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    Today, 12:32 PM
    katana600 replied to a thread Poppy in The Nursery
    Poppy is just adorable. Due to our circumstances, it has taken five years for Miss Gilbert to allow me to rub her head through the bars of her cage...
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    Today, 12:23 PM
    Great thread Ray! When I read the subject line I thought it was about my nightly dreams. Miss Gilbert spends her time haranguing me the most. My...
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    Yesterday, 12:47 AM
    He just wants to make sure the dog knows its place. Parrots come first, humans next and dogs are at the bottom of the pecking order. No pun intended....
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    08-23-2016, 05:06 PM
    It sounds like this was just a startle response and Cookie is mad at the dog for making him "lose his cool". I'm guessing it will all blow over. ...
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    08-23-2016, 12:49 PM
    I had another thought. Is Cookie flighted? The reason I ask is that Miss Gilbert has never been trimmed with us, but she is incapable of flight due...
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    08-23-2016, 12:46 PM
    They don't like surprises because they are prey animals. Cookie is intelligent enough to know that the dog is a predator and to be out of the...
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    08-23-2016, 12:21 PM
    This is how close I was to finishing my deck oiling project. It has rained every day since we pressure washed the deck so it seems like the job that...
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    08-23-2016, 11:54 AM
    Last night I could barely sleep between the awe and wonder of having a hummingbird in my house and worry that it would be okay during the night. ...
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    08-23-2016, 11:48 AM
    It wasn't me, because I don't give the look to Miss Gilbert.... she gives me the stink eye. Hahaha. You might as well go right now and buy a piece...
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    08-23-2016, 01:25 AM
    Another day of staining the deck and just as I was trying to finish before dark, I came inside and found another hummingbird had made his way into...
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    08-22-2016, 02:38 PM
    Inara's post reminds me of something. She calls her cage "home". If you use the same words and tone, she will get accustomed to hopping right in...
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    08-22-2016, 02:20 PM
    katana600 replied to a thread Poppy in The Nursery
    It has been seven years since our baby grey experience. When I brought Juno home, he growled just a little bit in the car and then I made the...
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    08-22-2016, 02:06 PM
    katana600 replied to a thread A First ! in The GREY Lounge
    What a relief it is when you can go somewhere and come back with everyone pretty much the same as when you left. It always makes you savor being...
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    08-18-2016, 08:26 PM
    Hi Ciara, welcome for joining us. I'm sorry it is for the situation you are in. I don't have experience with this issue, but someone else will...
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    08-18-2016, 08:16 PM
    katana600 replied to a thread Bird Quirks in The GREY Lounge
    I hadn't even thought about it until now. Java will sit on David and pinch holes in his clothes until they are ragged. Gil does the same to him. ...
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    08-18-2016, 08:06 PM
    katana600 replied to a thread Poppy in The Nursery
    I am remembering those last few weeks before our baby was ready to fledge. I just realized Poppy is on her way to you today. It will be a lovely...
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    08-18-2016, 07:57 PM
    My husband's sweet grandpa kept them well fed in Pennsylvania. He could stand near a feeder and hold real still and the hummingbirds would land on...
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    08-18-2016, 06:46 PM
    When Gilbert was still afraid of hands, I put the perch close to the big cage and used plastic zip ties to make it stable and firm. It has food cups...
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    08-15-2016, 01:53 PM
    I was so nervous about picking her up because I was afraid I might hurt her. She was already so stressed. But once I got her outside and opened my...
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    08-14-2016, 08:37 PM
    Last week this little female hummingbird came into my screen porch. I got a broom and she landed on it and I carried her out the door. Then she...
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    08-14-2016, 03:30 AM
    Oh how funny. I was very interested to see how this toy was assembled...magnets? holes and hooks? hmm? It took a few minutes to recognize the...
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    08-11-2016, 09:10 AM
    The recommendation for 12 hours of sleep a day, isn't as much for rest as it for regulating daylight and dark. The reason for that is when there are...
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    08-11-2016, 09:03 AM
    When you say you have a room mate who works during the day, would the room mate be home in the evenings the four days when you are gone? If the room...
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    08-07-2016, 06:48 PM
    It is a never ending chess game with her. Neither of us are willing to concede and in the end, we will both be winners. I have a few surprise moves...
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    08-07-2016, 06:38 PM
    katana600 replied to a thread Heat wave in The GREY Lounge
    The Sterling Ranch has all the cool toys! We are sweating it out in Georgia and decided to take out the motorcycles. My poor old fashioned...
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    08-05-2016, 03:45 PM
    It has been said that a mother is only as happy as her unhappiest child. It holds true for our much loved parrots as well. It is a much happier...
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    08-02-2016, 03:25 PM
    It has taken an incredible amount of encouragement from our forum members to help Gil girl get to the beginning of her potential. It makes me giggle...
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    07-29-2016, 04:24 PM
    When we brought home our first baby, his breeder put a little sleep tent in with him and his brothers. She would change them out every day so all...
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    07-29-2016, 04:14 PM
    Oh dear, is that is not the cutest little thing ever? What a sweet little girl. I love the punctuations of "right now". Zoe is precious and...
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    07-29-2016, 04:09 PM
    You are absolutely right Ray. She seems to take a deep breath, wondering if she is going to be successful in my training. Hahahaha. No matter how...
    1696 replies | 100423 view(s)
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