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HELLO. ok. i just can't. help.

I got my little angel MORE THAN A YEAR AGO and i absolutely HATE him. EVERYBODY DOES. First of all i didn't even want him, so we could say everything started out wrong already. My neighbor LITERALLY FOUND HIM ON THE STREETS BEING ATTACKED BY A GOD **** CAT. :love:(y) So, since I had a cute little angel baby bird lovely god's gift, (a budgie) he decided to give me!!1! ^^ AHAHA, ok, i didn't do research, i just said oh ok i don't think i have time- WHY WOULD YOU LITERALLY REFUSE A NEW LITTEL ANGEL ON YOUR LIFE YOU STUPID :oops: so ok HE ENTERED MY LIFE. i hated him so mcuch omargar
he WOULD scREAM SCREAM SCREAM SCREAM SCREAM SCREAM SCREAM SCREAM SCREAM SCREAM SCREAM SCREAM SCREAM SCREAM SCREAM SCREAM AND THAT WOULD MAKE ME so crazy so crazy so crazy it would make me so sad it would make my day worse. ok. i tolerated it. i searched for advice. more advice. more advice. advice. advice. but it wouldn't stop. i would give him love, stuff to play with, a nice little space, and MONTHS PASSED BY, and guess what. no progress. in fact, this progress just went down :eek:馃樄馃樄馃樄! fast forward, i would give him plants to eat so it would be healthy. everything was starting to improve... and then... the big disaster happened.
one day we found him close to a CARPET. ok hahhaha cockatiels so FUNYYY 馃憣馃憣馃憣
and then i reached my finger so i could take him to eat! haha so cute!

AND THEN HE ATTACKED ME.
ok so it wasn't just a haha so cute attack. HE ATTACKED ME AND BLOOD LEFT OUT OF MY FINGER! HE ATTACKED ME LIKE I WAS KILLING HIS FAMILY. YOU SHOULD SEE MY HAND BC THE INJURIES ARE STILL HERE.
HE LIKED CARPETS NOW! EVERY CARPET THAT SHOWED UP HE WOULD GET ATTACHED TO IT AND THEN CRY LIKE **** IF I TRIED TO INTERACT WITH THE. CARPET. LITERALLY ANYONE HE WOULD ATTACK. i heard its bc he wanted a nest or smth but this thing is not possible to keep and handle.
OUR RELATIONSHIP JUST WENT STRAIGHT DOWN HILL 馃憣馃樄馃憣馃憣:love::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
so i bee liek dats it bic.
BUT I DON'T WANT TO GIVE IT TO SOMEBODY ELSE! he's already used to the environment and routine, and i wouldn't have the courage to. i still have hope i will still one day be friends with him. i watched so many videos. but i need a totoriol for this case. please. not just the attachment thing, how to be friends with a cockatiel BASED ON YOUR OWN EXPERIENCE. thank you.
 

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HELLO. ok. i just can't. help.

I got my little angel MORE THAN A YEAR AGO and i absolutely HATE him. EVERYBODY DOES. First of all i didn't even want him, so we could say everything started out wrong already. My neighbor LITERALLY FOUND HIM ON THE STREETS BEING ATTACKED BY A GOD **** CAT. :love:(y) So, since I had a cute little angel baby bird lovely god's gift, (a budgie) he decided to give me!!1! ^^ AHAHA, ok, i didn't do research, i just said oh ok i don't think i have time- WHY WOULD YOU LITERALLY REFUSE A NEW LITTEL ANGEL ON YOUR LIFE YOU STUPID :oops: so ok HE ENTERED MY LIFE. i hated him so mcuch omargar
he WOULD scREAM SCREAM SCREAM SCREAM SCREAM SCREAM SCREAM SCREAM SCREAM SCREAM SCREAM SCREAM SCREAM SCREAM SCREAM SCREAM AND THAT WOULD MAKE ME so crazy so crazy so crazy it would make me so sad it would make my day worse. ok. i tolerated it. i searched for advice. more advice. more advice. advice. advice. but it wouldn't stop. i would give him love, stuff to play with, a nice little space, and MONTHS PASSED BY, and guess what. no progress. in fact, this progress just went down :eek:馃樄馃樄馃樄! fast forward, i would give him plants to eat so it would be healthy. everything was starting to improve... and then... the big disaster happened.
one day we found him close to a CARPET. ok hahhaha cockatiels so FUNYYY 馃憣馃憣馃憣
and then i reached my finger so i could take him to eat! haha so cute!

