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    Today, 02:50 PM
    The pecking is incessant. I have tried a number of things including opening the door and dousing the bird with water. It appears to be a Carolina...
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    07-01-2015, 10:31 PM
    katana600 replied to a thread Sigh in The GREY Lounge
    I did a search and found this list of safe and toxic wood...
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    07-01-2015, 10:26 PM
    What a sweet grandma moment. I am so glad you have her in your life. I would love to sit with her and hear her stories of how things have changed...
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    06-29-2015, 10:30 PM
    katana600 replied to a thread Sigh in The GREY Lounge
    Believe me, the mess and the noise and the naughty behavior is a reason to rejoice. It is "normal" parrot stuff. Love to see our shy "frozen"...
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    06-29-2015, 10:23 PM
    The sound of those wings bring me back happy memories. Miss Gilbert is still unable to fly so watching Alfie fly to you just makes me so happy.
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    06-29-2015, 10:19 PM
    katana600 replied to a thread Alfie's vet visit in Health Room
    It may have been a rough go to take Alfie to the vet, but the chipping and beak adjustment are well worth it. He looks great and it must make it...
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    06-28-2015, 11:40 PM
    katana600 replied to a thread Mommys away in The GREY Lounge
    I love how he sings during playtime. Little Rio is going to have lots of stories to tell Mommy when she gets home. He sure looks like he is...
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    06-28-2015, 11:34 PM
    katana600 replied to a thread Sigh in The GREY Lounge
    Perfect thread for me to read today. Miss Gilbert must be getting messages from Dorian. She has been determined to rip the carpet off the steps, so...
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    06-25-2015, 02:02 AM
    Hi Becky, welcome to the forum. Peanut is a lovely girl We have an older Timneh African Grey (TAG) and her first decade was spent as a boy. We had...
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    06-25-2015, 01:43 AM
    Who loves you daddy? Greycie Mae, that's who! I love thinking about all the fun you have with your flock. Kudos on getting the workout finished......
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    06-16-2015, 01:04 AM
    With all the many things that are apt to get a reaction from Miss Gilbert we have had no incidents related to color of objects. However... perhaps...
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    06-16-2015, 12:53 AM
    Little by little we pare down the list of things that stress out Miss Gilbert. Powerful, sustained thunderstorms are still pretty much guaranteed to...
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    06-16-2015, 12:43 AM
    I didn't think the little fellow was going to make it. The transformation with medical care and a loving home is an amazing testament to the ability...
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    06-11-2015, 11:20 AM
    Well done Pat and Lisa. I love that the garage is soundproofed and made into a practice room. Little did you know when you were doing all that prep...
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    06-11-2015, 11:06 AM
    Yes! This is a look we have seen way too often in the ever evolving Miss Gilbert. Usually it is a warning "be careful, Gil's looking owly". Gracie...
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    06-11-2015, 10:59 AM
    Ray, over the years, your words have been a beacon pointing the way for us to learn about Miss Gilbert and to lead the way for her to become an...
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    06-11-2015, 10:46 AM
    Miss Gilbert is my organizer and trainer. She is uncanny and knowing what needs to be done around here and motivating me to get it done. When I was...
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    06-11-2015, 10:31 AM
    I thought Alfie was hiding from the water mister to avoid a shower. I love that little peek-a-boo face looking out. It is great to have an...
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    06-11-2015, 12:46 AM
    Ok, I have to fess up. I know why Miss Gilbert went through a bad spell that led to biting Java. About a week earlier, I got out of bed when I...
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    06-11-2015, 12:25 AM
    I love this Ray. I look forward to hearing more wisdom from Professor Cricket. Thanks.
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    06-11-2015, 12:24 AM
    katana600 replied to a thread Any Ideas? in Training
    We started Gil on parakeet size toys, wafer thin bits of wood, shredded paper, acrylic baubles, adding machine paper tape. Something that really got...
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