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Old 01-13-2012, 07:34 PM
 
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I have a Blue & Gold macaw who has owned me for 18 years. A family friend had an emergency, and had to leave home for a couple of weeks. So I am pet sitting for her Princess of Wales parakeet.

My three cats are used to my macaw but,they are very interested in this tiny visitor bird. I have to watch them closely so they don't get too close.
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Old 01-13-2012, 07:38 PM
 
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If the bird is in the cage, he will be fine.
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Old 01-13-2012, 07:39 PM
 
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I have a Blue & Gold macaw who has owned me for 18 years.
Go play with a Green Cheek Conure when you get a chance and tell me that it's not just like a mini-macaw in personality and also in look.
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Old 01-13-2012, 07:41 PM
 
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The bird has never met a cat, so I was afraid that my cats might scare him.
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Old 01-13-2012, 07:44 PM
 
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The bird has never met a cat, so I was afraid that my cats might scare him.
Well, then introduce them with you there, and ofcourse, with the birds safely in its cage.
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Old 01-13-2012, 08:25 PM
 
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I would keep the bird in a room where the cats can't get near him. It doesn't matter if they can't reach into the cage. They can terrify him, and you'd have a lot of explaining to do if the bird has a fright and breaks a wing or has a heart attack and dies. It's only a couple of weeks.
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Old 01-17-2012, 10:03 AM
 
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I agree w/ Yzette to keep the bird in a separate room away from the cats. I had one of my cats lift the cage door to my daughter's Bourke and let it out and chase it down the hall. Don't take the chance. Little birds can die of fright.
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