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Rescue Me ID: 18-03-17-00261Parakeet (female)

Pet Bird    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Birds 
Personality: Average Energy, Submissive 

    For those just interested in basics: Rehoming a 2 year old budgie, as well as selling her Hampton Deluxe Breeder Cage, toys, and other decorations for $175. $100 for the cage, 25$ for toys and accouterments, 25$ to rehome her. 25$ is okay if you just want the bird by herself, but obviously you can't take the cage and not the bird. I would ask anyone adopting her have other birds around (hence the 'lonely' part). Cage is in good shape. No stand, I keep it on an old desk. Contact me via email if interested/need any extra info. For those interested in more specifics: I got a bird while on break from school in 2015. I trained him and he was ... (Read More)happy, but when school started again he was lonely, so I bought him a friend to keep him company while I was at school. Things were good until last fall (2017) when I came home to find him dead (got his wing trapped in the grate). Now the second bird, which I bought to keep him company, is alone. Initially I planned to replace him with one or more other birds, but I'm getting to a juncture of my life where I'll be going away to university within a year, and aim to join the Peace Corps after that, so I'm in no position to start taking care of more animals. She's been really lonely, as the title suggests, sitting by the window and chirping away to the birds outside. As much as it pains me, my keeping her is unhealthy for the both of us. In terms of temperament, she's rather skittish. I trained the original bird decently, and so the second mostly trusted me by proxy. With the death of the first bird, however, she's been very anxious whenever I try to interact with her. Thus, I would ask anyone who takes her be familiar with birds and/or have (friendly) birds of their own. I can keep her fed and healthy - the reason I'm selling her is because she's getting more and more miserable here by herself. If any shelters are interested, that would be great, but if there are any around here I haven't heard about them. She is healthy. I feed her seeds and pellets, with the occasional millet sprig or celery leaf. Her name is Obi-Wan. I thought she was a boy when I first named her. She doesn't respond to it though, just the usual 'little birdy' stuff, so you can call her whatever you want. The cage itself is in good shape. Various beads, a swing, and 2 shelters hung from the top. Adjustable perches. It is a breeder cage, but I never used it for that purpose. A grate can be slid down the middle to separate it into two cages of half the size, which I did when the two were still getting to know each other. The slide for one of the bottom trays is slightly bent, but doesn't inhibit the use of the tray, it just needs a little finagling. Overall, my main priority is that she find a good home, so price is negotiable, especially if you can prove you've got other birds, experience to help her, and/or work at a shelter for birds like her. (Less)

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PIease Read Before Adopting a Bird in Illinois
    Birds can make good pets in Illinois if they match your IifestyIe. Exotic tropical birds such as Parrots and Cockatiels, as well as Finches, Doves, Pigeons, and other varieties, are often kept in captivity as beautiful and interesting pets. Unfortunately, many owners may not know how to care for their birds properly, while others experience life changes that may leave their pets without a suitable home. Captive birds can suffer from nutritional deficiencies, psychological stress, and many other problems when they do not receive proper care. Many wild exotic birds are endangered as a result of the international pet trade. Non-profit bird sanctuaries provide homes for some birds for whom their owners can no longer provide care. However, many more of these birds need to be adopted by committed owners who have taken the time to thoroughly understand what it takes to care for the birds. A person who is ready for the responsibility of owning a bird should seriously consider adopting one rather than buying a new one.

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Lake County - Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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Lake County - Waukegan, IL 60085
Lake County Animal Protection 847-740-3977

Kane County - Dundee 60118
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DuPage County - Glen Ellyn 60137
Animal Rescue Foundation 630-469-4121

Kane County - St. Charles, IL 60174
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Kane County - S Elgin, Illinois 60177
Anderson Animal Shelter 847-697-2880

Cook County - Evanston 60204
CARE for the Evanston Animal Shelter 847-705-2653

Cook County - Chicago Heights, IL 60411
South Suburban Humane Society 708-755-7387

Cook County - Chicago 60415
Animal Welfare League 773-667-0088

Cook County - Tinley Park, Illinois 60477
People's Animal Welfare Society 815-464-7298

Cook County - Chicago 60610
The Anti-Cruelty Society 312-644-8338

Cook County - Chicago, IL 60623
Lurie Family Spay/Neuter Clinic 773-521-7729

Cook County - Chicago Ridge, Illinois 60623
Animal Welfare League 708-636-8586

Cook County - Chicago, Illinois 60640
Tree House Animal Foundation 773-784-5488

Cook County - Chicago, IL 60660
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Kankakee County - Kankakee, IL 60901
Kankakee County Humane Society 815-933-5999

Winnebago County - Rockford, IL 61101
Humane Society of Winnebago County 815-749-1400

Winnebago County - Rockford 61103
Winnegabo County Animal Services 815-877-3073

Rock Island County - Milan 61264
Quad City Animal Welfare Center 309-787-6830

Rock Island County - Milan 61264
Humane Society of Rock Island County 309-787-6830

Rock Island County - Moline 61265
Better Pets Clinic 309-764-5489

Knox County - Galesburg, Illinois 61401
Knox County Humane Society 309-342-1275

Champaign County - Savoy, Illinois 61874
CatSNAP 217-353-5243

Madison County - Bethalto 62010
Bethalto Spay Clinic 618-377-2420

Adams County - Quincy 62301
Quincy Humane Society 217-228-1422

Jackson County - Murphysboro 62966
Humane Society of Southern Illinois 618-457-2362

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