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When I was a baby, my brother gnawed my leg down to the bone and it had to be amputated. Some people weren't sure if I'd make it, but my mommy loved me too much and wouldn't give up on me! She took me home and I became part of the family! Now I'm a happy boy and I have just as much spunk as any other bird!. Awards
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Hi! My name is Gimpy

I am a Green-Cheeked Conure from Reno, NV.


10 years old   M

Green-Cheeked Conure


I like to hang from the top of my cage and swing my way across.

My Mommy and Daddy have a little Pikachu stuffed animal and it scares me! I also hate purple pellets.

My mommy loves to cuddle me and carry me around in her palm. Since I only have one leg, it's hard for me to perch, but I love being carried around! I also like it when she preens the pinfeathers I can't get to.

I leave all the purple pellets in my food dish and eat all the other colors..

One leg, twice the personality!.

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  Hi Gimpy, Sweet Cheeks here flying by to leave you a vote. Mom says you are such a cutie :) Have a wonderful Christmas.

Pecks & hugs

Come visit me, Cheeks.

12/24/2010 03:34.44 PM Report This Comment  
  What a cutie!
11/05/2010 08:49.43 PM Report This Comment  
  Awwww so cute
your a doll, and I'm so glad to find some family ... My name is Mr. Blu. and I give you a vote. =)

Come visit me, BINGO.

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10/29/2008 10:20.43 AM  
  Hey There
Thanks for the vote and the visit. I get about very well. My mommy let me fully flighted so I can balance an do other things. I don't fly well though. I have difficulty landing so I walk and climb. We finally got a few minutes on the computer! Just flying by to say hi and beak the vote thingy for you. All is well here. After a week of rain the last few days have been heaven. We have been allowed to see the outside again! Take care now. Birdy hugs

Come visit me, Skippy *06-05-06*, George *10-2-01*, Baby *6-26-07* & Sassy *4-4-01*.

04/17/2008 10:06.12 AM Report This Comment  
That's OK, I haven't been on in quite a while either. Here's a vote for you! -Beaker

Come visit me, Jack Sparrow II & Beaker.

12/07/2007 04:22.40 PM Report This Comment  
Poor baby, i'm so glad you made it. I would NEVER let my brother Abercrombie eat my leg! i need both of them! my aunt always preened my pinfeathers but my mommy knew better than to touch the ones of my head b/c i BITE! i dont like pinfeathers, i wonder who does... ~Jolie~

N, N, SD.

11/08/2007 04:58.21 PM Report This Comment  
Hello, my name is Beaker, I'm stopping by to give you a vote! That's too bad about your leg, but don't worry, it just makes you more unique! I once knew a budgie like me who was missing a leg, a very nice person took care of her. -BEAKER

Come visit me, Jack Sparrow II & Beaker.

11/04/2007 08:41.43 AM Report This Comment  
  Helo Gimpy!
A little birdie told me all about you and said that we should meet. My moms (I have two) found me at a bird show here about a month ago and just had to take me home with them. My moms have several lovebirds but I'm the youngest one. A lot of the other lovies aren't being very nice to me so far. However, I had the funnest time playing on the hanging playground that one of my moms made for us. I hope you can come by and visit me. Here's a vote for you! Birdie hugs, Honey Bun

Come visit me, Miss Mimi Molly May Aug 5, 2012 Gone WIth My Heart, Sweetie, Dew Drop Aug 5, 2012 Gone With My Heart, Siesta-July 22, 2012 Gone with my heart!, Twinkie, Cookie, Honey Bun-04-11-2011 Gone With a Piece of My Heart, Cera-Once in a lifetime BBF-miss u! 2015, Jingle- BOTW April 26-May 3, 2009 & Murray (Oct 12, 2009 RIP-We miss You!).

10/31/2007 02:33.48 AM Report This Comment  
  Hay Hay Hay,Gimpster
Guess who ? I can't belive it's been this long sence I was here last to say hi, July was the last time, and it looks like I was the last one by to see you, Iam so sorry it took me so long to come by again, but I want to tell you hello and give you a vote! I was visiting with Leo Maximillun just now and I thought of you, so I flew rigth over, he's a love bird and a member on the channel sence April like me only he joined before me, any way, I noticed he only had 9 votes sence he joined. So I thought maybe you may go over and say hi too. Hope all is well with you, come by and visit with me soon,

Come visit me, Pe~air, Jeepers, Chiger, REO, Sweet Pea & PEEPERS.

