Man Gives Away Late Dad's Macaw 🦜💔 Family Drama Unfolds!

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Losing a loved one is never easy, and dealing with their belongings afterwards can be a challenge. One man found himself in a difficult situation when his father passed away, leaving behind a 20-year-old scarlet macaw named Rainbow 🌈🦜. With no experience in caring for a parrot and living in a rented apartment, he was unable to take Rainbow in. His extended family refused to help, and he eventually found a new home for the bird. But was this the right decision? His aunt certainly doesn't think so... 😬

Dad's Sudden Passing

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Rainbow's History

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Unprepared for Parrot Parenthood

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Family Refuses to Help

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Aunt's Temporary Solution

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Original Owner Declines

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Aunt's Unhappiness

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Searching for a New Home

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A New Home Found

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Reassurance and Worry

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Concern for Rainbow's Future

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Aunt's Persistent Texts

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The Parrot Dilemma: Right or Wrong Choice? 🦜

After his father's sudden passing, a man found himself responsible for Rainbow, a 20-year-old scarlet macaw 🌈🦜. Unable to care for her and with no family members willing to help, he eventually found a new home for the bird. While he hoped he made the right decision, his aunt disagreed, insisting that he should have kept Rainbow as a memento of his dad. As the debate continues, we turn to the internet for their thoughts on this emotionally charged situation... 💔😢

Compassionate response to family drama over late dad's bird 🦜

DisneyBuckeye | DisneyBuckeye

Honoring late dad's bird love: research, safe environment, NAH.

GreyishBlue | GreyishBlue

Aunt wants bird as a memento, but not the responsibility? NTA.

yourlittlebirdie | yourlittlebirdie

Compassionate reply to a grieving person. NTA for giving away bird 🦜

oaktreegardener | oaktreegardener

Rehoming the bird is the best option. NTA for doing so. 🦜

RatAndDogRhyme | RatAndDogRhyme

Rehoming late dad's macaw: NTA, aunt disagrees but OP's right.

StAlvis | StAlvis

NTA gives away late dad's macaw to a bird lover 🐥

balormadalor | balormadalor

Compassionate decision to give away late dad's macaw 🦜💔

ljstegman | ljstegman

NTA leaves bird with woman, aunt demands it back 👍

foxrok | foxrok

You did right by your father and his pet 💔

VioletSkyeDreams | VioletSkyeDreams

Defending pet ownership with a touch of sass 👌

denasher | denasher

Respectful decision to give away dad's macaw 💔

Sunnibuns | Sunnibuns

Family drama over late dad's macaw, NTA stands their ground.

Mean_Environment4856 | Mean_Environment4856

Compassionate response to man giving away late dad's macaw 🦜

rayray2k19 | rayray2k19

Honoring dad's wishes, NTA. Rainbow found a happy home 💜

Eileen__Left | Eileen__Left

Choosing the bird's welfare over family drama. 🦜💔

thatguyswarley | thatguyswarley

Parrot lover praised for giving away late dad's bird 🦜💔

PurpleWeasel | PurpleWeasel

Passing on dad's macaw was responsible, but dad was slightly TA 🦜

EvenSpoonier | EvenSpoonier

Aunt can't force sentimental pet on someone. Large parrots need space. NTA 👍

Escape_Overlander | Escape_Overlander

Relatable! 🐹 Not everyone is cut out for bird ownership.

PhoenixEcho1 | PhoenixEcho1

Parrots require a lot of work and care. NTA made a responsible choice. 🦜💔

occultatum-nomen | occultatum-nomen

Compassionate comment on giving away a pet after a loved one's death.

Waste_Public_9374 | Waste_Public_9374

Parrots are like perpetual toddlers 🐧🐥🐶 NTA for giving it away.

pineappledaphne | pineappledaphne

Taking care of a Macaw is not a joke 🐥

BiryaniEater10 | BiryaniEater10

Rehoming dad's bird sparks debate, but commenter supports decision 🐦

Eggggsterminate | Eggggsterminate

Compassionate comment supports OP's decision to rehome late dad's bird 🦜

Migraine-AddledBrain | Migraine-AddledBrain

NTA gives away late dad's macaw, family drama ensues 🦜

Parrotlady22 | Parrotlady22

👏 Kudos to OP for finding a rescue to care for Rainbow

Crazyboutdogs | Crazyboutdogs

NTA. Having macaws is a big responsibility and commitment 🐦🐔

MuteIngloriousMilton | MuteIngloriousMilton

NTA. Giving away a macaw is a huge decision. You did the right thing and your dad would be proud 👍

Bryllya | Bryllya

Rehoming dad's macaw causes family drama. NTA decision defended.

PartyPorpoise | PartyPorpoise

Sassy reply to ageist comment in macaw drama. 😎

Maggieslens | Maggieslens

Giving away dad's macaw: NTA, ignore aunt's guilt-trip 💔

TheGoldenDucky | TheGoldenDucky

Find Rainbow a happy home, guilt free. 💜 NTA.

