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Adopted

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My name is Chiku!

African Grey for adoption in Tampa, Florida - Chiku
Photo 1 - African Grey for adoption in Tampa, Florida - Chiku
Photo 2 - African Grey for adoption in Tampa, Florida - Chiku
Photo 3 - African Grey for adoption in Tampa, Florida - Chiku

Facts about Chiku

  • Breed: African Grey
  • Color: Gray
  • Age: Adult
  • Sex: Female

Chiku's Info...

Chiku's Story...
Hello Everyone. My name is Chiku and d I am 9 years young! I am extremely intelligent, inquisitive, but a little on guard and apprehensive at times to anything new introduced to me. My foster mom loves me and I step up for her and eat from her hand, but I don't let her touch me yet. I guess that's where the apprehensive/inquisitive part takes over. I believe in time spent and in the development of trust, but I have a lot of years ahead of me to build that trust with my special new family in my Forever home. I am not at all mean, but will let you know that when my feathers are fluffed and head down, to please leave me alone. Otherwise I will follow your commands of stepping up and will take food that I like from your hand. I have an extensive vocabulary; I will talk in 2 conversations at the same time, as if I were 2 people talking at once on the phone. I put words in context at times and I will surprise you, when I say "where you going” as you walk out the door and "what are you doing", when your busy cleaning up after me. I also "ask if everything is ok...” I surprise my foster mom and make her laugh and she directly answers me. She is always teaching me words and someday I know I will surprise when I say to her "the red apple is good." I do respond with a yum though! I am somewhat of a picky eater, but my foster mom gives me fresh fruits and veggie twice a day, along with my mix of different pellets. My special treats are cashews, but I only get those when I am really good and she wants me to go back in the cage. I do want you to know also that I have been very close to a special lady I had in my past life and may not take well to men, but you never know. I am very young and that could always change. Please come and say hi and see if were a match. I am looking for a forever home to love me unconditionally. Love, Chiku.

Interested in adopting? The first step is to go to our website at www.floridaparrotrescue.com to fill out the adoption application. Once completed, e-mail it to us at flparrotrescue@aol.com and our adoption coordinator will contact you. Adoption requirements and adoption fees can be found on the website as well as a listing of all of the Florida Parrot Rescue birds available for adoption. Please e-mail us for any questions.

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Chiku, a Tampa African Grey was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a African Grey for sale in Tampa, or seeking a African Grey from a breeder in Tampa.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Tampa already know the personality and tendencies of their pets. This means they can match you with the right pet. That will makes it much easier transition to owning a pet for yourself and your new pet.
  2. On average adoption fees are much less than you'd pay a Tampa breeder, or pet store. Plus most often rescue pets have already been to the veterinarian for a check-up, had a round of vaccinations, and are spayed or neutered. That is a lot of savings!
  3. You will become a hero, and give a needy dog or cat a loving home. In fact, there are even African Grey breeders who help with African Grey rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Tampa paves the way for another one to be saved.