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Tweeter (Cfirek)

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I was brought to my first home out of two for my owner's birthday. Little did I know who she was.

I was smothered in love, petted until I couldn't stand it and even allowed her to put me on her finger.

That all changed after two or so years of moving to mt new home. This was when the EVIL Coco (even though my owner plays with her *shudder*) struck. I was climbing up a perch when i was attacked by the lovebird who had come out of her cage when my owner had left to get water for the bowls.

I was crippled for life after the vet's wouldn't take me in because (quote) "We have no avian vet. We cannot look at this bird because we are not specialists."

My owner was furious. She and her mother tried to save my legs from getting infected by applying some sort of liquid with a paintbrush but I lost one of them anyway. Now, here I am, on my comfy little rug with mirrors and a bottomless cage. It's not all THAT bad but I'd do anything to sit with my adopted brother Parsly again. Or fly for that matter as my delicate balance that allowed me to fly was disrupted and also disallowed me to fly higher than a few inches or on a planned course.

But then again, I'd have never gotten so many head rubs.
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Hi! My name is Tweeter (Cfirek)

I am a Budgerigar from Daytona Beach, FL.

Tweet, Chicky-chicken, fuzzy chicken, chicken, eagle, peg-leg chicken.

11 years old   M


Sun flower seeds (Yum!) and lettuce (BIG lettuce).

The countless mirrors on my cage, the food dish and under Coco's cage; just out of her sight.

The human hand scares me a bit and Coco... *shudder* I hate the little monster.

She gives me head rubs even if I don't want one and I get lettuce almost everyday; that is, if Parsly doesn't eat it first.

I'm not much for habits anymore..


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  Hiya Sweetheart
You are so adorable!!!!!! I left you a vote. : ) i would appreciate it if you would leave me a vote too.

Come visit me, Copland.

10/03/2009 10:23.53 AM Report This Comment  
oh poor of you it happened the same thing to me just that i lost a finger and not a leg, lovebirds can be so agressive sometimes wish that Murzys relationship with me changes one day....
heres a vote


Come visit me, Murzy & Mercury.

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08/23/2009 12:22.11 PM Report This Comment  
Thanks everyone for the comments and votes. I guess Tweeter does look like Chevy.

At Maki: You guessed right. It is a name from the cartoon. I watched it when I was little and Cfirek (misspelled name of Cwirek, or so my mom says) seemed the obvious name for a loud little bird. :)

Come visit me, Tweeter (Cfirek), Parsly & Coco.

08/21/2009 03:26.11 PM Report This Comment  
  Hey Tweeter
You look a lot like my brother Chevy just with a white tail you should come by and see us all, left you a vote, April.

Come visit me, Kai ~*Treasured Memories*~, Pearl *Treasured Memories*, Aries *Treasured Memories*, Chevy ~*Treasured Memories*~, April ~*Treasured Memories*~, Squirt, Ivory ~*Treasured Memories*~, Sagittarius, Herbie and Clover & Munchkin.

08/19/2009 08:21.01 PM Report This Comment  
  welcome to bird channel
welcome to bc. we all love in here, we get to vote, do contests, lots to read, lots of pretty birdies.and make lots of friends. heres a vote for you.

Come visit me, STARBUCK, PEANUT & jazzy.

08/19/2009 06:34.26 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Cutie!
Sorry to hear about what happened to you. I'm glad you get all the love and attantion, though. You deserve it! Cfirek sounds like a name from a Polish cartoon about a birdie. My Mom is Polish :-) I left you a vote.

Come visit me, MAKI & Roger.

08/18/2009 04:28.31 PM Report This Comment  
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