Cockatoo named Sugar available for adoption

Adoptable Male Cockatoo
Adoptable Male Cockatoo


Looks Like: Cockatoo
Color: White
Sex: Male

Special Criteria
Sanctuary Visit Required

Sugar is an Umbrella Cockatoo. His best pal in the whole world is another male umbrella named Clancy. In fact, they share the same cage. Whenever anybody comes near, Clancy rushes over to blurt out his favorite thing to say in the world. Here's a hint. It's not his own name. 'Sugar, Sugar, Sugar!' The real Sugar realizes he has a cool name, since he likes to say, 'Hi, Sugar!' You know, it's a shame we can't all be called Sugar. Sugar came to the sanctuary from an overwhelmed bird rescue in Denver, Colorado. Cockatoos can be wonderful companions, yet they aren't for everyone. If cockatoos become unhappy, they can scream - loudly. Don't get the wrong impression about him, though, or cockatoos in general. With the right fit, they can be very affectionate friends. Sugar enjoys singing and dancing while you clean his cage. Blocks of wood and plenty of foraging toys will keep Sugar happy and occupied for hours. Sugar needs to be adopted with his partner, Clancy, so they can share a lifetime of sweetness together. They are very bonded, and hope to find someone who will love them both.

Sanctuary Visit Required

These animals require that the potential adopter come and meet them at our Sanctuary in Kanab, UT.

Available for Sleepover

This animal is available for an overnight outing. If you are staying in a hotel, check in advance to make sure they allow dogs or cats.

Adoption Pending

There is a pending adoption application for this animal. Sometimes adoptions often fall through so please keep checking.

No Dogs

Based on observations from volunteers, fosters, previous owners and staff, this animal may do best in a household without dogs.

No Cats

Based on observations from volunteers, fosters, previous owners and staff, this animal may do best in a household without cats and other small pets.

Special Needs

This animal has a special medical, physical, or behavioral need. Many times these are minor so please fill out the adoption survey and the adoption specialists will contact you with more information about any animals you are interested in.


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