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by MissVuks
Sun Mar 16, 2008 4:39 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: OH MY GOD - MONTE FLEW AWAY!! LONG POST ALERT!!
Replies: 2
Views: 842

we might have to take him to the vet so we can learn how to clip his wings cos weve never done it before.. thats actually a really good point - because now that we know he can fly we are abit apprehensive when taking him outside of his cage into the house.. so it sounds like a plan for him to get us...
by MissVuks
Sat Mar 15, 2008 4:42 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: OH MY GOD - MONTE FLEW AWAY!! LONG POST ALERT!!
Replies: 2
Views: 842

OH MY GOD - MONTE FLEW AWAY!! LONG POST ALERT!!

but i found him I came to my boyfriends house the other day after work and usually straight away i go to get monte from his cage. But this time he wasnt there and i FREAKED OUT - i ran to my boyfriend going ummmmmmmmm wheres monte? he said isnt he in his cage, im like ahh NO!! So hes like relax, may...
by MissVuks
Sat Mar 01, 2008 12:51 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: An Aussie bird
Replies: 7
Views: 1393

that picture is a HOOT! LOL It totally typifies what australia is - a loud kookaburra sitting on a hills hoist clothes line..

I love it!!
by MissVuks
Wed Feb 27, 2008 10:26 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: How long does a moult last for?
Replies: 5
Views: 4024

How long does a moult last for?

Monte has been moulting and growing new feather for what seems an eternity now LOL He went through a really scraggly stage but his head just seems to get more n more pin feathers. His body is looking a lot more sleek now but every now n then he'll let me have a look and i can still see new feathers ...
by MissVuks
Fri Nov 23, 2007 5:28 pm
Forum: IRN Video Forum
Topic: New videos of Monte
Replies: 4
Views: 1423

The language is pretty easy to learn - what you see is what you read.. Montes currently on anti-inflammatory meds at the moment for his wing.. Hes had a few falls and his wrist is supposedly swollen so the vet doesnt want him agitated cos hes got a few new feathers coming through YAY the first ones ...
by MissVuks
Fri Nov 23, 2007 4:34 am
Forum: IRN Video Forum
Topic: New videos of Monte
Replies: 4
Views: 1423

New videos of Monte

Hey there guys!! its been a while since ive posted - Monte is progressing even more with his talking.. Hes learnt a few more new words Hello Koka/Kokica (which is bird/parrot in croatian) MWAH! the sound effect of kissing someone which is so quite bye bye Unfortunately we havnt managed to get them o...
by MissVuks
Sun Oct 21, 2007 4:28 am
Forum: IRN Video Forum
Topic: Montes first real attempt at talking
Replies: 7
Views: 1841

yay!!! more progress on monte hes learnt some more words!!! now added to his vocab is bye bye whatcha doin how are ya? my boyfriends grandparents seem to think he can say hello tony but ive yet to hear him say it im so proud of my widdle baby boy!!! ohhh and he also did his first trance dance yester...
by MissVuks
Fri Oct 12, 2007 12:51 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: are your birds flying out of their cages?
Replies: 14
Views: 2385

Sorry to hijack - but because Monte has never flown as his wings were clipped from when he was young. Due to them being hacked itl take a while for them to grow back.. will he be able to learn how to fly at such an older age rather than when they learn as young'ens:( its really depressing when i thi...
by MissVuks
Fri Oct 05, 2007 7:46 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: URGENT - Condition of montes wing..
Replies: 5
Views: 883

lol i would be worried if ppl knew what it feels like to be a bird and have feathers pulled out.. after the weekend a visit to the vet is in order i suppose... il have to be brave for my baby boy thanks for the replies il let you guys know how it all goes and what the vet has to say Laura
by MissVuks
Fri Oct 05, 2007 5:35 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: URGENT - Condition of montes wing..
Replies: 5
Views: 883

we might have to pay a visit to our local avian vet then to get those two bigger feathers pulled out...

ohhhh monte - will it hurt him considering how big they are :( i dont want him being traumatised LOL i think im the bigger wuss, i dont think id honestly be able to watch...
by MissVuks
Fri Oct 05, 2007 3:58 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: URGENT - Condition of montes wing..
Replies: 5
Views: 883

URGENT - Condition of montes wing..

