How do we tell the difference between spoiling a pet, and giving a good quality of life?
There are two main components for a captive bird’s quality of life:
- The basics: Food, water, a decently-sized cage, fresh toys, suitable perches, and a clean, safe environment
- Unconditional love: Your understanding, patience, dedication, and empathy
If you’re wondering whether a bird is spoiled, ask if what he has or is being given is really necessary in his life?
Providing a parrot the basics isn’t so basic at all in the eyes of many non-bird people. ...