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Oh maaaa gaaaaa for once in my life I am on time for #foragingfriday whaaaaaaaattttttttt ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜‚๐ŸŽ‰
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Here are some of my favorite foraging toys by @lilmonstersbirdtoys - yes Shawna you DO spy one of the first toys you ever made for me ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜‚, as I have been hoarding it for about a year, awaiting perfect light and perfect photo op with which to immortalize it whoops lol ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿค— #confessionsofabirdmom .
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In other news, the homemade treats from my @chirpjoy monthly boxes are literal bird crack. ๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ˜† ... The fids go ๐ŸŒ BANANAS ๐ŸŒ for these yummies so you best BELIEVE I make them work hard for this sweet, sweet ambrosia ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘Œ Here we have some birdie granola, with dried fruits and seeds. So fresh and amazing ๐Ÿคฉ I just took a little granola, and, if space allowed, some shredded paper (saved from my @lilmonstersbirdtoys Teeny Talons subscription boxes yayyyyy reduce reuse recycle! ๐Ÿ˜„โ™ป๏ธโœŒ) and made some simple but truly delectable enrichment experiences! ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ‘
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Have a swipe โžก๏ธ for delicious details! ๐Ÿ”๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ’–
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#foraging #enrichment #parrothealth #parrotcare #spoiledpets #parrotenrichment #parrotlovers #ilovemybird #loveyourbird #petsarefamily #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #animalblog #petblogger #petlovers #petaccount #petbirds #animaladdicts #animalsco #petsdaily #smallbusinesslove #lilmonstersbirdtoys #chirpjoy #handmadewithlove #birdtoys #birdtoy #pettoy
Oh maaaa gaaaaa for once in my life I am on time for #foragingfriday  whaaaaaaaattttttttt ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜‚๐ŸŽ‰ . . Here are some of my favorite foraging toys by @lilmonstersbirdtoys - yes Shawna you DO spy one of the first toys you ever made for me ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜‚, as I have been hoarding it for about a year, awaiting perfect light and perfect photo op with which to immortalize it whoops lol ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿค— #confessionsofabirdmom  . . In other news, the homemade treats from my @chirpjoy monthly boxes are literal bird crack. ๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ˜† ... The fids go ๐ŸŒ BANANAS ๐ŸŒ for these yummies so you best BELIEVE I make them work hard for this sweet, sweet ambrosia ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘Œ Here we have some birdie granola, with dried fruits and seeds. So fresh and amazing ๐Ÿคฉ I just took a little granola, and, if space allowed, some shredded paper (saved from my @lilmonstersbirdtoys Teeny Talons subscription boxes yayyyyy reduce reuse recycle! ๐Ÿ˜„โ™ป๏ธโœŒ) and made some simple but truly delectable enrichment experiences! ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ‘ . . Have a swipe โžก๏ธ for delicious details! ๐Ÿ”๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ’– . . . . #foraging  #enrichment  #parrothealth  #parrotcare  #spoiledpets  #parrotenrichment  #parrotlovers  #ilovemybird  #loveyourbird  #petsarefamily  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers  #petaccount  #petbirds  #animaladdicts  #animalsco  #petsdaily  #smallbusinesslove  #lilmonstersbirdtoys  #chirpjoy  #handmadewithlove  #birdtoys  #birdtoy  #pettoy 
One more of the finches because they are sooooo cute eating and they let me get SO close to them with the camera! ๐Ÿ“ธ This is door open, no zoom! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ Ahhhh I love them ๐Ÿ˜ they eat from my hand, too ๐Ÿ˜Œ๐Ÿคฒ๐ŸŒพ๐Ÿฅ๐ŸŒพ๐Ÿฅ
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And no, that's not a giant seagull in my house, that's Chancey! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿค— Anyone with (or who knows) a caique will immediately recognize that ridiculous seagull shriek in the background ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™‰ ... makes me wanna slap him on a boardwalk and throw him a french fry for real for real ... ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ•Š๐ŸŸ๐Ÿ’–
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One more of the finches because they are sooooo cute eating and they let me get SO close to them with the camera! ๐Ÿ“ธ This is door open, no zoom! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ Ahhhh I love them ๐Ÿ˜ they eat from my hand, too ๐Ÿ˜Œ๐Ÿคฒ๐ŸŒพ๐Ÿฅ๐ŸŒพ๐Ÿฅ . . And no, that's not a giant seagull in my house, that's Chancey! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿค— Anyone with (or who knows) a caique will immediately recognize that ridiculous seagull shriek in the background ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™‰ ... makes me wanna slap him on a boardwalk and throw him a french fry for real for real ... ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ•Š๐ŸŸ๐Ÿ’– . . . . #frfr  #notaseagull  #adayinthelife  #dailylifeofourflock  #finchesofinstagram  #finchstagram  #finchesbelike  #finches  #gouldianfinches  #gouldians  #featheredfriends  #fids  #erniethefinch  #rosethefinch  #ernieandrose  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #animaladdicts  #animalsco  #petsdaily  #petaccount  #animalblog  #ilovemybird  #adoptapet  #rescuebird  #rescuesrock  #rescuepets  #petsarefamily 
Ernie always checks out ANYTHING new from EVERY angle (no - literally EVERY angle ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ ๐Ÿ‘‰ swipe to see what I mean ๐Ÿ‘‰ ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚) before trying it to make sure it's safe for his woman Rose - from new perches to new birdbaths to frightfully different new edible offerings ... Ernie proceeds with the UTMOST caution ... ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ And Rose hangs back until he gives her the green light ๐Ÿšฆ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ‘
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Get you a bae like Ernie, folks ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ˜‚ I actually DO measure humans in bird terms (HUGE four toed shoes to fill! I know! My standards are too high! I'll be single forever! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฉ) and I am not settling for anything less than an Ernie or a Scrappy ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ’‹๐Ÿค—
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Which photo is your fave? I am partial to number 8, in which Ernie is exclaiming "oh my GAWD, Rose! This Quiko Exotic Egg Food is as delicious a breakfast as whitefish salad on an H & H bagel!!!!" ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘Œ๐ŸŸ๐Ÿงก (Ernie and Rose are from Long Island in case you didn't know ๐Ÿ—ฝ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿฅจ๐ŸŒŠ )
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Ernie always checks out ANYTHING new from EVERY angle (no - literally EVERY angle ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ ๐Ÿ‘‰ swipe to see what I mean ๐Ÿ‘‰ ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚) before trying it to make sure it's safe for his woman Rose - from new perches to new birdbaths to frightfully different new edible offerings ... Ernie proceeds with the UTMOST caution ... ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ And Rose hangs back until he gives her the green light ๐Ÿšฆ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ‘ . . Get you a bae like Ernie, folks ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ˜‚ I actually DO measure humans in bird terms (HUGE four toed shoes to fill! I know! My standards are too high! I'll be single forever! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฉ) and I am not settling for anything less than an Ernie or a Scrappy ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ’‹๐Ÿค— . . Which photo is your fave? I am partial to number 8, in which Ernie is exclaiming "oh my GAWD, Rose! This Quiko Exotic Egg Food is as delicious a breakfast as whitefish salad on an H & H bagel!!!!" ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘Œ๐ŸŸ๐Ÿงก (Ernie and Rose are from Long Island in case you didn't know ๐Ÿ—ฝ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿฅจ๐ŸŒŠ ) . . . . #relationshipgoals  #bae  #finchesbelike  #finches  #finchesofinstagram  #finch  #finches  #finchstagram  #gouldianfinches  #gouldians  #ilovemybird  #adoptapet  #rescuebird  #rescuesrock  #featheredfriends  #fids  #rosethefinch  #erniethefinch  #ernieandrose  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers  #petaccount  #petsarefamily  #loveyourbird 
๐ŸŽถHappy Monday๐ŸŽถ from me, Tater Tot and the whole flock ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’ž
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UpTate : Tater Tot is in this super fun (and by fun I mean stressful ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ‘) "weaning no mans land". They are starting to refuse feedings, and though they ARE packing seed and millet, they are NOT packing the crop with seed the way I was filling them up with formula ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ˜‚ .
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Also, we have lift off, folks. ๐Ÿ›ซ๐Ÿ•Š๐Ÿ’• Tate is airborne, and *completely* outta control ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜… It's funny because this is EXACTLY what the baby sun conures did to me. They started flying and then feeding times became more about seizing more flight opportunities and honing new skills and they couldn't really focus on eating. ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ So there were a tense couple of weeks while I monitored their food intake like a hawk and got rejected after a few bites whenever I tried to hand feed them -- it was soooooo FRUSTRATING ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ˜… But with Tater Tot, who is so very small, it's downright terrifying. ๐Ÿ˜“I have had to be a little insistent with the feedings to keep their weight up, which I hate doing, because Tate resents being forced to do anything, but I am hopeful within the next week that the Tot will be packing seed like a piggy so I can relax! ๐Ÿ™
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In related news, Tate can now get loft WITHIN the rabbit cage and can fly up above the vet tape and I have found them proudly clinging to the upper bars several times, like heyyyyyyyyy wassupppppppppp ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿ‘‹. ๐Ÿ˜ฑ So the new cage arrived in the nick of time! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘Œ It looks a little smaller in the square footage of the base ๐Ÿ˜• but I think it will be an overall improvement for now ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿ’•
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Oh! The video! ๐Ÿ˜† As Tate's mobility is different than most, I am scared to leave any sort of open container of water in their enclosure so! I'm teaching Tate to use a water bottle! Going to invest in some Beak Butlers (bird water bottles with stainless steel valves) soon, but for now this rabbit bottle is doing the trick - haha!- Tater Tot and their rabbit hand me downs -- little bunny babe! ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿฃ
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๐ŸŽถHappy Monday๐ŸŽถ from me, Tater Tot and the whole flock ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’ž . . UpTate : Tater Tot is in this super fun (and by fun I mean stressful ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ‘) "weaning no mans land". They are starting to refuse feedings, and though they ARE packing seed and millet, they are NOT packing the crop with seed the way I was filling them up with formula ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ˜‚ . . Also, we have lift off, folks. ๐Ÿ›ซ๐Ÿ•Š๐Ÿ’• Tate is airborne, and *completely* outta control ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜… It's funny because this is EXACTLY what the baby sun conures did to me. They started flying and then feeding times became more about seizing more flight opportunities and honing new skills and they couldn't really focus on eating. ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ So there were a tense couple of weeks while I monitored their food intake like a hawk and got rejected after a few bites whenever I tried to hand feed them -- it was soooooo FRUSTRATING ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ˜… But with Tater Tot, who is so very small, it's downright terrifying. ๐Ÿ˜“I have had to be a little insistent with the feedings to keep their weight up, which I hate doing, because Tate resents being forced to do anything, but I am hopeful within the next week that the Tot will be packing seed like a piggy so I can relax! ๐Ÿ™ . . In related news, Tate can now get loft WITHIN the rabbit cage and can fly up above the vet tape and I have found them proudly clinging to the upper bars several times, like heyyyyyyyyy wassupppppppppp ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿ‘‹. ๐Ÿ˜ฑ So the new cage arrived in the nick of time! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘Œ It looks a little smaller in the square footage of the base ๐Ÿ˜• but I think it will be an overall improvement for now ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿ’• . . Oh! The video! ๐Ÿ˜† As Tate's mobility is different than most, I am scared to leave any sort of open container of water in their enclosure so! I'm teaching Tate to use a water bottle! Going to invest in some Beak Butlers (bird water bottles with stainless steel valves) soon, but for now this rabbit bottle is doing the trick - haha!- Tater Tot and their rabbit hand me downs -- little bunny babe! ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿฃ . . . . #creativesolutions  #babycockatiel  #specialneedspets  #mybabybird  #featheredfriends  #fid  #tatertotthetiel  #eightisaflock  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers  #petaccount  #animaladdicts  #animalsco  #petsdaily 
Ernie : *whispers* Rose ... what IS that? Let's stare at it skeptically for a bit ... .
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Rose : *also whispers* I dunno Ernie ... but I HOPE she had ... a coupon ... because I do ... .
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๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿฅš๐Ÿ˜ฑ
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Ernie and Rose's review of Quiko Exotic Egg Food is coming up! Anybirdie ever use this with their softbills? How did they like it? ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿฅš๐Ÿ•Š๐Ÿ’—
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Ernie : *whispers* Rose ... what IS that? Let's stare at it skeptically for a bit ... . . Rose : *also whispers* I dunno Ernie ... but I HOPE she had ... a coupon ... because I do ... . . ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿฅš๐Ÿ˜ฑ . . Ernie and Rose's review of Quiko Exotic Egg Food is coming up! Anybirdie ever use this with their softbills? How did they like it? ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿฅš๐Ÿ•Š๐Ÿ’— . . . . #birdkeeping  #birdkeeper  #softbill  #gouldianfinch  #gouldians  #gouldianfinches  #finchesofinstagram  #finchstagram  #finchesbelike  #ihopeyouhadacoupon  #featheredfriends  #fids  #erniethefinch  #rosethefinch  #ernieandrose  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds  #birdsofinstagram  #animalblog  #petblogger  #adoptapet  #rescuebird  #rescuesrock  #rescuepets  #animaladdicts  #animalsco 
"Come on, woman ... give the followers what they want ... MAS FRIJOLES! ๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿ•บMore Beans!!!!" ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ’™ - Beans .
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Beans is basically all grown up ๐Ÿ˜ข Look at his handsome black beak developing! Like a teenager with their beginner beard and stache ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ–ค Beans is SUPER active - always on the go - and SO much fun to interact with. ๐Ÿคฉ He loves eating and adventure and it's so fun to have a truly tame kakariki hand raised by yours truly ๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿ’๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’™ He's my baby. ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿฃ 10/10 experience would highly recommend ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘Œ
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"Come on, woman ... give the followers what they want ... MAS FRIJOLES! ๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿ•บMore Beans!!!!" ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ’™ - Beans . . Beans is basically all grown up ๐Ÿ˜ข Look at his handsome black beak developing! Like a teenager with their beginner beard and stache ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ–ค Beans is SUPER active - always on the go - and SO much fun to interact with. ๐Ÿคฉ He loves eating and adventure and it's so fun to have a truly tame kakariki hand raised by yours truly ๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿ’๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’™ He's my baby. ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿฃ 10/10 experience would highly recommend ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘Œ . . . . #birdmom  #kakariki  #kakarikis  #kakarikiparrot  #kakarikisofinstagram  #bluekakariki  #parrotsofig  #featheredfriends  #fid  #beansthekakariki  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers  #petaccount  #animaladdicts  #animalsco  #petsdaily  #birdlovers  #instaloveparrots  #petbirds  #parrotlove  #ilovemybird 
When your snack is so bomb, that you need to pause and reflect ๐Ÿคš๐Ÿ˜Œ๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ’™
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Also, #foodbeak (one of my fave hash tags by @rothko.the.rad - I need to step up my game and make some chop though because this meager, watery, blueberry #foodbeak is nothing like the full, lush, Santa Claus beards of food Rothko amasses on his schnozzol ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚) - anybirdie have some good pictures of their own #foodbeak? Please post and share with the hash tag #foodbeak and tag @rothko.the.rad !!! ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ˜‹
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When your snack is so bomb, that you need to pause and reflect ๐Ÿคš๐Ÿ˜Œ๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ’™ . . Also, #foodbeak  (one of my fave hash tags by @rothko.the.rad - I need to step up my game and make some chop though because this meager, watery, blueberry #foodbeak  is nothing like the full, lush, Santa Claus beards of food Rothko amasses on his schnozzol ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚) - anybirdie have some good pictures of their own #foodbeak ? Please post and share with the hash tag #foodbeak  and tag @rothko.the.rad !!! ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ˜‹ . . . . #savorlife  #conurecrazy  #conurelove  #conuresofinstagram  #pineappleturquoise  #greencheekconure  #greencheekconuresofinstagram  #gcc  #conuresofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fid  #shilohjay  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #animaladdicts  #animalsco  #petsdaily  #birdlovers  #instaloveparrots  #ig_birds  #smallbusinesslove  #parrotsandcompany  #bestbirds 
So! An update on Tate's enclosure! I wanted lots of room for Tater Tot to work those wings and legs so I bird proofed a "rabbit" cage. This was actually the cage Baby (#babythebunbun) was living in when I adopted her (๐Ÿ˜•) but it is FAR too small for a rabbit, to be clear.  I wouldn't even put a guinea pig in this cage - but for a baby cockatiel with special needs, it's perfect. ๐Ÿ‘Œ
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So that Tate couldn't stick their head through the bars, and so that they would have something to grab onto for stability, I wrapped the bottom bit of the wire part of the cage with vet tape ... about 6 rolls of it total ๐Ÿ˜† ... lemme tell ya ... securely wrapping a rabbit cage with vet tape is a LOT trickier than it sounds ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™†๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ - but after much time and many mistakes, I got it done ๐Ÿ™Œ
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Tater Tot is loving all the extra space and gets stronger and better at doing everything by the day. Tate is figuring out how to play their hand of beautifully different cards ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’•
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Please enjoy this video of Tater Tot doing mighty flaps and surprising me by scooting on over and leaping right out the door! ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ™†๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’•
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P.s. how do you like that mature and proud whistle?! ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿ’—
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#babybird #babyparrot #babycockatiel #cockatiel #cockatiels #cockatielsworldwide #cockatiellover #cockatielsofinstagram #featheredfriends #fid #tatertotthetiel #teamtatertot #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #ig_birds #animalblog #petblogger #petlovers #petbirds #petscorner #animaladdicts #animalsco #petsdaily #disabledpets #disablednotunable #specialneedsbird #specialneedspet #ilovemybird #happypetclub
So! An update on Tate's enclosure! I wanted lots of room for Tater Tot to work those wings and legs so I bird proofed a "rabbit" cage. This was actually the cage Baby (#babythebunbun ) was living in when I adopted her (๐Ÿ˜•) but it is FAR too small for a rabbit, to be clear. I wouldn't even put a guinea pig in this cage - but for a baby cockatiel with special needs, it's perfect. ๐Ÿ‘Œ . . So that Tate couldn't stick their head through the bars, and so that they would have something to grab onto for stability, I wrapped the bottom bit of the wire part of the cage with vet tape ... about 6 rolls of it total ๐Ÿ˜† ... lemme tell ya ... securely wrapping a rabbit cage with vet tape is a LOT trickier than it sounds ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™†๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ - but after much time and many mistakes, I got it done ๐Ÿ™Œ . . Tater Tot is loving all the extra space and gets stronger and better at doing everything by the day. Tate is figuring out how to play their hand of beautifully different cards ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’• . . Please enjoy this video of Tater Tot doing mighty flaps and surprising me by scooting on over and leaping right out the door! ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ™†๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’• . . P.s. how do you like that mature and proud whistle?! ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿ’— . . . . #babybird  #babyparrot  #babycockatiel  #cockatiel  #cockatiels  #cockatielsworldwide  #cockatiellover  #cockatielsofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fid  #tatertotthetiel  #teamtatertot  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #ig_birds  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers  #petbirds  #petscorner  #animaladdicts  #animalsco  #petsdaily  #disabledpets  #disablednotunable  #specialneedsbird  #specialneedspet  #ilovemybird  #happypetclub 
Well well well look who moved into their first apartment ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ .
