Monthly Archives: January 2014

A big day!

Every time I bring home a new parrot, I keep him or her separated from the rest of the house until we’ve gone to the vet. While we’re at the vet, I do wellness bloodwork and a fecal to get … Continue reading

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More red bird? MORE RED BIRD!

I’m going to be cruel to you, my readers, and force you to wait for an entirely different post to see the pictures of her meeting the rest of the household. (Spoiler: She’s healthy and we’ve broken quarantine and I’m … Continue reading

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Non-avians living together, mass hysteria!

18 months ago, we brought home a lovely chocolate point siamese cat who we named Jellylorum. Jelly got nicknamed almost immediately ‘The Hater’ for her opinion on dogs. Despite having been raised with a dog, she took an immediate dislike … Continue reading

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All red bird, all the time.

Which is funny, of course, because the last several posts have not, in fact, involved a red bird. We’ve had Tlalli just over three weeks now, and she’s settling in wonderfully. There’s a few specific things that I require of … Continue reading

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Gypsy, ??? – January 15, 2014

In October of 2001, I went to the San Jose (California) Animal Shelter with the intention of adopting a male orange tabby kitten. I left with an adult female calico cat. Gypsy had a ton of health issues throughout her … Continue reading

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Tlalli’s story, part two.

I often don’t put much stock in fate, really. All of how we brought home Tlalli seemed quite magical, but mostly coincidences. Until today. In March of 2013, I saw a post for a four year old greenwing macaw on … Continue reading

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Oh, it’s a bit cold, it’s a bit cold, it’s a bit cold.

As you may be aware, most of North America has been quite chilly in the past few weeks. Here, in Southwestern Ontario, we’ve had temperatures and wind chills down to -25 to -40 C, which I am not going to … Continue reading

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The Ice Storm.

Just before Christmas, Toronto was hit with nearly 36 hours of freezing rain, which did a horrific amount of damage to trees, cut power for almost everyone, and made the entire world into an ice skating rink. We didn’t have … Continue reading

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Cats, helping.

I have a ton of older pictures that apparently I’ve never posted, so I’m going to make a handful of posts over the next while to catch up. As anyone who’s even glanced at this blog knows, I have cats. … Continue reading

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