AND THEN HE ATTACKED ME.
ok so it wasn't just a haha so cute attack. HE ATTACKED ME AND BLOOD LEFT OUT OF MY FINGER! HE ATTACKED ME LIKE I WAS KILLING HIS FAMILY. YOU SHOULD SEE MY HAND BC THE INJURIES ARE STILL HERE.
HE LIKED CARPETS NOW! EVERY CARPET THAT SHOWED UP HE WOULD GET ATTACHED TO IT AND THEN CRY LIKE **** IF I TRIED TO INTERACT WITH THE. CARPET. LITERALLY ANYONE HE WOULD ATTACK. i heard its bc he wanted a nest or smth but this thing is not possible to keep and handle.
OUR RELATIONSHIP JUST WENT STRAIGHT DOWN HILL 馃憣馃樄馃憣馃憣:love::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
so i bee liek dats it bic.
BUT I DON'T WANT TO GIVE IT TO SOMEBODY ELSE! he's already used to the environment and routine, and i wouldn't have the courage to. i still have hope i will still one day be friends with him. i watched so many videos. but i need a totoriol for this case. please. not just the attachment thing, how to be friends with a cockatiel BASED ON YOUR OWN EXPERIENCE. thank you.
Okay....I'm finding it hard to keep up with your scream. Having a budgie, tame or otherwise, is very different to having a tiel, tame or otherwise. In fact, if you put them in the same cage the budgie will pick and chew at the tiel's feet to bleeding point or worse, not the other way around.
Why on earth would you want to take on or keep a cockatiel when you obviously hate him/her. Best advice, advertise to give away to an experienced tiel owner! Tame or otherwise.
Yes, they love carpet! They absolutely love floor walking as they ground walk in the wild her in Aussie. Commonly grazers.
Even a very tame tiel will bite to draw blood if they don't want you hands near them for various reasons. They are fast to pick up on whom they trust and who they don't. This one obviously doesn't trust nor like you. THAT IS THEIR WAY. OF COURSE THEY WILL ATTACK WHEN THEY FEEL THREATENED!.
The cockatiel is screaming because he/she doesn't like the situation they are in, They take miles of patience and understanding to feel comfortable which you don't seem to have. There is every possibility that this tiel was not tame in the first place so needs their absolute space, like cage confinement to feel okay with their safe space. They also are very switched on to everybody around them and attitudes/feelings.
Just a heads up, tiels hate change, kind of on the spectrum with change. Must stay the same including placement of food dishes etc. If you'd looked hard enough on internet you would have found a site that gives more than enough information on all of this and more clear to you.
BEST ADVICE, RE-HOME FREELY TO SOMEONE IN YOUR AREA WHO HAS THE PATIENCE, UNDERSTANDING AND TIME TO UNDERSTAND THIS UNHAPPY BIRD!!
You are doing no justice to the bird or yourself for keeping "just because". The bird, by the sounds of you, will never be happy in your home.
From a 20 year tiel over, tame or otherwise!!
 