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Who wants to see a video of Tater Tot ... ummm ... moving ... like actual moving around moving ??? Not just changing habitats ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™Š๐Ÿค—๐Ÿคฉ๐ŸŽ‰
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#babysteps #smallvictories #babyparrot #babycockatiel #babybird #cockatielsworldwide #cockatiellover #cockatielsofinstagram #cockatiel #cockatiels #cockatielsofig #orangecheeks #featheredfriends #fid #tatertotthetiel #eightisaflock #teamtatertot #animaladdicts #animalsco #petsdaily #disabledpets #disablednotunable #specialneedsbird #specialneedspet #ilovemybird #parrotsareawesome
Well well well look who moved into their first apartment ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ . . Who wants to see a video of Tater Tot ... ummm ... moving ... like actual moving around moving ??? Not just changing habitats ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™Š๐Ÿค—๐Ÿคฉ๐ŸŽ‰ . . . . #babysteps  #smallvictories  #babyparrot  #babycockatiel  #babybird  #cockatielsworldwide  #cockatiellover  #cockatielsofinstagram  #cockatiel  #cockatiels  #cockatielsofig  #orangecheeks  #featheredfriends  #fid  #tatertotthetiel  #eightisaflock  #teamtatertot  #animaladdicts  #animalsco  #petsdaily  #disabledpets  #disablednotunable  #specialneedsbird  #specialneedspet  #ilovemybird  #parrotsareawesome 
Aaaaaaaaannnnnd one more of these two green tomatoes (with green tomatoes in the background, too ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ…), because Bonne Amie's smart little head tilt is everything ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ˜
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#headtilt #bffgoals #parakeet #parakeets #parakeetsofinstagram #budgerigar #budgielover #budgiegram #budgiesofistagram #featheredfriends #fids #parakeetfinley #parakeetbonneamie #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #petoftheday #animalblog #petblogger #petlovers #petaccount #petbirds #animaladdicts #animalsco #petsdaily #instapets #ilovemybird  #happypetclub
Aaaaaaaaannnnnd one more of these two green tomatoes (with green tomatoes in the background, too ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ…), because Bonne Amie's smart little head tilt is everything ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ˜ . . . . #headtilt  #bffgoals  #parakeet  #parakeets  #parakeetsofinstagram  #budgerigar  #budgielover  #budgiegram  #budgiesofistagram  #featheredfriends  #fids  #parakeetfinley  #parakeetbonneamie  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers  #petaccount  #petbirds  #animaladdicts  #animalsco  #petsdaily  #instapets  #ilovemybird  #happypetclub 
One more of moist Tot because I forgot to mention I had a life changing epiphany this past #wetchickenwednesday ... I finally realized what exactly I think wet cockatiel smells like ๐Ÿ˜† I know, I know ... this is like ... latebreaking news here ... ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ“Š
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So I think that wet cockatiels smell liiiiiiike ๐Ÿฅ (( drumroll please )) ๐Ÿฅ ... warm, wet pavement after a summer rain storm ๐Ÿ˜… ... eh?!?! EH?!?! Who's with me on this one? ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ƒโ˜”๐Ÿ’ง
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#birdielicious #babyparrot #babycockatiel #babybird #cockatielsworldwide #cockatiellover #cockatielsofinstagram #featheredfriends #fid #tatertotthetiel #teamtatertot #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #animalblog #petblogger #petlovers #animaladdicts #animalsco #petsdaily #petaccount #birdlovers #instaloveparrots #ig_birds #loveyourbird
One more of moist Tot because I forgot to mention I had a life changing epiphany this past #wetchickenwednesday  ... I finally realized what exactly I think wet cockatiel smells like ๐Ÿ˜† I know, I know ... this is like ... latebreaking news here ... ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ“Š . . So I think that wet cockatiels smell liiiiiiike ๐Ÿฅ (( drumroll please )) ๐Ÿฅ ... warm, wet pavement after a summer rain storm ๐Ÿ˜… ... eh?!?! EH?!?! Who's with me on this one? ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ƒโ˜”๐Ÿ’ง . . . . #birdielicious  #babyparrot  #babycockatiel  #babybird  #cockatielsworldwide  #cockatiellover  #cockatielsofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fid  #tatertotthetiel  #teamtatertot  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers  #animaladdicts  #animalsco  #petsdaily  #petaccount  #birdlovers  #instaloveparrots  #ig_birds  #loveyourbird 
And now for the #petnamestory of Bonne Amie ๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’›
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If you speak French, I am sure you're like "thanks, Captain Obvious for the awe inspiring explanation..." ๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ˜‚ But if you don't! ๐Ÿ˜† Bonne Amie quite literally means "good friend" (of the female persuasion) en franรงais. ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿซโœ” I call her Amie , or B.A.(E.) for short ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿฅ๐ŸŸ๐Ÿฅ–
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I don't know why so many of my birds are French! Lol! They're just trรจs sophisticated like that. ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท
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Bonne Amie earned her name by tirelessly nursing her best friend Finley back to health during a long and frightening recovery period (you can read more about their story at #thestoryoffinleyandbonneamie ๐Ÿ˜„). ๐Ÿ’ Beyond being a lifesaver for Fin, Bonne Amie was a lifesaver for me, providing me with comfort and hope in what sometimes seemed a hopeless situation. She never gave up. So neither did Finley or I. Thank you, Bonne Amie. You are a gangster. ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ˜Œ๐Ÿ’–
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#parakeet #parakeets #parakeetsofinstagram #budgerigar #budgielover #budgiegram #parakeetsofinstagram #parakeetlife #budgielove #budgiesofinstagram #featheredfriends #fid #parakeetbonneamie #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #animaladdicts #animalsco #petsdaily #birdlovers #instaloveparrots #ig_birds #petbirds #animalblog #petblogger #pets_of_our_world
And now for the #petnamestory  of Bonne Amie ๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’› . . If you speak French, I am sure you're like "thanks, Captain Obvious for the awe inspiring explanation..." ๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ˜‚ But if you don't! ๐Ÿ˜† Bonne Amie quite literally means "good friend" (of the female persuasion) en franรงais. ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿซโœ” I call her Amie , or B.A.(E.) for short ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿฅ๐ŸŸ๐Ÿฅ– . . I don't know why so many of my birds are French! Lol! They're just trรจs sophisticated like that. ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท . . Bonne Amie earned her name by tirelessly nursing her best friend Finley back to health during a long and frightening recovery period (you can read more about their story at #thestoryoffinleyandbonneamie  ๐Ÿ˜„). ๐Ÿ’ Beyond being a lifesaver for Fin, Bonne Amie was a lifesaver for me, providing me with comfort and hope in what sometimes seemed a hopeless situation. She never gave up. So neither did Finley or I. Thank you, Bonne Amie. You are a gangster. ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ˜Œ๐Ÿ’– . . . . #parakeet  #parakeets  #parakeetsofinstagram  #budgerigar  #budgielover  #budgiegram  #parakeetsofinstagram  #parakeetlife  #budgielove  #budgiesofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fid  #parakeetbonneamie  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #animaladdicts  #animalsco  #petsdaily  #birdlovers  #instaloveparrots  #ig_birds  #petbirds  #animalblog  #petblogger  #pets_of_our_world 
I heard today is #wetchickenwednesday ... do y'all like my slick little antenna tho? ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿœ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿ’•
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Xoxo ๐Ÿ’‹
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Tater Tot ๐Ÿฃ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿฅ”
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#wetchicken #babyparrot #babycockatiel #babybird #cockatielsworldwide #cockatiellover #cockatielsofinstagram #cockatiel #cockatiels #cockatielsofig #orangecheeks #sultanpapaฤŸanฤฑ #nymphicushollandicus #nymphensittich #featheredfriends #fid #tatertotthetiel #teamtatertot #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #animalblog #petblogger #petlovers #animaladdicts #animalsco
I heard today is #wetchickenwednesday  ... do y'all like my slick little antenna tho? ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿœ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿ’• . . Xoxo ๐Ÿ’‹ . . Tater Tot ๐Ÿฃ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿฅ” . . . . #wetchicken  #babyparrot  #babycockatiel  #babybird  #cockatielsworldwide  #cockatiellover  #cockatielsofinstagram  #cockatiel  #cockatiels  #cockatielsofig  #orangecheeks  #sultanpapaฤŸanฤฑ  #nymphicushollandicus  #nymphensittich  #featheredfriends  #fid  #tatertotthetiel  #teamtatertot  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers  #animaladdicts  #animalsco 
Beautiful, dainty, but fierce Finley ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’›
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Here is her #petnamestory ๐Ÿค—
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Naturally, given the rough start Finley had (you can see #thestoryoffinleyandbonneamie for more details ๐Ÿ˜ƒ), I wanted her name to mean fighter, or warrior. A Scottish name, Finley is the anglicized form of the Gaelic compound names Fionnlagh and Fionnla, with fionn meaning white or fair haired , and laogh meaning warrior. She might not have fair hair ... or any hair, for that matter ... ๐Ÿ˜‚ ... but she sure is a warrior ๐Ÿ’ช so I thought the name Finley suited her to a tee ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ’›
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I would love to hear YOUR #petnamestory -- make a post telling us about the origins of your pet(s)'s name(s) and tag me in the photo to make sure I see it! It is so fun to learn more about your babies! ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’œ
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#parakeetlife #parakeet #parakeets #parakeetsofinstagram #budgerigar #budgielover #budgiegram #budgiesofistagram #featheredfriends #fid #parakeetfinley #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #petoftheday #ig_birds #animalblog #petblogger #petlovers #petaccount #animaladdicts #animalsco #petsdaily #birdlovers #instaloveparrots
Beautiful, dainty, but fierce Finley ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’› . . Here is her #petnamestory  ๐Ÿค— . . Naturally, given the rough start Finley had (you can see #thestoryoffinleyandbonneamie  for more details ๐Ÿ˜ƒ), I wanted her name to mean fighter, or warrior. A Scottish name, Finley is the anglicized form of the Gaelic compound names Fionnlagh and Fionnla, with fionn meaning white or fair haired , and laogh meaning warrior. She might not have fair hair ... or any hair, for that matter ... ๐Ÿ˜‚ ... but she sure is a warrior ๐Ÿ’ช so I thought the name Finley suited her to a tee ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ’› . . I would love to hear YOUR #petnamestory  -- make a post telling us about the origins of your pet(s)'s name(s) and tag me in the photo to make sure I see it! It is so fun to learn more about your babies! ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’œ . . . . #parakeetlife  #parakeet  #parakeets  #parakeetsofinstagram  #budgerigar  #budgielover  #budgiegram  #budgiesofistagram  #featheredfriends  #fid  #parakeetfinley  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers  #petaccount  #animaladdicts  #animalsco  #petsdaily  #birdlovers  #instaloveparrots 
Jacques Pouffant knows how to make it through hump day! Swingin' & singin' ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿ’™
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Pay no mind to my wretched curs whining and barking in the background - try to hone in on Jacques' adorable cheep cheeping *through* their infernal racket ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ™‰ (Note : colorful language used for humor enhancement ; I do NOT actually consider my dogs wretched curs, but I DO consider their racket rather infernal tbh gimme BIRD noise y'all - I want my house to sound like the RAINFOREST ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€โš–๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ™‰๐Ÿ˜‚) .
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Oh wait ... It does ... ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ™†๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ
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Unrelated : every spring/summer I tell myself I'm going to paint that ... shall we say ... super vintage (๐Ÿ˜…) ... wood paneling aaaaaaaaaaand I never do. ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜‚ Anybirdie ever paint wood paneling? Does it turn out well or look even worse? Lol ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿก๐ŸŽจ
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#nothandy #lol #woodpaneling #supervintage #parrotlet #pacificparrotlet #forpus #forpuscoelestis #parrotletsofig #parrotletsofinstagram #parrotletlove #parrotlets #featheredfriends #fid #jacquespouffant #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #petoftheday #ig_birds #animalblog #petblogger #petlovers #petaccount #animaladdicts #animalsco #petsdaily #birdlovers
Jacques Pouffant knows how to make it through hump day! Swingin' & singin' ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿ’™ . . Pay no mind to my wretched curs whining and barking in the background - try to hone in on Jacques' adorable cheep cheeping *through* their infernal racket ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ™‰ (Note : colorful language used for humor enhancement ; I do NOT actually consider my dogs wretched curs, but I DO consider their racket rather infernal tbh gimme BIRD noise y'all - I want my house to sound like the RAINFOREST ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€โš–๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ™‰๐Ÿ˜‚) . . Oh wait ... It does ... ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ™†๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ . . Unrelated : every spring/summer I tell myself I'm going to paint that ... shall we say ... super vintage (๐Ÿ˜…) ... wood paneling aaaaaaaaaaand I never do. ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜‚ Anybirdie ever paint wood paneling? Does it turn out well or look even worse? Lol ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿก๐ŸŽจ . . . . #nothandy  #lol  #woodpaneling  #supervintage  #parrotlet  #pacificparrotlet  #forpus  #forpuscoelestis  #parrotletsofig  #parrotletsofinstagram  #parrotletlove  #parrotlets  #featheredfriends  #fid  #jacquespouffant  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers  #petaccount  #animaladdicts  #animalsco  #petsdaily  #birdlovers 
Ready for another intense tale? I present to you Finley and Bonne Amie ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’š
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I heard a radio blurb that after a few glasses of wine, Amazon users' orders go up by something crazy like 400%, and that they have a surge in orders past 9 pm, as drunk shoppers are feeling reckless. ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™†๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ And I chuckled to myself. Because after a dinner one night where it was totally wine o'clock (๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿฅ‚๐Ÿคช) Iiiiiiiiiii ordered some parakeets ๐Ÿ™ƒ
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These girls were supposed to be in transit to me for one day. I spent a whole lot on shipping to guarantee that ๐Ÿ˜ค Due to storms, they spent FOUR DAYS in a box ๐Ÿ˜”๐Ÿ’” Of course they had food and water, air, etc. But Finley (right) was in such a state of shock when she arrived that her entire left side was paralyzed. When her shock faded, her foot began gripping but she was lethargic, with strange poo, and was not flying like Bonne Amie. The doc put her on a course of Baytril. At first, she got worse. She was fluffed up in the bottom of the cage. Not preening. I was syringe feeding her but feeding a sick bird is much scarier and less natural than feeding a hungry chick. I was so afraid of aspirating her. She was so weak and tiny. But then Bonne Amie (left) stepped in. ๐Ÿ™Œ SHE helped me by feeding and preening Finley. I would clean F's underfluffies and medicate and syringe feed small meals twice a day, but B.A. took care of the rest. ๐Ÿ‘Œ Finley was in rough shape for quite some time, and I had been warned she could very possibly die. But slowly, she rallied ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’— Bonne Amie literally took her friend under her wing, kept her warm and well fed so the medicine could work, and saved her life. ๐Ÿ’– .
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Now, mature and with a clean bill of health, these two have been released to the flock room and couldn't be happier. I am interested to see if they will remain lifelong friends, or now go their own separate ways! Like the millet of time through an hourglass, THESE are the birbs of our lives ... ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’š
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#bffgoals #besties #parakeetlife #thestoryoffinleyandbonneamie #parakeetsofinstagram #parakeetlover #parakeetsofig #budgielove #budgiebird #featheredfriends #fids #parakeetbonneamie #parakeetfinley #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets
Ready for another intense tale? I present to you Finley and Bonne Amie ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’š . . I heard a radio blurb that after a few glasses of wine, Amazon users' orders go up by something crazy like 400%, and that they have a surge in orders past 9 pm, as drunk shoppers are feeling reckless. ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™†๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ And I chuckled to myself. Because after a dinner one night where it was totally wine o'clock (๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿฅ‚๐Ÿคช) Iiiiiiiiiii ordered some parakeets ๐Ÿ™ƒ . . These girls were supposed to be in transit to me for one day. I spent a whole lot on shipping to guarantee that ๐Ÿ˜ค Due to storms, they spent FOUR DAYS in a box ๐Ÿ˜”๐Ÿ’” Of course they had food and water, air, etc. But Finley (right) was in such a state of shock when she arrived that her entire left side was paralyzed. When her shock faded, her foot began gripping but she was lethargic, with strange poo, and was not flying like Bonne Amie. The doc put her on a course of Baytril. At first, she got worse. She was fluffed up in the bottom of the cage. Not preening. I was syringe feeding her but feeding a sick bird is much scarier and less natural than feeding a hungry chick. I was so afraid of aspirating her. She was so weak and tiny. But then Bonne Amie (left) stepped in. ๐Ÿ™Œ SHE helped me by feeding and preening Finley. I would clean F's underfluffies and medicate and syringe feed small meals twice a day, but B.A. took care of the rest. ๐Ÿ‘Œ Finley was in rough shape for quite some time, and I had been warned she could very possibly die. But slowly, she rallied ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’— Bonne Amie literally took her friend under her wing, kept her warm and well fed so the medicine could work, and saved her life. ๐Ÿ’– . . Now, mature and with a clean bill of health, these two have been released to the flock room and couldn't be happier. I am interested to see if they will remain lifelong friends, or now go their own separate ways! Like the millet of time through an hourglass, THESE are the birbs of our lives ... ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’š . . . . #bffgoals  #besties  #parakeetlife  #thestoryoffinleyandbonneamie  #parakeetsofinstagram  #parakeetlover  #parakeetsofig  #budgielove  #budgiebird  #featheredfriends  #fids  #parakeetbonneamie  #parakeetfinley  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets 
Baby Tate's first real yup yup ๐Ÿ˜ ... a v important milestone for every @fluff.n.blubber chick. ๐ŸŽˆ๐Ÿฃ๐ŸŽˆ
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So funny when I'm like "are you cute? Are you sweet?" you hear Chancey, Tony, and Romby screm back "yes we are!!!" ahhhh so melodious ... like a choir of tropical angels ... truly... ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™‰๐Ÿ˜
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#yupyup #babybird #babycockatiel #babyparrot #cockatielsofinstagram #cockatielsworldwide #cockatiellover #cockatiels #featheredfriends #fid #tatertotthetiel #teamtatertot #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #animaladdicts #animalsco #petsdaily #animalblog #petblogger #petlovers #petaccount #ilovemybird #mybabybird
Baby Tate's first real yup yup ๐Ÿ˜ ... a v important milestone for every @fluff.n.blubber chick. ๐ŸŽˆ๐Ÿฃ๐ŸŽˆ . . So funny when I'm like "are you cute? Are you sweet?" you hear Chancey, Tony, and Romby screm back "yes we are!!!" ahhhh so melodious ... like a choir of tropical angels ... truly... ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™‰๐Ÿ˜ . . . . #yupyup  #babybird  #babycockatiel  #babyparrot  #cockatielsofinstagram  #cockatielsworldwide  #cockatiellover  #cockatiels  #featheredfriends  #fid  #tatertotthetiel  #teamtatertot  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #animaladdicts  #animalsco  #petsdaily  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers  #petaccount  #ilovemybird  #mybabybird 
Happy Tuesday from this smol bean! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿฅ”๐Ÿฃโค .
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Free from their (well intentioned) shackles, Tater Tot is blossoming. ๐Ÿ™Œ They are able to lift their body via fervent wing flappies and sort of hovercraft out of their fake-boob-in-a-glove-in-a-salad-bowl-nest (๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿฅ—๐Ÿ‘) now, and I often find the Tot casually wading in the soft paper bedding - which makes the perfect sort of "ball pit" to suspend Tate and let them "swim", in a way. Sort of like a duck. ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿฆ†๐Ÿ’•
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Tater's appetite is back to bangin' ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘Œ They take 3 (or sometimes even 4!) robust feedings per day and continue to steadily put on weight (that weight gain will begin to taper off - Tate is already heavier than Scrappy was as an adult ๐Ÿ˜…). Tate is also packing seed like a champ. Super independent, Tater Tot can eat and play on their own, and they love throwing around and chewing foot toys. ๐Ÿค—
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The next step! While I wait for T's wheelchair story to develop - I am going to outfit one of my post-op rabbit rest cages to be a differently abled cockatiel enclosure, so Tate can continue to work their leg muscles "wading" in waist high bedding, and fully extend and flap the wings without banging into anything when they're really getting in the zone - sometimes the flap sessions get REALLY enthusiastic and wild, y'all ๐Ÿฆ…๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘
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So that's where we are right now, and I am super excited to see what the future holds for this bright, bubbly, little babe with the indomitable spirit โค๐Ÿ™โค
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#babybird #babyparrot #babycockatiel #cockatiel #cockatiels #cockatielsworldwide #cockatiellover #cockatielsofinstagram #featheredfriends #fid #tatertotthetiel #teamtatertot #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #disabledpets #disablednotunable #specialneedsbird #specialneedspet #animalblog #petblogger #petlovers
Happy Tuesday from this smol bean! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿฅ”๐Ÿฃโค . . Free from their (well intentioned) shackles, Tater Tot is blossoming. ๐Ÿ™Œ They are able to lift their body via fervent wing flappies and sort of hovercraft out of their fake-boob-in-a-glove-in-a-salad-bowl-nest (๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿฅ—๐Ÿ‘) now, and I often find the Tot casually wading in the soft paper bedding - which makes the perfect sort of "ball pit" to suspend Tate and let them "swim", in a way. Sort of like a duck. ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿฆ†๐Ÿ’• . . Tater's appetite is back to bangin' ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘Œ They take 3 (or sometimes even 4!) robust feedings per day and continue to steadily put on weight (that weight gain will begin to taper off - Tate is already heavier than Scrappy was as an adult ๐Ÿ˜…). Tate is also packing seed like a champ. Super independent, Tater Tot can eat and play on their own, and they love throwing around and chewing foot toys. ๐Ÿค— . . The next step! While I wait for T's wheelchair story to develop - I am going to outfit one of my post-op rabbit rest cages to be a differently abled cockatiel enclosure, so Tate can continue to work their leg muscles "wading" in waist high bedding, and fully extend and flap the wings without banging into anything when they're really getting in the zone - sometimes the flap sessions get REALLY enthusiastic and wild, y'all ๐Ÿฆ…๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘ . . So that's where we are right now, and I am super excited to see what the future holds for this bright, bubbly, little babe with the indomitable spirit โค๐Ÿ™โค . . . . #babybird  #babyparrot  #babycockatiel  #cockatiel  #cockatiels  #cockatielsworldwide  #cockatiellover  #cockatielsofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fid  #tatertotthetiel  #teamtatertot  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #disabledpets  #disablednotunable  #specialneedsbird  #specialneedspet  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers 
When you are so inordinately stoked over the "chicken filet silicone bra inserts" (yes the packaging called them chicken filets! ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ”) that you bought to cushion your baby cockatiel's buns that you download a Boomeramg type video looping app because real Boomerang hasn't worked on your phone for months (color distortion issues ๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ˜‚) yet you were going for that sped up, choppy aesthetic so you deemed it TOP priority to present this masterpiece in faux Boomerang form .... yeah ... that ... ๐Ÿ˜† ... this is my new Saturday night ... ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘Œ #birdmomlife
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In a quest to maximize Tater Tot's comfort, I bought some boob boosters to put inside the nest Ove Glove to make it feel like a squishy hand ... or bosom ... your choice ... ๐Ÿ™†๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ˜… ... My Amazon order history gets more bizarre by the day I tell ya!!! ๐Ÿ˜† The customer service people are like "so now she is buying fake boobs ... to put IN the fake hands?!" ... ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿคฒ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ‘
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#oddlysatisfying #newideas #thinkingoutsidethebox #innovations #chickencutlets #lmao #whenamazongetsweird #cockatiellover #cockatielsworldwide #cockatielsofinstagram #featheredfriends #fid #tatertotthetiel #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #animaladdicts #animalsco #petsdaily #disabledpets #disablednotunable #specialneedsbird #specialneedspet #animalblog #petblogger #petlovers
When you are so inordinately stoked over the "chicken filet silicone bra inserts" (yes the packaging called them chicken filets! ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ”) that you bought to cushion your baby cockatiel's buns that you download a Boomeramg type video looping app because real Boomerang hasn't worked on your phone for months (color distortion issues ๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ˜‚) yet you were going for that sped up, choppy aesthetic so you deemed it TOP priority to present this masterpiece in faux Boomerang form .... yeah ... that ... ๐Ÿ˜† ... this is my new Saturday night ... ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘Œ #birdmomlife  . . In a quest to maximize Tater Tot's comfort, I bought some boob boosters to put inside the nest Ove Glove to make it feel like a squishy hand ... or bosom ... your choice ... ๐Ÿ™†๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ˜… ... My Amazon order history gets more bizarre by the day I tell ya!!! ๐Ÿ˜† The customer service people are like "so now she is buying fake boobs ... to put IN the fake hands?!" ... ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿคฒ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ‘ . . . . #oddlysatisfying  #newideas  #thinkingoutsidethebox  #innovations  #chickencutlets  #lmao  #whenamazongetsweird  #cockatiellover  #cockatielsworldwide  #cockatielsofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fid  #tatertotthetiel  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #animaladdicts  #animalsco  #petsdaily  #disabledpets  #disablednotunable  #specialneedsbird  #specialneedspet  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers 
Thank you @mythreegreenfids and ... errr ... shoot! Who else tagged me in this #myhappyfacechallenge ? @rothko.the.rad ? @happy.cockatiel.corner ? Second party please reveal yourself so I can properly thank you ๐Ÿคฆ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿค— EDIT : thank you @rothko.the.rad AND @davidandsalad as well! ๐Ÿ™†๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜š I knew it was a conure and cockatiel combo ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘
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This is a #throwback to baby Beans, with his happy face, and I in my happy place, on his first night home ๐Ÿ’— The baby days of all species (and life itself ๐Ÿ˜ฑ) are (is ๐Ÿค“) so fleeting that I find myself scrambling and reaching for the brakes every day trying to slow down and really relish these precious moments ๐Ÿ’™ .
