From Racine County Eye:
By Heather Asiyanbi in Adopt-a-pet, Pet of the Week · June 30, 2016 · No comments
"Good looking out by a neighbor saved Chirpy Boy from an unknown fate, and now he’s ready to join your forever flock.
"The folks at Wisconsin Humane Society say Chirpy Boy is about a year old and fully of personality.
He’ll flock to your side because cockatiels are sociable birds who need
regular interaction, including conversations in which Chirpy Boy will
happily participate. If left alone for too long or too often, cockatiels
will show signs of depression.
"Adopting a cockatiel is no different than bringing home a new
four-legged friend; it’s a lifetime commitment because they can live
between 15 and 20 years.
"'Stray cockatiels are indeed pretty unusual to see at the shelter,
but we do get stray birds in with some regularity,' says Angela Speed
with WHS. 'Between our three locations, we have parakeets, a dove and
one cockatiel. And Chirpy Boy is going to bring a song into someone’s
heart, that’s for sure!'
"To schedule an appointment to meet Chirpy Boy and learn more about
how to care for a cockatiel, please call the Racine campus of WHS at
Read more: http://racinecountyeye.com/meet-chirpy-boy-bird-searching-flock/
Do they give "depresed" cockatiels antidepresants?