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13 How To Make Hummingbird Food

hummingbird wingsI adore hummingbirds. They’re such pretty little creatures to have fluttering around the yard. Every Spring I look at the old note I have stuck to the inside of our recipe cabinet to remind myself of the right sugar to water mix ratio before I make the first batch of food and set the feeders out again. So today I thought I’d share the hummingbird food recipe and how I make a batch.

I’m also including some of my favorite pictures, my favorite place to buy hummingbird feeders, and what I do to keep the feeders clean and nicely filled all Spring, Summer, and Autumn.

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6 Inexpensive Bird Toys

It is important for birds to receive adequate mental stimulation in order to keep from becoming bored, depressed, and destructive. The easiest way to fulfill this need is to supply your pet with plenty of bird-safe toys.

It is not necessary to purchase expensive toys to keep your bird happy!

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4 Health Magazine Names America’s Healthiest Pets

Dogs Ranked #1 Healthiest For Benefiting Humans’ Happiness and Longevity

(New York, NY) – A wealth of studies suggests that pets are good for your health, sometimes in unexpected ways. The right pet can lower your risk for heart disease, curb stress, and even sniff out illnesses. In fact, the more attached you are to your pet, the stronger its protective health benefits may be. Health magazine asked three

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2 Nearly Half of Americans Won’t Flee Without Fido

I received a press release from the American Humane Association which I nearly filed in the “No Sh*t, Sherlock” file here, but then thought I’d post it here since it does include some good information about what you might need to pack up for your pets should you ever be forced to evacuate your house in the threat of bad weather or fires.

So without further ado, here’s the

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3 Pick a Feeder, Any Feeder

(ARA) – Backyard bird feeding is an easy way to enjoy wildlife up close and personal. Feeders, and the beautiful birds that perch upon them, can brighten up any garden or yard. More important, however, is that bird feeding is very beneficial to the outdoor pets we adore so much.

There are many types of birds that have become well-adapted to taking advantage of bird feeders. In fact, according

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3 Pet Lovers Flock to Unique Dating Site

“Forget mainstream dating sites if you have a pet dog, cat, horse or for that matter any kind of pet, what most single pet lovers want is someone who can share the joy and responsibilities of looking after their pet” – says the founder of Pet-Lover.biz – the latest site for pet lovers that recently launched and is well on its way to its first 100,000 members.

Derek Collinson

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4 How To Select The Perfect Bird Cage

by Joe Smith

Birds, just like any other pet, require housing that provides them safety and security. Bird cages are the normal means for this, but before you go out and buy the first bird cage you see, it’s important to know what to look for and how much to expect to spend.

Depending on the size of your birds, the size of a bird cage is extremely

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0 Can Animals and Animal Behaviors Predict the Weather

Do you think animals can predict the weather? In the USA, a groundhog is still used to predict the weather for up to six weeks in advance. If you see the groundhog’s shadow at noon on the 2nd of February, (Groundhog’s Day) then the weather will be cold and wintry for another six weeks.

Have you ever heard the saying that dogs act nervous and cats get frisky as