If you’ve decided a dog, cat or other fur-covered creature isn’t right for you, you might be intrigued by the idea of an exotic bird as a companion animal, but it’s important to learn all you can about owning one before you take the plunge. Birds are incredibly high maintenance pets and many have very long lifespans.
Many people mistakenly believe pets kept in cages require little more than food, water, and clean surroundings. The fact is no animal is designed by nature to be confined to a cage, and exotic birds in particular, like parrots, require a great deal of daily attention and interaction with their owners.
There is an abundance of homeless birds in need of rescuing. If you think a bird would make an excellent companion for your family, please adopt.
Here we offer a few fun facts about 10 popular companion birds that will give you some insight into their wonderful personalities, as well as an idea of the time and commitment they require from their human owners.
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