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I tag @dinobirbs , @myparrotlife and @somi.budgie to show us your beautiful happy faces. And I invite everyone who hasn't participated to join the #myhappyfacechallenge ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ‘ And apologies if you have already done it - I am literally THE worst about timeliness with my challenges yayyyyy ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ‘๐ŸŽ‰ #latetotheparty .
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#myhappyface #myhappyplace #mybabybird #kakariki #kakarikis #kakarikiparrot #bluekakariki #kakarikisofinstagram #parrotsofinstagram #featheredfriends #fid #beansthekakariki #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #animaladdicts #animalsco #petsdaily #petaccount #animalblog #petblogger #petlovers #petbirds #petscorner
Thank you @mythreegreenfids and ... errr ... shoot! Who else tagged me in this #myhappyfacechallenge  ? @rothko.the.rad ? @happy.cockatiel.corner ? Second party please reveal yourself so I can properly thank you ๐Ÿคฆ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿค— EDIT : thank you @rothko.the.rad AND @davidandsalad as well! ๐Ÿ™†๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜š I knew it was a conure and cockatiel combo ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘ . . This is a #throwback  to baby Beans, with his happy face, and I in my happy place, on his first night home ๐Ÿ’— The baby days of all species (and life itself ๐Ÿ˜ฑ) are (is ๐Ÿค“) so fleeting that I find myself scrambling and reaching for the brakes every day trying to slow down and really relish these precious moments ๐Ÿ’™ . . I tag @dinobirbs , @myparrotlife and @somi.budgie to show us your beautiful happy faces. And I invite everyone who hasn't participated to join the #myhappyfacechallenge  ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ‘ And apologies if you have already done it - I am literally THE worst about timeliness with my challenges yayyyyy ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ‘๐ŸŽ‰ #latetotheparty  . . . . #myhappyface  #myhappyplace  #mybabybird  #kakariki  #kakarikis  #kakarikiparrot  #bluekakariki  #kakarikisofinstagram  #parrotsofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fid  #beansthekakariki  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #animaladdicts  #animalsco  #petsdaily  #petaccount  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers  #petbirds  #petscorner 
One more of J. Pouf because his tiniest eyelashes are breathing life into my crumpled soul ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿคฉ .
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Jk y'all - soul is totes not crumpled ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ‘ But these tiny lashes ARE giving me life ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜
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#mybabybird #parrotlet #pacificparrotlet #forpus #forpuscoelestis #parrotletsofig #celestialparrotlet #parrotletsofinstagram #featheredfriends #fid #jacquespouffant #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #petoftheday #ig_birds #animalblog #petblogger #petlovers #petaccount #petbirds #animaladdicts #animalsco #petsdaily #birdlovers #instaloveparrots #animalonearth #birb #birbstagram
One more of J. Pouf because his tiniest eyelashes are breathing life into my crumpled soul ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿคฉ . . Jk y'all - soul is totes not crumpled ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ‘ But these tiny lashes ARE giving me life ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ . . . . #mybabybird  #parrotlet  #pacificparrotlet  #forpus  #forpuscoelestis  #parrotletsofig  #celestialparrotlet  #parrotletsofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fid  #jacquespouffant  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers  #petaccount  #petbirds  #animaladdicts  #animalsco  #petsdaily  #birdlovers  #instaloveparrots  #animalonearth  #birb  #birbstagram 
Nice, full croppie (va va voom! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜‚), a begrudgingly washed face, and bod gently and casually draped with a wash cloth so as not to catch a chill ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿฅ”๐Ÿฃ ... even though it's summer ... ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ‘ #professionalworryer .
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Tater Tot is chilling like a boss this weekend. What is on YOUR weekend agenda? Tate wants to know ... ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿค”๐Ÿค—๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿ˜š๐Ÿ’•
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#weekendvibes #babybird #babyparrot #babycockatiel #cockatiel #cockatiels #cockatielsworldwide #cockatiellovers #cockatielsofinstagram #featheredfriends #fid #tatertotthetiel #eightisaflock #teamtatertot #animaladdicts #animalsco #petsdaily #disabledpets #disablednotunable #specialneedsbird #specialneedspet #animalblog #petblogger #petlovers
Nice, full croppie (va va voom! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜‚), a begrudgingly washed face, and bod gently and casually draped with a wash cloth so as not to catch a chill ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿฅ”๐Ÿฃ ... even though it's summer ... ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ‘ #professionalworryer  . . Tater Tot is chilling like a boss this weekend. What is on YOUR weekend agenda? Tate wants to know ... ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿค”๐Ÿค—๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿ˜š๐Ÿ’• . . . . #weekendvibes  #babybird  #babyparrot  #babycockatiel  #cockatiel  #cockatiels  #cockatielsworldwide  #cockatiellovers  #cockatielsofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fid  #tatertotthetiel  #eightisaflock  #teamtatertot  #animaladdicts  #animalsco  #petsdaily  #disabledpets  #disablednotunable  #specialneedsbird  #specialneedspet  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers 
Oops! Did I forget to mention there was an additional stowaway when I got Fifi? ๐Ÿคญ๐Ÿ˜… Their #petnamestory will make (some of you) laugh ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ’™
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So once again I was researching all these wonderful Spanish names for this little blue dreamboat ... Peruvian slang for "little boy" ... Mexican terms of endearment ... aboriginal words meaning blue ... etc ...๐Ÿ˜† ... but a persistent voice in my head kept whispering ๐Ÿ‘ป "Jacques Pouffant ... il s'appelle Jacques Pouffant ..." ๐Ÿ‘ป ... and ... as he looks just like the illustrious @jack_fluffies when he looks down his beak at me, as we greatly admire and respect King Floofs, our dapper and educated French speaking friend from the north, and as "Jacques" sounds really nice with "Fifi", it just stuck! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ
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Jacques is bright, bubbly, active, and friendly. He loves to sing and chortle, and is a huge fan of the scritch (which I find is a total parrotlet thing - they are scritchaholics! ๐Ÿ˜), oh and also a huge fan of the beaky warning ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜ˆ ahhhh I love him!!! Welcome, my tiny, blue prince! ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ’™
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#parrotlet #pacificparrotlet #forpus #forpuscoelestis #celestialparrotlet #parrotletlove #parrotletlovers #parrotletsofig #parrotletsofinstagram #featheredfriends #fid #jacquespouffant #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #petoftheday #birdsofinstagram #animalblog #petblogger #petlovers #petaccount #petbirds #animaladdicts #animalsco #petsdaily #birdlovers #animalsmood #petscorner
Oops! Did I forget to mention there was an additional stowaway when I got Fifi? ๐Ÿคญ๐Ÿ˜… Their #petnamestory  will make (some of you) laugh ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ’™ . . So once again I was researching all these wonderful Spanish names for this little blue dreamboat ... Peruvian slang for "little boy" ... Mexican terms of endearment ... aboriginal words meaning blue ... etc ...๐Ÿ˜† ... but a persistent voice in my head kept whispering ๐Ÿ‘ป "Jacques Pouffant ... il s'appelle Jacques Pouffant ..." ๐Ÿ‘ป ... and ... as he looks just like the illustrious @jack_fluffies when he looks down his beak at me, as we greatly admire and respect King Floofs, our dapper and educated French speaking friend from the north, and as "Jacques" sounds really nice with "Fifi", it just stuck! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ . . Jacques is bright, bubbly, active, and friendly. He loves to sing and chortle, and is a huge fan of the scritch (which I find is a total parrotlet thing - they are scritchaholics! ๐Ÿ˜), oh and also a huge fan of the beaky warning ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜ˆ ahhhh I love him!!! Welcome, my tiny, blue prince! ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ’™ . . . . #parrotlet  #pacificparrotlet  #forpus  #forpuscoelestis  #celestialparrotlet  #parrotletlove  #parrotletlovers  #parrotletsofig  #parrotletsofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fid  #jacquespouffant  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #birdsofinstagram  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers  #petaccount  #petbirds  #animaladdicts  #animalsco  #petsdaily  #birdlovers  #animalsmood  #petscorner 
Time for a quick update on Tate the Great ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŒผ๐Ÿฃ
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Yesterday was very difficult for us. Tate's grit and determination are amazing, but in the context of leg hobbling, this blessing was a curse. ๐Ÿ˜ฅ The Tot was struggling so furiously. Their "sleep" did not look restful, but more like brief, fitful periods of passing out from sheer exhaustion. Appetite was way down, denoting stress. T had made the left eye swollen and bald from flapping futilely with the bandaged wing. The vet had also warned me that they CAN literally struggle themselves to death in these restraints, and to use my judgement. So last night, after much thought, I cut Tate loose. ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ
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It would be one thing if this were a simple splay : two good legs and two good feet simply set too wide apart. Tate's situation is so much MORE than just a splay, and even if we COULD straighten two deformed legs ... would they even work? Well. None of it would be worth anything if Tater Tot died of panic and starvation in the meanwhile, so I had to pull the plug. As I carefully and painstakingly cut the wrapping and soaked off the tape, I felt like a failure. Like I should have stuck with it. ๐Ÿ˜”
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But when I removed the leg restraints and saw they were bloody from friction and fretting (๐Ÿ˜ญ) ... I knew I had done the right thing. ๐Ÿ’
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Upon being freed, Tate whistled (a mighty adult cockatiel whistle?!?! At the age of five weeks - what?! ๐Ÿ˜ณ) and flapped their wings proudly and actually started scooting around in my hand with their wacky legs, just as they are, as if to say "Can we please just work with what I've got? I can do stuff just in different ways - look!" Appetite is back. Old personality is back. The Tot is rejuvenated. If Tate's crazy legs don't bother them they don't bother me. ๐Ÿ™Œ
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The next step? I have an email out to the designer of @k9carts (who is on vacation but brought his 3-D printer - now THAT is dedication! ๐Ÿ˜„) to hopefully design a flying chair for Tater Tot. I spoke with Glenn's lovely mother Barbara on the phone and she said they have never done a cockatiel chair, but that Glenn loves a good challenge - so fingers crossed we can get sweet bb Tate up and mobile asap! ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿ˜
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Time for a quick update on Tate the Great ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŒผ๐Ÿฃ . . Yesterday was very difficult for us. Tate's grit and determination are amazing, but in the context of leg hobbling, this blessing was a curse. ๐Ÿ˜ฅ The Tot was struggling so furiously. Their "sleep" did not look restful, but more like brief, fitful periods of passing out from sheer exhaustion. Appetite was way down, denoting stress. T had made the left eye swollen and bald from flapping futilely with the bandaged wing. The vet had also warned me that they CAN literally struggle themselves to death in these restraints, and to use my judgement. So last night, after much thought, I cut Tate loose. ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ . . It would be one thing if this were a simple splay : two good legs and two good feet simply set too wide apart. Tate's situation is so much MORE than just a splay, and even if we COULD straighten two deformed legs ... would they even work? Well. None of it would be worth anything if Tater Tot died of panic and starvation in the meanwhile, so I had to pull the plug. As I carefully and painstakingly cut the wrapping and soaked off the tape, I felt like a failure. Like I should have stuck with it. ๐Ÿ˜” . . But when I removed the leg restraints and saw they were bloody from friction and fretting (๐Ÿ˜ญ) ... I knew I had done the right thing. ๐Ÿ’ . . Upon being freed, Tate whistled (a mighty adult cockatiel whistle?!?! At the age of five weeks - what?! ๐Ÿ˜ณ) and flapped their wings proudly and actually started scooting around in my hand with their wacky legs, just as they are, as if to say "Can we please just work with what I've got? I can do stuff just in different ways - look!" Appetite is back. Old personality is back. The Tot is rejuvenated. If Tate's crazy legs don't bother them they don't bother me. ๐Ÿ™Œ . . The next step? I have an email out to the designer of @k9carts (who is on vacation but brought his 3-D printer - now THAT is dedication! ๐Ÿ˜„) to hopefully design a flying chair for Tater Tot. I spoke with Glenn's lovely mother Barbara on the phone and she said they have never done a cockatiel chair, but that Glenn loves a good challenge - so fingers crossed we can get sweet bb Tate up and mobile asap! ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿ˜ . . . .
Three days, two vet trips, and three incarnations of "nest" situations later ... ๐Ÿ˜…
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Tater Tot's wings are strong. Not only can they LIFT via flutter, but they can also PUSH UP with them like arms (๐Ÿ˜ถ) and use them like kick stands on a bike. Because of these unusually strong and oddly adapted wings, Tate was able to hoist themself out of my silicone hand set up (๐Ÿ˜ฑ) , pull their foot out of the bandage (๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ) and was sitting in the signature (totally wrong ๐Ÿ˜“) side saddle kung fu kick position this morning, looking quite pleased with themselves as they smiled at me unapologetically ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ‘Œ #dammitman
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Back to the vet we went and we came to the conclusion that we had to really IMMOBILIZE this babe, as Tate is STRONG ๐Ÿ’ช So here is the new idea ... Tate's feet are tethered to tongue depressers, which are taped to the box. T's tail feathers are also taped to the box to help hold their body up in classic tyrannosaurus rex pose ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿฆ– The extra strong and naughty wing has been bound. Tate is cushioned by a towel. It is very painful for me to watch Tater Tot struggle against the equipment. But in this set up, the legs are held so perfectly in place - Tate is standing on their own to feet for the first time ever. I REALLY want to try to make this work. ๐Ÿ™ I cannot tell you how hard it is to not even be able to pick Tate up and comfort them ๐Ÿ’”
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I am also using my judgement and monitoring the situation closely. If Tate cannot adjust, and it is nothing but stress and struggle. If T will not take proper meals. If they seem panicked - I will pull the plug on hobbling, because I would rather have Tate deformed and happy than panicking themselves to death over something that may or may not work. ๐Ÿ™ƒ
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We are doing our best, but have a long LONG road ahead. The Tot took a respectable sized hand feeding for dinner and I gave them some pain meds just in case because I fathom all this manipulation HAS to hurt. Now they are resting. And I am watching like a stalker. ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘€
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#teamtatertot #babyparrot #babycockatiel #cockatiel #cockatiels #cockatielsworldwide #cockatiellovers #cockatielsofinstagram #featheredfriends #fid #tatertotthetiel #eightisaflock #animalblog
Three days, two vet trips, and three incarnations of "nest" situations later ... ๐Ÿ˜… . . Tater Tot's wings are strong. Not only can they LIFT via flutter, but they can also PUSH UP with them like arms (๐Ÿ˜ถ) and use them like kick stands on a bike. Because of these unusually strong and oddly adapted wings, Tate was able to hoist themself out of my silicone hand set up (๐Ÿ˜ฑ) , pull their foot out of the bandage (๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ) and was sitting in the signature (totally wrong ๐Ÿ˜“) side saddle kung fu kick position this morning, looking quite pleased with themselves as they smiled at me unapologetically ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ‘Œ #dammitman  . . Back to the vet we went and we came to the conclusion that we had to really IMMOBILIZE this babe, as Tate is STRONG ๐Ÿ’ช So here is the new idea ... Tate's feet are tethered to tongue depressers, which are taped to the box. T's tail feathers are also taped to the box to help hold their body up in classic tyrannosaurus rex pose ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿฆ– The extra strong and naughty wing has been bound. Tate is cushioned by a towel. It is very painful for me to watch Tater Tot struggle against the equipment. But in this set up, the legs are held so perfectly in place - Tate is standing on their own to feet for the first time ever. I REALLY want to try to make this work. ๐Ÿ™ I cannot tell you how hard it is to not even be able to pick Tate up and comfort them ๐Ÿ’” . . I am also using my judgement and monitoring the situation closely. If Tate cannot adjust, and it is nothing but stress and struggle. If T will not take proper meals. If they seem panicked - I will pull the plug on hobbling, because I would rather have Tate deformed and happy than panicking themselves to death over something that may or may not work. ๐Ÿ™ƒ . . We are doing our best, but have a long LONG road ahead. The Tot took a respectable sized hand feeding for dinner and I gave them some pain meds just in case because I fathom all this manipulation HAS to hurt. Now they are resting. And I am watching like a stalker. ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘€ . . . . #teamtatertot  #babyparrot  #babycockatiel  #cockatiel  #cockatiels  #cockatielsworldwide  #cockatiellovers  #cockatielsofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fid  #tatertotthetiel  #eightisaflock  #animalblog 
Clearly , Basil and Niรฑa have been observing (the sometimes Creepy) Hux of @dinobirbs and have been working tirelessly to perfect their creep status in the presence of the master ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€
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It's a double creep! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿค— No but really, you two ... tell me how you REALLY feel when I take pictures of anyone other than you ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ˜‚โค๐Ÿ“ธ
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#jealous #creepers #greencheekconuresofinstagram #greencheekconure #greencheekconures #mintgreencheekconure #yellowsideddilute #gcc #featheredfriends #fids #basilthemint #sagethemint #niรฑathepiรฑa #chickyboobops #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #petoftheday #ig_birds #birdsofinstagram #animalblog #petblogger #petlovers #petaccount #petbirds #animaladdicts #animalsco
Clearly , Basil and Niรฑa have been observing (the sometimes Creepy) Hux of @dinobirbs and have been working tirelessly to perfect their creep status in the presence of the master ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€ . . It's a double creep! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿค— No but really, you two ... tell me how you REALLY feel when I take pictures of anyone other than you ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ˜‚โค๐Ÿ“ธ . . . . #jealous  #creepers  #greencheekconuresofinstagram  #greencheekconure  #greencheekconures  #mintgreencheekconure  #yellowsideddilute  #gcc  #featheredfriends  #fids  #basilthemint  #sagethemint  #niรฑathepiรฑa  #chickyboobops  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds  #birdsofinstagram  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers  #petaccount  #petbirds  #animaladdicts  #animalsco 
Aaaaaand the new setup! With Tate's legs bound together, being propped up comfortably in a bowl was nothing short of impossible. โ˜น T only seemed comfortable in my hand, with their legs dangling between my fingers. HOW could I recreate this?! ๐Ÿค”โ“
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Re-enter : silicone hand ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘ I flipped a triangular training perch upside down, put it in a snug fitting Rubbermaid container, and used vet tape to secure the hand in a Spok-like position in the base of the stand ๐Ÿ––๐Ÿ˜„ ; then I lined the opening with gauze, padded the entire thing, and lowered the Tot inside ๐Ÿ˜… It seems to be working! But lemme tell ya ... .
