Even though they’re often far too underrated, there are so many great reasons why birds make great pets. I have a beautiful baby cockatiel called Colin, and he is honestly the best pet I could ask for! Maybe next time you’re considering buying a new companion, think about getting a bird. They allow you to be flexible and still come home to love and affection - just one of the many reasons why birds make great pets.
1. Minimal Mess
As long as you do a quick clean of your bird's cage weekly or fortnightly, there’s really not much else to clean up. Birds keep themselves tidy, so you don’t have to worry about giving them baths to keep them clean (though some birds love baths!). If you have your bird out of its cage regularly then you’ll just have to keep an eye out for if your feathery friend does any droppings, but other than this, mess won’t be an issue. This is one of the best reasons why birds make great pets!