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Okay....I'm finding it hard to keep up with your scream. Having a budgie, tame or otherwise, is very different to having a tiel, tame or otherwise. In fact, if you put them in the same cage the budgie will pick and chew at the tiel's feet to bleeding point or worse, not the other way around.
Why on earth would you want to take on or keep a cockatiel when you obviously hate him/her. Best advice, advertise to give away to an experienced tiel owner! Tame or otherwise.
Yes, they love carpet! They absolutely love floor walking as they ground walk in the wild her in Aussie. Commonly grazers.
Even a very tame tiel will bite to draw blood if they don't want you hands near them for various reasons. They are fast to pick up on whom they trust and who they don't. This one obviously doesn't trust nor like you. THAT IS THEIR WAY. OF COURSE THEY WILL ATTACK WHEN THEY FEEL THREATENED!.
The cockatiel is screaming because he/she doesn't like the situation they are in, They take miles of patience and understanding to feel comfortable which you don't seem to have. There is every possibility that this tiel was not tame in the first place so needs their absolute space, like cage confinement to feel okay with their safe space. They also are very switched on to everybody around them and attitudes/feelings.
Just a heads up, tiels hate change, kind of on the spectrum with change. Must stay the same including placement of food dishes etc. If you'd looked hard enough on internet you would have found a site that gives more than enough information on all of this and more clear to you.
BEST ADVICE, RE-HOME FREELY TO SOMEONE IN YOUR AREA WHO HAS THE PATIENCE, UNDERSTANDING AND TIME TO UNDERSTAND THIS UNHAPPY BIRD!!
You are doing no justice to the bird or yourself for keeping "just because". The bird, by the sounds of you, will never be happy in your home.
From a 20 year tiel over, tame or otherwise!!
1. they're not in the same cage
2. i think you did not understand very well. every carpet that suddenly appears he's just absolutely nuts about it. i have to get him to eat! no joke, if i let him, he will stay literally all day on that carpet. yes, i'm not his favorite person, but he's not like that, he's already used to me. it's like a whole different personality! you don't really need to make it clear that making me bleed means he wants me away. i leave him alone, but i need to use the space the carpet's in, or the carpet itself.
3. actually i do have patience, but like you have read on the beginning, it's been one year, and that 'disaster' suddenly happened. i still wanna be his friend.
4. yes, i give LOTS of space
5. yes, i did lots and lots of research. please, read the text. i admit i was raging like a crying stupid child but i still made it more than clear i searched a lot for advice
6. i would try to give him to another person, but it's been one year, and like you said cockatiels hate change. and like i said, there has been improvement actually. the 'disaster' changed that, and it's honestly the main reason i came here. i still have patience, trust me, i'm just lost! like i asked at the end of the rage- i mean text, please give me some tips

btw 20 years? woah you must be really experient! congrats

note: tried to keep the carpets away for a day and it's working, he seems ok now, not scared of me, this little thing loves singing on my window and invading my mom's plantation o-o
what i want to know is: is there a way to try to prevent him of getting so territorial with the carpets? yes i have researched but the websites don't say a lot, and since you literally have 20 years of experience (omg that's incredible) i would like to know what you would do, please

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1. they're not in the same cage
2. i think you did not understand very well. every carpet that suddenly appears he's just absolutely nuts about it. i have to get him to eat! no joke, if i let him, he will stay literally all day on that carpet. yes, i'm not his favorite person, but he's not like that, he's already used to me. it's like a whole different personality! you don't really need to make it clear that making me bleed means he wants me away. i leave him alone, but i need to use the space the carpet's in, or the carpet itself.
3. actually i do have patience, but like you have read on the beginning, it's been one year, and that 'disaster' suddenly happened. i still wanna be his friend.
4. yes, i give LOTS of space
5. yes, i did lots and lots of research. please, read the text. i admit i was raging like a crying stupid child but i still made it more than clear i searched a lot for advice
6. i would try to give him to another person, but it's been one year, and like you said cockatiels hate change. and like i said, there has been improvement actually. the 'disaster' changed that, and it's honestly the main reason i came here. i still have patience, trust me, i'm just lost! like i asked at the end of the rage- i mean text, please give me some tips

btw 20 years? woah you must be really experient! congrats

note: tried to keep the carpets away for a day and it's working, he seems ok now, not scared of me, this little thing loves singing on my window and invading my mom's plantation o-o
what i want to know is: is there a way to try to prevent him of getting so territorial with the carpets? yes i have researched but the websites don't say a lot, and since you literally have 20 years of experience (omg that's incredible) i would like to know what you would do, please

thank you for your attention
Yeah, I'm oldish now. My new 1 yr old may well live longer than me as they can live easily for 30 years. Never a small undertaking for anyone.
1 Good to hear they are not in the same cage as budgies can seriously hurt tiels. Known to even bite off their whole foot..
2 Carpets do not 'suddenly' appear. Carpets are attached to floor from wall to wall, not moveable. Mats may be moveable, but not carpets. So therefore, carpets they walk on and love to graze as they do in the wild on the ground. Can be a seed, food particle etc, but carpets certainly do not move. Their eye sight is waaay sharper than ours. My current tiel spends a lot of time on carpet compared to past 5 tame tiels. They are all different. Diesel has his own special way and I accept that as his nature. Tiels graze ground commonly in the wild, so carpet is their only way to follow natural instinct. I'm rather confused in your explanation. I'm thinking you may be quite young.
3 Patience is a virtue, and you need tons of that with a free flying, carpet walking tiel. My current bird LOVES my front window sills. I have to forever clean up after him. Summer here now so bakes on really fast with full sun.
4 They need lots of space if free in room/s. But just as happy in cage when it is not changed around too much and closed. They hate change.
5 Research a lot more on the right sites to get what you need with information. Best to go onto Aussie sites as tiels are Aussie parrots after all.
6 They don't like change in their environments but they would love to go to a person who better understand tiels for what they are. A good, experienced tiel owner will get them and do all they can to settle down in first few weeks or so. That change can only be good, not the chaos you seem to have with this poor bird. Giving any tiel of any age to a good, understanding and knowledgeable tiel owner can only be in the best interest of your bird, as long as they go to the right place. Advertise and you will get some seriously loving tiel owners to take off your hands. Screen them carefully as an experienced tiel owner. Your tiel would do best away from you to an experienced person. I'm thinking you are way too young to have a tiel in your care.
 

