Category Archives: Tlalli

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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Introducing Cody!

As I had mentioned in a few previous posts, we’ve been keeping an eye out for a few specific species around as companions both for us and for the parrots we currently have. Thus, Tlalli came home, and then Keela. … Continue reading

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Swing in the kitchen!

One of the joys of owning your own house is that you can do crazy things. We had a giant swing in our aviary in Vancouver that was on an old rusty chain. We removed the chain and restrung it … 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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Photos various, or cats, dogs, and birds, oh my.

Life continues along swimmingly. I’ve had the head cold of doom the past two weeks but have somehow survived. The main household issue lately has been what we politely call ‘rotten foot dog’. Noire scraped the side of her foot … Continue reading

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Life continues along, and the final update on Tlalli’s past.

It’s February in Ontario, which means a huge portion of our day to day life involves discussing snow, discussing how cold it is, moving snow from one place to another, and sitting in the car cursing other people who can’t … Continue reading

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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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