I have made several phone calls today, one of which was to the NY, NY port of entry in the United States. They gave me a quote for the two birds’ quarantines, plus paperwork, and it totals around $1,000. That’s before vet checks and paying for shipping and assorted fees (which I know will be painful on its own).
I am devastated. I just don’t have that kind of money.
My parents have said that maybe, maybe I can still bring one bird. But they’re trying to convince me to leave both, as they are the ones helping to fund the process and it seems to be growing more painfully expensive by the minute.
I hate, hate, hate asking for money from anyone, but am desperate enough to get my two pets home that I’m willing to fundraise and beg shamelessly. Well, relatively shamelessly.
If I were to find a way…
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