Animal Stories - Budgerigars - Parakeets

Animal-World Information about: Budgerigars - Parakeets

   Not only does the Parakeet or Budgerigar make a super pet, but is also available in over 100 color forms!
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Shiraz - 2005-08-02
We lost our beloved parakeet, PeeDee (real name Pedro but I couldn't pronounce it the way my son wanted) 2 weeks ago. He was a beautiful blue and white. PeeDee was a hand-me-down from several families who for one reason or another could not take care of him. He did have a mate before he came to us but she died (reason we got him). We had PeeDee for several months before I came to this website and found out that he needed a mate, so we brought Snowflake. Snowflake was almost white when we got her but now she is blue and white. PeeDee was such a sweet-heart. When Snowflake came along, he perked up and showed Snowflake where the food, water and where to sit when they were out of the cage. PeeDee was able to get in and out of the cage but to this day Snowflake doesn't know how to get in or out. It was really funny seeing PeeDee walk out of the cage and then talk Snowflake out by going around the cage with her and showing her where to go BUT she never caught on!! He didn't eat or drink until she was able to drink or eat when we first got Snowflake. They were so adorable together and acted like an old married couple. We loved PeeDee alot.
I got another parakeet but Snowflake and Buttercup because he is yellow don't seem to get on. Snowflake might still be depressed. I am going to change Buttercup for another parakeet to see if that will make a difference. I would recommend parakeets as pets to everyone!!

siyao yu - 2005-08-01
i have 2 parakeets named Lily and Joe. i just got them 3 days ago but Joe is already trusting me. he would use my finger as a perch or sit on my shoulder, though sometimes he dosen't want to go back into his cage. Lily however dosen't like me, but sometimes i'm able to stroke her back. your websit is great!!!

Ian Kenny - 2005-07-28
i had a blue and white parakeet named chleo who was my little girl that i cherished. she died last sumer, though i don't know how old she was

Heidi - 2005-07-28
I have 3 parakeets, we got one for each of my 2 boys, then I got one for my husband. I bought them a huge cage and they are great. These birds are great for kids, my 5-year old takes all three of the birds on his hand and carries them around all the time. They love to go up on his shoulder. Greenie, Snowbird, and Buddy are very wonderful pets, I wanted to get more than one, because we will be going back to school this fall, but we do have them all hand tamed and my son loves taking them out of the cage and putting them together on the arm of the couch then they like to fly down and waddle around on the floor, under his close eye. Great pets.

eva - 2005-07-28
I was given two parakeets as a gift, and they are adorable Beyonce' is light blue and petite, but oh is she a feisty one! Jay-z is like teal green and bigger than his girlfriend, but she's is the Boss of their domain!!! This website is very informative, and I will visit on a regular basis just to keep myself in the know...I have a feeling that Beyonce & Jay-z will be having roomates soon!!! I love em'...

cassie - 2005-07-26

I have a parakeet named King Henry.
His cage is really big so we call it his castle.
He is green with a yellow head. I like the info on your website. I am ten years old and I have wanted a parakeet since I was eight. I am trying to teach my parakeet to talk but he is a slow learner.


Paige - 2005-07-16
I just got a blue parakeet named aiko(means lil loved one). I love him so much, I have never had one before and im only 12 but I read up on them alot! I got him because I found a baby robin when it was pink and I raised him and let him go. then my grandmother got me aiko at a petsmart. I really want to train him to talk

Danielle - 2005-07-15
I am very sad today, because i had my parakeet since December 1999. It's name was Merlin, and it passed away today 7-15-05. It was white with a blue star on it's belly, and black tips at the end of it's wings. We only had Merlin, so im sure it got lonely. I still dont know if Merlin was a girl or boy. All i know is that im sad and i really miss my baby birdie.

CJ - 2005-07-14
A budgie is a very good pet for anyone especially for kids. The like to have fun and they are able to be taught many thing like talking and singing and much more. I've had a budgie for 6 months and enjoy him very much.

Matthew Stiteler - 2005-07-11
I have a parakeet named "Benny". He is very friendly and loves to talk. but about two months ago he got out and flew away. So we made flyers and put an ad in the newspaper. then after a devastating 3 days we received a call and they said they found a parakeet. So we quickly got into the car to go get him. When we got there we were so happy that we got him back. We then took him home and we were so relieved to have him. it turns out that he went seven miles away from where we live. At first he did not talk but about a week later he was back to normal. We are so lucky to have Benny.