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Little help please

July 30th, 2009, 10:59 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?

July 31st, 2009, 07:03 AM
Was the bird supposed to be out of his cage flying around?

July 31st, 2009, 09:20 AM
yes he was

July 31st, 2009, 09:33 AM
Were bird sitting at his home or yours...I guess yours if it was your cat...right?

I would split the bill.

July 31st, 2009, 09:37 AM
Were you watching the bird at your house, or his?

July 31st, 2009, 10:22 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?

July 31st, 2009, 11:24 AM
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

July 31st, 2009, 11:27 AM
Good compromise and still you can maintain friendship.

How is the little injured one BTW?

July 31st, 2009, 11:52 AM
I think that's the best compromise for sure. Glad you could come to a resolution:thumbs up

August 4th, 2009, 10:03 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