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Old 06-23-2015, 09:01 AM
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Red face Barry's new lifestyle

You may recall a few weeks ago my post about Barry the female budgie who came to stay on her holidays while her owners were overseas. Well she was with us for 3.5 weeks and we had a great time (once she decided that we weren't going to eat her after all )

Well this morning started off with a series of messages from her owners wondering where the real Barry was and what happened to their budgie!

Apparently she was never as lively and hyper as she is now flying around and singing non stop however they were wondering how to get her to eat

It turns out that Barry now won't eat unless her budgie sounds are playing in the background - oops!
It's so funny because they had to download the budgie sounds album today for her! Lol - I had it on repeat 24/7 for her After the initial objection from them to do so, I soon got a text to say they did it - followed by another confirming that she was now digging into her vegetables

I had also introduced her to millet which she never had before and I sent a big bag of it home with her when she was leaving along with a cuddly blanket which she became accustomed to

Now she expects pedicures, beak shine and head massages daily hahaha - I'm not sure if I'll be allowed to budgie-sit her again

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Old 06-23-2015, 09:07 AM
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Niamh --

I know the truth -- You really tried to spoil Barry to the point her owners would decide it would be easier for you to just keep her!

It sounds like you created a true little Diva in the time she was with you.

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How amazing is that, why Barrie learnt an awful lot in the small amount of time staying at the exclusive Budgie Spa and luxury holiday Resort
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Old 06-23-2015, 09:16 AM
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Hahaha I have to admit we certainly enjoyed our time and we got into the routine of her chirping a little tune and me repeating it back to her every morning (the same specific tune that she came up with)
And yes her owners did reference the same thing about her wanting to stay
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Oh, my, you did spoil the little thing! Once you've had the best, they say there's no going back

That happens every time I babysit Buckwheat (the amazon parrot). Since he's bonded to me, he gets scritches and special snack mix I make him and unlimited shoulder time, and when he has to go back to his owners, he tries to attack them for the first week or so after
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that is awesome lol
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Hehe I'm with Deborah you have created a diva How wonderful that someone spoils even other peoples animals with love and treats, even if it was to the point of divaness. Definitely should open a bird sitting service.
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it sounds like it was the budgie taking a luxury vacation at your place.

I tell you what, if you promise me that he'll be eating vegetables when we pick him up, I'll book Clouds in with you in July
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Hahaha you spoilt that budgie for sure!! I also share this with you, because my friends would leave their canaries to me for babysitting and their cages would return to their owners full of new things inside them! I guess spoiling means love and care for us budgie owners
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How sweet... maybe Barry's owners will decide she's too much for them now and bring her back to the spa!
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