With the Sweets, Comes the Sours.

As parrot owners we all have one thing in common, parrots bite.  There is no way to get around it. You can’t put it on a plate and make it pretty to serve to the unsuspecting or unknowing, it’s just a harsh fact of owning these beautiful creatures.  They bite, and when they do, it […]

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Cleodora

When we bought our much larger house, I definitely wanted to look into bringing another bird into our flock.  Of course I couldn’t decide what species and what personality we wanted to add to our home.  Granted, every bird its its own unique personality, some species are a little more vivacious than others. Of course I […]

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Rescues; Deplumed (Part Three)

Every time my phone buzzed, every time my dog lifted her ears, and every time my pet Illiger’s macaw Stevie gave his guard bird screech at people passing by out front, I felt my entire body turning inside out. I was full-blown triggered. I was on the fence about this organization and I thought this […]

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Rescues; Deplumed (Part Two)

I wasn’t able to visit Sebastian this month. I had a tremendous load of responsibility in February, 2014. I went on a rescue call for a bunch of small birds abandoned in a house while it was 4°F. It was rat infested. The owner died weeks earlier and the cigarette smoke still lingered. I suddenly […]

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Rescues; Deplumed (Part One)

I recently received an email inquiring if I would be interested in the flip side of parrot rescues and the epidemics of rescues becoming hoarding situations.  I of course was intrigued and asked for a sample of what she was talking about.  Little did I know that I would get a very well written glimpse […]

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