October 1, 2012
My parents who are in their mid 80's had two birds for more then 40 years. They could no longer care for them and wanted to find good homes for them. This was very hard for Mom since these were her babies. We checked out at least 8-10 Rescues and Sanctuaries. One lady we felt comfortable with asked for a $3,000 donation to cover health and food for the birds for life! We continued looking, and our Avian Vet suggested San Diego Bird Rescue. I called them for my Mom and spoke to them on two ocassions. I spoke with Sylvia first who runs the orginization. We spoke for about 15 mins then she asked me to speak to Greg on of the trainers and hands on people. We spoke with him for about 40 mins and my Mom was comfortable enough to merit a ride to their facility. We go there and most of the birds were out of their cages, on perches or walking the "jungle floor". My Mom began to cry with joy knowing this was "home" for her two babies. The birds were super friendly and we pet, cuddled and hung out with them for more then an hour. We still get monthly updates how they are doing and are more then welcomed to go and visit them if we like. All I can say is well done! We need more folks like you guys out there to be around for the unwanted birds. I will be spreading the word of the excellent job you guys do. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. My parents are at ease.
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