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TEN !

Crocus budgie is ten years old today ... a happy, lively little bird ... and a delightful companion. Always happy.

Almost a decade ago I had collected a very frightened little bundle of feathers, who'd only known being grabbed by too many rough hands.

He was tiny ... green, with a yellow head, so I named him Crocus ...

Over time, he's become bold, chirpy and cheerful, playing all day with his toys. In fact he is so lively I had to wait quite a while to be able to take this photo !

He is an absolute joy and I feel privileged to have spent so many hours with him every day for all these years.



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He's lovely! What a shame he had such a bad start in life. I'm sure he loves living with you and the boys :)

1 Nov, 2014

 

Happy Birthday !
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1 Nov, 2014

amy
Amy
 

Happy 10th Birthday Crocus ,you couldn't have found a better home , enjoy your day x :o)

1 Nov, 2014

 

Crocus 10! I wonder what that is in human terms TT?Happy Birthday tweet tweet!

1 Nov, 2014

 

Crocus is partying here !
Glitter ball a go-go !!

He's really pleased with all your lovely comments and likes ... ..

Soon after I'd 'rescued' Crocus, I realised he had a condition called 'scaly beak' which can be cured, but needs the beak and feet painted with medication three times a day for several weeks.

He was very brave, allowing me to do this, considering his awful start in life, but he recovered from the 'scaly beak' and since then has gone from strength to strength. :o)

1 Nov, 2014

 

Many Happy Returns of the Day to Crocus... I'm sure he's had one or two extra treats today TT? (I wonder how many Budgie years are in 10 Human years...? :o) Does anyone know?)

1 Nov, 2014

 

Happy birthday Crocus

1 Nov, 2014

 

Thanks Denise ...
Crocus is determined to keep on partying till bedtime ;o)

1 Nov, 2014

 

Happy birthday Crocus. I hope Tt remembered to get you a honey bell for your birthday.

1 Nov, 2014

 

Thanks Sheila ...
Crocus is hoping to watch 'Strictly' tonight .. he loves to chatter along with the music ..he has his glitter ball all set and ready ;o)

1 Nov, 2014

 

Happy tenth Birthday,Crocus..I hope you gave good scores on Strictly tonight..Keep that glitter ball rolling :o)

1 Nov, 2014

 

Happy Birthday Crocus I am sure you have had a lovely day with TT, Conker and Truffle, sorry I'm late with my best wishes but only just switched on.
tweet, tweet best wishes to you XXXXXXXXXX

1 Nov, 2014

 

Thank you Sandra and Neena ...
We had a lovely day with Crocus on his birthday.
This weekend Crocus definitely scored 10 !
xxxxxxx

2 Nov, 2014

 

Ah there's the boy 🐥

🎉 happy 10th birthday Crocus hope you had fun 🎊

2 Nov, 2014

 

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Thanks Pam ...
We all enjoyed Crocus's birthday, thanks ...
things are a little more quiet today !

2 Nov, 2014

 

Happy 10th birthday for yesterday Crocus:)))))

2 Nov, 2014

 

Hi Mark ..
Crocus says thank you :)))

2 Nov, 2014

 

Crocus must have a very good home with you to have lived to such a ripe old age. Hope you have the pleasure of his company for some time yet. He seems to be very active & chirpy.

2 Nov, 2014

 

Thanks Feverfew .
My uncle owned a budgie which lived to about 19 years old, but I think that's quite unusual to reach late teens in age !

2 Nov, 2014

 

He seems to have recovered well from his poorly leg too,Terra..lots of TLC did the trick :o) xx

2 Nov, 2014

 

Sandra ... you've a good memory... that leg is still weak, but not so bad as it was .. :o) xx

2 Nov, 2014

 

:o)) xx

2 Nov, 2014

 

happy , happy birthday Crocus, wishing a brilliant more years :-)))xoxoxo

3 Nov, 2014

 

Thank you Junna ...
that's a very kind message ... :o) xxx

3 Nov, 2014

 

Bet you had a fab birthday Crocus, here's wishing you many many more XXX

3 Nov, 2014

 

Thanks Janey..
I'm lucky to have owned Crocus for so many years :o))) xxx

3 Nov, 2014

 

You are Tt, where would we be without our lovely pets? Teddy has been a poorly boy but is on the mend now and seeming much happier.XX

3 Nov, 2014

 

I'm glad to know that wonderful Teddy is feeling better ... yes ... pets are so important to us ... :o) xxx

3 Nov, 2014

 

Because, Crocus, knows how great you took care of them Terra :-))) i really believe on you !

4 Nov, 2014

 

Crocus, you happy boy! It is so delightful when they respond to our love and care. hugs to the pups!

5 Nov, 2014

 

Thanks, Junna :o)

Hi Lori ..
Thank you. Crocus has such a happy personality ... budgies do respond well ... very interactive little birds..
Conker and Truffle send hugs xxx

5 Nov, 2014

 

Happy birthday crocus... from me, sky and kayleigh x

7 Nov, 2014

 

Thank you Holly, Sky and Kayleigh ...
Crocus sends tweets xxx

7 Nov, 2014

 

Ha ha...... is he on twitter lol

7 Nov, 2014

 

Crocus is into all the modern technology ;o)

7 Nov, 2014

 

"Tweet, tweet" from Balcony's couple of budgies, Bobby & Rubi, to Crocus! Most likely means "Happy birthday", in budgie speak! LOL!

7 Nov, 2014

 

Crocus tweets thanks to Bobby and Rubi ...
... do you have a photo of your 2 budgies, please Balcony ?

8 Nov, 2014

 

:)))))

8 Nov, 2014

 

I've uploaded a couple of photos to My Photos page if you want to have a look, TT.

When I took the cover off of their cage this morning I found them both sitting on the swing, as they usually do, but this morning they had dislodged it from the roof of the cage & it was hanging just by one side with both of them sitting on it & looking comical. I took a photo or two which I shall have to download to my computer as they are still on my phone at present. Have a look later.

10 Nov, 2014

 

Hi Balcony ...
I found your photos this morning and put 'likes' on but didn't have time to comment... I'll go back and do that now ... love the story of the swing ! :o)

10 Nov, 2014

 

They often manage to pull the swing down but this is the first time I've ever seen them sitting on it that way!

The rings at the top are too hard to push closer together - I've tried a few times!

10 Nov, 2014

 

Looking forward to seeing the pictures !

10 Nov, 2014

 

fine looking chap. Rocky and i wish him well. Looks younger than 10 terra. Take care Tony

13 Apr, 2015

 

Thank you Rocky and Tony ..
happy Springtime to you both :o)

15 Apr, 2015



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