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Old 05-31-2015, 01:00 PM
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Well they have been together for a while now and I think they are enjoying their new cage. Haha so am I - I enjoy rearranging it - many times

Louis is the smallest but most lively budgie I have ever had - he never sits still for a second - he is either playing with his toys, eating or tormenting Sunny Jim. Oh and singing and head bobbing too. He has been moulting and I think his hormones are kicking in - he tried to get very friendly with the top of his spiral perch and wouldn't let Sunny near - so I have swapped it for another multi perch swing.

They haven't bonded, though once I did see them kiss each other

Most of the time I am not sure if they are getting on or not. They have had quite a few beak bashing sessions and Louis likes to pull Sunny's tail and once he tried to bite his back.

There is plenty of room to get away from each other if they want to.

I'm hoping things will settle down soon.

One good thing - Louis has started eating some veggies - romaine lettuce and green beans seem to be his favourite so far, but only if they are hung near a high perch. He wouldn't touch them when I chopped them up and put them in a dish.

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Sue,

It sounds as though things are going well.
It's great that Louis has decided he likes his veggies and trained you with regard to how to properly serve them.


I have a couple of males that each initially were "tail pullers" of their respective cagemate, but over time that behavior stopped and now they each are best buddies with the one they used to "tease".
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I'm glad they're settling in a little bit better now Sounds like Sunny Jim and Louis will soon be best of friends, tail-pulling non withstanding
Good job Louis for eating your greens!
Glad to hear about the progress!
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Old 05-31-2015, 04:59 PM
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Wow... good job on the veggies and with the new cage. It also sounds like you are doing a great job keeping abreast of the quibbling.
Thanks for the update.
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Thanks for the update 😊
They sound like an entertaining little pair and I'm sure they are just sitting out the pecking order and will be inseparable soon
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