1. If you like it, it's mine.
2. If I can reach it, it's mine.
3. If it's in my beak, it's mine.
4. If I can take it from you, it's mine.
5. If I had it a little while ago, it's mine.
6. If it's mine, it must never appear to be yours in any way.
7. If I'm chewing something, all the pieces are mine.
8. If you give it to me, and you have one, I want yours instead ... because it's mine.
9. If I saw it first, it's mine.
10. If you have something and you put it down, it automatically becomes mine.
11. If it looks like mine, it's mine.
I found this at True Love Aviary [link]
, and anyone who has a lovie for a pet realizes the truth of every statement!