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  1. Parakeet and Cockatiel?

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    I am thinking about getting a companion for my cockatiel so he won't get lonely when no one is home. However, my mom does not want us to get another cockatiel and was wondering if he would do ok with a parakeet instead? I know that it could work sometimes and was wondering how to introduce...
  2. Getting my tiel a friend?

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    Hi all, quick question for you: should I get my tiel a friend? My bird Bella has been so restless lately because she's in season, and my family were wondering whether it would be worth getting her another cockatiel friend to calm her down. Our main concerns are that my mother may develop an...
  3. Vacation issues!

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    Hey, my tiel named Coco is about a year old now. A very happy and jolly bird. Loves to interact with people. Trouble is, I have to travel to my native city now that my semester is over. This holiday is very long, for around 30 days. I have to leave him with a trusted family who loves him (no...
  4. Are budgies enough company?

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    Hello everybody! I have two budgies, and am considering getting a cockatiel. I obviously wouldn't keep them in the same cage, (until I can afford an actual aviary, that is) because I know that budgies can be bossy. I work during the day, though, so I would be worried about it getting lonely...
  5. Worried that my 'tiel's not happy

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    I've had my cockatiel for about 5 years. He had a previous owner who had kept him in a cage in a room and had not tamed him. I have tried very hard to tame him and he will step up on my finger. He has freedom to leave his cage and flies regularly. He also has plenty of toys and good food...