What Are You Doing To Protect Your Bird From Heat This Summer?
What Are You Doing To Protect Your Bird From Heat This Summer?

What Are You Doing To Protect Your Bird From Heat This Summer?

Summer is the scorching season that prompts us to maintain hydration and treat ourselves with water-rich edibles such as watermelon and various juicy fruits, even cucumbers which are considered fruit because of their seeds.

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Sitting on My Hand My Parrotlet Will Give Me a Good Wallop
My Parrots are Eating House Plants How Dangerous Is This?

Sitting on My Hand My Parrotlet Will Give Me a Good Wallop

Peter M. wrote:

If she (a parrotlet) is sitting on my hand she will turn around and give me a good wallop. She attacks everyone in my family, biting their necks, and arms wherever she can.  It is getting out of control. 

I have a full spectrum light above her cage, and turned it off hoping it would help.   I have reduced her hours of daylight and she is now getting 12 hrs of sleep.

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The Importance of Introducing Toys to Pet Birds Early On
The Importance of Introducing Toys to Pet Birds Early On

The Importance of Introducing Toys to Pet Birds Early On

Dear Catherine,

Omar and Milo are not playing with those wonderful toys.

I’m thinking that the breeder that turns the young budgies over to the animal shelter had probably never exposed them to toys before and they don’t know how to play.

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