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Old 12-17-2016, 11:32 PM
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Hi, i have two budgies and had them for over a year.

Both budgies are hand held and they know me well. Their cage are always open when one of us is home . However on friday im going on vacation to Vancouver. The only person who is staying home is my father and he does not hang out with the birds but he will feed the birds and clean their water everyday when im gone.

if my dad is home he will leave the cage open and will leave the tv on

and if my dad is going out he will leave the light on, leave the cage closed and will leave the tv on

I will be back in two weeks.

Im scared that my budgie might die
A babysitter is not a option

is my budgie safe?

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Old 12-18-2016, 05:42 AM
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Are your budgies familiar with your father and is he able to have them step onto his finger when needed and in case they need to get back into the cage?
If the budgies are allowed to be out then all safety measures must be implemented beforehand (like having all windows closed, all doors leading outdoors closed as well and your father will need to supervise your budgies when they are spending their time out of the cage).

If your father isn't comfortable nor used to handle birds, then it would be best for your budgies to spend the two weeks you will be away safely inside their cages. You can place a few extra toys for them to be occupied.
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Old 12-18-2016, 05:55 AM
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The advice aluz has offered you is spot on.

Please take the time to read through all of the How To Guides, the FAQs and the stickies located at the top of each section of the forum.

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Hi there and to the forums!

aluz has given great advice.

I look forward to hearing more about your budgie and seeing some photos of him when you get a chance!

If you have any questions after reading though the links provided above, please be sure to ask as we'd love to help!

I hope to see you around, best of luck!
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