Descriptive Essay About Birds

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Dogs are considered man’s best friend, but where do birds fit in the pet equation? Just like more traditional pets like cats or dogs birds have different personalities and attributes that make them unique. My love and passion started for birds when I was eleven and lived in Bay ridge Brooklyn, the apartment across from us had been vacant for a long time and finally had new tenants moving in. Curiously watching from the window as they brought each and everything they owned. I heard a couple of chirps and bells shaking and all of the sudden it was revealed a shiny red cage with two absolutely beautiful parakeets, flying around in joy probably because they were excited as much as their owners for their new home sweet home . As time passed the …show more content…
It was fall of 2013 school had just started and junior year was already starting to show its vigorous pressure. It was a warm Saturday morning the leaves were changing color as the sun was slowly rising. Bringing light to me and my dad’s normal morning stroll. The stores was slowly opening for business, my dad got his coffee from the local deli and we continued passing some stores and then all the sudden a big red sale sign pointing towards the pet store. Immeadilty I thought to myself all my nagging from my childhood for having birds could come true today. Being that my mom wasn’t with me it was fairly easy to convince my dad to go …show more content…
The store was had quite a few customers, but it was finally our turn to be helped we asked polity if we could see the birds section. As we got closer the chirping and the hissing got louder and there they were one light blue one green one white and one yellow all looking at me with their small shiny black eyes. Convincing my dad to let me get the birds was not the hard part it was getting the fear of my mom saying no out of his head. Surprisingly my dad allowed me to get all four birds it didn’t take long to convince him, I knew from the beginning he liked birds as soon as we saw them. After buying all the necessary items and gaining instructions for proper care taking we left the store, I was feeling euphoric, full of laughter and joy. Fear of my mom yelling and getting angry had been long forgotten and didn’t have to be remembered either because the excitement of me and my father and the beautiful sight of birds transferred over to both my mom and sister. However with excitement comes responsibility and my mother made it clear that I was responsible for my birds and if anything was left not cared for there would be severe consequences. The year went on and taking care of my parakeets started to cycle with my other responsibilities. Having parakeets made me more responsible adding structure and routine to my daily life, no matter what I was doing I knew nothing was more important

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