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Buttons (1987 - 2006)

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I wanted a parrot, so I thought I'd start out small. Turns out the only thing small about BUTTONS was her height. She had the heart and soul of an eagle and the companionship of a Amazon. She was larger than life to me. I treasured her every single day of her life.

While I was on vacation last August, she died peacefully in her cage. It must have been a heart attack. She was not ill or slight.

My poor husband had to call me and tell me the sad news. He saved her for me (in the fridge) so I could bury my dear friend and companion myself. I love him for that.
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Hi! My name is Buttons (1987 - 2006)

I am a Cockatiel from Tampa, FL.

Butt-bird and Pretty -

IN MEMORY OF BUTTONS - she died last August at the age of 18. She was my first bird, and I loved her with all my heart. I miss her soft, yet firm TWEEEEEP!!! She loved to be held - and I'd put my nose to her little orange cheek patches and rub. She'd make the sweetest little sounds. And if you stopped to soon, she'd hiss and put her beak on your nose! She never bit anyone in her entire life. She is an angel - and I miss her so very, very much.

28 years old   F


She loved grapes, spaghetti, and millet.

With me....anywhere I was.

She probably loved the way I rubbed her little orange cheek patches. We called it SPOT RUBBINS!


Fly free little angel - until we meet again Momma LOVES you and misses you VERY MUCH!.

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10/29/2008 10:20.43 AM  
Here's a vote in memory of precious little Buttons. I understand your frief as I lost my precious little budgie, Bobbie 2 yrs. ago. Unfortunately we oly had her for 2 yrs. She was a rescue. But I have the joy of knowing that those were the best 2 yrs. of her life, as I'm sure you do as well. May God comfort your heart. Feathered Hugs and love from Daisy, Little Lucy and their Mommy, Susan

Come visit me, Finnegan - 5K...YIPPEE!! THANK YOU FRIENDS!, Daisy - R.I.P. - BOTW 9/17-9/23/07 & Miss Lucy Blue - FAREWELL TO MY BELOVED FRIENDS.

11/01/2007 05:11.53 AM Report This Comment  
  So sorry
Hi Lori,
Lola's Mom and flock here. Thank you for coming by her page. Your Buttons was so beautiful and I am sure she is showing Lola the ropes at The Bridge. I have a Blind Cockatiel here named Burgin who is 24 this year. He is really do well even with his handicap. It's amazing how they can grab a hold of your heart and never let go.
Have a great weekend,
Wing Hugs,
Amy and Flock

Come visit me, Rocky, Sadie Rest In Peace My Sweet Baby, Rocky & Me Morgan.

10/13/2007 04:42.12 AM Report This Comment  
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Hi Buttons, You may have met my sweet tiel Digger at the Rainbow Bridge. You both can hang out and play together till we meet up again.
Buttons, your mom misses you a lot but you gave her 18 yrs of pure love, what a treat. I lost Digger after only having him 8 yrs, I didn't know his age as we found him outside, he also was in good health when he suddenly passed. Your mom and I will always treasure our memories of out sweet tiels.

I have a tiel Maxi who is 15yrs old so far and is in good health. Maybe he will make it to 16 or more.

Rest in Peace sweet Buttons and keep a watch over your mom.

Teri, Joliet, IL.

10/11/2007 09:55.19 PM Report This Comment  
  So sorry to hear about your loss
Amazing 18 years old. You gave her a loving home and wonderful years of joy. She was beautiful. And a very thoughtful husband :)

Diane, New Smyrna Beach,, FL.

10/07/2007 06:43.40 PM Report This Comment  
  I'm sorry for your loss of Buttons, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your memories of her with us, I enjoyed reading about her. Here is our vote for you.

Come visit me, Paul.

10/06/2007 08:13.22 PM Report This Comment  
So sorry to hear about Buttons but they say it is better to have loved then never loved at all. I hope your hurt gets easier as time passes. Here is a vote for all your memories. Cheech to you later.

Come visit me, ~~Gus~~ & Chi chi RIP my sweet girl..

10/06/2007 06:04.27 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi from Buddy and Lil Bird
You must have taken such wonderful care of Buttons for her to live such a long life. God bless you and her.

Come visit me, Buddy !!!, Little Bird & Gracie*.

10/05/2007 08:23.48 PM Report This Comment  
  i am so sorry about buttons.i hate when birds pass upon Rainbow bridge.but we know that we gave them a great life and we will always treasure the moments and the memories.she will be in all of our my birds will always be in mine.....have a great time thinking of buttons.gave a vote.

Come visit me, ozzy~flew away 21 April, 2010~, bonzi, lucky and butterball, tweiker,dexter and blueberry, sonny, kettle, tulip~R.I.P. 8-31-08~, patch~passed away 6/13/07~, kiwi, cinnamon (flew away in 2003), silver, spice, storm, baby, snow, blade, tweety, cricket, lightning, patchy~passed on.3-3-08, peeps(passed away 6-16-07), sky *R.I.P. 12/25/08* & cloud and spirit.

10/05/2007 07:08.23 PM Report This Comment  
  greetings from shannigans
I am very sorry to hear that Buttons has passed onto the Rainbow Bridge. I know you miss her terribly. You have a great husband. Treasure the memories and she will be back again.

Come visit me, Babycakes, Snigglefritz, Pumpkin, HALDIR AND PINK LADY, Sparkle and I am lost, escaped my cage, Shadow & Shananigans.

10/05/2007 06:31.53 PM Report This Comment  
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