Jojo is a blue and gold macaw. We were told he is male. He is about 10 years old, so any potential adopter should plan to be committed to him for at least the next 50 years as macaws live 60-75 years. Jojo has had a rough life before coming to the rescue. He was neglected for several years, which led to him chewing and plucking his feathers. He has stopped barbering and plucking and his feathers are now growing back in nicely. We expect Jojo was abused, because of some of his behaviors, but he is growing more confident daily, and he is a really sweet bird once he has a few days to get to know you. Jojo can be nippy when he's in his cage, but when he's outside the cage he is quite a love bug. He talks a little and loves to dance to music.
Because of his past abuse, we will be very particular about Jojo's new home. Potential adopters should have large bird experience, references with an avian veterinarian, and minimal other pets. We want Jojo to be the center of someone's world, and to enjoy being loved and treated well from here on out.
If you are interested in adopting Jojo, please complete our adoption application at: http://www.wingsofloveparrotrescue.com/adopt-1.html and allow one week for processing. If the adoption application is approved, you will need to set up a very large, nice cage for him and make arrangements for us to do a home visit. We adopt to Kentucky and surrounding states, but an additional transport donation may be required for adoptions requiring more than one hour of travel time. An adoption fee of $500 and adoption contract will be required at the time of adoption.
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