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Charlie was an import that was used as a breeder until his mate passed away, charlie was then sold and later retured to the breeder because charlie was found to be blind. No one knew because his mate was his "eyes." He was given to me by a woman who could no longer keep him. Even though he is blind and "untouchable" I still love him. He has a very gentle soul and I am honored to give him a wonderful home. Even though he is blind he still plays with toys and steps up onto a perch to come out and sit on his playstand to preen and stretch his wings. Charlie has yet to make any noise since he has come to stay with us (except for growling at the vet) I hope that he and sammy can become friends of some sort and charlie will find comfort in sammys chatter. =).

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Hi! My name is Charlie

I am a Timneh African Grey from St. Marys, GA.

Charlie Bird

53 years old   M

Timneh African Grey

Nutra-berries, beak appetite, and grapes. (among others.)

He loves to hang ou on his rope perch and on his play stand.

Backyard breeders who are only in it for the money. =(

That she loves me for who I am even though I am "handicap" and don't let her touch me. And that she is never stingy on the treats. =)

Charlie loves to dunk all of his food in his water bowl so I have to change it at least four times a day. =).

"For me, the sight of a parrot living alone, living inside a cage, deprived of flight, miserably bored, breaks my heart. And the parrot's too perhaps"
My favorite quote from such an amazing woman Dr. Jane Goodall
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10/29/2008 10:20.43 AM  
  Wow
That's very kind of you to open your heart and home for a disabled bird. especially since you can't handle him! That says a lot about the kind of person you are...I also agree with your peeve!
Trance

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03/18/2007 03:35.17 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello Charlie!
Wow! I cannot believe you are almost 50 years old. That is amazing! It is even more amazing that you found such a wonderful mommy! I am so happy that you found a good mommy who takes good care of you and gives you good food and even lets you have play time. I think though that your mom is trying to trick you by feeding you grapes. You really need to try blueberries. They are much better. Sorry, I don't really like grapes except for throwing. You still should try those blueberries. Anyway, here is a vote for an amazing birdie with an amazing mommy.

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03/17/2007 03:01.01 PM Report This Comment  
  46 yrs!!!!!
You don't look a day over 35!

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03/08/2007 06:58.21 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Again!
Hi again, Charlie! I decided to come visit you again. I voted for you again cause I think you're tops!

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02/24/2007 12:16.20 PM Report This Comment  
  What a handsome little old man you are. It is so wonderful that you have found such a caring person to love and care for you. 45 with alot of personality and living a great life. Hugs & scritches for you! And a vote!

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02/13/2007 06:54.46 AM Report This Comment  
  Hello Charlie
What a great story. It's nice to know that you are taking care of Charlie. It really does take a special person to take are of Charlie and he is very lucky. I guess you both are very lucky. Could you tell me what diet Charlie is on since he has lived so many years???
Thank you.

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02/02/2007 08:17.58 AM Report This Comment  
  WOW CHARLIE!!! YOU ROCK!

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01/24/2007 11:51.30 AM Report This Comment  
  Hello Charlie; Wow 45 look good even afterthing that has happened. I am so glad you have that home now.

Diane, New Smyrna Beach,, FL.

12/03/2006 04:03.00 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi, Charlie! We're so happy for you to have found such a great home! Let's hear it for special-needs birds!

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11/26/2006 06:52.00 PM Report This Comment  
  Charlie is very lucky to have found such a wonderful person to care for him. What a great story, I love happy endings.

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11/25/2006 01:55.00 PM Report This Comment  
  What a wonderful story! I am so glad you and Charlie found each other -- I can tell how much you love him. My Timneh is 2 and I love him. His name is Smarty and he has a page on here (and so does my Sun Conure).

Come visit me, Miggy, Calvin passed away July 16, 2008, Smarty, Silky & Jacinta.

11/17/2006 07:58.00 AM Report This Comment  
  Your story is very touching. I am sorry to hear about your past, but youre so lucky that you have the wonderful life that you have now.

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11/16/2006 06:23.00 PM Report This Comment  
  Such a beautiful, and lucky bird.

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