Filed under It’s a Bird’s Life

A Blow Dryer with a View

A Blow Dryer with a View

Let’s say that all your life, when you looked at that corded device that delivers hot air out of one end, people said to you, “That is a ‘blow dryer’.” But then let’s say one day you brought a parrot home to stay. And your parrot looked at that same device and discovered, “Wow! A … Continue reading

The Silverware Police

The Silverware Police

Parronts already know that parrots are very curious. They are also very sociable. Wherever you are, whatever you are doing, there is a fairly strong (like 100%) chance your parrot wants to “help” you do it. Take stacking silverware for example. Maybe you are about to wash the silverware. Or maybe you have already washed … Continue reading

When We Cook

When We Cook

Sometimes special occasions demand that individuals who have less natural aptitude for kitchen-related things learn to cook. This is when frozen, take-out or delivered foods can come in handy. But when you do have to prepare any sort of food item for someone you love (whom you do not want to poison) it helps to … Continue reading

Seeing (Very Pretty) Double

Seeing (Very Pretty) Double

Recently a certain photogenic and feathery someone held an impromptu photo shoot. The photo shoot was announced when the model began posing. And posing. And posing. This (of course) required the cameraperson to mobilize and grab her iPhone camera quite quickly to capture the full effect. Author: Shannon Cutts Co-Author: Pearl Cutts

Comfort Food…with a side of feathers

Comfort Food…with a side of feathers

Every so often, parrots (well all birds really) do something called “molting.” This uncomfortable experience is basically the parrot equivalent of the human cold. I never need to wonder if Pearl is molting or not. If he is not molting, all the feathers stay on the bird. If he is molting, I fall in love … Continue reading

Steps to Subduing Prey

Steps to Subduing Prey

When you are lucky enough to be born with talons and a sharp beak, there is no sense in not enjoying the heck out of how useful they are. For instance, let’s say you are ingesting yet another gourmet breakfast. But then after you’ve fortified yourself on the “easy morsels” it is time to break … Continue reading