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This is not easy. Seeing Tate struggle to find balance in a new orientation when the old one felt so RIGHT is very difficult for me. It actually makes my stomach hurt ๐Ÿ™ƒ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ What can I say - my birds get me emotional ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™†๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ Tate was able to hoist themselves up out of the apparatus, swing their legs to the side, and rip off the tape (what the ๐Ÿคฌ๐Ÿ˜‚ - pretty darn mobile for a disabled bird ...) and I found them lounging casually sidesaddle again ๐Ÿ˜ญ So I had to cut open the tape on the side where the leg had escaped, figure a way to re-wrap with other paper tape and vet tape cut into skinny strips ... all the while being super careful nothing was too tight ... I also feel the urge to check Tate in their new nest constantly to make sure they aren't squished or compressed because fun fact : birds have no diaphragm to move their lungs,  so if they get squished, they suffocate ๐Ÿ˜ฐ๐Ÿ˜ฅ
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As I am neurotic, I will likely be revisiting the vet tomorrow to have her check the reinforced bandage and new apparatus to make sure all is kosher. I would hate to go in the wrong direction for a week ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿค—
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Swipe โžก๏ธ for a video tour of Tater Tot's "crib" ๐Ÿ“ฝ๐Ÿฃโค
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#babybird #babycockatiel #babyparrot #cockatielsofinstagram #cockatielsworldwide #cockatiellover #cockatiels #featheredfriends #fid #tatertotthetiel #teamtatertot #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #petoftheday #ig_birds #animalblog #petblogger #petlovers #petaccount #animaladdicts #animalsco #petsdaily #disabledpets #disablednotunable #specialneedsbird #specialneedspet #ilovemybird #parrotsareawesome
Aaaaaand the new setup! With Tate's legs bound together, being propped up comfortably in a bowl was nothing short of impossible. โ˜น T only seemed comfortable in my hand, with their legs dangling between my fingers. HOW could I recreate this?! ๐Ÿค”โ“ . . Re-enter : silicone hand ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘ I flipped a triangular training perch upside down, put it in a snug fitting Rubbermaid container, and used vet tape to secure the hand in a Spok-like position in the base of the stand ๐Ÿ––๐Ÿ˜„ ; then I lined the opening with gauze, padded the entire thing, and lowered the Tot inside ๐Ÿ˜… It seems to be working! But lemme tell ya ... . . This is not easy. Seeing Tate struggle to find balance in a new orientation when the old one felt so RIGHT is very difficult for me. It actually makes my stomach hurt ๐Ÿ™ƒ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ What can I say - my birds get me emotional ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™†๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ Tate was able to hoist themselves up out of the apparatus, swing their legs to the side, and rip off the tape (what the ๐Ÿคฌ๐Ÿ˜‚ - pretty darn mobile for a disabled bird ...) and I found them lounging casually sidesaddle again ๐Ÿ˜ญ So I had to cut open the tape on the side where the leg had escaped, figure a way to re-wrap with other paper tape and vet tape cut into skinny strips ... all the while being super careful nothing was too tight ... I also feel the urge to check Tate in their new nest constantly to make sure they aren't squished or compressed because fun fact : birds have no diaphragm to move their lungs, so if they get squished, they suffocate ๐Ÿ˜ฐ๐Ÿ˜ฅ . . As I am neurotic, I will likely be revisiting the vet tomorrow to have her check the reinforced bandage and new apparatus to make sure all is kosher. I would hate to go in the wrong direction for a week ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿค— . . Swipe โžก๏ธ for a video tour of Tater Tot's "crib" ๐Ÿ“ฝ๐Ÿฃโค . . . . #babybird  #babycockatiel  #babyparrot  #cockatielsofinstagram  #cockatielsworldwide  #cockatiellover  #cockatiels  #featheredfriends  #fid  #tatertotthetiel  #teamtatertot  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers  #petaccount  #animaladdicts  #animalsco  #petsdaily  #disabledpets  #disablednotunable  #specialneedsbird  #specialneedspet  #ilovemybird  #parrotsareawesome 
Birds : doing the cutest things in the worst light since the dawn of photography and human cohabitation ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ‘
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I know this looks like a low budget film from the 1970s ... but Chicky takes good care of her "baby sister" Sage ... and it is too precious not share ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ˜
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#preenqueens #greencheekconure #greencheekconuresofinstagram #conurecrazy #conuresofinstagram #conurelove #gcc #mintgreencheekconure #yellowsideddilute #greencheekconures #featheredfriends #sagethemint #chickyboobops #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #petoftheday #ig_birds #birdsofinstagram #smallbusinesslove #marksparrots #treatyoself
Birds : doing the cutest things in the worst light since the dawn of photography and human cohabitation ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ‘ . . I know this looks like a low budget film from the 1970s ... but Chicky takes good care of her "baby sister" Sage ... and it is too precious not share ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ˜ . . . . #preenqueens  #greencheekconure  #greencheekconuresofinstagram  #conurecrazy  #conuresofinstagram  #conurelove  #gcc  #mintgreencheekconure  #yellowsideddilute  #greencheekconures  #featheredfriends  #sagethemint  #chickyboobops  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds  #birdsofinstagram  #smallbusinesslove  #marksparrots  #treatyoself 
So here is Tate's first set up - the beloved Ove-Glove nest within salad bowl. ๐Ÿ˜† I actually adored this set up because Tate was awesome at circling around in there, playing, eating millet, preening, readjusting themselves, etc. We were BOTH very comfortable with this. ๐Ÿ’•
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However, to make progress, we must step out of our comfort zone. ๐Ÿ˜“ For Tater Tot's good foot to have a shot at becoming weight bearing, it has to be repositioned. No progress could be made with this setup, and pulling themselves around in circles, eating, and sleeping isn't a good enough life for Tate. They deserve better. More. So back to the drawing board while the bones are still rubbery! โœ๐Ÿ“Š๐Ÿ’
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Swipe ๐Ÿ‘‰ for video. As you can see T-Boogie was totally chilling in the salad bowl sidesaddle era. ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿฅ—๐Ÿ˜Ž
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#babybird #babycockatiel #babyparrot #cockatielsofinstagram #cockatielsworldwide #cockatiellover #cockatiels #featheredfriends #fid #tatertotthetiel #teamtatertot #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #petoftheday #ig_birds #animalblog #petblogger #petlovers #petaccount #animaladdicts #animalsco #petsdaily #disabledpets #disablednotunable #specialneedsbird #specialneedspet #ilovemybird #parrotsareawesome
So here is Tate's first set up - the beloved Ove-Glove nest within salad bowl. ๐Ÿ˜† I actually adored this set up because Tate was awesome at circling around in there, playing, eating millet, preening, readjusting themselves, etc. We were BOTH very comfortable with this. ๐Ÿ’• . . However, to make progress, we must step out of our comfort zone. ๐Ÿ˜“ For Tater Tot's good foot to have a shot at becoming weight bearing, it has to be repositioned. No progress could be made with this setup, and pulling themselves around in circles, eating, and sleeping isn't a good enough life for Tate. They deserve better. More. So back to the drawing board while the bones are still rubbery! โœ๐Ÿ“Š๐Ÿ’ . . Swipe ๐Ÿ‘‰ for video. As you can see T-Boogie was totally chilling in the salad bowl sidesaddle era. ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿฅ—๐Ÿ˜Ž . . . . #babybird  #babycockatiel  #babyparrot  #cockatielsofinstagram  #cockatielsworldwide  #cockatiellover  #cockatiels  #featheredfriends  #fid  #tatertotthetiel  #teamtatertot  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers  #petaccount  #animaladdicts  #animalsco  #petsdaily  #disabledpets  #disablednotunable  #specialneedsbird  #specialneedspet  #ilovemybird  #parrotsareawesome 
Bringing your own Ove-Glove and salad bowl chariot to the vet liiiiiiike ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿฅ—๐Ÿ’•
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All 74 grams (๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿคญ) of Tate did great at the vet today. Dr. S suspects that the Tot was born with deformities, that turned into a splay when the lack of mobility made it impossible to avoid (T's mom) Daphne's big, fluffy rear end ๐Ÿ˜… Tate's femurs are curved, and the hips are just ... wacky ... toes on sideways ... it's a mess from the waist down ๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ™ƒ
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Our first line of attack is hobbling (taping) the legs together to try to retrain the hips to position the legs UNDERNEATH Tate's body. T is going to have to be checked weekly and rebandaged as we hopefully make slow and steady progress. ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿ’ However, there is no guarantee hobbling will work. And if it doesnt, there are two options : surgery to break the bones and reset them with pins, or dreaming up a contraption that gives Tater Tot mobility as they are. My heart is with the second option, as it just doesn't feel right to crush my baby's delicate bones and lace them up with metal, and not to mention risk their life in doing so. ๐Ÿ™…๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘Ž #nothappening
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Instead, I want to create TATE'S "normal" , a situation with high quality of life and comfort, even if it has to be a little different. Speaking of comfort, Dr. S assured me that Tater Tot is not in pain, and THAT is of PARAMOUNT importance on Tate's journey. ๐Ÿ’–
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In a few more posts coming up I will show you first Tate's old set up and now the new, after being hobbled. This little sweet pea has really made me put my thinking cap on! Wait until you see what I jerry rigged ... ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿค“๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿฃ .
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#babybird #babycockatiel #babyparrot #cockatielsofinstagram #cockatielsworldwide #cockatiellover #cockatiels #featheredfriends #fid #tatertotthetiel #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #petoftheday #ig_birds #birdsofinstagram #disabledpets #disablednotunable #specialneedsbird #specialneedspet #animalblog #petblogger #petlovers #petaccount #animaladdicts #animalsco #petsdaily
Bringing your own Ove-Glove and salad bowl chariot to the vet liiiiiiike ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿฅ—๐Ÿ’• . . All 74 grams (๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿคญ) of Tate did great at the vet today. Dr. S suspects that the Tot was born with deformities, that turned into a splay when the lack of mobility made it impossible to avoid (T's mom) Daphne's big, fluffy rear end ๐Ÿ˜… Tate's femurs are curved, and the hips are just ... wacky ... toes on sideways ... it's a mess from the waist down ๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ™ƒ . . Our first line of attack is hobbling (taping) the legs together to try to retrain the hips to position the legs UNDERNEATH Tate's body. T is going to have to be checked weekly and rebandaged as we hopefully make slow and steady progress. ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿ’ However, there is no guarantee hobbling will work. And if it doesnt, there are two options : surgery to break the bones and reset them with pins, or dreaming up a contraption that gives Tater Tot mobility as they are. My heart is with the second option, as it just doesn't feel right to crush my baby's delicate bones and lace them up with metal, and not to mention risk their life in doing so. ๐Ÿ™…๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘Ž #nothappening  . . Instead, I want to create TATE'S "normal" , a situation with high quality of life and comfort, even if it has to be a little different. Speaking of comfort, Dr. S assured me that Tater Tot is not in pain, and THAT is of PARAMOUNT importance on Tate's journey. ๐Ÿ’– . . In a few more posts coming up I will show you first Tate's old set up and now the new, after being hobbled. This little sweet pea has really made me put my thinking cap on! Wait until you see what I jerry rigged ... ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿค“๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿฃ . . . . #babybird  #babycockatiel  #babyparrot  #cockatielsofinstagram  #cockatielsworldwide  #cockatiellover  #cockatiels  #featheredfriends  #fid  #tatertotthetiel  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds  #birdsofinstagram  #disabledpets  #disablednotunable  #specialneedsbird  #specialneedspet  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers  #petaccount  #animaladdicts  #animalsco  #petsdaily 
Mademoiselle Fifi ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ˜ Oui oui! Chรฉrie! ๐Ÿฅ–๐Ÿง€๐Ÿฅ
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Native to Central and South America (even though this little lady pictured is apparently French lol! Her family must have moved there when she was an egg ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿฅš๐Ÿ˜†), the Pacific parrotlet flocks in groups of 100 or more, some flocks being so large they look like "clouds of smoke in the sky" ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ ooooohhhh take me THERE please! That means I can get 97 more p'lets, right? So they feel secure and right at home? ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜† #jokes #butalsonotjokes
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True miniature parrots, their closest relative is the Amazon parrot (can you believe that?! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ’š), and there are many similarities in temperament between them and their much larger cousins ๐ŸŒถ๐Ÿ˜ˆ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ˜‡ .
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An important part of the parrotlet diet is CLAY (yes! Mineral deposits from river banks) so I make sure my parrotlets (and all my babes) have lots of Manu blocks (a simulated clay mineral block) available at all times. And I get those from @parrotsandcompany - they aren't on their website though so kick it old school and give them a ring! โ˜Ž๏ธ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿ‘Œ
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#parrotletlove #parrotlet #pacificparrotlet #forpuscoelestis #parrotletsofig #parrotletsofinstagram #featheredfriends #fid #fifitheparrotlet #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #petoftheday #ig_birds #birdsofinstagram #birdsofig #ilovemybird #loveyourbird #animalblog #petblogger #petlovers #petaccount #petbirds #thetweetsuites #petbird #beautifulbirds #igclubbirds #animaladdicts
Mademoiselle Fifi ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ˜ Oui oui! Chรฉrie! ๐Ÿฅ–๐Ÿง€๐Ÿฅ . . Native to Central and South America (even though this little lady pictured is apparently French lol! Her family must have moved there when she was an egg ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿฅš๐Ÿ˜†), the Pacific parrotlet flocks in groups of 100 or more, some flocks being so large they look like "clouds of smoke in the sky" ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ ooooohhhh take me THERE please! That means I can get 97 more p'lets, right? So they feel secure and right at home? ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜† #jokes  #butalsonotjokes  . . True miniature parrots, their closest relative is the Amazon parrot (can you believe that?! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ’š), and there are many similarities in temperament between them and their much larger cousins ๐ŸŒถ๐Ÿ˜ˆ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ˜‡ . . An important part of the parrotlet diet is CLAY (yes! Mineral deposits from river banks) so I make sure my parrotlets (and all my babes) have lots of Manu blocks (a simulated clay mineral block) available at all times. And I get those from @parrotsandcompany - they aren't on their website though so kick it old school and give them a ring! โ˜Ž๏ธ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿ‘Œ . . . . #parrotletlove  #parrotlet  #pacificparrotlet  #forpuscoelestis  #parrotletsofig  #parrotletsofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fid  #fifitheparrotlet  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds  #birdsofinstagram  #birdsofig  #ilovemybird  #loveyourbird  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers  #petaccount  #petbirds  #thetweetsuites  #petbird  #beautifulbirds  #igclubbirds  #animaladdicts 
Tater Tot in their preferred lounging position : flying kung fu kick with that good toe hanging on like ๐Ÿ’ฅba-BAM๐Ÿ’ฅ ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ‘ฃ SOLID grip ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘
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All is status quo with the smol potato. ๐Ÿ’˜๐Ÿฅ”๐Ÿ’˜ Our vet visit is tomorrow! Eeeek! ๐Ÿ™Š I am so nervous and excited -- looking forward to some promising news and clever solutions to bring baby Tate a little independence, mobility, and of course the highest quality of life possible. ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’•
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#babybird #babyparrot #babycockatiel #cockatiel #cockatiels #cockatielsworldwide #cockatiellover #cockatielsofinstagram #featheredfriends #fid #tatertotthetiel  #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #petoftheday #ig_birds #animalblog #petblogger #petlovers #petaccount #petbirds #disabledpets #disablednotunable #specialneedsbird #specialneedspet #animaladdicts #ilovemybird
Tater Tot in their preferred lounging position : flying kung fu kick with that good toe hanging on like ๐Ÿ’ฅba-BAM๐Ÿ’ฅ ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ‘ฃ SOLID grip ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘ . . All is status quo with the smol potato. ๐Ÿ’˜๐Ÿฅ”๐Ÿ’˜ Our vet visit is tomorrow! Eeeek! ๐Ÿ™Š I am so nervous and excited -- looking forward to some promising news and clever solutions to bring baby Tate a little independence, mobility, and of course the highest quality of life possible. ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’• . . . . #babybird  #babyparrot  #babycockatiel  #cockatiel  #cockatiels  #cockatielsworldwide  #cockatiellover  #cockatielsofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fid  #tatertotthetiel  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers  #petaccount  #petbirds  #disabledpets  #disablednotunable  #specialneedsbird  #specialneedspet  #animaladdicts  #ilovemybird 
The colors ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ I can't ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ .
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Sage (left , mint green cheek conure) : both light and dark mint green with periwinkle flight feathers, peach eyeshadow, and a cappuccino colored tail โ˜•๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ’™
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Chicky (right , yellowsided dilute green cheek conure) : electric pea soup colored body (seriously SO bright in person! Almost a neon lime!) with a dusty yet rich coral red tail. Her flight feathers willl also be periwinkle. What  showy contrasts this babe's color palette has! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’›โค
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Absolutely stunning ladies with those desirable, big, beautiful "googly eyes" ... go ahead y'all ... #treatyoself to @marksparrots . You deserve it ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜š๐Ÿ’ž๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ’ž
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#notanad #justobsessed #conurecrazy #conurelove #mintgreencheekconure #yellowsideddilute #greencheekconure #greencheekconuresofinstagram #gcc #conuresofinstagram #featheredfriends #fids #sagethemint #chickyboobops #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #petoftheday #ig_birds #smallbusinesslove #marksparrots #igclubbirds
The colors ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ I can't ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ . . Sage (left , mint green cheek conure) : both light and dark mint green with periwinkle flight feathers, peach eyeshadow, and a cappuccino colored tail โ˜•๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ’™ . . Chicky (right , yellowsided dilute green cheek conure) : electric pea soup colored body (seriously SO bright in person! Almost a neon lime!) with a dusty yet rich coral red tail. Her flight feathers willl also be periwinkle. What showy contrasts this babe's color palette has! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’›โค . . Absolutely stunning ladies with those desirable, big, beautiful "googly eyes" ... go ahead y'all ... #treatyoself  to @marksparrots . You deserve it ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜š๐Ÿ’ž๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ’ž . . . . #notanad  #justobsessed  #conurecrazy  #conurelove  #mintgreencheekconure  #yellowsideddilute  #greencheekconure  #greencheekconuresofinstagram  #gcc  #conuresofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fids  #sagethemint  #chickyboobops  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds  #smallbusinesslove  #marksparrots  #igclubbirds 
I wonder if Sage would be willing to do a makeup tutorial on how to apply the perfect peach eyeshadow like she does ... ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿงก
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Eeek! I love her eyeshadow so much! I hope she keeps it after she molts ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿงก
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#prettyplease #conurecrazy #conurelove #conuresofinstagram #dilutegreencheek #yellowsideddilute  #mintgreencheekconure #greencheekconure #greencheekconuresofinstagram #gcc #featheredfriends #fids #chickyboobops #sagethemint #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #petoftheday #ig_birds #smallbusinesslove #marksparrots
I wonder if Sage would be willing to do a makeup tutorial on how to apply the perfect peach eyeshadow like she does ... ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿงก . . Eeek! I love her eyeshadow so much! I hope she keeps it after she molts ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿงก . . . . #prettyplease  #conurecrazy  #conurelove  #conuresofinstagram  #dilutegreencheek  #yellowsideddilute  #mintgreencheekconure  #greencheekconure  #greencheekconuresofinstagram  #gcc  #featheredfriends  #fids  #chickyboobops  #sagethemint  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds  #smallbusinesslove  #marksparrots 
Behold the Tater Tot ... 67 grams of rolling thunder ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ˜Žโšก... getting so big I am going to have to rename them Hash Brown! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ #jokes ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ™†๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ
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All continues to go well with this tiny old soul ๐Ÿ”ฎ Tate is gaining roughly 1 gram per day. I try to weigh them at the same time every morning (BEFORE feeding but ideally AFTER a poo because with birds this small, a meal or a poo actually makes a pretty big difference in the scale reading) for consistency ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’ฉโš–๐Ÿ‘
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As Tater Tot is most comfortable in a hand, I ordered some ... silicone hands ... ๐Ÿคญ๐Ÿคฒ๐Ÿคช๐Ÿ˜‚ ... def one of my creepier Amazon purchases ๐Ÿ˜… ... I am very relieved that robots pack the orders and not real people who can judge me ... ๐Ÿ˜† But alas! -- The hand is too small and stiff. ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿคฆ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ Oddly, the shallow, broad bottomed, nest-like salad bowl with an Ove-Glove layered inside (and paper towels on top for easy bedding changes) that I initially set up for Tater is the winning combination ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘Œ
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Anyone want some silicone hands?! You pay shipping tho ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ›ซ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ“ฌ
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#babybird #babyparrot #babycockatiel #cockatiel #cockatiels #cockatielsworldwide #cockatiellover #cockatielsofinstagram #featheredfriends #fid #tatertotthetiel #teamtatertot #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #petoftheday #ig_birds #animalblog #petblogger #petlovers #petbirds #disabledpets #disablednotunable #specialneedsbird #specialneedspet #animaladdicts #ilovemybird
Behold the Tater Tot ... 67 grams of rolling thunder ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ˜Žโšก... getting so big I am going to have to rename them Hash Brown! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ #jokes  ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ™†๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ . . All continues to go well with this tiny old soul ๐Ÿ”ฎ Tate is gaining roughly 1 gram per day. I try to weigh them at the same time every morning (BEFORE feeding but ideally AFTER a poo because with birds this small, a meal or a poo actually makes a pretty big difference in the scale reading) for consistency ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’ฉโš–๐Ÿ‘ . . As Tater Tot is most comfortable in a hand, I ordered some ... silicone hands ... ๐Ÿคญ๐Ÿคฒ๐Ÿคช๐Ÿ˜‚ ... def one of my creepier Amazon purchases ๐Ÿ˜… ... I am very relieved that robots pack the orders and not real people who can judge me ... ๐Ÿ˜† But alas! -- The hand is too small and stiff. ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿคฆ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ Oddly, the shallow, broad bottomed, nest-like salad bowl with an Ove-Glove layered inside (and paper towels on top for easy bedding changes) that I initially set up for Tater is the winning combination ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘Œ . . Anyone want some silicone hands?! You pay shipping tho ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ›ซ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ“ฌ . . . . #babybird  #babyparrot  #babycockatiel  #cockatiel  #cockatiels  #cockatielsworldwide  #cockatiellover  #cockatielsofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fid  #tatertotthetiel  #teamtatertot  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers  #petbirds  #disabledpets  #disablednotunable  #specialneedsbird  #specialneedspet  #animaladdicts  #ilovemybird 
โš ๏ธ Warning โš ๏ธ .
