A whole day off for Sophia, good for her (and me)! It has been almost a month now since the family has bought this beautiful cage for me, but still I won't go nearer to it than at least a yard. So, today Jan and Sophia took bold action. Jan put the cage outside and Sophia took me, and without any mercy she put me in it! Everybody braced themselves for a major panic attack, but do you know what happened? Nothing at all.... I just sat very quietly in a corner of my new recreation home and let it all sink in. After an hour, Jan and Hilke took the cage inside again and I was allowed out.
They say that you get used to everything. This is true, but still we miss our Dandy. We phone to the refugee center regularly to ask about our Dandy, and the answers are always the same: Dandy is still in quarantine but fine, he has adjusted well, he has stopped picking his feathers, he is between other Greys, although still in the same cage on his own. We are not allowed to visit him yet, but we will, as soon as his quarantine period is over!