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Yeah, I'm oldish now. My new 1 yr old may well live longer than me as they can live easily for 30 years. Never a small undertaking for anyone.
1 Good to hear they are not in the same cage as budgies can seriously hurt tiels. Known to even bite off their whole foot..
2 Carpets do not 'suddenly' appear. Carpets are attached to floor from wall to wall, not moveable. Mats may be moveable, but not carpets. So therefore, carpets they walk on and love to graze as they do in the wild on the ground. Can be a seed, food particle etc, but carpets certainly do not move. Their eye sight is waaay sharper than ours. My current tiel spends a lot of time on carpet compared to past 5 tame tiels. They are all different. Diesel has his own special way and I accept that as his nature. Tiels graze ground commonly in the wild, so carpet is their only way to follow natural instinct. I'm rather confused in your explanation. I'm thinking you may be quite young.
3 Patience is a virtue, and you need tons of that with a free flying, carpet walking tiel. My current bird LOVES my front window sills. I have to forever clean up after him. Summer here now so bakes on really fast with full sun.
4 They need lots of space if free in room/s. But just as happy in cage when it is not changed around too much and closed. They hate change.
5 Research a lot more on the right sites to get what you need with information. Best to go onto Aussie sites as tiels are Aussie parrots after all.
6 They don't like change in their environments but they would love to go to a person who better understand tiels for what they are. A good, experienced tiel owner will get them and do all they can to settle down in first few weeks or so. That change can only be good, not the chaos you seem to have with this poor bird. Giving any tiel of any age to a good, understanding and knowledgeable tiel owner can only be in the best interest of your bird, as long as they go to the right place. Advertise and you will get some seriously loving tiel owners to take off your hands. Screen them carefully as an experienced tiel owner. Your tiel would do best away from you to an experienced person. I'm thinking you are way too young to have a tiel in your care.
thank you for trying to help me and everything's clear now, but i meant when he sees a carpet. i'm confused, what do you think i meant by carpet? why are you explaining to me that carpets don't move? i think this is a language barrier

i meant these things

Plant Property Couch Window Rectangle

not as big as this one
and, since you got confused with my explanation(english is not my first language), let me try to reelaborate, and maybe you can help me with the main reason i came here

whenever he sees a carpet (the things that look like that image i put above) he goes crazy and follows it. then, it stays near it and bites literally everyone every single time. he has not been like this, this just happened a few days ago. if literally anyone or anything comes close, he attacks like i'm killing his family. again, with a whole different personality. before the 'disaster', things were starting to improve, he wouldn't attack me. now, close to a carpet, he does, and it hurts A LOT, like i said before, the injuries are still here. when i try to pick it up, the little thing runs after it screaming. no idea why this suddenly happened. territory? attachment? he wants a nest? i hear on a website he needs a nest on a certain period of the year. but it's impossible to maintain, and i need to get it to eat. if i let him, he can stay all day on that carpet.
what i want to know, is how to at least make that at least less worse.

