Author Archives: bloolark

Happy New Year! Webpage updated!

Hello all! I decided, over the past few days, to do some major updates on the rational parrot webpage. The following new pages have been added: Toys: Why they’re important, where to get them, and how to teach parrots to … Continue reading

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The continued Warmy Bed Saga.

A month ago, we purchased a heated cat bed for our small herd of oriental shorthairs. And then, there was a sadly foreseen tragedy. The warmy bed had a seam in the foam around the edge, and someone decided to … Continue reading

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High Tea (April 3rd, 2003 – December 3rd, 2014)

In June of 2003, we went to Petsmart to buy food for my small herd of cats. There, we saw this small, ridiculously coloured little parrot. I read the label under his cage and discovered he was a sun conure. … Continue reading

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The Saga of the Warmy Bed.

There’s a large number of creatures in my household who are very displeased that we live in a cold place. Strangely enough, the generally tropical birds aren’t any of them. However, the cats and the doberman are certain, every time … Continue reading

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Yup, fell behind on pictures again.

Whee. I’m up to my eyeballs in pictures and have not yet managed to post any of them. Life continues to be fun and exciting, full of rapidly cooling weather, work, cat shows, pet care, and all the rest. But … Continue reading

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Training goals: October 2014

I have a bunch of posts previously on training goals, and then I stopped updating. But there is decidedly some news on the subjects! Goals from May: 1) Diet. Done, done, done. It’s been months since all three of my … Continue reading

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Oh the catting (and okay dogs) we will have!

Hi everyone! Nope, not dead yet. And filled to the brim with posts and pictures to update, just haven’t thanks to shows, life, and other fun things. This will be the first of three update posts that will come over … Continue reading

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Heavily cat centric few days here.

There is, of course, the gloriousness of Deuce, who is sweet, demanding, loud, obnoxious, and all of the wonder of Oriental kittens, with giant ears and a purr so loud you can hear it across the room. He’s living free … Continue reading

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Life slowly returns to normal.

Which is the polite way of saying you’ll see lots of cat, dog, and parrot pictures in this post. After five days of hospitalization and one day of at home fluids, Noire’s kidney values have returned to normal. She’s got … Continue reading

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Charlotte ~2001- August 28, 2014

Most of our week has been wrapped up in Noire’s pill drama, but there’s been a quieter, slower issue going on in the background. Charlotte’s been slipping away for six weeks, and we let her go tonight. She was a … Continue reading

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