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Little help please

realdeal
July 30th, 2009, 11:59 PM
I am an axious future bird owner and wanting some advice with what has happened with the past few weeks. My friend took a vacation for just over a week and asked me to bird sit.The night before he got back, the bird flew into the kitchen and on his flight back my cat swatted at him. He was taken to the vet, and we learned he needed stitches. I do not want to lose him as a friend and am trying to get unbias advise. Who or what percent is responsible for the bill. I feel guilty so obviously I am responsible for some, but is he?

bendyfoot
July 31st, 2009, 08:03 AM
Was the bird supposed to be out of his cage flying around?

realdeal
July 31st, 2009, 10:20 AM
yes he was

cpietra16
July 31st, 2009, 10:33 AM
Were bird sitting at his home or yours...I guess yours if it was your cat...right?

I would split the bill.

bendyfoot
July 31st, 2009, 10:37 AM
Were you watching the bird at your house, or his?

BenMax
July 31st, 2009, 11:22 AM
I think in good faith the bill should be split. You were kind enough to bird watch, however, was this bird and cat used to one another?

realdeal
July 31st, 2009, 12:24 PM
no, they were not. It was my house, and we are splitting the bill. I just finished talking to him. thanks for all of the help

BenMax
July 31st, 2009, 12:27 PM
Good compromise and still you can maintain friendship.

How is the little injured one BTW?

bendyfoot
July 31st, 2009, 12:52 PM
I think that's the best compromise for sure. Glad you could come to a resolution:thumbs up

realdeal
August 4th, 2009, 11:03 PM
He is getting better. should be getting the stitches out in a couple of days. he is back home now. Sure doesn't like the cone though