My mother moved in with us a year ago and against our better judgement allowed her to bring her parakeet. Long story short...we can no longer stand the constant noise. It is as if we have TWO birds. Not only that-- she allows the bird to fly about her suite.. It leaves droppings in numerous perching spots, bird seed mess etc. I'm afraid that her own noises will amplify when the bird is gone. And yes, it's going. Either that or my husband leaves!!