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  1. Travel Carrier for Cockatiel

    Cockatiel Talk
    Hi I am thinking of getting a carrier for my Tiel, I was thinking of purchasing the Trixie Bird Carrier Has anyone used this? Is it any good? I can't help but feel that the bird will just peck through that mesh front. Thanks Lou xx
  2. Taking a 'tiel on the plane?

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    I just got a job in Texas! Exciting, but now I have to move there all the way from New York... cockatiel included. My job starts on August 1st, so I'm going to drive down in a few days to get an apartment, and my mom is going to bring Maya :wf pied: on the plane with her later. Any advice or...
  3. Should I worry with taking my bird with me

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    Today I am leaving around 5 pm. I will be back home tomorrow before 4 pm. My bird is fairly new, and she is just getting used to me. When we brought her home, she did fine in the car and she did fine when we took her to the vet. She is still really shy, but she loves spending time sitting on...
  4. Travel with bird

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    One major concern I have with getting a cockatiel is the home time issue. First is the day to day. We all leave the house from 8am til between 3-6pm. Then bed time is about 10. I am not sure how this will affect the bird's sleep schedule or how well they handle being alone most of the day.( we...
  5. Question about long distance travelling

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    Hello all, First post here, so here it goes. I am a first time cockatiel buyer but unfortunately I have to travel to my Grandparents place for Christmas party and I have to take my cockatiel. The car drive is around 1.5-2 hours drive. Will my cockatiel be able to survive that in a small travel...
  6. Bird Boarding

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    Hey guys, I recently had to go away for a week or so and panicked for a bit about what I was going to do with Peachy. Fortunately I found this webpage: so if you guys ever need someone to board your bird now you...
  7. Relocation with Pets

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    We have had our cockatiel for about 4 months. He is about 6 years old and a rescue. He is not particularly tame and is much better bonded to my partner than me. He hisses at me anytime I come too close, and will definitly bite if I am close enough. We just found out that we will be moving...