Parrots are the most pleasant birds. They are loved by almost everyone throughout the world because of their friendly nature. Kids love them because of their ability to mimic others and their cheerful nature. Parrots are no doubt nice pet but if you do not know how to take care of pets, they can cause real disturbance to you.
Because of their different moods, it is better to get full awareness about all moods before buying them. You would have no other choice but to take good care of them once you brought them home. You should know following facts about parrots before buying them:
1) Parrots are noisy:
Parrots are the kind of birds who love to make noise. The bigger the parrot is the louder noise it will make. Their mimicry may seem good for few days but soon this voice becomes irritating for a person who loves peace and calm environment.
Parrots have the habit of screaming. Though it happens only once or twice per day yet it will be too loud for your neighbors to wonder what happened.
2) Parrots love to play
Parrots love to play but they can not differentiate between their wooden toys and your precious expensive furniture. At times they chew papers and plastic as well. So if you are planning to keep a parrot as pet, keep your important documents and your computer cords away. Keep the cage far away from your furniture, carpet and curtains. While you are playing with them, be aware of the clothes you are wearing.
3) They bite
They are friendly creatures but you can not tell when they going to bite. Even small birds can do this like the parakeet. And this is not just the ordinary bite that will not result to a big wound. They can actually draw blood and rip the skin. So be very careful while dealing with pet parrot and do not irritate them.
Sometimes parrots bite strangers. This does not mean they are rude; they actually get scared from strangers. The only defense they have is their beak so they use them for their defense.