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    Yesterday, 02:22 AM
    katana600 replied to a thread Vincent moved in! in Cockatoos
    I still can't get over seeing a new parrot come right in and be active and involved. When Kopi came into our home, we knew he was sick and he was...
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    Yesterday, 02:10 AM
    When I saw the headline saying 9 and counting, I thought I could have sworn your flock was bigger. Then I realized this thread was started a while...
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    Yesterday, 02:04 AM
    If Miss Gilbert was banging on the front door, I wouldn't mind a bit. This tiny little brown bird sounds like the police are banging the door down...
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    05-20-2015, 02:51 PM
    For five days a small brown bird has been pecking my metal front door and it is seriously driving me 'round the bend. It is apparently seeing its...
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    05-19-2015, 04:58 PM
    It was funnier than the shock value of her cussing. If only you could have seen the look on his face. "What?" He was basking in his favorite,...
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    05-19-2015, 04:44 PM
    It is only natural to get discouraged when you are trying so hard to make it better. I have had times when I looked at GilGirl and thought "What...
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    05-18-2015, 04:15 PM
    We have financial arrangements made in our will for Miss Gilbert and Java, but the details are fuzzy. How long would it take one of our girls to get...
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    05-18-2015, 12:54 AM
    Even though I was a little scared at first thinking I was out of my league with her, it has been worth it since the moment we met. I know darn well,...
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    05-18-2015, 12:39 AM
    I simply revel in the scent of our parrots, glad that isn't weird. I will have to give Java a snuggle tonight to listen for her heartbeat.
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    05-15-2015, 08:13 PM
    Thanks Ray, we see the many faces of Miss Gilbert too. She answered the question I have had for four years. How does her tail and feathers get so...
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    05-15-2015, 01:23 AM
    My endearing little Swamp Queen, I like that. If she went to Mardi Gras, she would have a lot of beads. Not because she was extroverted to show us...
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    05-14-2015, 10:01 PM
    I am still relegated to sniff distance only and it isn't that often I get close enough to get that wonderful scent of grey. Java lets me get close...
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    05-14-2015, 12:57 AM
    Today is a red banner day. For the first time, I saw the African Grey tail wag. I was walking through and she lifted her foot for a ride to my...
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    05-13-2015, 02:32 AM
    I had the chance to watch it this time. When I saw Fagan come out of the dog kennel, covered with nicotine, in rough condition, I noticed how...
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    05-13-2015, 02:17 AM
    Life is good. I fully credit this international cheering section for teaching us everything we needed to know to bring this little string of pearls...
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    05-08-2015, 06:15 PM
    She certainly is a good sport for a hair raising experience. ;-). I liked the comb over toupee.
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    05-06-2015, 02:05 PM
    I think Isaac has finally trained you. The less it concerns you, the easier it is for him not to fall into the habit. Our first introduction to Miss...
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    05-06-2015, 01:48 PM
    katana600 replied to a thread A compromise. in The GREY Lounge
    I admit, I have a similar strategy. However, Miss Gilbert has a panic aversion to the hand held perch. My "go-to I-mean-business" strategy is to...
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    05-06-2015, 01:17 PM
    Miss Gilbert goes through familiar ebb and flow cycles. With everything new comes a few quiet days. I think of it as the grey time fireman...
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    05-04-2015, 10:52 PM
    katana600 replied to a thread Happy ou in The GREY Lounge
    This is great news for you and Dorian. Miss Gilbert and I are right behind you. This week she has explored every room on the main floor and the top...
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    04-30-2015, 07:07 PM
    katana600 replied to a thread Felix Again in The GREY Lounge
    These always make me laugh because it is so true.
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    04-30-2015, 07:04 PM
    katana600 replied to a thread 911 hero in Off-Topic Discussions
    My heart is pounding after watching and I can't quite tell for sure... I think it is the emotion , the tribute and thoughts of the firefighters and...
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    04-30-2015, 04:26 PM
    aerial.2000 replied to a thread Stay! in The GREY Lounge
    ha not only can I not get marco to STAY .... but STOP is another word she cares not for!!!!!!!!!!!!! Ask me how many times Ive swept up the seed she...
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    04-30-2015, 04:22 PM
    aerial.2000 started a thread Um.... in The GREY Lounge
    What does this really even mean? Latest Reputation Received (1143 point(s) total) :confused:
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  • katana600's Avatar
    04-29-2015, 05:36 PM
    The thing is, I know I can't say enough words of thanks to all the people involved. Every voice matters. Each one of us has a unique situation and...
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    04-27-2015, 04:45 PM
    What a glorious sight.
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    04-27-2015, 04:38 PM
    katana600 replied to a thread New Baby Finches in Canaries
    They are just adorable. I love that you can keep them as a pair.
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    04-27-2015, 01:35 PM
    Every person out there whether you have one parrot or a whole house filled with rescues is contributing to raising awareness for the unique qualities...
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    04-27-2015, 01:12 PM
    We are in this for the duration with Miss Gilbert, she really has come such a long way. Of course I would have loved to be her favored ones, but the...
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    04-26-2015, 03:15 PM
    You're right Ray, she is quietly assessing the changes and deciding when it is safe to come out of her cage again. I am confident that when her...
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