SlammyWhammies | SlammyWhammies

Macaw-loving commenter wants pic of Rainbow, approves NTA verdict 🐥

SwiggitySizzle | SwiggitySizzle

Finding a new home for a pet: NTA and responsible 👍

DutyValuable | DutyValuable

Honoring late dad by giving Macaw a loving home 💔

HRHArgyll | HRHArgyll

Respecting dad's memory and Rainbow's well-being over family drama 🦜

capt_tryhard | capt_tryhard

Freeing the bird was the right move. NTA 🦜

flyin_high_flyin_bi | flyin_high_flyin_bi

Aunt can't demand to keep dad's bird. NTA 🦜

ninasimonerules | ninasimonerules

Heartbreaking concern for the bird's future 🐦💔

yarnpanties | yarnpanties

Aunt demands Macaw stay in family, commenter says NTA 👍

Electronic_Toe5282 | Electronic_Toe5282

40-something year old takes offense to age-related comment 😑

Flustered-Flump | Flustered-Flump

Experienced bird owner supports rehoming and advises against large bird ownership 🐥

Interesting-Host6030 | Interesting-Host6030

Standing up to family pressure to keep late dad's bird 🦜

Super_Ad_7135 | Super_Ad_7135

Owning a macaw is a lifestyle, not for everyone. NTA 👍

EntrepreneurAmazing3 | EntrepreneurAmazing3

Compassionate response to giving away late dad's macaw 🦜

SephirothAngeal | SephirothAngeal

Compassionate response to giving away late dad's macaw 🦜

FrickingNinja | FrickingNinja

Macaw drama: Age is just a number for bird owners 🦜

bernadette-welch | bernadette-welch

NTA stands firm against aunt's entitlement over late dad's macaw 🦜

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👍 Giving away dad's macaw: NTA, Rainbow is in good hands.

ZeroWitch | ZeroWitch

Compassionate comment defends man's decision to rehome late dad's macaw 🦜

sophieem96 | sophieem96

Parrots are tough pets, NTA for giving it away 🐥

tthrivi | tthrivi

Finding a new home for a late pet: NTA wins 🐦

BullTerrierMomm | BullTerrierMomm

Compassionate comment applauding OP's decision to rehome late dad's pet.

R3dDri11 | R3dDri11

Proper care for exotic pets is crucial. Finding a good home.

chefkimberly | chefkimberly

Experienced lady may be best option for late dad's macaw 🦜

Coco_Dirichlet | Coco_Dirichlet

Aunt's sellers remorse is not your problem 🙄 Keep distance.

lapsteelguitar | lapsteelguitar

Animal welfare matters! NTA for giving away the macaw 🦜

mindbird | mindbird

NTA for giving away late dad's macaw. Responsible decision 👍

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Complimentary comment applauds OP's responsible pet rehoming decision. 👏

icecreampenis | icecreampenis

Don't feel guilty for giving away late parent's belongings. NTA 👍

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Finding a new home for a pet is tough. NTA! 👍

FallenAngelInRed | FallenAngelInRed

Compassionate decision to rehome dad's Macaw 🦜💔 ☺️

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Macaws are loving but dangerous birds. OP did right by dad. NTA 👍

halfwaygonetoo | halfwaygonetoo

Rehoming Rainbow was the kindest thing. Parrots need specialized care 🐧

Western_Compote_4461 | Western_Compote_4461

Responsible decision to rehome late dad's macaw 💔

Oscars_Grouch | Oscars_Grouch

Compassionate decision to rehome dad's macaw receives support. 👍

KrtekJim | KrtekJim

Caring for birds is not for everyone. NTA for giving away.

menchekia | menchekia

NTA. Pets aren't monuments to the dead. Your aunt is wrong 👍

Kettlewise | Kettlewise

Putting Rainbow's needs first, NTA. 💜

Dealingwithdragons | Dealingwithdragons

Compassionate decision to rehome late dad's Macaw 🦜💔

pawsplay36 | pawsplay36

Don't preach what you won't practice 👍

disruptionisbliss | disruptionisbliss

Asking the tough questions about Grey's future. 🤔

boobiesiheart | boobiesiheart

Respecting dad's memory: NTA gives away dad's macaw 🦜

Kranesy | Kranesy

Bird rescue expert supports decision to give away late dad's macaw. NTA 👍

foundmouth40 | foundmouth40

Finding a good home for a pet is not a monument. 🐱 NTA.

RamblingManUK | RamblingManUK

Rehoming a high-maintenance bird: NTA, it's the right decision 👍

Maxibon1710 | Maxibon1710

Heartfelt comment about rehoming a pet after a loved one's death ❤️

heardbutnotseen2 | heardbutnotseen2

Bird inheritance drama: NTA offered bird, can't force responsibility. 🦜

HexStarlight | HexStarlight

Honoring late father's wishes, NTA for giving away Macaw 🦜

CaffeinatedHBIC | CaffeinatedHBIC

Veterinary nurse praises OP's actions in giving away macaw responsibly. 👍

MissAnthropy_YIKES | MissAnthropy_YIKES

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