When his best friend of three decades went into a nursing home, Buddy was bereft. He couldn’t go, too.
Instead, the 31-year-old Lilac-Crown Amazon parrot was given to a pet store where he huddled in a cage, acting scared and unhappy, a reaction similar to other sentient creatures that have bonded with people and then been separated. [story]
Parrot Sanctuary takes unwanted and ill-treated birds