When we bought Monte back in feb this year off a lady she had clipped his wing. Since day one we thought she hacked his wing quite badly and thats why she was giving him away (cos she knew she f-ed it up) Weve taken him to the vet and he says she messed up quite badly too and expects some of his fea...
by MissVuks
Mon Oct 01, 2007 7:59 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Mr Bojangles
Replies: 11
Views: 1898

how do you teach your birds to like baths?? Mine hates baths so we just spray him with water..

is there anything we could do to encourage him in liking baths??
by MissVuks
Mon Sep 24, 2007 5:21 am
Forum: IRN Video Forum
Topic: Montes first real attempt at talking
Replies: 7
Views: 1841

my boyf and i are soooo proud of our baby.. were trying to teach him how to say the tried and tested whatcha doin? then if he masters that these are next (which im sure he'll pick up) hello sexy pretty boy awww my widdle baby boy.. he should be turning one soon in october/november.. we dont know his...
by MissVuks
Mon Sep 24, 2007 5:19 am
Forum: IRN Video Forum
Topic: Archimedes and Anikin
Replies: 21
Views: 5173

LOL

they are a barrel of laughs.. you must have sooo much fun with them..

they are absolutely adorable when they bend heads to each other..

nawwwww :)
by MissVuks
Sun Sep 16, 2007 6:58 am
Forum: IRN Video Forum
Topic: Montes first real attempt at talking
Replies: 7
Views: 1841

Montes first real attempt at talking

YAYYY weve had breakthrough with monte... after months of him just being able to say hello on saturday he went mental and wouldnt shut up LOL its adorable.. his vocab now consists of Hello Hello Monte Hello Vlado Good Boy Come on Come here Big Stretch in this video he says all of them except for hel...
by MissVuks
Sun Sep 02, 2007 6:33 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: The Love of a Lifetime...
Replies: 44
Views: 13210

wow those pics are gorgeous - what camera do you use?
by MissVuks
Thu Jul 19, 2007 5:37 am
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: Considering buying these for Monte - are they ok?
Replies: 1
Views: 931

Considering buying these for Monte - are they ok?

i was searching on the net the other day and found some interesting food for monte that he might like. before i actually spend the money can anyone just tell me if they are okay for him to eat.. here are the links below.. Avian delights wombaroo combo m Medium Parrot Blend m Nut mix - this il actual...
by MissVuks
Wed Jul 18, 2007 4:39 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: My RN has red eye lately
Replies: 4
Views: 1042

lol - how simple is the answer. who woulda thought that animals can get a restless nights sleep. thats so cute in a way.

imagine our birdies tossing from leg to leg hehe
by MissVuks
Wed Jul 18, 2007 1:20 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Urgent!!! Urgent!!! please read!!!
Replies: 29
Views: 8231

id take it to the vet just to give him the once over. being hit by a van would be pretty painful for your bird..
by MissVuks
Tue Jul 17, 2007 10:26 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: My RN has red eye lately
Replies: 4
Views: 1042

My RN has red eye lately

hey guys just recently while playing with monte, whenever his eyes pin weve noticed the whites of his eyes are quite red.. is this anything to be worried about or could it be just like humans LOL we get red eyes when were tired, allergic to something.. His physical activity levels are still quite hi...
by MissVuks
Fri Jul 13, 2007 12:55 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Hi - im new here and this is my IRN Monte
Replies: 6
Views: 1328

Took monte to the vets today who had a look at his wing. He said the lady before us cut off his 3 long flight feathers. she cut the others correctly but shouldve kept the longer ones that overlap on his back. he gnaws at these quite abit and the doc reckons its because it could still be causing him ...
by MissVuks
Thu Jul 12, 2007 2:03 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi im new - from Australia G'Day!
Replies: 6
Views: 1163

Hi im new - from Australia G'Day!

hey everyone.. i stumbled upon this forum a while ago and finally joined up last night. Im from Sydney, Australia and my boyfriend and I have had our IRN since roughly feb this year. We bought him off a lady who was moving interstate. Ive posted a thread in the photo area with lots of pics of Monte ...
by MissVuks
Thu Jul 12, 2007 1:52 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Hi - im new here and this is my IRN Monte
Replies: 6
Views: 1328

is there any way an avian vet would be able to gauge how old he is?? im considering getting him DNA sexed just to know whether monte is infact a he or a she - does it cost much?
by MissVuks
Wed Jul 11, 2007 11:22 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Hi - im new here and this is my IRN Monte
Replies: 6
Views: 1328

Hi - im new here and this is my IRN Monte

My boyfriend and i have had Monte since roughly valentines day. We bought him off a lady who was moving interstate and didnt want him anymore. We were told he was a boy but now were beginning to think he may actually be a girl. The reason we think this is when we got him he already had a ring begini...