His water bowl was dirty, he smelled strongly of cigarette smoke and lived in a cage that was much too small – without any of his own kind. You can’t keep a parrot like that, according to the judge in Krems (Lower Austria). The bird even suffered medical problems. Its owner now had to appear in court.
“The most beautiful kiss in the world,” writes the 29-year-old under a video in which he kisses his parrot on the beak. It is just one of many short films intended to illustrate the Iraqi’s love of animals for birds. He is now in court in Krems (Lower Austria) because of animal cruelty to the green parrot. Parrot suffered medical problems from cigarette smoke According to the veterinarian, the bird’s lungs, liver and kidneys were severely damaged. “What knowledge do you have about parrots and keeping them?” the judge wants to know. The man just asked a little bit on the internet… Crying bitterly, the 29-year-old reassured him over and over again: “I didn’t do any of that.” The fact is, the little parrot stank of smoke even when it was picked up. Because of the wrong attitude and feeding of the animal, the man summarizes five months conditional detention – not legally binding.
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