Q: My 35 year old amazon is starting to go blind from old age. What can I do to make him feel comfortable?
-G. Pizaro, Chicago. IL
A: One thing that I have noticed about parrots with disabilities is that they are seldom really troubled by them. It is in a parrot’s nature to work with “problems” rather than against them – something that is more the habit of a human being.
Where a human is likely to spend at least a short time lamenting over questions like “why me” and fretting about what the future ...