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Old 09-14-2015, 04:27 PM
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Hello All ! Just recently, I noticed Ace has been regurgitating to his favorite toy. I'm pretty sure he wasn't vomiting because his eyes were pinning and he has been acting very healthy and happy . I understand that this is a hormonal behavior and means he sees the toy as his mate. Should I remove the toy and replace it with a new one? If so, Ace is very attached to this toy, what would be the best way to remove the toy without making him upset or frustrated? Thanks!

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Hi there!
You can slowly wean your budgie off his toy by redirecting his attention to something else. When you see him going to the toy, you can get close to the cage and start interacting with him, maybe offer him a tasty treat.
You can also spend some quality time with him when he's having out of cage time and introduce a couple new toys to him. By limiting the time your budgie has with his favourite toy and replacing it for a new and different one, it will be easier for him to let go.
When it comes to toys, it's best to avoid anything that has a mirror or really shiny surfaces where a budgie can see its reflection.
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Thank you so much Aluz I think I might have a few toys in mind He normally will come and sit with me while I'm on the computer or doing other work so, we get a healthy amount of quality time. Thanks for the reply
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