sure she was very happy in your loving care. Here is a vote for you gorgeous!

Hugs and snugs,

Santa Chicklet and elves

Come visit me, In loving memory of my beloved Joey, Cleo, Chicklet, Poppy- Goodbye Joey my love, Jazz & Sunny.

12/04/2009 07:58.03 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello will you be my friend? I voted for you!

Amber, Bangor, ME.

11/12/2009 12:19.58 PM Report This Comment  
  Renegade, dahling!
Thank you so much for stopping by my blog!
My word, you are beautiful! Are you an avian princess also, perhaps in disguise?
~HRH Princess Bonnet von Hathat

Come visit me, Sky, Castle, HRH Princess Bonnet von Hathat, Primrose & Lemon Pepper.

11/06/2009 11:57.08 AM Report This Comment  
  Hey Big Bird !!
thought I'd stop by for a visit. My neighbors have a big guy like you. I think ya'lll are awesome !! Here's a vote for you!!

Come visit me, Cicero & Sqawky.

10/24/2009 09:53.57 AM Report This Comment  
  Welcome to the club
06/13/2009 01:12.51 AM Report This Comment  
  Welcome Renegade!
You sure are a beautiful girl and what a pretty flock you have. :) Here's a vote for you. Fly on by sometime.
Gandalf and gang

Come visit me, Clyde, BC Spa (closed for renovations), Raven, Rest in peace, sweet Lola. Page #262648!!!, Luca, Apollo, Gandalf & Lyzo.

05/21/2009 09:30.21 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi
hey welcome to BC. I think you look beautiful!!
Here's a vote for you

Come visit me, Daisy May, Skippy, Sabastian, Amilla, Sweet Pea, Dotty, Peabody, Cupcake & Willy.

05/20/2009 04:22.59 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi
Welcome to BC! You have a cool name.

Come visit me, Finnigan.

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