Category Archives: Akeelah

Orbit arrived!

Last week, a very large box from the US arrived for me, containing one Jumbo Orbit from Mother Pluckin’ Bird Toys. We have two of their atoms (a large and a jumbo, if I recall), and they’re absolutely awesome. The … Continue reading

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Controversies: Where to get parrots from?

I’ve spent the past many years heavily involved with animals, and I’ve tended towards groups of people online who share my philosophies. Once I started using Facebook a little more and headed out and about in Ontario, I’ve been reminded … Continue reading

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Goals updated!

About a month ago, I wrote up a post about my various parrot related goals, which can be found here. I’m going to keep updating these roughly monthly to show how things are going and to let people get a … Continue reading

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Why you probably don’t want a parrot as a pet.

Since I have a handful of pictures, but not enough for an interesting post, I’m going to intersperse them with some educational text. I post a lot of pictures, pictures of parrots, and of cats, and of dogs. I tell … Continue reading

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The swing has been a huge hit.

The kitchen swing has been so much of a hit that we’re adding another one which is being drilled and crafted as we speak. Of course, we still lack hooks to hang it up, but I’m sure we can manage … Continue reading

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What does it actually look like, living with so many pets?

Thanks to a great deal of environmental arrangements and training, all of my ‘free-range’ type pets are generally okay with each other. By free-range, I mean those who get free time in some part of the household. Not, for example, … Continue reading

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Parrot related goals!

It’s funny, two new parrots in the household, and there’s suddenly a number of specific behavioural goals that come with them. I figured it’s worthwhile to discuss a little bit, mixed with pictures, so that people who read this and … Continue reading

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Chess club and frat boys.

Tonight, we let the pair o’ greys meet each other, and watching them watch Tlalli flail around in joy is possibly the most entertaining thing I’ve ever seen. Greys are relatively reserved parrots (although Keela is much less so than … Continue reading

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Introducing Akeelah.

One of the things that I’ve mentioned of late, and will be discussing more in the future, is parrot companions. The longer I’ve owned parrots, the more I think that they get a great deal out of having a similar-species … Continue reading

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