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@marksparrots are extremely addictive and known to cause conure craziness. Symptoms include dreaming about conures, compulsively researching conures, salivating over pretty conures online, heart palpitations, sweaty palms, fomo , and spending money that should technically be put in a Roth IRA on conures because YOLO. I would rather have conures now and be old and poor (jk - retirement planning and fiduciary responsibility are good) ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘Œ
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If you or somebody you know is afflicted, please do NOT seek professional help. In fact, congratulations are in order, as conure craziness is reserved for free spirits living their best life free from the shackles of practicality. ๐ŸŒŒ๐Ÿ”ฎ๐ŸŒŒ
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(Again jk! I admire practical - practical is also good ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘)
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Soooooo ... I had a million fancy Spanish names I wanted for these two, as they hail from Spanish speaking regions, but the name that struck me for the lady on the left (a yellowsided dilute green cheek) is Chicky aka Chicky Boo Bops ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿฃ and the cutie pie on the right (a mint green cheek) is Basil's little sister, so, in keeping with my minty herb birbs theme, that little miss is named Sage. ๐Ÿ’•๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ’•
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Shiloh (my other gcc) finds them all terrifying at the moment ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ but hey! At least all the babies like each other ๐Ÿค—โค๐Ÿค—
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#conure #conures #conurecrazy #conurelove #conuresofinstagram #yellowsidedilute #greencheekconure #mintgreencheekconure #greencheekconuresofinstagram #gcc #featheredfriends #fids #chickyboobops #sagethemint #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #petoftheday #ig_birds #birdsofinstagram #birdsofig #ilovemybird #loveyourbird #smallbusinesslove #marksparrots #fomo #treatyoself #yolo
โš ๏ธ Warning โš ๏ธ . . @marksparrots are extremely addictive and known to cause conure craziness. Symptoms include dreaming about conures, compulsively researching conures, salivating over pretty conures online, heart palpitations, sweaty palms, fomo , and spending money that should technically be put in a Roth IRA on conures because YOLO. I would rather have conures now and be old and poor (jk - retirement planning and fiduciary responsibility are good) ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘Œ . . If you or somebody you know is afflicted, please do NOT seek professional help. In fact, congratulations are in order, as conure craziness is reserved for free spirits living their best life free from the shackles of practicality. ๐ŸŒŒ๐Ÿ”ฎ๐ŸŒŒ . . (Again jk! I admire practical - practical is also good ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘) . . Soooooo ... I had a million fancy Spanish names I wanted for these two, as they hail from Spanish speaking regions, but the name that struck me for the lady on the left (a yellowsided dilute green cheek) is Chicky aka Chicky Boo Bops ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿฃ and the cutie pie on the right (a mint green cheek) is Basil's little sister, so, in keeping with my minty herb birbs theme, that little miss is named Sage. ๐Ÿ’•๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ’• . . Shiloh (my other gcc) finds them all terrifying at the moment ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ but hey! At least all the babies like each other ๐Ÿค—โค๐Ÿค— . . . . #conure  #conures  #conurecrazy  #conurelove  #conuresofinstagram  #yellowsidedilute  #greencheekconure  #mintgreencheekconure  #greencheekconuresofinstagram  #gcc  #featheredfriends  #fids  #chickyboobops  #sagethemint  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds  #birdsofinstagram  #birdsofig  #ilovemybird  #loveyourbird  #smallbusinesslove  #marksparrots  #fomo  #treatyoself  #yolo 
Time for an upTATE ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ See what I did there? Update +Tate = Uptate? ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿค—
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Weighing your fids regularly is a great habit to get into, as fluctuations in weight often sound the health alarm long before changes in behavior do. But for the chicks I am hand feeding and weaning, daily weigh ins are a MUST to ensure that they are steadily putting on weight while being handfed, and that they are able to maintain their weight as they wean. ๐Ÿ’ชโค
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Cutie Tater Tot is doing great and getting bigger and stronger by the day. Tate is now able to shell millet, and it is a great relief to know I can set them up with a spray near their (temporary) Ove-Glove/Salad Bowl nest (๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ‘) and they can pick and nosh on it between feedings. Tate also love toys (especially those with the bamboo finger traps) and flap-flapping their strong wings ๐Ÿ˜ I am apparently senile and the appointment I thought was today was actually yesterday (oops! #mombrain ๐Ÿ™Š๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ‘) but, as Tate is doing well, my vet doesn't deem the situation urgent and she will see the Tot on Wednesday instead. ๐Ÿ‘Œ Of course, if anything were to change between now and then, I could bring Tater Tot in any time as an emergency visit. But I think this little lamb will be calmly smiling their way to Wednesday! ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿฃ
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Tate says whatttt?! #friyay ?! What's everybirdie up to this weekend? My plans involve a lot of eating and sleeping and snuggling ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿ–๐ŸŒ๐ŸŽˆ
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#fridayvibes #cockatiel #babybird #babyparrot #babycockatiel #cockatielsworldwide #cockatiellover #cockatielsofinstagram #featheredfriends #fid #tatertotthetiel #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutebird #cutepetclub #animaladdicts #disabledpets #disablednotunable #specialneedsbird #specialneedspet #animalblog #petblogger #petlovers #teamtatertot
Time for an upTATE ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ See what I did there? Update +Tate = Uptate? ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿค— . . Weighing your fids regularly is a great habit to get into, as fluctuations in weight often sound the health alarm long before changes in behavior do. But for the chicks I am hand feeding and weaning, daily weigh ins are a MUST to ensure that they are steadily putting on weight while being handfed, and that they are able to maintain their weight as they wean. ๐Ÿ’ชโค . . Cutie Tater Tot is doing great and getting bigger and stronger by the day. Tate is now able to shell millet, and it is a great relief to know I can set them up with a spray near their (temporary) Ove-Glove/Salad Bowl nest (๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ‘) and they can pick and nosh on it between feedings. Tate also love toys (especially those with the bamboo finger traps) and flap-flapping their strong wings ๐Ÿ˜ I am apparently senile and the appointment I thought was today was actually yesterday (oops! #mombrain  ๐Ÿ™Š๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ‘) but, as Tate is doing well, my vet doesn't deem the situation urgent and she will see the Tot on Wednesday instead. ๐Ÿ‘Œ Of course, if anything were to change between now and then, I could bring Tater Tot in any time as an emergency visit. But I think this little lamb will be calmly smiling their way to Wednesday! ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿฃ . . Tate says whatttt?! #friyay  ?! What's everybirdie up to this weekend? My plans involve a lot of eating and sleeping and snuggling ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿ–๐ŸŒ๐ŸŽˆ . . . . #fridayvibes  #cockatiel  #babybird  #babyparrot  #babycockatiel  #cockatielsworldwide  #cockatiellover  #cockatielsofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fid  #tatertotthetiel  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutebird  #cutepetclub  #animaladdicts  #disabledpets  #disablednotunable  #specialneedsbird  #specialneedspet  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers  #teamtatertot 
Chancey says ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿ˜ฑ 5K?!?! Yay! Pinch us we are dreaming ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜š๐Ÿ’ž
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When I started this page a little over a year ago, to have a place to hide my bird obsession from family and friends (๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜…) never did I think I would find NEW network of family and friends 5,000 + beautiful souls strong ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ™Œ
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I am so humbled by and grateful for all the support and love from you bbz , and I love watching your journeys as well! โค Stay tuned to this space for contest winner announcements ( ๐ŸŽถ someday ๐ŸŽถ lol the vendors are probably wondering why I am letting my promo codes get stale HA! They're like "is she dead ...?" ๐Ÿคฆ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ’€), NEW contests (six part sun conure gender reveal contest?! Ono's birthday queen giveaway? Yes please! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜„) , and general cuteness. Oh yeah - and I have a small handful of OTHER surprises too ๐Ÿ™Š๐Ÿ˜†
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Here's to YOU ๐ŸŽŠ๐Ÿฅ‚๐ŸŽŠ My interactions with you all are the BEST part of this page, and I am so happy y'all are here. ๐Ÿ˜š๐Ÿ˜š๐Ÿ˜š Cheers, dolls! ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’•
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#5K #5000 #500followers #thankful #grateful #thankyou #lovemyfollowers #birdlovers #petlovers #catlovers #doglovers #rabbitlovers #animallovers #animalblog #petblogger #petaccount #animaladdicts #caique #caiqueparrot #blackheadedcaique #blackheadedparrot #caiquesofinstagram #featheredfriends #fid #chanceythecaique #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub
Chancey says ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿ˜ฑ 5K?!?! Yay! Pinch us we are dreaming ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜š๐Ÿ’ž . . When I started this page a little over a year ago, to have a place to hide my bird obsession from family and friends (๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜…) never did I think I would find NEW network of family and friends 5,000 + beautiful souls strong ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ™Œ . . I am so humbled by and grateful for all the support and love from you bbz , and I love watching your journeys as well! โค Stay tuned to this space for contest winner announcements ( ๐ŸŽถ someday ๐ŸŽถ lol the vendors are probably wondering why I am letting my promo codes get stale HA! They're like "is she dead ...?" ๐Ÿคฆ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ’€), NEW contests (six part sun conure gender reveal contest?! Ono's birthday queen giveaway? Yes please! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜„) , and general cuteness. Oh yeah - and I have a small handful of OTHER surprises too ๐Ÿ™Š๐Ÿ˜† . . Here's to YOU ๐ŸŽŠ๐Ÿฅ‚๐ŸŽŠ My interactions with you all are the BEST part of this page, and I am so happy y'all are here. ๐Ÿ˜š๐Ÿ˜š๐Ÿ˜š Cheers, dolls! ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’• . . . . #5K  #5000  #500followers  #thankful  #grateful  #thankyou  #lovemyfollowers  #birdlovers  #petlovers  #catlovers  #doglovers  #rabbitlovers  #animallovers  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petaccount  #animaladdicts  #caique  #caiqueparrot  #blackheadedcaique  #blackheadedparrot  #caiquesofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fid  #chanceythecaique  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub 
Nafasi coming *towards* the camera instead of running away ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ˜‚ yayyyyy progress! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜„๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿงก
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#lovebird #lovebirds #agapornis #lovebirdsofinstagram #lovebirdlove #lovvies #featheredfriends #fid #lovebirdnafasi #eightisaflock #cutepetclub #spoiledpets #ilovemybird #birdlife #birdsofig #petbirds #animalblog #petblogger #petlovers #petaccount #petbird #ig_birds #igclubbirds #parrotsareawesome #parrotoftheday #petsarefamily #lovebirdstagram #lovebirdsโค๏ธ #bluepeachfaced #seagreenlovebird
Nafasi coming *towards* the camera instead of running away ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ˜‚ yayyyyy progress! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜„๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿงก . . . . #lovebird  #lovebirds  #agapornis  #lovebirdsofinstagram  #lovebirdlove  #lovvies  #featheredfriends  #fid  #lovebirdnafasi  #eightisaflock  #cutepetclub  #spoiledpets  #ilovemybird  #birdlife  #birdsofig  #petbirds  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers  #petaccount  #petbird  #ig_birds  #igclubbirds  #parrotsareawesome  #parrotoftheday  #petsarefamily  #lovebirdstagram  #lovebirds โค๏ธ #bluepeachfaced  #seagreenlovebird 
So. ๐Ÿ˜† . Every grief counselor will tell you do NOT try to replace the pet you lost ... do NOT get one who strongly resembles the one you lost ... etc ... but my brain must not work the way the brains they studied do ... becausssssssse ..... ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿค—๐Ÿง ๐Ÿ’ฅ
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In the wake of Afina's loss I just felt so empty without a little pale blue lady in my life. ๐Ÿ˜“๐Ÿ’” So when THIS little girl, from a good breeder in New York became available, I simply had to. ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜‚ Not gonna lie - bringing Fifi (pictured) into my flock has brought me MUCH happiness and comfort and without a doubt helped my healing process. That's just me. It worked for me. ๐Ÿ˜… Having Fifi around keeps Afina's memory very much alive. And that soothes me. ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’
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So take THAT, counsellors ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘
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Named after Afina, the only things she has in common with Afina are her looks and the fact that she is also very sweet. ๐Ÿ’— That is where the similarities end. ๐Ÿ˜… Fifi is much more reserved and poised than my hyper and bubbly Afina. A quiet observer not an over the top clown. ๐Ÿคก Fifi would never be caught showing her underfluffies while doing wild, supple, and unapologetic splitsies ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ ... and she has all her toes ... no nubs ... ๐Ÿ˜ญ Fifi is a lady ๐Ÿ‘’ But of course I was never trying to replace my precious blueberry - that is impossible. Afina was one of a kind. ๐Ÿ’™ Instead, in bringing Fifi home, I was just adding another petal to the flower that is my heart. Parts of it broken, but the unit as a whole powering forward. ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ’จ
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So please welcome Fifi! ๐ŸŽ‰ She is a two month old white (though she looks blue ๐Ÿ˜†) pacific parrotlet with a beautiful spangle pattern on her wings ๐Ÿ˜ I fell in love with her immediately and, based on the look in her eyes, I do believe she likes me too ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ˜
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#inhonorof #afinatheparrotlet #parrotlet #pacificparrotlet #forpus #forpuscoelestis #celestialparrotlet #parrotletlove #parrotletlovers #parrotletsofinstagram #featheredfriends #fid #fifitheparrotlet #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #petoftheday #ig_birds #birdsofinstagram #birdsofig #ilovemybird #loveyourbird #animalblog #petblogger #petlovers #petbirds #petbird #beautifulbirds #igclubbirds #sassy_birds
So. ๐Ÿ˜† . Every grief counselor will tell you do NOT try to replace the pet you lost ... do NOT get one who strongly resembles the one you lost ... etc ... but my brain must not work the way the brains they studied do ... becausssssssse ..... ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿค—๐Ÿง ๐Ÿ’ฅ . . In the wake of Afina's loss I just felt so empty without a little pale blue lady in my life. ๐Ÿ˜“๐Ÿ’” So when THIS little girl, from a good breeder in New York became available, I simply had to. ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜‚ Not gonna lie - bringing Fifi (pictured) into my flock has brought me MUCH happiness and comfort and without a doubt helped my healing process. That's just me. It worked for me. ๐Ÿ˜… Having Fifi around keeps Afina's memory very much alive. And that soothes me. ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’ . . So take THAT, counsellors ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘ . . Named after Afina, the only things she has in common with Afina are her looks and the fact that she is also very sweet. ๐Ÿ’— That is where the similarities end. ๐Ÿ˜… Fifi is much more reserved and poised than my hyper and bubbly Afina. A quiet observer not an over the top clown. ๐Ÿคก Fifi would never be caught showing her underfluffies while doing wild, supple, and unapologetic splitsies ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ ... and she has all her toes ... no nubs ... ๐Ÿ˜ญ Fifi is a lady ๐Ÿ‘’ But of course I was never trying to replace my precious blueberry - that is impossible. Afina was one of a kind. ๐Ÿ’™ Instead, in bringing Fifi home, I was just adding another petal to the flower that is my heart. Parts of it broken, but the unit as a whole powering forward. ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ’จ . . So please welcome Fifi! ๐ŸŽ‰ She is a two month old white (though she looks blue ๐Ÿ˜†) pacific parrotlet with a beautiful spangle pattern on her wings ๐Ÿ˜ I fell in love with her immediately and, based on the look in her eyes, I do believe she likes me too ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ˜ . . . . #inhonorof  #afinatheparrotlet  #parrotlet  #pacificparrotlet  #forpus  #forpuscoelestis  #celestialparrotlet  #parrotletlove  #parrotletlovers  #parrotletsofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fid  #fifitheparrotlet  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds  #birdsofinstagram  #birdsofig  #ilovemybird  #loveyourbird  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers  #petbirds  #petbird  #beautifulbirds  #igclubbirds  #sassy_birds 
If you listen closely, you can hear Baby Tate's dinosaur chirps ๐Ÿ”Š๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ‘‚โœ‹
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Kindly pay no mind to my รผber creepy cooing ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿค— I am leaving it in the video 1.) Because I like how the parrotlets answer me thinking I am complimenting them ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ (divas ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’•) 2.) I love Tater Tot's happy blinks ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿ˜ and 3.) Chancey wanted his random microwave beep impression heard ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜…
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#babybird #babyparrot #babycockatiel #cockatiel #cockatiels #cockatielsworldwide #cockatiellover #cockatielsofinstagram #featheredfriends #fid #tatertotthetiel #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #petoftheday #ig_birds #specialneedsbird #specialneedspet #disabledpets #disablednotunable #handicappedpets #animalblog #petblogger #petlovers #petaccount #petbirds #mybabybird #cutebird #teamtatertot
If you listen closely, you can hear Baby Tate's dinosaur chirps ๐Ÿ”Š๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ‘‚โœ‹ . . Kindly pay no mind to my รผber creepy cooing ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿค— I am leaving it in the video 1.) Because I like how the parrotlets answer me thinking I am complimenting them ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ (divas ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’•) 2.) I love Tater Tot's happy blinks ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿ˜ and 3.) Chancey wanted his random microwave beep impression heard ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜… . . . . #babybird  #babyparrot  #babycockatiel  #cockatiel  #cockatiels  #cockatielsworldwide  #cockatiellover  #cockatielsofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fid  #tatertotthetiel  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds  #specialneedsbird  #specialneedspet  #disabledpets  #disablednotunable  #handicappedpets  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers  #petaccount  #petbirds  #mybabybird  #cutebird  #teamtatertot 
Who knows @rothko.the.rad ? Show of wings! ๐Ÿ•Š๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ•Š๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ•Š
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What a lucky birb that Rothko is! Not only does he get meals prepared by a Michelin star rated parrot chef (his mama ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿณ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒฑ) multiple times daily, but his dad is also a really talented artist! ๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ‘Œ You can see some of their collaborations over at @rockpaperheart ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿคš๐Ÿ’–
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Look at their awesome rendition of Super Beans! I think they captured his proud chest and heroic and adventurous personality just perfectly. Thank you so much for this, you two! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿฃ๐Ÿ’™
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#kakariki #kakarikis #kakarikiparrot #bluekakariki #kakarikisofinstagram #parrotsofinstagram #parrotoftheday #featheredfriends #fid #beansthekakariki #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #petoftheday #ig_birds #birdsofinstagram #birdsofig #ilovemybird #loveyourbird #parrotsofig #animalblog #petblogger #petlovers #petaccount #petbirds #mybabybird #talentedartists #rockpaperheart #creativehappylife #smallbusinesslove
Who knows @rothko.the.rad ? Show of wings! ๐Ÿ•Š๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ•Š๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ•Š . . What a lucky birb that Rothko is! Not only does he get meals prepared by a Michelin star rated parrot chef (his mama ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿณ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒฑ) multiple times daily, but his dad is also a really talented artist! ๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ‘Œ You can see some of their collaborations over at @rockpaperheart ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿคš๐Ÿ’– . . Look at their awesome rendition of Super Beans! I think they captured his proud chest and heroic and adventurous personality just perfectly. Thank you so much for this, you two! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿฃ๐Ÿ’™ . . . . #kakariki  #kakarikis  #kakarikiparrot  #bluekakariki  #kakarikisofinstagram  #parrotsofinstagram  #parrotoftheday  #featheredfriends  #fid  #beansthekakariki  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds  #birdsofinstagram  #birdsofig  #ilovemybird  #loveyourbird  #parrotsofig  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers  #petaccount  #petbirds  #mybabybird  #talentedartists  #rockpaperheart  #creativehappylife  #smallbusinesslove 
Henlo, borbalas! Tis I, the Tot. ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿฃ๐Ÿฅ”โค
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I'm still eating like a champ ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŒฐ, and after the three days prescribed, I am OFF my (diluted, baby version of) pain meds and no change in my behavior or comfort has been noted ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ˜Ž That's right. Though I be tiny, I be fierce ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿฒ๐Ÿ’• Mom thinks it is important for my tender little liver to process as FEW meds as possible ๐Ÿ‘Œ She is SUCH a worry wart! ๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ˜‚
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I rest very comfortably between my meals, and basically spend my day being snuggled, fed, and blissfully sleeping off my food comas. Iiiiiiiiii kind of have the life, tbh ๐Ÿคญ๐Ÿค—๐ŸŽ‰ .
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Thank you for all your support and well wishes, everybirdie. I am feeling the love and can't wait to show you how I put the ABLE in disabled! ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ’–
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Xoxo, Tater Tot ๐Ÿ’‹๐Ÿฃ๐Ÿฅ”โค
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#teamtatertot #babyparrot #babycockatiel #cockatiel #cockatiels #cockatielsworldwide #cockatiellover #cockatielsofinstagram #featheredfriends #fid #tatertotthetiel #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #petoftheday #disabledpets #disablednotunable #specialneedsbird #specialneedspet #animalblog #petblogger #petlovers #petaccount #petbirds #mybabybird #cutebird #birb #birbsofinstagram #parrotlove #differentisbeautiful
Henlo, borbalas! Tis I, the Tot. ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿฃ๐Ÿฅ”โค . . I'm still eating like a champ ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŒฐ, and after the three days prescribed, I am OFF my (diluted, baby version of) pain meds and no change in my behavior or comfort has been noted ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ˜Ž That's right. Though I be tiny, I be fierce ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿฒ๐Ÿ’• Mom thinks it is important for my tender little liver to process as FEW meds as possible ๐Ÿ‘Œ She is SUCH a worry wart! ๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ˜‚ . . I rest very comfortably between my meals, and basically spend my day being snuggled, fed, and blissfully sleeping off my food comas. Iiiiiiiiii kind of have the life, tbh ๐Ÿคญ๐Ÿค—๐ŸŽ‰ . . Thank you for all your support and well wishes, everybirdie. I am feeling the love and can't wait to show you how I put the ABLE in disabled! ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ’– . . Xoxo, Tater Tot ๐Ÿ’‹๐Ÿฃ๐Ÿฅ”โค . . . . #teamtatertot  #babyparrot  #babycockatiel  #cockatiel  #cockatiels  #cockatielsworldwide  #cockatiellover  #cockatielsofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fid  #tatertotthetiel  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #disabledpets  #disablednotunable  #specialneedsbird  #specialneedspet  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers  #petaccount  #petbirds  #mybabybird  #cutebird  #birb  #birbsofinstagram  #parrotlove  #differentisbeautiful 
Oh-em-gee everybirdie -- so it was a crazy eventful weekend! ๐Ÿ˜… Hope you all had a good one! Perhaps the biggest news to share is the arrival this tiny peanut - Tater Tot aka "Baby 2" from @fluff.n.blubber 's pantry babies courtesy of Dude and Daphne ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿผ๐Ÿฃ๐Ÿ’•
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Y'all. I had THE most looooong winded (๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™ˆ) post about T.T. ready to go last night - and while typing my LAST hash tag, IG crashed (nooooooo ๐Ÿ˜ญ) ... I was so deflated I had to just go to sleep LOL ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜†
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Let us pray that does not happen again ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚
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So in a nutshell, Tater Tot has some physical deformities going on. Basically the good foot is on the leg with the bad (upside down) knee, and the leg with the good knee has the bad foot BUT! when Tate can situate the bad knee underneath their body and stretch the good knee out and grip something with that (bad but half functional) foot, they feel balanced and can relax. โ˜บ๐Ÿ‘Œ It makes sense - that when the tiel clamps are a-clamping, they signal the tiel brain to be "at ease". So Tater Tot CAN achieve comfort. ๐Ÿ‘ Tate loves to eat. They are bright, alert, and responsive. They grind their beak contentedly when falling asleep and their breathing is not rapid or labored. Tater Tot takes great pride in their plumage, and preens their feathers to silky perfection several times a day. ๐Ÿ’… These are NOT the behaviors of a distressed animal (woo hoo!) ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜„ I am very optimistic regarding Tate's prognosis ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ™Œ๐ŸŽ‰ I have all these visions of titanium wheel chairs attached to flight suits with landing gear akin to a Mars rover ... there just HAS to be a way to get this little one feeling independent! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ’ญ๐Ÿš€๐ŸŒŒ
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The Tot has an appointment with my vet on Friday to assess the situation and brain storm mobility and comfort solutions. Please keep this sweet babe in your thoughts ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ™‡๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’•
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#teamtatertot #cockatiel #cockatiels #cockatielsworldwide #cockatiellover #cockatielsofinstagram #specialneedspets #specialneedsbird #differentisbeautiful #disabledpets #disablednotunable #featheredfriends #fid #tatertotthetiel #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #petoftheday #ig_birds
Oh-em-gee everybirdie -- so it was a crazy eventful weekend! ๐Ÿ˜… Hope you all had a good one! Perhaps the biggest news to share is the arrival this tiny peanut - Tater Tot aka "Baby 2" from @fluff.n.blubber 's pantry babies courtesy of Dude and Daphne ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿผ๐Ÿฃ๐Ÿ’• . . Y'all. I had THE most looooong winded (๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™ˆ) post about T.T. ready to go last night - and while typing my LAST hash tag, IG crashed (nooooooo ๐Ÿ˜ญ) ... I was so deflated I had to just go to sleep LOL ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜† . . Let us pray that does not happen again ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ . . So in a nutshell, Tater Tot has some physical deformities going on. Basically the good foot is on the leg with the bad (upside down) knee, and the leg with the good knee has the bad foot BUT! when Tate can situate the bad knee underneath their body and stretch the good knee out and grip something with that (bad but half functional) foot, they feel balanced and can relax. โ˜บ๐Ÿ‘Œ It makes sense - that when the tiel clamps are a-clamping, they signal the tiel brain to be "at ease". So Tater Tot CAN achieve comfort. ๐Ÿ‘ Tate loves to eat. They are bright, alert, and responsive. They grind their beak contentedly when falling asleep and their breathing is not rapid or labored. Tater Tot takes great pride in their plumage, and preens their feathers to silky perfection several times a day. ๐Ÿ’… These are NOT the behaviors of a distressed animal (woo hoo!) ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜„ I am very optimistic regarding Tate's prognosis ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ™Œ๐ŸŽ‰ I have all these visions of titanium wheel chairs attached to flight suits with landing gear akin to a Mars rover ... there just HAS to be a way to get this little one feeling independent! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ’ญ๐Ÿš€๐ŸŒŒ . . The Tot has an appointment with my vet on Friday to assess the situation and brain storm mobility and comfort solutions. Please keep this sweet babe in your thoughts ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ™‡๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’• . . . . #teamtatertot  #cockatiel  #cockatiels  #cockatielsworldwide  #cockatiellover  #cockatielsofinstagram  #specialneedspets  #specialneedsbird  #differentisbeautiful  #disabledpets  #disablednotunable  #featheredfriends  #fid  #tatertotthetiel  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds 
Dragonfruit gets me in a really weird place, you guys ... this bizarre mix of rapture and aggression, where I coo with delight, pupils pinning wildly, but also do my stiff and angry "get the hell away from my cage" dance ๐Ÿ™ƒ๐Ÿคช๐Ÿ˜… .