10/30/2007 09:21.05 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi there
Hi ya Gimpy, Peepers here from savannah, ga. I am Jeepers playmate,just wanted to come by and say Hi to you I am a nanday / Sun conure, Jeepers is a Sun, we conures are so cool don't you think. You are a real cutie my mommy says. I like hang agound too, mom's starting to call me clinger, cause I hang under my perch stand and when she walks by I jump on to her and cling to her leg. Hee Hee hee I love to do that,it's so much fun!! Thanks for coming by to see me here's a vote for you! Peepers ps. Mom say's she will send you some of those cool toys if you want, just email her your address at We have a lot and would love to share! They are cool toys mom goes to thrift stores and auctions and gets real human baby toys cause they are safe for us to play with, and we can't eat them up. Well so long again !(*V*) Peepers

Come visit me, Pe~air, Jeepers, Chiger, REO, Sweet Pea & PEEPERS.

07/24/2007 08:44.02 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Lil Guy;
You sure are a cute one!!Mom and I read about you on Stubby's page and wanted to see you.We have a Nanday here at our house and mom just loves to snuggle him.She would like to do that to you too if she got a chance.Im not one to snuggle scratch,my head and go away.Your mom
is 1 in a million like my mom!!I am a rescue who had issues and mom didnt know the first thing about birds!I have been here synce Sept 06 the road is long but we will travel it together!!Hope you have a great weekend!
Stop by some time.Pete

Come visit me, Padro, Peter In Loveing Memory, Princess Arwen, Tinkerbell Neel, Chaco In loveing memory & Chewy.

07/01/2007 07:45.17 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi ya Gimpy!
You are so cute my mommy say's guess I think so too but I know conurs are cute I am one too! I am a sun conure, and my playmate is a Nanday Sun, we are sorry to hear about your misshap,it must be tuff not being able to perch but like you said it's great to be carried around by a mommy who loves you. Come and visit us when you get a chance. Keep Peepen' Jeepers of Savannah,GA. birdie Kisses XXXXXXXX

Come visit me, Pe~air, Jeepers, Chiger, REO, Sweet Pea & PEEPERS.

06/19/2007 06:38.41 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Gimpy from Tobias
Thanks for the compliment, My mom thinks I am cute too. Yes those are two of my babies. My mom gave one baby to her x-husband and she sold the other one. My wife (Delicious, as in the apple) is a cinnimon green cheek. I have another baby who hatched not too long ago, mom took him away from me a couple of days ago. He or she is looking like it's mother. So far they all look like their mother. When mom gets her batteries put in the camera maybe she can take a picture of him and let him have his own blog. Will let you know. It has been a pleasure Gimpy. Mom really loves to look at your picture, you look sooo sweet, are you? I know I look sweet but I can be a BEAR.. especially if you mess with my babies.

Come visit me, Grover, Mr. Wiggles, Kisses, Sir Poops Alot & Tobias.

06/15/2007 09:54.07 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi from Tobias
Your name says it all. Nice choice, I love it. And YOU... ooooh what a nice looking bird you are. Makes my mommy wanna come your way and just pick you up and love you to death. Don't worry, that is just a term. You have a great family and that is all that matters. Take care Gimpy Sent a vote your way

Come visit me, Grover, Mr. Wiggles, Kisses, Sir Poops Alot & Tobias.

06/11/2007 06:17.11 AM Report This Comment  
  A vote from Gabby
Hi Gimpy,

Just stopping by for a quick visit and to vote for you. I think you're so cute! Thanks for visiting me too.

Come visit me, Maui, Kona, Gizmo & Gabby.

05/14/2007 09:42.55 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi from Miss Pookie Parrot
I think you are very resilient and brave. And am very glad you have such a loving family. Thank you for visiting me.

Come visit me, Miss Pookie Parrot & Bodhi Parrot.

05/12/2007 05:42.43 AM Report This Comment  
  Hello from Gabby
Hi Gimpy! It's great to meet you. I don't have toes on one foot, so I kinda know what you go through with your leg. It's funny you don't like the purple pellets, I don't like the yellow ones! I'll send you my yellow ones and you send me your purple ones, okay? Have a good week-end! Gabby and flock

Come visit me, Maui, Kona, Gizmo & Gabby.

