It would seem that they were only taking care of the cockatoo for some time, because it is gone. Perhaps back to its original owner, perhaps to that God Who gave it life. One way or another, I don't really care beyond the fact that the unearthly screaming has ceased.
ps. If it *has* gone home to the God Who gave it life, don't worry, it wasn't me.
pps. For only starting it yesterday, my pre-mission oration is coming along quite nicely.
ppps. It's back. ~x[