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The Colorful, Capricious Cockatiel

Cockatiels are one of the most popular breed of pet parrots. Between the various lovely color schemes, their ability to speak and whistle, their friendliness, and their typical longevity, it…

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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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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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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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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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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