and, what's the minimum age for taking care of a bird?
(btw don't worry i'm not a toddler who just got birds because think they're cute and just forget about them/get bored of them. taking care and spending time with them is fully integrated with my routine. if you thought i was young because of the lack of grammar, don't worry, i'm just not used to caring about that)

thank you once again
 

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thank you for trying to help me and everything's clear now, but i meant when he sees a carpet. i'm confused, what do you think i meant by carpet? why are you explaining to me that carpets don't move? i think this is a language barrier

i meant these things

View attachment 94391
not as big as this one
and, since you got confused with my explanation(english is not my first language), let me try to reelaborate, and maybe you can help me with the main reason i came here

whenever he sees a carpet (the things that look like that image i put above) he goes crazy and follows it. then, it stays near it and bites literally everyone every single time. he has not been like this, this just happened a few days ago. if literally anyone or anything comes close, he attacks like i'm killing his family. again, with a whole different personality. before the 'disaster', things were starting to improve, he wouldn't attack me. now, close to a carpet, he does, and it hurts A LOT, like i said before, the injuries are still here. when i try to pick it up, the little thing runs after it screaming. no idea why this suddenly happened. territory? attachment? he wants a nest? i hear on a website he needs a nest on a certain period of the year. but it's impossible to maintain, and i need to get it to eat. if i let him, he can stay all day on that carpet.
what i want to know, is how to at least make that at least less worse.

and, what's the minimum age for taking care of a bird?
(btw don't worry i'm not a toddler who just got birds because think they're cute and just forget about them/get bored of them. taking care and spending time with them is fully integrated with my routine. if you thought i was young because of the lack of grammar, don't worry, i'm just not used to caring about that)

thank you once again
Sorry if I offended you. That carpet is a mat by the way and yes, they can attach to something that is not "us". Even the most unusual things. He may love the colour. Got to say that I've never had a mat attachment bird of my 7 tiels. They simply attach to me or not if not tame, or areas that they think is their area for a nest, but only if a small space.
I have no answer to your questions issues other than he thinks its his territory. He might be trying to burrow down to his preferred space. In my experience with 6 boys, if you go within 6 feet of their declared nesting/personal space, no matter how tame, they will attack to protect their space. And as quick as, they will come to you for loving. Not fair in our human world.
Respect his space and he will come to you for loving when not hormonally driven. They are driven to do what they do in mating season and will bight hard when you go near their territory, tame or not. Hope this helps. Come non-mating season he will love you as normal.
 

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thank you for trying to help me and everything's clear now, but i meant when he sees a carpet. i'm confused, what do you think i meant by carpet? why are you explaining to me that carpets don't move? i think this is a language barrier

i meant these things

View attachment 94391
not as big as this one
and, since you got confused with my explanation(english is not my first language), let me try to reelaborate, and maybe you can help me with the main reason i came here

whenever he sees a carpet (the things that look like that image i put above) he goes crazy and follows it. then, it stays near it and bites literally everyone every single time. he has not been like this, this just happened a few days ago. if literally anyone or anything comes close, he attacks like i'm killing his family. again, with a whole different personality. before the 'disaster', things were starting to improve, he wouldn't attack me. now, close to a carpet, he does, and it hurts A LOT, like i said before, the injuries are still here. when i try to pick it up, the little thing runs after it screaming. no idea why this suddenly happened. territory? attachment? he wants a nest? i hear on a website he needs a nest on a certain period of the year. but it's impossible to maintain, and i need to get it to eat. if i let him, he can stay all day on that carpet.
what i want to know, is how to at least make that at least less worse.

and, what's the minimum age for taking care of a bird?
(btw don't worry i'm not a toddler who just got birds because think they're cute and just forget about them/get bored of them. taking care and spending time with them is fully integrated with my routine. if you thought i was young because of the lack of grammar, don't worry, i'm just not used to caring about that)

thank you once again
On seeing your mat (not carpet) not surprised that tiel doesn't like it. They don't like loud, patterned colors, even in clothing. They are largely terrified of patterns. I have my home clothes and my going out clothes which are patterned. Every tame tiel I've had will never land on my patterned clothes. They think about it but fly away. They know it is still me but it scares them like crazy. Just their spectrum issue with what is outside their square. Accept, change if need be, and go with their natural nature of all things "scary" by nature as they come from a bland, natural land.
 

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On seeing your mat (not carpet) not surprised that tiel doesn't like it. They don't like loud, patterned colors, even in clothing. They are largely terrified of patterns. I have my home clothes and my going out clothes which are patterned. Every tame tiel I've had will never land on my patterned clothes. They think about it but fly away. They know it is still me but it scares them like crazy. Just their spectrum issue with what is outside their square. Accept, change if need be, and go with their natural nature of all things "scary" by nature as they come from a bland, natural land.
it was just a random image from google
 
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