05/11/2007 10:20.13 PM Report This Comment  
You are so cute!! Thanks for stopping by a little while back!

Come visit me, Disney.

05/06/2007 06:08.59 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Gimpy
You are just so precious! Glad you have a loving home. Here's a vote for you, and have a Happy Birdday!

Your new friends, Skylar(moustache parakeet)& family

Sandy, Lincoln City, OR.

04/28/2007 07:52.32 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Gimpy
I just had to come and see you. I was almost 3 months old when I got my foot injured. I can walk on it a little, but still can't really perch on it. I am learning. I did not lose my foot though. They think I will be able to use it again. Nice to meet you. Here's a vote for you. My brother Harley was BOTW on Monday, but brother Scratch was on Tuesday...not sure what happened, as we thought a bird of the week was for a least they kept it in the family~~Xerxes


04/25/2007 10:40.56 AM Report This Comment  
I had my Mommy throw a vote your way, because you are just too cute! I'm sorry to hear about your leg but at least you are happy in your home. Mommy's are the best! I'm a snuggle bug too. It's one of my favorite things to do! Write back soon! XOXOXO, Leilani

Come visit me, Leilani.

04/25/2007 03:50.31 AM Report This Comment  
  Hello from Kiwi, here's a vote for you,
Stay Sweet, Kiwi

Come visit me, Kiwi, Greenlee, Jolea Renee (formerly Brutus), Sundance R.I.P. Sweetheart, Popeye RIP my sweet baby girl...... & Jack.

04/24/2007 02:21.22 PM Report This Comment  
  gutem morgen Gimpy
to be a big mommys boy is the best,right my friend? hihihi i know daddy bought me for mommy,but mommy had hope i would go along with everybody in my flock,but my skin sibbling are afraid of my beak so i know if i just do like i would bite them the go away and that is fun for me,mommy says i have to be nice or she is putting me back in my cage :( hmmmmpffffffff but i know they all love me still very much :)so little man, have to go for now my breakfast is waiting
Talk to you later

Come visit me, PADME"GUS IS MY FUTURE HUSBAND", Leia"I Like Tiki", BOBA, Bly,Commander Bly"I'M A BOY", YODA"FLY FREE BUDDY& ANAKIN,WE' LL MISS YOU", Jango & JABBA R.I.P. 4/20/06 - 11/4/09.

04/24/2007 06:45.54 AM Report This Comment  
  hi guy
you are so cool!! we'd love to see a little video clip of how you do everthing!! how cool are you!?!

Come visit me, Hoachie, Mortimer & Mermel.

04/23/2007 08:20.10 PM Report This Comment  
  hi from lemon and lime
welcome to the club.thanks for stopping by our page. you are a lucky bird to have someone who loves and takes care of you.our mom thinks you a very cute little's a vote from us.

Come visit me, WOODSTOCK -IN MEMORY OF-7/28/2009, JJ -#24973, HEDWIG & LEMON & LIME.

04/23/2007 03:02.24 PM Report This Comment  
  A note from Ben and Jack
04/22/2007 08:31.37 PM Report This Comment  
Gimpy, you are precious! I love your picture! Mom says she wish she could hold you. Mom & I are so glad that your mom didn't give up on you. You are indeed a very special bird with a very special mom! Here's a vote for the "Gimpster"! Love ya, Skittles

Come visit me, Poco, Pico, Bindi - R.I.P. ♥ & Skittles - R.I.P. ♥.

04/22/2007 08:03.40 PM Report This Comment  
  hi from Jango
my mommy says its so nice and great that your mom didn't gave up on you.respect!!!!!my mommy thinks about to get daddy a conure,since i'm a big mommy's boy and just growl and hiss at daddy,but he still loves me and buys me yummy food :)
mommy let you know you are suge a cutie
beaky kisses

Come visit me, PADME"GUS IS MY FUTURE HUSBAND", Leia"I Like Tiki", BOBA, Bly,Commander Bly"I'M A BOY", YODA"FLY FREE BUDDY& ANAKIN,WE' LL MISS YOU", Jango & JABBA R.I.P. 4/20/06 - 11/4/09.

04/22/2007 08:02.29 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi from Gunner
Welcome to the club.Heres a vote for you.You should meet my buddy Lucky he's a special needs bird to.

Come visit me, Gunner, Savannah, Lucky...RIP & Stormy.

04/22/2007 07:50.13 PM Report This Comment  
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