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Anybirdie else have conflicting emotions and a very visible battle between good and evil sometimes? I do pretty much daily ... ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ˜ˆ๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿคฏ
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Xoxo, Chancey ๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’š
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#dragonfruit #obsession #caique #caiques #blackheadedcaique #blackheadedparrot #caiqueparrot #caiquesofinstagram #featheredfriends #fid #chanceythecaique #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #spoiledpets #ilovemybird #birdsofig #ig_birds #adoptapet #rescuebird #rescuesrock #rescuepets #whorescuedwho #petbirds #parrotoftheday #parrotgram #birb #birbsofinstagram #animalblog #petblogger
Dragonfruit gets me in a really weird place, you guys ... this bizarre mix of rapture and aggression, where I coo with delight, pupils pinning wildly, but also do my stiff and angry "get the hell away from my cage" dance ๐Ÿ™ƒ๐Ÿคช๐Ÿ˜… . . Anybirdie else have conflicting emotions and a very visible battle between good and evil sometimes? I do pretty much daily ... ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ˜ˆ๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿคฏ . . Xoxo, Chancey ๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’š . . . . #dragonfruit  #obsession  #caique  #caiques  #blackheadedcaique  #blackheadedparrot  #caiqueparrot  #caiquesofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fid  #chanceythecaique  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #spoiledpets  #ilovemybird  #birdsofig  #ig_birds  #adoptapet  #rescuebird  #rescuesrock  #rescuepets  #whorescuedwho  #petbirds  #parrotoftheday  #parrotgram  #birb  #birbsofinstagram  #animalblog  #petblogger 
When I walk into the produce section of @wholefoods , a choir of angels begins to sing, the clouds part, and a heavenly ray of light casts a divine glow across a sea of exotic and hard to find fruits and vegetables ... dragon fruit ... fiddle heads ... strange and wonderful pygmy grapes ... ๐Ÿคค๐Ÿคค๐Ÿคค
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This is a sweet treat for my flock ; if this were a meal, I would focus on veggies and grains (and protein for conures!) and use fruit more sparingly. But in moderation, fruit is fine for everybirdie ... ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’
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Clockwise, from top : cherries (pitted of course - the pits of stone fruit are toxic to birds!), yellow dragonfruit (my personal preference), Bunchkins black corinth table grapes (nawwwwww aren't they CUTE?! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‡๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ’•), organic strawberries, fiddle heads (which only my budgies and tiels ate - mannnn my feelings were hurt lol! Ingrates, the rest of you!!!! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚) , and pink dragonfruit (my wallet's preference -- twice as big for the same price (but half as tasty if you ask me haha)โœŒ๐Ÿ˜†). Needless to say this plate was a hit, minus the fiddle heads ๐Ÿ˜† (what guys, you dont wanna eat a fern roll up?! ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‹ ), and I was for sure stealing some pieces along the way ... ๐Ÿ™Š๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ ... hey ... the servant has to eat, too ... ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’๐ŸŒฑ๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ‡๐Ÿ‰๐Ÿ‰
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#petcare #parrotcare #parrotlove #parrotlovers #pethealth #healthypets #healthypet #healthyparrot #ilovemybird #birdlife #loveyourbird #spoiledpets #cutepetclub #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #wholefoods #wholefoodsmarket #heavenonearth
When I walk into the produce section of @wholefoods , a choir of angels begins to sing, the clouds part, and a heavenly ray of light casts a divine glow across a sea of exotic and hard to find fruits and vegetables ... dragon fruit ... fiddle heads ... strange and wonderful pygmy grapes ... ๐Ÿคค๐Ÿคค๐Ÿคค . . This is a sweet treat for my flock ; if this were a meal, I would focus on veggies and grains (and protein for conures!) and use fruit more sparingly. But in moderation, fruit is fine for everybirdie ... ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’ . . Clockwise, from top : cherries (pitted of course - the pits of stone fruit are toxic to birds!), yellow dragonfruit (my personal preference), Bunchkins black corinth table grapes (nawwwwww aren't they CUTE?! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‡๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ’•), organic strawberries, fiddle heads (which only my budgies and tiels ate - mannnn my feelings were hurt lol! Ingrates, the rest of you!!!! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚) , and pink dragonfruit (my wallet's preference -- twice as big for the same price (but half as tasty if you ask me haha)โœŒ๐Ÿ˜†). Needless to say this plate was a hit, minus the fiddle heads ๐Ÿ˜† (what guys, you dont wanna eat a fern roll up?! ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‹ ), and I was for sure stealing some pieces along the way ... ๐Ÿ™Š๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ ... hey ... the servant has to eat, too ... ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’๐ŸŒฑ๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ‡๐Ÿ‰๐Ÿ‰ . . . . #petcare  #parrotcare  #parrotlove  #parrotlovers  #pethealth  #healthypets  #healthypet  #healthyparrot  #ilovemybird  #birdlife  #loveyourbird  #spoiledpets  #cutepetclub  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #wholefoods  #wholefoodsmarket  #heavenonearth 
๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿฆ
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Beans is so physically advanced (SUPER agile for a young bird, can already leap, climb, and fly! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ), that he has already has graduated to a real cage from baby terrarium aaaaaand ... he is ruining his tail from being so incredibly active prancing around on top of the grate ... ๐Ÿคฆ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜ญ
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Kakariki owners : what is the name of those wood chips I see a lot of you using with your birds? @luckythekakariki I know your mom told me once! - I think Beans might need a different type of flooring so he doesnt distress his feathers as he prances and plays ... ๐Ÿค”โ“๐Ÿค”โ“๐Ÿค”
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๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿฆ . . Beans is so physically advanced (SUPER agile for a young bird, can already leap, climb, and fly! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ), that he has already has graduated to a real cage from baby terrarium aaaaaand ... he is ruining his tail from being so incredibly active prancing around on top of the grate ... ๐Ÿคฆ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜ญ . . Kakariki owners : what is the name of those wood chips I see a lot of you using with your birds? @luckythekakariki I know your mom told me once! - I think Beans might need a different type of flooring so he doesnt distress his feathers as he prances and plays ... ๐Ÿค”โ“๐Ÿค”โ“๐Ÿค” . . . . #babybird  #babyparrot  #kakariki  #kakarikis  #kakarikiparrot  #bluekakariki  #kakarikisofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fid  #beansthekakariki  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds  #birdsofinstagram  #birdsofig  #ilovemybird  #loveyourbird  #parrotsofig  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers  #petaccount  #petbirds  #mybabybird  #cutebird  #birb  #birbsofinstagram  #petsdaily 
Oh mannnn so. ๐Ÿ˜‚ Nafasi enjoyed some freedom in the flock room and got totally wild ... oopsie daisies! ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐ŸŒผ๐Ÿ˜† That would be all well and good, but I saw his behavior shifting to borderline anxious, so out he came to the main area of the house to re-socialize and get more one on one attention. ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ‘ Nafasi is a shy boy, like Chancey, and he doesn't like being caught on film playing (hence the awful quality of this video - I was hiding behind a pile of laundry in an adjacent room like a domestic wildlife photographer trying to blend in with my surroundings ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚) - but here he is being a cutie with his strand of beads and bell ๐Ÿ˜ -- he loves untying the knot and watching everything fall to the floor ... which is also such a rewarding enrichment exercise for me -- restringing it -- #symbiosis ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ’ฅ .
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Anyone else have a bird who is a "privacy player" ? ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘
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Oh mannnn so. ๐Ÿ˜‚ Nafasi enjoyed some freedom in the flock room and got totally wild ... oopsie daisies! ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐ŸŒผ๐Ÿ˜† That would be all well and good, but I saw his behavior shifting to borderline anxious, so out he came to the main area of the house to re-socialize and get more one on one attention. ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ‘ Nafasi is a shy boy, like Chancey, and he doesn't like being caught on film playing (hence the awful quality of this video - I was hiding behind a pile of laundry in an adjacent room like a domestic wildlife photographer trying to blend in with my surroundings ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚) - but here he is being a cutie with his strand of beads and bell ๐Ÿ˜ -- he loves untying the knot and watching everything fall to the floor ... which is also such a rewarding enrichment exercise for me -- restringing it -- #symbiosis  ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ’ฅ . . Anyone else have a bird who is a "privacy player" ? ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘ . . . . #lovebird  #lovebirds  #agapornis  #lovebirdsofinstagram  #lovebirdlove  #lovebirdlover  #lovvies  #featheredfriends  #fid  #lovebirdnafasi  #eightisaflock  #cutepetclub  #spoiledpets  #ilovemybird  #birdsofig  #ig_birds  #instaloveparrots  #instaparrot  #petbird  #petvideos  #petblogger  #animalblog  #petlovers  #birdlovers  #animalvideo  #animalvideos  #petvideos  #petsarefamily 
Can't. Stop. Posting photos. Of BEANS ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ˜
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๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ no but seriously ... he is just such a smart looking little chap! ๐ŸŽฉ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿฃ
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Can't. Stop. Posting photos. Of BEANS ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ˜ . . ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ no but seriously ... he is just such a smart looking little chap! ๐ŸŽฉ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿฃ . . . . #sorrynotsorry  #babyparrot  #babybird  #kakariki  #kakarikis  #kakarikiparrot  #bluekakariki  #kakarikisofinstagram  #parrotsofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fid  #beansthekakariki  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #spoiledpets  #ilovemybird  #birdlife  #birdsofig  #bestbirdshots  #petbird  #thetweetsuites  #petbirds  #mybabybird  #petblogger  #animalblog  #instagrampets  #dailyfluff 
Turbo ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’š
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One of my smartest, most daring, and most resilient budgies. This is the little scamp who escaped the flock room, insisted on trying to befriend Chancey (my caique), got his wing pierced by a crushing caique beak, but somehow broke no bones during that kerfuffle and healed completely ๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿคฏ๐Ÿ˜… So I guess add "most lucky" to Turbo's list as well ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ€๐Ÿ‘
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If any of you out there have a bird with this โ˜๏ธ mischievous twinkle in their eye, 1.) I feel your pain ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿค— and 2.) Tell me about what (ultimately harmless) trouble they have gotten themselves into in the comments below ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ’—
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Turbo ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’š . . One of my smartest, most daring, and most resilient budgies. This is the little scamp who escaped the flock room, insisted on trying to befriend Chancey (my caique), got his wing pierced by a crushing caique beak, but somehow broke no bones during that kerfuffle and healed completely ๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿคฏ๐Ÿ˜… So I guess add "most lucky" to Turbo's list as well ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ€๐Ÿ‘ . . If any of you out there have a bird with this โ˜๏ธ mischievous twinkle in their eye, 1.) I feel your pain ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿค— and 2.) Tell me about what (ultimately harmless) trouble they have gotten themselves into in the comments below ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ’— . . . . #parakeetlife  #parakeet  #parakeets  #parakeetsofinstagram  #budgerigar  #budgielover  #budgiegram  #budgiesofistagram  #featheredfriends  #fid  #parakeetturbo  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #spoiledpets  #engagednotcaged  #petaccount  #birdlovers  #instaloveparrots  #ig_birds  #loveyourbird  #petbird  #thetweetsuites  #petbirds  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers  #budgiemania 
This is Snuggle Pancake's signature location and pose ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ I swear all these rope pics are taken on different days he's just always there looking out the window ๐Ÿ˜† Little dreamer ๐Ÿ˜Œ๐Ÿ’ž
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How is Snuggle P doing in the wake of Afina's loss? Iiiiiiii don't even he has noticed ๐Ÿ˜ฌ Snuggle is a ho. ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜‚ He chases skirtfeathers all day. He is busy, footloose, and fancy free ... unchained by emotion ... ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘
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Nafasi (my lovebird), on the other hand, did notice. He was calling out for Afina for a few days and acting generally antsy before accepting the fact that she wouldn't be answering him or coming home. ๐Ÿ˜“๐Ÿ’”
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So far everyone is doing well. I am not seeing any indications of URI symptoms akin to what Afina experienced so I am leaning towards her liver issues being genetic. Fingers crossed this is the case ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿ˜Š
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I think part of why Afina lived longer than Zaharia, is because Snuggle doted upon her so, supplying her with extra nutrition for her failing body and, most importantly, love and companionship. What a blessing my Snuggle Pancake is ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’™
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This is Snuggle Pancake's signature location and pose ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ I swear all these rope pics are taken on different days he's just always there looking out the window ๐Ÿ˜† Little dreamer ๐Ÿ˜Œ๐Ÿ’ž . . How is Snuggle P doing in the wake of Afina's loss? Iiiiiiii don't even he has noticed ๐Ÿ˜ฌ Snuggle is a ho. ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜‚ He chases skirtfeathers all day. He is busy, footloose, and fancy free ... unchained by emotion ... ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘ . . Nafasi (my lovebird), on the other hand, did notice. He was calling out for Afina for a few days and acting generally antsy before accepting the fact that she wouldn't be answering him or coming home. ๐Ÿ˜“๐Ÿ’” . . So far everyone is doing well. I am not seeing any indications of URI symptoms akin to what Afina experienced so I am leaning towards her liver issues being genetic. Fingers crossed this is the case ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿ˜Š . . I think part of why Afina lived longer than Zaharia, is because Snuggle doted upon her so, supplying her with extra nutrition for her failing body and, most importantly, love and companionship. What a blessing my Snuggle Pancake is ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’™ . . . . #budgielife  #budgielove  #budgielover  #budgiegram  #parakeetsofinstagram  #parakeetlife  #englishbudgie  #englishparakeet  #budgiesofistagram  #featheredfriends  #fid  #snugglepancake  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds  #birdsofinstagram  #birdsofig  #ilovemybird  #loveyourbird  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers 
Beans : forever crusty ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™ˆ
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He is like an embarrassed little boy who is too cool for his mother when I try to clean his face -- I'm like "Beans come here you've gotta little schmutz on your beak" *licks thumb* -- and he is all like "Mommmmmmm quit it! My friends are watching!" ๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚
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Side note : *licks thumb* inserted for comedic value I never actually lick my birds ๐Ÿ˜† our saliva can be harmful to them (bacteria) but I WILL admit I can't control myself and must kiss them from time to time BUT -- it is a very dry lipped kiss -- picture a "kissing your Great Aunt Gertrude" type of kiss. Dry bones LOL ๐Ÿ’‹๐Ÿœ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿค—
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In other news, the preliminary test results for Afina all came back ๐ŸŽŠnegative๐ŸŽŠ, so I can rest easy that the big, scary, devastating viruses (chlamydia, Psittacine Beak and Feather Disease, Bornavirus, et al) are ruled out. ๐Ÿ™ Now, her tissue samples go to the lab, and if those come back clean, it can be concluded that my poor little blueberry was just wired to self destruct ๐Ÿ˜ฅ๐Ÿ’” So sad. But also such a relief to get some soothing news. Thank you again for all your kind words and well wishes during this stressful time, everybirdie! Y'all are the best ๐Ÿ˜š๐Ÿ˜š๐Ÿ˜š๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ™‡๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’•
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Beans : forever crusty ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™ˆ . . He is like an embarrassed little boy who is too cool for his mother when I try to clean his face -- I'm like "Beans come here you've gotta little schmutz on your beak" *licks thumb* -- and he is all like "Mommmmmmm quit it! My friends are watching!" ๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ . . Side note : *licks thumb* inserted for comedic value I never actually lick my birds ๐Ÿ˜† our saliva can be harmful to them (bacteria) but I WILL admit I can't control myself and must kiss them from time to time BUT -- it is a very dry lipped kiss -- picture a "kissing your Great Aunt Gertrude" type of kiss. Dry bones LOL ๐Ÿ’‹๐Ÿœ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿค— . . In other news, the preliminary test results for Afina all came back ๐ŸŽŠnegative๐ŸŽŠ, so I can rest easy that the big, scary, devastating viruses (chlamydia, Psittacine Beak and Feather Disease, Bornavirus, et al) are ruled out. ๐Ÿ™ Now, her tissue samples go to the lab, and if those come back clean, it can be concluded that my poor little blueberry was just wired to self destruct ๐Ÿ˜ฅ๐Ÿ’” So sad. But also such a relief to get some soothing news. Thank you again for all your kind words and well wishes during this stressful time, everybirdie! Y'all are the best ๐Ÿ˜š๐Ÿ˜š๐Ÿ˜š๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ™‡๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’• . . . . #birdmom  #birdmomlife  #babyparrot  #babybird  #kakariki  #kakarikis  #kakarikiparrot  #bluekakariki  #kakarikisofinstagram  #parrotsofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fid  #beansthekakariki  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds  #birdsofinstagram  #birdsofig  #ilovemybird  #loveyourbird  #animalblog  #petblogger  #petlovers 
... Behold ... the Tiny Quin in her natural habitat ... ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ’–
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This is not a Tiny Quin related story but it IS budgie related. So. The day Afina passed I decided to pop my head in the flock room and make sure everyone was breathing normally (yes this is my life ๐Ÿ˜†) and who do I see trapped IN the window but Cha Cha Banana and Lucifer. ๐Ÿ˜ฐ To explain : in the window with their air conditioner there is a tiny gap between the lower pane and the upper pane where they overlap. These two had somehow flattened themselves like rats and shimmied down in BETWEEN the two panes. Like framed budgies. Like an ant farm. ๐Ÿœ๐Ÿก๐Ÿ„ Um. Excuse me, Miss Banana. Your nesting drive is going to get both you AND your unsuspecting victim in trouble. First you get stuck in a paper towel tube and now this ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ญ What is this?! Ancient Greece? Are you a myth? Are you a siren?! Luring men to their deaths with your tempting song? ๐Ÿ˜‚๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿงœโ€โ™€๏ธ
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But all jokes aside. This was crazy dangerous and they could have died. I didn't know what to do at first! Break the window? They (and the whole flock lol!) would fly away. Move the window? A leg could get stuck/snapped - these are old heavy wood windows. Then! A lightbulb went off in my head ๐Ÿ’ก
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Lower them a ladder! โ˜๏ธ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ†™๏ธ
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So I took one of their ladders and finessed it through the crack. At first they thought I was trying to kill them but then Cha's lightbulb went off ๐Ÿ’ก and she climbed the ladder. ๐ŸŽ‰ Monkey see monkey do, Lucifer followed her lead - he is meatier - it took me a while to find a spot he could squeeze through -- it was such a fiasco ๐Ÿ˜ฉ๐Ÿ˜‚ But all was well in the end. I measured the ladder just for kicks. The poles are 3/8 of an inch (less than 1cm) in diameter ๐Ÿ˜ฑ There was a little room around the ladder but that gap was no more than 1/2 inch (just over 1 cm). So! Moral of the story : budgie nesting drive is so strong they can flatten themselves like rodents, squeeze through 1/2 inch openings, and almost die yayyyy ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿคฏ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿคช๐ŸŽ‰
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... Behold ... the Tiny Quin in her natural habitat ... ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ’– . . This is not a Tiny Quin related story but it IS budgie related. So. The day Afina passed I decided to pop my head in the flock room and make sure everyone was breathing normally (yes this is my life ๐Ÿ˜†) and who do I see trapped IN the window but Cha Cha Banana and Lucifer. ๐Ÿ˜ฐ To explain : in the window with their air conditioner there is a tiny gap between the lower pane and the upper pane where they overlap. These two had somehow flattened themselves like rats and shimmied down in BETWEEN the two panes. Like framed budgies. Like an ant farm. ๐Ÿœ๐Ÿก๐Ÿ„ Um. Excuse me, Miss Banana. Your nesting drive is going to get both you AND your unsuspecting victim in trouble. First you get stuck in a paper towel tube and now this ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ญ What is this?! Ancient Greece? Are you a myth? Are you a siren?! Luring men to their deaths with your tempting song? ๐Ÿ˜‚๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿงœโ€โ™€๏ธ . . But all jokes aside. This was crazy dangerous and they could have died. I didn't know what to do at first! Break the window? They (and the whole flock lol!) would fly away. Move the window? A leg could get stuck/snapped - these are old heavy wood windows. Then! A lightbulb went off in my head ๐Ÿ’ก . . Lower them a ladder! โ˜๏ธ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ†™๏ธ . . So I took one of their ladders and finessed it through the crack. At first they thought I was trying to kill them but then Cha's lightbulb went off ๐Ÿ’ก and she climbed the ladder. ๐ŸŽ‰ Monkey see monkey do, Lucifer followed her lead - he is meatier - it took me a while to find a spot he could squeeze through -- it was such a fiasco ๐Ÿ˜ฉ๐Ÿ˜‚ But all was well in the end. I measured the ladder just for kicks. The poles are 3/8 of an inch (less than 1cm) in diameter ๐Ÿ˜ฑ There was a little room around the ladder but that gap was no more than 1/2 inch (just over 1 cm). So! Moral of the story : budgie nesting drive is so strong they can flatten themselves like rodents, squeeze through 1/2 inch openings, and almost die yayyyy ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿคฏ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿคช๐ŸŽ‰ . . . . #onemorethingtoworryabout  #birdmomproblems  #birdmomlife  #birdmom  #budgiesofistagram  #featheredfriends  #fids  #parakeetquin  #parakeetchacha  #parakeetlucifer  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub 
Literally the cure to whatever ails you : Harold's lips ... a sweet, sweet panacea ... .
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๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’‹๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿพ๐ŸŒพ
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Administer views as needed until desired level of happiness is achieved. ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€โš•๏ธ๐Ÿ’‰๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’˜ ... ... You're welcome ... ๐Ÿ™†๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’•
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Literally the cure to whatever ails you : Harold's lips ... a sweet, sweet panacea ... . . ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’‹๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿพ๐ŸŒพ . . Administer views as needed until desired level of happiness is achieved. ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€โš•๏ธ๐Ÿ’‰๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’˜ ... ... You're welcome ... ๐Ÿ™†๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’• . . . . #nomnomnom  #rabbit  #bunny  #bunnyrabbit  #rabbitsofinstagram  #bunniesofig  #bunniesworldwide  #fabbunnies  #rexrabbit  #rexbunny  #furkid  #furbaby  #bunnyharold  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petvideo  #petvideos  #petsforlife  #thedodo  #funnybunny  #cutebunnies  #rabbitsareawesome  #bunnyloversunite  #animalvideos  #animalsdoingthings  #petblogger  #animalblog 
... ... ๐ŸŽถ ๐ŸŒฟBorb ... Borb ... Borb of the Jungle!๐ŸŒฟ ๐ŸŽถ
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I know I know - I'm like literally as old as Methuselah quoting George of the Jungle (we're talking crappy Hannah Barbara animation, kids, not the somewhat recent movie version ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ‘ต) ... ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ ... but I digress ... .
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I feel almost ... bad ... for posting! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜… You know ... I think that is one of the hardest things after loss. That life marches on. ๐Ÿ˜ง๐Ÿ˜“ The world keeps turning. You still have to work with a smile, big energy, and a bright attitude. You have to interact with acquaintances (and all people who don't understand loving an animal like a child) like nothing is wrong. You feel so GUILTY that the world didn't stop for a little while ... because you feel like it should have ... in honor of the wonderful soul you lost ... to give you a moment to catch your breath ... but it just doesn't.  We are on a moto pertpetuo ride on this rock swirling around the sun and it just never stops. I'm dizzy. ๐Ÿ’”
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Thank you for the outpouring of love for my precious blueberry. The fact that she mattered to all of you makes me feel less alone in her untimely loss. The fact that she made others smile makes her short life SO very  significant despite its brevity. ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’™
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I'm sorry Esmeralda (the kakariki pictured) ... your post went on some heavy tangents, girlllll ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜š but it was your turn in the tiling of the feed to them's the breaks, doll ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ‘Œ It is trendy to have captions that have nothing to with the pictures nowadays anyway --- I see alllllll the whippersnappers doing it --- so yeah ... ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘
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#grief #loss #afinatheparrotlet #kakariki #kakarikis #kakarikiparrot #kakarikisofinstagram #parrotsofinstagram #parrotoftheday #featheredfriends #fid #esmeraldathekakariki #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #petoftheday #ig_birds #birdsofinstagram #birdsofig #ilovemybird #igclubbirds #petbird #thetweetsuites #petbirds #cutebirds
... ... ๐ŸŽถ ๐ŸŒฟBorb ... Borb ... Borb of the Jungle!๐ŸŒฟ ๐ŸŽถ . . I know I know - I'm like literally as old as Methuselah quoting George of the Jungle (we're talking crappy Hannah Barbara animation, kids, not the somewhat recent movie version ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ‘ต) ... ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ ... but I digress ... . . I feel almost ... bad ... for posting! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜… You know ... I think that is one of the hardest things after loss. That life marches on. ๐Ÿ˜ง๐Ÿ˜“ The world keeps turning. You still have to work with a smile, big energy, and a bright attitude. You have to interact with acquaintances (and all people who don't understand loving an animal like a child) like nothing is wrong. You feel so GUILTY that the world didn't stop for a little while ... because you feel like it should have ... in honor of the wonderful soul you lost ... to give you a moment to catch your breath ... but it just doesn't. We are on a moto pertpetuo ride on this rock swirling around the sun and it just never stops. I'm dizzy. ๐Ÿ’” . . Thank you for the outpouring of love for my precious blueberry. The fact that she mattered to all of you makes me feel less alone in her untimely loss. The fact that she made others smile makes her short life SO very significant despite its brevity. ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’™ . . I'm sorry Esmeralda (the kakariki pictured) ... your post went on some heavy tangents, girlllll ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜š but it was your turn in the tiling of the feed to them's the breaks, doll ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ‘Œ It is trendy to have captions that have nothing to with the pictures nowadays anyway --- I see alllllll the whippersnappers doing it --- so yeah ... ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘ . . . . #grief  #loss  #afinatheparrotlet  #kakariki  #kakarikis  #kakarikiparrot  #kakarikisofinstagram  #parrotsofinstagram  #parrotoftheday  #featheredfriends  #fid  #esmeraldathekakariki  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds  #birdsofinstagram  #birdsofig  #ilovemybird  #igclubbirds  #petbird  #thetweetsuites  #petbirds  #cutebirds 
It is with much shock and sadness that I let you all know that Afina passed away yesterday morning. ๐Ÿ˜”๐Ÿ’”
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She didn't show additional distress. She was just hanging tough one moment, gone the next. ๐Ÿ˜ฅ I dropped her precious little body off for a necropsy because, with a flock my size, diagnostics are a must. โœŠ๐Ÿ˜” The vet said that Afina's liver, which is supposed to be a healthy deep red, was a sickly "camel color". Also, there was an unusually large bruise at her injection site (clotting issues are consistent with liver disease). However, there is also a myriad of bacterial and viral infections that can cause liver issues,  so samples of her liver and spleen are being held while we await results of her preliminary tests from the blood harvested from a clipped nail the day before last. If those are inconclusive, the preserved tissue samples will then be tested. ๐Ÿ™
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If you need me, I will be feeling somber as I furiously disinfect my entire house while praying what Afina had was genetic and not contagious. ๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ˜จ She visited with Nafasi regularly. She exchanged regurgitation with Snuggle Pancake basically daily ... she rode around on my shoulder all OVER my house ... she has been in literally EVERY bird space - I'm like ... going down the check list of horrors in my head and having a slight panic attack ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜ฌ
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But all I can do is wait. And hope. And wait some more ... ๐Ÿ˜ฉ๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ˜ž๐Ÿ’”
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I asked Afina's breeder all the right questions. Do you viral test your proven pairs? Where is the father from? Where is the mother from? And she had all the right answers, saying of course all were tested, and the parents were from different breeders ... that strong, healthy chicks were her goal. I fell in love with Afina's personality SO immediately, that I didnt ask for any proof ๐Ÿ˜“ .
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Ask for proof, everybirdie. A scrupulous breeder will have no problem furnishing paperwork for their chicks detailing their lineage. And they won't try to sell you sugar gliders instead when you tell them what happened to the birds they bred ๐Ÿ˜ค๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ˜– .
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#rantover #otrb #overthebridge  #rainbowbridge #RIP #parrotlet #afinatheparrotlet #eightisaflock #gonetoosoon #petsarefamily
It is with much shock and sadness that I let you all know that Afina passed away yesterday morning. ๐Ÿ˜”๐Ÿ’” . . She didn't show additional distress. She was just hanging tough one moment, gone the next. ๐Ÿ˜ฅ I dropped her precious little body off for a necropsy because, with a flock my size, diagnostics are a must. โœŠ๐Ÿ˜” The vet said that Afina's liver, which is supposed to be a healthy deep red, was a sickly "camel color". Also, there was an unusually large bruise at her injection site (clotting issues are consistent with liver disease). However, there is also a myriad of bacterial and viral infections that can cause liver issues, so samples of her liver and spleen are being held while we await results of her preliminary tests from the blood harvested from a clipped nail the day before last. If those are inconclusive, the preserved tissue samples will then be tested. ๐Ÿ™ . . If you need me, I will be feeling somber as I furiously disinfect my entire house while praying what Afina had was genetic and not contagious. ๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ˜จ She visited with Nafasi regularly. She exchanged regurgitation with Snuggle Pancake basically daily ... she rode around on my shoulder all OVER my house ... she has been in literally EVERY bird space - I'm like ... going down the check list of horrors in my head and having a slight panic attack ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜ฌ . . But all I can do is wait. And hope. And wait some more ... ๐Ÿ˜ฉ๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ˜ž๐Ÿ’” . . I asked Afina's breeder all the right questions. Do you viral test your proven pairs? Where is the father from? Where is the mother from? And she had all the right answers, saying of course all were tested, and the parents were from different breeders ... that strong, healthy chicks were her goal. I fell in love with Afina's personality SO immediately, that I didnt ask for any proof ๐Ÿ˜“ . . Ask for proof, everybirdie. A scrupulous breeder will have no problem furnishing paperwork for their chicks detailing their lineage. And they won't try to sell you sugar gliders instead when you tell them what happened to the birds they bred ๐Ÿ˜ค๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ˜– . . . . #rantover  #otrb  #overthebridge  #rainbowbridge  #RIP  #parrotlet  #afinatheparrotlet  #eightisaflock  #gonetoosoon  #petsarefamily 
Esmeralda's first day as an official flock member : she got a bath in the sunshine then got to bask like a reptile to dry off and chew on (safe, google checked ๐Ÿค“โœ”) plants from the garden, and a little farm stand corn ๐Ÿ˜‹๐ŸŒฝ๐Ÿ’• (looooooooove these summer days! ๐ŸŒž๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ™Œ) ... ๐Ÿ’šโค๐Ÿ’š
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She looked visibly relieved and was quite chipper after her two tormentors (pied male and green hen) left the house yesterday... ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ ... that's right girl .... ๐ŸŽถ freedommmmmmmmmmm ... freedommmmmmmmm ... freedommmmm ... nobody's gon-na bite ya tailllllllllll ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿค—๐Ÿคฃ
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And the breeder messaged me saying "you're right... these two (pied male and green hen) DO like each other ..." ... duh, man! Duh! Have you no INSTINCTS?! Sense you no VIBES?! What's going ON here?! How did I do his job better in six days than he has done in six months ... ๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ถ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜†
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#freedom #kakariki #kakarikis #kakarikiparrot #kakarikisofinstagram #parrotsofinstagram #parrotoftheday #parrotgram #featheredfriends #esmeraldathekakariki #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #instaloveparrots #ig_birds #loveyourbird #parrotsareawesome #parrotlove #petbirds #thetweetsuites #petbirds #igclubbirds #exoticbirds #birb #birdlife #birdlovers
Esmeralda's first day as an official flock member : she got a bath in the sunshine then got to bask like a reptile to dry off and chew on (safe, google checked ๐Ÿค“โœ”) plants from the garden, and a little farm stand corn ๐Ÿ˜‹๐ŸŒฝ๐Ÿ’• (looooooooove these summer days! ๐ŸŒž๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ™Œ) ... ๐Ÿ’šโค๐Ÿ’š . . She looked visibly relieved and was quite chipper after her two tormentors (pied male and green hen) left the house yesterday... ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ ... that's right girl .... ๐ŸŽถ freedommmmmmmmmmm ... freedommmmmmmmm ... freedommmmm ... nobody's gon-na bite ya tailllllllllll ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿค—๐Ÿคฃ . . And the breeder messaged me saying "you're right... these two (pied male and green hen) DO like each other ..." ... duh, man! Duh! Have you no INSTINCTS?! Sense you no VIBES?! What's going ON here?! How did I do his job better in six days than he has done in six months ... ๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ถ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜† . . . . #freedom  #kakariki  #kakarikis  #kakarikiparrot  #kakarikisofinstagram  #parrotsofinstagram  #parrotoftheday  #parrotgram  #featheredfriends  #esmeraldathekakariki  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #instaloveparrots  #ig_birds  #loveyourbird  #parrotsareawesome  #parrotlove  #petbirds  #thetweetsuites  #petbirds  #igclubbirds  #exoticbirds  #birb  #birdlife  #birdlovers 
"I'm just going to take over the feed, ok? ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘ Another thing the doctor had the nerve to say was that my vent was "a little dirty" ๐Ÿ˜ค๐Ÿ˜ค how about :  YOUR vent is a little dirty, doc, and,  beyond that, how about you stop making eyes at mine! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿค—
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Swipe โžก๏ธ for video of me having a casual vets office waiting room snack whilst eavesdropping ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ we have allllll had that moment at a cafรฉ -- listening to someone else's conversation -- what's the craziest thing you've ever overheard? Mine was "my brother married a woman who looks and acts just like me -- should I be concerned?" ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™Š๐Ÿ˜…
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Girlllllll yes. ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ‘ A little. ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿค—
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Xoxo , Afina ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’‹๐Ÿ’™
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#getwellsoon #exoticvet #veterinarymedicine #petcare #parrotlet #pacificparrotlet #forpus #forpuscoelestis #parrotletsofig #parrotletsofinstagram #parrotletlove #parrotlets #featheredfriends #fid #afinatheparrotlet #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #petoftheday #ig_birds #birdsofinstagram #birdsofig #ilovemybird #loveyourbird #parrotsofig #parrotlife #instaparrot #petbird #thetweetsuites #petbirds
"I'm just going to take over the feed, ok? ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘ Another thing the doctor had the nerve to say was that my vent was "a little dirty" ๐Ÿ˜ค๐Ÿ˜ค how about : YOUR vent is a little dirty, doc, and, beyond that, how about you stop making eyes at mine! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿค— . . Swipe โžก๏ธ for video of me having a casual vets office waiting room snack whilst eavesdropping ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ we have allllll had that moment at a cafรฉ -- listening to someone else's conversation -- what's the craziest thing you've ever overheard? Mine was "my brother married a woman who looks and acts just like me -- should I be concerned?" ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™Š๐Ÿ˜… . . Girlllllll yes. ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ‘ A little. ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿค— . . Xoxo , Afina ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’‹๐Ÿ’™ . . . . #getwellsoon  #exoticvet  #veterinarymedicine  #petcare  #parrotlet  #pacificparrotlet  #forpus  #forpuscoelestis  #parrotletsofig  #parrotletsofinstagram  #parrotletlove  #parrotlets  #featheredfriends  #fid  #afinatheparrotlet  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds  #birdsofinstagram  #birdsofig  #ilovemybird  #loveyourbird  #parrotsofig  #parrotlife  #instaparrot  #petbird  #thetweetsuites  #petbirds 
This tiny percher ๐Ÿ˜
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So Afina has some respiratory sounds going on - not pneumonia, but likely some sort of URI rattling around in there. Her poop, though not diarrhea, is watery and abnormal as well. We are running some viral and poop tests, but her doctor said running bloodwork or xrays would be extremely risky with a bird this small and that simply getting blood or anesthetizing her for x rays could kill her so ... that option was a hard NO for me ... ... ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ™…๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ .
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My veterinarian was frank with me, and said that based on the difference in feather condition between her old and new feathers, that Afina's early care was likely subpar. She also said that, considering Zaharia's unusual passing, that "she (Afina) could still go at any time ... we could be up against something we can't beat" ๐Ÿ˜Ÿ๐Ÿ’” That was not what I wanted to hear but I appreciate the lack of sugar coating. I am bracing myself for anything, but will continue to remain optimistic that this is something a round or two of antibiotics can cure. ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’‰๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’—
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Rather than have to manhandle Afina every day to administer oral meds for her cold, I opted for a time release doxycycline injection, which she got in her breast muscle today. It made her bleed a little and I was like "noooooo not her precious blood! I cannot spare a drop, you knave!!!!" ... ๐Ÿ˜† lol .... So now all I can do is watch her closely and wait for a week (assuming all goes well) until her recheck, at which point she can get another shot if she isnt back to her usual self and we can take it from there. ๐Ÿ™
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Fingers crossed this passes quickly ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’
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Thank you so much for all your kind words of support for my little blueberry -  I let her know everyone is rooting for her and she is totally feeling the love ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’™
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#getwellsoon #parrotlet #pacificparrotlet #forpus #forpuscoelestis #parrotletsofig #parrotletsofinstagram #featheredfriends #fid #afinatheparrotlet #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #petoftheday #ig_birds #birdsofinstagram #birdsofig #ilovemybird #loveyourbird #parrotsofig #parrotlife #instaparrot #petbird #thetweetsuites #petbirds #exoticvet #veterinarymedicine #smallanimal #animalcare
This tiny percher ๐Ÿ˜ . . So Afina has some respiratory sounds going on - not pneumonia, but likely some sort of URI rattling around in there. Her poop, though not diarrhea, is watery and abnormal as well. We are running some viral and poop tests, but her doctor said running bloodwork or xrays would be extremely risky with a bird this small and that simply getting blood or anesthetizing her for x rays could kill her so ... that option was a hard NO for me ... ... ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ™…๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ . . My veterinarian was frank with me, and said that based on the difference in feather condition between her old and new feathers, that Afina's early care was likely subpar. She also said that, considering Zaharia's unusual passing, that "she (Afina) could still go at any time ... we could be up against something we can't beat" ๐Ÿ˜Ÿ๐Ÿ’” That was not what I wanted to hear but I appreciate the lack of sugar coating. I am bracing myself for anything, but will continue to remain optimistic that this is something a round or two of antibiotics can cure. ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’‰๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’— . . Rather than have to manhandle Afina every day to administer oral meds for her cold, I opted for a time release doxycycline injection, which she got in her breast muscle today. It made her bleed a little and I was like "noooooo not her precious blood! I cannot spare a drop, you knave!!!!" ... ๐Ÿ˜† lol .... So now all I can do is watch her closely and wait for a week (assuming all goes well) until her recheck, at which point she can get another shot if she isnt back to her usual self and we can take it from there. ๐Ÿ™ . . Fingers crossed this passes quickly ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’ . . Thank you so much for all your kind words of support for my little blueberry - I let her know everyone is rooting for her and she is totally feeling the love ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’™ . . . . #getwellsoon  #parrotlet  #pacificparrotlet  #forpus  #forpuscoelestis  #parrotletsofig  #parrotletsofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fid  #afinatheparrotlet  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds  #birdsofinstagram  #birdsofig  #ilovemybird  #loveyourbird  #parrotsofig  #parrotlife  #instaparrot  #petbird  #thetweetsuites  #petbirds  #exoticvet  #veterinarymedicine  #smallanimal  #animalcare 
Good morning, everybirdie ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿ’™ Afina here. I am still a bit floofy and low key but I am eating and drinking on my own, and I have resumed chirping and emitting other dinosaur sounds, along with being verrrrry expressive with my beaksie. ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ‘Œ This woman is STILLLLLL making me go to the vet ๐Ÿ˜ค๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ˜‚ Doesn't she know who I AM?! Tis I, the Blueberry Destroyer ... the birb who amputated her own toe with her beak one night after a rabid Coconut attack (that wench! ๐Ÿ˜…) and didn't bleed to death -- I eat danger for breakfast with the Grim Reaper as my humble guest. ๐Ÿค˜๐Ÿ˜Ž I'm just a little under the weather -- back off me and fetch me some (vegetable broth) soup, mom! ๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿฅฃ๐Ÿ’™
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... And now, we wait for my appointment ... ๐Ÿ•›๐Ÿ•ง๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ•œ๐Ÿ•œ๐Ÿ• ๐Ÿ• ๐Ÿ•ข๐Ÿ•–๐Ÿ•Ÿ
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#birdlife #parrotlet #pacificparrotlet #forpus #forpuscoelestis #parrotletsofig #parrotletsofinstagram #parrotletlove #parrotlets #featheredfriends #fid #afinatheparrotlet #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #petoftheday #ig_birds #birdsofinstagram #birdsofig #ilovemybird #loveyourbird #parrotsofig #parrotlife #instaparrot #petbird #thetweetsuites #petbirds #petsarefamily #getwellsoon #petaccount
Good morning, everybirdie ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿ’™ Afina here. I am still a bit floofy and low key but I am eating and drinking on my own, and I have resumed chirping and emitting other dinosaur sounds, along with being verrrrry expressive with my beaksie. ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ‘Œ This woman is STILLLLLL making me go to the vet ๐Ÿ˜ค๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ˜‚ Doesn't she know who I AM?! Tis I, the Blueberry Destroyer ... the birb who amputated her own toe with her beak one night after a rabid Coconut attack (that wench! ๐Ÿ˜…) and didn't bleed to death -- I eat danger for breakfast with the Grim Reaper as my humble guest. ๐Ÿค˜๐Ÿ˜Ž I'm just a little under the weather -- back off me and fetch me some (vegetable broth) soup, mom! ๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿฅฃ๐Ÿ’™ . . ... And now, we wait for my appointment ... ๐Ÿ•›๐Ÿ•ง๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ•œ๐Ÿ•œ๐Ÿ• ๐Ÿ• ๐Ÿ•ข๐Ÿ•–๐Ÿ•Ÿ . . . . #birdlife  #parrotlet  #pacificparrotlet  #forpus  #forpuscoelestis  #parrotletsofig  #parrotletsofinstagram  #parrotletlove  #parrotlets  #featheredfriends  #fid  #afinatheparrotlet  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds  #birdsofinstagram  #birdsofig  #ilovemybird  #loveyourbird  #parrotsofig  #parrotlife  #instaparrot  #petbird  #thetweetsuites  #petbirds  #petsarefamily  #getwellsoon  #petaccount 
So today has been a real roller coaster. Some good news first : Esmeralda the scrappy kakariki hen HAS been released to the loving wings of the flock ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ™Œ๐ŸŽ‰ SO happy about that. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿค— But then when I went to check on the flock room birds in the late afternoon, Afina was fluffed up on the bottom of her cage ... ๐Ÿ˜จ ... every parront's nightmare, that position ... ๐Ÿ˜ข ... I have been *especially* on edge over Afina, her genes, and her health since (her brother) Zaharia's untimely, and inexplicable (despite a histologic necropsy) passing. ๐Ÿ˜• So seeing Afina like this was beyond heartbreaking ๐Ÿ˜”๐Ÿ’” I scooped her up and put her down my shirt (TMI? sorry lol ๐Ÿ˜†) to warm her up and commenced with a hand feeding with Beans' baby formula. She accepted a little food but was super sleepy and fluffy. I called the vet. .
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The vet can't see her until tomorrow. ๐Ÿ˜ฉ I am trying to stay positive. ๐Ÿ™ She is allowing small hand feedings with a syringe and waterings from an eye dropper, she is able to perch on her own, she is alert and responsive when I talk to her, and JUST now, she ate millet on her own (โžก๏ธ swipe ๐Ÿ˜„๐ŸŽ‰) ๐Ÿ’•๐ŸŒพ๐Ÿ’•
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Come on, precious little blueberry ... hang in there until your appointment! ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’
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#getwellsoon #parrotlet #pacificparrotlet #forpus #forpuscoelestis #parrotletsofig #parrotletsofinstagram #featheredfriends #fid #afinatheparrotlet #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #petoftheday #ig_birds #birdsofinstagram #birdsofig #ilovemybird #loveyourbird #parrotsofig #parrotlife #instaparrot #petbird #thetweetsuites #petbirds #petsarefamily
So today has been a real roller coaster. Some good news first : Esmeralda the scrappy kakariki hen HAS been released to the loving wings of the flock ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ™Œ๐ŸŽ‰ SO happy about that. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿค— But then when I went to check on the flock room birds in the late afternoon, Afina was fluffed up on the bottom of her cage ... ๐Ÿ˜จ ... every parront's nightmare, that position ... ๐Ÿ˜ข ... I have been *especially* on edge over Afina, her genes, and her health since (her brother) Zaharia's untimely, and inexplicable (despite a histologic necropsy) passing. ๐Ÿ˜• So seeing Afina like this was beyond heartbreaking ๐Ÿ˜”๐Ÿ’” I scooped her up and put her down my shirt (TMI? sorry lol ๐Ÿ˜†) to warm her up and commenced with a hand feeding with Beans' baby formula. She accepted a little food but was super sleepy and fluffy. I called the vet. . . The vet can't see her until tomorrow. ๐Ÿ˜ฉ I am trying to stay positive. ๐Ÿ™ She is allowing small hand feedings with a syringe and waterings from an eye dropper, she is able to perch on her own, she is alert and responsive when I talk to her, and JUST now, she ate millet on her own (โžก๏ธ swipe ๐Ÿ˜„๐ŸŽ‰) ๐Ÿ’•๐ŸŒพ๐Ÿ’• . . Come on, precious little blueberry ... hang in there until your appointment! ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’ . . . . #getwellsoon  #parrotlet  #pacificparrotlet  #forpus  #forpuscoelestis  #parrotletsofig  #parrotletsofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fid  #afinatheparrotlet  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds  #birdsofinstagram  #birdsofig  #ilovemybird  #loveyourbird  #parrotsofig  #parrotlife  #instaparrot  #petbird  #thetweetsuites  #petbirds  #petsarefamily 
Tony (right) : Wow that was so exciting that I need a snack, Romby ๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ’—
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Romby (left) : ๐Ÿ™„ yeah yeah yeah ... you know you act like you've never seen a man before ... your thirst is VERY unbecoming ... wait a minute ... are those ... YOUR underfluffies on this pole?! Did you try to throw him your UNDERFLUFFIES Tony?!?! ๐Ÿ˜ค๐Ÿ‘™๐Ÿ˜ค๐Ÿ‘™๐Ÿ˜ค
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Tony : *busteddddddd* ๐Ÿคฆโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿฅ‘๐Ÿ˜ณ
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#ifbirdscouldtalk #girlfriendsbelike #quakerparrot #monkparakeet #monkparrot #quakerparrots #quakersofinstagram #parrotsofinstagram #featheredfriends #fids #quakerromby #quakertony #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #petoftheday #ig_birds #birdsofinstagram #birdsofig #ilovemybird #adoptapet #rescuebird #rescuesrock #rescuepets #instaloveparrots #whorescuedwho
Tony (right) : Wow that was so exciting that I need a snack, Romby ๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ’— . . Romby (left) : ๐Ÿ™„ yeah yeah yeah ... you know you act like you've never seen a man before ... your thirst is VERY unbecoming ... wait a minute ... are those ... YOUR underfluffies on this pole?! Did you try to throw him your UNDERFLUFFIES Tony?!?! ๐Ÿ˜ค๐Ÿ‘™๐Ÿ˜ค๐Ÿ‘™๐Ÿ˜ค . . Tony : *busteddddddd* ๐Ÿคฆโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿฅ‘๐Ÿ˜ณ . . . . #ifbirdscouldtalk  #girlfriendsbelike  #quakerparrot  #monkparakeet  #monkparrot  #quakerparrots  #quakersofinstagram  #parrotsofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fids  #quakerromby  #quakertony  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds  #birdsofinstagram  #birdsofig  #ilovemybird  #adoptapet  #rescuebird  #rescuesrock  #rescuepets  #instaloveparrots  #whorescuedwho 
Y'all. ๐Ÿ˜ฌ Ok so I'm boarding these three kakarikis for a breeder. The male, who is pied, (first picture) is VERY tame. He holds my finger through the bars of his cage, whistles for me to come back to him when he can't see me, he plays hide and seek -- he also learned how to make kissing noises in under a week with me. So special ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ’‹๐Ÿ’— The breeder planned on breeding him with the pied hen, but he and the solid GREEN hen (second photo) have a thing going on and were really picking on the pied hen (third picture) to the point that they chewed her tail feathers so badly they resemble fish bones ๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ‘Ž๐Ÿ’”
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I moved the pied hen to her own quarters and she ate, then slept, like she hadn't done either properly in quite some time. She is supposedly parent raised but when I look at her she lifts her foot, as if she wants to connect with me - as if she WAS tame at one point in time. ๐Ÿค” Iiiiiiiiiii think I might need to offer to buy this tattered hen ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ™Š๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜ She is scrappy. Rough around the edges. But you know how I feel about a scrappy bird ... she is a diamond in the rough .. ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’Ž๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’Ž๐Ÿ˜ .
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What does everybirdie think about these hooligans? They go home tomorrow so I need to make a decision stat ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’›โค
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#decisionsdecisions #kakariki #kakarikis #kakarikiparrot #kakarikisofinstagram #parrotsofinstagram #parrotoftheday #parrotgram #featheredfriends #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #petoftheday #ig_birds #birdsofinstagram #birdsofig #captainstealyobird #goinginforthekill
Y'all. ๐Ÿ˜ฌ Ok so I'm boarding these three kakarikis for a breeder. The male, who is pied, (first picture) is VERY tame. He holds my finger through the bars of his cage, whistles for me to come back to him when he can't see me, he plays hide and seek -- he also learned how to make kissing noises in under a week with me. So special ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ’‹๐Ÿ’— The breeder planned on breeding him with the pied hen, but he and the solid GREEN hen (second photo) have a thing going on and were really picking on the pied hen (third picture) to the point that they chewed her tail feathers so badly they resemble fish bones ๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ‘Ž๐Ÿ’” . . I moved the pied hen to her own quarters and she ate, then slept, like she hadn't done either properly in quite some time. She is supposedly parent raised but when I look at her she lifts her foot, as if she wants to connect with me - as if she WAS tame at one point in time. ๐Ÿค” Iiiiiiiiiii think I might need to offer to buy this tattered hen ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ™Š๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜ She is scrappy. Rough around the edges. But you know how I feel about a scrappy bird ... she is a diamond in the rough .. ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’Ž๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’Ž๐Ÿ˜ . . What does everybirdie think about these hooligans? They go home tomorrow so I need to make a decision stat ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’›โค . . . . #decisionsdecisions  #kakariki  #kakarikis  #kakarikiparrot  #kakarikisofinstagram  #parrotsofinstagram  #parrotoftheday  #parrotgram  #featheredfriends  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds  #birdsofinstagram  #birdsofig  #captainstealyobird  #goinginforthekill 
My Hatch Day contest is live, everybirdie ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿค—๐ŸŽ‰ .
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Head on over to ๐Ÿ‘‰ @chichiblueboy ๐Ÿ‘ˆ to check it out! ๐ŸŽˆ๐Ÿ˜„๐ŸŽˆ
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Xoxo , Cheech ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’‹๐Ÿ’™
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#happyhatchday #happybirthday #hbd #bluecrossover #quakerparrot #monkparakeet #monkparrot #quakerparrots #quakersofinstagram #parrotsofinstagram #featheredfriends #fid #quakerchichi #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #spoiledpets #ilovemybird #birdlife #funnybird #cutebird #instaloveparrots #adoptapet #rescuebird #rescuesrock #rescuepets #petbirds
My Hatch Day contest is live, everybirdie ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿค—๐ŸŽ‰ . . Head on over to ๐Ÿ‘‰ @chichiblueboy ๐Ÿ‘ˆ to check it out! ๐ŸŽˆ๐Ÿ˜„๐ŸŽˆ . . Xoxo , Cheech ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’‹๐Ÿ’™ . . . . #happyhatchday  #happybirthday  #hbd  #bluecrossover  #quakerparrot  #monkparakeet  #monkparrot  #quakerparrots  #quakersofinstagram  #parrotsofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fid  #quakerchichi  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #spoiledpets  #ilovemybird  #birdlife  #funnybird  #cutebird  #instaloveparrots  #adoptapet  #rescuebird  #rescuesrock  #rescuepets  #petbirds 
Happy Birthday to me! My (estimated) hatch day was yesterday, everybirdie, and I am celebrating turning the big OH - TWO โœŒ๐Ÿ˜„๐ŸŽˆwith a ... ... ๐ŸŽ‰ GIVEAWAY !!! ๐ŸŽ‰
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A $22 credit to the Quaker Queen Shawna's shop @lilmonstersbirdtoys is up for grabs ๐Ÿ™Œ  and the rules are easy as can be ๐Ÿ“ƒ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ˜„ :
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1.) LIKE this post ๐Ÿ‘โค
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2.) Be sure you are FOLLOWING all three hosts : @chichiblueboy , @eightisaflock , and @lilmonstersbirdtoys โœ”โœ”โœ”
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3.) TAG some friends with small parrots (or small furry monsters! ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿน๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿพ) who would love to win this prize! Each person tagged counts as 1 entry ; 3 entries will be counted per player, but if course feel free to tag as many pals as you like ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿค—
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4.) For 1 bonus entry, you can repost this image (or any image from my feed) with the hashtag #hbd2chichi ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŽ‰
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Entries will be counted for ONE WEEK from today , with a drawing to be held sometime thereafter. ๐Ÿ“…โœ”๐Ÿ—ณ
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This contest is open ๐ŸŒ WORLDWIDE ๐ŸŒŽ but buyer does pay shipping. The subtotal in your cart must total $22 excluding shipping for your code to work ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜˜
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Legal la-la's ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€โš– : This contest is not endorsed or affiliated with or sponsored by Instagram. Players under the age of 18 please ask your parents' permission before playing. ๐Ÿค“๐Ÿ“šโœ…
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Best of luck to everybirdie! ๐ŸŽŠ๐Ÿ€๐ŸŽŠ
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#happybirthday #giveaway #quaker #quakerparrot #monkparakeet #monkparrot #quakerparrots #quakersofinstagram #parrotsofinstagram #featheredfriends #fid #quakerchichi #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #petoftheday #ig_birds #birdsofinstagram #birdsofig #adoptapet #rescuebird #rescuesrock #rescuepets #whorescuedwho #loveyourbird #parrotsareawesome #petbirds
Happy Birthday to me! My (estimated) hatch day was yesterday, everybirdie, and I am celebrating turning the big OH - TWO โœŒ๐Ÿ˜„๐ŸŽˆwith a ... ... ๐ŸŽ‰ GIVEAWAY !!! ๐ŸŽ‰ . . A $22 credit to the Quaker Queen Shawna's shop @lilmonstersbirdtoys is up for grabs ๐Ÿ™Œ and the rules are easy as can be ๐Ÿ“ƒ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ˜„ : . . 1.) LIKE this post ๐Ÿ‘โค . . 2.) Be sure you are FOLLOWING all three hosts : @chichiblueboy , @eightisaflock , and @lilmonstersbirdtoys โœ”โœ”โœ” . . 3.) TAG some friends with small parrots (or small furry monsters! ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿน๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿพ) who would love to win this prize! Each person tagged counts as 1 entry ; 3 entries will be counted per player, but if course feel free to tag as many pals as you like ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿค— . . 4.) For 1 bonus entry, you can repost this image (or any image from my feed) with the hashtag #hbd2chichi  ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŽ‰ . . Entries will be counted for ONE WEEK from today , with a drawing to be held sometime thereafter. ๐Ÿ“…โœ”๐Ÿ—ณ . . This contest is open ๐ŸŒ WORLDWIDE ๐ŸŒŽ but buyer does pay shipping. The subtotal in your cart must total $22 excluding shipping for your code to work ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜˜ . . Legal la-la's ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€โš– : This contest is not endorsed or affiliated with or sponsored by Instagram. Players under the age of 18 please ask your parents' permission before playing. ๐Ÿค“๐Ÿ“šโœ… . . Best of luck to everybirdie! ๐ŸŽŠ๐Ÿ€๐ŸŽŠ . . . . #happybirthday  #giveaway  #quaker  #quakerparrot  #monkparakeet  #monkparrot  #quakerparrots  #quakersofinstagram  #parrotsofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fid  #quakerchichi  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds  #birdsofinstagram  #birdsofig  #adoptapet  #rescuebird  #rescuesrock  #rescuepets  #whorescuedwho  #loveyourbird  #parrotsareawesome  #petbirds 
Tender moments : @my.ripe.avocados 's Soleil ๐Ÿ’—๐ŸŒž๐Ÿ’— preening (huge!!! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜) baby Phoenix ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿฆ…๐Ÿ”ฅ
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The dang video cropping ๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ˜‚ even with moving it around in the "trim" section, heads were chopped in both positions ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ‘Alas. Tomorrow is another day. ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ’•๐ŸŽฅ๐Ÿ’•
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#preen #preening #birdlife #dailylifeofourflock #conurecrazy #conurelove #sunconure #sunconures #sunconuresofinstagram #conuresofinstagram #featheredfriends #fids #soleilthesun #phoenixferoce #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #spoiledpets #ilovemybird #birdsofig #birdlove #birdslover #birdsofinstagram #loveyourbird #parrotsofig #parrotlife #instaparrot #petbirds
Tender moments : @my.ripe.avocados 's Soleil ๐Ÿ’—๐ŸŒž๐Ÿ’— preening (huge!!! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜) baby Phoenix ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿฆ…๐Ÿ”ฅ . . The dang video cropping ๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ˜‚ even with moving it around in the "trim" section, heads were chopped in both positions ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ‘Alas. Tomorrow is another day. ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ’•๐ŸŽฅ๐Ÿ’• . . . . #preen  #preening  #birdlife  #dailylifeofourflock  #conurecrazy  #conurelove  #sunconure  #sunconures  #sunconuresofinstagram  #conuresofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fids  #soleilthesun  #phoenixferoce  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #spoiledpets  #ilovemybird  #birdsofig  #birdlove  #birdslover  #birdsofinstagram  #loveyourbird  #parrotsofig  #parrotlife  #instaparrot  #petbirds 
This handsome boi also has a surprise for everbirdie! ... ๐ŸŽŠ๐Ÿ˜„๐ŸŽŠ ... ... ... It will be announced on his page ๐Ÿ‘‰ @chichiblueboy ๐Ÿ‘ˆ in a few! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŽ‰
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#quaker #quakers #quakerparrots #bluecrossover #quakerparrot #monkparakeet #monkparrot #parrotsofinstagram #quakersofinstagram #featheredfriends #fid #quakerchichi #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #spoiledpets #ilovemybird #birdlife #birdsofig #cutebird #funnybird #adoptapet #rescuebird #rescuesrock #rescuepets #whorescuedwho #loveyourbird #parrotsareawesome
This handsome boi also has a surprise for everbirdie! ... ๐ŸŽŠ๐Ÿ˜„๐ŸŽŠ ... ... ... It will be announced on his page ๐Ÿ‘‰ @chichiblueboy ๐Ÿ‘ˆ in a few! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŽ‰ . . . . #quaker  #quakers  #quakerparrots  #bluecrossover  #quakerparrot  #monkparakeet  #monkparrot  #parrotsofinstagram  #quakersofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fid  #quakerchichi  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #spoiledpets  #ilovemybird  #birdlife  #birdsofig  #cutebird  #funnybird  #adoptapet  #rescuebird  #rescuesrock  #rescuepets  #whorescuedwho  #loveyourbird  #parrotsareawesome 
Hello, rainbow chickens! ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’—๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ“
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One of these birds is Bandit. The other is Juji. Who can tell who's who? ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿค”๐Ÿคจ๐Ÿง๐Ÿ•ต๏ธโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ•ต๏ธโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’—
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#peekaboo #iseeyou #siblingsbelike #conurecrazy #conurelove #sunconure #sunconuresofinstagram #conuresofinstagram #featheredfriends #fids #jujiforte #banditvolante #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #petoftheday #ig_birds #birdsofinstagram #birdsofig #ilovemybird #loveyourbird #parrotsofig #parrotlife #instaparrot #petbird #thetweetsuites #petbirds #parrotoftheday #parrotgram #birb
Hello, rainbow chickens! ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’—๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ“ . . One of these birds is Bandit. The other is Juji. Who can tell who's who? ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿค”๐Ÿคจ๐Ÿง๐Ÿ•ต๏ธโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ•ต๏ธโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’— . . . . #peekaboo  #iseeyou  #siblingsbelike  #conurecrazy  #conurelove  #sunconure  #sunconuresofinstagram  #conuresofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fids  #jujiforte  #banditvolante  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds  #birdsofinstagram  #birdsofig  #ilovemybird  #loveyourbird  #parrotsofig  #parrotlife  #instaparrot  #petbird  #thetweetsuites  #petbirds  #parrotoftheday  #parrotgram  #birb 
Tony : ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿคฉ Romby!!! It's a MAN bird! And he is BLUE!!! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’˜๐Ÿ˜
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Romby : Don't even THINK about it, woman, I OWN you ... You're mine ... ๐Ÿ‘น๐Ÿ˜ˆ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ”๐Ÿ’š
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๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ but in all seriousness, ChiChi's first interaction with Tony and Romby was a success! They ate together. Safely observed each other. The ladies wanted to kick ChiChi's a$$ when he dared try to explore their cage, but they were able to share the playtop nicely ... ... ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿฅ‘๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿฅ‘๐Ÿ’™
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I am secretly dreaming of SOMEDAY being able to house them all together (without anything nest like, of course ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ‘Œ) and eliminate the need for a separate cage for Cheech! But I am not sure Queen Romby would ever allow such nonsense ๐Ÿ˜… Time will tell ... this is the beginning of their social journey ... ๐Ÿ•ฃ๐Ÿ• ๐Ÿ•˜๐Ÿ••๐Ÿ•ค
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#jealousgirlfriend #quakerparrots #quakerparrot #monkparakeet #monkparrot #parrotsofinstagram #featheredfriends #fid #quakerchichi #quakertony #quakerromby #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #petoftheday #ig_birds #adoptapet #rescuebird #rescuesrock #rescuepets #rescuedandloved #petsrule #petsdaily #igclubbirds
Tony : ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿคฉ Romby!!! It's a MAN bird! And he is BLUE!!! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’˜๐Ÿ˜ . . Romby : Don't even THINK about it, woman, I OWN you ... You're mine ... ๐Ÿ‘น๐Ÿ˜ˆ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ”๐Ÿ’š . . ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ but in all seriousness, ChiChi's first interaction with Tony and Romby was a success! They ate together. Safely observed each other. The ladies wanted to kick ChiChi's a$$ when he dared try to explore their cage, but they were able to share the playtop nicely ... ... ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿฅ‘๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿฅ‘๐Ÿ’™ . . I am secretly dreaming of SOMEDAY being able to house them all together (without anything nest like, of course ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ‘Œ) and eliminate the need for a separate cage for Cheech! But I am not sure Queen Romby would ever allow such nonsense ๐Ÿ˜… Time will tell ... this is the beginning of their social journey ... ๐Ÿ•ฃ๐Ÿ• ๐Ÿ•˜๐Ÿ••๐Ÿ•ค . . . . #jealousgirlfriend  #quakerparrots  #quakerparrot  #monkparakeet  #monkparrot  #parrotsofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fid  #quakerchichi  #quakertony  #quakerromby  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #petoftheday  #ig_birds  #adoptapet  #rescuebird  #rescuesrock  #rescuepets  #rescuedandloved  #petsrule  #petsdaily  #igclubbirds 
Delivering some Pineapple Turquoise Steel ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’™
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Wait wait wait ... is this a bird page? ... or is this Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition???? ๐Ÿค” This model is just breathtaking! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿ‘™๐Ÿฅ๐Ÿ’—
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#soggychickensunday #wetchicken #conurecrazy #conurelove #pineappleturquoise #greencheekconure #greencheekconuresofinstagram #gcc #conuresofinstagram #featheredfriends #fid #shilohjay #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #spoiledpets #ilovemybird #birdsofig #ig_birds #smallbusinesslove #parrotsandcompany #bestbirds
Delivering some Pineapple Turquoise Steel ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’™ . . Wait wait wait ... is this a bird page? ... or is this Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition???? ๐Ÿค” This model is just breathtaking! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿ‘™๐Ÿฅ๐Ÿ’— . . . . #soggychickensunday  #wetchicken  #conurecrazy  #conurelove  #pineappleturquoise  #greencheekconure  #greencheekconuresofinstagram  #gcc  #conuresofinstagram  #featheredfriends  #fid  #shilohjay  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #spoiledpets  #ilovemybird  #birdsofig  #ig_birds  #smallbusinesslove  #parrotsandcompany  #bestbirds 
Rolling into #soggychickensunday liiiiiiike ๐Ÿ’โ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’ฃ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’™
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And Shiloh says pardon the strawberry flecks on the wall ๐Ÿ˜† he likes his berries mangled, not stirred ๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ’จ
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#wetchicken #conurecrazy #conurelove #pineappleturquoise #greencheekconure #greencheekconuresofinstagram #gcc #featheredfriends #fid #shilohjay #eightisaflock #showcasing_pets #cutepetclub #spoiledpets #ilovemybird #birdlife #birdsofig #birdlove #instaloveparrots #ig_birds #loveyourbird #smallbusinesslove #parrotsandcompany #bestbirds
Rolling into #soggychickensunday  liiiiiiike ๐Ÿ’โ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’ฃ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’™ . . And Shiloh says pardon the strawberry flecks on the wall ๐Ÿ˜† he likes his berries mangled, not stirred ๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ’จ . . . . #wetchicken  #conurecrazy  #conurelove  #pineappleturquoise  #greencheekconure  #greencheekconuresofinstagram  #gcc  #featheredfriends  #fid  #shilohjay  #eightisaflock  #showcasing_pets  #cutepetclub  #spoiledpets  #ilovemybird  #birdlife  #birdsofig  #birdlove  #instaloveparrots  #ig_birds  #loveyourbird  #smallbusinesslove  #parrotsandcompany  #bestbirds